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Anaicon drops RebelWise

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AS they approach their teens, most children are preparing for high school and the next phase of their education. Career choices may still be a way off. But it was totally different for Oshaine DeVaine Anderson. While in grade 6 at Discovery Bay All-Age School in St Ann, his teacher, Ms Lawrence, w ... Read More

Ninja Man Ninjaman to return to court
Ninjaman is scheduled to return to the Home Circuit Court in Kingston on July 27. The entertainer, ... Read More

Godiva Golding Miss St Catherine crowned
Godiva Golding, a Brown’s Town Community College graduate, is the Jamaica Cultural Development ... Read More

NesbethKarl McLarty Nesbeth loses sister
Still in mourning over the passing of his wife, Ann-Marie, three months ago, reggae singer Nesbeth i ... Read More

Ricky Teetz holds firm

Saturday, May 28, 2016    

Ricky Teetz

Holding Firm, Rickey Teetz’ new song with I-Octane, is part of a busy summer for the Montego Bay deejay. The single is produced by ZJ Dymond for Full Chaarge Records. “The song is about never giving up, regardless where you come from or what’s going on in your life. The feedback from this collaboration has been spectacular so far,” said Rickey Teetz. Last year was a productive one for Rickey Teetz. He made his second appearance at Dancehall Night of Reggae Sumfest and ... Read More

Give Thanks for the original PrymeTyme

Saturday, May 28, 2016    

PrymeTyme

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Unlike most artistes whose careers and style are influenced by others, singjay PrymeTyme says he never tried to copy anyone. Being original has been priority since launching his career 10 years ago. "Mi never really look at copying another man style yuh nuh. Mi jus' try do my thing. Is a one a way style," he said. That original flavour can be heard on Go Hard, his second EP which drops June 20 on G Records. The nine-track project's lead single is Give Thanks. Prime ... Read More

Rolling with Orlando Nine

Saturday, May 28, 2016    

Orlando Nine

Singjay Orlando Nine salutes the ladies’ man on his latest song, Roll With Me. “Straight-up, is a ‘gallis’ song. Jamaican man always want whole heap a woman, so dis is for dem,” said the diminutive artiste. Roll With Me is produced by Mad Boss Productions. It was released last week, specifically for a summer impact. “Is a summer song dat everyone can party to,” said Orlando Nine (real name Orlando Perch), who is also a member of the group, Higha Craab ... Read More

Schoolaz drops God Bless Pickney

Saturday, May 28, 2016    

Jah Schoolaz

CITING dancehall’s lack of spiritual music, Bronx-based singjay Jah Schoolaz is stepping up to the plate with his latest effort God Bless Pickney. “Dancehall music is short of spiritual food. We have to teach the youth dem the right thing. We owe it to them,” Jah Schoolaz, 35, told Jamaica Observer. Released three months ago, God Bless Pickney is on the singjay’s Positively Entertainment Records label. He shared his inspiration for penning and recording the single. &l ... Read More

Muslim rapper cancels TV slot to avoid Trump

Saturday, May 28, 2016    

West Bank born rapper, Belly

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — The rapper Belly, a Canadian of Palestinian origin, cancelled a coveted appearance on a late-night US television show as a protest against fellow guest, Donald Trump. Belly had been due to perform with R&B sensation TheWeeknd on Wednesday night on Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote the rapper’s upcoming album Another Day In Paradise. But Belly announced that he was scrapping the performance because Trump was the main guest, with the rapper saying he pr ... Read More

A Spicy affair promised

Friday, May 27, 2016    

Spice drew on the energy of the female partygoers.

Local performances by high-riding female deejay Spice are becoming fewer these days, thanks to what she describes as a truly hectic schedule of overseas engagements. Later tonight Jamaicans will get a chance to see her in action as she is set to grace the stage at MVP Fridays, held at the Pulse Complex in New Kingston. “It’s my usual high-energy, bag-a-tings kind of performance that I will be bringing to this performance. I have a lot of surprises and giveaways for my audience, man ... Read More

Family ties - Dahj dedicates career to J Capri

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Friday, May 27, 2016    

Dahj

Following the death of his cousin J Capri in late 2015, music producer Dahj felt the need to continue her musical journey by stepping from behind the console and becoming an artiste. “I’ve been involved in music for 13 years now. I started out producing, but now I have decided to take up the mantle of pushing my career as a singer,” he told Splash. “With the passing of Jordan, I felt a burning urge to continue the legacy she left behind.” So far Dahj has released ... Read More

Question for Tr3mma Jr

Friday, May 27, 2016    

Tr3mma

Tr3mma Jr, formerly known as Singing White, recently released two singles Sensimenia Smoking and Naturally . Originally from the Grants Pen area of Kingston, Tr3mma’s style is heavily influenced by two of his musical heroes, Sanchez and Wayne Wonder. While recording as Singing White, he gained some traction with his 1987 cover of Kenny Rogers’ You Decorated My Life. That was his debut single for Sonic Sounds. Subsequent releases included World Dance, Blood a Run and Give Thanks. ... Read More

No worry from Sykah

Friday, May 27, 2016    

Sykah

Budding singjay Sykah is hoping to get his breakthrough via his latest single Dont Worry Yuh Self. Released in March, the entertainer said the song aims at inspiring others who are going through challenging times. “We are all faced with trying times and sometimes giving up seems to be the only option, but I always encourage others to pick themselves up and try again. This is what the song is all about and I am hoping that it will not only be an encouragement to others, but that it wil ... Read More

Crushed to the core in Canada

Friday, May 27, 2016    

Regina Hall in a scene from Scary Movie.

A Real Hollywood moment doesn’t get any better than when it’s your own. Every year from January through February, the American TV industry marks the start of a pilot season. That’s where studios team up with networks and visa versa to shoot the first episode (pilot) of what many hope will be a hit series and last for 100 episodes, go into syndication, and, as some people will say, live happily ever after. This year’s pilot season was a busy one for actors and actresses ... Read More



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