D'Angel gets branded


DANCEHALL artiste D'Angel was named brand ambassador for Island Blo Bar, a premium styling salon offering quick and affordable styles for the woman on the go. The artiste will be required do speaking engagements, promotion and marketing via social media. "I am excited to be a brand ambassador for ... Read More

Vickers Dance Studio Vickers to awaken Sleeping Beauty
THE stage at the Little Theatre in St Andrew comes alive this weekend with the staging of Sleeping B ... Read More

OC G Sky’s the limit for OC G
SINGJAY OC G aims high with Jupiter, one of several new songs he has on the market. Jupiter is prod ... Read More

DJ Amber DJ Amber’s party tonight
DJ Amber stages the fifth Party Like It's Your Birthday today at Bourbon Beach in Negril. This is t ... Read More

Bashment comes to Greenwich Town

Saturday, November 28, 2015    

Ninjaman and Elephant Man

GREENWICH Town Bashment, the first in a series of community-outreach shows, takes place today at Seventh Street and First Avenue in that Kingston community. It is a joint venture between the Hunt's Bay Police and Greenwich Town residents to improve law enforcement/resident relations. Music industry veteran Tony Mack, who is part of the organising team, said a number of established and homegrown acts will perform. They include Ninjaman, Elephant Man, Kip Rich, Danny English, Steve Tulloch, The ... Read More

Noville Sal hopes for better times

Saturday, November 28, 2015    

Norville Sal

IN 1972, Delroy Wilson recorded Better Must Come, a song lamenting the tough economic and social times in Jamaica. With conditions not much better 43 years later, singer Norville Sal recently covered the track. Sal's version is produced by Crown International Productions, operated by brothers Norman and Ansel Owen. It is the lead song on their Better Must Come rhythm. "It's a great song and mi love how Jamaica accept it. Everybody ah give it full support," said Sal, whose real name is Norvill ... Read More

St Mary's Actor Boy

Friday, November 27, 2015    

Keron Davis

Budding actor/playwright Keron Davis dreams of opening his own production company. At just 19, Davis has written and directed over four plays, his latest titled Money Problem. The play debuted at the Annotto Bay Primary School in St Mary last Saturday. It shows at Dover Community Centre in that parish this weekend. In an interview with Splash, Davis explained his production's plot. "The story is based on a mother who is in a tight spot financially. She finds it difficult to send her child to ... Read More

The Morgan heritage takes on Billboard

BY SIMONE MORGAN Observer reporter morgans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November 27, 2015    

Jemere Morgan

ANOTHER reggae song has made the Billboard charts this year. The latest is Right Time, a collaboration between Jemere Morgan and Chinese pop star Vision, which debuted this week at number five on the website's Hot Singles Sales Chart. In an interview with Splash, Morgan — who is the son of reggae artiste Morgan Heritage's Gramps Morgan and grandson of singer Denroy Morgan — said he is grateful for the exposure the single has given him. "I am thankful to Vision for choosing me for t ... Read More

All set for Major Lazer

Friday, November 27, 2015    

Major Lazer

Anticipation is growing for the fourth Electronic Dance Music (EDM) event, Major Lazer + Friends LIVE, which will be held December 18 at Mas Camp in Kingston. For the second straight year, EDM maestros Major Lazer will headline the event which is promoted by Kamal Bankay. "This year the Early Bird tickets sold out in five days which is phenomenal. I think the public is looking forward to the event. I'm promising an amazing production and amazing lineup," Bankay told Splash. Last year, the eve ... Read More

DownSound looks ‘Farr Out’

Friday, November 27, 2015    

Cordel ‘Skatta’ Burrell

DOWNSOUND Records has released a new rhythm Farr Out, which features in the work of a number of dancehall artistes. According to producer Cordel 'Skatta' Burrell, he and the DownSound team found an opportunity to put some real vibes back into the dancehall with a high-energy rhythm that the streets can relate to. The rhythm features Vybz Kartel with How Mi Grow, Ishawna's Long Fingernail, Weh Dat Aguh by Chi Ching Ching and Harry Toddler's Use To. Last week, the set was abuzz with glitz, g ... Read More

Serani sings for the ladies

Friday, November 27, 2015    


Off the scene for more than a year, Serani returns with a song dedicated to the ladies. The self-produced single, Wait Till I Touch You, is released on the singer's Rockstone Media label. "My motivation for this song was directly based on turning on all females. I wanted it to be used by men as a song that can speak for them if they don't know how to get their point across" Serani told Splash. Wait Till I Touch You was released this month. It is from Serani's Fun Summer mixtape. After the ye ... Read More

Looking Back: Vegas the road warrior

Friday, November 27, 2015    


THOUGH his seventh album, Lovers Rock And Soul was released in October, much of 2015 saw Mr Vegas on the road. The 42-year-old singjay toured Europe and North America with artistes from his MV label, including Latty J and Natel. While he has been in the music business for over 20 years, Vegas is still being educated. "It has been a very interesting year. I learned a lot more about the industry. You can either let the challenges get the better of you or welcome the challenges," he said. His ... Read More

BOOM Dance Battle goes on the road

Friday, November 27, 2015    


HOT off the success of the dance crew clash, Badda Dan -- The Ultimate Dance Battle, energy drink BOOM will be including the competition as part of their annual all-island road show. For the past three years, BOOM's road show sought to attract up-and-coming artistes who would vie for a chance to win $100,000. This year, however, the team decided to change the focus and take the battle on an all-island tour. The move would assist with plans to reach and recruit more dance crews islandwide, and i ... Read More

Richie Spice for MoBay unplugged series

Friday, November 27, 2015    

Richie Spice

REGGAE singer Richie Spice will be the guest artiste at We Are Reggae monthly series at Doctors Cave Beach in Montego Bay, tomorrow night. "Once again, We Are Reggae presents the best of the reggae/dancehall genre. Our We Are Reggae loyalist are being treated to the best in the business. The intimacy, up-close and unplugged atmosphere creates the ambience of home. This is an experience that we want everyone to share. Staging this awe-inspiring event at the renowned Doctors Cave Beach, one of th ... Read More



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