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Bob Andy, the songwriter

Of the many classic songs Bob Andy wrote, none appealed to Michael Barnett more than I'm Going Home. As a Jamaican living in New York City during the 1970s, it carried a powerful message. Read More

Kartel in hot water
Vybz Kartel has once again found himself in hot water after a cellular phone was discovered in his possession by members of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) yesterday.... Read More

Anti-Viral goes viral
PARTY promoters Soca Therapy Jamaica successfully staged their first Twitter party dubbed Anti-Viral last Friday.... Read More

Artistes stay connected
As the entertainment industry buckles under the pressure due to restrictions brought on by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), artistes are turning to social media to stay connected with their fanbase.... Read More

Lincoln Prophet makes comeback

Saturday, March, 28 2020    

After a two-year break, singer Lincoln Prophet is preparing for a return to the music scene in April with Bon Jour , a self-produced lovers' rock ballad. Read More

Protoje, Chronixx are on 'Key'

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, March, 28 2020    

Protoje and Chronixx are featured on a remix of Alicia Keys' latest single Underdog which was released by RCA Records. It is co-produced by P2J and Izzy Beats. Read More

Bob Andy, dead at 75

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, March, 28 2020    

ARGUABLY one of reggae's most prolific songwriters, Bob Andy passed away peacefully at his St Andrew residence yesterday. The singer, who was battling cancer, was 75 years old. Read More

Stamma Gramma gives COVID-19 warning

Saturday, March, 28 2020    

Stamma Gramma, former dancehall singjay-cum-podcaster, hopes his podcast dubbed Patient Zero from The Grammar Podcast can assist in spreading awareness about the deadly coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and ultimately save... Read More

Feeling the Cali Roots rhythm

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Friday, March, 27 2020    

Due to the coronavirus, promoters of the California Roots Music and Arts Festival announced this week that the event has been rescheduled from May 22-24 to October 9-11 in the city of Monterey. Read More

Britney Spears claims to best Bolt

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Friday, March, 27 2020    

American singer-songwriter Britney Spears is claiming to have broken Usain Bolt's 9.58 100m world record.On Wednesday, the pop star took to Instagram to share a picture of a stopwatch which marked 5.97 seconds with her 23.7 million followers. Read More

Stinga J encourages skin bleaching

Friday, March, 27 2020    

While some entertainers believe skin bleaching enhances their complexion, others use it as part of their hype.Singer Stinga J says one of his musical influences, Vybz Kartel, inspired his latest single, White Out. Read More

Ritson gets assertive

Friday, March, 27 2020    

At a time when music sales have dipped significantly and American reggae acts continue to outsell their Jamaican counterparts, singjay Ritson is gearing up to release his sophomore album #Assertive. Read More

DJ Treasure calls for calm

Friday, March, 27 2020    

Up-and-coming producer DJ Treasure is appalled that gunmen seem intent on transforming Jamaica into a killing field, even as its citizens cower in fear at the looming public health crisis caused by the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Read More

Promoter joins COVID-19 fight

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, March, 27 2020    

Ibrahim Konteh of IBE Limited, co-promoter of the Strictly 2K and Soca Forever parties, has donated toiletries and sanitising agents to the Michelle Gabriel Old Age Home and Lionel Town Hospital, both in Clarendon. Read More

Complexxion has great expectations

Friday, March, 27 2020    

Canadian singjay Complexxion has great expectations for Crazy Love, his latest single. Female singer Shav-A is also featured on the track. Read More



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