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JAMAICAN ARTIST NESBETH RETURNS WITH ‘SUCCESS STORY’!

JAMAICAN ARTIST NESBETH RETURNS WITH ‘SUCCESS STORY’!

Nesbeth has scored another hit. Success Story, produced by Oneil “Foota Hype” Thomas, is creating waves on radio and has resonated with music fans. “The inspiration behind Success Story is really the story before the success,” Nesbeth explained in an interview with Splash. Success Story is a follow-up to Nesbeth’s 2015 massive hit My Dream, which topped several reggae charts locally and overseas. Asked if he felt pressured to deliver another hit as big as My Dream, Nesbeth said: “Difficult is not the word. All I know … Read entire article »

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UNITED STATES-BASED SINGER BARBEE LAUNCHES CLOTHING LINE!

UNITED STATES-BASED SINGER BARBEE LAUNCHES CLOTHING LINE!

UNITED States-based artist Barbee recently launched a clothing line called African Barbee Collection. In an interview with the Jamaica Observer, the singjay said it was her love for African and Caribbean fashion that propelled her to starting her fashion line. “I love dressing up but, more importantly, I like to highlight both sides of my culture. All the pieces have an African and Caribbean feel to them. My team and I hand-picked each of the patterns that … Read entire article »

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USAIN BOLT SILENCES DOUBTERS ABOUT INJURY VIA TWITTER POST!

USAIN BOLT SILENCES DOUBTERS ABOUT INJURY VIA TWITTER POST!

KINGSTON, Jamaica— Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt took to Twitter posting medical proof of a torn hamstring in an effort to silence doubters who questioned whether he was genuinely injured during 4×100 relay final at the World Championship in London last Saturday. It is reported by various media outlets that Bolt shared an image — which he later deleted — of a medical scan showing a torn hamstring. Alongside the post he wrote, ”sadly I have … Read entire article »

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JAMAICAN MAN DIES IN CANADIAN FARM ACCIDENT!

JAMAICAN MAN DIES IN CANADIAN FARM ACCIDENT!

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A Jamaican farm worker, who was working in Teeterville, Cananda, died on Tuesday when he became trapped beneath a tractor he was driving. According to Canadian reports, around 9:00 am, 43-year-old Ernest Williamson was on a routine trip to pick up a fuel tank when the tractor rolled into an embankment, wound up in the water and somehow resulted in him being trapped under water beneath the back tire. His employer, Mike Bergman, reportedly … Read entire article »

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RESIDENTS IN THE RED GROUND COMMUNITY COMPLAIN OF NOT GETTING WATER FOR SIX MONTHS, WHILE NEIGHBORING NEGRIL “SWIMMING” IN IT!

RESIDENTS IN THE RED GROUND COMMUNITY COMPLAIN OF NOT GETTING WATER FOR SIX MONTHS, WHILE NEIGHBORING NEGRIL “SWIMMING” IN IT!

By SHANICE WATSON— An infuriated resident of Red Ground, Westmoreland, has come forward to lament that members of the community have not seen a drop of water in their pipes for the past six months, while the neighbouring resort area Negril is ‘swimming’ in the sparse commodity. “I feel we have been pushed to the side, and it’s not nice to live in a country where you have to be doing without an essential of life, and … Read entire article »

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“DON’T DILUTE JAMAICAN MUSIC” A PLEA FROM UK-BASED DEEJAY EPIK JONES!

“DON’T DILUTE JAMAICAN MUSIC” A PLEA FROM UK-BASED DEEJAY EPIK JONES!

By Curtis Campbell—   UK based recording artist, Epik Jones is promoting a new record titled Dancehall Girl, which he hopes will tap into the international market, especially since Jamaican music has been experiencing a rebirth courtesy of Major Lazer, Justin Bieber, Drake, Rihanna among others. Though the Jamaican sound has been doing favorably well in the US, music produced by local artists selling at the same rate as foreign acts. However, Epik Jones is advising fellow music enthusiasts … Read entire article »

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THE KINGSTON COMMUNITY OF ROCKFORT, IS SUFFERING FROM MONTHS OF MURDERS, THEFT, AND GUNFIGHTS!

THE KINGSTON COMMUNITY OF ROCKFORT, IS SUFFERING FROM MONTHS OF MURDERS, THEFT, AND GUNFIGHTS!

BY JAVENE SKYERS Observer staff reporter—   THE Rockfort Development Council is hoping that a press conference slated for tomorrow will help to shed more light on what is a dire situation in the Rockfort community, which has been rife with bouts of crime and violence due to conflicts between several factions. According to chairman of the council and Rockfort resident, Oswald Service, the past five months has been especially daunting for the Kingston community members who have been … Read entire article »

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JAMAICAN SINGER ANTHONY SEASONING, TO SUE TRINIDAD & TOBAGO FOR DISCRIMINATION!

JAMAICAN SINGER ANTHONY SEASONING, TO SUE TRINIDAD & TOBAGO FOR DISCRIMINATION!

 Anthony Seasoning— Singer Anthony Seasoning said he intends to seek legal representation in the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) after allegedly being detained in Trinidad and kicked out two weeks ago. He was en route from Suriname to Jamaica. “I wasn’t coming to their country. I was coming from Suriname to Jamaica when they detained me for about an hour, locked me in a room, and no one was communicating with me. They put a reject stamp in … Read entire article »

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VP RECORDS TO RE-RELEASE THE CLASSIC HUGH MUNDELL ALBUM “AFRICA MUST BE FREE BY 1983!”

VP RECORDS TO RE-RELEASE THE CLASSIC HUGH MUNDELL ALBUM “AFRICA MUST BE FREE BY 1983!”

An exclusive re-release of Hugh Mundell and Augustus Pablo’s “Africa Must be Free by 1983,” will be released on VP Records on August 18th. The original 1978 release became a prominent title in the roots reggae genre earning a five-star review by Rolling Stone magazine. In commemoration of the Greensleeves 40th anniversary this year, the new release offers listeners a re-mastered and re-sequenced ‘showcase style’ of the classic album. The two-part CD includes eight tracks by … Read entire article »

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DANCEHALL ARTIST ALKALINE, REPORTEDLY REFUSED TO SIGN SEAN KINGSTON’S CONTRACTUAL OFFER!

DANCEHALL ARTIST ALKALINE, REPORTEDLY REFUSED TO SIGN SEAN KINGSTON’S CONTRACTUAL OFFER!

By The Tropixs UK—   Dancehall superstar Alkaline allegedly refused an offer to sign for Pop Superstar Sean Kingston’s record label before their recent beef. According to media reports, the “Impact” deejay allegedly turned down an opportunity to sign for Kingston’s Time Is Money record label following their “Ride On Me” remix collaboration. Sources say the Vendetta deejay flatly refused Kingston’s offer as he never saw it doing anything towards the growth of his career, and was unconvinced by … Read entire article »

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