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JEREME MORGAN (GRAMPS’ SON) MAKES THE BILLBOARD CHART WITH HIS DEBUT ALBUM “TRANSITION!”

January 19, 2017
JEREME MORGAN (GRAMPS’ SON) MAKES THE BILLBOARD CHART WITH HIS DEBUT ALBUM “TRANSITION!”

BY KEVIN JACKSON—  Jemere Morgan.— Jemere Morgan, son of Morgan Heritage member Gramps Morgan, makes his debut on the Billboard Reggae album chart this week. His debut album Transition enters at number four. Transition, released on January 6 via Dada Son Entertainment, contains 17 tracks. It also includes collaborations with Toian (Bang Bang); Agent...
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SINGER TOM LAING TO TAKE HIS CAREER TO NEW HEIGHTS IN 2017!

January 19, 2017
SINGER TOM LAING TO TAKE HIS CAREER TO NEW HEIGHTS IN 2017!

  New York-based reggae singer Tom Laing is ready to take his career to the top of the music world. The Trench Town born singer who is known for songs such as Belly of the Beast featuring Capleton, Finally Free and Front Door is set to release several new projects. His first release for...
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POETRY IN MOTION 2017, FEBRUARY 26, TO DONATE TO CHARITIES!

January 18, 2017
POETRY IN MOTION 2017, FEBRUARY 26, TO DONATE TO CHARITIES!

   Dub poet Yasus Afari in performance at a previous staging of Poetry in Motion.Delahayes Photos– THE 14th staging of spoken word festival, Poetry in Motion (PiM) is scheduled for Manchester Golf Club on Brumalia Road, Mandeville, on Sunday, February 26. Showtime is slated for a 6:00 pm start. According to organizer Yasus Afari,...
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CORPORATE JAMAICA ACCUSED OF SIDING WITH SOCA OVER DANCEHALL!

January 18, 2017
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By Curtis Campbell—- Bounty Killer— Carnival season 2017 is already on the lips of many Jamaicans with as many as four separate carnival brands aiming to take over the Corporate Area this year. With the scarcity of sponsorship for live shows in Jamaica, which incidentally saw the cancellation of Sting last year, some music industry...
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RARE HISTORIC DEAD HEAT RACE AT CAYMANAS PARK!

January 17, 2017
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Trainers DaCosta, Nunes battle reaches new heights    Top: WHAT A DUEL: Vision of Gold (Omar Walker — on the outside) locked in battle with Counter Attack (Linton Steadman). The result was a dead heat. (Photos: Garfield Robinson) The 10th race at Caymanas Park on Saturday provided a grand finale to the day’s racing...
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UK-BASED REGGAE SINGER TALL RICH, HEADS TO JAMAICA TO PROMOTE NEW ALBUM “CHANGES!”

January 17, 2017
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 Tall Rich.— UNITED Kingdom-based reggae singer Tall Rich said he would be heading to Jamaica in a few weeks to promote his album Changes. According to the entertainer, he would be re-releasing the set, which premiered in 2011. “I decided to release it in Jamaica as I want it to reach a more global...
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BRITISH PREMIER RADIO JOCK/SELECTOR DAVID RODIGAN, TO LAUNCH HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY “MY LIFE IN REGGAE” ON MARCH 20!

January 17, 2017
BRITISH PREMIER RADIO JOCK/SELECTOR DAVID RODIGAN, TO LAUNCH HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY “MY LIFE IN REGGAE” ON MARCH 20!

BY APRIL CLARE WELSH—-  Rodigan will launch the book with a tour that includes sets from Massive Attack’s Daddy G and Jazzie B. David Rodigan, the UK’s premier reggae selector, has announced his autobiography, My Life in Reggae. As the title suggests, the book shines a light on Rodigan’s four-decade love affair with reggae and...
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“GETTING BACK A U.S. VISA FOR BUSY SIGNAL WAS NOT EASY” SAYS LAWYER ANDREW R. CRUMBIE!

January 17, 2017
“GETTING BACK A U.S. VISA FOR BUSY SIGNAL WAS NOT EASY” SAYS LAWYER ANDREW R. CRUMBIE!

Busy Signal—- The lawyer who helped Busy Signal to get a United States visa has described the process as tedious. “The legal process in this instance was not an easy one, but we relied on well-settled case law to bring this case to a successful conclusion,” said lawyer Andrew R. Crumbie. Crumbie represented Busy Signal during...
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JAMAICA TO HOST THE UNITED NATIONS’ TOURISM CONFERENCE IN NOVEMBER!

January 16, 2017
JAMAICA TO HOST THE UNITED NATIONS’ TOURISM CONFERENCE IN NOVEMBER!

BY BALFORD HENRY—  RIFAI… this is a unique opportunity to build a more responsible and committed tourism sector– The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is celebrating sustainable tourism this year, and Jamaica is to host the major event on the program – the International Conference on Sustainable Tourism. The Jamaica Observer has been...
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TUFF GONG INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS WITH FLORIDA-BASED SUNPRESS VINYL, TO RELAUNCH PRESSING OF VINYL RECORDS!

January 15, 2017
TUFF GONG INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS WITH FLORIDA-BASED SUNPRESS VINYL, TO RELAUNCH PRESSING OF VINYL RECORDS!

Tuff Gong International, the entertainment company founded by global music icon Bob Marley, will relaunch its vinyl manufacturing services this February in partnership with Sunpress Vinyl. Considered by music purists to provide the premium listening experience, sales of vinyl records are on the rise, hitting a 28-year record high last year. Tuff Gong’s vinyl...
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