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Postings from special guest contributors. From commentaries, to higher reasonings, to just running-off the mouth. “Everybody has an opinion!”

FORMER MISS JAMAICA UNIVERSE YENDI PHILLIPS, FILES FULL CUSTODY OF HER CHILD WITH DANCEHALL ARTIST CHINO McGREGOR!

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October 29, 2014
FORMER MISS JAMAICA UNIVERSE YENDI PHILLIPS, FILES FULL CUSTODY OF HER CHILD WITH DANCEHALL ARTIST CHINO McGREGOR!

By Barbara Gayle and Jerome Reynolds— KINGSTON, Jamaica: Former Miss Jamaica Universe and media personality, Yendi Phillipps, has filed for full custody of her child with dancehall entertainer, Chino, whose real name is Daniel McGregor. The application was filed in the Supreme Court this week by the law firm Nelson-Brown, Guy and Francis. Phillipps...
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SHAGGY’S RANCH ENTERTAINMENT ENTERS ANOTHER MILESTONE WITH RANCH DISTRIBUTION!

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October 29, 2014
SHAGGY’S RANCH ENTERTAINMENT ENTERS ANOTHER MILESTONE WITH RANCH DISTRIBUTION!

New York, New York —- As the home of industry veterans, Ranch Entertainment is a well respected production company and home of diamond selling, Grammy award winning artist Shaggy. Therefore, it is no surprise that they would be bombarded with inquiries and request to assist with distribution and “getting the music out there”.  ...
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DANCEHALL ARTIST KALADO DETAINED BY U.S. IMMIGRATION OFFICIALS!

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October 28, 2014
DANCEHALL ARTIST KALADO DETAINED BY U.S. IMMIGRATION OFFICIALS!

 Kalado —- Dancehall artist Kalado has been detained in the US, OBSERVER ONLINE has learnt. Sources say the ‘Good Good Bring Life’ singer has been detained on immigration issues since October 18, although it is said that his “papers are straight”. It is not clear at this time if charges have been laid against...
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REMEMBERING JAMAICA’S LEGENDARY ACTOR/COMEDIAN RANNY “MAAS RAN” WILLIAMS!

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October 28, 2014
REMEMBERING JAMAICA’S LEGENDARY ACTOR/COMEDIAN RANNY “MAAS RAN” WILLIAMS!

Amina Blackwood-Meeks in storytelling mode.—   By Marcia Rowe– In fine gesture, The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) staged a special event to commemorate the anniversary of the birth of Randolph ‘Maas Ran’ Williams, who would have celebrated his 102nd last Sunday. Aptly, the show was held at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre on Hope Road. Guided by...
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ALBUM REVIEW BY AUGUS TAYLOR: “ONWARDS AND UPWARDS FOR ETANA’S I RISE!”

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October 28, 2014
ALBUM REVIEW BY AUGUS TAYLOR: “ONWARDS AND UPWARDS FOR ETANA’S I RISE!”

Etana – the soft-spoken singer songwriter with the room-shaking voice – had a promising start with albums The Strong One and Free Expressions. However, she really came into her own with Shane Brown produced third effort Better Tomorrow, where she reoriented her soul-reggae fusion towards fierier roots. It was a side to her always evidenced by moments on her earlier records...
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KEN BOOTHE REMEMBERS HIS FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE JOHN HOTL!

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October 28, 2014
KEN BOOTHE REMEMBERS HIS FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE JOHN HOTL!

By Cecelia Campbell-Livingston—  Top: Ken Boothe Bottom: John Holt In tribute to singer John Holt who died on October 20 in London, England, the Jamaica Observer presents ‘Holt a Day’, a daily feature leading up to his funeral which is yet to be announced. ALTON Ellis, John Holt, Delroy Wilson and Ken Boothe are...
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TANYA STEPHENS TO MAKE HER MIDDLE EAST DEBUT ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1, IN DUBAI!

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October 28, 2014
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By Ma Felicidad De los Santos, For the first time in the Middle East, dancehall diva Tanya Stephens will rock the Reggae Beachfest at XL Beach Club, Habtoor Grand Resort and Spa in Dubai. Reggae artist Tanya Stephens is known for her hits such as Yuh Nuh Ready Fi Dis Yet, a single that later...
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ELEPHANT MAN’S RAPE TRIAL NOW SET FOR MARCH 16!

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October 27, 2014
ELEPHANT MAN’S RAPE TRIAL NOW SET FOR MARCH 16!

 KINGSTON, Jamaica — The rape trial of entertainer Elephant man has been pushed back to March 16, 2015. The date was set when the entertainer, whose real name is Oniel Bryan, appeared in the Home Circuit for trial today.  The case could not start due to other ongoing cases. The artist’s bail was extended....
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KEVIN ISAACS (GREGORY’S SON) RELEASES NEW EP “IF YOU LEAVE!”

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October 27, 2014
KEVIN ISAACS (GREGORY’S SON) RELEASES NEW EP “IF YOU LEAVE!”

Kevin Isaacs is a singer/songwriter from Kingston, Jamaica. Born on September 9, 1979. Kevin is the son of legendary reggae superstar the late Gregory Isaacs. Kevin has been singing from the age of  13, his first song recorded at that age was entitled “Thought We Were Friends“. Kevin’s debut album, “Father & Son”, released in 2000...
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“MORE CHILDREN (AS YOUNG AS FIVE) ARE EXPERIMENTING WITH SEX” SAYS JAMAICA’S FAMILY PLANNING OFFICIAL!

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October 27, 2014
“MORE CHILDREN (AS YOUNG AS FIVE) ARE EXPERIMENTING WITH SEX” SAYS JAMAICA’S FAMILY PLANNING OFFICIAL!

Shauna-Kay Rowe of the Family Planning and Education Unit of the Jamaica Red Cross. (Photo: Paul Henry)– KINGSTON, Jamaica — A family planning official is encouraging parents to talk with their children about sex at an early age as an increasing number of children are experimenting with sexual intercourse. Shauna-Kay Rowe of the Family...
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