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GYPTIAN RECEIVES TOP HONORS AT THE AFRICAN ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS!

GYPTIAN RECEIVES TOP HONORS AT THE AFRICAN ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS!

From South Florida Caribbean News—- NEW JERSEY – Reggae Superstar Gyptian received top honors this past weekend in New Jersey at the African Entertainment Awards! The Cicely Tyson Theatre in East Orange, New Jersey was abuzz for the staging of the 3rdannual African Entertainment Awards (AEA Awards). The awards show, which recognizes the best talent from Africa and the African Diaspora, saw the who’s who of industry talent convene to celebrate awards for 34 categories. Gyptian who performed “Leave You Alone” and … Read entire article »

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USAIN BOLT IS DETERMINED TO PURSUE A CAREER IN SOCCER!

USAIN BOLT IS DETERMINED TO PURSUE A CAREER IN SOCCER!

Retired sprint king Usain Bolt has vowed to pursue his dream of playing professional football, but admits he will not “embarrass” himself if his goal is out of reach. The Jamaican track and field superstar, who retired from athletics after August’s World Championships, has long spoken of trying his hand at football and has been invited to train with Bundesliga side … Read entire article »

PERFORMERS STAND FOR PETER TOSH IN TRIBUTE!

PERFORMERS STAND FOR PETER TOSH IN TRIBUTE!

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter—  From left: Nadine Suutherland, Pam Hall and Gem Myers. (Photos: Garfield Robinson)— THE spirit of Winston Hubert McIntosh — Peter Tosh — was palpable on Saturday evening at the second annual staging of the tribute concert, part of a series of activities paying homage to the late reggae icon. Staged at the Pulse complex in New Kingston, the … Read entire article »

RAGING FYAH KICKS OFF WORLD TOUR, OCTOBER 31, IN BELGIUM!

RAGING FYAH KICKS OFF WORLD TOUR, OCTOBER 31, IN BELGIUM!

 Raging Fyah — Grammy-nominated band Raging Fyah are scheduled to kick off a month-long tour of Europe and North America on October 31 in Belgium. In November they have dates lined-up for The Netherlands, Sweden, Germany and Switzerland, as well as Montego Bay, where they are booked for the Welcome To Jamrock Cruise. The quintet — comprising Kumar “Kumz” Bent, Delroy “Pele” Hamilton, … Read entire article »

CAUSION IS UPBEAT ABOUT HIS LATEST RELEASE “BETTER FOR YOU”!

CAUSION IS UPBEAT ABOUT HIS LATEST RELEASE “BETTER FOR YOU”!

 Causion— Most artists believe they have a hit song every time they leave the recording booth. Some allow fans and critics to make that call. Antiguan singer Causion has felt the hit song fever a few times in his 20-year career. The latest rush comes with Better For You, his recently released ballad. He co-produced the song with Maurice Gregory, with whom he has … Read entire article »

RAPPER GUCCI MANE, TIES THE KNOT WITH JAMAICAN KEYSHIA KA’OIR IN MIAMI!

RAPPER GUCCI MANE, TIES THE KNOT WITH JAMAICAN KEYSHIA KA’OIR IN MIAMI!

American rapper Gucci Mane tied the knot with his Jamaican belle Keyshia Ka’oir on Tuesday, October 17. The two were married in a much publicized event at the Four Seasons hotel in Miami. The $1.7-million wedding, which was televised live on BET, saw the beautiful Ka’ior walking down an elevated aisle surrounded by dozens of well-wishers. The guest list included Sean “Diddy” Combs, … Read entire article »

REGGAE ARTIST SHANE O MAKES HIS RETURN WITH “LAST DAYS”!

REGGAE ARTIST SHANE O MAKES HIS RETURN WITH “LAST DAYS”!

SHANE O has appeared to score with his recently released single Last Days, released on the Damage Music label. The single has racked up over 400,000 views on Facebook, 240,000 spins on one YouTube channel. “The song just ready fi buss now, because it is playing hard in the UK and Japan, and I am getting requests for dubs and jingles from all over the … Read entire article »

THE QUEEN TAKES OVER THE TOP SPOT, AS NESBETH, LIVE WYYA/CAPLETON MAKE NEW ENTRIES!

THE QUEEN TAKES OVER THE TOP SPOT, AS NESBETH, LIVE WYYA/CAPLETON MAKE NEW ENTRIES!

THE FOUNDATION RADIO NETWORK TOP 30 MUSIC CHART (NY)    10/13/17   TW      LW WOC TITLE                                      ARTIST                                 LABEL                      HPR 1          2       15        KING OF BABYLON (1)     MARCIA GRIFFITHS   PENTHOUSE RECORDS #1 2          4       14        Woman                                    Peter Lloyd                             Black Light Records   #2 3          5       14        No Love                                  Singing Melody                      Unity Yawd Records   #3 4          1       19        Kiss (2)                                    Chyna Nicole                          World Beat Records    #1 5          3       17        … Read entire article »

EDUCATORS AND ENTERTAINERS USED CONCERT TO TEACH STUDENTS THE CULTURE OF JAMAICA!

EDUCATORS AND ENTERTAINERS USED CONCERT TO TEACH STUDENTS THE CULTURE OF JAMAICA!

By Stephanie Lyew— Stephanie Lyew Students of Sts Peter and Paul Preparatory do a skit to show unity of between Norman Manley and Alexander Bustamante and their political parties.— Saints Peter and Paul Preparatory School recently hosted a compelling Heritage Day celebration. The event, under the theme ‘Embracing Our National Heroes and Heroine in Concert’, featured performances from the student body, the teaching and administrative … Read entire article »

TAD’S RECORDS RELEASES THE 4th INSTALLMENT OF ITS SUCCESSFUL COMPILATION “REGGAE JAMMIN”!

TAD’S RECORDS RELEASES THE 4th INSTALLMENT OF ITS SUCCESSFUL COMPILATION “REGGAE JAMMIN”!

 Top: Etana Bottom: Mavado— The fourth edition of Tad’s International Record’s Reggae Jammin ‘ compilation album was released on October 13. It contains songs by a number of dancehall heavyweights including Mavado, Tarrus Riley, Jah Cure and Aidonia. Mavado’s song is Fresh Cash, while Riley’s contribution is Just The Way You Are. Pressure We Hard is the name of Jah Cure’s song, with the catchy Yeah Yeahcoming from Aidonia. Also represented on … Read entire article »