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CHYNA Nicole is back with her first album in four years. Released today, Level of Concern is produced by Jumpout Production LLC. The New York-based singer, whose parents are originally from Waterhouse in Kingston, spoke about the project with Jamaica Observer’s Splash. “Everyone was professional, experienced, creative and extremely talented. We all put in the […]

ON May 25 as the cellphone recording of a white police officer suffocating a black man in Minneapolis went viral, Canada-based singer Tony Anthony was among the millions shocked by the graphic footage. The death of that black man, George Floyd, has sparked international condemnation of racism and police brutality. It inspired Anthony to release […]

The chant ‘Jah is real’ no doubt has the same potency to a Rastafarian as the sentence ‘God is real’ does to Christians. For reggae artistes Pressure Busspipe and Protoje, who recently collaborated on a song, titled Jah is Real, and subsequently got together to shoot the accompanying music video, the live word, sound and […]

WITH COVID-19 bringing the entertainment sector to a halt with travel restrictions and a ban on public gatherings, industry professionals have been keeping in touch with their fans via online platforms. Locally, Instagram and Facebook have been the two main platforms utilised by artistes, DJs and selectors. But while the platforms allow industry professionals to […]

Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica: The Reggae Collector’s Edition has been enjoying major chart success since its official release last Friday. The compilation album, headlined by ‘King of African Dancehall’ Shatta Wale, and which features other big names such as Capleton, Beenie Man, Sizzla, Tommy Lee Sparta, Wayne Wonder and Don Yute, debuted on charts […]

Following last week’s call for the phased reopening of Jamaica’s entertainment industry by Promoter Andrew Bellamy, a slew of other well-known event promoters have come forward with supporting arguments. Citing that the time has come for the country to start returning to some level of ‘normalcy’, these promoters have said that they will work with […]

Television and social media platforms will be the engines that will run the Jamaica Festival Song Competition this year, as the COVID-19 restrictions continue to challenge the entertainment industry. In the run-up to the actual finals in July, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange has announced that there will be several changes […]

HUNDREDS of patrons, including entertainment personalities, made the journey to Caymanas Golf Club in St Catherine for Coppershot’s 25th anniversary last Saturday night. The occasion, which saw the sound system in action, as well as performances from several artistes, was electrifying from start to finish. Playing a potpourri of dancehall, reggae, and hip hop songs, […]

Ras Myrhdak aka Siqx Godfather says the gun violence plaguing Jamaica can be drastically reduced if all artistes decided to clean up their lyrics. “We, as artistes, have been feeding the youths negative thoughts and ideas for decades now. When a gunman name established, either through lyrics by an artiste in a song; every other […]

MYSTIC Revealers, the Bull Bay-based roots-reggae band, are among headliners for the fifth Rastafari Rootz Fest, scheduled for Long Bay Beach Park from December 20-22. They are slated to perform on the second day. The announcement was made during the event’s media launch at Bob Marley Museum on Hope Road in Kingston last Wednesday. Anthony […]