2014 EVENTS

Report: Bobbi Kristina Brown used drugs before being found in tub

Report: Bobbi Kristina Brown used drugs before being found in tub

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston, was high on drugs the morning she was found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub, People magazine reported. Bobby Brown tells media to stop talking to the wrong people The magazine quoted a source “familiar with the details of the situation” who said Brown was under the influence on Jan. 31, the day she was discovered in a batht... »

Turbo Blacks Drops “Gully Bop Attack”

Turbo Blacks Drops “Gully Bop Attack”

These days every aspiring dancehall artists want to say something about Gully Bop to get some attention. Rising dancehall star Turbo Blacks is looking to make a name for himself and he is getting some attention with his new single “Gully Bop Attack” where he also took shots at Ninja Man. The single was released under the deejays own label R&G. The deejay said the song is not a diss track but m... »

NEW VIDEO: Dexta Daps & Tifa – Jealous Ova

NEW VIDEO: Dexta Daps & Tifa – Jealous Ova

Dexter Daps and Tifa created the perfect Valentine’s dancehall love ballad with “Jealous Ova” and now they have released the official video directed by The Creative Inc. The Daseca Productions-produced single has been getting a lot of attention since making it’s debut in October last year. The video saw Tifa and Dexta Daps at a beach party getting jealous over each other. In the end Tifa transform... »

Bahamian Immigration officer charged with rape of Jamaican, denied bail

Bahamian Immigration officer charged with rape of Jamaican, denied bail

The Senior Immigration Officer charged with the rape of a 28 year old Jamaican woman at his house in December in the Bahamas was denied bail when he appeared in court on Thursday afternoon. Norman Bastian,53, appeared before Magistrate Andrew Forbes. It is expected that the matter will proceed by way of a voluntary bill of indictment which means that a preliminary inquiry will be by-passed and the... »

NEW VIDEO: I-Octane – “Call Me Over”

NEW VIDEO: I-Octane – “Call Me Over”

This is the second music video from I-Octane over the last month. The video for the dancehall love ballad “Call Me Over” was directed by Kevin Allen and featured a beautiful female showing off her workout and poll dancing techniques before getting fresh and calling over the singjay. I-Octane other music video “Gyal Ting” is also bubbling up on the charts. Watch the official music video for I-Octan... »

New St Kitts-Nevis PM sworn in

New St Kitts-Nevis PM sworn in

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (CMC) — Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris yesterday took the oath of office as the new head of government in this twin-island federation following Monday’s general election in which Team Unity swept the St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) out of office after 20 years. Harris, 51, told those gathered at the official residence of the governor general that his elevation to ... »

Clergyman in Jamaica says some missing children being used as sacrifices

Clergyman in Jamaica says some missing children being used as sacrifices

BY KIMMO MATTHEWS Observer staff reporter A senior church leader claimed yesterday that some of the cases in which children have gone missing could be linked to underground organisations carrying out satanic practices. The clergyman, Errol Rattray, president and CEO at Errol Rattray Evangelistic Association, said religious leaders in Jamaica have received reports that the practice of blood sacrifi... »

Member Of Nicki Minaj Team Stabbed To Death In Philadelphia

Member Of Nicki Minaj Team Stabbed To Death In Philadelphia

Nicki Minaj is currently mourning the death of a member of her touring team. The Young Money rapper broke the news via Twitter On Wednesday after two members of her team were stabbed in Philadelphia. “Two members of my team were stabbed last night in Philly. One was killed. They had only been there for two days rehearsing for the tour,” Nicki Minaj wrote on Twitter. According to Billboard the dead... »

Man gets shot for ‘wining’ on girl at T&T carnival

Man gets shot for ‘wining’ on girl at T&T carnival

Trinidad and Tobago police are currently searching for a man who shot and killed 29-year-old Aston Antoine for allegedly ‘wining’ on his ex-girlfriend during a Carnival event. According to information gathered by the police, Antoine attended a Jouvert event in Port-of-Spain, where he danced with two women. While dancing the trio was approached by a male, and a squabble ensued. Antoine was trailed ... »

Rick Ross, Meek Mill Involved In Nightclub Brawl In NYC

Rick Ross, Meek Mill Involved In Nightclub Brawl In NYC

Rick Ross and his protege Meek Mill were involved in a massive nightclub brawl in New York City over the All-Star weekend. The Maybach Music group chief was hosting a party at Liberty Theatre in NYC. TMZ reported that Meek mill was in the same section as Ricky Rozay when someone threw a bottle. A fight erupt and Meek Mill was seen throwing a few punches. Ross didn’t get physical but his bodyguards... »

Jamaican Girls Buying Bigger Butts

Jamaican Girls Buying Bigger Butts

Tyrone Thompson, Gleaner Writer Jamaicans seek bank loans to get plastic surgeons to increase the size of their buttocks as the demand for cosmetic surgery rises. The harsh economic climate facing the country has not dampened the desire for physical perfection as more and more Jamaicans flock to plastic surgeons to change their look. While emphasising that not all forms of plastic surgeries are ne... »

Elephant Man’s babymother gets five years on cocaine charges

Elephant Man’s babymother gets five years on cocaine charges

Former ZIP FM personality Crimson, aka Sidonie McLeod, pleaded guilty to a second-degree conspiracy charge and was sentenced to five years in state prison. This was confirmed by Peter Aseltine, public information officer of the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office. Mcleod, who is also the babymother of deejay Elephant Man, was held in October 2013 in a major drug raid which took down a Jamaica-bas... »

Machel Montano retains Power Soca Monarch title

Machel Montano retains Power Soca Monarch title

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Trinidadian Soca star, Machel Montano, retained the Power Soca Monarch title during the early hours of Saturday holding off a strong challenge from Neil “ Iwer” George and veteran comedienne Nikki Crosby during the “Fantastic Friday” celebrations as Carnival activities moved into the final weekend ahead of the traditional street jump up on Tuesday. Montano, dr... »

NO SHOW OF USAIN BOLT at the Camperdown Classic in Jamaica

NO SHOW OF USAIN BOLT at the Camperdown Classic in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Despite the build-up, world record holder for the 100m and 200m, Usian Bolt did not make his season debut today at the Camperdown Classic meet which ended a short while ago at the National Stadium. No official reason was given for Bolt’s non participation. Javon Francis who was running for the time in almost a year won his heat of the 400m in a time of 46.29 seconds. Francis la... »

Gully Bop claims he stole light for community members

Gully Bop claims he stole light for community members

Recording star Gully Bop has dismissed reports that stardom has led him to become disprespectful to residents of Grants Pen, the St Andrew community from where he hails. While expressing his love for Grants Pen, the deejay noted that he has given a lot to the community over the years. Among the ‘deeds’, in his estimation, he claimed that he stole light for community members in the past. “A lie tha... »

VETERAN dancehall artiste Ninjaman lashes ‘scammers’

VETERAN dancehall artiste Ninjaman lashes ‘scammers’

Ninjaman VETERAN dancehall artiste Ninjaman has blasted several of the industry’s young turks who have resorted to “gimmicks instead of lyrics” to get noticed. Ninjaman, whose given name is Desmond Ballentine, was speaking to the Jamaica Observer in an exclusive interview earlier this week. “There are a lot of scammers in the music business; is not just people who a scam ot... »

Flippa Mafia returns to court on February 24th

Flippa Mafia returns to court on February 24th

Flashy dancehall recording artiste Flippa Mafia, aka Flippa Moggella, will face trial in a New Jersey court in April or May this year on cocaine peddling and money laundering charges. He will return to court on February 24th. “We are due in court on February 24 to handle several motions, at which time we expect to get a new trial date. Originally, the trial date was set for late January, but weath... »

US extradites first Jamaican for lottery scams

US extradites first Jamaican for lottery scams

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Twenty-eight-year-old Damion Bryan Barrett, the first Jamaican to be extradited to the United States based on charges of defrauding Americans in connection with a lottery scheme, arrived in Opa-locka, Florida today. According to information from the United States Justice Department, he was extradited based on charges that he committed fraud as part of an international lot... »

Freddie McGregor mourning mother’s passing

Freddie McGregor mourning mother’s passing

A Saturday night’s tribute to reggae king Bob Marley, singer I-Octane paused his performance, asking the audience to spare a thought for another veteran of the music industry, Freddie McGregor, who has just lost his mother. “Mek we big up Mr Freddie McGregor who just lose him mother. Nuff other artiste wouldn’t come perform tonight, but him come and deliver,” said I-Octane.... »

Jamaican producer on scamming rap in US

Jamaican producer on scamming rap in US

JAMAICAN music producer Anju Blaxxx was granted bail when he appeared in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Miami, yesterday. The 30-year-old Blaxxx, whose given name is Andrew Sayeed Myrie, was arrested by American law enforcement officers on lottery scam charges in Florida last Friday. He is charged in the state of North Dakota with mail and wire fraud in connection wi... »

Meet Kaci Fennell The Miss Universe That Never Won

Meet Kaci Fennell The Miss Universe That Never Won

Almost every Jamaican at home and abroad should know who is Kaci Fennell by now. She will go down in history as the Miss Universe that never won. The Jamaican beauty was crowned fourth runner up for the 2015 Miss Universe titled. But the world believed that she should have won over Miss Colombia Paulina Vega. Twitter blew up instantly with people worldwide voicing their disappointments with even s... »

Drake Not Happy About Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill Hookup

Drake Not Happy About Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill Hookup

Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill whirlwind romance is heating up but it turns out Drake is not handling it too well. Sources close to the Trinidadian rapper told us that Drake was really hoping that he would be the one Nicki Minaj hooked up with. “Yes it’s true Drake felt some type of way about it… there (Nicki Minaj and Drake) relationship is definitely not the same right now,” a source said  “They have... »

JAMAICA’S Double Olympic Sprint Champion Usain Bolt’s Is Back

JAMAICA’S Double Olympic Sprint Champion Usain Bolt’s Is Back

JAMAICA’S double Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt is scheduled to make his return to the track at Saturday’s Camperdown Classic after cutting his injury-plagued season short last August. Bolt, who ran just three races in 2014, has been entered for the Valentine’s Day Camperdown Classic on February 14 at the National Stadium. Following his 9.98sec victory in Poland on August 23,... »

Bobbi Kristina Boyfriend Nick Under Investigation For Foul Play

Bobbi Kristina Boyfriend Nick Under Investigation For Foul Play

While Bobbi Kristina Brown is laying in a coma at Emory hospital in Georgia, cops are investigating whether or not there were foul play involved in the incident. Two weekends ago the 21-year-old daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown was found face down unresponsive in her bathtub at her home in Roswell, Georgia. But now cops are reportedly investigating the incident for possible foul play. S... »

Birdman Shut Out Of Nicki Minaj Pre-Grammy Party

Birdman Shut Out Of Nicki Minaj Pre-Grammy Party

Seems there might be some tensions brewing between Birdman and Nicki Minaj after rumors that she would be leaving Cash Money with Lil Wayne. TMZ has reported that Birdman was denied entry into a pre-Grammy party that Nicki Minaj was hosting last night in West Hollywood. The Cash Money honcho reportedly turned up at the club with a large entourage at 1:45 AM when the club was supposed to be closed ... »

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