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Bobby Digital: Legendary Reggae/Dancehall Producer Is Dead At 59

Bobby Digital: Legendary Reggae/Dancehall Producer Is Dead At 59

Vybz Kartel Congratulates 16-Year-Old Son Likkle Addi Who Has A Baby On The Way (Pictures)

Vybz Kartel Congratulates 16-Year-Old Son Likkle Addi Who Has A Baby On The Way (Pictures)

St. Lucia Carnival Postponed Until July 2021

St. Lucia Carnival Postponed Until July 2021

Vybz Kartel’s Baby Mama Sherika Todd Looks Just Like Rihanna, Gaza Fans Are Shook

Vybz Kartel’s Baby Mama Sherika Todd Looks Just Like Rihanna, Gaza Fans Are Shook

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Bobby Digital: Legendary Reggae/Dancehall Producer Is Dead At 59

Bobby Digital: Legendary Reggae/Dancehall Producer Is Dead At 59

Popular reggae and dancehall music producer Bobby Digital has passed away. Robert Dixon, who is more popularly known by his professional name Bobby Digital, has died at the age of 59. The music produc... »

Vybz Kartel Congratulates 16-Year-Old Son Likkle Addi Who Has A Baby On The Way (Pictures)

Vybz Kartel Congratulates 16-Year-Old Son Likkle Addi Who Has A Baby On The Way (Pictures)

Vybz Kartel is about to be a grandfather as his 16-year-old son is expecting a baby boy soon. One of life’s greatest quests is to be able to leave a legacy that the upcoming generation can benefit fro... »

St. Lucia Carnival Postponed Until July 2021

St. Lucia Carnival Postponed Until July 2021

As the coronavirus spreads across the Caribbean, the government of St. Lucia has decided to postpone this year’s carnival until 2021. This year’s event was to be held from July 15 to July 22, this sum... »

Vybz Kartel’s Baby Mama Sherika Todd Looks Just Like Rihanna, Gaza Fans Are Shook

Vybz Kartel’s Baby Mama Sherika Todd Looks Just Like Rihanna, Gaza Fans Are Shook

Vybz Kartel’s baby mama Sherika Todd could be Rihanna’s twin sister and Gaza fans are shook. The recently concluded Mother’s Day saw many of dancehall’s biggest talents wishing both their ... »

Dancehall Star Popcaan Cuts His Signature Locks, Fans Can’t Handle It (Video and Pictures)

Dancehall Star Popcaan Cuts His Signature Locks, Fans Can’t Handle It (Video and Pictures)

Popcaan chops off his signature locks and now beating a low fade, but fans can’t handle it. A few new images which emerged on Popcaan’s Instagram account earlier today, are leaving many of his 2... »

Dancehall Artistes Vybz Kartel, Mavado, Aidonia, Koffee Honored Their Mothers On Mother’s Day

Dancehall Artistes Vybz Kartel, Mavado, Aidonia, Koffee Honored Their Mothers On Mother’s Day

Yesterday was Mother’s Day, and artists in the dancehall community are celebrating the first women in their lives. Dancehall artists are showing love to their moms today on social media with several h... »

Jamaican Ska Sensation, Millie Small, is dead

Jamaican Ska Sensation, Millie Small, is dead

Jamaican singer, Millie Small, the artiste who lit the fuse for the 1960s ska explosion, has died at the age of 73 after suffering a stroke. The star was most famous for her hit single ‘My Boy Lollipo... »

Beenie Man’s Daughter Desha Ravers Involved In Car Crash, Thankful To Be Alive

Beenie Man’s Daughter Desha Ravers Involved In Car Crash, Thankful To Be Alive

Beenie Man’s daughter Desha Ravers says she thankful to be alive following a car crash. It was only four days ago that Deshagaye ‘Desha Davis‘ Davis shared a few glam shots next to her Honda Fit motor... »

CIRCLE OF LIFE Inner Circle launches poetry competition

CIRCLE OF LIFE Inner Circle launches poetry competition

MORE than 100 entries have been submitted for Poem For Life, a contest initiated by Ian Lewis of the Inner Circle band and his son Abebe. Submissions opened April 27 and closes May 18 when the Top 10 ... »

Did Boosie Badazz Outed DJ Khaled As A Coke Dealer? (VIDEO)

Did Boosie Badazz Outed DJ Khaled As A Coke Dealer? (VIDEO)

Did Lil Boosie just let it slip that he once bought cocaine from DJ Khaled? Baton Rouge rapper Boosie Badazz revealed in a recent interview some pretty interesting news about his time on tour several ... »

Reggae Sumfest 2020 Officially Canceled Due To COVID-19

Reggae Sumfest 2020 Officially Canceled Due To COVID-19

The 2020 Reggae Sumfest, which was booked for mid-July, has officially been dropped from the itinerary due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After announcing that there was news to come, pretty much-prepping ... »

Dancehall Star Dexta Daps Released From Jail

Dancehall Star Dexta Daps Released From Jail

Dexta Daps has been released from jail. April 30 is proving to be a day of jubilation for the Seaview Garden’s singjay, who was recently released from custody. Peter Champagnie, the attorney at law wh... »

Dancehall Artist Flippa Mafia’s Convicted Brother Deported To Jamaica

Dancehall Artist Flippa Mafia’s Convicted Brother Deported To Jamaica

lippa Mafia’s brother is currently on Jamaican soil. Andrew Davis, more popularly known as Flippa Mafia or Flippa Moggela along with his two brothers, Roger and Kemar Davis, were sentenced on drugs an... »

T&T police commissioner: Don’t wine on officers

T&T police commissioner: Don’t wine on officers

Police Commissioner Gary Griffith said officers should not allow masqueraders to wine on them during Carnival, adding that people have also tried to wine on him but he refused. Speaking at Thursday’s ... »

Elephant Man, Bad Boy Trevor for court today

Elephant Man, Bad Boy Trevor for court today

IT will be no laughing matter in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way-Tree, today as actor/comedian Garfield “Bad Boy Trevor” Reid and deejay Elephant Man make scheduled appearances. Re... »

Rihanna declares war on COVID-19

Rihanna declares war on COVID-19

Barbadian singing superstar Rihanna says her Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF) is expanding support for the COVID-19 global response. CLF said it has collaborated with Twitter & Square Chief Executive... »

Haiti rocked by 5.5 earthquake

Haiti rocked by 5.5 earthquake

PORT OF PRINCE, Haiti, Apr. 18, CMC – An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 was felt in sections of Haiti on Sunday morning. The Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC) reports that at 9.14am (local tim... »

Dancehall Artiste Dexta Daps to spend second weekend in lockup before hearing

Dancehall Artiste Dexta Daps to spend second weekend in lockup before hearing

Dancehall artiste Dexta Daps will have another shot at securing his freedom when he appears in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Monday, April 20. The artiste’s lawyer, Peter Champagnie... »

‘Together We Stand’ telethon raises $50 million for COVID-19 fight in Jamaica

‘Together We Stand’ telethon raises $50 million for COVID-19 fight in Jamaica

Government has raised approximately $50 million from Sunday’s ‘Together We Stand’ telethon to aid in the fight against COVID-19 in Jamaica. The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertain... »

Dancehall Legend Aidonia Blast Jamaicans Who Ignores Coronavirus Quarantine

Dancehall Legend Aidonia Blast Jamaicans Who Ignores Coronavirus Quarantine

Aidonia and other dancehall artists are urging fans and locals to stay inside and follow government ordered protocols. The COVID-19 situation in Jamaica started off under the guise of ample control, b... »

Love and Harmony to sail next year

Love and Harmony to sail next year

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter HE 2020 voyage of the Love and Harmony cruise is the latest event to fall victim to the coronavirus pandemic. Organisers have taken to social media and anno... »

Dancehall Singjay Dexta Dap’s lawyer seeks his release

Dancehall Singjay Dexta Dap’s lawyer seeks his release

Dexta Daps’s lead attorney, Peter Champagnie QC, will be seeking to get his client released today when he appears in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way-Tree. The dancehall singj... »

New York Radio Pioneer Gil Bailey dies from COVID-19

New York Radio Pioneer Gil Bailey dies from COVID-19

NEW YORK, United States — Veteran Broadcaster and Radio personality, Gil Bailey died in the United States this morning. His death was a result of the coronavirus, multiple sources have confirmed. Bail... »

Minister Marion Hall aka Lady Saw denies US Visa

Minister Marion Hall aka Lady Saw denies US Visa

Minister Marion Hall, formerly queen of the dancehall Lady Saw, is speaking out after her application for an O1 US visa was denied. In 2015, Marion Hall relinquished all connections to the secular wor... »

Dancehall Veteran Foota Hype Released From Jail Due To COVID-19

Dancehall Veteran Foota Hype Released From Jail Due To COVID-19

Foota Hype has been released from jail due to his risk of contracting COVID-19. Thousands of inmates across the US have been released from jail over the past few weeks as the deadly coronavirus pandem... »

Dancehall Singjay Dexta Daps Remains In Police Custody Despite No Charges (VIDEO)

Dancehall Singjay Dexta Daps Remains In Police Custody Despite No Charges (VIDEO)

Dexta Daps remains in police custody despite not being charged. Singjay Louis Grandison, more popularly known as Dexta Daps, was taken into custody yesterday (April 8) and spent last night at the Hunt... »

Beenie Man’s Girls Dem Sugar lands #84 spot on Billboard countdown

Beenie Man’s Girls Dem Sugar lands #84 spot on Billboard countdown

This is how Beenie Man’s Best Reggae Album Grammy Award became the gift that keeps on giving. On a reflective note in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Billboard.com scoured their archives, harking b... »

Dancehall Reacts To Vybz Kartel Appeal Verdict, Fans Blast Attorney

Dancehall Reacts To Vybz Kartel Appeal Verdict, Fans Blast Attorney

The dancehall community is reacting to Vybz Kartel losing his appeal case, and some fans are now blasting his defense attorney, Valerie Neita-Robertson. Social Media erupted last night when it was ann... »

Vybz Kartel Loses His Appeal To Overturn Murder Conviction

Vybz Kartel Loses His Appeal To Overturn Murder Conviction

Vybz Kartel suffered a crushing defeat as the Appeal Court handed down its verdict today. The day has finally come for Vybz Kartel to hear his fate, and though his appeal was basically denied, he migh... »

Vybz Kartel Appeal Verdict To Be Handed Down On Friday, Dancehall Icon Upbeat

Vybz Kartel Appeal Verdict To Be Handed Down On Friday, Dancehall Icon Upbeat

Incarcerated dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel will hopefully be a free man soon. Breaking news interrupted our typical day to announce that there has finally been some development in Vybz Kartel’s ... »

Jamaica Reggae Radio Irie FM Goes Off Air, Owes $35 Million In Royalties

Jamaica Reggae Radio Irie FM Goes Off Air, Owes $35 Million In Royalties

Famed reggae radio station Irie FM is currently off the air. Irie FM is one of Jamaica’s leading radio stations whose mantra is fixated on the promotion of authentic reggae music. Sadly some listeners... »

Vybz Kartel Prison Cell Raided, Cellphone Recovered, Facing Solitary Confinement

Vybz Kartel Prison Cell Raided, Cellphone Recovered, Facing Solitary Confinement

Vybz Kartel found himself in serious trouble after correctional officers searched his prison cell and uncovered a cellphone, which is a banned item. Vybz Kartel fans are running to his defense as auth... »

Dancehall Icon Elephant Man Charged For Lying About COVID-19, Faces Jail Time

Dancehall Icon Elephant Man Charged For Lying About COVID-19, Faces Jail Time

Elephant Man is looking at some possible jail time for lying to Immigration about COVID-19 A few days ago, dancehall deejay Elephant Man took to social media to share his side of the story about what ... »

Foota Hype Remains Incarcerated In Florida, Relocated To New Prison

Foota Hype Remains Incarcerated In Florida, Relocated To New Prison

Foota Hype is still incarcerated in the United States. Apart from being a dancehall disc jockey, Foota Hype is also known for his regular social media commentary on the hot topic floating around in th... »

Dancehall Icon Elephant Man Apologize For Lying To Immigration About Coronavirus

Dancehall Icon Elephant Man Apologize For Lying To Immigration About Coronavirus

Dancehall artiste Oneal Byran, better known as Elephant Man, is currently being investigated on the basis of false declaration to immigration, following his return to Jamaica. A whistleblower in the f... »

Dr Peter Phillips asks Cuba for drug to fight coronavirus

Dr Peter Phillips asks Cuba for drug to fight coronavirus

KINGSTON, Jamaica — President of the opposition People’s National Party (PNP), Dr Peter Phillips, has reached out to the Government of Cuba for Jamaica to access the anti-viral drug Interferon A... »

Penn Relays Statement on the Coronavirus

3/13/2020 7:02:00 AM In light of the recent announcements made yesterday by the NCAA, the City of Philadelphia, and multiple professional leagues regarding their cancellation or suspension of champion... »

Penn continuing to evaluate decision to hold Penn Relay 2020

Penn continuing to evaluate decision to hold Penn Relay 2020

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the Division of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Pennsylvania is continuing to evaluate the decision to host the 126th Penn Relays... »

Carnival in Jamaica postponed to October

Carnival in Jamaica postponed to October

Jamaica’s carnival celebrations have been postponed by six months to October as a safety measure against the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the island. Kamal Bankay, Chairman of t... »

Tobago Jazz cancelled, St Maarten’s carnival postponed due to COVID-19

Tobago Jazz cancelled, St Maarten’s carnival postponed due to COVID-19

With Trinidad and Tobago, Cuba and the Cayman Islands the latest countries in the region to record cases of COVID-19, two events in Tobago and St Maarten have joined the list of those that will not be... »

Dancehall Veteran Lady G To Release Tell-All Book

Dancehall Veteran Lady G To Release Tell-All Book

Dancehall veteran, Lady G, is carrying out the finishing touches on her tell-all book chronicling her 30-year musical journey, which is set to be released before the end of this year. According to Lad... »

‘Irie Jam, New York’ Reggae Mission

‘Irie Jam, New York’ Reggae Mission

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer Roy “DJ Roy” Walters of Irie Jam Radio (third from left) with (from left) Kabaka Pyramid, Christopher Ellis and Vershon at Tuff Gong studios in Kingston. Irie... »

Pharrell Williams Recording New Music With Buju Banton In Jamaica

Pharrell Williams Recording New Music With Buju Banton In Jamaica

Pharrell Williams and Buju Banton might have some new music on the way. The late 90s and the early 2000s were glorious times for both hip hop and dancehall music. Big facts. The era produced timeless ... »

Rapper Lil Kim Reportedly Had MORE Surgery On Her Face & Body (Pics)

Rapper Lil Kim Reportedly Had MORE Surgery On Her Face & Body (Pics)

Rap superstar Lil Kim recently underwent a series of new plastic surgery procedures, according to new social media reports. And yesterday, MTO News obtained pics of Lil Kim’s new and improved fa... »

Michael Jordan Delivers Touching Tribute To Kobe Bryant During Memorial (VIDEO)

Michael Jordan Delivers Touching Tribute To Kobe Bryant During Memorial (VIDEO)

NBA legend delivered a touching tribute to late NBA champion Kobe Bryant during Monday’s memorial, which left him and many others in floods of tears. “Maybe it surprised people that Kobe a... »

Reggae Boyz striker Darren Mattocks faces felony charges in US

Reggae Boyz striker Darren Mattocks faces felony charges in US

Reggae Boyz striker Darren Mattocks faces two felonies in the USA, international media has reported. The 29-year-old will face the court accused of making a false, fraudulent, or incomplete insurance ... »

Machel Montano Got Married To Longtime Girlfriend Renee Butcher

Machel Montano Got Married To Longtime Girlfriend Renee Butcher

Soca superstar Machel Montano invited thousands of fans to watch him get married in a grand finale concert. Machel Montano is well known for his annual concert event in Trinidad called Machel Monday. ... »

Amari ‘surrenders life to Christ’, says she’s done with Gully Bop

Amari ‘surrenders life to Christ’, says she’s done with Gully Bop

Social media personality Amari “DJ Mona Lisa”,  known for her tumultuous relationship with dancehall star Gully Bop, is calling it quits with the deejay. Why? She has given her life to Chr... »

Bounty Killer Donates $250K To Dancehall Pioneer Junior Byles Suffering From Mental Illness

Bounty Killer Donates $250K To Dancehall Pioneer Junior Byles Suffering From Mental Illness

ounty Killer appeared OnStage with Winford Williams where he donated $250K to dancehall pioneer Junior Byles, through his . During his time on-air, the veteran dancehall artist talked about a very imp... »

Spragga Benz Says Cops Constantly Harassed Him After His Son’s Murder

Spragga Benz Says Cops Constantly Harassed Him After His Son’s Murder

Veteran Dancehall artiste Spragga Benz has explained the reason why he has maintained a low profile on Jamaica’s music scene over the last several years. According to the 50-year-old, since the killin... »

Bob Marley Foundation Assisting In Reggae Boyz Qatar 2020 Marketing Campaign

Bob Marley Foundation Assisting In Reggae Boyz Qatar 2020 Marketing Campaign

The Bob Marley Foundation, led by Cedella Marley, has engaged in another partnership with the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), aimed at assisting with marketing and sponsorship generation for the na... »

Story Of Vybz Kartel Getting Freed By Appeal Court Is A Hoax

Story Of Vybz Kartel Getting Freed By Appeal Court Is A Hoax

Vybz Kartel is not yet a free man, so the story that has been circulating is a hoax. The dancehall deejay’s attorney is dispelling rumors that the DEEJAY’S APPEAL VERDICT has already arrived in ... »

Koffee Says Kendrick Lamar Collab Is On The Way

Koffee Says Kendrick Lamar Collab Is On The Way

Does Koffee have a new collaboration in the works with Kendrick Lamar? Rapper Kendrick Lamar is one of the greatest artists in his genre and of his time. Many other artists, both young and old, aspire... »

Bob Marley’s Classic “Redemption Song” Gets New Visual On His 75th Birthday

Bob Marley’s Classic “Redemption Song” Gets New Visual On His 75th Birthday

Bob Marley would’ve been 75 years old, if he was still alive. The new animated video for Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song,” which was released by his estate yesterday, has been receiving rave revie... »

Jamaican passport among the lowest ranked in the Caribbean

Jamaican passport among the lowest ranked in the Caribbean

As the world enters a new decade, Barbados remains as the Caribbean country with the most powerful passport. The Jamaican passport, on the other hand, continues to be among the lowest ranked in the re... »

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