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  • Gil Bailey is back on the air

    September 2, 2018 5:33 AM 19

    After one year off the airwaves, veteran broadcaster Gil Bailey is back on New York radio. Since June, he has hosted the two-hour Gil Bailey Show on Saturdays on WNSR 620 AM, starting at 7 am. Bailey is a pioneer of Caribbean radio in the Big Apple, having started at WHB1 in 1970. He also co-host The Gil and Pat Bailey Show with his wife on WNWK and WPAT. Known

  • ZJ Milo aiming to become a distinctive brand

    September 1, 2018 2:00 PM 10

    For years ZJ Milo has been working continuously on the turntables in an effort to become a distinctive brand who is always eager to rock any event he is booked for. ZJ Milo, real name Odane Francis, hails from the Kingston 13 area and he is also a budding promoter, who sometimes teams up with fellow selector Hotta Rice. "Any event we book for is straight

  • Kranium pleased with progress

    September 1, 2018 8:31 AM 12

    ATLANTIC Records-rostered deejay Kranium says he is happy with the way his career is progressing. “Mi have record ah do weh it haffi do because music doesn't come with a retirement plan... Mi a waan streaming artiste and hits come in different forms,” he told the Jamaica Observer hours after he and his Frequent Flyers crew were named winners of the 2018 Red Bull Culture

  • Producers stage private screening of Yardie in Jamaica

    August 31, 2018 10:48 PM 15

    KINGSTON, Jamaica — Executive producers of the film 'Yardie', which was filmed in Jamaica, will be hosting a private screening of the film tomorrow at 11:30 am at the Palace Cineplex, Sovereign Centre in St Andrew. The film, which was based on a novel by Victor Headley and directed by British actor Idris Elba, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival

  • So Kool gets good feedback for 'Your Love'

    August 31, 2018 1:42 PM 6

    Brooklyn-based dancehall artiste So Kool has released an eye-grabbing visual for his latest single, 'Your Love'. Featuring RJ, the track was released on July 24, and the music video followed shortly after. According to the artiste, the song is geared towards the female audience and boasts a catchy, instantly infectious hook that has garnered him a lot of attention

  • Million salutes his mother

    August 31, 2018 5:25 AM 5

    Mama is the latest single from singer Million. It pays homage to his mother Leahnora Scott. The track, which was produced by Stereophonic Music Group, was released on all major digital platforms in May. “I did this song for my mother because she's a great mother and I wanted to pay my respects to her and all the other wonderful mothers in the world through

  • Gov't giving support to Count Prince Miller farewell — Grange

    August 31, 2018 2:27 AM 15

    KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, says her ministry will organise a service of thanksgiving for the life of the late Jamaican music pioneer Count Prince Miller. “The thanksgiving service will be held at the Louise Bennett Garden Theatre in Kingston at a date to be announced, and will be open to members

  • Policulture crosses into Billboard chart

    August 29, 2018 5:16 AM 6

    SIX-MEMBER reggae band Policulture's latest effort, Mountains to Cross, is the group's first entry on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart. It debuts at number four on this week's chart with first-week sales of 152 copies. The 10-song set was released on the group's Policulture Records on August 17. Among the tracks are the collaborative efforts Breathe

  • KIN- You’ve never seen anything like this

    August 29, 2018 4:28 AM 4

    KIN is the story of an unexpected hero destined for greatness. A 12-year-old African-American boy discovers a weapon on the street that puts a big threat on his back. Chased by a vengeful criminal (James Franco), the Feds and a gang of otherworldly soldiers, the teenager (Myles Truitt) and his recently released ex-con brother (Jack Reynor) are forced

  • The Happytime Murders: Justice isn’t always warm and fuzzy

    August 29, 2018 4:28 AM 6

    After 35 years of entertaining children, the puppets are finally ready to reveal what happens when the kids are not around. The Happytime Murders is a comedy set in the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles where puppets and humans coexist. Detective Phil Philips is a down-on-his-luck puppet who used to work for the Los Angeles Police Department. When two puppets