Time to rebuild reggae — Ronnie Burke

Sunday, November, 12 2017    

The Jamaican reggae music industry received a huge body blow with the death of Bob Marley and has not been able to recover since his passing in 1981. Read More

Music confab begins on high note

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, November, 12 2017    

DESPITE the heavy rains that drenched the Corporate Area last Thursday, it was 'all systems go' at Jamaica Music Conference's Conscious Reggae Party, which took place at Nanook on Burlington Avenue in St Andrew. Read More

Machel, Digicel seek budding musicans

Saturday, November, 11 2017    

SINCE the recent online launch of Digicel's Machel Montano Music Academy, more than 150 up-and-coming singers, songwriters and producers have submitted entries to be part of what fans are calling “an amazing initiative and a great opportunity to make someone's dreams come... Read More

45DiBoss debuts set

Saturday, November, 11 2017    

45DiBoss has high hopes for his debut album Love , Power and Sound Mind.Produced by DJ NA from California, the project boasts 12 tracks and was released on October 20. Read More

Soca vibes ruled at Hard Wine

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, November, 11 2017    

IT was an intense offering of soca music that reigned supreme at last Friday's staging of Hard Wine. Held at the Mas Camp in St Andrew, the event also featured dancehall music which was added to the melting pot of musical pot-pourri. Read More

Too much water for the 'Girls Dem Sugar'

Saturday, November, 11 2017    

THURSDAY'S inclement weather put a damper on Beenie Man's unplugged performance at the Reggae Mill Bar located at Devon House in St Andrew.The event, first in a new series of live stagings, was dubbed Live At The Devon. Read More

Grace jerk fest to serve up culture

Saturday, November, 11 2017    

THE 16th staging of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival Florida edition is set to unfold tomorrow at Markham Park in Sunrise, Florida.Among the entertainers scheduled to perform are Morgan Heritage, Yellowman, Tarrus Riley, Leon Coldero, Ken Boothe and the Code Red Band. Read More

Protoje ready to roll with Chronixx

Friday, November, 10 2017    

On December 1 and 2 when Chronixx takes his Chronology Tour to local audiences, Protoje will also be sharing his work with music lovers. Read More

Dreama releases CUM OVA

Friday, November, 10 2017    

Dreama is following up his radio hit Never Forget (One a Dem) with the release of Cum Ova . Read More

Star Boy looks to Seven Days

Friday, November, 10 2017    

Philadelphia -based Star Boy is currently in the island promoting his debut track called Seven Days . Read More

Lady Valy takes on Olympics

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, November, 10 2017    

UKRAINIAN reggae singer Lady Valy, who is a trained karate champion, has her sights set on competing in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Read More

Lucid, Sthar join forces

Friday, November, 10 2017    

John-Marc Lucid and Jamaican reggae artiste Fyah Sthar have teamed up for the collaborative effort Judas . The song was produced by Jamaica-based producer Slik Rrymez (Slik 4 Our Music Group). Read More

STATHS salutes Sanchez

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior writer | Friday, November, 10 2017    

Sanchez will be awarded by his alma mater St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) for his 30 years of unbroken service to the local entertainment industry. Read More

Delly drops new rhythm

Friday, November, 10 2017    

Delly Ranx is currently promoting his latest production, the Cotton Swab rhythm. He is confident it will make a good impression on his listeners. Read More

Dancehall ON SHOW at Art Basel

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, November, 10 2017    

Dancehall culture will have a presence at next month's Art Basel exhibition in Miami Beach. Sound system selector/show promoter Garfield “Chin” Bourne mounts a space there that shows the history and impact of sound systems on Jamaican music. Read More


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