Irie jamming with Cali B

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, April, 15 2018    

This is the second in a 10-part series on Jamaicans who have made their mark on North American radio.  Read More

Cocoa Tea headlines Chicago Jerk Festival

By Kevin Jackson Observer Writer | Sunday, April, 15 2018    

 Veteran reggae singer Cocoa Tea headlines the inaugural Chicago Jerk Festival, which is scheduled to take place on June 24 at Washington Park in that city. Read More

Reggae, Canada style

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 15 2018    

Over the years, a steady stream of reggae acts have called Canada home and have tried to build the market there, however, the market there has never been as lucrative as that of its North American neighbour, the United States of America. Read More

All for Sugar

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Saturday, April, 14 2018    

PASHON Minott — daughter of late singer and sound system operator Sugar Minott — is celebrating her father's life, this time in a charitable way. Read More

Xaymaca Pop-Up Lyme well received

Saturday, April, 14 2018    

Patrons attending Xaymaca Pop-Up Lyme were treated to well-received soca mixes on the roof top of the Emancipation Park Car Park in New Kingston recently. Read More

Surprises Sabina

Saturday, April, 14 2018    

HUNDREDS of soca fans piled into Sabina Park in Kingston for I Love Soca Jamaica Cooler Festival last week Wednesday. Read More

Colourful excitement at Bacchanal J'Ouvert

Saturday, April, 14 2018    

Paint , partying, and pleasure defined Bacchanal J'Ouvert, the penultimate event for Bacchanal Jamaica, at Mas Camp in St Andrew, last Friday. Read More

Sagicor sweetens carnival experience

Saturday, April, 14 2018    

Carnival revellers playing mas with the Xodus and Bacchannal Jamaica bands were in for a treat from Sagicor Bank when they collected their costumes from the respective distribution centres, in preparation for the road march last Sunday. Read More

Revelling with a cause

Saturday, April, 14 2018    

SUNDAY'S Carnival road march saw thousands of costume-clad revellers making their way throughout the Corporate Area in their respective bands — Xaymaca International, Xodus and Bacchanal Jamaica. Read More

Tailgate JA a hit Tailgate JA a hit

Saturday, April, 14 2018    

The National Stadium Car Park in St Andrew was a buzz with activity recently as Dream Entertainment, along with Yuma from Trinidad, had the first in what is to become a staple event, Tailgate JA. Read More

Talk it out!

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Friday, April, 13 2018    

Music insider Clyde McKenzie has weighed in on the drama between Dennis Howard, general manager for radio services at the RJR Communications Group, and members of the dancehall community. Read More

Don G makes a change in Luxembourg

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, April, 13 2018    

JUST when you thought the saying 'every wey yuh go Jamaican dey dey' was worn, one pops up in the most unlikely location and gives it new life. Don G, a singjay from Linstead, is among the 590,000 residents of Luxembourg. Read More

Humbleton calls for end to violence

Friday, April, 13 2018    

The upsurge in crime and violence in Jamaica hasn't gone unnoticed by recording artiste Humbleton. The singjay, who resides in New York, wants to see the crime rate reduced significantly. Read More

Singer Samory I calls for unity

Friday, April, 13 2018    

Roots artiste Samory I is calling for unity in Jamaica following his tour of Europe last month. Read More

I-Octane wants to conquer the globe

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, April, 13 2018    

I-Octane is taking his brand to a new level. Read More


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