Niko dies from kidney complications

Selector Niko Chromatic of popular sound system Chromatic is dead.The disc jock succumbed to complications of kidney disease at the University Hospital of the West Indies in St Andrew on Tuesday. Read More

Prendergast lawyers up
Attorneys representing film maker and actress Donisha Prendergast and her friends, who claim their rights were violated during an April 30 incident, are requesting a meeting with the Rialto Police Department in California to discuss the...... Read More

Reggae's man in Ottawa
This is the fifth in 10-part series on Jamaicans who have made their mark on North American radio.†... Read More

StyleWeek to put Kgn on show
KINGSTON is slated to benefit from this year's staging of annual fashion exposť StyleWeek Jamaica, according to Deiwght Peters, founder and CEO of Saint International.... Read More

Dexter's accused denied bail

Wednesday, May, 9 2018    

Romario Brown, the Corporate Area tattoo artiste who reportedly confessed to killing fashion designer Dexter Pottinger in August 2017, was further remanded when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish court yesterday. Read More

Startime boss pleased with swansong

Wednesday, May, 9 2018    

Michael Barnett, principal of Startime, said since Saturday's finale, a number of people have reached out to him offering assistance to keep the vintage series going. Read More

No grudge thing

Wednesday, May, 9 2018    

Silva Sky Plaza was the perfect venue for Staci and Poochie's party that saw Sound Govament, DJ Banka, and Road Karma dishing out the music without any grudges. Here's OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER KARL MCLARTY'S report. Read More

Bad card!

Wednesday, May, 9 2018    

Donisha Prendergast, granddaughter of Bob and Rita Marley, is planning to take legal action against the Rialto Police Department in California. Read More

Romain rebounds Romain rebounds on Billboard

Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

Romain Virgo's latest album Love Sick spent one week at number one on the Billboard Reggae Album Chart a few weeks ago. After falling out of the Top 10, it returns at number five this week. Read More

Dynamq reigns at US Rumble

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

A malfunctioning laptop could not stop Dynamq Sound International's Kennedy Lorya from winning last Saturday night's US Rumble, held at The Garage in The Bronx, New York. Read More

Good vibes at Jazz N Cabaret

BY BASIL WALTERS Observer writer | Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

The latest in the bi-monthly Jazz N Cabaret in the Gardens of the Pegasus Hotel in New Kingston was a diverse presentation — a fusion of sounds performed by Jamaican artistes. Read More

More Kaya in Cali

Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

Third World guitarist Stephen “Cat” Coore believes moving the Kaya Fest event to California this year was a master stroke, given the State's liberal views on ganja. The show's second staging took place April 28-29 in San Bernardino at Nos Events... Read More

Eve gives Damian Marley thumbs up

Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

AMERICAN rapper and talk show host Eve has included Jamaican artiste Damian Marley in a list of artistes that African-American youth should listen to. Read More

Joe promises Jamathon update

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, May, 8 2018    

SIX months after Caribbean Love Now Jamathon's staging, event organiser Josef Bogdanovich says he will soon update the public on money collected from the benefit concert. A specific date was not given. Read More

Startime gets sweet send-off

Monday, May, 7 2018    

“This cannot be the last Startime.” That was the sentiment coming from the stage and audience as the final instalment of the 30-year-old vintage concert series unfolded at Kingston's Mas Camp on Saturday. Read More


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