Like fathers, like sons

They were toddlers when their fathers were recording hit songs in the 1970s, but Abebe Lewis and Taki Miller are aware of the legacies Ian Lewis and Jacob Miller established with The Inner Circle band. Read More

'More power to Inner Circle'
The 1960s saw dawning of the Black Power movement in North America and the Caribbean. A decade later, Rastafari exploded in Jamaica.... Read More

It all started at JC
Grammy Award-winning band Inner Circle celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, and will embark on their “Rockers 50” tour of Europe, starting in June.... Read More

Remembering 'Killer' Miller
WHEN word spread that Jacob “Killer” Miller died in a car crash in Kingston on March 23, 1980, Jamaica was stunned.... Read More

Ffurious expected to release My Time

Friday, May, 4 2018    

Ffurious is hoping to make a significant impact on the international music scene with his forthcoming EP titled My Time. Read More

Hood Celebrityy keeping her eyes on the Trophy

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, May, 4 2018    

Walking Trophy , the hit single from rapper/dancehall artiste Hood Celebrityy, continues to make inroads on various Billboard charts. The song entered the R&B Hip Hop Airplay chart at number 40. Over on the Reggae Digital Song Sales chart, it moves... Read More

Putting down roots

By Sade Gardner Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 4 2018    

Jamaica College (JC) was the meeting ground for three boys who formed a band called The Inner Circle 50 years ago. Michael “Ibo” Cooper met Roger Lewis in the early 1960s at the institution, where they developed and explored their interests in music. Read More

Tifa releases new single today

Friday, May, 4 2018    

TIFA will debut the first single from her yet-to-be titled album today.The track, Ja Party, is produced by Christopher Birch on the Birchill Records imprint. Read More

Memories by the score

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, May, 3 2018    

The finale of the popular Startime series takes place on Saturday at Mas Camp in St Andrew. The Jamaica Observer , which is one of its sponsors, presents a series of stories on its impact and stars leading up to the event.  Read More

New additions to Sumfest

Thursday, May, 3 2018    

A few changes are coming for this year's staging of Reggae Sumfest. Read More

MoBay Crab Fest set for May 19

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 3 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The eight staging of the highly anticipated family event, the MoBay Crab Festival, is set for Pier One in Montego Bay on Saturday, May 19. Read More

Miss Jamaica World Cornwall launched

Thursday, May, 3 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Following the recent launch of the Miss Jamaica World Pageant by new franchise holder, Crown of Beauty Jamaica Limited, Complete Entertainment (CES) Services last week launched the county's version of the prestigious pageant for the western... Read More

A safe Sumfest

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, May, 3 2018    

THE state of public emergency currently in place in St James will have no adverse effect on this year's staging of the annual music festival Reggae Sumfest, according to organisers.The event is slated for July 15 to 22. Read More

Still thrilling after 25 years

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Wednesday, May, 2 2018    

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Paycus pleads for peace

Wednesday, May, 2 2018    

Britain-based singjay Paycus is currently in the island and is putting some promotional muscle behind his latest studio efforts: No Gun Friend, Time Out, and Carnival Mix. Read More


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