Capleton's chronicles

CAPLETON was offered bail on Monday when he appeared at the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way-Tree. The 51-year-old singjay spent the weekend in lock up at the Half-Way-Tree Police Station after being arrested and charged on May 11 for rape. Read More

Frassman Brilliant on Money Hunt
Earlier this week, dancehall deejay Frassman Brilliant began his promotional tour in Florida for his latest single Money Hunt.... Read More

Mitch, Dalla Coin on top
Singer Mitch and deejay Dalla Coin recently topped the Jamaica Music Countdown with their collaboration Body of a Goddess .... Read More

King looks further afield
With this recent EP launch, Jameik King is seeking to spread his wings. The St Thomas-based artiste has recently acquired the services of popular producer Mikey Bennett as his mentor and is looking towards conquering the overseas market. ... Read More

Snypa Kyng continues Journey

Friday, May, 18 2018    

Journey is the latest single from dancehall deejay Snypa Kyng. Released by the 5 Star Camp label, the song was produced by veteran sound system selector Pink Panther. It was released in March. Read More

Bane gears up with Vroom

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, May, 18 2018    

British singer/rapper Yxng Bane was a toddler in 1998 when Beenie Man's Who Am I (Sim Simma) entered the United Kingdom pop chart, peaking at number 10. Read More

Jahmiel to the WORLD

Friday, May, 18 2018    

Following performances in the United States and The Gambia, Jahmiel continued his overseas surge with a handful of shows in the United Kingdom alongside Tarrus Riley and Cham. Read More

UWI playwrights take spotlight

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

The University Players is making its contribution to the 70th anniversary of the University of the West Indies, Mona campus, by staging works of three of Jamaica's playwrights: Patrick Brown, Basil Dawkins, and Dahlia Harris, with the launch of its Graduate Playwrights Season... Read More

Wine Shop to host jazz jam sessions

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Thursday, May, 17 2018    

JAZZ on the Piazza, a bi-weekly series hosted by The Wine Shop in St Andrew, will be included in this year's Ocho Rios Jazz Festival. Read More

Bolivian wins int'l poster contest

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

JAMAICAN graphic artists again failed to make an impact in the 2017/2018 staging of International Reggae Poster Contest. Read More

Great sets at Sandals Festival of Arts

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

WELL-RECEIVED performances brought the house down at the Sandals and Beaches Resorts Festival of Arts Ocho Rios region talent and model competition hosted at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort in St Ann last Thursday. Read More

Delicious Vinyl goes island hopping

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, May, 17 2018    

The number of American record companies signing Caribbean artistes has declined significantly in the last 15 years. One of the last labels to show an interest in music from the region recently got back in the business. Read More

Fiesta in Ecstasy for Margaritaville MoBay

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James —Memorial Weekend celebrations are expected to move into high gear at Margaritaville Montego Bay with several international DJs, recording artistes and local industry players set to rub shoulders at Fiesta in Ecstasy on Saturday, May 26. Read More

'Pon Di Beach Retro Party' for Tropical Bliss this Saturday


MONTEGO BAY, St James — The second staging of charity event 'Pon Di Beach Retro Party' is set for the beautiful Tropical Bliss Beach in Montego Bay on Saturday. Read More

Pause for a cause

Thursday, May, 17 2018    

Pier One bartenders pause for a quick photo op during the Heineken sponsored 90s House Party at the venue in Montego Bay last Saturday. The party featured music from Junior Madden and Richie Rerrie with Heineken bucket deals and 2 for 1 deals throughout the night. Read More


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