Raging Fyah burns rubber

Grammy-nominated band Raging Fyah are scheduled to kick off a month-long tour of Europe and North America on October 31 in Belgium. Read More

Rain postpones Roots’s concert
HEADLINER Levi Roots was only able to perform one song before intermittent rains brought an abrupt end to Music and Foods for Friends held at Redbones Blues Cafe in New Kingston on Friday.... Read More

Lucky Dube's tribute set out
THE legacy of South African reggae star Lucky Dube is remembered through a double compact disc set titled The Times We've Shared .... Read More

Acts Stand Up for Tosh
THE spirit of Winston Hubert McIntosh — Peter Tosh — was palpable on Saturday evening at the second annual staging of the tribute concert, part of a series of activities paying homage to the late reggae icon.... Read More

Ho Lung looks to Queen Esther

By Dorian Graham Observer writer | Sunday, October, 22 2017    

FATHER Ho Lung and Friends is celebrating 46 years with the musical production Queen Esther. Read More

Annette Brissett still in control

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Sunday, October, 22 2017    

ONE of reggae's best-kept secrets, Annette Brissett has paid her dues in a music business that has evolved considerably since she started as a drummer over 35 years ago. Read More

Protect your property — Stephens

By Simone Morgan-Lindo Observer staff reporter morgans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 22 2017    

Reggae singer Richie Stephens, who recently picked up two honours for Song of the Year and Top Digital Song at the ASCAP music awards in London, England, is calling on his fellow artistes to protect their intellectual property. Read More

Sister Nancy goes Down Under

Sunday, October, 22 2017    

Sister Nancy is one of dancehall's success stories of the last five years. The trailblazing deejay has enjoyed a renaissance due to renewed interest in her song Bam Bam, done over 30 years ago for producer Winston Riley. Read More

Cashy carnival

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter henryb@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 22 2017    

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is of the view that the spend generated by carnival in Jamaica could jump as high as $1 billion in a few years, if the current trend continues. Read More

Gucci Mane marries Jamaican belle

Saturday, October, 21 2017    

American rapper Gucci Mane tied the knot with his Jamaican belle Keyshia Ka'oir on Tuesday, October 17. Read More

Triga Finga goes sailing

Saturday, October, 21 2017    

JAPANESE dancehall artiste Triga Finga and Popcaan have recently wrapped up shooting the music video for their collaboration called Big Yacht.The video was shot on location in Port Royal under the direction of Wicked Media Entertainment. Read More

Good vibes at Port Royal Seafood Festival

Saturday, October, 21 2017    

THE 14th staging of the Grace Tropical Rhythms Port Royal Seafood Festival took place on Monday at the Port Royal football field in Kingston. Read More

Orlando Jerk Fest a hit

BY SIMONE MORGAN-LINDO Observer reporter | Saturday, October, 21 2017    

IT was all about the sumptuous dishes, Caribbean-inspired fashion, and live entertainment at last Sunday's staging of the Orlando Jerk and Caribbean Culture Festival. Read More

Shane O's back with

Saturday, October, 21 2017    

SHANE O has appeared to score with his recently released single Last Days, released on the Damage Music label.The single has racked up over 400,000 views on Facebook, 240,000 spins on one YouTube channel. Read More

D-Will, Iyara collab on track

Saturday, October, 21 2017    

Dweet is the new single from Canada-based dancehall artiste D-Will. The song is produced by iiimpala and was mixed and mastered locally at New Era studio. Read More


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