Startime gets sweet send-off

“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

Momma's boy
British rapper Konan of hip hop duo Krept & Konan, son of reggae great Delroy Wilson, will open the Crepes & Cones restaurant in Croydon, south London, this weekend.The eatery is a joint venture with Krept.... Read More

Carlene Davis, Marion Hall collab
Pray for Me, the third single from Carlene Davis's upcoming album which features former dancehall act Lady Saw, now Minister Marion Hall is all set for release this Friday.... Read More

Solange's incredible experience
The word 'incredible' is a recurring expression the current Miss Jamaica World, Solange Sinclair, describes her reign thus far.... Read More

Cool jazz on the green

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

The sounds of jazz filled the East Lawns of the historic Devon House in St Andrew last Monday as Jamaica joined the rest of the world in observing International Jazz Day. Read More

Marshall's moment

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, May, 6 2018    

Entertainer Wayne Marshall is on a journey. Read More

Jureidini from start to finish

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Saturday, May, 5 2018    

Just before entering Excelsior High School in 1965, Michael Jureidini's father took him to see Ken Boothe perform at the school's auditorium in Kingston. The performance was mesmerising, and he has been hooked on music since. Read More

Monique Nikkole says yes to reggae

Saturday, May, 5 2018    

When singer Monique Nikkole recorded the song Say Yes , she felt there was more to it than a rhythm and blues flavour. She wanted to do an alternative mix that took her back to her roots. Read More

Ova Suh pulls patrons out

Saturday, May, 5 2018    

High energy and fashionably loud were the adjectives which best describe last Saturday night's staging of Ova Suh at the St Lucia Parking Lot in New Kingston. Read More

Rihanna reveals plans for reggae

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Saturday, May, 5 2018    

Rihanna says her forthcoming ninth studio album will be heavily reggae influenced. The yet-to-be titled album will feature production work from several producers, including Jamaica-born Dwayne “Supa Dups” Chin-Quee. Read More


BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, May, 5 2018    

This evening, reggae singer Marcia Griffiths will headline the final in the Startime series of vintage reggae shows. It will be held at the Mas Camp in St Andrew. Read More

Ras Bogle looks to the summer

Saturday, May, 5 2018    

Ras Bogle is gearing up for the release of an EP this summer. Tentatively titled It A Work , the set will boast eight tracks. Read More

Avengers rally to help Crime Stop

Saturday, May, 5 2018    

CRIME Stop found its coffers bolstered from its charity event, the premiere of Avengers: Infinity War on Tuesday at Carib 5 cinema in Cross Roads, St Andrew. Read More

Amlak Redsquare set to Run Di Place

Saturday, May, 5 2018    

Amlak Redsquare is pleased with the response that his latest single, Run Di Place . Read More

Ras Kronik gets high on House

Saturday, May, 5 2018    

SINCE he began recording professionally over 20 years ago, singer Ras Kronik has stuck to the roots-reggae sound that inspired him. But for his latest song, Get High, he went for a different feel. Read More


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