A work in progress

 The School of Dance at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts continues its work to lift the standard of the art form here in Jamaica through the training of performance artistes and teachers. Read More

Biting the bullet
As the island grapples with gun violence, the local music industry is not immune to this scourge. ... Read More

Theophilus Beckford: Pioneer
With February acknowledged as Reggae Month, the Jamaica Observer salutes some of the music's unsung heroes in this daily column. ... Read More

New music portal for reggae
Levent Karahan may have returned to his native Turkey, but he remains inextricably linked to Jamaica.... Read More

Honour Roll

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

Entertainment and culture minister Olivia “Babsy” Grange and ace deejay Rodney “Bounty Killer” Price head the list of honorees to be recognised by the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA), at its awards ceremony set for Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston... Read More

Delly does ode to Weed

Saturday, February, 17 2018    

DELLY Ranx recently released his fifth studio album, Weed Market. The 11-track set, which features songs that pays homage to marijuana, was released by his Pure Music Production label on February 2. Read More

Mr Chumps pushing latest single

Saturday, February, 17 2018    

Mr Chumps is amping up the promotion of his latest single A Waan Place.The Montego Bay-based emerging dancehall deejay said the song, released on the Monsta Piece label in November last year, is bonafide. Read More

I Atom makes the Ganja Call

Saturday, February, 17 2018    

I Atom is generating a huge buzz with her single Ganja Call , which features high-flying dancehall act Capleton. Read More

Flabba Holt: Roots to the core

Saturday, February, 17 2018    

With February acknowledged as Reggae Month, the Jamaica Observer salutes some of the music's unsung heroes in this daily column.   Read More

UK High Commission launches song contest

Saturday, February, 17 2018    

AS part of its UK Jamaica Trade Fair, the British High Commission has launched a talent competition inviting Jamaicans at home to enter its 'Songs of the UK ' in JA contest. Read More

KC Jockey lands

Saturday, February, 17 2018    

KC Jockey has landed a spot in the American television series Greenleaf .The drama series is created by Craig Wright and is executive-produced by Oprah Winfrey and Lionsgate Television. Read More

KGN 5 was red hot

Saturday, February, 17 2018    

Red was the colour of choice for most patrons who came out to party at the latest instalment of the KGN 5 party series. The event also doubled as the birthday celebration for promoter Chavaughn Oneil. Read More

Munga's murder case for court next Wednesday

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Friday, February, 16 2018    

Munga Honorebel's attorney, Christopher Townsend, said the dancehall act is scheduled to appear in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Kingston next Wednesday. Read More

Great sets a Red Rose for Gregory

By Rory Daley Observer writer | Friday, February, 16 2018    

Red Rose For Gregory, held on Valentine's Day at the Jamaica College Auditorium in St Andrew, saw quality performances from headline acts Kelly Price and Freddie McGregor. It lived to its theme of love, a fitting salute to Gregory Isaacs, in whose memory it was held. Read More

All set for Bacchanal tonight

Friday, February, 16 2018    

The Bacchanal Jamaica season will begin with a bang as coming to the Mas Camp tomorrow, are the Miami Dream Team DJs and King Taj. They will be primed from the Trinidad experience to spin all the latest soca hits for Bacchanal Jamaica revellers. Read More


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