Music

Museum marks Marley milestone

Bob Marley Museum will celebrate the 41st anniversary of the Smile Jamaica Concert with a twist on December 2. Read More

Fortunate Youth tops chart again
REGGAE-ROCK sextet Fortunate Youth earns its fourth number one on this week's Billboard Reggae a lbum c hart. The California-based outfit debuts with EP Sugar Shack Sessions which...... Read More

All set for tonight’s Carib Love
ALL is set for tonight's benefit concert, Caribbean Love Now Jamathon, slated for the National Indoor Sports Centre in St Andrew. Showtime is 7:00 pm.... Read More

Konshens ties knot in Florida
KONSHENS has a new lease on life.The dancehall deejay exchanged marital vows with his long-time girlfriend, Latoya Wright, at a private beach ceremony in Miami, Florida, on the weekend.The couple, who have a son Liam, had been dating for six years.... Read More

Thomas sounds his 'Prophecy'

Tuesday, November, 21 2017    

IN the highly competitive arena of sound system supremacy, Bermuda's Prophecy Sound International is carving a niche for itself. Read More

Fraternity rocked by Ninjaman verdict

BY SIMONE MORGAN-LINDO Observer senior reporter morgans@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, November, 21 2017    

Embattled deejay Ninjaman was found guilty of murder in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston yesterday.The entertainer's attorney Valrie Neita-Robertson said she is disappointed with the verdict and vowed to appeal it. Read More

Old boys party for a cause

Monday, November, 20 2017    

THREE the Hard Way and Friends — the retro party hosted by the old boys of Jamaica College (JC), Kingston College (KC), St George's College, Calabar High, and Wolmer's Boys' School — is scheduled for the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus in St Andrew on... Read More

NINJA FACES MUSIC TODAY

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, November, 20 2017    

NINJAMAN should know his fate later today as the jury in his murder trial is expected to hand in its verdict after the almost month-long trial. Read More

Steve James moves Real Rock

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

After eight years on Bes' 100FM, disc jockey Steve James recently moved his show, Real Rock, to Newstalk93fm, a radio station based at the University of the West Indies. Read More

YVA gets make over

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, November, 19 2017    

EARLIER this year, after the 10th anniversary of the Youth View Awards, came word that changes were coming for the popular awards show. Read More

Power of music

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, November, 19 2017    

The power of Jamaica's music to reach our most vulnerable is being utilised in a bid to combat gender-based violence. Read More

Etana to get honour

Thursday, November, 16 2017    

ETANA will be honoured with an Excellence in the Arts Award at the 24th annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards (CARAH) at the JW Marriott Hotel in Washington, DC, on Friday. Read More

Movement, music reign in Queen

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, November, 15 2017    

YEAR after year, Roman Catholic priest Father Richard Ho Lung raises funds through his Missionaries of the Poor order for the destitute and forgotten. One of the major fund-raisers is the annual theatrical production which has, over the years, raised millions for the... Read More

Marley inspires anti-bully drive

Wednesday, November, 15 2017    

BOB Marley's Get Up, Stand Up is the theme song for Optimist International Caribbean District's (OICD) anti-bullying human rights campaign. Read More

Music confab gets thumbs up

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, November, 15 2017    

NOTwithstanding the inclement weather, organisers of the recently concluded Jamaica Music Conference are giving the event the “thumbs up”. Read More



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