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Pliers goes gospel way

An end-of-days nightmare has inspired dancehall singjay Pliers to change his tune to gospel. Read More

Clinton Lindsay returns with Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live, a new monthly series that kicks off tomorrow at The Garden in Lauderdale Lakes, South Florida, marks the return to event promotion for Clinton Lindsay.... Read More

Av&nte mixes pleasure, pain
Though unapologetic about his love for live music, singer Av&nte went the beat route for Pleasure With Pain, his new song. Produced by Ireland Records, it was released January 17 by that label.... Read More

Chargii, Khxos get High Like This
Chargii is hoping for the breakthrough with his latest single, High Like This, a collaboration with deejay Khxos. He also produced the song, which is released by California-based Delicious Vinyl.... Read More

Cali fest looks Ja's way

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, January, 23 2020    

A respectable audience of 1,700 turned out for the California Roots Music and Arts Festival in Monterey 10 years ago. Then, it was a one-day event that featured largely unknown American bands. Read More

Bob reigns on Billboard

Thursday, January, 23 2020    

Gold, a hit-laden collection by Bob Marley and The Wailers, re-enters the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart at number seven this week. Released by Island Records in 2005, the 34-song set was number one in May that year. Read More

The Melodians return for Gregory

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, January, 23 2020    

The Melodians have been dormant since the death of founder Trevor McNaughton in November 2018. Next month, the rocksteady group shakes off the blues for their comeback show at Red Rose For Gregory, to be held February 15 at Liguanea Golf Academy in... Read More

Woman time now?

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Thursday, January, 23 2020    

JUDY Mowatt, first Jamaican female to be nominated (individually) in the Best Reggae Album category at the Grammy Awards, believes it is only fair a woman should finally cop the coveted prize. Read More

Pharaoh hopes to rule industry

Thursday, January, 23 2020    

PHARAOH is generating a buzz with Want Some A Yu Ting since its release earlier this month. Read More

Morgan Heritage set for Orlando jam

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Wednesday, January, 22 2020    

Grammy-winning band Morgan Heritage take another crack at show promotion with the iJAM Music Festival, scheduled for April 4 at Orlando Tinker Field in Orlando, Florida. Read More

Tarrus shares his B L E M

Wednesday, January, 22 2020    

Tarrus Riley continues promotion of his EP, B L E M , with a five-week tour of the United States starting on February 6. Read More

Eminem's got game

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, January, 22 2020    

Serani's 2008 hit song No Games has been sampled by rapper Eminem on the track Farewell, which is from the rapper's album Music to Be Murdered By, which was released last Friday. Read More

Alkaline unveils young acts

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

ALKALINE is embracing the role of mentor on his latest single Riches, which features Sashi Cool, Star Captyn, and Knaxx.Riches, released January 13, is on the Gegodon Records imprint. It is now available on iTunes and all musical platforms. Read More

Kiijonny is intent on making cash

Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

Fast-rising dancehall deejay Kiijonny is promoting his latest single Make Cash, co-produced by LK Media and Marvoni Records. Read More

Natty King brings gifts to town

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Tuesday, January, 21 2020    

The Eastern Kindergarten and Preparatory School in east Kingston got a boost last week with the donation of a printer and fan from singer Natty King. The appliances were purchased with funds from WelloFest, a charity concert staged by the roots artiste last... Read More



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