Who will make the Grammy cut?

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Monday, November, 27 2017    

Nominations for the 60th annual Grammy Awards will be announced tomorrow. For the past three years, the Jamaica Observer has correctly predicted 80 per cent of the nominees in the Best Reggae Album... Read More

Lenky teams up with Cliff

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

STEVEN “Lenky” Marsden has teamed up with reggae icon Jimmy Cliff for a four-track instrumental EP titled Zen. Read More

Youth orchestra plays for Christmas

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

The sounds of the upcoming Yuletide season are among the works to be presented next as the National Youth Orchestra of Jamaica (NYOJ) presents a free community concert entitled 'Musical Enlightenment'. Read More

Joe talks Ninjaman

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, November, 26 2017    

Given their flamboyant personalities, there was bound to be headlines aplenty when Josef Bogdanovich signed deejay Ninjaman to his Downsound Records in 2013. Read More

'Bass-ic' oversight

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, November, 23 2017    

IF American Tom Semioli has his way, two of reggae's greatest bass players would be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in the Sidemen category. Read More

Tosh readies Christmas EP

Thursday, November, 23 2017    

Tosh Alexander is getting ready to release the EP An Island Christmas with Tosh & Friends . The four-track project features interpretations of popular Christmas standards. Read More

Freddie McGregor to sail at Ocean's 11

Thursday, November, 23 2017    

FREDDIE McGregor is this evening's featured act on the Appleton Estate Signature Nights stage at Ocean's 11 in Ocho Rios, St Ann. Showtime is 9:00 pm. Read More

'Not dancehall's fault'

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Thursday, November, 23 2017    

CLYDE McKenzie is calling on persons seeking to blame dancehall music for society's moral breakdown and rise in criminal activity not to be so hasty in their judgement. Read More

Museum marks Marley milestone

Wednesday, November, 22 2017    

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

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Wednesday, November, 22 2017    

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

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment | Wednesday, November, 22 2017    

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

Tuesday, November, 21 2017    

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 | 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


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