Music

Cruising with a purpose

Friday, December, 7 2018    

For the past four years the Ocho Rios Branch Library in St Ann has been the recipient of books from the passengers aboard the Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise organised by Damian “Junior Gong” Marley. This year was no different. Read More

Mavado puts cap on MVP series

Thursday, December, 6 2018    

Mavado made headlines for crime-related incidents more than music in 2018, but the deejay had a triumphant run alongside colleagues Alkaline and Jahmiel with their Most Valuable Players (MVP) shows. Read More

Xyclone set for Portland Paradise Weekend

Thursday, December, 6 2018    

THE third annual staging of the Portland Paradise Weekend gets underway at Island View Lawn in Bryan's Bay, Portland.The event kicks off tomorrow and runs until Sunday. Read More

It was not an easy road

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, December, 6 2018    

On Saturday, Buju Banton is set to be released from federal prison in Georgia. He has been incarcerated in the United States since 2010 for a drug-related crime. Leading up to his release, the Jamaica Observer presents a daily feature on what has transpired in... Read More

Bittersweet in Whitehall Avenue

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, December, 5 2018    

On Saturday, December 8, Buju Banton is set to be released from federal prison in Georgia. He has been incarcerated in the United States since 2010 for a drug-related crime. Leading up to his release, the Jamaica Observer presents a daily feature on what has... Read More

Vanessa Bling makes big jump

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, December, 5 2018    

Vanessa Bling's Still Standing EP makes big moves on the Billboard Reggae Album chart this week. The six-song project jumps from number 20 to three, its highest position since being released on September 18. Read More

Marley boys rock cruise

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Wednesday, December, 5 2018    

The spirit of reggae king Bob Marley was palpable aboard Independence of The Seas on the Ocho Rios leg of the Welcome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise on Monday. Read More

Mr Vegas to be repaid for drone

Wednesday, December, 5 2018    

WAYNE South — a music-video director, who had borrowed a drone from Mr Vegas but claimed it was lost at sea — is scheduled to return to the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way-Tree on December 21 to make a partial payment of US$600 to the... Read More

YVAs calls time out

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, December, 5 2018    

THE YVAs (Your View Awards) will not be held next year. According to organisers, An Elegant Affair, the task of producing the annual event has taken a toll on staff. Read More

A duet made in Heaven

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Tuesday, December, 4 2018    

On Saturday, December 8, Buju Banton is set to be released from federal prison in Georgia. He has been incarcerated in the United States since 2010 for a drug-related crime. Leading up to his release, the Jamaica Observer presents a daily feature on what has... Read More

Canada's Mystic Sound wins World Clash

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Tuesday, December, 4 2018    

For the third-consecutive year a Canadian sound system has won the World Clash title. On November 24, Mystic Sound took top honours by beating six rivals at Tibetan Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto. Read More

Danglin stands up for the real soldiers

Tuesday, December, 4 2018    

AS a youth in Guys Hill, St Catherine, Dwayne Anglin said there was little taught in his school about black heroes like Marcus Garvey and Malcolm X. As an adult, he believes not much has changed. Read More

My brother's keeper

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, December, 3 2018    

On Saturday, December 8, Buju Banton is set to be released from federal prison in Georgia. He has been incarcerated in the United States since 2010 for a drug-related crime. Leading up to his release, the Jamaica Observer presents a daily feature on what has... Read More

Dalton's roadmap to X Factor final

Sunday, December, 2 2018    

Jamaican singer Dalton Harris carved out a place for himself yesterday when he made it to the finals of the televised talent showcase X Factor UK. The 24-year-old, who hails from Clarendon, first became a household name eight years ago when he snagged the local Digicel Rising Stars... Read More

Last lap for Dalton

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 2 2018    

In a matter of hours Jamaican singer Dalton Harris will know his fate on the finals of the televised talent show X Factor UK. Read More



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