Music

Singer Rojjah blooms in 'The Gardens'

Wednesday, June, 27 2018    

Fast-rising entertainer Rojjah was the brightest star in a galaxy of stellar performers at Jazz In The Gardens, held at Jamaica Pegasus in New Kingston on Sunday. Read More

Dancehall not 'noughty' enough

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, June, 27 2018    

The Noughties (2000-2009) were a commercially successful period for dancehall/reggae. Yet, only two songs with a Jamaican flavour made '100 Pop Songs That Defined The Noughties', compiled by Britain's Telegraph newspaper. Read More

Richie does ode to greats

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Tuesday, June, 26 2018    

The story of Bounty Killer (Rodney Pryce) is on show in You're The Greatest — a music video co-produced by singer Richie Stephens. The song encourages people to be resolute in pursuit of their ambitions. Read More

Jahman aims to soar with Altitude

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Tuesday, June, 26 2018    

AS he prepares to launch Altitude, his fifth album, singer Jahman hopes to become the latest artiste to break out of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI). Influenced by an elite reggae cast, he would not mind getting a break in Jamaica. Read More

Non-stop Groovin' on Sunday afternoon

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.COM | Tuesday, June, 26 2018    

New York , USA — It was predicted to be the biggest Groovin' In The Park, and last Sunday the event lived up to expectation with an estimated 25,000 people pouring into Roy Wilkins Park here. Read More

Chevelle set for Gosplash

Monday, June, 25 2018    

GOSPEL singer Chevelle Franklyn is part of the line-up for Gosplash scheduled for the Liguanea Golf Academy in New Kingston, St Andrew, on August 1. Read More

Germany's DeeBuzz wins Euro Rumble

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Monday, June, 25 2018    

DeeBuzz from Germany won the Euro Rumble sound system clash on Saturday at the U Club in Wuppertal, Germany. Read More

Unruly Popcaan

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto and Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 25 2018    

BAHAMIAN promoter Damien Thomas is suing Popcaan and his Unruly management for losses incurred from the artiste's no-show at a concert in Abaco Islands recently. He is also blasting the singjay for unprofessionalism. Read More

Sweet and Dandy

Sunday, June, 24 2018    

Toots Hibbert has inked a management deal with Primary Wave Entertainment, one of the leading companies of its kind in the United States.Its objective is to lift the reggae legend's profile even higher. Read More

Diamonds plan for golden year

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, June, 24 2018    

The Mighty Diamonds plan to start recording their first album of fresh songs in over a decade this year. It will be released in 2019 when the acclaimed vocal group celebrates its 50th anniversary. Read More

'Land' war!

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 24 2018    

Winston Wallace, co-author of Land Of My Birth , the 1978 Jamaica Festival Song winning entry, is taking legal action against the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), organisers of the annual... Read More

Marking time with Protoje

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Thursday, June, 21 2018    

Timing could never be more perfect for Protoje's fourth album, A Matter of Time . In just 40 minutes, the set explores themes of societal injustice, politics and corruption, while striking a balance with commentary on... Read More

Rockin' with Asadenaki and Aza

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

As a follow-up to his single Go-Getta Medz , emerging reggae artiste Asadenaki returns with Rockin ', featuring the vocals of upcoming reggae singer Aza Lineage from the Lineage... Read More

Ja joins World Music Day

Thursday, June, 21 2018    

Later today, Kingston will join 700 cities in 120 countries to celebrate World Music Day. Read More

Xyclone blows into Billboard

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Wednesday, June, 20 2018    

For the second time in less than one year, Xyclone has made the top five of the Billboard Reggae Album's Chart. His latest album, 2774 Waterford Parkway , enters at number four with first-week sales of 181... Read More



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