Music

King Shark to make waves with album

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Tuesday, March, 20 2018    

FOR most of his formative years in the St Andrew community of Greenwich Farm, Alphonso Henclewood was inspired by singers Slim Smith, Delroy Wilson and John Holt. There was little doubt that music would be a big part of his life. Read More

Album saluting 'The Dead' tops Billboard

Tuesday, March, 20 2018    

New Hampshire band Roots of Creation have their second number one on the Billboard Reggae Album Chart with Grateful Dub , a 15-track tribute to legendary rock band The Grateful Dead. Read More

'Love' cruise readies to set sail

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, March, 20 2018    

IT'S all systems go for this year's voyage of the Love and Harmony Cruise — the floating reggae and soca music experience — which sets sail this Saturday, with the organisers reporting 98 per cent occupancy. Read More

Cosmic vibes at Hope Zoo

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Monday, March, 19 2018    

Serengetti Bistro at Hope Zoo in St Andrew was transformed into a musical kaleidoscope last Saturday night for the sixth staging of Cosmic Rotation, promoted by electronic reggae band Skygrass. Read More

It was indeed Shaggy

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Monday, March, 19 2018    

SHAGGY recently appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden and the Internet cannot stop buzzing about it. Read More

An ode to Edi

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Monday, March, 19 2018    

THE Beginning & the End: Alpha Omega, a collection of songs by singer Edi Fitzroy, has been released one year after his death. Read More

Top acts for Caribbean Village Festival

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Sunday, March, 18 2018    

A cultural potpourri of music and food awaits patrons at the fourth staging of the Caribbean Village Festival. It is scheduled to take place on June 24 at the Lauderhill Sports Complex in Lauderhill, Florida. Read More

Sounds of greatness gets makeover

Saturday, March, 17 2018    

Dancehall royalty Bounty Killer will be the host for the 11th staging of Guinness Sounds of Greatness sound clash competition slated to begin on Friday, May 25. Read More

Skillis, Lil Baby get Street Smart

Saturday, March, 17 2018    

Singjay Skillis has released an anthem entitled Street Smart , featuring US rapper Lil Baby. Read More

Pinky Famous tackles serious issues

Saturday, March, 17 2018    

Though only 18 years old, singjay Pinky Famous refuses to be categorised as a teen entertainer, choosing to tackle adult topics such as infidelity and social inequality. Read More

Eric Bubbles has nothing to cry about

Saturday, March, 17 2018    

VETERAN singer Eric Bubbles — formerly of The African Brothers, which included Tony Tuff and the late Sugar Minott — has worked his way onto New York's Foundation Radio Network Top 30 Music Chart. His latest single, Tears on My Pillow has... Read More

Beez Stinga looks to Be Your Lover

Saturday, March, 17 2018    

Singjay Beez Singa is pleased with the reception to his latest single Be Your Lover.The RHT-produced track has been doing the promotional rounds and is expected to make its way to digital stores in coming months. Read More

Nature Silk set to take spotlight

Saturday, March, 17 2018    

EMERGING reggae singer Nature Silk is set to take his place in the spotlight. He is banking on his latest single Cry. Cry is produced by Nature Silk and released on the JKeez Records imprint on February 12. Read More

Reggae Month ends at 100 Live

Friday, March, 16 2018    

Reggae Month ended on a high note with a show held under the now very popular 100 Live series at Club 100 on Hope Road in St Andrew on Wednesday, February 28. Here are a few highlights. Read More

Dillgin on a high

Thursday, March, 15 2018    

DILLGIN is riding a wave of success with his hit single titled Still A Work.The song, co-produced by Dillgin and Jimmy Ricks of Insight Records, is currently on the playlist of several stations. Read More



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