Rygin King headlines Fyah In Da Ville show

Dancehall's newest sensation Rygin King is the headline act for the third annual staging of Fyah In Da Ville at the Nashville Bus Park in Mandeville, on November 3. Read More

Vanessa Bling holding firm
Vanessa Bling was in the spotlight Tuesday evening at Tracks and Records in St Andrew where her EP, Still Standing, was launched. Family, friends and media attended the event.... Read More

Buju's Freedom tour on track for 2019
As the December 8, release date for incarcerated reggae artiste Buju Banton draws near, plans are moving apace for his post-prison performances.... Read More

Kushnie continues Kushnie continues Mission Mission
With Season Six of Mission Catwalk dubbed 'The Celebrity Edition', director Mykal Kushnie considers it the hit reality's show's most compelling.... Read More

Kumar steps out Singer to launch solo career Sunday

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 21 2018    

Kumar Bent, the former front man with the Grammy-nominated reggae band Raging Fyah, is scheduled to make his debut as a solo act with a performance at Kingston Dub Club in St Andrew this Sunday. Read More

Wesley Tinglin of The Viceroys dead at 75

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Friday, September, 21 2018    

Wesley Tinglin, founder, lead singer and chief songwriter of The Viceroys, died September 18 at the University Hospital of the West Indies. He was 75-years-old. Read More

A Pryme Tyme premiere

Friday, September, 21 2018    

TODAY up-and-coming dancehall deejay Its Pryme Tyme releases his debut album Real Yaad Man. The 14-track set is self-produced on his Prymehouse Productions imprint. Read More

Gold Face hopes for Better Days

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, September, 21 2018    

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Fambo cites gains from int'l collabs

Friday, September, 21 2018    

FUTURE Fambo is urging more Jamaican acts to collaborate with international acts in an effort to grow the genre worldwide and for their own personal growth. Read More

Mary Jane gets make over

Friday, September, 21 2018    

EMERGING reggae artiste Stanpipe has teamed up with Rastafarian singjay Sizzla for the remix of Marijuana (Mary Jane) .The single is an ode to marijuana (ganja). Read More

Stylish Rewards with Campari

Friday, September, 21 2018    

Back for the second year after a successful launch in 2017, Campari Pop Style officially kicked off on Tuesday, September 18 with a media launch event at J Wray & Nephew's multi-purpose event space @ Twenty Three. The event diverted from the typical media launch rubric by having male... Read More

After 12: Another hole-in-one for Sandals

Friday, September, 21 2018    

Sandals Resorts International scored another hole-in-one with an after-party held at Sandals Ochi at the end of its 16th annual United States Travel Agents Golf Tournament last week. Read More

50 years of 'Rockas'

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, September, 20 2018    

Breaking new ground has long been an Inner Circle mantra in terms of touring.It was no different when management booked dates for the band's Rockas 50th Anniversary World Tour which ended early this month. Read More

Patrick Lafayette among 18 honoured in NY

Thursday, September, 20 2018    

Veteran broadcaster Patrick Lafayette was recognised for his contribution to and preservation of Jamaican culture and music at the inaugural True Tribute Award held at the Jamaica Performing Arts Centre in New York on Saturday night. Read More

Sept 28 farewell for Sister Minnie

By Sade Gardner Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, September, 20 2018    

A remembrance service for restaurateur Minion “Sister Minnie” Phillips will be held at Sunken Garden in Hope Gardens, St Andrew, on September 26. Read More




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