Mighty Crown takes sound clash

Japan-based Mighty Crown sound system won the Sumfest Irish and Chin World Clash held at Pier One in Montego Bay on Thursday night.The sound system made light work of Ricky Trooper, Tony Matterhorn, and Pink Panther. Read More

Young producer making WAV
FOUR men have been indicted on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in the shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion.... Read More

Skimpii, big on vibes
Despite not receiving the turnout promoters had anticipated, last weekend's staging of Skimpii short shorts bikini beach party was entertaining.... Read More

Chef Elvis keeping Carib cuisine alive
The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, New York edition, which takes place tomorrow at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York, is about food, fun and family entertainment. Chef Elvis Caribbean Cuisine has been a part of the event since its first staging eight years...... Read More

Popcaan drops Forever

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Saturday, July, 21 2018    

POPCAAN'S sophomore album, Forever, was released online yesterday, one day after its launch in New Kingston. Read More

Yaksta Carvanie does the Boogie Woogie

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

A ska-infused track, Boogie Woogie, has been making the radio rounds. The single is done by dancehall/reggae fusion artiste Yaksta Carvanie. Read More

Ebony Stone creating a buzz

Saturday, July, 21 2018    

FAST-RISING dancehall singjay Ebony Stone is putting her promotion muscle behind her latest single, Weak Back . Read More

Hood Celebrityy to spice up jerk fest

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, July, 20 2018    

The past year has been a whirlwind for Hood Celebrityy, who has moved from unknown rapper to having a hit song and signing with a major record label. Read More

Shaytana set to make debut

Friday, July, 20 2018    

LAST December, reggae-artiste Jah Vibes released the various artiste compilation titled The Revival via Zojak World Wide. Now his daughter, singer Shaytana, is about to follow in his footsteps. Read More

Shac banks on 'Timing'

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, July, 20 2018    

FIVE years after making the Top 5 in Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall competition, singer Shac released his sophomore album Timing is Everything.The nine-track album was released by One Hundred Degree Records/Rural Area on July 1. Read More

Dymond sparkles with Pardner Draw

Friday, July, 20 2018    

ZJ Dymond is pleased with the reception Shane O's Pardner Draw is receiving. The single was released on his Full Chaarge label earlier this year. Read More

Artistes look to Africa

Friday, July, 20 2018    

At least two Jamaican reggae acts, Chronixx and Charly Black, are making stops in Africa as part of their summer tour schedule. Read More

Sumfest in high gear

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 20 2018    

DownSound Entertainment, organisers of Reggae Sumfest, is predicting another great year for the annual show which gets into full swing today with the first of two live nights. Read More

Ffurious rocks Chicago stage

Friday, July, 20 2018    

 Ffurious delivered two very exciting performances at the International Festival of Life in Chicago recently. Read More

Joanna Marie does ode to Cool Ruler

Friday, July, 20 2018    

WHEN singer Joanna Marie was mulling ideas for her next project, she decided to cover a song by Gregory Isaacs, one of her favourite artistes. Read More


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