Entertainment

BOOM fuels Buju's concert

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

BOOM Energy Drink is the title sponsor for the first concert of Buju Banton's Long Walk to Freedom Tour, scheduled for National Stadium in St Andrew on March 16, 2019. Read More

British High Commish hosts song contest

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

The British High Commission in Jamaica will stage its second Songs of the UK in JA competition, which invites Jamaican citizens, aged 18 years and over, who reside in Jamaica, to enter the contest by performing a song by a UK artiste or group. Read More

16 schools vie for SunCity DJ honours

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

Some 16 high schools from Kingston and St Andrew, St Catherine, Clarendon and St Thomas, are set to compete in the 2019 staging of the SunCity High School Disc Jock Competition. Read More

Dinesty King set to make his mark

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

Trelawny-based music producer Dinesty King is set to make a significant impact on the local music scene this year. Read More

Munga gives tearful set

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Saturday, January, 19 2019    

Munga Honorebel delivered an emotional performance at the University of Technology's party series, College Rave Thursdays, held at the institution's St Andrew campus on Thursday. Read More

Mello Vibes on next Saturday

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Saturday, January, 19 2019    

Dubbed the triple threat edition, the first staging of Mello Vibes for 2019 is set to unfold next Saturday, January 26, at the Mas Camp in St Andrew.Gyete Ghartey of GLK Entertainment, promoters of the series, explained the concept behind this staging. Read More

Louie still big on Culture

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Saturday, January, 19 2019    

Louie Culture believes the current crop of roots-revival artistes are carrying the baton with distinction, despite a proliferation of foreign music in Jamaica. Read More

Indian Mittoo takes centre stage

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

While working in the music business as an audio engineer for over 25 years, Everton Mittoo had the urge to transition as an artiste. It was not until last year that he took the plunge as Indian Mittoo and released his first song. Read More

Sugar Bear, Rayvon put spin on classic

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

TWO years ago, singer Rayvon and deejay Sugar Bear teamed up for the single Sugarcane. They have again joined forces for remake of The O'Jays' 1973 original, Now That We Found Love. Read More

Connecticut radio station recognises dancehall artiste Kashu

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Clarendon bred dancehall artiste Kashu, was named Artiste of the Year by Connecticut radio station BUSY 103.3 FM.The Hartford based artiste is overwhelmed by the recognition.“I'm honoured to be named the Artiste of the Year by one of the hottest... Read More

Ambrosa ready to chant down Babylon

Saturday, January, 19 2019    

Reggae singer Ambrosa is upbeat ahead of the release of her latest single Go Down Babylon . Read More

Keeping it in the family

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer | Friday, January, 18 2019    

FROM all indications Rebel Salute is a family event. Literally. Preparing to grace the stage this year are conceptualiser Tony Rebel's daughter, Davianah; Queen Ifrica's son, Imeru Tafari; and Garnet Silk's son, Garnet Silk Junior.All are singers. Read More

Buju ticket sites back online

Friday, January, 18 2019    

The volume of traffic to the websites selling tickets for the Buju Banton Long Walk To Freedom concert on March 16, is cited as the reason for them crashing yesterday. Read More

Koffee brewing up a storm

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Friday, January, 18 2019    

Singjay Koffee is gearing up for Rebel Salute tonight. In an interview with the Jamaica Observer's Splash, the 18-year-old artiste said she is excited about sharing the stage with other well-known acts. However, there are some jitters. Read More

Diversity rules South Florida chart

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Friday, January, 18 2019    

OF the countless reggae charts in North America and Europe, Clinton Lindsay's Foundation Radio Network Top 30 Music Chart is arguably the most credible and watched. For over 40 years, it has been a gauge of how well artistes do in the tri-state area (New York, New Jersey and... Read More



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