DJ Jungle Jesus gets in the rhythm

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, October, 12 2019    

Sound system selector DJ Jungle Jesus makes his production debut with the Money And Gyal rhythm, released last week. Read More

Hawaiian Rose ready to bloom

Saturday, October, 12 2019    

EMERGING act Hawaiian Rose is encouraged by the feedback on her debut single Don't Waste Time , released last month on the Trillionaire Records label. Read More

Portlanders have fill of fun

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer | Saturday, October, 12 2019    

DESPITE the early rain, hundreds braved the weather to attend Fun in the Son held at the Folly Oval in Port Antonio, Portland, last Saturday. And those who came, were not disappointed. The event was sponsored by The Best Dressed Chicken. Read More

Sweet 16 for Kanabis Sound

Saturday, October, 12 2019    

ANTIGUA'S Kanabis Sound won its 16th sound clash title at the Pain N Sorrow Clash held at the Jamex Sports Bar in Bronx, New York, on September 27. Read More

Danii Boo debuts

Saturday, October, 12 2019    

DANCEHALL dancer Danii Boo is ready to take on the music world with the release of Nestle, her debut single for BadCoMpany Read More

Isaiah makes triumphant return

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 11 2019    

IT was a Father Ho Lung and Friends production of yesteryear which returned to the stage this year. The production Isaiah, mounted by the popular Catholic priest to raise funds for his many charities, returned to its winning ways after a fall in the standards at more recent... Read More

Mood Swings pays off for Drizl

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Friday, October, 11 2019    

With his EP, Mood Swings, entering the Billboard Reggae Albums chart this week, Drizl is optimistic there will be more airplay for his songs. Mood Swings debuted at number nine. Read More

Richie's magical memories

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, October, 11 2019    

BEING the first Jamaican artiste signed to the legendary Motown Records, is a distinction Richie Stephens will always treasure. He said the association was a great benefit to his career. Read More

Reggae goes Motown

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, October, 11 2019    

From dancefloor ballads like My Girl to the psychedelic soul of Papa Was A Rolling Stone and the riveting What's Going On , Jamaicans have tuned into Motown since... Read More

B4 Heroes' Weekend Cooler Fete

Friday, October, 11 2019    

As a precursor to National Heroes' weekend (October 19-21), promoters of B4 Heroes' Weekend Cooler Fete have promised patrons an exciting time. Scheduled for tomorrow evening at The Courtyard, Campion College, it will feature musical juggling courtesy of DJ Laing D, DJ Nicco, and DJ... Read More

DJ Gallas selects to be happy

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Friday, October, 11 2019    

DJ Gallas is not confined by his situation. Nineteen years after losing the use of his legs due to injuries received from gunshot wounds, he still bills himself the “Happy Selector”. Read More

No labels for 10 LOX

Friday, October, 11 2019    

Singjay 10 LOX believes labelling music is no longer relevant as millennial artistes are fusing different genres to create new sounds. Read More

Busy solves the puzzle

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 11 2019    

Busy Signal dismisses talk that Jamaican popular music, primarily dancehall, is going nowhere internationally. For the artiste, whose hits include Step Out, Night Shift, Stay So and Come Over, people who uphold this argument usually do not travel to see the genre's global... Read More

Hope Floats...and Runs: Digicel 5K Run for Special Needs

Friday, October, 11 2019    

In an age when the term “inclusivity” is being embraced and treated as an integral building block of society, many developing countries are striving to build infrastructure and create an architectural framework within which their special needs citizens can thrive. For sure,... Read More

AFTER 12: UNG does it best

Friday, October, 11 2019    

Krystal Palace in Shooters Hill was the venue. October 6, the date. The event? None other than UNG's Tomorrow 90s Best. And that it was, with Road Karma Music and Sir Brinkz in charge of the selections. Here's OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER KARL MCLARTY's take. Read More


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