Another round of Rockers

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Tuesday, September, 19 2017    

Rockers, the star-studded reggae movie, celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2018. To honour that milestone, an American independent company will release a special multi-package that includes the film on DVD. Read More

DJ Niko needs money for life-saving surgery

Monday, September, 18 2017    

NIKO Chromatic, who is battling renal insufficiency, is being thrown a lifeline by a family member. Read More

Talking drums with Willie Stewart

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, September, 18 2017    

This is the sixth in a series of interviews with Jamaican musicians. Read More

Ernie's concert gets corporate support

Monday, September, 18 2017    

SEVERAL corporate entities have pledged support for the Ernie Smith's Solid Gold celebration concert scheduled for the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston on Friday, September 29. Read More

Charly Black adds flavour to hit single

Monday, September, 18 2017    

Charly Black has joined musical forces with Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi for the remix of his diamond- selling single Party Animal. Read More

So'Nia's ready with debut set

Monday, September, 18 2017    

I'm Ready , a debut album by singer So'Nia, was recently launched in New York. Held at the Pa-Nash Restaurant in Rosedale, the event has been hailed as a success. Read More


BY SIMONE MORGAN-LINDO Observer reporter | Monday, September, 18 2017    

Theatre personality Michael “String Bean” Nicholson will be one of several Jamaicans receiving national honours at King's House in St Andrew on Heroes' Day, October 16. Read More

New exhibit for National Gallery

Sunday, September, 17 2017    

The National Gallery of Jamaica has partnered with the British Council to mount an exhibition entitled We Have Met Before featuring artists Graham Fagen, Joscelyn Gardner, Ingrid Pollard, and Leasho Johnson. Read More

Remembering pioneer Larry Marshall

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, September, 17 2017    

Larry Marshall in some way was the Bill Haley of reggae. Although Haley's Rock Around The Clock put rock and roll on the map in the mid-1950s, he was unknown when he died in 1981. Read More

Talking blues with Earl 'Chinna' Smith

Sunday, September, 17 2017    

This is the fifth in a series of interviews with Jamaican musicians.  Read More

Keeping the beat alive Down Under

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 17 2017    

Reggae and dancehall music are making inroads in the Australian market, and radio personality and music insider DJ Ragz is tapping into that growth. Read More

Enticing Call

BY SIMONE MORGAN-LINDO Observer writer morgans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 17 2017    

COME December, there will be a casting call for local talent for an upcoming production entitled So Enticing. Read More

Venomus making a name

Saturday, September, 16 2017    

YESTERDAY Venomus released the official video for Rise Again, which features Jahvante via Reggaeville.com. It is expected to be available for cable TV next week. Read More

Safira Mono continues the struggle

Saturday, September, 16 2017    

Reggae artiste Safira Mono is getting rave reviews for her latest video Cruff Life , which features an 18th-century slavery theme complete with a Great House, sweating field slaves, and white slave owners. Read More

Tarrus gives Powerful set

Saturday, September, 16 2017    

Patrons were in for a treat as they swooned to the musical prowess of Tarrus Riley at Kenny's Italian Café in Negril recently. Read More


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