Grace Jerk Fest for June 10

Monday, April, 16 2018    

THIS year's staging of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival is scheduled for RFK Stadium in Washington, DC, on June 10. The festival is in its third year. Read More

Kalado takes on Europe

Monday, April, 16 2018    

Kalado is currently on tour in Europe. The tour, which kicked off in early April, is expected to end in the first week of May.The deejay spoke about the progress he has made so far. Read More

Hitman Walle welcomes clampdown

Monday, April, 16 2018    

Singjay Hitman Walle welcomes the state of emergency imposed on the St Catherine North Police Division. Read More

Intence issues word of advice

Monday, April, 16 2018    

Intence believes that most acts of violence committed are as a result of broken friendships and betrayals. Read More

Delly Ranx keeps rhythm

Monday, April, 16 2018    

AS an artiste, it has been nearly a decade since Delly Ranx has had a hit. He is, however, fairing better as a producer. His latest production, Family, by Popcaan is number one on most local charts. It is featured on his Cotton Swab rhythm. Read More

Mister Jamaica to oversee pageants

Sunday, April, 15 2018    

Fashion designer and stylist Franz Christie has been appointed the assistant director of the New York- and Massachusetts-based production and management company Sean B Production Company Inc. Read More

Hitting high notes with a Tennor

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, April, 15 2018    

HOLDING court in a Pembroke Pines Jamaican restaurant, an animated Albert “Clive Tennors” Murphy cruises down memory lane, giving the most minute details about The Tennors, the harmony group he co-founded 52 years ago. Read More

Irie jamming with Cali B

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, April, 15 2018    

This is the second in a 10-part series on Jamaicans who have made their mark on North American radio.  Read More

Cocoa Tea headlines Chicago Jerk Festival

By Kevin Jackson Observer Writer | Sunday, April, 15 2018    

 Veteran reggae singer Cocoa Tea headlines the inaugural Chicago Jerk Festival, which is scheduled to take place on June 24 at Washington Park in that city. Read More

Reggae, Canada style

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 15 2018    

Over the years, a steady stream of reggae acts have called Canada home and have tried to build the market there, however, the market there has never been as lucrative as that of its North American neighbour, the United States of America. Read More

All for Sugar

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Saturday, April, 14 2018    

PASHON Minott — daughter of late singer and sound system operator Sugar Minott — is celebrating her father's life, this time in a charitable way. Read More

Xaymaca Pop-Up Lyme well received

Saturday, April, 14 2018    

Patrons attending Xaymaca Pop-Up Lyme were treated to well-received soca mixes on the roof top of the Emancipation Park Car Park in New Kingston recently. Read More

Surprises Sabina

Saturday, April, 14 2018    

HUNDREDS of soca fans piled into Sabina Park in Kingston for I Love Soca Jamaica Cooler Festival last week Wednesday. Read More

Colourful excitement at Bacchanal J'Ouvert

Saturday, April, 14 2018    

Paint , partying, and pleasure defined Bacchanal J'Ouvert, the penultimate event for Bacchanal Jamaica, at Mas Camp in St Andrew, last Friday. Read More

Sagicor sweetens carnival experience

Saturday, April, 14 2018    

Carnival revellers playing mas with the Xodus and Bacchannal Jamaica bands were in for a treat from Sagicor Bank when they collected their costumes from the respective distribution centres, in preparation for the road march last Sunday. Read More


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