Lucid, Sthar join forces

Friday, November, 10 2017    

John-Marc Lucid and Jamaican reggae artiste Fyah Sthar have teamed up for the collaborative effort Judas . The song was produced by Jamaica-based producer Slik Rrymez (Slik 4 Our Music Group). Read More

STATHS salutes Sanchez

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior writer | Friday, November, 10 2017    

Sanchez will be awarded by his alma mater St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) for his 30 years of unbroken service to the local entertainment industry. Read More

Delly drops new rhythm

Friday, November, 10 2017    

Delly Ranx is currently promoting his latest production, the Cotton Swab rhythm. He is confident it will make a good impression on his listeners. Read More

Dancehall ON SHOW at Art Basel

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, November, 10 2017    

Dancehall culture will have a presence at next month's Art Basel exhibition in Miami Beach. Sound system selector/show promoter Garfield “Chin” Bourne mounts a space there that shows the history and impact of sound systems on Jamaican music. Read More

Andi-Ites keeps it in the Family

Friday, November, 10 2017    

Just months after wrapping up several gigs in sections of South America, Rastafarian reggae artiste Andi-Ites is currently set to perform in the Tri-State area and its surroundings. Read More

Campari Pop Style heads downtown

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, November, 10 2017    

SIX winners from three rounds, two wild cards and two random patrons, will compete for $250,000 cash at the grand finale of the Campari Pop Style event. It takes place this tomorrow at the Waterfront in downtown Kingston. Read More

Vyzane set to make mark

Friday, November, 10 2017    

Vyzane has penned a song for his female audience titled Do It Fa Me, which he hopes will further cement his name within the industry.Released last year, the emerging singjay is ramping up its promotion. Read More

New venue for benefit concert

Thursday, November, 9 2017    

CARIBBEAN Love Now JAMATHON is now scheduled to take place at the National Indoor Sports Centre in St Andrew on Wednesday, November 22. Read More

Lukewarm welcome for Williams' 'America'

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, November, 9 2017    

Welcome To America , Jamaican playwright Karl O'Brian Williams' musical tackling American p resident Donald Trump's anti-immigrant policies opened October 28 in Washington, DC, at Howard University's Cramton... Read More

'Support our culture!'

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, November, 9 2017    

CHRONIXX has again called out the authorities on their failure to optimally market Jamaica's culture. Read More

Stella keeps its groove

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, November, 8 2017    

JULY to December can be considered Jamaica's season of dance, as that is when local troupes present their individual performances. Read More

SOJA tops chart

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, November, 8 2017    

AMERICAN reggae band SOJA tops the Billboard Reggae Album Chart. The group's sixth studio album, Poetry in Motion, moved from number eight to one. Read More

After 12: Black Stain(Take 1)

Wednesday, November, 8 2017    

Sparkles Lounge on Studio One Boulevard in Cross Roads, Kingston, was the perfect venue for Fidel Squadyard's Black Stain on October 21. Except for a few standouts, patrons generally observed the theme, making OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER KARL MCLARTY's job quite easy. Read More

Music confab to rock city

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver | Wednesday, November, 8 2017    

THE stage is now set for the Jamaica Music Conference which kicks off in the Corporate Area on Thursday and runs until Sunday. Read More

Nighthawk Records flies again

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Tuesday, November, 7 2017    

AN American company that specialises in roots music has purchased the catalogue of Nighthawk Records, one of the first independent labels to distribute reggae in the United States. Read More


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