Rootsman Skankin' kicks off today

Friday, November, 3 2017    

Rootsman Skankin', an 'i-lebration' (party) centred around the culture of Rastafari organised by veteran reggae artiste Bunny Wailer kicks off today on the grounds of his Solomonic Circle Headquarters in Washington Gardens, St... Read More

Beenie Man to go live

Friday, November, 3 2017    

BEENIE Man is slated to take centre stage at an unplugged performance billed Live At The Devon at Reggae Mill Bar in Devon House, St Andrew, next Thursday. Read More

Krysie banks on Tomorrow

Friday, November, 3 2017    

KRYSIE is getting a buzz with Tomorrow ahead of its official release next Friday. Read More

Mr Glamarus drops Up Man

Friday, November, 3 2017    

ON-the-rise singjay Mr Glamarus is climbing the musical ladder with his latest single Up Man . Read More

Qew Lunel pays respect

Friday, November, 3 2017    

New York-born singer Pierre “Qew Lunel” Davilmar Jr is paying homage to Jamaica with the release of his debut album Universal Language . Read More

Ash-Burn Gracie looking to Living Up

Friday, November, 3 2017    

Reggae singer/producer Ash-Burn Gracie is upbeat about his latest track called Living Up. The track, which is a collaborative effort with Japanese deejay Head Bad, has been getting favourable responses on social media and the local airwaves since its release in... Read More

Ninjaman's chest pain halts murder trial

Friday, November, 3 2017    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — OBSERVER ONLINE has learnt that the murder trial involving veteran dancehall DJ Ninjaman came to an abrupt halt this afternoon after he began complaining of chest pains and difficulty breathing. Read More

DTX comes of age

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Thursday, November, 2 2017    

LAST weekend, Dance Theatre Xaymaca (DTX), staged their 22nd season of dance at the Little Theatre in St Andrew. Read More

The Green marches to top

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Thursday, November, 2 2017    

HAWAIIAN band The Green debuts at number one on this week's Billboard Reggae Album chart. They earn a third chart-topper with Marching Orders. Read More

Marleys rock to Exodus 40

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Thursday, November, 2 2017    

THE Marley family celebrated the 40th anniversary of the release of Bob's iconic album Exodus with an all-star concert at Los Angeles' Orpheum Theater in California last night. Read More

Douglas Bennett is dead

Thursday, November, 2 2017    

DOUGLAS Bennett, chairman of the Jamaica Musical Theatre Company (JMTC), died in the University Hospital of the West Indies in St Andrew on Monday morning. He was 88. Read More

Too much water for Roots

Wednesday, November, 1 2017    

FOR a second Friday in a row, Mother Nature forced an abrupt ending to headliner's Levi Roots' set at Redbones Blues Cafe in New Kingston.He however managed to see the silver lining behind the clouds: he did two tracks, one better than last week. Read More

After 12: Black is beautiful...& successful

Wednesday, November, 1 2017    

The fifth anniversary of Kerry and Bobo's 'Successful Life' full-black edition, held on Friday, October 13 at Dale Lawn in Seaview Gardens, pulled a fun-loving set of party people who, true to the dress code, painted the venue black. Here's what OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER... Read More

Sizzling sets at PAN grand finals

Tuesday, October, 31 2017    

THE intermittent rain throughout the day had little effect on the proceedings at the PAN 2017 Grand Finals inside the Half-Way-Tree Transport Centre in St Andrew on Sunday. Read More

Yellowman's tasty serving of Blueberry Hill

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Tuesday, October, 31 2017    

IT was a royal salute. Yellowman, the dancehall king, covering rock and roll legend Fats Domino's 1956 standard, Blueberry Hill. Read More


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