Toots and Co hit the road again

Toots and The Maytals have announced a 31-date tour of North America, the group's most ambitious trek since lead singer Toots Hibbert was injured in the United States during a concert five years ago. Read More

Sting, Shaggy top Billboard
44 /876 , the 12-song album by Sting and Shaggy, debuts at number one on the Billboard Reggae Album Chart. The set has sold 10,227 copies since its release on April 21.... Read More

Hylita ready for limelight
Hylita is ready to take his place in the musical spotlight.... Read More

Rasta Month hailed as success
The second Rasta Month, which covered the Rastafarian faith's impact on Jamaican culture, met its objectives according to Maxine Stowe, spokesperson for organisers, the Rastafarian Millennium Council.... Read More

Class acts

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Tuesday, May, 1 2018    

ANDREW Ho, chairman of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Jamaica, is pleased with last weekend's spring concert season staging at Swallowfield Chapel in St Andrew. Read More

Best Of The Best back with a bang

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, April, 30 2018    

AFTER a chaotic end to last year's show, promoters of Best Of The Best vow there will be no recurrence at next month's event, which is again being held at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami. Read More

Singer Gebre has a feel for it

Monday, April, 30 2018    

Since his early years in Jamaica, singer Gebre has had eclectic taste in music, so it is no surprise that he tries to reach a diverse audience with his songs. Read More

Better days for Shane O

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, April, 30 2018    

WHEN he first hit pay dirt in 2004 with Lightning Flash, deejay Shane O was under the guidance of his mentor Rohan “Jah Sno Cone” Fuller. He seemed destined for the big time, but things did not turn out that way. Read More

Hamilton champions Big Woman Tingz

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

At a time when the empowerment of women is taking centrestage globally, Fi Wi Jamaica Project is throwing its muscles behind an album titled called Big Woman Tingz. Read More

Alter-Native sounds from Wayne Jobson

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, April, 29 2018    

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

Bella Blair readies maiden project

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Sunday, April, 29 2018    

Singer Bella Blair is looking forward to the release of her debut EP this summer. The number of tracks for this project is still uncertain but it will include her previously released singles I Can Do Better and Hot... Read More

All that jazz

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

Jamaica will join the rest of the world in tomorrow's observation of International Jazz Day. The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts is leading the charge with the staging of a celebratory concert on the East Lawns of Devon house in St Andrew. Read More

'Avengers' opens with US$630m, smashing global record

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — "Avengers: Infinity War" took in US$630 million in its first weekend, the highest global opening of all time, industry estimates showed on Sunday. Read More

A Bonafide commendation

Saturday, April, 28 2018    

LAS Vegas-based Bonafide Reggae Band say they are keeping reggae music and Jamaica on a high. Last Saturday, the band received a Certificate of Special Congressional Commendation from US Congresswoman Alice Costandina “Dina” Titus to mark their 19th anniversary in the music... Read More

Vanzo set on making the News

Saturday, April, 28 2018    

Fast-rising deejay Vanzo is trying to make his name in the industry with his latest single News. Read More


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