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A virtual salute

PERENNIAL Rebel Salute favourite Queen Ifrica brought the curtains down on Friday's opening night of the virtual staging of the popular reggae music festival. She, along with Notis Heavyweight Rockaz, were the only two 'live' performers on the event which was forced into a virtual format... Read More

Marley, Chronixx make inauguration playlist
JAMAICAN music has once again made it onto the playlist of the president of the United States.... Read More

The JaRIA Honour Award goes to...
THE Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) has released the names of the recipients of it annual Honour Awards which is set for Sunday, February 28 to cap off the month-long celebrations of Reggae Month.... Read More

Downsound Books launches with release of Reggae My Life Is
Prominent businessman Joe Bogdanovich has announced the launch of his literary publishing division, Downsound Books, which will coincide with the Spring 2021 release of Reggae My Life Is — the memoirs of veteran artiste and tour manager Copeland Forbes.... Read More

Deep Jahi shows softer side on Inseparable

Friday, January, 15 2021    

It is uncommon for dancehall artistes to show their softer side. However, singer Deep Jahi bares it all on his latest single Inseparable.Released on January 8, Inseparable is produced by Natural Bond Entertainment. Read More

Jazz Festival pushed back till March

Friday, January, 15 2021    

The Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival has been rescheduled for March 4 to 6. Read More

Nadine listed among Ultimate

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, January, 15 2021    

NADINE Sutherland, whose recording career launched 41 years ago, is among the artistes with songs on The Ultimate 2021, a compilation album by Tad's International Record. Read More

Sauce Perreler goes Dancing

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, January, 15 2021    

With the coronavirus pandemic putting a damper on entertainment events, recording artiste Sauce Perreler believes he has the formula to inspire with his upcoming single, Dancing. Read More

Runkus gets on the inside

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 15 2021    

Delicious Vinyl Island, the Los Angeles-based record label, launches its first local project in a number of years with today's release IN:SIDE by reggae artiste Runkus. Read More

Singer Shavarr tackles social

Friday, January, 15 2021    

EMERGING singer/songwriter Shavor “Shavarr” Richards is shedding some light on the stark socio-economic conditions and challenges facing inner-city youth in his latest release, Born and Raised. Read More

High praises for Addies

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Friday, January, 15 2021    

NECO Glock and KingPin — producers at TruMoneyMusiq, the label owned by King Addies — are lauding the sound system as a true ambassador for reggae and dancehall globally. Read More

'Jubba' White shines his light

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, January, 15 2021    

In these uncertain times, anything with a feel-good vibe is welcome, and that's exactly what drummer/singer Deleon “Jubba” White projects on Be A Light . Read More

Billboard toasts Skip's Slow Down

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Thursday, January, 14 2021    

Slow Down , the chart-topping song by Skip Marley featuring R&B singer HER, tops the list of 10 Best R&B Songs from 2020, in a poll conducted among Billboard magazine's staff writers. Read More

Frankie Music pins hopes on Davianah

Thursday, January, 14 2021    

PRODUCER Comar “Frankie Music” Campbell is excited about an upcoming project, Rebel Offspring, with Davianah. Read More

Wormbass follows his heart

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, January, 14 2021    

As a musician with keen ears, Delroy “Wormbass” Nevin keeps in tune with hip sounds and trends. For his latest project, he tries his hand at Afrobeats. Read More



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