Music

Naomi Cowan takes bite of Paradise Plum

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, September, 28 2018    

First recorded at producer Clement Dodd's Studio One in the early 1970s, Queen of The Minstrels is one of reggae's enduring rhythms. It has driven a number of hit songs, the latest being Paradise Plum by singer Naomi Cowan. Read More

Kafinal joins forces with Queen Ifrica

Friday, September, 28 2018    

JUNO award winner Kafinal has teamed with Queen Ifrica for his latest song, Talk or No Talk. Read More

Singer Heights hopes for a winner

Friday, September, 28 2018    

Reggae artiste Singer Heights is in an upbeat mood as he prepares for the release of his new single Winner. Read More

Rudie Classic is feeling the vibe

Friday, September, 28 2018    

Deejay Rudie Classic is ready to set the dancehall scene ablaze with the track Feel the Vibes , produced by Blizzard Productions. Read More

100 per cent from Munga

Friday, September, 28 2018    

100 Live, held the last Wednesday every month, got an adrenalin rush from Munga Honourable this week. The deejay delivered a high-energy set riddled with his hit songs. Read More

Singjay Ronnie Thwaites arrested

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, September, 27 2018    

Embattled singjay Ronnie Thwaites has been arrested and charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon. The artiste, whose given name is Ronald Brown, was detained on Monday after New York City (NYC) police listed him as wanted for assault and stabbing. Read More

Sly's drum roll for 'Joe Joe'

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

MASTER drummer Sly Dunbar has added his condolences to the family of Channel One recording studio boss Joseph “Joe Joe” Hoo Kim, who died on September 20 from liver cancer in New York. Read More

MOBOs on hold

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, September, 27 2018    

THE British Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards will not be held this year. Organisers have put the popular event on hold to “revamp the ceremony for 2019”. Read More

Marley's ambush ReMastered

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

The assassination attempt on Bob Marley's life in December 1976 is part of an eight-part series called ReMastered, set to air on Netflix October 12. Read More

Conkarah blooms with Cherrytree's Riddim

Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

CONKARAH'S latest song, Up Jump Di Riddim, i s currently in the Top 40 of the iTunes Reggae Chart, and in Apple Music's A-List Reggae. Read More

Martin promises Signature set

Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

CHRISTOPHER Martin and D Major are the featured acts on live music series Appleton Signature Nights scheduled for Gunagos in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland, tomorrow.Showtime is slated for a 9:00 pm start. Read More

PAN acts to thrill

Monday, September, 24 2018    

Gospel act Rondell Positive, chart-topping Wayne Marshall, and rising lieutenants Shane-O and Teejay are slated to lead the entertainment package for Regional 2 of PAN 2018 at Independence Park, Black River in St Elizabeth on Saturday, September 29. Read More

Sean Paul heads to Qatar

Monday, September, 24 2018    

Grammy-winning Jamaican act Sean Paul heads to the Middle East in October for a performance in the Islamic state of Qatar. Read More

K'sangel aims for the stars

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Monday, September, 24 2018    

Singer K'sangel is excited about her freshly inked record deal with United States-based label Gold and Goal Production. The partnership was made official last month, and K'sangel has already hit the ground running with her latest release Rumpari. Read More

Tributes pour in for Shem Cole

Sunday, September, 23 2018    

Singer/producer Colin “Iley Dread” Levy and the University of t he West Indies (UWI) have issued statements on the death of Shem Cole, son of audio engineer David Cole, and grandson of former national footballer Alan “Skill” Cole... Read More



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