Chi Ching Ching to turn tables

Wednesday, January, 3 2018    

TOASTER-CUM-DEEJAY Chi Chi ng Ching said he is currently working on his debut album Turning Tables , which is set for release early this year. Read More

Spice on St Kitts's annual show

Wednesday, January, 3 2018    

SPICE is the one of several headline acts scheduled for the 2018 edition of St Kitts Music Festival, slated for Warner Park Stadium in Basseterre from June 27 to July 1. Read More

Popcaan's sounds prevent alarm

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter | Tuesday, January, 2 2018    

FOR those who attended the third staging of Sound Di Alarm, the charity event organised by reggae artiste Iba Mahr, it was a long night. Read More

Shaggy's crime plan

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Tuesday, January, 2 2018    

SHAGGY feels sincere dialogue with the youths in hotbed inner-city communities could unearth some answers to the crime wave that is sweeping Jamaica. Read More

Praise and laughter at cook-up

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, January, 1 2018    

Patrons received a double treat at the Boxing Day edition of Christmas Comedy Cook-Up. Read More

Pantry, friends tackle Clarendon crime

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, January, 1 2018    

Former Digicel Rising Stars finalist Jodian Pantry, who is now a born-again Christian, will lead a strong cast of performers at today's staging of 'Jodian Pantry & Friends in Tenacity'. Read More

Tinga talks Ninja

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Monday, January, 1 2018    

IN 1988, fledgling Ninjaman collaborated with singer Tinga Stewart on the track Cover Me. The song, a remake of the Percy Sledge's 1967 single of the same name, would give the dancehall deejay his first number one. Read More

Fresh calls for end to violence against kids

Monday, January, 1 2018    

Spanish Town-based dancehall artiste Rollie Fresh is making an impassioned appeal to end violence against children. Read More

Zak attack!

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Monday, January, 1 2018    

British drummer Zak Starkey visited Jamaica in December to conduct recording sessions for a concept album that blends reggae with the blues. Read More

Skygrass does it for the children

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Monday, January, 1 2018    

Electronic reggae group Skygrass is using its talent to help wards at the Maxfield Park Children's Home in St Andrew. The band launched the series Cosmic Rotation in September as a means of offering live acts to venues across Kingston, while donating part proceeds to the... Read More


Sunday, December, 31 2017    

The Jamaica Observer 's Entertainment Desk concludes its daily year in review of people who made an impact during 2017.   Read More

Shaggy reflects on concerts past

Sunday, December, 31 2017    

With days to go before the sixth staging of the charity fund-raiser Shaggy and Friends, the man behind the biennial event is reflecting on some of the moments which have stood out for him over the years. Read More

The Ten Most Influential Songs of 2017

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Sunday, December, 31 2017    

Incarcerated Vybz Kartel continued to dominate the Jamaican music scene in 2017. Alkaline, Popcaan, Masicka, Aidonia, Ishawna and Chronixx also pushed out solid tracks which enjoyed steady rotation. Read More


Sunday, December, 31 2017    

 On October 30, the country lost one of the giants of local theatre. Douglas Bennett, the chairman of the Jamaica Musical Theatre Company (JMTC), died at the University Hospital of the West Indies in St Andrew. He was 88. Read More

Gridloc eyes Gal and Money

Saturday, December, 30 2017    

Gridloc believes he is on the verge of a breakthrough with Gal and Money. Read More


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