Shaggy, Sting drop new track

Tuesday, March, 13 2018    

SHAGGY and British rocker Sting have released the second single from their upcoming collaborative project 44/876. The set has a release date of April 20. Read More

UB40 spin-off tops reggae chart

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Tuesday, March, 13 2018    

BRITISH reggae band UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey debuts at number one on the Billboard Reggae Album Chart with Real Labour of Love . The tribute set was released on March 2 by Universal Music and has so far sold 307... Read More

Da'Ville's back

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, March, 12 2018    

ELEVEN years ago, Da'Ville was one of the hottest names in dancehall music thanks to the massive hit song, Always on My Mind. But for a performance at Rebel Salute in January, the singer has not been visible on the local scene. Read More

Freddie, Etana to lead Evening of Excellence

Monday, March, 12 2018    

Singer Freddie McGregor and Etana are scheduled to headline this year's Jammin' on the Lawns — An Evening of Excellence, at the Shortwood Teachers' College Cherry Gardens campus in St Andrew on April 14. Read More

Twelve Tribes hosts concert

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Monday, March, 12 2018    

The Twelve Tribes of Israel continued its 50th anniversary celebrations recently with a live concert at the organisation's Hope Road headquarters, featuring a diverse cast of artistes. Read More

Band leader

BY BASIL WALTERS Observer writer | Monday, March, 12 2018    

AS many Jamaicans celebrated International Women's Day last Thursday, Rayven Amani participated in the launch of the Jamaica Best School Band (JBSB) competition at Belair High School in Mandeville, Manchester. Read More

Keeping the melody

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, March, 12 2018    

The popular Startime show takes place on May 5 at Mas Camp in Kingston. The Jamaica Observer , which is one of its sponsors, presents a series of stories on its impact and stars, leading up to the event.  Read More

Mowatt pleads on behalf of children

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Sunday, March, 11 2018    

Gospel singer Judy Mowatt believes the dominance of matrifocal families in Jamaica is detrimental to the wholesome development of youth. Mowatt shared her thoughts at the International Women's Day free concert held at National Indoor Sports Centre on Thursday in St... Read More

Ikaya reaches out to youth

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Friday, March, 9 2018    

While some entertainers shy away from being a role model, singer Ikaya embraces it. Read More

Can't stop Singer J

Friday, March, 9 2018    

SOL Records is significant to singjay Singer J. In fact, it is the initials of his daughter and son, Samaya and Omari Lattibeaudiere. Read More

It's a celebration for Rebelution

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, March, 9 2018    

California-based reggae band Rebelution debuts at number 2 on Billboard's Reggae Digital Song Sales chart with their new single Celebrate . Read More

Talio drops new track

Friday, March, 9 2018    

Last year he released Gallop and Wine, which created some ripples in the dancehall. Now deejay Talio has followed up with Mumps Inna Mi Pocket. Read More

July Rain falls for Believe

Friday, March, 9 2018    

While song surfing on social media last year, Filipino singer July Rain bumped into Believe , a massive hit for Cher in 1998. After learning the chords on her guitar, she decided to record it with guidance from a Jamaican... Read More

Bachannal heads to Morgan's Harbour

Friday, March, 9 2018    

As part of its strategy to provide varied experiences for revellers, Bachannal Jamaica moves its weekly fête to Morgan's Harbour in Port Royal this Saturday for the Baewatch Cooler Fête. Read More

Tarrus Riley on top with Graveyard

Friday, March, 9 2018    

Singer Tarrus Riley tackles the crime and violence affecting sections of the island, on his latest hit Graveyard . The song, produced by Tarik “Rvssian” Johnston, tops the Foundation Radio Network... Read More


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