Music

Tony Kelly serves Caramel Ice Cream rhythm

Tuesday, December, 5 2017    

Grammy-winning producer Tony “CD” Kelly has unleashed his latest project. The Caramel Ice Cream rhythm is his first various artiste project in years. Read More

G-Loc eyes stardom

Monday, December, 4 2017    

Newcomer G-Loc is ready to soar. He is set to take flight with two newly released tracks; Suffer and Come Over.Both songs are produced by Konsequence Muzik. Read More

Rihanna gets street

Monday, December, 4 2017    

The Barbados' Government has renamed a street after pop singer Rihanna.The singer, who attended the name-changing ceremony last Thursday, saw Westbury New Road renamed Rihanna Drive.She lived there until she was 16. Read More

Shaggy unveils clothing line

Sunday, December, 3 2017    

IT seems as if it is indeed Shaggy. The Grammy-winning deejay is now venturing into the clothing business with his urban lifestyle line dubbed Rae Town Apparel. Read More

Chronixx captures thousands

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 3 2017    

There is something about Chronixx. Read More

Eesah ready for Jamaican Tour

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

With roots-reggae on the rebound, a new generation of artistes has emerged. Among them is singer/songwriter Eesah. Read More

Reggae beat goes on in Zimbabwe

Thursday, November, 30 2017    

Since Bob Marley's historic performance to mark Zimbabwe's independence in 1980, reggae has had a presence in that southern African country. Recently, one of the music's biggest fans, Robert Mugabe, was ousted from office after 37 years. Read More

Freddie gives Signature set

Wednesday, November, 29 2017    

THERE was no empty chair in sight as patrons flocked to Oceans 11 in Ocho Rios, St Ann, last Thursday to be treated to a delightful performance from singer Freddie McGregor. And they were not disappointed. Read More

Coming full circle

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, November, 29 2017    

Just days after returning from the Welcome To Jamrock Cruise, Inner Circle's Ian Lewis is already looking forward to the band's next overseas gigs. They are scheduled to make maiden stops in Sri Lanka and India in early 2018 as part of their 50th anniversary... Read More

The Dubplates rule Billboard's summit

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, November, 29 2017    

In June, American group The Dubplates peaked at number four on the Billboard Reggae Album c hart with Box Full of Steel . The set recently re-entered the chart and this week takes over the number one... Read More

Three J'can acts in Grammy runnings

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, November, 29 2017    

For the third year running, the Jamaica Observer has correctly predicted the nominees in the Best Reggae Album category of the Grammy Awards. Read More

Discyple fighting a Spiritual War

Wednesday, November, 29 2017    

After surviving five bullets to his body, Discyple believes his life is a testimony to God's grace and mercy. Read More

Prophecy hosts charity show

Tuesday, November, 28 2017    

ON Boxing Day, December 26, Good Year Oval in St Thomas will play host to the second staging of Reggae Life Jamaica Music Festival. Read More

Feluke awaits second surgery

Tuesday, November, 28 2017    

REGGAE singer Feluke is currently awaiting second surgery in Mexico. He recently went there to remove a cancerous tumour in his colon. Read More

Dancehall course for Canadian university

Tuesday, November, 28 2017    

Simon Fraser University (SFU) in British Columbia, Canada, has added a new course on Jamaican dancehall to its roster. Read More



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