Music

Vehnam on money chase

Tuesday, September, 26 2017    

Vehnam is ready to take his place in the musical spotlight. The Florida-based emerging act is banking on Money Chase . Read More

Soca not hot enough?

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Tuesday, September, 26 2017    

Soca star Fay-Ann Lyons yearns for the day the sound she represents is not pigeon-holed as carnival music. But even she realises that will take some time. Read More

Prince Reignn aims to rule

Monday, September, 25 2017    

PRINCE Reignn believes the time is right for another St Thomas deejay to be counted among dancehall royalty. Read More

The Heptones give European tour nod

Sunday, September, 24 2017    

WITH more than 50 years in the industry, members of the rocksteady group The Heptones said their music is still in high demand, especially in Europe. The trio, comprising Earl Morgan, Robert Dacres and Carlton Scarlett recently wrapped up a two-month tour of the continent, with stops in... Read More

Vernon Buckley returns Refreshed

Sunday, September, 24 2017    

Vernon Buckley, best known as a member of The Maytones, returns to the scene with a new solo album titled Refreshed. It was recently released digitally and on compact disc. Read More

Alpha spreads wings

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 24 2017    

For well over a century, Alpha Boys' School has cultivated a rich musical tradition boasting alumni, including members of The Skatalites, who have been integral to the development of Jamaica's cultural history. Read More

DJ Paul Michael to energise Ribbiz

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

International DJ and member of New York City's Natural Born Club Killas, DJ Paul Michael, is set to make his return to Jamaica this week with an engaging set promised at the Ribbiz Ultra Lounge, next Friday, September 29. Read More

Tosh music fest returns

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

PETER Tosh Music Festival returns to the museum bearing his name in Kingston from October 19-22.Among the events slated for the celebration are musical performances, the inaugural Peter Tosh Awards, and a celebratory gala. Read More

Chronixx eyes Carib

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

Chronixx is returning to the stage to perform for the first time in over a year as a part of his Chronology Caribbean tour, which will see him performing in Trinidad, Grenada and Jamaica between November and December 2017. Read More

Anebsa goes Acoustic

Thursday, September, 21 2017    

After releasing two studio projects in less than one year, singer Negus Emmanuel Anebsa goes back to basics with Acoustic, an unplugged album recently released by his Wontstop Records. Read More

Ninja, Bounty to the rescue

BY Simone Morgan-Lindo Observer reporter | Wednesday, September, 20 2017    

Dancehall deejay Ninjaman said he is elated after hearing about the progress 10-year-old cancer patient Yhordanka Graham is making. Graham is currently a patient at St Jude's Children's Research Hospital in Tennessee and is being treated for lymphoma which has affected... Read More

Yaksta Carvanie seeking a Home run

Wednesday, September, 20 2017    

SINGJAY Yaksta Carvanie is currently promoting his single called Home .The song, he says, surrounds how the inner city is portrayed and the stigma associated with it. Read More

Ziggy's new set on Billboard

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Tuesday, September, 19 2017    

EARLY this year, Ziggy Marley embarked on a tour of the United States. Some of its dates are captured on We Are The People Tour (Live) which debuts this week at number five on the Billboard Reggae Album Chart. Read More

Kuzilla continues musical journey

Tuesday, September, 19 2017    

KUZILLA is hoping his single, Life Is A Journey, will land him a permanent spot within the music industry.The single, released last October, is steadily making an impact on the local reggae scene. Read More

Orlando jerk fest for Oct 15

Tuesday, September, 19 2017    

FREDDIE McGregor, Romain Virgo, Richie Spice, and Cham (formerly Baby Cham) are slated to power up the main stage of the sixth annual Orlando Jerk and Caribbean Culture Festival on Sunday, October 15. Read More



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