Music

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

Locksley makes statement

Tuesday, September, 19 2017    

Musician -cum-singer Locksley has Jamaica's Noise Abatement Act in his crosshairs with the single Play My Music . Read More

DJ Niko needs money for life-saving surgery

Monday, September, 18 2017    

NIKO Chromatic, who is battling renal insufficiency, is being thrown a lifeline by a family member. Read More

Talking drums with Willie Stewart

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, September, 18 2017    

This is the sixth in a series of interviews with Jamaican musicians. Read More

Ernie's concert gets corporate support

Monday, September, 18 2017    

SEVERAL corporate entities have pledged support for the Ernie Smith's Solid Gold celebration concert scheduled for the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston on Friday, September 29. Read More

Charly Black adds flavour to hit single

Monday, September, 18 2017    

Charly Black has joined musical forces with Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi for the remix of his diamond- selling single Party Animal. Read More

So'Nia's ready with debut set

Monday, September, 18 2017    

I'm Ready , a debut album by singer So'Nia, was recently launched in New York. Held at the Pa-Nash Restaurant in Rosedale, the event has been hailed as a success. Read More

Remembering pioneer Larry Marshall

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, September, 17 2017    

Larry Marshall in some way was the Bill Haley of reggae. Although Haley's Rock Around The Clock put rock and roll on the map in the mid-1950s, he was unknown when he died in 1981. Read More

Talking blues with Earl 'Chinna' Smith

Sunday, September, 17 2017    

This is the fifth in a series of interviews with Jamaican musicians.  Read More

Keeping the beat alive Down Under

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 17 2017    

Reggae and dancehall music are making inroads in the Australian market, and radio personality and music insider DJ Ragz is tapping into that growth. Read More

Staynn pens Survivor

Saturday, September, 16 2017    

Staynn is thanking his lucky stars that he walked away largely unscathed after a serious accident just outside Atlanta, Georgia. Read More

GiRL banks on Hinges

Thursday, September, 14 2017    

EMERGING singer GiRL intends to shake things up musically with her latest effort Hinges . Read More

Griffiths to get IED honour

Thursday, September, 14 2017    

FOR the past four years, the Image Entertainment & Distinction (IED) Awards show has honoured influential celebrities, philanthropists, businessmen and women who serve their communities. Read More



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