Music

Lovers rocking with Carroll Thompson

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, November, 11 2018    

This is the 70th year since the Empire Windrush docked in the United Kingdom, carrying hundreds of West Indians seeking work to bolster that country's war-torn economy. Most of them were Jamaicans who settled in communities in London, the Midlands, Nottingham, and Bristol. The... Read More

Mikey's heart

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Sunday, November, 11 2018    

For the Heart of Jamaica album, music producer Mikey Bennett called on his years of experience to work with a cast of experienced and upcoming artistes. Funded by Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum, the 13-song set was released on November... Read More

Inner Circle turns 50!

Saturday, November, 10 2018    

Friends, family and musicians helped the Inner Circle band blow out 50 candles last Saturday at their Circle House complex in North Miami. It was a nostalgic affair with past and present members of the self-proclaimed Bad Boys of Reggae jamming past midnight. Read More

9TYZ making a statement

Saturday, November, 10 2018    

Although fairly new to the dancehall scene, fast-rising singer 9TYZ is making a statement with her EP Bad Like 90's. Read More

Ffurious ready for St Mary Mi Come From

Saturday, November, 10 2018    

Ffurious is upbeat as he prepares for his upcoming performance on Capleton's annual St Mary Mi Come From stage show, which will be held at National Arena in St Andrew on Saturday. Read More

D'Tall Boss has greater things in store

Saturday, November, 10 2018    

Deejay D'Tall Boss has stepped up promotion for his latest song, Greater Now , with the release of a video. The single is from his upcoming EP. Read More

Capleton's show on tonight

Saturday, November, 10 2018    

NEW venue but same high-intensity sets. That's what organisers of A St Mary Mi Come From are planning for this evening's staging. The charity show is slated for the National Arena in St Andrew. Read More

JonFX has arms on Billboard chart

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Friday, November, 9 2018    

Music producer John “JonFX” Crawford is celebrating the success of Arms Around You, a song that entered Billboard charts this week. It is a collaboration between Xxxtentacion, Lil Pump, Maluma and Swae Lee. Read More

Lipstyck making Money Moves

Friday, November, 9 2018    

Singjay Lipstyck released a new single, Money Move, in early November on the St Owen Records label to rave reviews from dancehall fans. The song is already generating a huge buzz in dancehall markets in Latin America, Jamaica and the USA. Read More

Dann-I hits Europe tour

Friday, November, 9 2018    

With the aim to spread his music and attract a new fan base, singer Dann-I is presently in Europe on his When She High tour.The tour began on October 28 and runs until November 18. Read More

Starface shines on road tour

Friday, November, 9 2018    

Dancehall artiste Starface delivered an animated and dynamic performance during the first leg of the Mello FM tour at the Ocean Village Shopping Centre in Ocho Rios last week Friday. Read More

Jesse Royal goes to the heart

Friday, November, 9 2018    

 Roots singer Jesse Royal is featured on the compilation album Heart of Jamaica, which is produced by Mikey Bennett for Appleton Jamaica Rum.He contributes the track We Matter. Read More

Silk Legend releases video for Dusk Til Dawn

Friday, November, 9 2018    

Even though he studied medical technology at the University of Technology, Jamaica music has been a calling for singer Silk Legend, whose latest single is Dusk Til Dawn. Read More

Tom Laing takes it to the streets

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Friday, November, 9 2018    

New York-based singer Tom Laing is preparing to release his first album, Street Teacher , in the first quarter of 2019. Read More

Fully Top Dolla banks on Mash It Up Again

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, November, 9 2018    

Getting a hit song in Jamaica out of New York City can be quite a challenge, but making a mark “a yawd” is considered a major achievement for artistes in the Big Apple. Fully Top Dolla is looking to do just that with Mash It Up Again, his latest song, done with Junior... Read More



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