Music

Veteran acts on Billboard

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Thursday, September, 7 2017    

U-Roy , The Skatalites, The Techniques, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Gregory Isaacs, and Beres Hammond are the veteran acts currently holding down positions on the Billboard Reggae album chart. Read More

Jonnah 1 Boss looks to Europe

Thursday, September, 7 2017    

FORMER Magnum Kings and Queens winner Jonnah 1 Boss is eyeing European success with Money A Di Topic . The track features Adyson, Shac and Bigga 5. Read More

Chevelle hits Billboard chart

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Wednesday, September, 6 2017    

Gospel singer Chevelle Franklyn makes her debut on the Billboard Reggae chart for the first time in her more than 26-year career. Read More

Wailer 'Wya' Lindo is dead

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, September, 6 2017    

BOB Marley's keyboard player Earl “Wya” Lindo passed away in a London hospital on Monday. He was 64.Lennie Chen, The Wailers' manager, confirmed his death to the Jamaica Observer yesterday. Read More

Tony Kelly's in Luv

BY SIMONE MORGAN-LINDO Observer reporter | Wednesday, September, 6 2017    

PRODUCER Tony Kelly received two citations of achievement at the Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) R&B and Hip Hop Awards ceremony held at The Woodruff Arts Center's Symphony Hall in Atlanta last Thursday evening. Read More

Thriller U's dad missing

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Tuesday, September, 5 2017    

Thriller U is offering a $500,000 reward to anyone who can provide information leading to the safe return of his father, Thadious Jamieson. Read More

Singer Teddy Brown is dead

Tuesday, September, 5 2017    

Teddy Brown, a Dennis Brown-style singer, died August 26 in Lakewood, New Jersey. He was in his mid-50s.His close friend, singer/music producer King Benj-I, told the Jamaica Observer that Brown died at home. Read More

Klassik Frescobar cruising with Benz Truck

Tuesday, September, 5 2017    

United States-based emerging singjay Klassik Frescobar is cruising with satisfaction about his single Benz Truck and its associated competition, Benz Truck Challenge. Read More

Allan Mensch on musical high

Monday, September, 4 2017    

ALLAN Mensch's latest single, Don't Run, is one to watch on New York's Foundation Radio Network chart. Read More

Pliers In It To Win IT

Monday, September, 4 2017    

PLIERS is gearing up for his the release of his new single In It To Win It, his first studio production in a year. Read More

Trevor Beckford lauded for sterling contribution

Sunday, September, 3 2017    

DISTINGUISHED music teacher/choirmaster Trevor Beckford was recognised for 55 years as a church organist at the Cathedral of St Jago de la Vega in Spanish Town, St Catherine, last Sunday. Read More

Aitken for an honour

By Simone Morgan-Lindo Observer staff reporter morgans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 3 2017    

FOR the past two decades, music insider Kingsley Goodison has used his Tribute to the Greats show to laud Jamaica's finest musicians, many of whom are unsung. Read More

DRD focuses on his music

Saturday, September, 2 2017    

Emerging dancehall singer DRD is determined to make a career in the music business.He has two songs in rotation, Mama and Wine Slow. The latter was recently released on the Progressive rhythm. Read More

Pepsi hails its tour as success

Saturday, September, 2 2017    

WITH its Pepsi Refresh Tour closing on a high note, the company is already looking forward to 2018. Read More

Ty Dolla $ign collabs with Damian Marley & Skrillex

Friday, September, 1 2017    

American singer/rapper/record producer Ty Dolla $ign has teamed up with Damian Marley and producer Skrillex for the song So Am I. It is due for release today. Read More



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