Shaggy's Ready

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Sunday, November, 3 2019    

Diamond-selling, multiple Grammy award-winning artiste and philanthropist Shaggy, is ready to add actor to his résumé as he prepares for his role as Sebastian, the loveable lobster, in this Tuesday's live production of The Little Mermaid set to air on American television network... Read More

Sean Paul does it with No Caption

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, November, 1 2019    

Following the success of his Callaloo Rhythm early this year, Sean Paul is preparing to release the No Caption through his Dutty Rock Productions. Read More

Twelve Tribes mark milestone

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Friday, November, 1 2019    

Tomorrow, the Twelve Tribes of Israel marks the 89th anniversary of Haile Selassie I's coronation as Ethiopian Emperor, with an event at the organisation's Hope Road headquarters. Read More

Naomi, Jesse to take on Europe

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Friday, November, 1 2019    

Singer Naomi Cowan says her upcoming European tour with Jesse Royal can help propel her career even further. Read More

Ready for Red Bull clash

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Friday, November, 1 2019    

ALL is set for the Red Bull Culture Clash slated for the National Arena in St Andrew tomorrow. The organisers are upbeat that the event is coming to Jamaica for the first time. Read More

Popcaan rules the roost

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer | Friday, November, 1 2019    

Popcaan says there is more to being 'unruly' than disobedience. Read More

Jayds beams with Pride

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, November, 1 2019    

Dancehall deejay Jayds is the new brand ambassador for Lion Pride Jamaica. He made the announcement on his Instagram page earlier this week.Jayds explained how the alignment with the brand came about. Read More

Ace Gawd knocks up new track

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Friday, November, 1 2019    

Ace Gawd hopes his latest single will promote widespread unity. Read More

Richie Spice, I Wayne set to add Signature

Thursday, October, 31 2019    

RICHIE Spice and I Wayne are headliners for tonight's staging of Appleton Estate Signature Nights at Sharkies Seafood Restaurant in Runaway Bay, St Ann. Show time is slated for 9:00 pm. Read More

Busy surges on Billboard

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, October, 30 2019    

After debuting at number two three weeks ago with Parts of The Puzzle, Busy Signal slumped to 10 on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart. Improved sales sees the VP Records set moving to number four this week. Read More

Drum and bass trivia

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Wednesday, October, 30 2019    

The Jamaica Observer continues its 'Reggae 50' feature on people, organisations, and events that have made an impact on reggae over the past 50 years. Read More

Young vets ready

Tuesday, October, 29 2019    

Independent label Young Veterans, headed by principals Sheldon and Andrew Penicott, will be releasing reggae artiste Ginjah's new album, Survival, on all digital online platforms in December. Read More

Reggae exhibit heads to London

Tuesday, October, 29 2019    

As part of the 40th anniversary celebrations of reggae record label VP Records, the company has curated a showcase of their defining role in bringing reggae and dancehall to the international mainstream, which opens in London today. Read More

Buju thrills Dominica, but

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.come | Tuesday, October, 29 2019    

Dancehall star Buju Banton continued his Long Walk to Freedom tour in the Caribbean island of Dominica last Saturday, with a performance at that country's 21st annual World Creole Music Festival. Read More

Inner Circle's golden moment

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer Writer | Sunday, October, 27 2019    

Inner Circle, the original “Bad Boys of Reggae” celebrated in fine style last Thursday evening at the Jamaica Pegasus in New Kingston. Read More


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