Music

Africa Unite at the Apollo

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Sunday, October, 27 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.  Bob Marley reached out to Black America  Read More

Double disc for Strictly the Best 60

Friday, October, 25 2019    

VP Records has announced the release of Strictly the Best Vol 60. The set includes current and breaking hits from some of the top artists in roots reggae and dancehall. Read More

Tarrus Riley and Agent Sasco for PAN finals

Friday, October, 25 2019    

The annual event where pan chicken cooks and vendors from across the island compete for bragging rights culminates this Sunday at Grizzly's Plantation Cove in Priory, St Ann. Entertainment has played an integral role in the offerings at PAN and this year is no... Read More

Kashief Lindo returns to the mic

Friday, October, 25 2019    

US-based reggae crooner Kashief Lindo is generating a buzz with his latest single Baby I'm A Want You, produced by his father Willie for their Heavybeat Records in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Read More

Pinky Famous gets romantic

Friday, October, 25 2019    

DancehalL artiste Pinky Famous is showing off her sexy, sultry side on her new single Romantic. The song, which was produced by Nostrac Productions and Blackie Yaad Productions on the Cash App rhythm, was released three weeks ago. Read More

Local YouTuber making moves

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Friday, October, 25 2019    

ACTOR and self-described YouTuber Kyng Taj has been making a name for himself, creating amusing skits and short films which he releases on social media. The 20-year-old believes his ability to keep viewers entertained makes him competitive in an increasingly popular... Read More

Bridging reggae and spirituality

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Friday, October, 25 2019    

Up and coming singer and finalist in the 2019 Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's (JCDC) Festival Song Competition, McKada, believes that her sound will create the bridge between reggae and spirituality that has been lacking. Read More

Rupee is Most Wanted

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, October, 25 2019    

In 2004, Bajan soca musician Rupee rode the charts with Tempted to Touch. It charted in the United Kingdom' and United States. Read More

Popcaan teams with Davido

Thursday, October, 24 2019    

Deejay popcaan has joined forces with high-riding Afrobeat artiste Davido on a new single titled Risky.The receintly released track is one of the early tracks from Davido's upcoming album A Good Time, which is set to drop on November 22. Read More

Kuzikk looks to Atomic

Thursday, October, 24 2019    

Kamau Imhotep, member of the group Kuzikk, is confident that their second single will bring a different flair to dancehall. Read More

Bamm Holt is ready

Thursday, October, 24 2019    

Ten years ago when Bamm Holt decided to take music seriously, he was hesitant about jumping into a recording career before learning the basics. But there was something even more important on his mind. Read More

Shakespear D-Dondadda drops album

Thursday, October, 24 2019    

After giving a good account of himself at this year's staging of Rebel Salute and wrapping up performances in Trinidad and Tobago over the summer, St Ann-based recording artiste Shakespear D-Dondadda is preparing to promote his recently released album. Read More

It wasn't me, says Shaggy

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer Writer | Wednesday, October, 23 2019    

GRAMMY Award-winning artiste Shaggy was forced to explain himself last week, letting fans know 'It wasn't me' after it was revealed that persons have been posing as him to solicit money from his friends and associates. He took to Instagram to set the record... Read More

Peter Tosh's son healing

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 22 2019    

The Jamaican public was given an update on the progress being made by Peter Tosh's son Jawara, more popularly known as Tosh 1, who was left in a coma for over a year after being beaten in a New Jersey jail, reportedly at the hands of a fellow inmate. Read More

Jimmy Spliff moves on

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Tuesday, October, 22 2019    

Though he could not retain his title as champion of the World Fight Club (WFC) sound clash league, selector Jimmy Spliff is confident that it will not have negative implications on his career. Read More



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