No place for 'Til Shiloh

The 60th Grammy Awards takes place on January 28 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. There are five nominees for Best Reggae Album. They are: Chronology by Chronixx; Stony Hill (Damian Marley); Avrakedabra (Morgan Heritage); Lost In Paradise (Common Kings) and Wash House Ting by J... Read More

Jovi Rockwell working on EP
Jovi Rockwell is back in Jamaica and ready to make an impression with a new project.... Read More

Danielle D.I. talks female empowerment
THE year 2018 is off to a good start for dancehall artiste Danielle D.I. On her latest single Boss Bitch, the focus is about female empowerment.... Read More

Stormin takes aim at dancehall
Despite being diagnosed with skin cancer two years ago, Stormin is ready to take on the dancehall scene. He is promoting his latest single Curse, which talks about his struggles with the illness.Curse is produced by Westy.... Read More

Taneka getting a fair chance

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Friday, January, 12 2018    

EMERGING singjay Taneka said she almost lost faith in music producers after constant sexual advances. Instead of being preyed on, she is receiving a fair chance to be heard after meeting current manager, Spice, in 2016. Read More

KC Jockey eyes set this month

Friday, January, 12 2018    

LOVE In The Air is the title of the upcoming EP from US-based singjay KC Jockey. The set, which has a January 2018 release date, is being produced on the Sweet Sadie's Productions Inc imprint. Read More

'Something Fishy' tackles issues

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Friday, January, 12 2018    

CAN a child save a troubled marriage? Read More

Tony looks to Rebel 25

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 12 2018    

All is in place for this year's staging of Rebel Salute — the two-day reggae festival which starts today at Grizzly's Plantation Cove in Priory, St Ann. Read More

New-look YVAs launch today

By Sade Gardner Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 11 2018    

YOUR View Awards (YVAs) will begin its new chapter this evening at a launch scheduled for the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston. Read More

Sounds Jamaican radio missed in 2017 Sounds Jamaican

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

  Courtney John (Ecosystem)Released in June by French company Soul Man Records, the album hears John working with Paris session musicians who are strongly influenced by classic roots-reggae. Read More

JC Lodge returns for Salute

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 11 2018    

IT'S been 17 years since singer JC Lodge took the decision to return to live in the United Kingdom, and six years since she last performed in Jamaica, but she is ready and raring to perform at Rebel Salute at the Richmond Estate in St Ann this weekend. Read More

Friends Sly and Robbie take Grammy

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Wednesday, January, 10 2018    

The 60th Grammy Awards takes place on January 28 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. There are five nominees for Best Reggae Album. They are: Chronology by Chronixx; Stony Hill (Damian Marley); Avrakedabra (Morgan Heritage); Lost In Paradise (Common Kings) and Wash House Ting by J... Read More

It's all for the cause

Wednesday, January, 10 2018    

THOUSANDS of patrons turned up at the biennial concert, Shaggy and Friends, held on the lawns of Jamaica House in St Andrew last Saturday. Read More

Christopher Martin readies new album

Wednesday, January, 10 2018    

Singer Christopher Martin was in a jubilant mood backstage at the just-concluded Shaggy & Friends concert held on Jamaica House's lawn in St Andrew on Saturday night. Read More

The Melodians 'return' to Billboard

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, January, 10 2018    

Legendary rocksteady trio, The Melodians, score their first entry on the Billboard Reggae Album chart with The Return (Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae) which debuts at number 19. Read More



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