Hapilos Digital Music Awards on Aug 22

The seventh 21st Hapilos Digital Music Awards is scheduled for August 22 at Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston.It will be based on digital sales data provided by over 200 retail outlets for music released between April 1 and March 31. Read More

AFTER 12: Impy, Skimpy outing

Friday, June, 23 2017    

PATRONS came out in their numbers for the recent staging of Little Bit A Clothes party held at Steve Madden Plaza on Orange Street in downtown Kingston.Hosted by Shanie Posh, the event saw the females sticking close to the dress code: very little. Read More

Yellowman: The Golden Child

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, June, 23 2017    

This is the 11th in our daily series highlighting 55 Jamaicans who broke down barriers and helped put the country on the world stage. Each day, one personality will be featured, culminating Independence Day, August 6.   Read More

J-MAS-I drops Nothing Good

Friday, June, 23 2017    

EMERGING reggae-pop singer J-MAS-I is expecting great things from his latest single Nothing Good.Released on June 5, the track was co-produced on the artiste's J-Mas-I Music label and Maxx749. Read More

Sean De Vere releases debut set

Friday, June, 23 2017    

2015 Magnum King of Dancehall finalist Sean De Vere has released debut album titled I am Sean De Vere.The nine-track set has productions from Chris Rokk (Haad Rokk Muzik), Good Fellas Production, Peak Music, and Kswizz Music. Read More

IN THE MIX

Friday, June, 23 2017    

In the last four years, five albums from hip hop and pop artistes, containing Jamaican samples or vocals, have topped the Billboard 200 Albums chart. Read More

Tell more stories

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 23 2017    

Jamaica is not short on artistic talent. Read More

Groovin' in seventh heaven

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Thursday, June, 22 2017    

EVEN though the region is home to a massive West Indian population, the tri-state area has been a graveyard of sorts for Caribbean live shows. Read More

Sumfest eyes Africa

BY SIMONE MORGAN-LINDO Observer reporter | Thursday, June, 22 2017    

PREPARATIONS are ahead of schedule for this year's Reggae Sumfest, slated for July 16-22 at Catherine Hall Entertainment Centre in Montego Bay. Read More

Derrick Morgan's still riding ska wave

Thursday, June, 22 2017    

IN the year of Jamaica's Independence from Britain, Derrick Morgan rode a new rhythm called ska that had the country's young people rocking.Fifty-five years later, he is still playing to youthful audiences in Europe and North America. Read More

Edna Manley: Mother of Jamaican art

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter | Thursday, June, 22 2017    

This is the 10th in our daily series highlighting 55 Jamaicans who broke down barriers and helped put the country on the world stage. Each day, one personality will be featured, culminating Independence Day, August 6.   Read More

Jah Ranks on a mission

Thursday, June, 22 2017    

 Montego B ay-based singer Jah Ranks is quietly carving out a niche for himself in the music industry. Read More



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