Tarrus to headline UK's More Life 2018

Tarrus Riley is to headline the popular music showcase, 'More Life 2018', in the United Kingdom later this year. He will be joined by Cham, Jahmiel, David Rodigan, and Bass Odyssey. Read More

Marcia Griffiths signs with new booking agency
Veteran reggae singer Marcia Griffiths recently signed an exclusive booking deal with the New York-based Donsome Booking Agency.... Read More

Steel Pulse's former drummer is dead
STEVE “Grizzly” Nisbett, drummer and a member of British reggae band Steel Pulse's classic lineup, died in London Thursday at age 69.... Read More

Top DJs for Mello Triple Threat
THREE of the hottest old-school music connoisseurs have been commissioned to spin the hits of yesteryear, at next Saturday's staging of Mello Vibes at the Mas Camp's stadium parking lot.... Read More

Trekar the Dreamchaser

Saturday, January, 20 2018    

TREKAR believes giving disadvantaged youths the tools to make their dreams a reality can help fix some of Jamaica's problems, including unemployment and gun violence. Read More

Hits still flow for Truckback Records

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, January, 20 2018    

SONGS including Dye Dye by Macka Diamond, the Billboard-charting Click My Finger by Erup, and I-Octane's emotionally driven Lose a Friend , are some of the hits which have made at... Read More

Remembering dancer Bogle

By Sade Gardner Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, January, 20 2018    

TODAY is 13 years since the passing of one of dancehall's most flamboyant figures: dancer Gerald “Bogle” Levy. Read More

Ras Goldy declaring 'No War'

Saturday, January, 20 2018    

FABIAN “Ras Goldy” Francis is hoping the message in his latest release, No War , will resonate among the youth. The song will be released in the first week of February and is produced by California-based Rally Up... Read More

From Halfway Tree to Grammy

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, January, 19 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

Wicked Times

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, January, 19 2018    

THE legacy of Bobby “Bobby Digital” Dixon, arguably the most successful producer in contemporary dancehall music, will be acknowledged in February with the release of a multi-song double compact disc by VP Records. Read More

Brimstone salutes the Sunshine State

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, January, 19 2018    

The state of Florida is home to thousands of Jamaicans. Several popular entertainers have settled in the Sunshine State. They include singers Fiona, Wayne Wonder and Sanchez; producers Willie Lindo, and Stephen “Di Genius”... Read More

Davis elated at YVAs nod

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Friday, January, 19 2018    

AS part of its new vision, the rebranded Your View Awards (YVAs) has expanded nominations to include theatre. One such category is Best Female Actor.Camille Davis is delighted to be one of four in this category. Read More

Chikie Grainz ready to spread her wings

Friday, January, 19 2018    

MOST newcomers in the music industry complain about the lack of airplay and limited opportunities. Despite the odds, rising deejay Chikie Grainz is ready to spread her wings. Read More

Yardie doing the Sundance

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 19 2018    

YARDIE, the directoial debut film by British actor Idris Elba, is headlining the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. Read More

Deiwght Peters buries dad tomorrow

Friday, January, 19 2018    

Deiwght Peters, principal of Saint International model agency, said he is giving his father “an elegant send-off” in his home town of Hayes, Clarendon, tomorrow. Read More


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