Paycus pleads for peace
Britain-based singjay Paycus is currently in the island putting some promotional muscle behind his latest studio efforts: No Gun Friend, Time Out, and Carnival Mix.... Read More

Mightyful13 Records on a mission
AS a youth in Waterhouse, Fitzroy Francis grew up with artistes who went on to become some of the biggest names in reggae and dancehall. In the last decade, he says he has noticed the drop in sales, and standard, of Jamaican music.... Read More

Blue & White Night
The seventh edition of Mark Skeng's Blue and White party was all the rage on Saturday, March 24 as the party crowd flocked to Sparkles Night Club on Studio One Boulevard in St Andrew for a night to remember. Relive the fun with OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER KARL MCLARTY.... Read More

Sweet sounds of Sugar

Wednesday, May, 2 2018    

TWO albums by Sugar Minott are scheduled for release in the next six months, according to his widow, Maxine Stowe. Read More

Toots and Co hit the road again

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Tuesday, May, 1 2018    

Toots and The Maytals have announced a 31-date tour of North America, the group's most ambitious trek since lead singer Toots Hibbert was injured in the United States during a concert five years ago. Read More

Sting, Shaggy top Billboard

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Tuesday, May, 1 2018    

44 /876 , the 12-song album by Sting and Shaggy, debuts at number one on the Billboard Reggae Album Chart. The set has sold 10,227 copies since its release on April 21. Read More

Hylita ready for limelight

Tuesday, May, 1 2018    

Hylita is ready to take his place in the musical spotlight. Read More

Rasta Month hailed as success

By Howard Campbell Observer senior reporter | Tuesday, May, 1 2018    

The second Rasta Month, which covered the Rastafarian faith's impact on Jamaican culture, met its objectives according to Maxine Stowe, spokesperson for organisers, the Rastafarian Millennium Council. Read More

Class acts

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Tuesday, May, 1 2018    

ANDREW Ho, chairman of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Jamaica, is pleased with last weekend's spring concert season staging at Swallowfield Chapel in St Andrew. Read More

Best Of The Best back with a bang

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, April, 30 2018    

AFTER a chaotic end to last year's show, promoters of Best Of The Best vow there will be no recurrence at next month's event, which is again being held at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami. Read More

Singer Gebre has a feel for it

Monday, April, 30 2018    

Since his early years in Jamaica, singer Gebre has had eclectic taste in music, so it is no surprise that he tries to reach a diverse audience with his songs. Read More

Better days for Shane O

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, April, 30 2018    

WHEN he first hit pay dirt in 2004 with Lightning Flash, deejay Shane O was under the guidance of his mentor Rohan “Jah Sno Cone” Fuller. He seemed destined for the big time, but things did not turn out that way. Read More

Hamilton champions Big Woman Tingz

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

At a time when the empowerment of women is taking centrestage globally, Fi Wi Jamaica Project is throwing its muscles behind an album titled called Big Woman Tingz. Read More

Alter-Native sounds from Wayne Jobson

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, April, 29 2018    

This is the fourth in a 10-part series on Jamaicans who have made their mark on North American radio.   Read More



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