'Protect your intellectual property'

Thursday, July, 11 2019    

UK-BASED singer Meddy Ranks is urging young artistes to be vigilant in protecting their intellectual property. According to him, he was nearly ripped off by scammers. Read More

Big Ship docks at Port Charlotte

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, July, 11 2019    

Though early morning rain held up his performance last Sunday, Freddie McGregor was pleased with the inaugural Big Ship Music Festival which took place at Port Charlotte Fairgrounds in Port Charlotte, Florida. Read More

Munga makes most of Weekend

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, July, 11 2019    

MUNGA Honorable has had an eventful past 12 months. Read More

Beres, Maxi Priest and Romain Virgo for Singers In Action

Thursday, July, 11 2019    

SINGERS Beres Hammond, Maxi Priest and Romain Virgo, representing different eras of lovers rock reggae, are featured acts for the Singers In Action, two shows scheduled for Brooklyn, New York and Newark, New Jersey on August 4 and 10, respectively. Read More

Tivoli dancers pay tribute to Seaga

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer | Wednesday, July, 10 2019    

The Tivoli Dance Troupe presented a Kaleidoscope of Dance at the Little Theatre in Kingston on Sunday evening. The two-day concert, which opened last Saturday, is part of their 28th season celebration. Read More

Reggae Legacy banks on Toots and Kabaka

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, July, 10 2019    

Toots and The Maytals and Kabaka Pyramid will headline Reggae Legacy 2019, an August 3-4 show organised by the Mateel Community Center Board to replace the cancelled Reggae On The River (ROTR). Read More

Xyclone blows over Billboard

By Kevin Jackson Observer Writer | Wednesday, July, 10 2019    

Dancehall artiste Xyclone earns his third consecutive Billboard album entry, as The Year of The Wolf debuts at number three on this week's Reggae Albums Chart. Read More

Rojjah blooms in the gardens

Wednesday, July, 10 2019    

Singer Rojjah was the brightest star at Jazz In The Gardens recently at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in Kingston. He stole the show by delivering a performance as colourful as his attire. Read More

Minaj strolls down Main Street

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Wednesday, July, 10 2019    

Megatron , the hit song from rapper Nicki Minaj, samples the popular Filthy rhythm, produced by Danny Browne and released by Juvenile Records in 1997. Read More

Singer Fancy D loves the vibes

Wednesday, July, 10 2019    

Singer Fancy D remembers hanging out at popular tourist hot spots in his youth. Back then, bands and live music were a big part of the hotel scene's entertainment package and made a lasting impression on him. Read More

Int'l Reggae Day strums for 2020

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, July, 9 2019    

Andrea Davis, conceptualiser of International Reggae Day (IRD), has put this year's staging behind her and is already looking to 2020. Read More

Buju's triumphant walk into Europe

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Tuesday, July, 9 2019    

Buju Banton's Long Walk To Freedom Tour touched down in Europe last weekend and, according to his management, it was a triumphant return to the continent. Read More

Bolt joins new club

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Monday, July, 8 2019    

U sain Bolt has officially joined other sports personalities in the music industry, through the launch of his dancehall rhythm, Olympe Rose. Read More

Kemar's summa turns saucy

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Monday, July, 8 2019    

When telecommunications company Digicel unveiled its Saucy Summa campaign last Friday, dancehall deejay Kemar Highcon was in the mix.Kemar Highcon, who is riding high with the hit single So Saucy, is the face of the campaign. Read More

18 vie for Miss Universe Ja crown

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, July, 8 2019    

Pageant season is up and running. Of the 45 girls who showed for Saturday's eliminations, 18 were selected to compete for the 2019 Miss Universe Jamaica Beauty and Wellness pageant. Read More


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