Like A Champion!

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Friday, January, 18 2019    

THE management for Grammy-winning deejay Buju Banton is confident that the National Stadium in St Andrew will be filled to capacity for the March 16 concert to start his Long Walk to Freedom Tour. Read More

Challenger presses on

Friday, January, 18 2019    

After a 15-year stint as lead singer with the Caribbean band, Royalty, Challenger forging his path as a solo career. Read More

Law, according to Chronic

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, January, 18 2019    

Over the past year, a number of entertainers from rural Jamaica have made inroads on the music scene. They include Rygin King, Teejay and Squash. Chronic Law is about join that elite group. Read More

After 12: Dream Night

Friday, January, 18 2019    

Lady Punce and the Easy Fridayz Crew chose Fletcher's Land Square for their celebration titled 'Believe in Your Dreams' on December 7, and what a party it was! Fashion and style marked the occasion, as you can see from party photo specialist Rodney Bokeh's shots. Read More

No child's play

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Thursday, January, 17 2019    

Since the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States in October 2016, that country has been under the microscope based on his controversial policies and pronouncements. Many of them have made artistes like Aaron Nigel Smith cringe. Read More

Jahunique awaits break

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

Up -and-coming reggae singjay Jahunique is confident his latest single Need Love will give him his big break. Read More

Low sales all round on Billboard

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Thursday, January, 17 2019    

LOW sales are not confined to the Billboard Reggae Album Chart. This week's Billboard 200 Albums Chart (the main sales tally in the United States) shows the number one album Hoodie SZN by New York rapper A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, selling a paltry 823 copies. Read More

Rebel's ready to Salute

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Thursday, January, 17 2019    

All is set for Rebel Salute at Grizzly's Plantation Cove in Priory, St Ann on Friday and Saturday. Read More

Ready, set... Buju

Wednesday, January, 16 2019    

Fans of dancehall artiste Buju Banton are eagerly anticipating the details of the deejay's first concert since he was released from prison in December of last year. Read More

Danielle delights

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, January, 16 2019    

The air outside may have been a bit chilly, but there was certainly nothing cold about the junior recital given by mezzo-soprano Danielle Brown at Northern Caribbean University in Mandeville on Sunday. Read More

Estelle for MoBay

Wednesday, January, 16 2019    

Come January 30 and 31, Grammy Award-winning artiste Estelle will perform for local audiences. Read More

Scheme scenes

Wednesday, January, 16 2019    

St Lucia Car Park in New Kingston came alive on Saturday, December 1, 2018 with the staging of My Scheme, a party that not only attracted true revellers, but served to display exciting fashion.  Read More

Kabaka Pyramid drops latest video

Wednesday, January, 16 2019    

Bebble Rock Music and Ghetto Youths International artiste Kabaka Pyramid has released the video for Reggae Music , the fifth single from his debut album Kontraband . The single, produced by Natural... Read More

Alborosie releases album on Friday

Wednesday, January, 16 2019    

Italian-born reggae artiste Alborosie is set to release his latest album this Friday. Read More

Jokers get serious

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, January, 16 2019    

Tired of being seen as simply a pack of jokers, Jamaica's stand-up comedians are getting serious about their craft and have moved to form an association. Read More


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