Niko Chromatic

BY SIMONE MORGAN-LINDO Observer reporter | Friday, November, 24 2017    

AILING selector DJ Niko Chromatic is expected to undergo a kidney operation in Cuba late next month or early January.Speaking with the Jamaica Observer earlier this week, Niko's girlfriend, Kimberly Mais, said things are looking optimistic. Read More

Flydiewise Production ready to make mark

Friday, November, 24 2017    

Music producer/engineer Jarell Edwards and former Harbour View striker Garthfield Whyte have teamed up for the Pure Light reggae project. Read More

Boom Steppa to release EP

By Kevin Jackson Observer Writer | Friday, November, 24 2017    

Boom Steppa is gearing up to release his second EP titled Happy. The seven-track set is due in February.Tracks were produced by Nexxstep Network, Tripple B Productions (Canada based), Inex Records (UK based) and Antigua-based Dragunzden Productions. Read More

Sweetland's images for Art Basel

Friday, November, 24 2017    

When Roy Sweetland's career as a technician ended at Cable and Wireless 15 years ago, he had no doubt as to his next move — to cover the entertainment beat full-time as a photographer. Read More

Artistes show Carib Love

BY SIMONE MORGAN-LINDO Observer reporter morgans@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, November, 24 2017    

Beres Hammond brought the house down at Wednesday's staging of Caribbean Love Now Jamathon. The reggae singer could do no wrong and got a standing ovation throughout his set as he thrilled a full house inside the National Indoor Sports Centre in St Andrew. His fans could not contained... Read More

Kalia-Shea is ready Kalia-Shea is ready

Friday, November, 24 2017    

Newcomer Kalia-Shea is making her initial steps with All Di While — a self-written, one drop reggae track produced by Trevor “Skatta” Bonnick of the group Inner Circle and Donovan “Benji” Belnavis of Ruff... Read More

Droop to open for Toots

Friday, November, 24 2017    

Droop Lion will be embarking on a US tour in June 2018 where he will open for Toots Hibbert and the Maytals. Read More

Billy Slaughter Celebrates

Friday, November, 24 2017    

Stone Love selector Billy Slaughter celebrated his birthday at Ribbiz and, of course, for someone as popular as he is, the venue was abuzz with activity and great vibes, which OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER KARL MCLARTY captured with great ease. Read More

Bacchanal to raise bar

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, November, 23 2017    

CARNIVAL powerhouse Bacchanal Jamaica says it intends to continue being the ultimate premium experience for soca lovers. Read More

'Bass-ic' oversight

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, November, 23 2017    

IF American Tom Semioli has his way, two of reggae's greatest bass players would be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in the Sidemen category. Read More

Tosh readies Christmas EP

Thursday, November, 23 2017    

Tosh Alexander is getting ready to release the EP An Island Christmas with Tosh & Friends . The four-track project features interpretations of popular Christmas standards. Read More

Freddie McGregor to sail at Ocean's 11

Thursday, November, 23 2017    

FREDDIE McGregor is this evening's featured act on the Appleton Estate Signature Nights stage at Ocean's 11 in Ocho Rios, St Ann. Showtime is 9:00 pm. Read More

'Not dancehall's fault'

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, November, 23 2017    

CLYDE McKenzie is calling on persons seeking to blame dancehall music for society's moral breakdown and rise in criminal activity not to be so hasty in their judgement. Read More

Xodus readies to move masses

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Wednesday, November, 22 2017    

IT was carnival heaven for the throng of patrons who turned out for the launch of Xodus's 2018 costume offerings at 'the Pearly Gates' located on Hope Road, St Andrew, last Saturday night. Read More

Museum marks Marley milestone

Wednesday, November, 22 2017    

Bob Marley Museum will celebrate the 41st anniversary of the Smile Jamaica Concert with a twist on December 2. Read More


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