Toots pays tribute to Marley

Monday, August, 27 2018    

As part of the golden anniversary celebrations of reggae as a music form, artiste Toots Hibbert, who has been recognised as the innovator of the genre, has dropped a commemorative track. Read More

Calling all female dub poets

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, August, 27 2018    

Jean “Binta” Breeze is no alien to accolades. Read More

Feeling Rockers in Brazil

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, August, 26 2018    

Rockers, the movie that defined reggae during the late 1970s, turned 40 this year. To celebrate the landmark, some of its stars performed in São Paulo, Brazil, to packed outdoor venues. Read More

The Guardian remembers the count

Sunday, August, 26 2018    

Britain's The Guardian newspaper has paid tribute to late Jamaican-born artiste Count Prince Miller who passed away in a UK hospital on August 16. Read More

Taking art to the streets

Sunday, August, 26 2018    

Downtown Kingston is set to come alive today with Kingston Creative, a series of events designed to have the public experience art in the streets of the city. The event is set to bring together artists, artisans and designers of all backgrounds and lay the groundwork for the development... Read More

Emily is Miss Universe Jamaica

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Sunday, August, 26 2018    

She describes herself as someone who is adventurous, active and loves the rivers and beaches. But newly crowned Miss Universe Jamaica 2018 Emily Maddison has a real passion for equal rights. Read More

Jah Cure drops Life is Real

Saturday, August, 25 2018    

Recording artiste Jah Cure has released a new single which features high-riding deejay Popcaan.The single titled Life is Real, also features artiste Padrino. Read More

MoBay goes Solar

Saturday, August, 25 2018    

With the rave reviews for the March staging, earlier this year, of Solar Breakfast Party still fresh in their minds, the promoters of the event opted for a second bite of the sun last Sunday. Read More

Pucka Kayuba on the right track

Saturday, August, 25 2018    

Since he began recording over 30 years ago, journeyman singer Pucka Kayuba has painstakingly searched for a winning combination. For his fifth album the soft-spoken artiste says he has finally found that elusive formula. Read More


Saturday, August, 25 2018    

Jamaican singer Diana King has given one of her rare media interviews in which she speaks of her personal life, love, marriage and career. Read More

Emily Maddison crowned Miss Universe Jamaica 2018

Saturday, August, 25 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Nineteen-year-old Emily Maddison was crowned Miss Universe Jamaica 2018 last night at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel.Maddison, a recent graduate of Campion College, won four sectional prizes including 'Best in Swimwear'. Read More

Sean Paul, Ed Sheeran collaboration?

Friday, August, 24 2018    

British singer/ songwriter and multi-award-winning Jamaican act Sean Paul could be working together soon.According to Internet reports, Sean Paul has offered to help Sheeran break into to the French market with a possible collaboration Read More


Friday, August, 24 2018    

The National Gallery of Jamaica continues its Last Sundays programming this Sunday with a performance by vocalist Nikeishia Barnes and the final day of viewing the exhibition Daylight Come... Picturing Dunkley's Jamaica , by master artist John... Read More

Catch Di Riddim

Friday, August, 24 2018    

Don't count Ammoye outSinger Ammoye's song, Don't Count Me Out, is number one on the Rebel Vibez Top Ten Canadian Reggae Chart. It is produced by Donovan Germain. Read More

Afrobeats on the Beach this Saturday

Friday, August, 24 2018    

The Sankofa Sessions, an African music space held on Tuesday nights at the Stones Throw Bar, Mary Brown's Corner in St Andrew, is expanding its repertoire this weekend with the staging of the back-to-school edition — Afrobeats on the Beach at Wickie Wackie Beach in St Thomas, come... Read More


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