Music

Mavado's daughter ready for Wa-Ta Fantasy

Daniela Brooks, the teenage daughter of dancehall artiste Mavado, is setting her sights on following in her father's footsteps. Read More

Magnum Big 20 celebrations go islandwide
Event promoters and consumers are targets for the Magnum Big 20 Celebrations, which kicked off Wednesday evening with a media launch at Mas Camp in Kingston.... Read More

Lion Order drops maiden
Philadelphi-based record label Lion Order Productions is enjoying the release of its first production, the rhythm Undefeated.... Read More

Bramma gets Rugged & Deadly
It has been four years since singjay Bramma released his EP, One A Day. He plans to put out his first album, Rugged & Deadly, soon.The project, according to Bramma, will comprise songs that stand the test of time.... Read More

Rodigan Returns

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 18 2019    

His clashes with local radio jock Barry G and sound system selectors in the 1980s were legendary. Come November, Dubwise Jamaica a local entertainment outfit and cannabis dispensary Kaya Herb House, are joining forces to relive some of these moments with British broadcaster, reggae music... Read More

Magnum moments

Friday, October, 18 2019    

Popular drink Magnum Tonic Wine is celebrating its 20th anniversary and kicked off the milestone with a launch event at Mas Camp inside the Independence Park complex in St Andrew. Read More

Blizzi's God Complex

Friday, October, 18 2019    

Talented producer-turned-artiste Blizzi is amping up promotion on his new God Complex EP, his second body of work that includes eight diverse tracks that he hopes will ignite the dancehall industry. Read More

Tell it like it is'

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Friday, October, 18 2019    

Veteran music insider Copeland Forbes is encouraging colleagues to write memoirs, not just documenting their careers, but to enlighten the next generation of reggae artistes, managers and producers. Read More

GT rebrands Christmas show

Thursday, October, 17 2019    

It's a new look, name and venue for the annual holiday stage show formerly known as the GT Taylor Christmas Reggae Extravaganza. Read More

Michael Rose does ska

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, October, 17 2019    

IT'S not common for a roots-reggae star and a Venezuelan musician to get together and make a ska album, but that's exactly what Michael Rose and Dario Adames did last year. Read More

Panel assembled for Peter Tosh symposium

Thursday, October, 17 2019    

Five persons from the fields of music and entertainment have been brought together to form a panel to present at the annual Peter Tosh Symposium, to be held at the University of the West Indies on Friday. Read More

Hymn drops EP

Wednesday, October, 16 2019    

Hymn Marley becomes the latest from the Marley family to offer a musical body of work, with the release of his 5-track debut digital EP, In My Head. Read More

Robertha releases ode to Spanish Town

Wednesday, October, 16 2019    

After creating a stir with her single The System, Reggae artiste Robertha is back with a track which she has dubbed as a hustler's story. Read More

Hopeton Lindo eyes the charts

Wednesday, October, 16 2019    

Singer/songwriter Hopeton Lindo maintains his busy recording routine with In Your Eyes, a duet with Fiona. It is done on the Pocket Book rhythm, co-produced by Sly and Robbie and Rory Baker of One Pop Productions. Read More

Singer K C White dies

Wednesday, October, 16 2019    

K C White, a soulful vocalist whose recording career began in the 1970s, died last week in his native Portland. Ian Lewis of the Inner Circle Band, his friend of many years, said White was ill for some time but did not give a cause of death. Read More



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