Music

YVAs kicks off today

THE rebranded Your View Awards (YVAs) kicks off its public events today with the Vibrations music show at Hope Gardens in St Andrew. Parisian reggae, hip hop and soca violinist Mapy will headline the event. Read More

Mitch and Dalla Coin join forces
FORMER ARP member Mitch has teamed up with deejay Dalla Coin for several musical collaborations. Their work has borne fruit with Body of a Goddess and Goose Bumps. Both songs are produced by Emperor Production.... Read More

Dino Langley says It's Ok
OVER the years Manchester has produced several top-shelf entertainers. They include Garnet Silk, Winston McAnuff, General Degree, gospel singer Glacia Robinson, Ce'Cile, Tony Rebel, and rapper Heavy D.Dino Langley is hoping to add his name to that list.... Read More

Khago debuts on Billboard
Walk A Mile, the debut album from deejay Khago, enters the Billboard Reggae Album chart at number five.... Read More

Munga Honorebel gets bail extended

Thursday, February, 22 2018    

Munga Honorebel had his bail extended when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way-Tree yesterday. Read More

Sound advice

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Thursday, February, 22 2018    

For as long as he can remember, Barry O'Hare has wanted to to be involved in music and audio engineering. Read More

Munga for court today

Wednesday, February, 21 2018    

Munga Honorebel is scheduled to appear in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Kingston today.He is charged with the murder of artiste Cleveland Smith, who was shot dead on Molynes Road in Kingston on February 12, 2017. Read More

'Jack Ruby' may get his way

BY CLAUDINNE EDWARDS Observer writer | Wednesday, February, 21 2018    

 ST James Avenue in Ocho Rios, St Ann may be renamed after late music producer and sound system operator Lawrence “Jack Ruby” Lindo, whose work is synonymous with the parish. Read More

Artistes hail the Crown Prince

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, February, 21 2018    

REGGAE'S crown prince Dennis Brown became the first artiste to be celebrated at the inaugural Reggae Icons Concert held at Kingston's Waterfront last Sunday. Read More

Dubbing is a must

KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, February, 21 2018    

Although he has worked at major labels such as Interscope and Warner Music, reggae and independent companies have always been Christopher Schlarb's true love. Read More

After 12: All hail the Crown Prince of Reggae

Wednesday, February, 21 2018    

The Waterfront, downtown Kingston was the fitting venue for Sunday's Reggae Icons concert, which celebrated the life of the “Crown Prince of Reggae”, the late Dennis Brown. A host of artistes performed on this Reggae Month event and OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER... Read More

Norman 'Syd' Bucknor: an ear for hit songs

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Wednesday, February, 21 2018    

With February acknowledged as Reggae Month, the Jamaica Observer salutes some of the music's unsung heroes in this daily column.   Read More

Prince Lincoln and the Royal Rasses

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Tuesday, February, 20 2018    

With February acknowledged as Reggae Month, the Jamaica Observer salutes some of the music's unsung heroes in this daily column.   Read More

Kirk Diamond shining bright with Juno nod

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Monday, February, 19 2018    

Singer Kirk Diamond believes his recent Juno nomination for Reggae Recording of the Year is a testament to the hard work that he has done over the past year. He got the nod for the single Greater . Read More

High hopes for Romain's UK gig

Monday, February, 19 2018    

UK booking agency Punch Touring said it will be pulling out all the stops for Romain Virgo's Love Sick Tour scheduled for April 4-8. Read More



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