Music

The Skints swim to Billboard's top

British reggae quartet The Skints enter the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart at number one this week with Swimming Lessons with opening sales of 434 copies. Read More

Lan Deezl aims for stars
Emerging deejay Lan Deezl is hoping his latest single, Fi Yu Body , will propel him into the spotlight.... Read More

Macka B scores against racism
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Gem sparkles at Mother's Day gig
Gem Myers delivered a sparkling performance at Cecil's Restaurant on Martin Street in Spanish Town, St Catherine, last Sunday.She was headliner for the eatery's annual Mother's Day concert.... Read More

JaRIA's new man

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, May, 19 2019    

Musician, artiste manager and attorney-at-law Ewan Simpson has been elected the new chairman of the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA). Read More

Lu City hoping to make Ja connection

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Sunday, May, 19 2019    

In March, St Lucian duo Lu City released Starting Over, featuring Reekado Banks.The song is a blend of dancehall and Afro beat, two genres which heavily influences the group. Read More

'Younger acts more aware of hard drugs'

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer Writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver. | Friday, May, 17 2019    

Veteran music industry insider Copeland Forbes says the current generation of entertainers are making drug abuse a thing of the past. Read More

Serani calls all girls

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, May, 17 2019    

1234 Girls is a collaboration between singer Serani and producer Musical Masquerade. The song is featured on the latter's Elements of Reggae album which was released on May 10. Read More

Nyah Bless Music gets Frivolous

Friday, May, 17 2019    

The Frivolous Nation rhythm is the latest project from Philadelphia-based Nyah Bless Music, which scored a radio hit last year with Nateesha Stream's cover of Angela Bofill's Tonight I Give In... Read More

Natural Vibes adds flavour to One Up

Friday, May, 17 2019    

Natural Vibes is set to release his latest single One Up to Me Thing , today. The song — produced by Orlando, Florida based Matt Stupid Genius — is distributed by VPAL Music. Read More

Michael Palmer's a Good Man

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, May, 17 2019    

Hardcore fans gave Michael Palmer the obligatory gun salute whenever his hit song, Lick Shot , was played at dances in the 1980s. The singer recorded what became his signature song 35 years ago and while he never tires of performing... Read More

Red Fox, Screechy Dan join forces

Friday, May, 17 2019    

On May 24, dancehall veterans Red Fox and Screechy Dan will release the tandem album, titled RESET , produced by Rohan “Patexx” Rankine. Read More

June 6 trial date for Munga

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Thursday, May, 16 2019    

 Christopher Townsend, attorney-at-law representing Munga Honorebel, says he is in preparation mode for his client's June 6 appearance in the Supreme Court in downtown Kingston. Read More

Second serving of Chicago Jerk Festival

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Thursday, May, 16 2019    

Clinton Garibaldi, a former music producer who now resides in the United States, has big plans for the second Chicago Jerk Festival on June 23 at Washington Park. The event is promoted by Jabari C G Productions and Africa International... Read More

Var goes solo

Thursday, May, 16 2019    

Using Psalm 23 as his inspiration, Var — former lead singer of Pentateuch Movement band — has released his first solo project titled Jah Love. Read More



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