Music

Lack of sponsors halt glitsy awards

THE glitsy, Caribbean Hall of Fame Award ceremony has been rescheduled for June 2019 at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston. The event — hosted by the Caribbean Development for the Arts, Sports and Culture Foundation (CDASCF) — was originally slated to be held last... Read More

Stephen does it in One Take
Stephen Marley covers a lot of musical ground on One Take Acoustic Jams, his new album which dropped yesterday on the Marley-owned Ghetto Youths International label.... Read More

Cops cut Capleton's show
It wasn't the welcome that dancehall star Capleton expected in Kingston. But his show on Saturday, A St Mary Mi Come From: Come A Town, at the National Arena was brought to a halt by law enforcement after it went pass the 2:00 am cut-off time.... Read More

Jabez goes live
Gospel singer Jabez is adding a new dimension to his latest studio album titled Amazing Praise .... Read More

I-Reef's ready to govern

Monday, November, 12 2018    

Singjay I-Reef is hoping to inspire youths to follow their dreams with his latest single Govern the Road. Read More

Don Yute's new flavour

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, November, 12 2018    

AN eight-year break may seem like a lifetime in music circles, but Don Yute is not perturbed. The deejay said he has used that time to tap into a new sound called World Hop. Read More

Canada to host WORLD CLASH FINALS

by Kevin Jackson | Monday, November, 12 2018    

SEVEN sound systems will vie for top honours at the World Clash finals scheduled for the Tibetan Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto, Canada, next Saturday. Read More

They can't take reggae from us — Jesse Royal

Sunday, November, 11 2018    

In recent months there has been several outcries against what is being seen as cultural appropriation by several prominent acts in pop and hip hop, who sample Jamaican music without giving credit. Read More

Simon calling it?

Sunday, November, 11 2018    

Is Simon Cowell, co-creator and lead judge of the televised TV talent show X Factor, predicting that Jamaican singer Dalton Harris will make it to the finals of the current season of the show now underway in the UK? Read More

Lovers rocking with Carroll Thompson

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, November, 11 2018    

This is the 70th year since the Empire Windrush docked in the United Kingdom, carrying hundreds of West Indians seeking work to bolster that country's war-torn economy. Most of them were Jamaicans who settled in communities in London, the Midlands, Nottingham, and Bristol. The... Read More

Mikey's heart

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Sunday, November, 11 2018    

For the Heart of Jamaica album, music producer Mikey Bennett called on his years of experience to work with a cast of experienced and upcoming artistes. Funded by Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum, the 13-song set was released on November... Read More

Inner Circle turns 50!

Saturday, November, 10 2018    

Friends, family and musicians helped the Inner Circle band blow out 50 candles last Saturday at their Circle House complex in North Miami. It was a nostalgic affair with past and present members of the self-proclaimed Bad Boys of Reggae jamming past midnight. Read More

9TYZ making a statement

Saturday, November, 10 2018    

Although fairly new to the dancehall scene, fast-rising singer 9TYZ is making a statement with her EP Bad Like 90's. Read More

Ffurious ready for St Mary Mi Come From

Saturday, November, 10 2018    

Ffurious is upbeat as he prepares for his upcoming performance on Capleton's annual St Mary Mi Come From stage show, which will be held at National Arena in St Andrew on Saturday. Read More

D'Tall Boss has greater things in store

Saturday, November, 10 2018    

Deejay D'Tall Boss has stepped up promotion for his latest song, Greater Now , with the release of a video. The single is from his upcoming EP. Read More



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