Sept 28 farewell for Sister Minnie

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Thursday, September, 20 2018    

A remembrance service for restaurateur Minion “Sister Minnie” Phillips will be held at Sunken Garden in Hope Gardens, St Andrew, on September 26. Read More

Ffurious gears up for Unplugged Thursdays

Thursday, September, 20 2018    

Seventeen Media Group recording artiste Ffurious is looking forward to his upcoming performance at the inaugural staging of Unplugged Thursdays. Read More

Wailing Souls back a yard

Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

AS a member of the Wailing Souls, Lloyd “Bread” McDonald has toured the world countless times. But as the veteran group approaches its 50th anniversary, he and co-founder Winston “Pipe” Matthews are keen to do more shows in Jamaica. Read More

Krysiwebb steps into the spotlight

Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

Krysiwebb has made her name as a backing vocalist. Last year, she accompanied Anthony B to major reggae festivals throughout Europe, including Reggae Jam (Germany) and Kwaku (Holland). Read More

More Ism from Mr Vegas

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

ANYONE who has followed the dancehall beat for the past 20 years is acquainted with Mr Vegas. He has successfully experimented with lovers' rock, roots-reggae, gospel and soca, and being a master self-promoter, knows how to manipulate tabloid headlines. Read More

New turn for Black Uhuru

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Wednesday, September, 19 2018    

After a 15-year layoff, veteran roots-reggae group Black Uhuru dropped the 15-song album As The World Turns last Friday. Read More

Going live with Kevin Downswell

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Tuesday, September, 18 2018    

In its heyday, the live album captured artistes at the pinnacle of their careers. They were usually released when a performer was established, with a cache of songs under their belts. Read More

Mayday makes contact at number one

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Tuesday, September, 18 2018    

Florida hip-hop/reggae outfit Mayday makes the Billboard Reggae Album Chart for the first time at number one with South of 5th, their fifth album.It sold 1,767 copies to replace Sting and Shaggy's 44/876. Read More

Standing firm

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Tuesday, September, 18 2018    

Vanessa Bling is hoping to conquer charts with the release of her EP, Still Standing, which premieres tonight at Tracks & Records in St Andrew at 8:00pm. Read More

Look out for Evaflow

Monday, September, 17 2018    

Emerging recording artiste and producer Matthew “Evaflow” Elliott is doing all the things he hopes will keep him in the spotlight. Read More

When Dalton wowed X Factor

Monday, September, 17 2018    

Dalton Harris' performance on X Factor UK, which aired on ITV on Saturday, has been picked up by the media in the United Kingdom. Read More

Dalton's X Factor

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Monday, September, 17 2018    

Eight years after winning the Digicel Rising Stars competition Dalton Harris is trying his hand at another televised talent contest. Read More

Jr Gong's September milestones

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Sunday, September, 16 2018    

“Out in the streets, they call it murder”. Read More

Titus at the control

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Sunday, September, 16 2018    

He has one of the most recognisable faces in local theatre. Glen Campbell's mile-wide grin and megawatt light bulbs for eyes, coupled with undeniable acting chops have been delighting audiences for decades as he embodies characters on stage. Read More

Contractor sets sail

Thursday, September, 13 2018    

Grammy award winners Damian Marley, Stephen Marley, Mojo Morgan (Morgan Heritage), Sean Paul, Ed Sheeran and Wyclef Jean are among the acts who have all contributed to Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica , the latest project by Jamaican... Read More




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