Music

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

Getting Busy on Billboard

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

Parts of The Puzzle, the fifth album from deejay Busy Signal, enters the Billboard Reggae Albums chart at number two this week. It is the highest entry for the artiste who makes the list for the third time. Read More

Max romes in France

Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

Fifty -one years after he made the British charts with the risqué Wet Dream , Max Romeo remains popular in Europe. The 71-year-old roots singer kicks off a 10-show tour of France today in the city of Strasbourg. Read More

Deeclef releases first EP

Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

For up-and-coming artiste Deeclef, the release of his EP Breeze is his step into a permanent spot on the dancehall scene. Read More

Being Brandon

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 15 2019    

It has been just over a week since the finale of season two of Ring Games, the drama series aired on Television Jamaica, and ardent viewers are still elated that the character Brandon, played by singer/actor DBurnz won the affection of the lead female character Maggie which was played by... Read More

Ziggy keeps it moving

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 13 2019    

Ziggy Marley is a very busy man. The eldest son of reggae icon Bob Marley will readily tell you he is working on multiple projects at any given time. Read More

From Peter Tosh, with love

Sunday, October, 13 2019    

October 19 will mark the 75th birthday of reggae icon Peter Tosh and the Peter Tosh Museum in partnership with Pulse, Mega Source Inc., The Peter Tosh Estate and Pulse Rooms is offering lucky patrons tickets to the Peter Tosh Music Festival. Read More

Al Third bares his soul

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Sunday, October, 13 2019    

Lone Face is the latest song from Al Third. He describes it as “a love song with a deep message that anyone can relate to”. Read More

Head cornerstone

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 13 2019    

Come February 6, 2020, had reggae icon Bob Marley still been with us he would have celebrated his 75th birthday. Read More

Mood Swings pays off for Drizl

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Friday, October, 11 2019    

With his EP, Mood Swings, entering the Billboard Reggae Albums chart this week, Drizl is optimistic there will be more airplay for his songs. Mood Swings debuted at number nine. Read More

Richie's magical memories

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, October, 11 2019    

BEING the first Jamaican artiste signed to the legendary Motown Records, is a distinction Richie Stephens will always treasure. He said the association was a great benefit to his career. Read More



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