Music

Friends bid farewell to Count 'Prince' Miller

Sunday, September, 9 2018    

IN his over 60 years as a singer and actor, Clarence “Count Prince” Miller made a lot of friends, especially in the United Kingdom (UK) where he lived for most of his life. Read More

Third World's journey to success

Sunday, September, 9 2018    

IF an artiste got on the Studio 54 playlist during that club's heyday of the 1970s, it meant they were really hot. Which is what the Third World band were back in 1978, thanks to a song named Now That We Found Love. Read More

Sizzla reigns at Footloose

Saturday, September, 8 2018    

The third Showtime Edition of the popular retro party series Footloose took place at the Mas Camp, Stadium North in St Andrew recently. Read More

Dominica to benefit from Joe's jamathon

Thursday, September, 6 2018    

DOMINICA is set to benefit from rehabilition work courtesy of Caribbean Love Now Jamathon concert held at the National Indoor Sports Centre in St Andrew on November 22, 2017. Read More

Sisters at the controls

Thursday, September, 6 2018    

Sister power takes centrestage at Taste of Africa Pt 2 to be held on September 11 in celebration of the Ethiopian New Year. Five female sound system selectors will provide the music at this Motherland Promotions-produced event, which is being held at Twelve Tribes of... Read More

Sun Shade beams with debut EP

By Howard Campbell Observer writer | Thursday, September, 6 2018    

HE may not be known in major reggae markets, but in Cleveland, Ohio's growing reggae scene, singer Sun Shade is a familiar face. Last month, he made a big career move with the release of Don't You Be, his first EP. Read More

Yearwood 'Factors' in

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Thursday, September, 6 2018    

TRINIDADIAN soca artiste Olatunji Yearwood recently travelled to the United Kingdom to audition for the X Factor, Britain's popular talent contest, co-hosted by Simon Cowell. Its 15th season premiered last weekend and Yearwood performed Bodyline, an original soca... Read More

Like mother, like daughter

Wednesday, September, 5 2018    

Singer Carlene Davis and her daughter Naomi Cowan pulled off a rare feat last week when they made the influential Foundation Radio Network Chart in New York City. Davis moved from number four to two with ... Read More

Kaya 40 60th earns Bob 60th Billboard entry

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Wednesday, September, 5 2018    

In 1978, the album Kaya by Bob Marley and The Wailers reached number five in the United Kingdom and number 50 on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart. Forty years later, the remixed edition enters the Billboard Reggae Album Chart at number two. Read More

Jerone's leap of faith

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Wednesday, September, 5 2018    

Having spent three years as a teacher at St Patrick's Primary School in Kingston, Jerone Riley quit his job this year to pursue a music career. Read More

Busy Signal steps out for back-to-school kids

Tuesday, September, 4 2018    

BUSY Signal kept good on his promise to assist students in communities of St Ann by hosting a back-to-school treat at the Brown's Town High School in that parish recently. Read More

Hebrue shows his true style

Tuesday, September, 4 2018    

AIMING to carve his niche in the music game, fast-rising dancehall deejay Hebrue has fused his style with an old-school melody on his most recent release Dat A Nuh Wi Style. Read More

Delly Ranx looks to new rhythm

Monday, September, 3 2018    

DELLY Ranx is preparing to replicate the success of his Cotton Swab rhythm with his upcoming project titled the Mouthwash rhythm. Read More

Iyah Syte prays for the youths

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Monday, September, 3 2018    

Born and raised in Montego Bay, singer Iyah Syte is familiar with some of the tourist city's toughest areas. He has read about, and seen, lawlessness in communities like Flankers, Glendevon and Mount Salem. Read More

Sean Paul named climate change ambassador

By Balford Henry Observer senior reporter | Sunday, September, 2 2018    

DANCEHALL artiste Sean Paul has joined sprint star Usain Bolt as one of the Caribbean's accelerator ambassadors. Read More



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