Music

Musician Lester Adderley Sr shot, killed

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

Bahamian musician Lester Adderley Senior was murdered in Freeport Sunday morning, police there reported. They say he was shot outside his Game Time Sports Bar shortly after midnight. Read More

Gong blazes for the small man

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

JAMAICA has to find a way to involve the small farmer in the burgeoning formal ganja industry. That is the view of reggae artiste Damian “Junior Gong” Marley. Read More

Jr Gong predicts good year for reggae

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

For award-winning recording artiste Damian “Junior Gong” Marley 2019 is poised to be a great year for reggae music. Read More

British Council partners with Rebel Salute

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

For the second year running, the British Council is partnering with the music festival Rebel Salute with its live music skills training programme for young people — Backstage to the Future: Caribbean. Read More

King Charlz survives challenges

By Kevin Jackson Observer Writer | Friday, January, 11 2019    

It has not been an easy journey for singer King Charlz. After years of hard work and defining his sound, the artiste finally released his debut album Still Searching . Read More

Nesbeth looks to 2019

Friday, January, 11 2019    

Wrapping up 2018 on a high note with several notable performances across the diaspora capped by the release of his debut album A M E N, reggae artiste Nesbeth is getting set to broaden his musical horizons. Read More

Sea B has a Vibe a Gwaan

Friday, January, 11 2019    

FORMER Uprising Roots member, Sea B has blended his modern sound with an old school melody on his most recent release Vibe a Gwaan.The track, produced by Sea B and Ronnie Moses, was released in the summer of 2018 and is being distributed by Tune Core. Read More

Don Vince looks to break in Jamaica

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

FOR years, overseas-based artistes have sought recognition in Jamaica. Some like Maxi Priest, Shinehead and Bling Dawg have done well, others have not. Read More

Oga Works to put reggae on top

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 11 2019    

Japanese disc jockey Oga Works is preparing for his four-month Jah Works World Tour which starts in Jamaica in May . The trek ends in August, with dates in New York, Bermuda, the United Kingdom and Europe. Read More

Shotty Shane gets wild as producer

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, January, 11 2019    

Since the late 1970s, Jamaican disc jockeys have doubled as music producers. The latest to jump into the game is Shotty Shane of SunCity 104.9 FM. Read More

No Limit for DJ Del-One

Friday, January, 11 2019    

Delon Thompson, known as DJ Del-One, has long eyed a career in the entertainment business. Ten years ago, he embarked on an ambitious project to realise his dream. Read More

Fully Bad cries From Di Ghetto

Friday, January, 11 2019    

Deejay Fully Bad has established himself as an underground act in the past two years. He takes another crack at the mainstream with his latest song, From Di Ghetto, scheduled for release today. Read More

Cali P looks to Vizon I

Friday, January, 11 2019    

Cali P is upbeat ahead of his EP titled Vizion I, which will be released today.The project is a collaboration effort between the Guadeloupe-born reggae singjay and Berlin-based music producer Teka of Low Low Productions. Read More

Lloyd Parks to wheel and come again

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

BAND leader Lloyd Parks says he will be using the experience gained from last Saturday's inaugural Genuine Gold Presents concert to fine-tune the series' next staging in January 2020. Read More

Laurice Barnaby's second coming

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

AFTER a decade hiatus, the second staging of Laurice and Friends in Concert will return toThe Church of the Ascension in Mona, St Andrew, on Sunday, January 20. The event will be held under the patronage of Bishop Howard Gregory, diocesan of the Anglican Church in Jamaica and the... Read More



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