Music

Jah Izrehl getting better

Thursday, November, 8 2018    

Towards the end of 2017, singjay Jah Izrehl placed his name in the 'one to watch' box with the hit songs, Betta Than That and Rasta Lifestyle . One year later, he is again closing with a... Read More

Culture to take stage at Grace Jerk Fest

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Wednesday, November, 7 2018    

Organisers of the Grace Jamaica Jerk Festival are continuing to place an emphasis on culture at this year's staging. The occasion is scheduled for Markham Park in Sunrise, Florida, on Sunday. Read More

Carroll Thompson covers for Phyllis

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Wednesday, November, 7 2018    

 AS a child in England during the mid-1960s, Carroll Thompson recalls her older relatives listening to the music of Phyllis Dillon, but it was not until adulthood that she became acquainted with the trailblazing singer's work. Read More

Blaq Fuego feels Trench Town vibe

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, November, 7 2018    

The streets of Trench Town are thousands of miles from Kampala, Uganda, where Blaq Fuego was born and raised, but he empathises with the people in a community that has produced some of the world's greatest artistes. Read More

A Kilburn girl at heart

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Tuesday, November, 6 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,... Read More

Mawga Don drops Respect

Tuesday, November, 6 2018    

Sound system selector- turned-singjay Mawga Don is currently enjoying much attention with his single Respect . Read More

Conkarah enters Reggae Billboard chart

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Tuesday, November, 6 2018    

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This is why we hot

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Sunday, November, 4 2018    

Since 2006 when he bellowed his signature 'one blood' on The Game's It's Okay (One Blood), Junior Reid has become the go-to artistes for rappers looking for that reggae edge. He keeps the flow going with Mash it Up Again, a song with Jamaica-born rapper Fully Top... Read More

Never Ending Love

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, November, 4 2018    

For more than four decades, reggae crooner Beres Hammond has been making hit music, and on October 12 he launched his latest project, Never Ending. Read More

Fourth single from Heart of Jamaica

Friday, November, 2 2018    

Today local artistes Chris Martin and Sevana release the fourth track from Appleton Estate's reggae album Heart of Jamaica. Read More

Rygin King headlines Fyah In Da Ville

Friday, November, 2 2018    

The town of Mandeville is set to come alive this Saturday with the third annual staging of the Fyah In Da Ville. The event, which is headlined by dancehall newcomer Rygin King, is slated to take place at the Nashville bus park in Mandeville. Read More

It's Alicia Keys

Friday, November, 2 2018    

Grammy Award-winning Jamaican act Sean Paul has disclosed that R&B artiste Alicia Keys is the person he would most like to collaborate with on a song. Read More

No love for Spice?

Friday, November, 2 2018    

Reports are swirling on social media that Jamaican deejay Spice will not be returning for the new season of the hit reality television series Love & Hip Hop Atlanta . Read More

New judge for X Factor UK on Sunday

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

Music legend Nile Rodgers will reportedly sit in for X Factor UK judge Robbie Williams as this season's live shows hit the airwaves this weekend. Read More

A Strictly 2K Class Party

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

As the year winds down and the festive season looms on the horizon, the organisers of Strictly 2K: Best of the 2000s have announced that the event will be held on December 29. Read More



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