Music

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

Shakdem Inspires in new track

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

With his mind set on changing the game, recording artiste Shakdem has released his single, Dream House. Read More

The different sides of Mesha Steele

Thursday, November, 1 2018    

Having worked with acts like Byron Lee and the Dragonaires, Square One and Shabba Ranks, Mesha Steele learned early in her career to appreciate different sounds. The Belizean singer's songs reflect the eclectic taste. Read More

Ruling from the grave

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, November, 1 2018    

He has been dead for nearly four decades, but the music of reggae icon Bob Marley shows no sign of dying. The musical legacy of the man born Robert Nesta Marley of modest means in Nine Miles, St Ann continues to be a force on global music charts. Read More

Fourteen Queens crowned

Wednesday, October, 31 2018    

The Courtleigh Auditorium in st Andrew was awash with stories of 'woman power' and resilience as the third annual Queens of Reggae Island Honorary Ceremonies (QORIHC) unforlded on Sunday evening. Read More

Ivories in Konversation entertains

Wednesday, October, 31 2018    

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Dakeye the comeback kid

Wednesday, October, 31 2018    

Back in the day when white bands like Player were restricted to rock radio, their 1977 hit song Baby Come Back broke colour barriers in the United States. It caught the ears of Trinidadian Richard Marshall, known as... Read More

Meat and music at PAN 2018

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Tuesday, October, 30 2018    

Music and poultry made a tasty combination at the grand final of PAN 2018 last Sunday at the National Stadium car park. Twenty-nine finalists (including two wild cards) from regions one and two competed for cash and prizes from CB Foods, and other partners. Read More



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