Music

Samory I pleased with European tour

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

Reggae artiste Samory I is currently in Spain where is scheduled to perform at Rototom Sunsplash, one of the largest reggae festivals on the continent. This forms part of his European summer tour which sees the young artiste pushing his brand of reggae to audiences... Read More

Dat Bumpy Head Gal, OD

BY Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 19 2018    

For poet, actress, broadcaster Joan Andrea Hutchinson, making it to this year's list of Jamaicans set to receive national awards is bittersweet. Known widely as “dat bumpy head gyal”, Hutchinson will receive the Order of Distinction in the Rank of Officer... Read More

T'Nez makes Super comeback

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Friday, August, 17 2018    

AFTER a four-year absence from the music scene, singjay T'Nez returns with the song Super Mario (So Easy), done for his recently formed Victory Era Entertainment/Unified Pacific Entertainment company. Read More

Tyria goes risqué route

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, August, 17 2018    

Dancehall artiste Tyria takes the risqué route on her debut single Slow Motion. Blaq Kings Music Group/Renegade Muzik-produced the track. It was released last Friday. Read More

Rock Steady with the Queen of Soul

Friday, August, 17 2018    

Ace session drummer Bernard Purdie had been to Jamaica several times to record songs with The Wailers and Hugh Masekela in the late 1960s. In a 2002 interview with the Jamaica Observer , the amiable Purdie said he learned the... Read More

Laden back in the hunt

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Friday, August, 17 2018    

Laden has been noticeably off the radar for a couple of years. He is looking to revamp his career and return to the rank of dancehall's elite.The singjay said management issues were the reasons for his absence. Read More

AFTER 12: Nicole's night

Friday, August, 17 2018    

Even if you didn't receive or see the flyer you would have no doubt that Nicole the hairdresser's party on Thursday, August 9 was an all-white affair as patrons observed the dress theme fully. That made party photo specialist Maxwell Bokeh's job quite easy as he roamed the Enid Anglin... Read More

Jahfee is Always Clean

Friday, August, 17 2018    

After losing his family's house in Westmoreland to fire, dancehall artiste Jahfee relocated to Brandon Hill in St Andrew. He sought comfort in his music. Read More

LONG LIVE THE QUEEN! J'can singers remember icon Aretha Franklin

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter | Friday, August, 17 2018    

Yesterday Jamaicans woke, up to the news that the Queen of Soul, multi Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and pianist Aretha Franklin had died. Read More

Alexx readies his A-Game

Friday, August, 17 2018    

THE transition from a group member to a solo career may prove daunting for many. However, singjay Alexx A-Game is more than equal to the task. Read More

Do Go See - August 17

Friday, August, 17 2018    

Splash pick of the week Read More

Beenie Man says thanks

Thursday, August, 16 2018    

Beenie Man is pleased with the huge turnout of patrons to his Summer Sizzle Festival concert held at the Jamalco Sports Club in Clarendon last weekend.The show marked the deejay's 40th year in the music business. Read More

KRTZ seeks to level it up

Thursday, August, 16 2018    

American rapper KRTZ (Karats) said she is inspired by Jamaican music, specifically dancehall. Read More

Donovan Dacres makes honours list

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

FOR many of a certain age, the name Donovan Dacres conjures memories of the now defunct JBC FM, especially the long-running show Float On. Read More

Alborosie returns to Billboard top 10

By Kevin Jackson | Wednesday, August, 15 2018    

Unbreakable: Alborosie Meets The Wailers United by Italian reggae singer Alborosie returns to the Billboard Reggae Album Chart's Top 10 this week, moving from number 12 to nine. Read More



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