JA Dmills hails Kingston

Thursday, September, 12 2019    

JA Dmills pays homage to Jamaica's capital with his latest single Kingston.The song, produced by Time Zone, was released on the Loki Entertainment label on August 28. Read More

Stick Figure blazes at Billboard's summit

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Wednesday, September, 11 2019    

It has been more than one year since an album debuted on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart with 10,000 or more in sales. This week, northern California reggae/dub band Stick Figure enters at number one with sales of 10,283 copies of World on Fire, its seventh studio... Read More

Peninsilyn looks to bible for Foolish Advice

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, September, 11 2019    

The Old Testament tale of Hosea and his wife Gomer is a classic example of the Christian mantra of forgiveness. He refused to forsake her even though she was a prostitute and unfaithful. Read More

Black Am I is the Living Dread

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer writer | Wednesday, September, 11 2019    

As a protégé of Damian “Junior Gong” Marley, singjay Black Am I has toured the world as opening act with the Grammy-winning artiste, but on Saturday he steps into the spotlight with the release of his first EP. Read More

Real Boss does ode to Epican

Wednesday, September, 11 2019    

Making the decision earlier this year to change his moniker from Kryme Boss to Real Boss, deejay/music producer Real Boss is upbeat about his latest single titled Epican. Read More

A fifth serving of Reggae Jammin

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Tuesday, September, 10 2019    

While albums by dancehall and reggae's biggest stars continue to return poor sales, the compilation album soldiers on, particularly in the United States. Tad's International Record is banking on that trend to continue with Reggae Jammin Vol 5... Read More

Soprano in sorrow

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Tuesday, September, 10 2019    

There was a solemnity to Sunday's senior recital by Northern Caribbean University student Sashekia Brown, held at the institution's main auditorium in Mandeville. Read More

Early end to Footloose

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, September, 7 2019    

DESPITE the premature end to Footloose: Showtime Edition last Saturday, the event was not short on vibes. Law enforcement officers pulled the plug on the occasion at 2:00 am. Read More

Nooks's chat with Miss Lou

By Howard Campbell Observer writer | Friday, September, 6 2019    

While waiting to board his flight to Jamaica at the Toronto International Airport in August 2003, George Nooks noticed an elderly lady sitting patiently in the departure lounge. It was none other than the legendary Louise “Miss Lou” Bennett-Coverley. Read More

Natty King returns

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, September, 6 2019    

Not much has been heard from roots singer Natty King in recent years. That is about to change as the St Thomasborn artiste has released a new single titled I Can See Clearly, on the Once Again rhythm. It is produced by Stephen Robert, who is based in Canada. In an interview with the... Read More

Bush Wakka continues the fight

By Joseph Cunningham Observer writer | Friday, September, 6 2019    

 SACRIFICE, dedication and hard work are the words singjay Dwain “Bush Wakka” Brown uses to sum up his latest project Street Fighter. Read More

Bramma building his brand

Friday, September, 6 2019    

DESPITE a seemingly low profile, Bramma has been very busy on the international scene building his brand. According to the artiste, the first quarter of the year was spent carving a niche in markets such as Europe, United Kingdom, and North America. Read More

JohMar ready to take flight

Friday, September, 6 2019    

FOR the past six years, JohMar has pursued a career in music. He believes the time is right for a breakthrough with Post Your Pic, his latest single, a joint production from Wavestorm Entertainment and Robert Livingston. Read More

Bush Wakka continues the fight

BY JOSEPH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer | Friday, September, 6 2019    

SACRIFICE, dedication, and hard work are the words singjay Dwain “Bush Wakka” Brown uses to sum up his latest project Street Fighter. According to him, the 13-song set shares his life's journey with the hope it serves as both an inspiration and a warning for the... Read More

Sashae rallies to assist The Bahamas

Thursday, September, 5 2019    

SASHAE has pledged to donate a percentage of her record sales, Transformation, towards the massive relief effort currently underway in The Bahamas. “My heart goes out to the people of Abaco and Grand Bahama. Read More


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