Entertainment

Kirk Diamond shining bright with Juno nod

Singer Kirk Diamond believes his recent Juno nomination for Reggae Recording of the Year is a testament to the hard work that he has done over the past year. He got the nod for the single Greater . Read More

High hopes for Romain's UK gig
UK booking agency Punch Touring said it will be pulling out all the stops for Romain Virgo's Love Sick Tour scheduled for April 4-8.... Read More

Jackie Opel: Barbados soul brother
With February acknowledged as Reggae Month, the Jamaica Observer salutes some of the music's unsung heroes in this daily column.  ... Read More

Black Panther claws away at box office
NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed Black Panther to a record-setting US$192-million debut in US and Canada theatres, firmly establishing the superhero sensation as...... Read More

Calvin Harris, Partynextdoor go dancehall way

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, February, 19 2018    

CALVIN Harris, EDM heavyweight DJ, songwriter, singer and producer, makes his foray into dancehall with his latest single Nuh Ready, Nuh Ready. The track, which features Canadian rapper/singer Partynextdoor, was released on February 8 by Sony Music. Read More

A work in progress

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, February, 18 2018    

 The School of Dance at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts continues its work to lift the standard of the art form here in Jamaica through the training of performance artistes and teachers. Read More

Biting the bullet

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, February, 18 2018    

As the island grapples with gun violence, the local music industry is not immune to this scourge. Read More

Theophilus Beckford: Pioneer

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

With February acknowledged as Reggae Month, the Jamaica Observer salutes some of the music's unsung heroes in this daily column.  Read More

New music portal for reggae

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

Levent Karahan may have returned to his native Turkey, but he remains inextricably linked to Jamaica. Read More

Honour Roll

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

Entertainment and culture minister Olivia “Babsy” Grange and ace deejay Rodney “Bounty Killer” Price head the list of honorees to be recognised by the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA), at its awards ceremony set for Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston... Read More

Delly does ode to Weed

Saturday, February, 17 2018    

DELLY Ranx recently released his fifth studio album, Weed Market. The 11-track set, which features songs that pays homage to marijuana, was released by his Pure Music Production label on February 2. Read More

Mr Chumps pushing latest single

Saturday, February, 17 2018    

Mr Chumps is amping up the promotion of his latest single A Waan Place.The Montego Bay-based emerging dancehall deejay said the song, released on the Monsta Piece label in November last year, is bonafide. Read More

I Atom makes the Ganja Call

Saturday, February, 17 2018    

I Atom is generating a huge buzz with her single Ganja Call , which features high-flying dancehall act Capleton. Read More

Flabba Holt: Roots to the core

Saturday, February, 17 2018    

With February acknowledged as Reggae Month, the Jamaica Observer salutes some of the music's unsung heroes in this daily column.   Read More

UK High Commission launches song contest

Saturday, February, 17 2018    

AS part of its UK Jamaica Trade Fair, the British High Commission has launched a talent competition inviting Jamaicans at home to enter its 'Songs of the UK ' in JA contest. Read More



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