Rage ready to make impact

Emerging singjay Rage is aiming to take her place among the dancehall elite with her single Fling It Up. Read More

Poetry fest a hit
THE seventh annual Jamaica Poetry Festival on August 13 at Louise Bennett Garden Theatre in St Andrew lived up to its 'FEAST of GLOBAL POETREE' theme.... Read More

Where It's At Florida reunion
There was a sense of hopelessness among youth like Baldwin Howe in West Kingston during the late 1960s. He desperately wanted an escape from violence and poverty.... Read More

Hapilos awards on tonight
FEMALE producers are expected to vie for top honours in this evening's 21st Hapilos Digital Music Awards scheduled for the Knutsford Court Hotel in New Kingston, St Andrew.The invitation-only ceremony is slated to begin at 6:30 pm.... Read More

Richie keeping ska alive

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter | Monday, August, 21 2017    

SINGER Richie Stephens feels he is doing his part in keeping ska music alive. And, according to him, it is quite imperative as we celebrate our 55th anniversary of Independence. Read More

Jesse Royal looks to new Generation

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, August, 21 2017    

ROOTS singer Jesse Royal previews his forthcoming debut album Lily of Da Valley with the release of the new single Generation.The song, which features Jo Mersa Marley, was produced by Riff Raff. Read More

Cashan continues musical Journey

Monday, August, 21 2017    

EMERGING singjay Cashan is looking to shake up the dancehall world with her latest single Journey On My Own .Done on the True Words rhythm on Sasaine Music Records imprint, the single was released on July 15. Read More

Rasta British hoping to Touchdown

Monday, August, 21 2017    

Philadelphia-based singjay Rasta British is currently promoting his latest single titled Top of Things and Life Change. Read More

Diwali rebirth

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, August, 21 2017    

The Diwali rhythm is receiving a new lease on life. The beat is sampled in Finders Keepers, recorded by British singer Mabel and London-based rapper Kojo Funds. Read More

Inner Circle add flavour to classic

Sunday, August, 20 2017    

Reggae band Inner Circle will celebrate their 50th anniversary in 2018, and their latest single, fittingly, is a cover a 50-year-old song, The Doors' Light My Fire . Read More

Hugh Mundell returns to Africa

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, August, 20 2017    

AFRICA Must be Free by 1983, the seminal 1978 album by singer Hugh Mundell, will be reissued today by VP Records. It is part of the label's celebrations marking Greensleeves Records' 40th anniversary. Read More

Sheila Hylton returns with True Love

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Sunday, August, 20 2017    

Sheila Hylton scored British chart hits between 1979 and 1981. After taking a hiatus from the music scene in the mid-1980s, she returned about 10 years ago with new material. Read More

Suarez circus filled with excitement

Sunday, August, 20 2017    

DESPITE an absence of larger animals, the Suarez Brothers Circus has been providing a very entertaining package at its shows currently being held at the Buckfield Playfield in Ocho Rios, St Ann. Read More

With Honours

BY SIMONE MORGAN-LINDO Observer reporter | Sunday, August, 20 2017    

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Jah Izrehl's Better Dan That

Saturday, August, 19 2017    

Reggae singer Jah Izrehl is generating a buzz with his single Better Dan That , done on the Ashtro Music label in June. Read More


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