Freshaz Fete on next Saturday

SCHOOL is back in session after the long summer beak, however, that doesn't mean that the fun has stopped. The Students' Union of the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) will stage its annual Freshaz Fete next Saturday, September 28. Read More

Krysie still mourning loss of 15-y-o sister
Singjay Krysie is still mourning the loss of her 15-year-old sister who drowned a few months ago.... Read More

A party for a cause
AS aid to Bahamian victims of Hurricane Dorian continues to trickle in, local entertainment organisation Bess' Jam Jamaica has committed to pitch in.... Read More

New Queen reigns tonight
MISS Jamaica World coronation show, set the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in St Andrew this evening, will be dedicated to the memory of Aston Cooke.Cooke, a renowned playwright and co-franchise holder of the pageant, died on February 22 this year. He was 61.... Read More

Jahvy, Alkaline create magic

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Friday, September, 20 2019    

SINCE his debut project (Bugle's Don't Give Up) was released seven years ago, producer Jahvel “Jahvy” Morrison has seen his stocks rise. He has released several hit songs by Alkaline for his Tru Ambassador Entertainment label. Read More

Keeping glamour in dancehall

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, September, 20 2019    

OF the countless dances he plays annually, veteran sound-system selector Glamour Wayne looks forward to the annual House Of Leo Reunion at La Roose in Bronx, New York. A fixture of the New York City reggae scene, this year's show takes place September 28. Read More

Aidonia feels the strain

BY KEVIN JACKSON Obserer writer | Friday, September, 20 2019    

Kush Inna Mi Brain, Hot Grabba, La La Land, and Day and Night are some of the songs Aidonia has recorded in tribute to ganja. It was little surprise when he was signed as brand ambassador for cannabis advocates, Epican, early this... Read More

Intoxicating EP from Scaramooch

Friday, September, 20 2019    

Intoxicated, a six-song EP by deejay Scaramooch, was released September 13 by VPAL, a subsidiary of VP Records. It includes the title track, which was popular in the tristate area last year. Read More

Dunw3ll takes the lead

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, September, 20 2019    

Leader, a collaboration between Masicka and Dexta Daps has been making the dance and radio rounds in recent weeks. It is produced by Mario “Dunw3ll” Dunwell. Read More

After 12: Partying with Swagg Ras

Friday, September, 20 2019    

There's hardly a party that doesn't get support from Swagg Ras. So when he called the dancehall faithfuls to his annual dance on September 14 at Silver Sky Plaza on Orange Street in downtown Kingston, the massive turned up. OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER KARL MCLARTY was there. Read More

Queens to get their due

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

FOURTEEN women are to be honoured at the Queens of Reggae Island Honorary Ceremonies (QORIHC) Awards set for the Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston on October 26.The award, which recognises females from all spheres of the entertainment industry, is now in its fourth year. Read More

Cowan seeks 1,000 souls

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

TOMMY Cowan, head of Glory Music — organisers of Jamaica Fun In The Son, is setting out to win 1,000 souls with a concert series across Port Antonio in Portland and Mandeville, Manchester, come September 28 and 29, respectively. The concerts are part of the Glory Music and Fun in... Read More

Broadcaster Charles Lewin is dead

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

Broadcaster Charles Lewin, a stalwart at the Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation (JBC), died September 16 in Ottawa, Canada, his daughter Shaniin informed the Jamaica Observer. Read More

Joe to the rescue, again

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, September, 19 2019    

REGGAE Sumfest principal, Josef Bogdanovich, intends to extend a helping hand to hurricane-ravaged islands of The Bahamas through his Caribbean Love Now initiative. The launch is scheduled for H&L Rapid True Value at Lane Plaza in Kingston today at 11:30... Read More

Harmony heads to The Bahamas

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, September, 18 2019    

DESPITE the death and destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas, the fourth annual Love and Harmony cruise will make its scheduled stop there April 6-11 next year. Read More


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