Sprinter races away with wins

The Jamaican film Sprinter, directed by Storm Saulter, had multiple wins at the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) in Miami Beach, Florida on Saturday night.It took Best Feature, Best Direction and the Audience Award. The ABFF ran from June 13 - 19. Read More

Greats to get tribute on July 28
Earl “Bagga” Walker, an unheralded bass player who recorded and toured with some of the biggest names in reggae, is among the awardees for next month's Tribute To The Greats show.... Read More

Mavado's son on murder rap for court today
MAVADO's 16-year-old son is scheduled to appear in court today.The minor, whose name cannot be released to the public, is being charged in connection with the murder of Lorenza Thomas, 23, popularly known as 'Chulups' and 'Israel'.... Read More

Alva growing Stronger
Though he was surrounded by music growing up in Clarendon and St Ann, Oliver Black never thought about becoming a professional artiste until a visit to Scandinavia 10 years ago.... Read More

Call me!

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, June, 18 2018    

L'Acadco founder and lead choreographer L'Antoinette Stines is not pleased about not being credited on the album Everything Is Love by The Carters, aka Jay-Z and Beyoncé.It was released on Saturday on streaming service Tidal. Read More

Larry Silvera is dead

Monday, June, 18 2018    

Veteran musician Larry Silvera died last Thursday at age 69 due to complications from a stroke. His sister, Angela Stewart, said he passed away at the Continuous Care home in St Andrew. Read More

Alva growing Stronger

Monday, June, 18 2018    

Though he was surrounded by music growing up in Clarendon and St Ann, Oliver Black never thought about becoming a professional artiste until a visit to Scandinavia 10 years ago. Read More

Simms' debut

Sunday, June, 17 2018    

Six months into his tenure as artistic director of the National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica, Marlon Simms faces his first major challenge — pulling together the company's annual season of dance set for July 20 to August 12 at Little Theatre in St Andrew. Read More

Embassy of Spain stages free concerts

Sunday, June, 17 2018    

The Embassy of Spain in Jamaica will host two events, dubbed West Winds — a musical experience, based on West Side Story. The performances will be held at Rose Hall Great House in Montego Bay on Saturday, June 23 starting at 6:00 pm, and the second will be held at the University... Read More

Daddy's boy

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Sunday, June, 17 2018    

On December 27, 1997, approximately 11 months after the birth of his son Jahazeil, Buju Banton topped the Billboard Reggae Album Chart with Inna Heights, his fifth studio album.That year, Banton scored a number of hits including Love Sponge, Politics Time Again and... Read More

Sandz in New York this evening

Sunday, June, 17 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — For the first time in its four-year existence, Jamaican party series Sandz Caribbean Music Festival will head to New York this evening. This follows closely on the heels of its sixth staging in Fort Lauderdale over the US Memorial Weekend.The event is... Read More

Marcia banks on Queen of Paradise

Saturday, June, 16 2018    

“REGGAE Queen” Marcia Griffiths is hoping to score with her latest single Queen of Paradise.The song is produced by the legendary drum and bass duo of Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare. Read More

Classics in June on tomorrow

Saturday, June, 16 2018    

ANNUAL fund-raising concert, Classics in June, is scheduled for the Church of the Ascension in Mona, St Andrew, on Sunday. Read More

Davitt's long wait

Saturday, June, 16 2018    

At 51 years old, singer Davitt is confident that his 25-year-old project will fit in the reggae revival space. Read More

Chase Cross gets bail

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Saturday, June, 16 2018    

Deejay Chase Cross had his bail extended by Parish Judge Broderick Smith when he appeared at the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way-Tree yesterday. Read More


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