My Jamaican love affair

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

Whether as a member of the R&B group The Manhatttans or as a solo act, Gerald Alston has lost count of his number of trips to Jamaica. However, the one thing that has remained with him is the love he gets from his Jamaican audience whenever he performs on the... Read More


Tony Robinson | Sunday, November, 18 2018    

Had I but served my GodWith half the zeal I served my king,He would not in my age have left meNaked to mine enemies.In thy face I see the map of hunger, truth and loyalty. Read More

Emily Maddison cops new title

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Miss Universe Jamaica 2018 Emily Maddison is quick to tell you that she is a foodie at heart. The 19-year-old, who was crowned in August, added another title to her resume last Sunday. Read More

90s Recall was a ball

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

The recent staging of the retro party series 90s Recall was an entertaining affair. Held at the Triple Century parking lot in New Kingston, the event featured the musical offerings of DJ Spuggy and DJ Shella of Renaissance, DJ Nicco, and St Ann's Hyperactive... Read More

MonCherie knows what she wants

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Singer MonCherie will be releasing the flashy video for What I Want later this month. The track features Love and Hip Hop alumnusSafaree. Read More

Campari Pop Style heads to Old Harbour

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Campari Pop Style, Jamaica's most stylish party series, heads to the East Street Bus Park in Old Harbour, St Catherine, this evening.The occasion offers a male and female guest chance to win $100,000 for being the 'Most Stylish'. Read More

Krusha ready for big break

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Seaview Gardens in Kingston has produced a plethora of dancehall stars. They include Shabba Ranks, Bounty Killer, Elephant Man, and Dexta Daps.On-the-rise deejay Krusha is hoping to add his name to the list. Read More

Bacchanal out the blocks

By Rory Daley Observer writer | Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Bacchanal Jamaica's 2019 season is slated to officially kick off in February. But, according to Michael Ammar Jr — co-director of carnival entity — their season begins at the Hope Zoo in St Andrew tonight. The occasion is dubbed... Read More

Magma sparkles with 'Diamonds'

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Saturday, November, 17 2018    

ADAM Mayo was just a boy when he first heard Paul Simon's groundbreaking 1986 album, Graceland . It had an instant impact.“Even as a youth I loved every song. That album made me want to be an artiste,” he said. Read More

Remembering Elva

Friday, November, 16 2018    

It was a homegoing that Elva would want.That was the feeling most persons had at the thanksgiving service for comedienne Elva Ruddock, which was held at the Karl Hendrickson Auditorium, Jamaica College in St Andrew, last Saturday. Read More

Murray Elias breaks new ground

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Friday, November, 16 2018    

The success of the song Arms Around You by Xxxtentacion and Maluma featuring Lil Pump and Swae Lee, is a feather in the cap of fledging publishing company Mill Rock Music Publishing. Read More

Buju speaks

Friday, November, 16 2018    

Soon-to-be released deejay Buju Banton has spoken to his fans from behind prisons walls at the McRae Correctional Facility in Georgia, United States, where he is serving a 10-year sentence on drug-related charges. Read More

Acts get South Florida showcase

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Friday, November, 16 2018    

WITH South Florida fast becoming the hub for dancehall music, several of the genre’s leading lights have linked with promotions company JTMC Enterprise and VP Records to showcase their products through VP Showcase Live. Read More

Praj-X pleased with Plantain

Friday, November, 16 2018    

Praj-X has put the knife to Jada Kingdom's Banana with his new song titled Plantain, which was released one month ago. Read More

Kaream Kharizma getting a buzz

Friday, November, 16 2018    

Singjay Kaream Kharizma is generating a buzz with his latest release Watch Ova Me.Released six months ago and produced by Dakrome Production, the song has become a staple on dancehall mixtapes. Read More




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