Da Flame keeps it burning

Saturday, June, 2 2018    

US-BASED Jamaican singer Da Flame is pleased with her latest single God Answers Prayers. The single has been making the playlist of several radio stations both here in Jamaica and abroad. Read More

Jay Bankz aims at success

Saturday, June, 2 2018    

Though it has been eight years since he migrated to the United States, singjay Jay Bankz keeps check with current affairs in Jamaica. Read More

Funch packs a punch

Saturday, June, 2 2018    

 THE second staging of Funch was a phenomenal success. Promoted by the Buchanan Group, the event was held at 9 West Kings House Road in St Andrew on Labour Day. Read More

Miss St Catherine contest on tomorrow

Saturday, June, 2 2018    

ONE of the 11 contestant, who participated in the Mayoral Reception and Sashing Ceremony recently will be crowned Miss St Catherine 2018 Festival Queen at a glitzy event scheduled for Eltham High in Spanish Town tomorrow.The coronation begins at 6:00 pm. Read More

Wordsmiths take spotlight

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Saturday, June, 2 2018    

Messages of freedom and Black empowerment were the common them es by the poets who took the stage at Kingston Dub Club on Saturday night. Read More

Cece Winans to headline Gosplash

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Saturday, June, 2 2018    

American gospel singer Cece Winans is the headliner for this year's staging of Gosplash, which takes place on August 1 at Liguanea Club in New Kingston. It is promoted by Action Entertainment. Read More

Black Panther comes up for discussion

Saturday, June, 2 2018    

MARVEL Studios's Black Panther continues to break box office records as well as being a hot-button topic. One such forum, Black Power to Black Panther to Afro-Futurism, was held at the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies recently. Read More

'Best' organisers count blessings

Friday, June, 1 2018    

Despite the last-minute venue change due to the threat of inclement weather associated with Subtropical storm Alberto, the organisers of Best of the Best, which was held in Miami on Sunday, are counting their blessings. Read More

Levy on the mend

Friday, June, 1 2018    

Barrington Levy's business partner and booking agent Daddy Biggs says the singer will honour his gig in Trinidad and Tobago next weekend after being shot and injured at his James Hill, Clarendon home on Tuesday. Read More

Female acts to rock Groovin'

Friday, June, 1 2018    

Promoters of the June 24 Groovin' In The Park have gone for some woman power one month before the show at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York. Read More

Chris Tuggaz plots breakthrough

Friday, June, 1 2018    

Chris Tuggaz is plotting his musical breakthrough on the local scene. The deejay, who hails from the parish of St Thomas, is currently promoting his debut release Don't Know. Read More

Stone cold Stonebwoy

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 1 2018    

To say African dancehall act Stonebwoy is excited about performing at Reggae Sumfest in Montego Bay in July is an understatement. The singjay, who combines reggae and dancehall with traditional African beats, is eagerly awaiting his moment at the annual reggae... Read More

Unity in St Ann

Friday, June, 1 2018    

After working as a manager with several artistes, Leighton Thomas decided it was a time for a change of pace and went into music production two years ago. Read More

Guinness Greatness

Friday, June, 1 2018    

The 11th season of the Guinness Sounds of Greatness Sound Clash opened, as promised, on Friday, May 25 at Ocean Boulevard in downtown Kingston, and delivered in the fashion that has become synonymous with Guinness — greatness. Of course, OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER KARL MCLARTY, the man... Read More

Ziggy begins Rebellion

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Thursday, May, 31 2018    

Rebellion Rises , the seventh studio album from Ziggy Marley, debuts atop the Billboard Reggae Album Chart with first-week sales of 4,304 copies. This is his tenth title on the Billboard reggae... Read More


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