Ceramist Gene Pearson in hospital

CERAMIC artist and sculptor Gene Pearson is currently a patient in a Corporate Area hospital having suffered what has been described by a close friend as a “massive stroke”. Read More

Dillgin on a high
DILLGIN is riding a wave of success with his hit single titled Still A Work.The song, co-produced by Dillgin and Jimmy Ricks of Insight Records, is currently on the playlist of several stations.... Read More

Papie Keelo does it for the dancers
THE dancer has always been a part of Jamaican music. Since the days of boogie woogie in the 1950s, and ska a decade later, the 'legs man' has made his mark.... Read More

dBURNZ, Jhenelle shine at brunch
SINGER and Glenmuir High School alumni dBURNZ turned in a welcome performance at his alma mater's fourth Annual Fund-raising Brunch held at the east lawn of Devon House in St Andrew last Sunday. ... Read More

UTech student wows audience with avant garde designs

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, March, 15 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Patrons who turned up for Maxwell Royalty's Spring Tea Party and Fashion Show at the Montego Bay River Gardens, Portobello, St James, Saturday night, were wowed by the creativity of designer Saffron Maxwell, a University of Technology,... Read More

Flourgon takes on Miley

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Thursday, March, 15 2018    

Dancehall artiste Flourgon on Tuesday filed a US$300-million lawsuit against American pop singer Miley Cyrus in the US District Court, Manhattan, New York. In the suit, Flourgon (given name Michael May), alleges that Cyrus's 2013 hit song We Can't Stop closely resembles We Run Things,... Read More

Getting it write

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, March, 14 2018    

The popular Startime show takes place on May 5 at Mas Camp in Kingston. The Jamaica Observer , which is one of its sponsors, presents a series of stories on its impact and stars, leading up to the event.  Read More

Belly Woman gives birth to strong

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter | Wednesday, March, 14 2018    

JAMAICAN culture is replete with strong stories. Stories which, when given the right treatment, can rival an established Eurocentric fairytale in terms of its potency, characters, and relevance to modern-day society. Read More

Anju Blaxx, Bunting in alleged bust up

Wednesday, March, 14 2018    

MUSIC producer Anju Blaxx and Brent Bunting, son of former National Security Minister Peter Bunting, have been charged following an alleged altercation in upper St Andrew, last Friday evening. Read More

'Bae' vibes at Bacchanal

BY RORY DALEY Observer Writer | Wednesday, March, 14 2018    

BACCHANAL Fridays shifted the party from Mas Camp to the historic Morgan's Harbour in Kingston last Saturday. And promoters say the move has reaped rewards. Read More

After 12: Stunning Elegance

Wednesday, March, 14 2018    

Silva Sky Plaza was the venue for the party dubbed 'Stunning Elegance' on February 16 and it was clear that the patrons went all-out to oblige, as you can see from OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER KARL MCLARTY'S report. Read More

Up close with Blacker Dread

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, March, 14 2018    

FOR Britons of Caribbean descent, 2018 is the celebration of a major landmark. It is 70 years since the SS Windrush sailed into London's Port of Tilbury with over 350 West Indians who settled in what was then the mother country. Read More

Jamaican singer sues Miley Cyrus over lyric

Wednesday, March, 14 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — A Jamaican artist has filed a US$300 million lawsuit against pop star Miley Cyrus over her 2013 hit "We Can't Stop," saying a key lyric was snatched from him. Read More

Shaggy, Sting drop new track

Tuesday, March, 13 2018    

SHAGGY and British rocker Sting have released the second single from their upcoming collaborative project 44/876. The set has a release date of April 20. Read More

End of the road?

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, March, 13 2018    

DESPITE not participating in the road march on April 8 due to financial constraints, principals of Jamaica Carnival remain optimistic that the brand is alive and well. Read More


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