Entertainment

Rebel Salute ends on a high

IT was dubbed mud splash. Read More

Blackwell signs 'Primary' deal
ISLAND Records co-founder Chris Blackwell, according to Billboard Magazine, has signed a US$50-million deal with American entertainment company Primary Wave.... Read More

Sean Paul's Dutty Rock
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JCDC kicks off performing arts audition round
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) will kick off it's 55th anniversary celebrations with the first round of the annual National Festival of the Performing Arts Competition, parish auditions, tomorrow.... Read More

Glenroy Richards: the singer who died at Green Bay

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, January, 14 2018    

THE 40th anniversary of the infamous Green Bay incident went largely unnoticed. Five men were controversially killed at a shooting range in Port Henderson, St Catherine, by a squad of Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) soldiers on January 5, 1978. Read More

Strong sets open Rebel Salute

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 14 2018    

THE muddy conditions due to afternoon rains on Friday could not dampen spirits during night one of Rebel Salute at Grizzly's Plantation Cove in Priory, St Ann. Thousands of reggae pilgrims soldiered through the wet conditions to take in the more than 12 hours of live performances, which... Read More

Bridgez's mediation success

BY RACQUEL PORTER Observer reporter | Saturday, January, 13 2018    

Singjay Bridgez and her alleged knife-wielding attacker have come to an agreement. Read More

Portmore Music Fest was a blast

Saturday, January, 13 2018    

Event director of the Portmore Music Fest Steve Billings says he is pleased with the second staging of the event held recently. Read More

Spotlight to prove it to fans

Saturday, January, 13 2018    

Spotlight is banking on Prove It, featuring Macka Diamond to generate buzz in 2018. The single Prove It was recently released on the Cornelius Records label, and will be officially distributed by... Read More

Strictly niceness at Strictly 2K

Saturday, January, 13 2018    

MORE THAN 2,000 patrons were treated to a well-received “gift” after police extended Strictly 2K: The Best of the 2000s to 3:28 am. The event was held the National Stadium car park in St Andrew recently. Read More

D'Angel starts year on high

Saturday, January, 13 2018    

D'Angel is pleased with the reception to her New Year's Eve performance at Big Bash in Old Habour, St Catherine. Read More

Big crowd, high energy at 11:59

Saturday, January, 13 2018    

PATRONS attending the New Year's Eve party 11:59 were in for a musical feast. High energy music, great vibes and non-stop dancing were served on musical platters. Read More

Robert Minott wants a Rub A Dub Party

Saturday, January, 13 2018    

WITH the recent increase in crime and violence in Montego Bay, Robert Minott has penned the single Rub A Dub Party. Read More

Richie Innocent gets IRAWMA nod

Saturday, January, 13 2018    

Dub poet Richie Innocent is nominated in the Best-Spoken Word/Dub Poet category of the 36th annual International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA). Read More

Alkaline unlocks seven YVA nods

By Sade Gardner Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, January, 13 2018    

For a second-consecutive year, Alkaline leads in nominations of the rebranded Your View Awards (YVAs). The announcement was made at the event's launch held at  Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston on Thursday evening. Read More



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