Talk it out!

Music insider Clyde McKenzie has weighed in on the drama between Dennis Howard, general manager for radio services at the RJR Communications Group, and members of the dancehall community. Read More

Don G makes a change in Luxembourg
JUST when you thought the saying 'every wey yuh go Jamaican dey dey' was worn, one pops up in the most unlikely location and gives it new life. Don G, a singjay from Linstead, is among the 590,000 residents of Luxembourg.... Read More

Humbleton calls for end to violence
The upsurge in crime and violence in Jamaica hasn't gone unnoticed by recording artiste Humbleton. The singjay, who resides in New York, wants to see the crime rate reduced significantly.... Read More

Singer Samory I calls for unity
Roots artiste Samory I is calling for unity in Jamaica following his tour of Europe last month. ... Read More

I-Octane wants to conquer the globe

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, April, 13 2018    

I-Octane is taking his brand to a new level. Read More

Stevie G has big dreams

Friday, April, 13 2018    

While growing up in Portland, emerging singer Stevie G said he experienced first-hand what it was like to be poor. Read More

AFTER 12: Sweet for days — Xodus Soaka!

Friday, April, 13 2018    

We're still in the early dawn hours of J'Ouvert with revellers gettin' on baad in New Kingston on April 6 at Xodus Soaka. Here's OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER KARL MCLARTY's presentation of the last hurrah before pretty mas. Read More

Schools march to band final

By Basil Walters Observer writer | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

There will be a new champion in the Jamaica Best School Band (JBSB) competition this year. Bog Walk High School, the 2017 champions, were eliminated last Sunday at Edna Manley College of the Performing Arts in Kingston.The final takes place Sunday at the same venue,... Read More

Sean Paul makes appeal to save dad

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

Sean Paul took to social media yesterday to make a heartfelt appeal for blood to save his ailing father. Read More

High-energy set from the University Chorale

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

THE University Chorale is hailing their recent concert season, which ran from April 6 to 8 at the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts at the University of the West Indies' Mona campus, as a success. Read More

A female 'bash'

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

ORGANISERS of the biennial Calabash Literary Festival said at this year's staging, four female Poets laureates are expected to take the stage. The announcement was made at the event's media launch held at the Redbones Blues Cafe in St Andrew on Tuesday... Read More

Plans in high gear for 'Trelawny Got Soul'

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

DUNCANS, Trelawny — Plans are in high gear for the 2018 staging of the 'Trelawny Got Soul' concert, which will be held for the first time at the historic Kettering Baptist Church in Duncans after last year's staging at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium. Read More

Romain tops Billboard

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, April, 11 2018    

ON his fourth attempt, singer Romain Virgo tops the Billboard Reggae Album Chart with Love Sick . Released on March 30 by VP Records, the 16-track piece sold 296 copies in its first week. Read More

Boris Gardiner to shine at Startime

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, April, 11 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

Pearson hailed as true gentleman

Wednesday, April, 11 2018    

GLOWING tributes were shared of ceramist Gene Pearson at his thanksgiving service held at the University Chapel, Mona, on Monday afternoon. Read More


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