Entertainment

Jermaine eyes new album

Gospel singer Jermaine Edwards believes he will reach his career peak with his upcoming album scheduled for release next month. The project will follow his previous album, Don't Count Me Out , released in 2014. Read More

Nancy does it for charity
SISTER Nancy's hectic touring schedule kept her from the local scene for 20 years. She broke that hiatus by performing on Rebel Salute in St Ann last year. She said her homecoming was well received.... Read More

Dyum wants more
Wanting More is latest studio effort from budding dancehall deejay Dyum. Done on the Almighty Records label, the project features Billboard-charting singjay Serani.... Read More

Dancers to get big boost
MORE than 200 dancers will benefit from free workshops conducted by the esteemed ensemble, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, from August 28 to 30.... Read More

Lenky goes instrumental

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, August, 21 2018    

 Commercial success is the last thing on the mind of super producer and musician Steven “Lenky” Marsden as it relates to his latest project, an instrumental album entitled Self Taught, which showcases his skills on the piano. Read More

Burkett embraces Changes

Monday, August, 20 2018    

AMERICAN rapper Jonathan Burkett has never forgotten his Jamaican roots. He grew up in Westmoreland with his grandparents after his Jamaican parents abandoned him. At age five, social services demanded that he return to the US. He subsequently grew up in South Florida foster... Read More

Gold medal for Yellowman

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, August, 20 2018    

Never one to shy away from hard work, Yellowman is one of dancehall/reggae's true road warriors. Read More

Nominations open for Carib Hall of Fame Awards

BY BALFORD HENRY Observer senior reporter | Sunday, August, 19 2018    

Nominations have opened for the 14th staging of the Caribbean Hall of f ame Awards for Excellence in Kingston. Read More

Making inroads in Making inroads in Stockholm Stockholm

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

  Chilly Scandinavia seems an unlikely hub for reggae music, but in the last 30 years several Jamaican artistes have settled in countries such as Denmark and Sweden. One of them is Denzil Williams Jr. Read More

Pat Kelly stays current

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

Pat Kelly is wary of tags. He dislikes being called an “oldies” or “vintage” artiste, and refuses to be boxed in the eras that made him famous. Read More

Samory I pleased with European tour

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

Reggae artiste Samory I is currently in Spain where is scheduled to perform at Rototom Sunsplash, one of the largest reggae festivals on the continent. This forms part of his European summer tour which sees the young artiste pushing his brand of reggae to audiences... Read More

Dat Bumpy Head Gal, OD

BY Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 19 2018    

For poet, actress, broadcaster Joan Andrea Hutchinson, making it to this year's list of Jamaicans set to receive national awards is bittersweet. Known widely as “dat bumpy head gyal”, Hutchinson will receive the Order of Distinction in the Rank of Officer... Read More

Ho Lung puts Parables on show

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 19 2018    

Parables, the latest production from Father Ho Lung and Friends, is not only expected to entertain but, to instil a sense of purpose. Read More

Droop Lion roars for Clarendon

Saturday, August, 18 2018    

Reggae singer Droop Lion believes that music can assist in quelling Jamaica's murder rate, so he is advocating for more live music entertainment events in Clarendon. Read More

Downswell to deliver at PAN

Saturday, August, 18 2018    

SINCE PAN inception, 13 years ago, entertainment has played a major role and this year's staging is no different. Read More



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