Reggae, Windrush connection on show in London

A new exhibition has been mounted at P3 gallery in London highlighting the ways in which Jamaican music helped shape modern Britain. Read More

Nat'l Chorale to host concerts
The National Chorale of Jamaica will present its annual concert series, under the baton of Conductor Winston Ewart, on Friday, November 23, at the University Chapel, and Sunday, November 25, at the Hope United Church in St Andrew. Showtimes are 8:00 pm...... Read More

Listen to Dalton
Jamaican Dalton Harris threw down the gauntlet yesterday as he put in his bid to be in next week's semifinals of the televised talent show X Factor UK. The 24-year-old delivered another of his powerhouse performances to wow judges and...... Read More

Low turnout, high performance at Cathedral concert
Almost every item presented at Trevor Beckford's organ recital last Sunday at the St James Cathedral in Spanish Town was marked by refinement, intelligence and clarity. Ironically, the classical church music concert by the distinguished organist, which provided a compelling rich sound,...... Read More

My Jamaican love affair

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, November, 18 2018    

Whether as a member of the R&B group The Manhatttans or as a solo act, Gerald Alston has lost count of his number of trips to Jamaica. However, the one thing that has remained with him is the love he gets from his Jamaican audience whenever he performs on the... Read More


Tony Robinson | Sunday, November, 18 2018    

Had I but served my GodWith half the zeal I served my king,He would not in my age have left meNaked to mine enemies.In thy face I see the map of hunger, truth and loyalty. Read More

Emily Maddison cops new title

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Miss Universe Jamaica 2018 Emily Maddison is quick to tell you that she is a foodie at heart. The 19-year-old, who was crowned in August, added another title to her resume last Sunday. Read More

90s Recall was a ball

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

The recent staging of the retro party series 90s Recall was an entertaining affair. Held at the Triple Century parking lot in New Kingston, the event featured the musical offerings of DJ Spuggy and DJ Shella of Renaissance, DJ Nicco, and St Ann's Hyperactive... Read More

MonCherie knows what she wants

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Singer MonCherie will be releasing the flashy video for What I Want later this month. The track features Love and Hip Hop alumnusSafaree. Read More

Campari Pop Style heads to Old Harbour

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Campari Pop Style, Jamaica's most stylish party series, heads to the East Street Bus Park in Old Harbour, St Catherine, this evening.The occasion offers a male and female guest chance to win $100,000 for being the 'Most Stylish'. Read More

Krusha ready for big break

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Seaview Gardens in Kingston has produced a plethora of dancehall stars. They include Shabba Ranks, Bounty Killer, Elephant Man, and Dexta Daps.On-the-rise deejay Krusha is hoping to add his name to the list. Read More

Bacchanal out the blocks

By Rory Daley Observer writer | Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Bacchanal Jamaica's 2019 season is slated to officially kick off in February. But, according to Michael Ammar Jr — co-director of carnival entity — their season begins at the Hope Zoo in St Andrew tonight. The occasion is dubbed... Read More

Magma sparkles with 'Diamonds'

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Saturday, November, 17 2018    

ADAM Mayo was just a boy when he first heard Paul Simon's groundbreaking 1986 album, Graceland . It had an instant impact.“Even as a youth I loved every song. That album made me want to be an artiste,” he said. Read More

Remembering Elva

Friday, November, 16 2018    

It was a homegoing that Elva would want.That was the feeling most persons had at the thanksgiving service for comedienne Elva Ruddock, which was held at the Karl Hendrickson Auditorium, Jamaica College in St Andrew, last Saturday. Read More

Murray Elias breaks new ground

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Friday, November, 16 2018    

The success of the song Arms Around You by Xxxtentacion and Maluma featuring Lil Pump and Swae Lee, is a feather in the cap of fledging publishing company Mill Rock Music Publishing. Read More


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