Traffick Blocking aims to enlighten

Traffick Blocking, a 30-minute docu-film creating awareness around human trafficking, premiered at the Palace Cineplex in Sovereign Centre, Liguanea, St Andrew, on Saturday night. Read More

Agencies swoop up Pulse's latest find
PRINICIPALS of Pulse model agency are excited about one of their latest finds — Zoe Griffith.... Read More

Lukie D to drop new set
LUKIE D is excited about his upcoming album which is scheduled for release in the first quarter of 2018. The album, which is being produced by his Barblings label, will be his first collection of new music since 2006's Deliver Me (Maximum Sound label).... Read More

Prince Reignn aims to rule
PRINCE Reignn believes the time is right for another St Thomas deejay to be counted among dancehall royalty.... Read More

Solange Sinclair takes crown

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, September, 25 2017    

MARKETING and advertising exec Solange Sinclair is the new Miss Jamaica World (2017). The 24-year-old — who likes travelling and hiking — beat 17 other beauties for the coveted title at the Grand Coronation held at the Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston on Saturday... Read More

The Heptones give European tour nod

Sunday, September, 24 2017    

WITH more than 50 years in the industry, members of the rocksteady group The Heptones said their music is still in high demand, especially in Europe. The trio, comprising Earl Morgan, Robert Dacres and Carlton Scarlett recently wrapped up a two-month tour of the continent, with stops in... Read More

Campbell causes stir in Matey Chronicles

BY SIMONE MORGAN-LINDO Observer reporter morgans@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 24 2017    

POPULAR actor and comedian Glen “Titus” Campbell is once again in the middle of drama in his latest role in the comedy Matey Chronicles, currently showing at Centrestage in New Kingston. Read More

Vernon Buckley returns Refreshed

Sunday, September, 24 2017    

Vernon Buckley, best known as a member of The Maytones, returns to the scene with a new solo album titled Refreshed. It was recently released digitally and on compact disc. Read More

Alpha spreads wings

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 24 2017    

For well over a century, Alpha Boys' School has cultivated a rich musical tradition boasting alumni, including members of The Skatalites, who have been integral to the development of Jamaica's cultural history. Read More

All set for Sandals arts festival finals

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

THE international finals of the Sandals Festival of Arts Talent and Model Competition (formerly ENCORE) kicks off with a grand welcome party dubbed “ s exy Sunday All White Edition” at the highly acclaimed Ochi Beach Club at Sandals Ochi... Read More

DJ Paul Michael to energise Ribbiz

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

International DJ and member of New York City's Natural Born Club Killas, DJ Paul Michael, is set to make his return to Jamaica this week with an engaging set promised at the Ribbiz Ultra Lounge, next Friday, September 29. Read More

Sean Paul introducing J'can talent

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

SHENSEEA'S music career is only a year old, yet the Jiggle Jiggle artiste is building her reputation as a fiery artiste, so it is understandable that she caught the attention of the Ever Blazin' Sean... Read More

Q-Ban drops Fast Cash video

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

Emerging act Q-Ban is delighted with the buzz he is getting since the release of his latest music video Fast Cash on the Mastermind Productions label. Read More

Miss Teen finalists meet governor general

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

RECENTLY, the 15 finalists in the 2017/18 Miss Teen Jamaica competition paid a courtesy call on Governor General Sir Patrick Allen at King's House in St Andrew. Read More

Rita Marley gets another doctorate

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

RITA Marley, wife of the late reggae singer Bob Marley, was one of 33 individuals who were awarded with doctorates at the University of Fort Hare (UFH) in South Africa recently. The occasion was held at the Alice Campus of the university. Read More


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