Sonia Pottinger: Hit many high notes

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Tuesday, July, 25 2017    

This is the 43rd in our daily entertainment series highlighting 55 Jamaicans who broke down barriers and helped put the country on the world stage. Each day one personality will be featured, culminating Independence Day, August 6.   Read More

Music to our ears

Tuesday, July, 25 2017    

With business mogul Josef Bogdanovich taking brand ownership of Reggae Sumfest a year earlier, the music festival was back for its second revival under his watch last weekend in St James at the expansive grounds Catherine Hall, and Red Stripe on board once more as the multi-artiste... Read More

Empress Ayeola laying groundwork

Tuesday, July, 25 2017    

Kgn Capital Kgn is the new song from singer Empress Ayeola. Produced by Sheldon “Calibud” Stewart, it is one of the songs on the Gaddamaweh rhythm. Read More

Kartel's Fever heats up Billboard

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Tuesday, July, 25 2017    

FEVER , the 2016 summer anthem by Vybz Kartel, debuted at number 50 on the Billboard R&B Hip Hop Airplay chart. Read More

Justin Bieber cancels tour

Tuesday, July, 25 2017    

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber is cancelling the rest of his 'Purpose World Tour' “due to unforeseen circumstances”. Read More

RTI Weekend kicks off July 30

Monday, July, 24 2017    

'PRETTY In Pink' party, the first event in the Rich Tropical Island (RTI) Weekend, gets underway at Woodstock in Negril on Sunday, July 30.The all-inclusive event has been a traditional crowd-puller for organisers. Read More

Bob Andy: Songwriting pioneer

Monday, July, 24 2017    

This is the 42nd in our daily entertainment series highlighting 55 Jamaicans who broke down barriers and helped put the country on the world stage. Each day one personality will be featured, culminating Independence Day, August 6.   Read More

Sumfest ends on high note

BY SIMONE MORGAN-LINDO Observer reporter | Monday, July, 24 2017    

Multiple Grammy Award-winner Stephen Marley's performance could easily go down as one of the most entertaining in Reggae Sumfest history. Within seconds of his entry on stage, the singer connected with patrons inside the Catherine Hall Entertainment Centre in Montego Bay, on Saturday... Read More

How Dennis Brown found his way

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Sunday, July, 23 2017    

IN 1982, reggae's Crown Prince Dennis Brown scored what was probably his biggest hit on the Billboard charts. Read More

Synergy: Founders of Reggae Sunsplash

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Sunday, July, 23 2017    

This is the 40th in our daily entertainment series highlighting 55 Jamaicans who broke down barriers and helped put the country on the world stage. Each day one personality will be featured, culminating Independence Day, August 6.   Read More

Twelve Tribes celebrates Selassie's 'earthstrong'

By Basil Walters Observer writer | Sunday, July, 23 2017    

TODAY, the Twelve Tribes of Israel celebrates the 125th anniversary of the birth of His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Haile Selassie I, at their St Andrew headquarters (81-83 Hope Road). Read More



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