R Kelly's bumps and grinds with Jamaicans

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer Writer | Friday, January, 25 2019    

R Kelly has come under fire in the United States after the Lifetime channel released a six-part docu-series, Surviving R Kelly, on January 3. The series document stories of women who have allegedly been abused by the rhythm and blues singer, as well as allegations of child pornography... Read More

D Will hunts for his goals

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, January, 25 2019    

Toronto-based deejay D Will recently released Hunt Mi Goals, an inspirational song produced by Jermaine Ramsey. He told this column that it was inspired by a desire to achieve his objectives. Read More

Red Stripe Live concert on tonight

Friday, January, 25 2019    

SEVERAL of the island's top deejays are slated to take the stage at Red Stripe Live at Red Stripe Oval on Spanish Town Road this evening. Read More

Byll Gatezs aims for big break

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Friday, January, 25 2019    

UP-AND-COMING deejay Byll Gatezs is confident this year he will get his big break. Read More

After 12: Pink celebration with Casket Boss

Friday, January, 25 2019    

Chicken, better known as Casket Boss, along with the Casket Kru, summoned the party crowd to Lala Place on Studio One Boulevard for a celebration they titled 'Touch A Pink' on December 23, 2018. With Hennessy flowing and Spectrum International providing the music, all who answered the... Read More

Film industry takes spotlight

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer | Thursday, January, 24 2019    

CHALLENGES facing the film industry took centre stage at a panel discussion, dubbed Caribbean Filmmakers — Breaking the Regional Barriers, held at the Multi-Functional Library, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus, on Tuesday evening. Read More

Radics returns for Stars R Us

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, January, 24 2019    

Singer Jack Radics, whose unique delivery made him a dancehall standout in the 1990s, is among the headliners for Stars R Us, scheduled for Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre on February 23. Read More

Rebelution takes the double

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Thursday, January, 24 2019    

California reggae band Rebelution tops the Billboard Reggae Album Chart for the ninth time with their latest effort, Rebelution: Vinyl Box Set . It debuts this week with 274 copies sold. Read More

Tommy takes on Gov't

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 24 2019    

Ernest Smith, lawyer for Tommy Lee Sparta, says he is moving forward with proceedings to sue the government of Jamaica on behalf of his client. Read More

Picking a Red Rose for Gregory

Thursday, January, 24 2019    

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Sagittarius Ball

Wednesday, January, 23 2019    

MJ Promotions added pleasure to the just-ended holiday festivities with the staging of Sagittarius Ball Buffet and After Party on December 29 at 17 Studio One Boulevard in the capital city. With the cost of admission only a declaration of support for the movement, the event was a... Read More

Cargo docks at Carib 5

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Wednesday, January, 23 2019    

BAHAMIAN film Cargo will have its local debut at the Carib 5 in Kingston this evening. Read More


Wednesday, January, 23 2019    

Last Sunday, Minister of Culture, Gender Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, announced plans for the Reggae Gold Awards. She spoke at the launch of activities for Reggae Month in February, at Ribbiz in downtown Kingston. Read More

Rebel salutes festival

Tuesday, January, 22 2019    

REBEL Salute promoter Tony Rebel is proud with the outcome of this year's festival which unfolded at Grizzly's Plantation Cove in Priory, St Ann, last Friday and Saturday. Read More

Queen delivers 'throne' speech

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, January, 22 2019    

Queen Ifrica is not one to mince words and last Saturday was no different. She used her performance on closing night of Rebel Salute to speak directly to Jamaica's Government about issues plaguing the country. Read More


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