Million salutes his mother

Friday, August, 31 2018    

Mama is the latest single from singer Million. It pays homage to his mother Leahnora Scott. The track, which was produced by Stereophonic Music Group, was released on all major digital platforms in May. Read More

Jamming with D Brown

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, August, 31 2018    

THE much-anticipated tribute album, King Jammy Presents: Dennis Brown Tracks of Life, is scheduled for release on September 14 by VP Records. On it, several of contemporary dancehall/reggae's top artistes collaborate with the reggae legend on some of his best known songs. Read More

A New Day for Marvino

Friday, August, 31 2018    

Montego Bay-based singjay Marvino has high hopes that his newest release A New Day will inspire listeners to always be optimistic and stay positive. Read More

Tenor Saw: still cutting edge

By Sade Gardner Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, August, 31 2018    

THIS month marks 30 years since dancehall prodigy Tenor Saw was found dead on a Texas roadway. While his career only lasted four years, the 22-year-old singer's legacy is immortal. Read More

Producers stage private screening of Yardie in Jamaica

Friday, August, 31 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Executive producers of the film 'Yardie', which was filmed in Jamaica, will be hosting a private screening of the film tomorrow at 11:30 am at the Palace Cineplex, Sovereign Centre in St Andrew. Read More

Neville Lee remembered as exceptional

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter | Thursday, August, 30 2018    

It was a solemn traditional Catholic service for record distributor Neville Lee at Saints Peter and Paul Church in St Andrew, Tuesday.Lee, founder of Sonic Sounds, died on July 31 from leukaemia and diabetes. He was 80 years old. Read More

Ho Lung's Parables worth watching

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, August, 30 2018    

THERE were major changes to the annual theatrical production by Father Ho Lung and Friends. Father Richard Ho Lung, head of The Missionaries of the Poor, chose The Parables — highlighting well-known stories from the Bible. Read More

Beauty with spunk

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Thursday, August, 30 2018    

 ANNECIA Morgan, a finalist in the recent Miss Universe Jamaica pageant, went through a terrifying ordeal 14 years ago. One that haunted her for years and challenged her confidence.She was raped. Read More

Gov't giving support to Count Prince Miller farewell — Grange

Thursday, August, 30 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, says her ministry will organise a service of thanksgiving for the life of the late Jamaican music pioneer Count Prince Miller.Miller died in England on August 16. Read More

Policulture crosses into Billboard chart

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Wednesday, August, 29 2018    

SIX-MEMBER reggae band Policulture's latest effort, Mountains to Cross, is the group's first entry on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart. It debuts at number four on this week's chart with first-week sales of 152 copies. Read More

Kashief chalks it up to experience

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, August, 29 2018    

BACK in the 1990s, Kashief Lindo was touted as an artiste to watch. Hit songs like First Cut and No Can Do proved he was more than hype, but his releases have slowed considerably in recent... Read More

After 12: Xtreme West and Wild... 4 sure

Wednesday, August, 29 2018    

We return to Silver Sky Plaza in the capital city for the fourth staging of Xtreme West and Wild on August 5, hosted by the Nu Dirt duo - Polo and Joel - and, of course, Shaky. Here's what party photo specialist Rodney Bokeh shared with us. Read More

Uzuri Int'l fires back

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, August, 29 2018    

Uzuri International, organisers for the Miss Universe Jamaica pageant, have cleared the air regarding the non-appearance of 2017 winner Davina Bennett, at last Friday's coronation of a new queen. Read More

Few takers for Lips Live

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, August, 28 2018    

A sparse crowd welcomed veteran deejay Sister Nancy at the inaugural Lips Live benefit concert in Kingston last Friday. It marked her first performance in Jamaica since last year's Rebel Salute festival. Read More

Ras Bogle pleads to 'Gangsters'

Tuesday, August, 28 2018    

Ras Bogle is outraged by the proliferation of illegal guns and senseless killings occurring in Jamaica. He feels his two-year-old single, Gangsters , is just as relevant as it was on the day of its... Read More




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