Female tribute fizzles at Groovin'

Friday, June, 29 2018    

A highly touted tribute to women at Sunday's Groovin' in the Park in New York was supposed to be one of the show's highlights, but the segment left many patrons disappointed. Read More

Role Play

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior writer johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 29 2018    

JAMAICA and Jamaicans feature heavily in Season 2 of Netflix's action series Luke Cage, which is currently available for streaming on that media service's provider. Read More

Unknown Gringo does summer anthem

Friday, June, 29 2018    

UNKNOWN Gringo is confident he has this year's summer anthem in his latest single Vroom Vroom.The single, done on Chase Mills Records's Cookout rhythm, was released three weeks ago. Read More

St Mary comes to town

Thursday, June, 28 2018    

Changes are coming for the annual charity event A St Mary Mi Come From organised by popular deejay Capleton. Read More

21 vie for Miss Universe East Ja

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Thursday, June, 28 2018    

After a near 90-minute delay, the 21 contestants in the 2018 Miss Universe Jamaica East pageant were unveiled at Eden Gardens Wellness Resort in St Andrew on Tuesday night. Read More

GraceKennedy signs Ding Dong as global brand ambassador

Thursday, June, 28 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Grace Kennedy Limited today signed popular dancehall entertainer Kemar 'Ding Dong' Ottey as its first non-athlete global brand ambassador. Read More

Xxxtentacion rules charts

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Thursday, June, 28 2018    

Album and singles sales for rapper/singer Xxxtentacion have shot through the roof in the wake of his death. Read More

Rebelution's Free Rein on Billboard

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Wednesday, June, 27 2018    

Free Rein, the seventh studio album from Californian band Rebelution, debuts at number one on this week's Billboard Reggae Album Chart. It enters at number 41 on the magazine's 200 Pop Album Chart. Read More

Singer Rojjah blooms in 'The Gardens'

Wednesday, June, 27 2018    

Fast-rising entertainer Rojjah was the brightest star in a galaxy of stellar performers at Jazz In The Gardens, held at Jamaica Pegasus in New Kingston on Sunday. Read More

Secrets & White

Wednesday, June, 27 2018    

As was expected, the designs exhibited at 'Secrets 3', left little to the imagination as the ladies in particular went to sea, decked in white, at the all-white day rave held aboard the Caribbean Queen docked at 3B Port Royal Street, downtown Kingston,... Read More

Dancehall not 'noughty' enough

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, June, 27 2018    

The Noughties (2000-2009) were a commercially successful period for dancehall/reggae. Yet, only two songs with a Jamaican flavour made '100 Pop Songs That Defined The Noughties', compiled by Britain's Telegraph newspaper. Read More

Shuler King visit comedy bar tonight

Tuesday, June, 26 2018    

AMERICAN rising star of comedy Shuler King is this evening's featured performer at special edition of Johnny Live Comedy Bar at 100 Hope Road in St Andrew. Showtime is 8:00 pm. Read More

Richie does ode to greats

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Tuesday, June, 26 2018    

The story of Bounty Killer (Rodney Pryce) is on show in You're The Greatest — a music video co-produced by singer Richie Stephens. The song encourages people to be resolute in pursuit of their ambitions. Read More

Jahman aims to soar with Altitude

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Tuesday, June, 26 2018    

AS he prepares to launch Altitude, his fifth album, singer Jahman hopes to become the latest artiste to break out of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI). Influenced by an elite reggae cast, he would not mind getting a break in Jamaica. Read More

Non-stop Groovin' on Sunday afternoon

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.COM | Tuesday, June, 26 2018    

New York , USA — It was predicted to be the biggest Groovin' In The Park, and last Sunday the event lived up to expectation with an estimated 25,000 people pouring into Roy Wilkins Park here. Read More


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