High excitement for Tendulkar movie despite mixed reviews

Saturday, May, 27 2017    

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — Critics called the new Sachin Tendulkar biopic “hagiographic”, but fans of the Indian cricket legend loved the work that hit screens amid nationwide fanfare yesterday.Sachin: A Billion Dreams,... Read More

Who will it be?

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Friday, May, 26 2017    

Tomorrow night a new king and queen will be crowned in the exciting Magnum King & Queen of the Dancehall competition. After 12 weeks of fierce battles, the winners will be announced at the grand final to be held at the Police Officers' Club on Hope Road in St Andrew. Read More

Bugle Europe-bound

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, May, 26 2017    

Bugle is scheduled to kick off his first European tour in two years next week with dates in Germany, France, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Austria, and Finland.He will be promoting Be Yourself, his second album, which was released in January. His... Read More

Chris, Estelle in Big Apple

Friday, May, 26 2017    

Singers Christopher Martin and Estelle were part of the Today at Apple In-Store Initiative at Apple stores in New York last Saturday.They promoted their latest projects, both distributed by VP Records. At the Apple store in Williamsburg, Martin was interviewed... Read More

Flying with Iration

Friday, May, 26 2017    

Santa Barbara, California-based reggae band Iration debuted at number one on the US iTunes Reggae Songs chart last Friday with their latest single Fly with Me. It is the first single from the group's upcoming fifth studio album.Iration is preparing to... Read More

Intence debuts with Jett Life

Friday, May, 26 2017    

There are people who aspire for the finer things in life: the partying, travelling and being seen in the latest clothing trends. This forms the basis of Jett Life, the latest single from rising deejay Intence.“ Jett Life is all about... Read More

J Rile is Falling For You

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, May, 26 2017    

Falling For You is the latest single from J Rile. The song is produced by LSMG Music. It is the follow-up to his most recent effort, a club banger titled Tun i t Up.J Rile is of the belief that he was chosen to do... Read More

Musgrave Awards on today

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

SIX Jamaicans will be presented with Musgrave medals by the Institute of Jamaica today for their contribution to the arts, literature and science. The ceremony is being staged in May as part of the institute's activities to mark its Founder's Month and to commemorate the... Read More

Busy to get busy

BY SIMONE MORGAN-LINDO Observer reporter | Thursday, May, 25 2017    

BUSY Signal has secured a United States work permit and will give his first performance in that country on June 25 at Groovin' In the Park at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York.According to Galey Gordon, Busy Signal's brother and manager, the... Read More

Queen Ifrica climbs back into top 10

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Thursday, May, 25 2017    

Queen Ifrica rebounds on this week's Billboard Reggae Album chart. Her Climb re-enters at number 10. Climb debuted at number one on March 25, making Ifrica the first Jamaican female... Read More

A Gem of an evening

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Thursday, May, 25 2017    

JAMAICANS seeking an entertainment option clearly found an answer on Sunday at the third annual staging of Gem... With A Little Help From Her Friends at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston.Despite the clouds, the elements were kind to the... Read More

Hal Anthony does ode to The Gladiators

Thursday, May, 25 2017    

But for the 1968 classic Hello Carol , singer Hal Anthony admits he knew little about journeyman reggae band The Gladiators. But a twist of fate led him to record a salute album to them last year. Read More

Bond star Roger Moore dead at 89

Wednesday, May, 24 2017    

LONDON, England — Roger Moore, the suavely insouciant star of seven James Bond films, has died in Switzerland. He was 89.The British actor died Tuesday after a short battle with cancer, according to a family statement posted on Moore's... Read More

Sly & Robbie go Latin, again

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment | Wednesday, May, 24 2017    

AMERICAN band Ozomatli has added a reggae flavour to their Latin project entitled Nonstop Mexico to Jamaica.To accomplish this, the Los Angeles-based, six-member outfit sought the expertise of prolific “Rhythm Twins” Sly Dunbar and... Read More

Velecia Robinson is Ms Portland Festival Queen

Wednesday, May, 24 2017    

PORT ANTONIO, Portland: Twenty-four-year-old Titchfield High teacher, Velecia Robinson was crowned Miss Portland Festival Queen 2017 at the Port Antonio High School last Saturday evening.Robinson topped four other contestants as well as well as... Read More




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