Entertainment

Third World shares the work

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 18 2019    

It took four years to complete but reggae ambassadors Third World have finally released their much anticipated album, More Work To Be Done. Read More

Whylie returns for Gerrehbenta

BY DEBORAH GORDON Observer writer | Sunday, August, 18 2019    

VETERAN musician Marjorie Whylie joins National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) Singers for a special performance of Gerrehbenta , choreographed by Rex Nettleford in 1983 at Pliť for the Arts' Amalgamation, on August 30. Read More

Junior Gong gets high marks

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 18 2019    

Founding member and front man of Third World Stephen “Cat” Coore is singing the praises of Damian “Junior Gong” Marley for his efforts on the band's latest project More Work To Be Done . Read More

Franklyn Town students get the YOW treatment

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Saturday, August, 17 2019    

Hundreds of children in the Franklyn Town community of East Kingston benefited from back-to-school benevolence last Sunday, spearheaded by Delroy Escoffery's Youth Of the World (YOW) Foundation. Read More

Sadike offers encouragement with Affi Try

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, August, 17 2019    

Hanover-based deejay Sadike draws inspiration for his music from current affairs. On Affi Try, his latest song, he encourages the Jamaican vendor. Read More

Floating high on energy and vibe

Saturday, August, 17 2019    

†This year's second staging of Floating Grill and Spill took place last Sunday at Mona Hockey Field in Kingston. As has become the norm, Floating attracted a large turnout of patrons. Read More

Hardcore vibes

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, August, 17 2019    

Hardcore vibes was the order of the day at last weekend's staging of the party series Antiks. Held at 1A Oxford Road in New Kingston, the event enjoyed a huge turnout of patrons, comprising mostly young adults. Read More

Remembering Old Marcus Garvey

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Saturday, August, 17 2019    

Even though he is the country's first National Hero, Marcus Garvey was largely forgotten in Jamaica in 1975. However, the pan-African giant still had a faithful following; among them, a Rastafarian singer named Burning Spear. Read More

Krysie gets top class with Vershon

Saturday, August, 17 2019    

Krysie is pleased with the feedback to her latest video, Top Class, featuring Vershon. Read More

Sean Paul relishes Honour role

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, August, 16 2019    

For Grammy Award-winning Sean Paul, receiving a national honour is a humbling experience. The deejay, whose full name is Sean Paul Francis Henriques, is set to receive the Order of Distinction in the rank of commander (CD) “for contribution to the global popularity and promotion of... Read More

Walshy Fire inks publishing deal

Friday, August, 16 2019    

PRODUCER Walshy Fire, a member of EDM outfit Major Lazer, has signed a publishing agreement with American company Concord Music Publishing. Read More

I'm a winner, says gospel duo Latwain

Friday, August, 16 2019    

Gospel husband-and-wife duo, Latwain has dropped a new single. The track titled, I'm A Winner, is produced by Dale Virgo on the LT Music Label. Read More

Keithus I pays homage to African woman

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, August, 16 2019    

Visits to Ethiopia inspired roots singer Keithus I's most recent song, African Woman, which was recently released by his Jah Dynasty Productions. Read More

Track Starr makes strides

By Kevin Jackson Observer Writer | Friday, August, 16 2019    

Producer and artiste Track Starr developed an interest in music at age five. Encouraged by his parents, he began playing the flute, then the piano and saxophone in church, at school events, and weddings. Read More

Leadpipe toast of Crop Over

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, August, 16 2019    

IT was not possible to be in Barbados for the recently concluded Crop Over festival and not hear Sometime, a groovy soca number from Leadpipe. Read More



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