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Sheldon Levene looks at big picture

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Monday, March, 23 2020    

Photographer Sheldon Levene is hoping the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) will check soon, so he can focus on his debut exhibition.“I had June in mind [to host the exhibition], however, with the whole pandemic, I'm not too sure anymore. Read More

When Jakes left us

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, March, 23 2020    

ON March 23, 1980, Jacob Miller drove to the Zinc Fence venue at Dumfries Road in Kingston, where Third World were scheduled to hold an anniversary party. Standing at the gate was Stephen “Cat” Coore, that band's guitarist. Read More

Toots pushes back tour dates

Monday, March, 23 2020    

The entertainment industry has been turned upside down by COVID-19 pandemic, causing several events to be postponed or cancelled.Toots and the Maytals is one of the acts affected. Read More

Buju tops IRAWMA

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Monday, March, 23 2020    

Buju Banton was a big winner at the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA). The event, which was reduced to an online and media announcement of winners, saw the deejay copping a total of seven trophies. Read More

The show must go on

Clyde McKenzie | Sunday, March, 22 2020    

'THE show must go on' is a mantra of defiance which is reputed to have its origins in the circus, where it was felt that a mishap involving animals or performers should not be sufficient reason to bring the spectacle to a halt. Read More

Buju show postponed in T&T

Sunday, March, 22 2020    

Reggae artiste Buju Banton will not be performing in Trinidad for the annual I Am Legend concert which was originally set for the Easter weekend. Read More

Jah9 pens Note to Self

Sunday, March, 22 2020    

Last Friday reggae songstress Jah9 premièred Note To Self (Okay) featuring Chronixx, the title track from her third studio album Note To Self released on VP Records. Read More

Artwalk goes virtual

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 22 2020    

The coronavirus pandemic is not stopping Kingston Creative, the outfit which organises to the monthly Artwalk in downtown Kingston. Read More

Kenny Rogers & Jamaica: a love affair

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Sunday, March, 22 2020    

Weeks before his first performance in Jamaica in January 2004, Kenny Rogers said he did not know what to expect from fans. He told this writer of frequent visits to the country's north coast but was unaware of his popularity here. Read More

Rygin King says sorry

Saturday, March, 21 2020    

RYGIN King is apologising to fans, staff of the Sangster International Airport, and the Government for his outburst while being processed by health officials at the Montego Bay-based airport on Tuesday.“We admit that the artiste did become a bit boisterous during an exchange... Read More

Shana S to help in COVID-19 fight

Saturday, March, 21 2020    

US-based, Jamaica-born singjay Shana S is spooked by the global spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).Employed as a health care professional in the US, she is seeing its deadly effects first hand.“Right now, people are worried, there... Read More

Mzs Quanny looks to time

Saturday, March, 21 2020    

Nothing gets singjay Mzs Quanny's groove going than beats blending dancehall and rhythm and blues. They are the sounds she grew up on and which drives Time, her latest song.Released in January, it is produced by DJ Kat. It is a follow-up to Badness, her 2018 single... Read More

Mawga Don wins award

Saturday, March, 21 2020    

Singjay Mawga Don recently won the St Elizabeth Artiste Of The Year Award at the 5th annual JEMP Awards held at Blakey's Enterprise in Bull Savannah, St Elizabeth. Read More


Saturday, March, 21 2020    

Dexta Daps and comedienne Wally British are in a war of words on social media over a viral video showing a male physically abusing his girlfriend.On Wednesday, Wally British (given name Susan Williams) reposted the disturbing clip on her Instagram page, which clearly shows the man... Read More

DJs give online party thumbs up

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Saturday, March, 21 2020    

Following Wednesday night's successful staging of Big Par Online, DJ Kashmatic believes virtual parties have the potential to become more popular in Jamaica. Read More


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