Miss Jamaica Toni-Ann Singh crowned Miss World

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Toni-Ann Singh, Miss Jamaica World is Miss World 2019.Singh won from a field of 114 contestants at the 69th edition of the pageant in London today. Read more


Second serving of Bruncholics

By Jason Tulloch Observer writer | Saturday, December, 7 2019    

ALL-INCLUSIVE party series, Bruncholics is scheduled for Police Officers' Club on Hope Road in St Andrew, on Sunday. The event, now in its second staging, is slated for a 4:00 pm start. Read More

Coppershot marks 25 years

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, December, 7 2019    

Matthew “Nero-P” Gray, co-founder of sound system Coppershot, believes the Noise Abatement Act should be revised to assist in boosting the entertainment industry. Read More

Dillgin pleased with his Life

Saturday, December, 7 2019    

Emerging reggae singer Dillgin is pleased with the response in the streets with his grimy soulful dancehall single, My Life, which was released on the Chase Mills Records label in May of this year. Read More

Kartel's appeal in advanced stage

BY RACQUEL PORTER Observer reporter porterr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, December, 6 2019    

IT appears the Appellate Court is shaping up to deliver judgement in the Vybz Kartel murder appeal. Read More

Konshens, wife part ways?

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Friday, December, 6 2019    

For the second time within three months, dancehall deejay Konshens and his wife, Latoya Spence nee Wright, have parted ways. Read More

Kudos for Kingston

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, December, 6 2019    

JAMAICA'S capital city Kingston has secured the number two spot on a rating of 10 music meccas around the world you need to visit, in a compilation by the American weekly news magazine Newsweek. Read More

The Ward rehab hits $300m bump

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, December, 6 2019    

MAYOR of Kingston, Senator Delroy Williams is seeking a whopping $300 million to complete the next phase of the restoration of The Ward, the 107-year-old theatre located in the heart of downtown Kingston. Read More

Three decades of Ghetto Splash

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Friday, December, 6 2019    

Sharene McKenzie, former president of the Craig Town Youth Organisation, remembers vividly the first Ghetto Splash 30 years ago. The event shone a positive light on the community and was a commercial boon for small business people. Read More

Starface set for GT Taylor show

Friday, December, 6 2019    

Starface has been aggressively promoting her music stateside over the last month, doing a number of radio and TV interviews in the tri-state area of New York.Now, she is turning her attention towards a number of shows for the busy Christmas season. Read More

Artistes can reduce crime wave, says Myrhdak

Friday, December, 6 2019    

Ras Myrhdak aka Siqx Godfather says the gun violence plaguing Jamaica can be drastically reduced if all artistes decided to clean up their lyrics. Read More

One Blood to do it for charity

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, December, 6 2019    

DREDZ Productions raises its curtains tonight to perform for charity. Proceeds from the show are to offset the medical expenses of two-year-old Emilio McDonald, who is suffering from stage four eye cancer. Read More

Khxos reaps success with Tambrim

Friday, December, 6 2019    

For almost 10 years dancehall artiste Khxos has called South Florida home. However, he makes frequent visits to Jamaica to promote his music. Read More

Skillibeng puts Brik Pan Brik

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, December, 6 2019    

It has been a taxing journey for deejay Skillibeng, but his efforts have borne fruit with the success of his song, Brik Pan Brik, produced by East Syde Records. Read More

Valid Signature

Friday, December, 6 2019    

Appleton Estate took its Signature Nights show to Peppa Thyme on Constant Spring Road in St Andrew on Thursday, November 28 and provided patronts with a feast of hot and mellow entertainment, featuring singer Wayne Wonder. OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER KARL MCLARTY gives highlights. Read More

Buju, Ifrica cry foul

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Thursday, December, 5 2019    

At least two Jamaican artistes are denying reports that they have been booked for the Nigeria Reggae Festival later this month. The management for Buju Banton is contradicting Internet reports that the deejay will headline the event, set for December... Read More


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