Fever pitch at Sabina

Saturday, October, 13 2018    

I Love Soca Jamaica Cooler Festival pulled in the faithful by the thousands at Sabina Park in Kingston on Saturday, September 29. Read More

Maestro Don ups the ante

Saturday, October, 13 2018    

Maestro Don is putting some promotional muscle behind his latest singles Cross Di Toll and Young Don. Each is accompanied by a music video. Read More

Idu tackles the issues

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, October, 12 2018    

Concerned about the issues plaguing society, including crime, violence, unemployment, and distrust among politicians, singer Idu has released the thought-provoking Youths Them Heart Cold. Read More

Lady Ali throws KO punch

Friday, October, 12 2018    

New York -based dancehall artiste Lady Ali has delivered a body blow to men who lack independence on her latest single Emanuel Road . Read More

Capleton's show gets tweaked

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior reporter | Friday, October, 12 2018    

URBAN East Kingston replaces the sugar region of rural St Mary for this year's A St Mary Mi Come From (Come To Town) which takes place November 10 at the National Arena. There is no change, however, to the show's theme of benevolence. Read More

Liquid flows with MoBay Son

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, October, 12 2018    

It is no coincidence that disc jockey/artiste ZJ Liquid named his first EP Mobay Son. He was born and raised in St James, where that tourist mecca is located, before relocating to Kingston, 16 years ago. Read More

After 12: AMAs... more than music

Friday, October, 12 2018    

After 12 goes overseas this week to bring you scenes from the American Music Awards, which saw Taylor Swift being named Artiste of the Year ahead of Drake, Ed Sheeran, Imagine Dragons and Post Malone at the fan-voted show, Tuesday night, at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles,... Read More

Benjy Myaz looks to Havana

By Howard Campbell Observer senior reporter | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

For all his travelling as a musician, Benjy Myaz has never been to Cuba which is an hour by aeroplane from Jamaica. He is scheduled to make his first trip there next February as part of the inaugural Dream Cruise: Merritone Memories. Read More

Tiffani's prescription for dance

By Sade Gardner Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

THE world will soon call her the "Doctor that Dances". Tiffani Smith is a first-year medical student at the University of the West Indies and was recently awarded a scholarship to Complexions Academy in New York. She is scheduled to partake in a week-long programme next... Read More

'Jo Jo' Hoo Kim's funeral on Oct 20

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

The thanksgiving service for music producer Joseph “Jo Jo” Hoo Kim takes place on October 20 at Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church in St Andrew, starting at 11:00 am. Read More

Good showing by local acts at Couples

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer Writer | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Couples Negril and Couples Swept Away Anniversary Weekend is a marquee date on the resort chain's calendar and is generally marked with much fanfare. Read More

'Queens' to be lauded

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Well-known and behind-the-scenes female contributors to the entertainment industry will be recognised at the third annual Queen of Reggae Island Honorary Ceremonies (QORIHC) scheduled for the Courtleigh Auditorium in St Andrew on October 28. Read More

It was cool to pop style

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

“Come out and pop style” was the criteria to win $100,000 at the first Campari Pop Style party held last Saturday night. Fancily dressed patrons rolled out in bright colours, unique fits, and their individual style at 876 Terrace Bar and Grill in Kingston, but it was Juven... Read More

Heritage Fest starts Oct 13

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

The Stars R Us show, initially scheduled for Saturday, will now be held on October 20. This is due to a conflict of dates at Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre in St Andrew, where the event is set to be staged. Read More

CHEERS! to the 'Land'

Wednesday, October, 10 2018    

Bokeh Clicks pulled out all the stops to put on its 'UpTop' party Cheers!, assembling the hottest patrons at the Fletchers Land Community Centre on September 30. Party goers enjoyed free food, piercing and tattoos, while liquor deals ran all night. After 12 photog Karl McLarty was in the... Read More


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