Entertainment

Patcha Blacks banks on So Real

Friday, May, 19 2017    

Canada-based dancehall artiste Patcha Blacks is confident that his new single titled So Real , will help him to move his career forward.Released in April by PB Records, the song, he said, has... Read More

Alkaline drops new single

Friday, May, 19 2017    

Alkaline, who is set to debut his clothing line at this year's staging of Caribbean Fashionweek in St Andrew, has released a new single titled Impact.The song is produced by Gego Don Productions. It has received more than 700,000 views since being uploaded to... Read More

OMI's second

Friday, May, 19 2017    

REGGAE singer OMI is currently working on his sophomore album in London, England.Splash caught up with him during a recording session earlier this week.“I'm really loving not only the direction of this album but... Read More

'Magnum' down to Super Six

Friday, May, 19 2017    

The Super Six were showcased on Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall at D'Entrance on Constant Spring last Saturday. Rankin Pumpkin yet again defied the odds to remain in the mix. Bad Gyal Bambi lost her place to the 42-year-old Japanese native to place fourth in the Queens'... Read More

Jah9 readies for US tour

Friday, May, 19 2017    

F emale front-runner of the 'reggae revivial' movement, Jah9 is set to kick off her US West Coast Tour Unafraid on May 28 at the Cali Roots Festival. The tour will make stops in San Diego and Sacramento before... Read More

Bettabest wins music award

Friday, May, 19 2017    

Rising reggae singer Bettabest is upbeat following his recent win in the 2017 Akademia Music Award. He won in the category Best Reggae Song for Lover , which was produced by 9ja Guy Production. Read More

Chris Martin goes acoustic for Apple

Chris Martin | Friday, May, 19 2017    

Singer Christopher Martin will be part of Apple's new in-store Today At Apple series in New York tomorrow. He will perform an acoustic set at the new Williamsburg location in Brooklyn.Also tomorrow, British singer Estelle does a live set at Soho in Manhattan. Read More

Jamaican acts for Cali festival

Friday, May, 19 2017    

The annual music festival Reggae on the River has announced the final line-up for its 2017 edition set for August 3 to 6 at French's Camp in Humboldt County, California, in the United States.Jamaican acts feature heavily in the four-day event. Headliners include... Read More

Bad Royale for EDX show on July 1

Friday, May, 19 2017    

THIS year's EDX show (EDX Touch Down) is scheduled for July 1 at Seventh Harbour on the Palisadoes strip in St Andrew.It will also make its debut in the United States Virgin Islands on June 3 at the Sugar Bay Resort and Spa. Read More

Barrington Strange enjoying resurgence

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, May, 19 2017    

Veteran singer Barrington Strange has been enjoying a career resurgence with his latest single Together Forever. The song, co-produced by the singer and Andrew Sinclair of Small Axe Creations, is on the Strange Records imprint. It recently spent two weeks at number one on the Foundation... Read More

Reggae singer Frankie Paul is dead

Friday, May, 19 2017    

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaican Reggae artiste Frankie Paul died at the University Hospital of West Indies (UHWI) last night.Paul was born in 1965. He was 52 years old.According to his sister, Trish Clarke, he died shortly after 10:00... Read More

Adahzeh, friends fete moms

By Rory Daley Observer writer | Thursday, May, 18 2017    

IT was a delightful Mothers' Day evening at the Stella Maris Conference Centre in St Andrew on Sunday as the all-female band Adahzeh and several special guests provided rousing musical entertainment.The event was dubbed Cheers to Mama. Read More

Yardie's action begins summer

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, May, 18 2017    

PRODUCTION on Yardie, the directorial debut by British actor Idris Elba, is expected to commence this summer.At least three local actors are set to feature in this production. Actress-on-the-rise Shantol Jackson, who just wrapped on stage in... Read More

Nooks's bail extends to June 28

Thursday, May, 18 2017    

Popular entertainer George Nooks had his bail extended until June 28, when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way-Tree yesterday.The singer's attorney, Tom Tavares-Finson, raised concerns in regards... Read More

14 vie for Ms Universe JA North East crown

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Thursday, May, 18 2017    

Pageant season has officially kicked off with the selection of 14 girls who will compete for the coveted crown of Miss Universe Jamaica North East 2017.The finalists were unveiled and sashed by their respective sponsors at the... Read More



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