Entertainment

Shocking Murray pays tribute to Garvey

Tuesday, August, 13 2019    

SHOCKING Murray pays homage to national hero Marcus Garvey on his latest single Reality Curfew .The song, produced by Errol Harvey, was released on July 22 on the Sinkle Bible label. Read More

Honour of a Lifetime

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer | Tuesday, August, 13 2019    

Professor Edward Baugh received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to language and literature at the ninth Jamaica Poetry Festival. The event, organised by dub poet Yasus Afari, was held Sunday evening at the Louis Bennett Garden Theatre on Hope Road in... Read More

Ifrica got it wrong, says Gov't Senator

Monday, August, 12 2019    

GOVERNMENT Senator Matthew Samuda says Queen Ifrica misinterpreted comments he made about her and her Cockpit Country stance. Read More

Notnice goes for gold

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer Writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, August, 12 2019    

Music producer Notnice believes he has the golden touch on his new album, Kyng Midas. Read More

Frassman Brilliant gets mellow on My Eyes

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Monday, August, 12 2019    

Frassman Brilliant is known for hardcore lyrics, most of which address social issues. But he gets mellow with My Eyes, his latest song, done on the Sweet Reggae Music rhythm. Read More

Vershon's manager says sorry

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Monday, August, 12 2019    

Shuzzr Smith, public relations (PR) manager of singjay Vershon, is withdrawing statements about the artiste being barred from Bermuda and has quit. Read More

New chapter for Jakes

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, August, 12 2019    

The Jamaica Observer presents the first in a series on entertainment figures whose contributions have been acknowledged in this year's National Honours and Awards.  Read More

NDTC gets it right

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 11 2019    

The National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) has for a number of year been stressing its mantra of renewal and continuity. Read More

Confessions of a j'ouvert virgin

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 11 2019    

I lost my virginity courtesy of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc...my j'ouvert virginity that is. Let me explain. Read More

Multi-million budget reaps results for Crop Over

Sunday, August, 11 2019    

It has taken a BDS$6-million-budget (US$3 million) to stage this year's Crop Over festival in Barbados, which concluded last Monday. Read More

Finding Miss Lou

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Sunday, August, 11 2019    

Amina Blackwood-Meeks, an authority on oral history in Jamaica, says more should be done to teach Jamaica's youth about legendary folklorist Louise “Miss Lou” Bennett-Coverley. Read More

'Sneakerz and Jeans' gives back

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Saturday, August, 10 2019    

 Promoters of Sneakerz and Jeanz stayed true to their words by lending a helping hand to the Herring Lane Early Childhood Institution. Read More

DJ Celcius drops Summa anthem

Saturday, August, 10 2019    

IT'S the dream of most pop artistes to have a summer hit song. DJ Celcius is among the ambitious, and he hopes to score big with Summa Pon Mi. Read More

Yesterday: Best of the 90s rocks Mas Camp

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, August, 10 2019    

There were several options over the Independence weekend, but Yesterday: Best of the 90s (pre-Independence edition) was one of those event that attracted a huge turnout. Read More

Wav set to create waves

Saturday, August, 10 2019    

US-based producer Wav is pleased with the feedback to his latest rhythm project, the Generation Z, released on August 2. Read More



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