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. Read more

Entertainment

Wayne Wonder puts signature on series

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, December, 2 2019    

Wayne Wonder, 90s dancehall sensation, proved he's still a hot commodity after putting down a strong hour-long set at the Appleton Estate Signature Nights held at Peppa Thyme Restaurant on Constant Spring Road, St Andrew, last Thursday. Read More

Songwriter Irving Burgie is dead

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Monday, December, 2 2019    

Songwriter Irving Burgie died in his native New York on November 29, at age 95. Though not an household name in the Caribbean, he wrote a number of standards that identified with the region, including Day-O, Jamaica Farewell and Island in The Sun. Read More

Kalleem London is extraterrestrial

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Monday, December, 2 2019    

Deejay/rapper Kalleem London looks to take his career to new heights with Extraterrestrial, his latest song. Produced by El Seis Dios, it was released in September. Read More

Spice adds voice to debate

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, December, 2 2019    

Dancehall entertainer Spice says the current enforcement of the Noise Abatement Act is a negative blow against dancehall culture and its economic spin-offs. Read More

NDTC shares its music

Sunday, December, 1 2019    

For over a half a century the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) has become known for its contribution to the artistic life of post-independent Jamaica. Read More

The AIDS journey continues

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, December, 1 2019    

SINGER JoJo Mac had no hesitation to record Dumb Luck when co-writers Roger Meltzer and Ardie Wallace presented it to her last summer. Released in October, the song addresses the dangers of unprotected intercourse. Read More

Gabrielle Union speaks out amid reports she's off

Sunday, December, 1 2019    

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gabrielle Union thanked supporters for defending her amid reports that she was fired from America's Got Talent (AGT) after complaining about racism and other alleged on-set issues. Read More

Craigy T heads to Costa Rica

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 1 2019    

Craig “Craigy T” Thompson, former member of the dancehall quartet TOK now turned solo artiste, has taken to the road to promote the lead tracks for his album 1 with a performance in San Pedro, Costa Rica last Friday. Read More

When dancehall became responsible

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 1 2019    

Ragamuffin, don't be silly, put some rubbers pon unuh willyAIDS a go 'round and we don' waan catch itRude bwoy, don't be silly, rubbers pon unuh willyAIDS a go 'round and we don' waan catch it Read More

Disputing harassment claims, Domingo says he's a gentleman

Sunday, December, 1 2019    

MADRID (AP) — Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him, saying he has always behaved like a gentleman but that “gallant gestures are viewed differently nowadays”. Read More

No bail for Briggy

By Brian Bonito Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, November, 30 2019    

VETERAN dancehall deejay Brigadier Jerry was unable to post bail when he appeared in the Waterbury Superior Court in Connecticut, USA, on Wednesday. His bail was set at a whopping US$250,000. Read More

'Restoration' hits hurdle

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Saturday, November, 30 2019    

DESPITE being hit by an event cancellation, poor turnout, and inability to raise the target for Hurricane Dorian victims, organiser of charity concert series Restoration For Bahamas — Delroy Escoffery, felt he did the right thing. Read More

Cabana Beach Daze was a hit

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer writer | Saturday, November, 30 2019    

CABANA Beach Daze took over Pearly Beach in Ocho Rios, St Ann, last Sunday, much to the delight of patrons attending the event.As customary, the party series brought its inducing ambiance and some of Jamaica's top-flight selectors. Read More

Inches brings cool vibe to Sunshine City

BY KEVIN JACKSON THE sweltering temperatures which inundated the Sunshine City of Portmore in St Catherine all summer, had to take a back seat to t | Saturday, November, 30 2019    

THE sweltering temperatures which inundated the Sunshine City of Portmore in St Catherine all summer, had to take a back seat to the vibes at Inches Streets Cooler Fete last Sunday. Read More

Flippa Mafia aces diploma

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Saturday, November, 30 2019    

Incarcerated dancehall deejay Flippa Mafia has completed his high school diploma behind bars.The entertainer, whose given name is Andrew Davis, made the revelation on popular social media platform Instagram on Tuesday with a photo of the certificate. The new... Read More



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