24-y-o UWI student crowned Miss Portland Festival Queen 2019

Sunday, June, 9 2019    

PORTLAND, Jamaica — Twenty-four-year-old University of the West Indies law student Elieza White was on Saturday night crowned Miss Portland Festival Queen 2019. White adjudged ahead of seven other contestants also walked away with two sectional prizes. Read More

Mason bares his 'Soulz'

Saturday, June, 8 2019    

AFTER living in Japan for 30 years, Mason Di Emperor decided last year to return to Jamaica and start a reggae band. Read More

Sneakerz & Jeans does it for charity

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Saturday, June, 8 2019    

FOR one school, changes have begun thanks to party promoter Junior Richards. Read More

Booba aims for the stars

Saturday, June, 8 2019    

Booba Starr is pleased with the great response to his mento-inspired single Long-go-lala. Read More

Daddy 1 set for Sumfest

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer Writer | Saturday, June, 8 2019    

Member of the 6ix, Daddy 1, say he is set to make an appearance on this year's Reggae Sumfest stage with his team. The 6ix is slated to bring the curtains down on Dancehall Night One scheduled for July 19. Read More

Patrons let loose at Footloose

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, June, 8 2019    

Last Saturday's staging of Stone's Footloose retro party was another blockbuster affair.Patrons began filing into Mas Camp in St Andrew after 11:00 pm, all set to have a great time. Read More

Rushell Malcolm following her passion

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer | Friday, June, 7 2019    

Hailing from Montego Bay, Rushell Malcolm is balancing a legal career and her passion for dance. Read More

Ricky Benz goes from Downtown to Uptown

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, June, 7 2019    

He is not well known in Jamaica, but dancehall/reggae artiste Ricky Benz has been steadily making strides in Europe. Based in Stockholm, Sweden, the singjay released the album, From Downtown to Uptown, in April on Ants Nest Production/Hights Production. Read More

Top acts for Denbigh gospel show

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Friday, June, 7 2019    

The Hi-Pro Denbigh Gospel Extravaganza, a highlight of the three-day Denbigh Agricultural Show, will field another strong line-up this year. Marion Hall, Jermaine Edwards, Carlene Davis, Ryan Mark, Lubert Levy, Jabez and Sister Marie have been confirmed for the August 4 event. Read More

Nigma back in the saddle

Friday, June, 7 2019    

St Catherine-born singjay Nigma Watson knows the heartbreak and setback that gun violence can have on everyday life. Read More

Kemar sizzles with the sauce

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Friday, June, 7 2019    

A career in music was the furthest from Kemar Highcon's mind when he pursued studies in criminal justice at the University of Phoenix in Arizona. After six years of toil, his choice for music has finally paid dividends. Read More

Sajay returns with new track

Friday, June, 7 2019    

Sajay is racking up the promotion behind her latest single No Use, released on the Yellow Moon Records label in May. Read More

After 12: Kimmy goes to the Whitehouse

Friday, June, 7 2019    

Well-known liquor store operator, Kimmy, made a play on the wife of the world's most powerful man by naming her dance 'Mrs Trump, 1st Lady of the Whitehouse' but dictated that “only hardcore dancehall girl songs” were to be played for the massive who turned... Read More

Khamara does it for St Catherine

BY BASIL WALTERS Observer writer | Friday, June, 7 2019    

Khamara Wright, the 2019 Miss St Catherine Festival Queen, is an aspiring nutritionist who wants to guide Jamaicans to healthy eating. She was crowned last Sunday at Eltham High School in Spanish Town. Read More

Sherlette Black covers classic

Friday, June, 7 2019    

In 2015, Sherlette “Princess” Black finished third in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's Festival Song Competition with Sweet Festival. Read More


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