'JT' hails Walt Crooks

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

JUNIOR “JT” Tucker tipped his hat to late Montego Bay business and entertainment titan Walt Crooks, who passed away on the weekend. Read More

Patoranking's Salute

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Tuesday, January, 8 2019    

NIGERIA is a long way from Jamaica. But Patoranking believes the music of both countries are connected spiritually. Read More

Lexii hunts big break

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer | Tuesday, January, 8 2019    

On-the-rise dancehall deejay Lexii aspires to become one of Jamaica's top acts. The 15-year-old is intent on making her name with hardcore lyrics. Read More

Jamaican's story gets gold

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Tuesday, January, 8 2019    

Green Book, the comedy drama about Jamaican-born classical pianist Dr Don Shirley, was one of the big winners at Sunday's Golden Globes in Los Angeles. The film took home three trophies from its five nominations. Read More

Act deliver at Park's anniversary party

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Monday, January, 7 2019    

Lloyd Parks and his We The People Band threw a 44th anniversary party last Saturday, and a solid turnout of fans helped them celebrate at the Mas Camp in St Andrew. Read More

Sutherland puts autism in spotlight

Monday, January, 7 2019    

A self-described “visionary storyteller”, film-maker Stacy-Ann Sutherland wanted to focus on an issue of national concern for her first major solo project. Read More

MoBay's Walt Crooks is dead

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, January, 7 2019    

Walt Crooks, a pivotal figure in Montego Bay commerce and entertainment, died in the resort city last Friday at age 69.No official cause of death has been announced. Read More

Is Buju performing at Rebel Salute?

Sunday, January, 6 2019    

Will ace deejay Buju Banton perform at the 2019 staging of Rebel Salute? Read More

Jamaica Youth Chorale's encore

Sunday, January, 6 2019    

During the Christmas season the award-winning Jamaica Youth Chorale thrilled audiences with Lux Aeterna, its holiday special which celebrated the choir's 10 anniversary of music and imagination. Read More

It's complicated

Sunday, January, 6 2019    

Jamaican-born, poet and LGBTQ activist Staceyann Chin is weighing in on the legacy of ace deejay Buju Banton who was recently released from a United States prison on drug trafficking charges. Read More

Portmore Music Fest excites

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Saturday, January, 5 2019    

WITH the absence of the annual dancehall stage show Sting, residents of Portmore have craved for an event that would satisfy their entertainment needs.Portmore Music Fest, which started in 2016, has since filled the void. Read More

Funfest was fun

Saturday, January, 5 2019    

The New Year's Day edition of Funfest, held at Hope Gardens in St Andrew, was a huge success. Read More

Dillgin waters the Money Tree

Saturday, January, 5 2019    

Reggae singer Dillgin has confirmed that he will be doing an official album release party for his Money Tree EP in Jamaica on February 13 in Kingston. Read More

Warrior King drops Power to Chant video

Saturday, January, 5 2019    

IN 2002, singer Warrior King released the album Virtuous Woman on VP Records. The set, which peaked at number nine on the Billboard Reggae Album chart, features the song Power to... Read More

Epesword keeps it real

Saturday, January, 5 2019    

With last year being singjay Epesword's 20th year in the music business, one would have thought celebrations were in order. But 2018 was a rebuilding process, something the 38-year-old artiste is familiar with. Read More


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