Great sets at Tracks Live

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Saturday, September, 28 2019    

AFTER taking an eight-year break from live shows, Gary Matalon, CEO of the KLE Group Limited, is pleased with the support received at Thursday's 'Tracks Live Sessions'. Read More

Second time around for D Major

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, September, 27 2019    

SINGER D Major is eyeing next year to release his second album. The project, which is at an advanced stage of production, is yet to be titled. “We are looking at releasing the album some time next year, and it will showcase my growth as an artiste,” said D Major. Read More

Rose promotes J'can Ska

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, September, 27 2019    

ONE of Michael Rose's earliest musical memories is of his parents listening to ska in the early 1960s. Though fans identify him with Black Uhuru and roots-reggae, seeing the popularity of 'Jamaican jazz' around the world made him appreciate the sound even more. Read More

Foolish Advice gets warm reception

Friday, September, 27 2019    

After an encouraging turnout for its September 22 premiere, director/writer Stefan Whyte is looking at Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach as locations for the next showing of his film, Foolish Advice. Read More

Levy in good health, says son

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer | Friday, September, 27 2019    

Nerro Levy, son of Barrington Levy, has dismissed rumours that his father suffered a stroke.Speaking to the Jamaica Observer's Splash yesterday afternoon, the younger Levy said the singer is in good health. Read More

Craigy T cries foul

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, September, 27 2019    

THE manner in which security forces execute the Noise Abatement Act is being questioned by one member of the entertainment fraternity. Read More

Sativa D Black gets Canadian Award

Friday, September, 27 2019    

For a second-consecutive year, roots-reggae recording artiste Sativa D Black 1 and manager, Charmaine Bailey-Smith, have copped awards at the Youth In Progress Awards in Canada. Read More

Zagga takes on Bad and Hungry

Friday, September, 27 2019    

Zagga focuses on social issues such as hunger and violence on Bad And Hungry , his latest song, which is produced by Amini Music. Read More

Lanae: Look at home too

Friday, September, 27 2019    

CHARITY begins at home, says on-the-rise singjay Lanae. Read More

Inclement weather cancels PAN outing

Friday, September, 27 2019    

TOMORROW'S staging of PAN 2019 Regional 2 at Independence Park, Black River in St Elizabeth, has been cancelled due to forecasts of lightning and thunderstorms. Read More

Omi strikes in Europe

Thursday, September, 26 2019    

OMI has scored a hit song in Europe, four years after his blockbuster hit, Cheerleader. He is featured on Jambo, a song by Italian singer Giusy Ferreri which has done well in Italy and Sweden.Jambo is produced by Italians Takaqi and Ketra. Read More

Scratch continues to reign

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, September, 26 2019    

AT 83 the enigmatic Lee “Scratch” Perry appears to have no intentions of slowing down. Read More

Straight ahead for South

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Thursday, September, 26 2019    

Not even experienced actors are immune to opening night nerves. For neophyte Shak-Quera South, it was like walking on pins and needles when she made her major theatre debut in writer Patrick Brown's Straight Jacket in... Read More

Haul and pull up!

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Thursday, September, 26 2019    

THERE appears to be light at the end of the tunnel for party promoters involved in the No Music, No Vote campaign. National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang has promised to “ease up” on the time cap for events. Read More

Popcaan sets record straight

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer | Wednesday, September, 25 2019    

POPCAAN has denied claims by radio station BBC 1Xtra , that he will be unable to perform on an October 1 concert in the United Kingdom due to “travel issues”. Read More


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