Exodus on this evening

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Friday, September, 28 2018    

The Twelve Tribes of Israel is bridging the gap between education and entertainment through a monthly series called Exodus, held every last Friday at its headquarters on Hope Road in Kingston. Read More

'Miss Sandals' on tonight

Friday, September, 28 2018    

ALL is set for this evening's grand coronation of Miss Sandals Flagship 2018 at Sandals Montego Bay's Conference Centre in St James. Starting time is 8:00 pm.The event, organised by the Sandals Montego Bay Sports and Social Club, is open to the public. Read More

Dance with a different complexion

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, September, 27 2018    

Dancer Faybian Grizzle's enthusiasm could not go unnoticed as he spoke to the Jamaica Observer about his recent scholarship to Complexions Academy in New York. The 22-year-old is among a select group who impressed the Complexions Contemporary Ballet Company when it... Read More

Singjay Ronnie Thwaites arrested

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, September, 27 2018    

Embattled singjay Ronnie Thwaites has been arrested and charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon. The artiste, whose given name is Ronald Brown, was detained on Monday after New York City (NYC) police listed him as wanted for assault and stabbing. Read More

Sly's drum roll for 'Joe Joe'

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

MASTER drummer Sly Dunbar has added his condolences to the family of Channel One recording studio boss Joseph “Joe Joe” Hoo Kim, who died on September 20 from liver cancer in New York. Read More

MOBOs on hold

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, September, 27 2018    

THE British Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards will not be held this year. Organisers have put the popular event on hold to “revamp the ceremony for 2019”. Read More

Marley's ambush ReMastered

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

The assassination attempt on Bob Marley's life in December 1976 is part of an eight-part series called ReMastered, set to air on Netflix October 12. Read More

Conkarah blooms with Cherrytree's Riddim

Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

CONKARAH'S latest song, Up Jump Di Riddim, i s currently in the Top 40 of the iTunes Reggae Chart, and in Apple Music's A-List Reggae. Read More

Swagg Ras and Latoya

Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

People who know Swagg Ras and Latoya are aware that when they throw a party you can expect only the best. And so it was on Saturday, September 22 at Silver Sky Plaza on Orange Street, downtown Kingston. Of course, Sound Govament, DJ Unknown and Bad Tuff were on turntable duty, and... Read More

Martin promises Signature set

Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

CHRISTOPHER Martin and D Major are the featured acts on live music series Appleton Signature Nights scheduled for Gunagos in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland, tomorrow.Showtime is slated for a 9:00 pm start. Read More

Tosh tribute next month

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, September, 26 2018    

LUCIANO, Etana, Freddie McGregor and Jesse Royal are confirmed for the third annual Peter Tosh Music Festival next month. The tribute unfolds at Peter Tosh Museum in Kingston on October 20, one of four days dedicated to honour the singer whose birthday falls on October... Read More

'Here I Come'

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Tuesday, September, 25 2018    

Dennis Brown, who died in 1999, never made the Billboard Reggae Album Chart when he was alive. He did so for the first time in 2010 with The Crown Prince of Reggae: Singles (1972-1985) Reggae Anthology , which entered... Read More

Singjay Ronnie Thwaites wanted

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, September, 25 2018    

Veteran singjay Ronnie Thwaites is being sought by the New York City (NYC) police for assault and stabbing. According to a report from NYC's 47 Precinct, the 51-year-old (whose given name is Ronald Brown) artiste “intentionally stabbed and... Read More

Talking dancehall with Lenky Marsden

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Tuesday, September, 25 2018    

A s someone got into music seriously during dancehall's digital age of the 1980s, keyboardist Steven “Lenky” Marsden has always looked to expand the genre's boundaries. He continues that trend with Self Taught... Read More

Sharing great Memories with Bob Clarke

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, September, 25 2018    

FOR many Jamaicans, the name Walter Charles Clarke bears no significance. But say “Bob Clarke” and descriptions of a smooth-talking radio jock with a love for Jamaican vintage music come flooding. Read More


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