Jamaica Observer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/ JamaicaObserver.com, the most concise and in-depth website for news coverage on Jamaica and the Caribbean. Updated daily 7 days a week, 24 hours a day en-us copyright Jamaica Observer, 2011 Black clique-ism http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/writing-the-wrongs-black-cliqueism And that's exactly what I'd like to talk about - Oreos - not the actual snack but the term we've coined in relation to black people who don't seem to 'know they're black' or somehow missed the Being Black memo that was posted in the group chat. The more I think about it is the more I realise that this is a term that either needs to be done away with entirely or ought to be addressed and used with the utmost care and precision. Teenage Tue, 31 May 2016 13:03:41 GMT Spice collaborates with Kid Ink and Jeremih on new track http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Spice-on-a-Kid-Ink-and-Jeremih-track The latest international artistes to jump on the dancehall trend include hip hop artistes Kid Ink and Jeremih, as the two collaborated on a track called Nasty that featured Jamaica's very own Spice. Teenage Tue, 31 May 2016 12:54:06 GMT Zlatan to Man U? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Transfer-Roundup-300516 1.  Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Manchester United  Teenage Mon, 30 May 2016 15:16:44 GMT Kylie and Kendall are authors http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Kylie-and-Kendall-are-authors Kendall and her little sister Kylie are credited as the writers of an epic sci-fi tale of twin sisters living in a sort of dystopia. Despite the whispers of there being a ghost writer involved, Rebels: City of Indra seemed to do well enough such that a sequel is in the works. Teenage Mon, 30 May 2016 14:51:40 GMT Champions League team of the season http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/CL-2016-team-of-the-season Keylor Navas – Real Madrid Teenage Sun, 29 May 2016 11:33:58 GMT Tracing the pop history of male crop tops http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Tracing-the-pop-history-of-male-crop-tops Yes readers, you have read right, male crop tops. These are shirts that are made to highlight the male midriff - their abdominal area. Many unusual trends in male fashion has emerged over the years from ranging from harem pants to thigh shorts, but the emergence of male crop tops undoubtedly tops the list of ‘unique’ men’s wear. Teenage Fri, 27 May 2016 11:09:34 GMT Preview for the Champions League final 2016 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Champions-League-Final-Preview-2016 Out of the two teams, Atletico Madrid appears to have had the more outstanding campaign especially in the latter stages. It was Atletico Madrid that knocked out the defending champions Barcelona in the quarter finals. Atletico Madrid also stomped on German giants Bayern Munich, knocking them out of the semi finals even though Bayern dominated possession. At the same time, Real Madrid did not have to play tough teams leading up to the finals so they probably wouldn't have been overexerting themselves. None of the teams had a perfect run as Real Madrid hiccuped against Wolfsburg in the first leg of the quarter finals while Atletico Madrid lost to Bayern Munich in the second leg of the semi finals.  Teenage Fri, 27 May 2016 10:46:25 GMT Mourinho signs for United http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Mourinho-signs-for-United According to Sky Sports, the Portuguese becomes United's third manager in as many years after the charismatic yet controversial coach put pen to paper to take over from Louis Van Gaal who was sacked earlier this week.  Teenage Thu, 26 May 2016 12:46:20 GMT ColourPop Ultra Matte Lip review http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/ColourPop-Ultra-Matte-Lip-review How to apply? Teenage Thu, 26 May 2016 11:42:46 GMT MOVEMENTS - St Mary (Castleton Botanical Gardens & Castleton River) http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Movements---St-Mary Our whole experience began the minute we landed in the parish. We witnessed the realness of the life and power of Mother Nature, in the way the lush greenery greeted us, and travelled with us all the way to Castleton. Teenage Thu, 26 May 2016 04:35:16 GMT Jay Z responds to Lemonade on new verse http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Jay-Z-Lemonade-response Jay Z opens his verse with plenty of bravado, "You know you made it when the fact your marriage made it is worth millions" and even shouts out his wife Bey by saying "Lemonade is a popular drink and it still is". The latter is an obvious reference to how well the record has been doing internationally. Teenage Wed, 25 May 2016 14:19:43 GMT Kim K says she's over contouring http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Kim-K-says-shes-over-contouring The reality star and trendsetter announced at the staging of the Vogue Festival a few days ago that she's more or less done with the makeup fad of contouring, saying, "I think right now it's more about nontouring, like real skin with less make-up." Teenage Wed, 25 May 2016 12:23:12 GMT Dre Island, Feluke rock Chanters' Playfield http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Dre-Island-Feluke-rock-Chanters-Playfield --- Teenage Wed, 25 May 2016 12:10:30 GMT Africa is not my motherland http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Writing-the-wrongs-Africa-Is-Not-My-Motherland A TEEN tries to write some of the wrongs we learned when we were younger... Teenage Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:34 GMT Prince Marni responds to alleged Lincoln3Dot feud http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Prince-Marni-responds-to-alleged-Lincoln3Dot-feud Marni, and his brother 'Gyalisinparis' this morning responded to comments by Lincoln3Dot about vloggers wearing wigs and dresses and "promoting man a act like gyal' in a video imitating Popcaan's rebuke of Mr Vegas. Since then fans of the brothers and fans of Lincoln3Dot have been making hostile comments towards each other on social media. Teenage Tue, 24 May 2016 19:07:16 GMT Jamaican Leon Bailey earns Young Player of the Season http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Jamaican-Leon-Bailey-named-Belgian-Pro-League-Young-Player-Of-The-Season The skilful winger scored six goals and had nine assists last season and was duly rewarded with the prestigious prize following the conclusion of the Belgian Pro League. Teenage Tue, 24 May 2016 13:03:37 GMT Heated war ongoing between Jamaican vloggers http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Heated-war-ongoing-between-Jamaican-vloggers The videos doing the rounds on popular sites Facebook and Instagram have attracted great attention, gaining over 40K views in the last 24 hours. Teenage Tue, 24 May 2016 08:56:07 GMT Nestlé Needs YOUth http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Nestl--Needs-YOUth --- Teenage Mon, 23 May 2016 15:06:37 GMT Jamaica National celebrates its ambassadors http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/JN-celebrates-ambassadors The event saw the 29 JN WAY Ambassadors receiving certificates of participation for their role as Jamaica National youth ambassadors for the year 2015/2016. However, some took home special awards, including Team Player of the Year, Marketer of the Year and the coveted General Manager’s Award for Exceptional JN WAY Ambassador of the Year. Teenage Mon, 23 May 2016 14:44:05 GMT Heart in the ART: acoustics and artwork  http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Heart-in-the-Art Chasers Cafe was the stop for everyone yesterday, May 22. Teenage Mon, 23 May 2016 13:00:49 GMT Popcaan and Drake vs Mr Vegas http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Popcaan-and-Drake-vs-Mr-Vegas Then Drake himself threw a little shade via an Instagram caption: "Had to done off Vegas...Y fi di heads high" referencing Mr. Vegas' most known song. Teenage Sun, 22 May 2016 11:59:25 GMT Quite Viral episode 32 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/quite-viral-episode-32 Teenage Sat, 21 May 2016 13:23:53 GMT Art events to look forward to this summer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/ART-events-to-look-forward-to-this-summer MAY 21 - ARTISTIC DIMENSIONS 2016 Teenage Fri, 20 May 2016 17:29:08 GMT Health tips for the summer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/health-tips-for-the-summer 1)      Food Teenage Thu, 19 May 2016 13:14:06 GMT Instagram new logo a mistake? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/teenage/Instagram-new-logo-a-mistake As is the case with anything, once you get used to how something looks and operates it is often difficult to accept any changes with it. Teenage Thu, 19 May 2016 12:49:28 GMT