Tough act to follow

American music industry veteran Brian Greenspoon was among the thousands of anticipants who rolled into the National Stadium in Kingston on March 16 to see Buju Banton at his Long Walk to Freedom comeback concert. Like most people who attended, he was blown away by the Grammy winner's... Read More

A warrior in Lipstyck
While going through a career lull, singjay Lipstyck endured mounting frustration that soon gave way to a burst of inspiration, which resulted in Unstoppable Warrior, her latest song.... Read More

Back to Africa with Shango
The phenomenal success of the film Black Panther, which was released in February of last year and reeled in a staggering US$1.3 billion at the box office worldwide, will undoubtedly have an effect on the sensibilities of audiences, particularly those of African extraction, and their...... Read More

Shenseea does the British link-up
Shenseea has teamed up with British DJ/record producer and musician Naughty Boy on the song Undo, which was released last Friday by Virgin EMI. It also features Callum Scott, who finished sixth in the Britain's Got Talent contest for...... Read More

'Jesus' comes in Easter

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, March, 26 2019    

JESUS Christ Superstar, the stellar 1970 rock opera movie and Broadway hit, is slated for Jamaica during the Easter season. Read More

Veteran reggae guitarist 'Bo Pee' Bowen is dead

Tuesday, March, 26 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Guitarist Winston “Bo Pee” Bowen, a stalwart musician who worked with reggae music's elite artistes, died here today at age 62. Read More

Whylie, Requa, Gloudon to be lauded

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter | Monday, March, 25 2019    

Three stalwarts of the Jamaican theatre, Marjorie Whylie, Barbara Requa and Barbara Gloudon are to be honoured at this year's staging of the Women in Theatre Festival to be held at from April 8-14. Read More

Samory I links with Winta

Monday, March, 25 2019    

Singer Samory I's second album, tentatively scheduled for release late this year, will be produced by Phillip “Winta” James. It is the follow-up to 2017's Black Gold which was produced by Rory “Stone Love” Gilligan. Read More

Roma, a winner at UWI

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Monday, March, 25 2019    

Ambassador of Mexico to Jamaica Juan Gonzales Mijares said he was pleased with the vast support at the premiere of Roma (2018). Read More

Rre goes 'Crazy'

Monday, March, 25 2019    

Sultry singjay Rre teams up with Trigga Happy Productions from Germany for the song, Crazy. On it Rre, known for her collaborations with high-rollers like Mavado, Devin Di Dakta and Sizzla, bares her soul about a love gone wrong. Read More

Ce'Cile creates Music + Magic

Monday, March, 25 2019    

AFTER a three-year wait, Ce'cile will release her sixth studio album titled Music + Magic on Friday. The set is a follow-up to her 2016 effort, Diary of a Journey. Read More

Sean Paul, Alicia Keyes collab coming

Sunday, March, 24 2019    

Grammy-winning Jamaican act Sean Paul has for years wanted to collaborate with R&B sensation Alicia Keys, and that wish may finally be coming true. Read More

Film is big business

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 24 2019    

A call is being made for more private sector investment in the creative industry, particularly film, in order for the sector to reach full potential. That perspective was shared by film commissioner and head of the film, animation and music unit at Jampro, Renee... Read More

Robertha seeks musical breakthrough

Sunday, March, 24 2019    

Passionate about the ability of her music to heal minds across the world, singer Robertha has released the single I Shall Not Be Moved, aimed at teaching listeners to stand firm in the face of adversity. Read More

Sprinter bolts into cinemas

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 24 2019    

 Local audiences will soon have the opportunity to view the local film Sprinter. Read More


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