Miss Global reaches out

Organiser of the Miss Global International pageant, Neelam Ramchandani, believes this year's competition will help boost Jamaica's tourism product. Read More

Spice is now 'Reality Royalty'
Dancehall artiste Spice added a film award to her accolades Sunday. Along with three cast-mates from the hit reality series Love and Hip Hop Atlanta , she won Best Reality Royalty at the MTV Movie and TV Awards.... Read More

Jermaine Michaels encourages perseverance
Former Digicel Rising Stars contestant Jermaine Michaels is getting a major boost with his reggae-flavoured single Am a Soldier , released on May 23 on the Big Dreams Production label.... Read More

Big moves on Billboard
Philadelphia-based band, The Movement, earns its third chart-topper on this week's Billboard Reggae Albums Chart, with their seventh studio effort, Ways of The World .... Read More

Raptors anthem

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Wednesday, June, 19 2019    

IN late May when the Toronto Raptors defeated the Milwaukee Bucks to make the NBA finals against champions Golden State Warriors, Jamaican deejay General Genius was confident they would become the first Canadian franchise to win basketball's storied championship. Read More

CFW gets thumbs up

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, June, 18 2019    

Organisers of Caribbean Fashionweek (CFW) are claiming success with this year's staging, which closed at Villa Ronai in St Andrew on Sunday night. Read More

Mr Chumps looks to Sumfest

Tuesday, June, 18 2019    

Montego Bay-based deejay Mr Chumps plans to give a memorable performance at this year's Reggae Sumfest at Catherine Hall Entertainment Centre in St James. Read More

Munga's wait continues

Tuesday, June, 18 2019    

 The wait continues for dancehall artiste Munga Honorable, as his trial has been pushed back to November 5. Read More

Final battle heats up

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Monday, June, 17 2019    

Argentinian music producer Hernon Sforzini plans to step up promotion for his all-star album, Sly and Robbie vs The Roots Radics: The Final Battle, this month. The set contains songs by top reggae singers backed by the Taxi Gang and Roots Radics Band. Read More

Musician Conroy Cooper is dead

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 17 2019    

Seventy - four year-old musician Conroy Cooper was found dead at his Kingston apartment on Friday evening. Read More

Brittny is in season

Monday, June, 17 2019    

Brittny is optimistic ahead of Friday's release of Cuffin Season.She celebrated the upcoming single at a release party held at Chillin' Restaurant and Bar at Hope Gardens in St Andrew, last Monday. Read More

Etana puts show on road

Monday, June, 17 2019    

Etana is scheduled to head off to Paris, France, today to begin the European leg of her Reggae Forever world tour. The jaunt, which started on April 16 in the United States, is expected to end on August 25 in The United Kingdom. Read More


BY AaLIYaH CUNNINGHaM Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, June, 17 2019    

CARIBBEAN Fashionweek (CFW) night one featured an impressive showing of textures, tones and creations by designers spanning the Caribbean to Lagos, Nigeria.It was held at Villa Ronai in Stony Hill, St Andrew, on Saturday night. Read More

Bobby Bigga 5 gets his day

Monday, June, 17 2019    

Bobby Bigga 5 is pleased with the feedback to his message-based Day One and its accompanying video.The visuals for the single was released a few months ago, while the song was done in January. Read More

Africa awaits

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, June, 16 2019    

This year's staging of Caribbean Fashionweek (CFW) combines the creative talents of designers from Jamaica and the wider Caribbean, as well as their counterparts from Africa, particularly Nigeria. This new dimension is part of the new thrust by Pulse, the local model... Read More


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