Popcaan gets US nod

BY SIMONE MORGAN-LINDO Observer reporter | Thursday, July, 20 2017    

POPCAAN is billed to make his debut performance in United States this summer. Read More

Reggae Sumfest moves into high gear tomorrow

Thursday, July, 20 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - The week-long staging of Reggae Sumfest moves into high gear tomorrow night with the first of two live shows at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Centre, featuring a galaxy of dancehall stars. Read More

Linkin Park singer Bennington dead in apparent suicide

Thursday, July, 20 2017    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who overcame a troubled childhood to top the charts with an angry but melodic brand of metal, was found dead Thursday in an apparent suicide. He was 41. Read More

Beach party kicks off Reggae Sumfest

Wednesday, July, 19 2017    

REGGAE Sumfest 25 got off to a sizzling start as the Beach Party at Tropical Bliss on Sunday, July 16. Dubbed 'The Adult Playground' the theme was well received as patrons danced and vibed to the sounds of Coppershot's Marc Chin and Cutty, Chris Dymond, Team Shella and Montego Bay's... Read More

Orisha Sound now a duo

Wednesday, July, 19 2017    

NORWEGIAN-born, Jamaica-based reggae singer Orisha Sound has teamed up with producer/musician Sheldon 'Shel-K' Williams to form a duo. Read More

Sly and Robbie: The Riddim Twins

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, July, 19 2017    

This is the 37th in our daily entertainment series highlighting 55 Jamaicans who broke down barriers and helped put the country on the world stage. Each day one personality will be featured, culminating Independence Day, August 6.  Read More

Big boost for Ochi Seafood Fest

Wednesday, July, 19 2017    

Organisers of the annual Ocho Rios Seafood Festival and Family Fun Day have been given a major boost with Jamaica Public Service (JPS) coming on board.The event is scheduled for Turtle River Park on Emancipation Day, Tuesday, August 1. Read More

Dance-off on Aug 4

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Wednesday, July, 19 2017    

All is set for the finals of the World Reggae Dance Championship, Jamaica's premier international dancehall and reggae dance competition, which will climax at the National Arena in St Andrew on August 4. Read More

After 12: Wata Invasion

Wednesday, July, 19 2017    

Miss Val's Lawn, Barbican Road, was soaked on July 1. The summer's heat was intense, but party promoters Cory 'Invasion Boss' and Boss Lady had the solution. Wata Invasion! Read More

King Jammy ushers in the digital age

BY SIMONE MORGAN Observer reporter | Tuesday, July, 18 2017    

This is the 36th in our daily entertainment series highlighting 55 Jamaicans who broke down barriers and helped put the country on the world stage. Each day one personality will be featured, culminating Independence Day, August 6.  Read More

Reid takes on Frenemy

Tuesday, July, 18 2017    

ALL it takes is a minute with actress Audrey Reid to have you doubling over with laughter. She has been winning over theatre-goers with her many roles since her debut in the early 1990s. Read More



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