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Jahmark finds Happiness at last

For nearly 40 years, Jahmark Tafari has carried the banner of Rasta and roots-reggae, an unapologetic disciple of the sound that made Marley, Tosh and Burning Spear legends. Recently, he has been embraced by an unlikely demographic. Read More

Making roots Down Under
Roots , the nine-song album by Australian singer and producer Dub FX, was released January 31 by Convoy Music Unltd/DubShot. Last week it debuted at number six on the Nielsen Music-monitored Current Reggae Albums Chart, with sales of 81 copies.... Read More

A'mari offers a word of advice
Singjay A'mari, aka DJ Mona Lisa, says she is heartbroken over the recent spate of murder-suicides and incidents of domestic violence.... Read More

Deniece, Sanchez toast of Red Rose
Patrons came for American singer Deniece Williams, but stayed for Sanchez at the fourth Red Rose For Gregory show at Liguanea Golf Club in New Kingston on Saturday evening.... Read More

Remembering Barry

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, February, 16 2020    

The superlatives flowed, as speaker after speaker paid tribute to dancer, choreographer and fashion designer Barry Moncrieffe at the celebration of his life and work, held at the Little Theatre in St Andrew, last Thursday. Read More

The Chinese Connection — Part 2

Clyde McKenzie | Sunday, February, 16 2020    

A large number of music aficionados, local and foreign, were in attendance to hear Herbie Miller deliver an informative and entertaining lecture on the role of the Chinese in the development of Jamaican music. Read More

David Cairol visits Hope Road

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Sunday, February, 16 2020    

FRENCH reggae singer David Cairol credits one of his friends for introducing him to reggae. Cairol is currently in the island promoting his latest single Hope Road. Read More

More Power to Stacey

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, February, 16 2020    

Jamaica-born, Canada-raised supermodel Stacey McKenzie is making moves in the world of film and television as an actress. Read More

Orlando Sinclair gets Wreckless

By Howard Campbell Observer writer | Saturday, February, 15 2020    

After producing several hit plays, Orlando Sinclair makes his director's debut this weekend with Young And Wreckless, which opened yesterday at Girl Guides headquarters in Kingston. It plays this evening at the same venue and closes tomorrow at Belair High School in... Read More

Ity, friends raise funds for Sigma Run

Saturday, February, 15 2020    

COMEDIAN/Sigma Run patron Ity Ellis and friends hosted a comedy hour to raise funds for the event slated for sections of the Corporate Area on Sunday.The comedy-hour fund-raiser was held at Sagicor Life Jamaica auditorium last Thursday and was supported by over 100... Read More

Italee upbeat ahead of fest

Saturday, February, 15 2020    

ITALEE — co-organiser of the two-day Italee and the Circle of Brethrens Festival — is optimistic ahead of this year's staging. It is slated for Gordon Town, St Andrew, on February 29, while the River Dub in Penfield Village is scheduled the following day. Read More

Jahman gets his Chance

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Saturday, February, 15 2020    

Roots singer Jahman pours his emotions out on Chance to Say, which was released yesterday.“The inspiration for the song was all about me interpreting what the rhythm told me to do right away, which was to have an in-depth conversation with the ladies,”... Read More

Lit set to blaze

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, February, 15 2020    

For the third staging of Lit: Same Flame Chick Flick, the promoters are pulling out all the stops for a memorable event. Read More

Marleys open learning centre

Saturday, February, 15 2020    

Ghetto Youths Foundation (GYF), founded by Stephen, Damian, and Julian Marley, fulfilled its vision to be generationally impactful in communities where opportunities are scarce with the opening of Cornerstone Learning Centre in Trench Town last Wednesday.“This... Read More


BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Saturday, February, 15 2020    

EWAN Simpson, chairman of the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA), says even though the turnout at Reggae Wednesdays has been steadily increasing, more support is needed. Read More


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