Emily Maddison cops new title

Miss Universe Jamaica 2018 Emily Maddison is quick to tell you that she is a foodie at heart. The 19-year-old, who was crowned in August, added another title to her resume last Sunday. Read More

90s Recall was a ball
The recent staging of the retro party series 90s Recall was an entertaining affair. Held at the Triple Century parking lot in New Kingston, the event featured the musical offerings of DJ Spuggy and DJ Shella of Renaissance, DJ Nicco, and St Ann's Hyperactive...... Read More

MonCherie knows what she wants
Singer MonCherie will be releasing the flashy video for What I Want later this month. The track features Love and Hip Hop alumnusSafaree.... Read More

Campari Pop Style heads to Old Harbour
Campari Pop Style, Jamaica's most stylish party series, heads to the East Street Bus Park in Old Harbour, St Catherine, this evening.The occasion offers a male and female guest chance to win $100,000 for being the 'Most Stylish'.... Read More

Krusha ready for big break

Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Seaview Gardens in Kingston has produced a plethora of dancehall stars. They include Shabba Ranks, Bounty Killer, Elephant Man, and Dexta Daps.On-the-rise deejay Krusha is hoping to add his name to the list. Read More

Bacchanal out the blocks

By Rory Daley Observer writer | Saturday, November, 17 2018    

Bacchanal Jamaica's 2019 season is slated to officially kick off in February. But, according to Michael Ammar Jr — co-director of carnival entity — their season begins at the Hope Zoo in St Andrew tonight. The occasion is dubbed... Read More

Magma sparkles with 'Diamonds'

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Saturday, November, 17 2018    

ADAM Mayo was just a boy when he first heard Paul Simon's groundbreaking 1986 album, Graceland . It had an instant impact.“Even as a youth I loved every song. That album made me want to be an artiste,” he said. Read More

Remembering Elva

Friday, November, 16 2018    

It was a homegoing that Elva would want.That was the feeling most persons had at the thanksgiving service for comedienne Elva Ruddock, which was held at the Karl Hendrickson Auditorium, Jamaica College in St Andrew, last Saturday. Read More

Murray Elias breaks new ground

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Friday, November, 16 2018    

The success of the song Arms Around You by Xxxtentacion and Maluma featuring Lil Pump and Swae Lee, is a feather in the cap of fledging publishing company Mill Rock Music Publishing. Read More

Buju speaks

Friday, November, 16 2018    

Soon-to-be released deejay Buju Banton has spoken to his fans from behind prisons walls at the McRae Correctional Facility in Georgia, United States, where he is serving a 10-year sentence on drug-related charges. Read More

Acts get South Florida showcase

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Friday, November, 16 2018    

WITH South Florida fast becoming the hub for dancehall music, several of the genre’s leading lights have linked with promotions company JTMC Enterprise and VP Records to showcase their products through VP Showcase Live. Read More

Praj-X pleased with Plantain

Friday, November, 16 2018    

Praj-X has put the knife to Jada Kingdom's Banana with his new song titled Plantain, which was released one month ago. Read More

Kaream Kharizma getting a buzz

Friday, November, 16 2018    

Singjay Kaream Kharizma is generating a buzz with his latest release Watch Ova Me.Released six months ago and produced by Dakrome Production, the song has become a staple on dancehall mixtapes. Read More

After 12: Uptown Mondays energy

Friday, November, 16 2018    

It had been a while since After 12 ventured to Uptown Mondays. But our return, after such a long absence, was rewarded with a vibe and energy that have surely contributed to the longevity of this street dance held in Savannah Plaza, Constant Spring Road, as you can see... Read More

More power to Yumi

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Friday, November, 16 2018    

IN her best patois, Yumiko Gabe talks about her days “killing nuff soun” and “mash up nuff selector”. To the uninitiated, those are fighting words, but 'specials' and dub plates are the Japanese sound selector's weapons of choice. Read More


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