After 12: An All-white celebration

Wednesday, July, 11 2018    

It was an all-white party like no other. Patrons turned out, dressed to the nines, in answer to the call from Dawg Heart, Teach Boss and Freshmaan Family. The annual party, dubbed 'Great man always a go get a fight', met all expectations as the fun-loving people spent the night rocking to... Read More

Suzanne Couch is dead

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Tuesday, July, 10 2018    

Singer and caterer Suzanne Couch died yesterday at a Mexican facility, less than one month after her last public performance at the Hope in The Hills concert in Strawberry Hills, St Andrew. Read More

JYC looks to conquer South Africa

By Sade Gardner Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, July, 10 2018    

JAMAICA Youth Chorale (JYC) left the island on Sunday to compete in the eight-year-old World Choir Games in South Africa, scheduled from July 4–14. Read More

Merritone cruise to set sail in February

Tuesday, July, 10 2018    

WINSTON “Merritone” Blake never hid his love for Cuba, its long-time President Fidel Castro, or the country's diverse culture. He visited there regularly. Read More

Kartel's, Storm's appeal out the blocks

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, July, 10 2018    

ATTORNEYS representing dancehall artistes Vybz Kartel and Shawn Storm are pleased with their opening day in the appellate court. Read More

Ishawna inks movie deal

Monday, July, 9 2018    

Ishawna will soon be making her feature film debut as early as next year.The dancehall deejay has been approached by an American independent film company, Royalty and Respect Films, to be a lead actress in an upcoming project. Read More

Kadejah Anderson is Ms Universe Ja East

Monday, July, 9 2018    

Her main objective for entering pageants is to bring awareness to endometriosis and showcase charities she is associated with. Kadejah Anderson, a frequent pageant entrant, was on Saturday evening crowned Miss Universe Jamaica East. Read More

Protoje makes it matter

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Monday, July, 9 2018    

A Matter of Time, Protoje's fourth studio album, was launched at The Cove in St Andrew on Saturday evening. Read More

Hall adds dancehall flavour to new album

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer | Sunday, July, 8 2018    

MARION Hall has added some dancehall flavour to her sophomore gospel album, His Grace , which becomes available for pre-order tomorrow. Read More

Jammin' with The Astronauts

Sunday, July, 8 2018    

This month, the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) will crown the 51st Jamaica Festival Song Competition winner. The Jamaica Observer presents the third in a 10-part series on the contest which started in 1966.  Read More

Video: Art, fashion extend a lifeline

Sunday, July, 8 2018    

IT was an evening of art, fashion and wine at the annual charity event, Lifeline — held at Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston, last Thursday. Read More

Choir With A Cause

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 8 2018    

This year, Escarpment Road New Testament Church of God choir — located in the August Town community of St Andrew — creates history by becoming the first mass choir to enter the Jamaica Festival Song Contest. Read More

Emotional Konshens

BY VERNON DAVIDSON Executive editor — publications davidsonv@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, July, 7 2018    

Konshens puts on a brave face when he tries to talk about his late brother Delus. But midway his response to the Jamaica Observer's query about Days Of My Life, the song on his latest album — It Feel Good dedicated to his brother — a bit of emotion becomes... Read More

Rhumba keeps his dream alive

Saturday, July, 7 2018    

His ambition was to become a physical education coach, but due to financial constraints he was only able to complete two years out of a three-year programme at the GC Foster College in St Catherine. But, despite pursuing his musical ambitions, singjay Rhumba is intent... Read More

Seasoning up

BY KEVIN JACKSON | Saturday, July, 7 2018    

THE Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival's eighth annual New York edition unfolds on July 22 at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens. It follows the Washington, DC leg which took place June 10 at RFK Stadium. Read More


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