After 12: Medical mission

Wednesday, September, 12 2018    

The class of 2021 medical students pursuing Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees turned out in their numbers to support charity performances of Volition at Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts on the University of the West Indies Mona campus... Read More

History lesson from Folk Singers

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, September, 11 2018    

The 51-year-old Jamaican Folk Singers continues to live up to its mission — sharing aspects of Jamaican folk music culture with succeeding generations - through the staging of its annual concert season and other public performances. Read More

Get ready for Daminance

Tuesday, September, 11 2018    

Recording artiste Daminance follows up his lead single Nah Give Up with the new track Penguin , which features popular disc jock Supa Hype. Read More

Trojan Records film ready

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Tuesday, September, 11 2018    

Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records, a documentary about the fabled British reggae company, premiers at the London Film Festival on October 12. The 86-minute film is directed by Nicolas Jack Davies. Read More

Fourth spot for Sasco

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Tuesday, September, 11 2018    

Despite several high-profile appearances in the United States last week promoting his album Hope River, Agent Sasco sold a paltry 273 copies to debut at number four on the Billboard Reggae Album Chart. Read More

Nooks upbeat about new album

Monday, September, 10 2018    

DESPITE his September 27 court appearance on cocaine charges, George Nooks says he is upbeat about his latest studio effort For You . Read More

Protoje looks to conquer Europe

Monday, September, 10 2018    

After wrapping up the North American leg of his A Matter of Time promotional tour, reggae act Protoje is preparing for the European leg. Read More

D'Angel lifts voice against atrocities

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Monday, September, 10 2018    

“Inhumane and heartless” is how D'Angel is describing recent crimes against the nation's women and children. Read More

Spotlight on Asian dancehall 'queens'

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 10 2018    

“Out of many, one people” stands as Jamaica's national motto, and the diverse ethnicities across society is a clear indication of its perpetual truth. As a matter of fact, if you should attend any dancehall session, you are almost guaranteed to see a huddle of Asian females... Read More

Sting and Shaggy's European tour earns US$10 m

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Sunday, September, 9 2018    

The first leg of Sting and Shaggy's 44/876 tour has earned US$10 million, according to Billboard Magazine's Hot Tours. Read More

Friends bid farewell to Count 'Prince' Miller

Sunday, September, 9 2018    

IN his over 60 years as a singer and actor, Clarence “Count Prince” Miller made a lot of friends, especially in the United Kingdom (UK) where he lived for most of his life. Read More

Third World's journey to success

Sunday, September, 9 2018    

IF an artiste got on the Studio 54 playlist during that club's heyday of the 1970s, it meant they were really hot. Which is what the Third World band were back in 1978, thanks to a song named Now That We Found Love. Read More

Take a bow

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 9 2018    

Come this Friday, theatre practitioner David Tulloch will make his 1,000th curtain call as an actor. Read More

Sizzla reigns at Footloose

Saturday, September, 8 2018    

The third Showtime Edition of the popular retro party series Footloose took place at the Mas Camp, Stadium North in St Andrew recently. Read More

Klassy gets a buzz

Saturday, September, 8 2018    

Klassy is creating a buzz with her week-old single titled Buff . The ripples have also been felt in Jamaican communities in London and Brixton in England, and has prompted a UK-based label — Foreign Invasion — to sign her... Read More




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