Jahman gets high on Herbs

Friday, July, 5 2019    

Reggae artiste Jahman has released the video for his latest single, Herbs. The St Thomas, US Virgin Islands recording artiste shot the visual in Jamaica, directed by Dwight Winston for D Winston Media. Read More

Kia Moses takes off

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 5 2019    

As the Jamaican film industry continues to grow, upcoming director/producer Kia Moses is ready to make her contribution to its development.She is pleased with its current path. Read More

After 12: 'Box A Money Rewind'

Friday, July, 5 2019    

If you thought we were finished with Fada Delly's 'Box A Money' birthday bash you thought wrong. The annual splash took place at the National Stadium in Kingston on June 8. We simply had to bring you Part II of the elegant admission-free event. After 12 photog Karl McLarty was on... Read More

In focus with Dehshh

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, July, 5 2019    

Singer Dehshh does not believe in hype. She is focused on creating good music and a sustained music career. Read More

Marley, poster child for eBay

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, July, 4 2019    

A rare concert poster of Bob Marley and The Wailers performing with Stevie Wonder at the National Stadium in Kingston on October 4 1975 is among the most-sought after Marley items up for bidding through online auction site, eBay.com. Read More

Beres gets in the Groove

Thursday, July, 4 2019    

Lovers' rock king Beres Hammond once again proved he is one of the best live performers in Jamaica, delivering his best at the ninth annual Groovin' In The Park Festival, held at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York last Sunday. This was Hammond's fourth appearance there and he ensured... Read More

Rayon praises Festival songs

By Basil Walters Observer writer | Thursday, July, 4 2019    

Four-time Festival Song Contest winner Roy Rayon has given this year's entries the thumbs up. Rayon, who was special guest at the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's Festival Song roadshow in Spanish Town at Munumar Square last Saturday, is impressed with the 2019... Read More

Stereo 5 wins US Rumble

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Thursday, July, 4 2019    

Levon “Speedy” Wiggins's objective for entering US Rumble was to win the World Clash final late this year. His Stereo 5 sound system took a big step to that goal last Saturday, by taking the US Rumble at Garage Nightclub in The Bronx, New... Read More

'Patois nah cut it'

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, July, 4 2019    

THERE are some Jamaican academics like professor Carolyn Cooper who believe patois (Jamaican dialect) should be taught in schools. Dancehall heavyweight Sean Paul has added his voice to that debate, in a way. Read More

Video: RFB was blazing hot

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Wednesday, July, 3 2019    

 WITH summer officially underway, Rum for Breakfast (RFB) was the perfect getaway for college students who wanted to let their hair down after a tough school year. It was held at the Hope Zoo in Kingston last Saturday morning. Read More

Brithney Clarke goes global

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer | Wednesday, July, 3 2019    

Brithney Clarke was crowned Miss Global Jamaica 2019 at the Courtleigh Auditorium in Kingston last Saturday. She won from a field of 20 contestants. Read More

Drummer Nelson Miller is dead

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Wednesday, July, 3 2019    

Drummer Nelson Miller, who recorded and toured with Burning Spear for many years, died in Kingston on Sunday at age 64. His wife Carmel told the Jamaica Observer that Miller became ill at home early that morning and was taken to Andrews Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced... Read More

Jah Bami jams on the SeaSide

Wednesday, July, 3 2019    

AS a boy in the village of Curepe, eastern Trinidad and Tobago, Damian Walters was big in indigenous soca and roots-reggae. Known as Jah Bami, he has toured with Jamaican artistes such as Addis Pablo and Yami Bolo, but recently returned to his roots for the SeaSide Villa, a soca... Read More

Tessellated gets slice of Apple

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, July, 3 2019    

Jamaican singer Tessellated has created a new bounce as his song, I Learned Some Jazz Today , is the soundtrack for Apple's AirPod commercial. Read More

Hero's tribute to D Brown

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, July, 2 2019    

He was born in February, which is designated Reggae Month and he died on July 1, dubbed International Reggae Day. Fitting dates for singer Dennis Brown, the Crown Prince of Reggae. Read More


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