Entertainment

After 12: Kimmy's Simply da best!

Friday, January, 11 2019    

As young entrepreneur Kimmy had stated, her party on Sunday, December 23 at Kavallis Jerk Centre on Mountain View Avenue in Kingston was “Simply da Best”. Themed the Pink and Black Edition, the party rocked, really rocked! OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER KARL MCLARTY had a field day. Read More

Don Vince looks to break in Jamaica

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, January, 11 2019    

FOR years, overseas-based artistes have sought recognition in Jamaica. Some like Maxi Priest, Shinehead and Bling Dawg have done well, others have not. Read More

Oga Works to put reggae on top

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 11 2019    

Japanese disc jockey Oga Works is preparing for his four-month Jah Works World Tour which starts in Jamaica in May . The trek ends in August, with dates in New York, Bermuda, the United Kingdom and Europe. Read More

Shotty Shane gets wild as producer

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, January, 11 2019    

Since the late 1970s, Jamaican disc jockeys have doubled as music producers. The latest to jump into the game is Shotty Shane of SunCity 104.9 FM. Read More

No Limit for DJ Del-One

Friday, January, 11 2019    

Delon Thompson, known as DJ Del-One, has long eyed a career in the entertainment business. Ten years ago, he embarked on an ambitious project to realise his dream. Read More

Fully Bad cries From Di Ghetto

Friday, January, 11 2019    

Deejay Fully Bad has established himself as an underground act in the past two years. He takes another crack at the mainstream with his latest song, From Di Ghetto, scheduled for release today. Read More

Cali P looks to Vizon I

Friday, January, 11 2019    

Cali P is upbeat ahead of his EP titled Vizion I, which will be released today.The project is a collaboration effort between the Guadeloupe-born reggae singjay and Berlin-based music producer Teka of Low Low Productions. Read More

Chalice to blaze at Rebel Salute

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Friday, January, 11 2019    

Chalice will use their upcoming performance at Rebel Salute as a comeback of sorts. They perform on second night of the January 18-19 show in Priory, St Ann. Read More

Lloyd Parks to wheel and come again

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

BAND leader Lloyd Parks says he will be using the experience gained from last Saturday's inaugural Genuine Gold Presents concert to fine-tune the series' next staging in January 2020. Read More

Laurice Barnaby's second coming

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

AFTER a decade hiatus, the second staging of Laurice and Friends in Concert will return toThe Church of the Ascension in Mona, St Andrew, on Sunday, January 20. The event will be held under the patronage of Bishop Howard Gregory, diocesan of the Anglican Church in Jamaica and the... Read More

Shuga to the rescue

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 10 2019    

AIMING to empower and encourage rape and abuse victims, Shuga will be launching a foundation — Femme Phenomenal — on March 8, International Women's Day. The reggae singer said she was inspired by her own experience. Read More

Tappa Zukie looks to Europe

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

Veteran deejay Tappa Zukie is recording a new album and plans to perform in Europe this summer, three years after a life-threatening illness. Read More

Khausion's ready to impress

Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

Reggae singjay Khausion is hoping to make an impressive statement at the Red Rose for Gregory Valentine scheduled for the Liguanea Club in New Kingston on February 17. Read More

3, 2, 1...Ribbiz Ocean Lights

Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

RIBBIZ Ocean Lounge in downtown Kingston was the perfect venue to ring in 2019, as patrons got a front row seat to view the fireworks show on the waterfront staged to mark the dawn of a new year. So, the party faithful answered Ribbiz's call to celebrate at its inaugural Ocean Lights,... Read More

Remembering Neville Lee, honouring Pat Chin

Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

Joseph “JoJo” Hoo KimTHE Chinese influence on Jamaican music is profound. Byron Lee, the Hoo Kim brothers, Leslie Kong and Warwick Lyn are some of the people who had an indelibleimpact on reggae. Read More



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