Entertainment

The Boxer experience

By RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, April, 7 2019    

A portion of the works of art collected by late art historian and scholar, Dr David Boxer, is set to go on auction come tomorrow. Read More

Jolly Boy Jonny's funeral today

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, April, 6 2019    

The funeral for the late Derrick “Jonny” Henry, rhumba box player of the popular Jolly Boys Mento Band, will be held today at Port Antonio Apostolic Church in Portland. Read More

Animation festival on

BY RORY DALEY Observer writer daleyr@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, April, 6 2019    

The KingstOOn Animation Festival, which started yesterday, continues until Sunday at University of Technology (UTech), St Andrew. The event returns after a three-year hiatus. Read More

Envyous was smoking-hot

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, April, 6 2019    

EPICAN, Jamaica's first licensed cannabis company, recently teamed up with Xodus to give patrons a serving of soca hits. Dubbed “Envyous”, the event took place on Wednesday at the Epican Lounge at the Market Place in St Andrew. Read More

'French Toast' was perfect

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, April, 6 2019    

Selectors DJ Tyler and Richie Ras as Coppershot sound system members served up a wide range of musical genres at the recent staging of French Toast Brunch, held at 876 Terrace Bar and Grill, Southdale Plaza in Kingston. Read More

Save asks for blessings

Saturday, April, 6 2019    

FOUR years after being baptised, singjay Save released his debut gospel single Blessing Mi . He said he is encouraged by responses to the song. Read More

Dahvid Slur 'sekkles' at the top

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Saturday, April, 6 2019    

Sekkle The Vibes , singer Dahvid Slur's nod to dancehall culture, is number two on the iTunes Reggae Chart in Norway. Produced by Switzerland's Addis Records, the song was released last year. Read More

Koffee, toast of UK chart

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Saturday, April, 6 2019    

Toast, the smash hit by singer Koffee, has entered the UK Official Singles Chart at number 84. The new chart was released yesterday.At 19, Koffee is the youngest Jamaican artiste in 41 years to make the chart. Read More

Curly Lox to explore issues on podcast

Saturday, April, 6 2019    

One half of dancehall duo Twin of Twins, Patrick “'Curly Lox” Gaynor is promoting his Rebellious Truth podcast, where he will explore important issues including relationships, values and current... Read More

Asian culture on show

Saturday, April, 6 2019    

Despite the inclement weather, lovers of Asian pop culture came out in their numbers for Maid and Butler Café 3.0 || Easter Edition held at Vin's Oasis in St Andrew last week Thursday. Read More

A cry for the runaways

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Friday, April, 5 2019    

Deejay Aldeno and singer Miss Joey recently joined forces to deliver a poignant message with the song, Runaway , which addresses troubling issues. Read More

Moyann On My Mind

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Friday, April, 5 2019    

A number of dancehall acts have emerged from Montego Bay recently. They include deejays Teejay, Rygin King, Jahvillani and Squash. Read More

MoBay's new lord

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Friday, April, 5 2019    

Until May 7 2015, Theophilus Edwards had fleeting interest in a full-time music career. It took a devastating tragedy that evening for him to change course as deejay Shane E. Read More

Experiences inspire Jah Knows

Friday, April, 5 2019    

Inspired by real-life experiences, deejays Jahfee and Mr G British decided to record the song Jah Jah Knows which was released on March 29 by PBR Productions. Read More

First Blood for Oraine?

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, April, 5 2019    

WHAT started as a way to stay out of trouble blossomed into a career for 25-year-old Oraine Meikle. He is nominated for an Actor Boy Award in the category Best Actor in A Lead Role in the play One Blood. Read More



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