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ESPN to show film about Game 6 of 1998 NBA Finals

Tuesday, May, 19 2020    

T he final episodes of The Last Dance have aired, yet ESPN has one more programme to show about the Chicago Bulls' sixth championship. Read More

Elvis Presley's Graceland set to reopen

Tuesday, May, 19 2020    

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — Elvis Presley's Graceland says it will reopen on Thursday, after it shut down tours and exhibits due to the new coronavirus outbreak. Read More

Yendi's Odyssey

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, May, 19 2020    

Yendi Philipps is adding yet another facet to her brand.The model, beauty queen, entrepreneur, and mother recently launched a new show available on her YouTube platform. Read More

Wasp stings with a Kartel tribute

Monday, May, 18 2020    

The track Vybz Kartel, by dancehall artiste Wasp has been given an endorsement from the incarcerated artiste to whom the track is in tribute.Kartel has released a verse on the same hip-hop beat alongside Wasp's track. Read More

Mexican wins reggae poster competition

Monday, May, 18 2020    

No Jamaican placed in the top 100 of the seventh staging of the International Reggae Poster Contest. Read More

Little Richard to be buried at historically black college

Monday, May, 18 2020    

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Rock 'n' roll pioneer Little Richard will be buried at Oakwood University, a historically black university in Huntsville, Alabama. Read More

Obamas, Oprah join Chicago project reading to kids online

Monday, May, 18 2020    

CHICAGO (AP) — Barack and Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey have joined the ranks of famous Chicagoans who are reading children's books in videos posted online by the Chicago Public Library, to engage families during the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

Patsy goes paperback

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 18 2020    

Jamaican-born author Nicole Dennis-Benn is still reaping rewards from the release of her 2019 novel Patsy. Read More

Rodigan's Millie moment

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, May, 17 2020    

In 1964 when Millie Small's My Boy Lollipop exploded on the music scene in the United Kingdom, David Rodigan was among the British teens who were caught in the euphoria of a new song by a new artiste who was sharing a new type of music with the world. Read More

Theatric justice

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, May, 17 2020    

A week ago Philip Clarke was a happy man. Read More

Michael Jordan's daughter learns more about her dad

Saturday, May, 16 2020    

Jasmine Jordan is getting an intimate look into the psyche of her heralded father, Michael, just like the rest of the world. The 27-year-old wasn't born when her dad won the first two of his six championships with the Chicago Bulls, so like many watching ... Read More

Common pushes for jail releases amidst pandemic

Saturday, May, 16 2020    

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper and activist Common went into quarantine concerned about incarcerated people he has met during visits to jails, prisons and juvenile detention centres around the United States and who aren't able to maintain social distance or adopt rigorous hygiene routines... Read More

Ele's legal team wants video footage

Saturday, May, 16 2020    

Christopher Townsend, attorney-at-law for dancehall deejay Elephant Man, has stated his intention to request video footage of his client in the immigration area at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay in March. Read More

Michael Jackson musical postpones its Broadway debut

Saturday, May, 16 2020    

NEW YORK (AP) — A musical about Michael Jackson has pushed its Broadway debut to next year due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Read More

Broadway shutdown extended

Saturday, May, 16 2020    

NEW YORK (AP) — The shutdown on Broadway has been extended again — until at least early September. Read More



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