Gong's remains at top of Hill

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

Damian “Junior Gong” Marley spends a second week at the Billboard Reggae album chart's top with his latest effort Stony Hill. Read More

Crime's frustrating Purecentage

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

DESPITE relocating to Canada, emerging deejay Purecentage always kept abreast of what is happening in his homeland.He is appalled at the level of crime and violence, and is moved to pen his latest single Frustrating. Read More

After 12: Slayed in white... Up!

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

All dance people know that when Sound Govament stages a party it WILL be great. So it was no surprise that people flocked the Enid Anglin Centre in Admiral Town on July 16 for the third anniversary of Slayed, which Govament ordered should be an all-white affair. Of course, OBSERVER... Read More

Grace Jones to unmask

Wednesday, August, 9 2017    

GRACE Jones: Bloodlight and Bami — a biopic looking at the Jamaican-born singer, actress, and model — is scheduled for the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada next month.The festival is expected to run from September 7 to 17. Read More

Pritti Shu shines on Gangsta

Tuesday, August, 8 2017    

Up -and-coming singjay Pritti Shu is currently promoting his latest single Gangsta . Released earlier this year, the entertainer said the single is not the typical “bad man” song. Read More

Up to the challenge

Tuesday, August, 8 2017    

For most of his career, singer Challenger recorded music to the soca/calypso beats he was raised on in his native Dominica. But three years ago, he took a new direction. Read More

Jamaica on show

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, August, 8 2017    

DESPITE the threat of rain, thousands of flag-waving Jamaicans made the pilgrimage to the Grand Gala held at the National Stadium in St Andrew on Sunday evening. And they were not disappointed. Read More

Fire-hot sets in St Mary's rain

Monday, August, 7 2017    

DUE to Saturday's inclement weather, only a handful of patrons turned out for the staging of charity show St Mary Mi Come From. It was hard to get settled inside the Gray's Inn Sports Complex venue, as the ankle-high grass and soggy ground proved to be quite a bother for those who braved... Read More

High 'Spiritz' in Negril

Monday, August, 7 2017    

THOUGH it was a pyjama party, the hundreds of patrons who turned up at the recently concluded Twisted Spiritz at Cayenne Beach in Negril were in no mood for sleeping. Read More

Busy adds spin to pop single

By Kevin Jackson Observer Writer | Monday, August, 7 2017    

AS Good As It Gets , a 2016 single by American singer Daniel Skye, is getting a new lease on life, courtesy of dancehall deejay Busy Signal.The remix is produced by DJ Karim and released last week. Read More

Called to Order

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment brianbonitto@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, August, 7 2017    

REGGAE singer Bunny Wailer and tenor saxophone player Ferdinand “Bobby Little Bra” Gaynair are among this year's recipients of National Honours and Awards scheduled for King's House in St Andrew in October. Read More

Bob Marley: Legend

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, August, 6 2017    

This is the final in our daily entertainment series highlighting 55 Jamaicans who broke down barriers and helped put the country on the world stage. Each day, one personality was featured, and it culminates today, Independence Day, August 6.  Read More

Miss Universe JA finalists sashed

Sunday, August, 6 2017    

Ahead of the grand coronation on Saturday, August 26, the 18 finalists in the 2017 Miss Universe Jamaica Beauty, Fashion and Wellness Pageant will undergo rigorous training and preparation. Read More

Vernon Davidson — My Marley Top 10 Songs

Sunday, August, 6 2017    

1. Johnny Was2. Concrete Jungle3. Buffalo Soldier4. War5. Heathen6. Zimbabwe7. Simmer Down8. Redemption Song9. We Can Make It Work10. Top Rankin Read More

Danville Walker — My Marley Top 10 songs

Sunday, August, 6 2017    

1. Waiting in Vain2. Could You Be Loved3. Satisfy My Soul4. I Shot The Sheriff5. Concrete Jungle6. Bad Card7. Coming In From The Cold8. Redemption Song9. Pimper's Paradise Read More


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