Jerone's leap of faith

By Sade Gardner Observer writer | Wednesday, September, 5 2018    

Having spent three years as a teacher at St Patrick's Primary School in Kingston, Jerone Riley quit his job this year to pursue a music career. Read More

Victoria Pier's new voyage

BY SADE GARDNER Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, September, 5 2018    

Downtown Kingston thrived as a musical hotspot in the late 1950s. With the birth of ska, rocksteady, reggae and dancehall, budding stars flocked studios in the area, planting seeds that blossomed into outstanding careers. Read More

Busy Signal steps out for back-to-school kids

Tuesday, September, 4 2018    

BUSY Signal kept good on his promise to assist students in communities of St Ann by hosting a back-to-school treat at the Brown's Town High School in that parish recently. Read More

Audley Butler remembered as genuine

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Tuesday, September, 4 2018    

There were fond memories and a few tears as the National Dance Theatre Company (NDTC) paid tribute to Audley Butler, one of its founding members, at a ceremony at its studios at the Little Theatre in St Andrew on Sunday. Read More

Hebrue shows his true style

Tuesday, September, 4 2018    

AIMING to carve his niche in the music game, fast-rising dancehall deejay Hebrue has fused his style with an old-school melody on his most recent release Dat A Nuh Wi Style. Read More

Yardie comes home

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, September, 4 2018    

Yardie, British actor Idris Elba's directorial debut, is currently making the rounds at cinemas in the United Kingdom. However, Jamaican audiences will have to wait to see the movie as it is understood that producers are yet to finalise an international distribution deal for the crime... Read More

Hundreds bid farewell to Count Prince Miller

Tuesday, September, 4 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (JIS) — Scores of musicians and members of the entertainment fraternity were among the many well-wishers from across the United Kingdom (UK), Jamaica and Belgium who filled the pews of the Holy Trinity Church, Prince Consort Road in London today to say farewell to... Read More

Misty Copeland, Complexions on pointe

By Sade Gardner Observer writer gardners@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 3 2018    

Balletomanes got to witness esteemed prima ballerina Misty Copeland and some of the more popular recitals from world-renowned dance troupe Complexions Contemporary Ballet at the Little Theatre in Kingston, on Saturday night. Read More

Delly Ranx looks to new rhythm

Monday, September, 3 2018    

DELLY Ranx is preparing to replicate the success of his Cotton Swab rhythm with his upcoming project titled the Mouthwash rhythm. Read More

Iyah Syte prays for the youths

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Monday, September, 3 2018    

Born and raised in Montego Bay, singer Iyah Syte is familiar with some of the tourist city's toughest areas. He has read about, and seen, lawlessness in communities like Flankers, Glendevon and Mount Salem. Read More

Kadijah's tenacity gives her crown

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, September, 3 2018    

DURING the nearly two-month process of preparing for the Miss Jamaica World pageant, Kadijah Robinson said she often felt like withdrawing from the competition. Read More

Sean Paul named climate change ambassador

By Balford Henry Observer senior reporter | Sunday, September, 2 2018    

DANCEHALL artiste Sean Paul has joined sprint star Usain Bolt as one of the Caribbean's accelerator ambassadors. Read More

Nooks drops For You

Sunday, September, 2 2018    

Whether reggae or gospel music, singer George Nooks has the ability to straddle almost any genre, and with his latest album For You , he delivers what is being called a variety of moods; soothing and stimulating sounds, strong... Read More

Gil Bailey is back on the air

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Sunday, September, 2 2018    

 After one year off the airwaves, veteran broadcaster Gil Bailey is back on New York radio. Since June, he has hosted the two-hour Gil Bailey Show on Saturdays on WNSR 620 AM, starting at 7 am.He also broadcasts daily on gilbaileyradio.com. Read More

Switching tracks

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 2 2018    

FOR many, the name Maurice Smith is easily associated with the world of track and field. Read More




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