SingJahLion roars for education

Tuesday, April, 2 2019    

Though only 12 years old, singjay Lionel “SingJahLion” Henry has done his share of recording. In fact, he has been going to studios since age four with his father and mentor Gregory Henry. Read More

Samsung calls on DeeWunn

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Tuesday, April, 2 2019    

South Korean phone giant Samsung has dialled Jamaican deejay/rapper DeeWunn's song Back It Up, Drop It for their marketing campaign. Read More

Filled or flopped?

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, April, 2 2019    

 There are conflicting reports coming out of The Bahamas regarding the second concert in Buju Banton's Long Walk to Freedom tour, which was held at Thomas A Robinson National Stadium in the capital Nassau on Saturday. Read More

Raine Seville reminisces on EP

Tuesday, April, 2 2019    

RAINE Seville recently returned to the island after doing a month-long promotional appearances in the United States for her new single, Reminisce.Produced by Konsequence Muzik, the song was released in March. Read More

Spin Check

KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, April, 1 2019    

Today, the Jamaica Observer begins a 10-part series highlighting Jamaican disc jockeys. The first is 19-year-old Jason McDowell, better known as DJ Mac, from the SunCity High School Disc Jock competition. He began his professional career after graduating from... Read More

Chrisinti says'Yes to Life'

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, April, 1 2019    

It has been 14 years since Chrisinti released an album, and in that time the Jamaican music landscape has considerably transformed. But with Say Yes to Life , a 13-song set that came out in February, the singer moves with the times... Read More

Great vibes at Rum For Breakfast

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Monday, April, 1 2019    

Saturday's downpour only heightened the spirit of revellers attending Bacchanal Jamaica's Rum for Breakfast (RFB) at Hope Zoo in St Andrew, as many of them danced throughout the showers. Read More

Aston Cooke gets final round of applause

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, April, 1 2019    

Members of the Jamaican theatre community turned out in their numbers to bid farewell to Aston Erie Cooke Jr in a ceremony filled with laughter and tears, at Wolmer's Boys' Auditorium in Kingston on Saturday. Read More

Actor Boy Awards postponed

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, April, 1 2019    

The 2019 staging of the Actor Boy Awards has been postponed.The awards, which recognises excellence in local theatre, was originally set for this evening at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in St Andrew. Read More

King was a hit

BY RORY DALEY Sunday Observer writer | Sunday, March, 31 2019    

It was an emotional moment for designer Pebbles King as she won the SAINT International Avant Garde Designer of the Year competition held on Friday at the Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston. Read More

Dawes, Hutchinson win writers' prize

Sunday, March, 31 2019    

Two Jamaican writers have been named winners of the Windham-Campbell Prize for poetry, which carries with it a US$165,000 prize purse to support their work Read More

Ja/Bond talks intensify

Sunday, March, 31 2019    

Discussions around Jamaica being a location for the latest James Bond film are intensifying. Read More

New venue for Beenie's Summa Sizzle

Sunday, March, 31 2019    

Woodleigh Sports Complex in Clarendon is the new venue for this year's staging of Summa Sizzle, the event promoted by deejay Beenie Man. Read More

Summer of art

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, March, 31 2019    

The National Gallery of Jamaica is moving forward with the implementation of new programmes aimed at pushing the development of art in Jamaica while showcasing the work of emerging and established talent. Read More

DJ Kyle wins SunCity contest

Saturday, March, 30 2019    

Kyle “DJ Kyle” Bennett — a fifth former at Dinthill Technical High in Linstead, St Catherine — is the winner of this year's staging of SunCity High School Disc Jock competition. Read More


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