Archive for the 'Caribbean News' Category

In Her Own Words: Esther Anderson Artist/Filmmaker/Photographer

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

During the Sixties and the Seventies, I documented our culture through music, dance and photography, while exploring my own representation as an actress in Hollywood and London with artists like Sidney Poitier, Marlon Brando and Sammy Davis Jr. I also placed myself behind the camera as a film-maker, launching my first film at the Edinburgh [...]

Harambe for Rita

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Craigy T and Tarrus do One More Song

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

The single, One More Song, happened rather serendipitously after Riley overheard the early vocal tracks, which had been laid down by Craigy T, and decided he had to be part of that project. It is produced by Jordan McClure. “Me, Tarrus, and my artiste Kenny Smith were in the studio one day vibing some of [...]

Popular Jamaican reggae artiste has visa cancelled after carrying marijuana infused fluid on flight

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Luciano’s United States visa was cancelled by American law enforcement officers last weekend. The artiste, who was scheduled to perform on the Philadelphia Jerk Festival at Fairmount Park on Sunday, took to social media to advise promoters and fans of the development. “I regret to announce that whilst crossing the border from Canada into America [...]

The rise of Future Fambo

Saturday, August 6th, 2016

Deejay Future Fambo earns a career milestone this week. He has made the Billboard Reggae Album Chart with Evolve: The Uprise. Distributed by Blaze Entertainment/Tropical Elec-tronic Productions, it debuts at number two behind Revelation Pt II: The Fruit Of Life. Fambo (real name Warren Williams), who is in his early 40s, has made a name [...]

Stephen Marley: Reggae rebel

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

DON’T SAY that Stephen Marley isn’t versatile. With his new album, Revelation Part II: The Fruit of Life, boasting collaborations with acts including reggae star Shaggy, hip-hop hero Black Thought and Australian rapstress Iggy Azalea, it’s clear that Bob Marley’s second son knows how to mix and blend musical styles. “We had a concept,” Stephen [...]

Aidonia upbeat about upcoming US show

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Dancehall act Aidonia is upbeat ahead of his July 23 gig at the Amazura Night Club in Queens, New York City. The event dubbed The Return, will see the deejay doing his first concert on the North American continent in more than six years. He recently returned to the island after a two-week promotional blitz [...]

UK-born reggae dancehall singer in Gambia

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Kingman, a UK-born reggae dancehall singer and songwriter, has arrived in The Gambia to promote his second album “Long Live Kingman 2016” comprising thirteen tracks. In this latest album, Kingman featured a Gambian upcoming artiste called Bas in a song entitled “Party Vibes”, produced by Ghetto Boy Music in Gambia He will play in concerts [...]

Miss Jamaica Is The First Dreaded Woman To Appear On Miss World

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

In case you missed it, a dreadlocked beauty queen competed in the Miss World competition. Dr. Sanneta Myrie, who was born to a single mother in Kingston, Jamaica, was midway through medical school when she decided to enter the beauty pageant. “I have always wanted to be a doctor and help people, but who wouldn’t want [...]

In her skin: Kamila McDonald-Alcock

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

This is part two of a feature In Her Skin, which will have Jamaican women sharing their philosophies on beauty, and revealing some of their own beauty secrets and practices. Here is Kamila McDonald-Alcock. “EXCUSE me, excuse me! Are you that lady?” As we got up to leave our table at Grosvenor Cafe´ in Kingston [...]