Romain Virgo Electrifies Brooklyn Crowd with Sensational Performance at Crown Hill Theatre

Romain Virgo Electrifies Brooklyn Crowd with Sensational Performance at Crown Hill Theatre

Photo courtesy: Ajamu Photography By Lyndon Taylor Romain Virgo’s electrifying performance at the Crown Hill Theatre in Brooklyn as part of his US tour for “Gentle Man” was nothing short of mesmerizing. The reggae artist captivated the audience with a solid 1 hour and 25-minute set that left everyone spellbound and craving for more. From […]

Beres Hammond and Friends

Beres Hammond and Friends

Photo courtesy: Consulate General of Jamaica By Consulate General of Jamaica SET TO LIGHT UP NEW YORK WITH TRI-STATE TOUR Legendary reggae artist Beres Hammond is set to captivate audiences across the tri-state area with his soulful voice and timeless hits. As part of the Jamaica Independence celebratory events, “Beres Hammond and Friends” will perform […]

Friends of Trelawny Association Hosts 44th Annual Reunion Picnic

Friends of Trelawny Association Hosts 44th Annual Reunion Picnic

Photos courtesy: Friends of Trelawny Association Rockland Lake State Park, Rockland County, New York — On Sunday, May 26, the Friends of Trelawny Association (FOTA) celebrated its 44th annual reunion picnic at Rockland Lake State Park. The event attracted over 5,000 attendees from across the United States, Canada, the UK, and Jamaica, marking a significant […]

Buju Banton Has Announced His First Concert In The United States In 13 Years

Buju Banton Has Announced His First Concert In The United States In 13 Years

Photo courtesy: jamaicans.com By jamaicans.com Jamaican dancehall icon Buju Banton has announced his highly anticipated return to the U.S. stage after 13 years with a concert titled “Long Walk To Freedom New York.” The announcements were made on Sunday on his social media pages. Buju Banton’s return to the U.S. stage has generated excitement and […]

Caribbean Star Grace Jones: The Iconic Trailblazer of Music, Fashion, and Film

Caribbean Star Grace Jones: The Iconic Trailblazer of Music, Fashion, and Film

Editorial credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com By Pearl Phillip Grace Jones is an extraordinary figure in the entertainment world, known for her bold and androgynous style, innovative music, and commanding presence in film. Born on May 19, 1948, in Spanish Town, Jamaica, Jones moved to Syracuse, New York, with her family at a young age. Her unique […]

The Evolution of Jamaican Music: A Journey Through Reggae’s Rich Tapestry

The Evolution of Jamaican Music: A Journey Through Reggae’s Rich Tapestry

Photo courtesy: Vintage Sounds Reggae Dub, jamaicans.com By jamaicans.com Daddy U-Roy’s tribute to Count Machukie illuminates the profound impact of toasting on early American songs, underscoring Machukie’s enduring influence on dance enthusiasts. Reggae, synonymous with Jamaican music, is a vibrant mosaic of styles, encompassing the folk-inspired Mento of the 1950s, the soul-stirring Jamaican Gospel, the […]

Haitian Electeds And Staff Meet With CCCADI Leadership on Art, Culture, and Civic Engagement

Haitian Electeds And Staff Meet With CCCADI Leadership on Art, Culture, and Civic Engagement

(L-R) Juvanie Piquant of Council Member Rita Joseph’s office, Sabine Blaizin, Director of Programs at CCCADI, Council Member Mercedes Narcisse, Melody Capote, Executive Director of CCCDAI in front of CCCADI’s timeline. Photo by Biv Sanchez. New York, NY – As Haitian Heritage Month comes to a close, the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) […]

Tourism Trinidad to Host Lagniappe Culinary Cultural Experience

Tourism Trinidad to Host Lagniappe Culinary Cultural Experience

by Harry Johnsonn //eturbonews.com When government officials and professionals from the Caribbean’s Tourism and Travel Industry converge in Manhattan, New York for Caribbean Week 2023, they can look forward to enjoying Lagniappe – A Culinary Cultural Experience of Trinidad, which will be hosted by Tourism Trinidad Limited at Midtown Loft and Terrace in Manhattan, from 7pm […]