Caryl Jacobs is a talented singer / songwriter from the beautiful twin isles of Trinidad and Tobago. With a strong musical background, as both parents (Carl and Carol Jacobs) held a very iconic role in the calypso/soca industry, Caryl began her professional career at the age of 16, singing in the family-owned band ‘Islanda’. She […]
Jamaican songstress Sophia Brown takes a bold approach with her newest single, “Bad For Me.” Produced under her own label MusicMecka Records, the track will make its official debut on the airwaves on January 28, 2022. Click Here for Smartlink “This song is about a woman who’s with another woman’s man but she is in love and can’t get enough. […]
The singer talks about the two parts of her just-released "Keys," her collaborations with Brandi Carlile and producer Mike Will Made-It, and circling back to "Songs in A Minor" in her new work.
Alicia Keys arrives to the 2013 Grammy Awards on February 10, 2013 in Hollywood, CA. (Shutterstock) By A.D. Amorosi, Variety Twenty years into her career as R&B’s most sophisticated and anthemic singer, songwriter and pianist Alicia Keys can still shock and awe. Her biggest surprise, however, after the space-soul-inflected “Alicia” album of 2020, is what she has […]
By Stephanie Korney, Jamaicans Reggae music artist and legend Bob Marley has been included on the list of the top artists of the 1980s compiled by Planet Radio, a top European radio network. In the opinion of Planet Radio, the 1980s produced some of the most iconic artists and recordings of all time, giving fans […]
By Hugh McIntyre, Forbes Already one of the most successful albums of all time by one of the most celebrated and beloved musicians ever, Bob Marley’s Legend is having an extra special week on one of Billboard’s most important most competitive charts. This frame, Legend, officially credited to Marley and the Wailers, hits 676 weeks on the Billboard 200, Billboard’s […]
By Mia Mercado
Rihanna attends Sephora Fenty Beauty by Rihanna launch event on April 5, 2018 in Milan, Italy. Photo: Andrea Raffin / Shutterstock.com (thecut.com) All billionaires are bad, but if there must be billionaires, it’s only right that Rihanna is one of them. According to Forbes, everyone’s favorite bad gal is officially worth over a billion dollars ($1.7 […]
Photo by Maria Oswalt on Unsplash By Steve James, Jamaicans.com Reggae music has always been at the forefront of protest music for social justice and racial equality. “Get Up Stand Up” by Bob Marley is one of the first songs that may come to mind when you think of reggae protest songs however there are […]
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BY DANIELLE POINTDUJOUR Trini To Di Bone: Nicki Minaj Came To Play and Slay At Trinidad Carnival You can take the girl out of Trinidad, but you can never take the Trini out of the girl, and everyone’s favorite Barbie, Nicki Minaj, is proof of that. The 37-year-old “Yikes” rapper and Trinidad and Tobago native headed […]
Jamaican reggae star and Grammy Award winner Koffee is set to make her debut at the 2020 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, one of the world’s most popular music festivals. The 2020 staging of the festival will be held in the Coachella Valley in the Colorado Desert area in California at the Empire Polo […]
By Janet Howard
While we patiently or impatiently count down the days until Rihanna releases her long-awaited ninth studio album, our girl just tightened her stranglehold on world domination. Rihanna has announced a new book, called Rihanna, of course, and it’s 504 glorious pages long. The collection, which is billed as a “visual autobiography,” comes out this fall […]