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 […]

Buju Banton Returns to the USA: Dancehall Legend Rejoices as He Regains US Visa

Buju Banton Returns to the USA: Dancehall Legend Rejoices as He Regains US Visa

Photo courtesy: DJ Khaled, jamaicans.com By jamaicans.com After over 5 years, renowned dancehall artist Buju Banton, born Mark Myrie, is back in the United States. The celebrated artist, known for hits like “Wanna Be Loved,” expressed his gratitude, declaring, “God is amazing.” In a surprise announcement made by DJ Khaled during a live Instagram video, Buju […]

Jamaican Reggae Artist Qyor Launches “Cool Runnings”

Jamaican Reggae Artist Qyor Launches “Cool Runnings”

Photo credit: Noel of @Urbanehue By Lyndon Taylor Listen to the interview with Jamaican artist, Qyor, here: Jamaican artist Qyor has launched his latest single “Cool Runnings,” bringing a fresh take on reggae music to listeners worldwide. The project, conceived at the beginning of 2023, emerged from a collaborative session with producer Rayon “Slyda Di […]

From Rebel to Retail − Inside Bob Marley’s Posthumous Musical and Merchandising Empire

From Rebel to Retail − Inside Bob Marley’s Posthumous Musical and Merchandising Empire

Editorial credit: spatuletail / Shutterstock.com By Mike Alleyne | February 5, 2024 | The Conversation Listen to Music Scholar, Dr. Mike Alleyne, here: The long-awaited Bob Marley biopic “One Love” will highlight important moments in the musician’s life – his adolescence in Trench Town, his spiritual growth, the attempt on his life. But as a music industry scholar, I […]

Antigua Celebrates its Attributes through Music

Antigua Celebrates its Attributes through Music

Elite Island Resorts, the premier name in Caribbean hospitality, celebrates the grand reopening of The Verandah Antigua with the video premiere of Caribbean Vacation, a spirited musical collaboration with Antigua’s Reggae Ambassador Causion featuring Caribbean reggae artist Red Fox. This new melodic celebration is an invitation for all to dive into the rhythmic allure of […]

Barbadian steel drummer brings Caribbean melodies to Queens

Barbadian steel drummer brings Caribbean melodies to Queens

Photo courtesy: David Powell (Flushing, N.Y.)— Flushing Town Hall’s Mini-Global Mashup series continues with its upcoming performance on November 17 at 7 p.m. of “Barbados Meets USA African American Spirituals,” featuring Barbadian steel drummer Adrian Clarke accompanied by keyboardist Richard Henry, and American jazz bassist Hilliard Greene. Curated by acclaimed trumpeter and composer Frank London of […]

Burna Boy Announced for Dominica Creole Music Festival

Burna Boy Announced for Dominica Creole Music Festival

14 April 2022. Ziggo Dome Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Concert of Burna Boy (Shutterstock) Dominica’s Minister for Tourism, International Transport and Maritime Initiatives, Denise Charles, announced two new artistes to perform at Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival carded for October 28 – 30, 2022 at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium. Grammy award winning Nigerian afrobeat sensation […]

Rihanna is Pregnant! Singer and Fashion Icon Expecting First Baby with A$AP Rocky

The singer debuted her baby bump while out in New York City over the weekend with her rapper boyfriend.

Rihanna is Pregnant! Singer and Fashion Icon Expecting First Baby with A$AP Rocky

Rihanna and ASAP Rocky attend the Fashion Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London. – London, United Kingdom- December 2, 2019 (Shutterstock) By Benjamin VanHoose and Georgia Slater, People Rihanna has babies on the brain! The “Diamonds” singer and fashion mogul, 33, is pregnant, expecting her first baby with rapper A$AP Rocky. The couple […]

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