All Blog Posts Tagged 'music' (73)

Jamaican Reggae Star Protoje on the Dying Art of Rasta Crowns

By: Rachel Hahn - Vogue

Whenever reggae star Protoje takes the stage, people beg him for one of the hats that he’s wearing, and for good reason—nobody else sports the particularly capacious Rasta crowns like he does. He’s…

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A DJ’s Journey From Barbados to Winning The World DJ Championship

SANTIAGO, Chile, Thursday December 29, 2016A 25-year-old Bajan, DJ Puffy, has done what no other Barbadian has done before. Rocking crowds while spinning different styles in an original and super smooth ride – as well as demonstrating amazing…

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President Obama Visits Jamaica and the Bob Marley Museum

President Barack Obama tours the Bob Marley Museum led by tour guide Natasha Clark (2nd-L) in Kingston, Jamaica, on April 8, 2015. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama made an unannounced stop at the …

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New Projects On The Horizon For Alborosie

WITH HIS EP due in September, European singer Alborosie is currently promoting the first song from the project.…

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Barbados Focus: Feature film to document Rihanna’s life and ascent to stardom

CALIFORNIA, United States, Tuesday March 17, 2015 – A feature-length documentary on Barbados’ pop princess Rihanna is in the works via a newly-formed production company…

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Jamaica, Dominica in talks to settle Tommy Lee Sparta deportation issue

ROSEAU, Dominica, Tuesday March 17, 2015, CMC - The Dominica government Monday confirmed…

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Grenada Focus: Jolly Boys: Authentic Grenadian musicians

Arley Gill…

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Jamaica Focus: Violinist Jessica Yap

Jessica Yap has accomplished much in her lifetime. Exposed to music from she was in her mother’s tummy, this violin player has been a staple on the Jamaican music scene since she was a mere tot.…

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Jamaica Jazz & Blues Music Festival 2015 - Be There!!

The R&B soul icon will bring all of his love to Jamaica for the first time

Montego Bay, Jamaica (Nov. 16, 2014) –…

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Trinidad Focus: From Beetham poverty to manager, Floyd Solomon overcomes

Hungry days and tough lessons sculpted the boy from the Beetham into the gracious, compassionate man of today.

It was the new age…

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Jamaica 50 dramatically cut

The much anticipated celebrations for Jamaica's 50th anniversary of independence will be dramatically downsized, according to Jamaican Minister of Youth and Culture, Lisa Hanna. The Minister confirmed that the budget has been drastically reduced from over J$3 billion, set by the previous JLP government,…

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Trinidad Focus: Merlana Boissiere - A Phenomenal Woman

For some time, Merlana Boissiere worked out of the marketing department of Sagicor planning and preparing for the company’s annual awards ceremony. She never knew that one day she’d be the recipient of one of those awards. Last year Boissiere, a customer service supervisor at the insurance company was taken…
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Tantalising the taste buds with Chef Francisco Paiva

There’s a new chef in town and he’s wasting no time in turning up the heat and stirring things up in the kitchen. Francisco Paiva has, for the past two months, been…

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Added by CShout1 on March 14, 2012 at 5:49pm — No Comments

Top Jamaican Artistes/Musicians of All Time

Jamaica is as well known for its vibrant culture as it is for it’s seductive natural beauty. The island’s many genres of music have influenced countless people around the world who strongly identify with its varied messages. As Jamaica’s 2012 Reggae Month draws to a close we continue our special 50th…

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Trinidad Focus: Math master owes success to mother

Fayad Wazim Ali, whose math teaching mastery has led to more than 1,000 of his students at Naparima Boys’ College winning scholarships.

Fayad Wazim Ali’s success as a Math teacher is all owed to his mother. “I would remember a lot about how my mother taught me. I remember my mother, Hanipher…
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Jamaica Focus: As Jamaica Turns 50: Top Jamaican Musicians

Sly and Robbie

As Jamaica celebrates Reggae Month and remembers the birth of reggae music legend Bob Marley, this week’s post will focus on the notable Jamaican musicians that have shaped the culture and history of Jamaican music.

Marjorie Whylie…

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Trinidad Focus: Jap adds beauty to T&T

Twenty-year-old Izia “Jap” Lindsay is a master at grafitti and airbrushing.

Izia “Jap” Lindsay is a young artist who knows no boundaries. He simply wants the world to see and feel his work and he’ll stop at nothing to ensure of it. In his mind are images and stories of things conjured based on…

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Buju Banton is innocent

By Chris Sweeney: The Miami New Times

On December 8, 2009, reggae singer Buju Banton slipped on his swim…

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Added by CShout1 on February 9, 2012 at 8:04pm — No Comments

36 hours in Trinidad

Enjoying the breakfast street staple — doubles

Trinidad is not piña colada territory. That’s part of its allure: Unlike virtually every other…

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Added by CShout1 on January 14, 2012 at 7:05pm — No Comments

2012 brings the rise of the bands

Groups come to the fore with a return to roots-reggae sound

 

Mel Cooke, Gleaner Writer

For about 20 years, from the mid-1980s to the latter part of the first decade of the new millennium, it…

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