I could tell this night was going to be one for the ages when, as I entered Latin Quarters, I saw one of the security guards carrying out a patron who seemingly drank her P.C.D. (Post Carnival Depression) away; and this was just after 6pm! As I walked down the stairs onto the general area, [...]
Jodi-Ann Gray, the KOOL FM personality who was shot as she attempted to enter her Portmore home, gave birth to a baby girl earlier this week. Back in April of this year, Gray was about to leave her motorcar when she was assaulted by a man who shot her once in the face and twice [...]
International reggae artiste Tarrus Riley has once again joined forces with radio station Irie FM to present the Tarrus Riley-Irie FM Freedom Writer competition. The competition seeks to unearth the creativity of teenagers and their knowledge of black history. In a release to the media, Riley said feedback and response from the competition last year [...]
Urban electro pop phenom, Theophilus London, has an awesome musical opportunity for aspiring artistes! London, the Trinidadian-born Brooklyn-bred international superstar and search engine giant – bing have created a unique contest for the readers of JAYBLESSED.com. All you have to do is submit your mastered remix of Theophilus London’s track “All Around the World” for [...]
At noon yesterday, Shedorine Jack of Trinidad was announced the winner of the JAYBLESSED.com’s BIGGEST FAN CONTEST via Tiwtter and Facebook. Congratulations Ms. Jack! Special thanks to everyone that entered and to our contest sponsor, Aye’ Shanti Pieces. Due to the overwhelming response to the Aye’ Shanti handcraft line, Aye’ Shanti Pieces will be having [...]
REGGAE princess Etana is doing her part to help with back-to-school efforts, with the launch of an essay competition for young Jamaicans between 11-15 years old. The singer, who is a mother herself, is aiming to get children in that age group thinking about their future and overcoming their challenges. Titled the Be Strong, Be [...]
Ayé Shanti pieces are handcrafted and designed by Brooklyn-based artist, Shanti Vincent. Her pieces are an ode to her lovely Caribbean background. Inspired by its vibrant colors, riddims, and breathtaking natural scenery of her island home Grenada, she has created the most beautiful, original hand-crafted pieces. Known for her custom-made floral pieces and carnival jewelry, [...]
The highly anticipated Red Label Wine International Dancehall Queen Contest 2011 will take place on July 30, 2011 at Pier One in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Big Head Promotions has presented the annual International Dancehall Queen Contest, which is the premier and only authentic dancing contest for dancehall queens from across the world. Last year’s show [...]
Controversial dancehall artist, Adidja “Vybz Kartel” Palmer is now trying his hand at the reality television ticket with his “Teacha’s Pet” show, scheduled for Fall 2011. With a story line similar to “Flavor of Love” & “For the Love of Ray J” 20 females will compete for Kartel’s heart. “This will be another first for [...]
The Grenada Carnival Committee (GCC) has announced the commencement of registration for the 2011 GCC – LIME Soca Monarch and Groovy Monarch competitions. Otis – 2010 Soca Monarch King Registration began last Thursday and runs until 4 p.m. on Friday, July 1, 2011. This year Soca Artistes have already started the ball rolling and have [...]
JAMAICA can finally stop speculating. The eighth season of Digicel Rising Stars is scheduled to be launched this evening on TVJ with what the organisers say will be “many exciting and surprising changes”. “Tonight we will introduce Jamaica to an all-new Digicel Rising Stars with exciting changes,” a news release from Digicel quotes producer Sharon [...]
If you have been living under a rock somewhere, then you might not have heard the hip hop hit “Roll Up” (If you have been check out the video below) I am guessing that we all can assume what the meaning behind that song is…for those who are a little slow it’s about weed. So [...]
Want to win a pair of tickets to see our girl Melanie Fiona perform in NYC? Text MFLife to 88528 by noon on April 1st. to see Melanie Fiona and Marsha Ambrosius at Irving Plaza in New York City on April 5th.
High off of Carnival, I had to ask the question; which one of these Soca divas have the sexiest body? Is it Alison Hinds? Or the two new mommies Mrs Fay Ann Garlin Or Bacchanal aka Destra? Or the extraodinary….Denise “Saucy Wow” Belfon!