MTV has named Rihanna one of the hardest working pop stars of 2011 and she deserves the title! “Three years, three albums: That’s the kind of frenetic rate that Rihanna has been working at since she left Chris Brown in 2009,” it noted. Just this year alone, Rihanna released six singles: S&M, California King Bed, [...]
Nicki Minaj has left “pop-music-candy-popping-kid-friendly-Nicki” at the side and has reverted to mixtape Nicki. Listen below as she throws disses to a “stupid Hoe.” I wonder who’s she’s referring to? Nicki Minaj – Stupid Hoe – NSFW Are you feeling this Nicki?
Trinidad and STAR 947 HD were hosts to famous rock band, Evanescence. The Art of Rock concert was held at the Hasley Crawford stadium this past weekend. During fist pumping and trembling hands, these fans were able to capture some of the best moments of the Evanescence concert. Check out the videos of Evanescence live [...]
Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph has been an advocate for HIV/AIDS awareness for the past 30 years. She’s teaming up with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to present a new hip-hop dance inspired by the personal stories of 10 winners of the “Fight HIV You Way” contest. Below she writes exclusively to ESSENCE.com about the importance [...]
Will you be attending the benefit concert for incarcerated reggae and dancehall icon Mark “Buju Banton” Myrie? Promoters of the benefit concert are hoping that fans will turn in droves to support the cause, aimed towards providing financial support to appeal Buju Banton’s convictions stemming from the December 2009 drug arrest. The Buju Banton benefit [...]
For the next few weeks, Jamaica’s dancehall star Mavado will be appearing in major two star-studded events in the U.S. Friday, November 25 Mavado will appear for his We The Best Music record label boss DJ Khaled‘s birthday bash at Club Mansion in South Beach, Miami. DJ Khaled has stated, “Mavado being at my birthday [...]
Whenever you ask who is the undisputed original Queen of Dancehall, there is always a unanimous answer…PATRA! Born Dorothy Smith….wait….Patra your real name is Dorothy???? *Screeeech!* Patra is undoubtedly the first female dancehall star to not only have a successful crossover appeal but the status that comes with it. With her skin tight cat suits, signature [...]
In case you missed it, the Jamaica Tourist Board and Flash Mob America teamed up to give New Yorkers a taste of sun, sand and sea at the Jamaica Reggae Flash Mob in Union Square, NYC on May 9. The flash mob danced to an exclusive dance remix of Ziggy Marley’s “Jamaica In My Head” [...]
The Grand Regional Finale for the Elite Model Look Caribbean was held last Saturday, Novemeber 12th at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad Hotel. Out of the 21 beauties from 9 different caribbean islands that strutted down the catwalk in the hopes of making it to the finale, the winning lucky ladies were Shenika Fernandez from Trinidad and Tobago, Amanda [...]
The lyrical assassin is back at it again! Four time International Soca Monarch King Bunji Garlin, now known as iSpaniard, has released his highly anticipated single, “Irregular.” In the new hit on the Popso Riddim, the madderific, badderific swaggerific and gyal-errific iSpaniard goes back to his Ragga Soca beginnings to drop hard verses and irregular [...]
When was the last time you heard a soca artiste say his/her aim is to entice people all year round, no matter race or culture? Ricardo Melville best known by his sobriquet, Daddy Chinee has been on his grind for sometime, having worked alongside the likes of Crazy, Scrunter, Chris Garcia, Impulse and Rikki Jai, [...]
Check out Jamaica’s comedic duo Ity and Fancy Cat as they make fun of controversial dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel in jail. These two are hilarious!
Jamaican dancehall/reggae group Voicemail is prepping for the release of their new album. Though a release date is yet to be announced or even decided, team members Kevin Blair and Craig Jackson are getting you prepared! “In terms of the production, it’s a more international sounding album. Most of the tracks were produced by The [...]
Here is a sneak peek of what is to come tomorrow night on “Teacha’s Pet” premiere on CVM and LIME TV and now, online! In case you do not reside in the Caribbean, you can watch Vybz Kartel’s one of kind show on pay-per-view! The official online home for TEACHA’s PET PAY PER VIEW is [...]
Check out Rihanna’s just released cover of her new single “We Found Love.” The Bajan Queen’s team released the cover as well as her new logo via her facebook and twitter. “We Found Love,” is a Calvin Harris produced dance single and was scheduled for release on October 11th, however, we have a sneak listen [...]
Rihanna is presently having fun in Brazil on her “Loud” tour. She is also prepping for the release of her sixth studio album this fall, beginning with the release of a new single this October. The Bajan pop star has confirmed that her next single will be titled, “We Found Love.” The song is produced [...]
Coco Velvet model Crystal Noreiga made her international debut at New York Fashion Week 2011. Crystal, Top Model Trinidad and Tobago 2010, was recently awarded a five-year management contract with Elite Latin and South America. The 5ft 11 T&T model was booked for four major catwalk collections during fashion week’s Spring 2012 Ready-to-Wear Collections including [...]
I recently had the golden opportunity to an exclusive interview with primetime and Lifetime TV‘s new darling, Miss Anya Ayoung Chee. This jovial island girl with the very sexy Caribbean accent and tenacious spirit was exactly everything I expected. With no cameras, no editors and no commercial breaks, she was everything you saw on TV [...]
After teasing details about her upcoming album earlier this week, Rihanna continued delivering details about the record on Friday (September 16) when she tweeted that her sixth studio album will drop this fall. When one of the Barbados beauty’s Twitter followers asked, “When’s the next album due?” Rihanna exuberantly replied, “THIS FALL!!!!!” With the singer’s [...]
Starting from Wednesday 21st September through Tuesday 4th October across both islands, will be the 6th annual Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival (TTFF). The TTFF is the largest of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean. But not only does it feature some of the finest films from Trinidad & Tobago and the Caribbean diaspora, it [...]
Veteran reggae singer Richie Stephens and one of Europe’s biggest reggae stars Gentleman prove that they make a great musical and friendly combination. The two artistes have not only collaborated on music but they’re filmed a mini documentary surrounding their friendship that started back in 1998, their recent touring and their new single, “Live Your [...]
Jamaican artiste Bugle is spilling truth in his latest video for his single “Idol” – where he speaks specifically to an artiste he used to idolize but no longer does. We wonder who that could be? Hmmmm…… Check out the Jerome Hyde directed video.
Here’s a feel good video for all reggae lovers! Check out the official video of Live Your Life by Richie Stephens and the Gentleman. In the words of Corey Todd – “Mi Like It!”
Fashion Night Out saw tons of stylist fashionistas and swaggerific dudes enjoying a fun night out. This past Thursday, Yotel was the place to be for the big Married to The M.O.B. fashion event with tons of industry folk and Caribbean celebrities, including the Gully God himself Mavado and hosted by Power 105′s Angela Yee. [...]