The Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival revealed its lineup for 2013 and it’s smoking hot! Headlining this year includes multi-platinum, Grammy-winner—R&B mega star singer-songwriter, R Kelly; the legendary Ojay’s; acclaimed Caribbean maestro David Rudder, bandleader and mambo musician Tito Puente Jr.; celebrated guitarist and singer Ronald ‘Boo’ Hinkson and accomplished Senegalese-American hip-hop recording artist, [...]
“Nobody can tell you what tomorrow brings, so live your life today, no-one’s really sure their gonna see tomorrow, don’t know what’s around the way … “
Multi-platinum reggae artist Gentleman – is still celebrating the news that his 2011 solo album Diversity was among 50 albums on a provisional shortlist for ‘Best Reggae Album’ at next years [...]
Tiffany Bender, 22 and Alize Beal, 23 founders of Y.U.N.G. Harlem—an organization designed to provide alternative solutions to violence, are honored at the 2012 Black Girls Rocks for M.A.D. Award (Making A Difference).
The Making A Difference Award recognizes young women who are making a difference in their communities. The top three candidates that receive the [...]
Tiffany Bender, 22 and Alize Beal, 23 founders of Y.U.N.G. Harlem—an organization designed to provide alternative solutions to violence, is one of 10 candidates nationwide who have been nominated by Black Girls Rocks for 2012 M.A.D. Award (Making A Difference).
Multimedia Journalist, Tiffany Bender, and Marketing Guru, Alize Beal, are both natives of Harlem. They founded [...]
The New York Yankees nominates Bronx native Tiffany Simone Co-Founder & Executive Director of Silent Voices United Inc. for the The “State Farm Go To Bat Award” for her charitable work in the Bronx community. The State Farm “Go to Bat” Award recognizes and highlights the efforts of individuals in the community who are committed [...]
NEW YORK (November 29, 2011) – Richie Stephens is back! And, although still in what he says is “a healing process” the popular Jamaican music maker declared he is not just back, but “back with a bang.”
Stephens who missed this year’s Jamaica Jazz and Blues festival due to the tragic death of his 22 year-old [...]
If you’re looking for that perfect gift I have the perfect stocking stuffer for you. Jean Lowrie Chin’s delightfully charming and yet compelling new book of poetry & writings ‘ Souldance ‘ takes you on a journey into the quintessential Jamaican paradise where she shares stories of her growing up in Jamaica, societal issues and [...]
“BE INSPIRED!” was Hip Hop Rapper Heavy D’s last words on twitter to his more than 150,000 friends and followers, before collapsing in his California home Tuesday. He reported having tightness in his chest. He later died at a hospital. He was 44.
Heavy D, whose real name is Dwight Arrington Myers, is known for his [...]