Monthly Archives: "November 2013"

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. He’s a man who, as simple as he may seem in his approach to his career in entertainment, has managed to play the right cards and win. Roger Joseph is a make it happen kind of guy so when his song ‘Pipe’ spread like wildfire during Trinidad and Tobago’s carnival 2009 celebration, prompting even soca’s Denise Belfon to get in on the success by remixing it, it didn’t happen by guess. The Trinidad and Tobago native who is also a host on Caribbean entertainment network, TEMPO, is aboutRead More
Kingston, Jamaica: Food lovers all over Kingston are looking forward to the next staging of Bachelor Chef Cookout, a quarterly themed food event that is hosted by none other than the Jamaican Bachelor Chef, Shea Stewart, CEO/Head Chef of the highly acclaimed catering company Elite Kreations Limited. This staging of Bachelor Chef Cookout dubbed the Oriental Edition will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2013 at Kabana on Hope Road. The Bachelor Chef, Shea Stewart said “The event is fast becoming Kingston’s favourite food event and this time we wentRead More
World/Pop recording artist, Orisha Sound and is now being called one of the hardest working women in the music industry. As she travels back and forth between her home in Kingston, Jamaica and Los Angeles, California, Orisha seems to always be engaged in a new promotional or production campaign involving her songs, videos or reality show. After returning to LA from Jamaica a couple weeks ago, Orisha Sound filmed two music videos, one of which was for the new single “world war three” featuring the dancehall king Beenie Man. SheRead More
Self pride is beneficial for individual self-esteem. In some cultures, showing pride is almost mandatory to illustrate one’s love and appreciation for community or a cause. In the world of pageantry, contestants are quite selective over the pageant gown that is worn as it is an anticipated segment of the pageant. Judges and audiences typically expect contestants to wear traditional pageant gowns and wardrobe. However we found two accomplished women (Ms. Florida America 2013 – Amanda Wamunyima and Ms. America 2013 – Chiniqua Pettaway) who embrace ethnic fashions and displayRead More
The MOBO award-winning Italian reggae artist Alborosie recently released his brand new studio album and vinyl LP Sound The System (October 1, VP/Greensleeves) in the United States. The multi-talented artist encompasses a mix of live instruments and analogue recording techniques akin to reggae’s golden age. On his latest album, he produced the majority of the tracks and played 90% of the accompanying instrumental parts. Sound The System follows his two previous acclaimed Greensleeves studio albums – Two Times Revolution and Escape From Babylon. Special guests on the album include Ky-ManiRead More
The official home for Caribbean Culture Tropicalfete Incorporation celebrates the “Top 100 Count Down & Award of Excellence” on Thursday, December 5th, 2013. The event is in honor of Richie Richardson, the designing mind of curating art exhibits, fashion masquerade carnival, theatre and Halloween, hundreds of Logos, original T-shirt designs and New York Subway campaigns. Tropicalfete’s Award of Excellence honors the accomplishments & contributions of persons and/or organizations that have had a roll in the development of the Caribbean Community. The achievement of the awardees is significant on an internationalRead More
The MOBO award-winning Italian reggae artist Alborosie recently released his brand new studio album and vinyl LP Sound The System (October 1, VP/Greensleeves) in the United States. The multi-talented artist encompasses a mix of live instruments and analogue recording techniques akin to reggae’s golden age. On his latest album, he produced the majority of the tracks and played 90% of the accompanying instrumental parts. Sound The System follows his two previous acclaimed Greensleeves studio albums – Two Times Revolution and Escape From Babylon. Special guests on the album include Ky-ManiRead More
Soca sensation Bunji Garlin, who is slated to release his new studio album Differentology on VP Records early next year, has already established the title track as the biggest hit of the 2013 Caribbean Carnival season. The single, which has garnered an accumulation of over a million YouTube views since its February 2013 release, continues to make major moves in the United States. Last week, the Trinidadian vocalist was declared the reigning champion on NYC’s HOT 97 FM’s Battle of The Beats competition. Determined by fan’s votes, “Differentology” knocked outRead More
New York, New York – The day has arrived, Tessanne Chin has made it to the LIVE rounds on the Voice, now its our time to show our support. Over the past few weeks many of us have prayed, fast and even started to campaign for Tessanne Chin’s success on the Voice. Making it to the live rounds of the VOICE is only the first step and Tessanne has not disappoint us, so lets not disappoint her and show her our support in as many ways possible. Here is whatRead More
New York, New York – International Reggae Crooner Sanchez hit Atlanta over the weekend to shoot the video for his new single “Him Buy You A Drink”. Produced by Sanchez on his own Sanmonik Records and distributed by New Millionaire Entertainment, Sanchez new single is quickly becoming the ladies anthem. Entering Pisces Night Club he was immediately greeted by a few beautiful ladies from the cast, but it was the special leading lady, Erica Pinkett of Vh1 Love & Hip Hop who was honored for the new opportunity. “As aRead More