• Maxi Priest performs at the 10th Annual Atlanta Jerkfest
  • Harry Belafonte PHOTO: redcarpetshelley.com

Maxi Priest performs at the 10th Annual Atlanta Jerkfest

Grace Atlanta Caribbean Jerk Festival 2017 – SUN Sept. 3

August 14, 2017 | No Comments

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  Glen Simmonds Events, Carib Event Partners, MCMG, with support from Business Concepts Consulting and in association with the Atlanta Montego Bay Sister Cities Foundation and Island Gruve Music present the 12th Annual Grace Atlanta…

It’s Not Just Reggae, Says Chronixx: Call It ‘Black Experimental Music’

August 22, 2017 | No Comments

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The artist Chronixx, born Jamar McNaughton, is 24 years old. But he’s already been hailed as the leader of Jamaica’s roots revival moment: an island-wide return to old-school reggae. He’s not so sure, though, that…

Nevis Government Sending 41 Persons to England to Honor Nevisian-born Arthur France Founder of Leeds Carnival

August 22, 2017 | No Comments

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Ms. Shelagh James, Chairperson of the Nevis Cultural UK Exchange Fundraising Committee says plans are progressing smoothly for a delegation of 41 persons traveling to Leeds on August 23 to September 02, 2017 to honor…

Machel Montano: Journey of a Soca King Set for Debut at BronzeLens Film Festival Aug 23-27

August 21, 2017 | No Comments

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  The 8th Annual BronzeLens Film Festival takes place in Atlanta August 23-August 27.  The festival has become a staple film festival for Atlanta and features great panels in addition to the film screenings. This…

Photos and Results: Nevis Culturama Festival 43

August 18, 2017 | No Comments

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The 4rd staging of Nevis Culturama Parade took place on Tuesday, August 8 in Charleston, Nevis.  The weather was beautiful and the crowd even more so!  Nevis Culturama is always one of my favorite carnival…

Harry Belafonte PHOTO: redcarpetshelley.com

Legendary Activist Harry Belafonte to Receive BCRI’s Top Award

August 18, 2017 | No Comments

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  In honor of its 25th Anniversary, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) has announced three recipients of the 2017 Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award, the institute’s highest award that honors outstanding individuals for…

BronzeLens Women Superstars Neema Barnette, Nefertite Nguvu, and Crystal Fox to be honored August 25, 2017 in Atlanta

August 18, 2017 | No Comments

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Legendary and emerging stars in front of and behind the lens who have significantly influenced the film and television industry will receive awards during the BronzeLens Women SuperStars Luncheon (WSSL), August 25, 2017, at the…

Happy Birthday Marcus Mosiah Garvey!

August 17, 2017 | No Comments

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Jamaican National Hero Marcus Mosiah Garvey was born in St Ann’s Bay on August 17, 1887 — 130 years ago today. Born only 39 years after the full abolition of slavery in Jamaica, Garvey turned…

Popcaan Set to Defend His Red Bull #CultureClash Title in Atlanta – FRI August 25

August 17, 2017 | No Comments

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  4 Stages. 4 Crews. 1 Winner. The world’s biggest music battle returns to the U.S. this summer. Inspired by Jamaican sound clashes, Red Bull Culture Clash heads to Atlanta on Friday, August 25 Red…

Master P & Tiny Harris Host Press Conference in ATL on Global Mixed Gender Basketball League

August 16, 2017 | No Comments

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Businessman, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Music, and Television Mogul “Master P” Miller, owner of the New Orleans Gators along with businesswoman, music and TV star Tameka “Tiny” Harris, first female owner of GMGB professional basketball team Atlanta…

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