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Alison Hinds, Freddie McGregor and Luciano for Grace Atlanta Caribbean JerkFest Sun. Aug. 31

August 31, 2014 | No Comments

Panthersville Stadium will be transformed into a mecca of Jamaican food, music and culture on Sunday, August 31, 2014 for the The 9th Annual Grace Atlanta Caribbean Jerk Festival and Family Fun Day.  The aroma…

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Nefatari Put the Caribbean on the Red Carpet at Essence Music Festival

Reggae Pop Star Nefatari Nominated For Prestigious Annual Underground Music Awards

August 29, 2014 | No Comments

Rising reggae pop star Nefatari’s impressive accolades boasts such achievements as proudly being the first Caribbean artist to perform at the Essence Music Festival, background singer for Lindsay Lohan, gracing the pages of Vogue and…

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Miguel Southwell was named aviation general manager of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

PICS: Atlanta Jamaican Association Annual Independence Ball

August 28, 2014 | No Comments

On August 16, the Atlanta Jamaican Association Inc. (AJA)  in collaboration with the AJ Scholarship Fund held their Annual Independence Ball and Scholarship Awards. The event, held at the Atlanta Airport Marriott, was attended by…

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VIDEO: Bunji Garlin, Wayne Marshall, Elephant Man, Gyptian & More On BET 106 & Park

August 28, 2014 | No Comments

The Caribbean Carnival takeover actually did happen!  It aired at special time on Tuesday afternoon.  In case you missed it (like I did it!), here are some of the clips.  Big ups to Soca Viking…

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NYC Labor Day Caribbean Carnival Gets Underway – Details Inside!

August 28, 2014 | No Comments

  Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams will today help kick-off the beginning of the annual five-day celebration of Caribbean carnival in New York City – the West Indian American Day Carnival. North America’s largest carnival…

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Groundbreaking Televised Reggae Competition Show ‘Dancehall Got Talent’ Underway

August 28, 2014 | No Comments

Although reggae has been part of mainstream thanks to such legends as iconic Bob Marley, dancehall has slowly and stealthily made it’s impact. From Grammy winners Shabba Ranks and Shaggy, dancehall has gradually seeped and…

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New African Music Label ‘ChiBase Productions’ Launches To Promote African Music Worldwide

August 28, 2014 | No Comments

From the South African choral groups to juju rhythms of Nigeria that sparked America’s fascination with the “world beat” genre in the early 1980s; from the acoustic strands of Malian music that provided the DNA…

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Is 106 & Park on Hiatus Following Blue Ivy Controversy?

August 27, 2014 | No Comments

  UPDATE:  The Caribbean Carnival “special” edition of 106 & Park aired earlier this week on Tuesday.  Not sure if we will see it on 106 & Park at its regularly scheduled time slot but…

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Caribbean National Moves Forward At U.S. Open

August 27, 2014 | No Comments

Caribbean national Victor Estrella Burgos made history on Day Two of the 2014 U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, Corona Park, New York on Tuesday. Estrella Burgos became the first player from the Dominican Republic to…

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Haitian Amputees’ Story of Triumph and Survival to Premiere at Portland Film Festival

August 27, 2014 | No Comments

A documentary about hope and healing in the midst of the horrific aftermath of Haiti’s 2010 earthquake will be a featured presentation at the Portland Film Festival on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 2:30 p.m. at…

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