• Love and Harmony Cruise
  • Ziggy Marley and family at the 59th Annual GRAMMYs
  • Skip Marley and Katy Perr

Haitian American WorldStarHipHop Founder Dead At 43

January 26, 2017 | No Comments

  The Haitian American founder of top Hip hop website, WorldStarHipHop, passed away in his sleep Monday according to TMZ. Lee “Q” O’Denat who was born in Brooklyn and raised in Hollis, Queens, NY, was…

Caribbean American actress Naomi Harris

Caribbean-American Actress Nominated for an Oscar

January 26, 2017 | No Comments

  Caribbean-American actress Naomie Melanie Harris has been nominated for Best Supporting Actress for the 89th Annual Academy Awards, according to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Harris is nominated for her portrayal…

Sheryl Lee Ralph on Wendy

WATCH – Jamaican Dream Girl Sheryl Lee Ralph on the Wendy Williams Show

January 25, 2017 | No Comments

  Still beautiful, sassy and the epitome of a Caribbean Dream Girl, 60 year old Sheryl Lee Ralph sat down with popular daytime TV host Wendy Williams to talk about her new Broadway role in…

Host Fahamu Pecou chatting with guests

[PHOTOS] Janelle Monáe, Ambassador Andrew Young Attend Screening for Oscar-Nominated Documentary “I Am Not Your Negro”

January 25, 2017 | No Comments

  On Monday, musical superstar and social critic/activist, Janelle Monáe and civil rights icon, Andrew Young engaged with students, press and influencers at a private screening of I Am Not Your Negro.     Hosted by famed visual artist and…

Barack and Michelle Obama Enjoy Well-Deserved Vacation in the British Virgin Islands

January 24, 2017 | No Comments

I always knew that Former President Barack Obama had great taste!  The Obamas could have chosen anywhere in the world for their first post-Presidency vacay and they chose to vacation in the Caribbean, the British…

MAVADO to Perform at 9 Mile Festival

January 24, 2017 | No Comments

  Smilin Island Food is pleased to present the 24th Annual 9 Mile Music Festival. The event will be held on March 11th at the beautiful Historic Virginia Key Beach Park located at 4020 Virginia…

Joi McMillon

‘Moonlight’ Earns 8 Oscar Nominations; Makes History with First Black Woman Nominated for Film Editing

January 24, 2017 | No Comments

  The 89th Oscars® nominations were announced this morning and “Moonlight” received the following eight (8) nods: * Best Supporting Actor – Mahershala Ali * Cinematography – James Laxton * Best Original Score – Nicholas Britell * Best Adapted Screenplay – Barry Jenkins…

Trumpet Awards Special Performances Include New Edition Tribute Featuring Jagged Edge & Silk And Gospel Tribute By Shirley Caesar, Erica Campbell

January 19, 2017 | No Comments

Bounce will world premiere the 25th Annual Trumpet Awards, the prestigious annual event celebrating African-American achievements and contributions, on Sunday, January 29 at 9:00pm ET. Bounce recently acquired all assets of The Trumpet Awards and…

WATCH: Rosie Perez Talks Everything You Need to Know for the Women’s March On Washington

January 19, 2017 | No Comments

The Women’s March on Washington is set to take place the day after Donald Trump is sworn in as the nation’s 45th president, Saturday, January 21, 2017.  The Women’s March organizers thought it would be…

Busy Signal Lands in NYC

WATCH #FreshFromYard – Busy Signal Finally Returns to USA and Drops By Hot 97

January 18, 2017 | No Comments

Jamaican Dancehall star Busy Signal made his long-awaited return to the United States last week.  After a lengthy absence following legal issues Busy touched down in New York City last Friday.    Busy wasted no…

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