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Best of the best Caribbean music acts take…

The Super Bowl of Caribbean concerts happens in Miami every Memorial Day Weekend. The 16th Annual Best of the Best Music Fest will feature some of the top reggae, dancehall and soca acts Sunday, May…

Dining with Curvy comes to America

After a successful year of launching her critically acclaimed restaurant Dining With Curvy in Kingston, Jamaica and her “Dining with Curvy From My Table to Yours” cookbook, Yanique “Curvy Diva” Barrett is looking at meeting…

Review: Masicka’s 438 album is a masterpiece

Masicka shows that he is a lyrical wizard with his latest release, 16-track album, “438.” The dancehall artiste moves the genre forward with the masterpiece. It is a storytelling piece with melodic and metaphoric stanzas.…

Nikki Z Returns To The Airwaves: Bridge 99…

The Caribbean Queen of radio ‘Nikki Z’ returns home to her throne at an IRIE Jam Media Group affiliate in Jamaica. The mega-media personality and disc jockey, whose real name is Nicole Duhaney, received her…

Marley family releases psychedelic mushroom brand

A leading global psychedelics company has joined with the family of legendary musician Bob Marley to launch the first global functional and psychedelic mushroom consumer brand. Marley One is a range of functional mushroom tinctures…

Jahvillani delivers ‘Dirt to Bentley’

Recording artist and Wile Side Government originator Jahvillani has announced the release date of his album "Dirt to Bentley." The project will be released July 9. The 13-track debut is a triumphant expression of Jamaica’s…

Jada Kingdom maps long-term dancehall legacy

Jada Kingdom walked on stage in a Miami warehouse dressed like a cross between a Gothic princess and the badass Lara Cross from “Tomb Raider.” Adorned in a Rick Owens laced-up jacket, brown and army-green…

The ugly truth about fibroids

The cause of fibroids has been a mystery for years. Sources say it stems from obesity, family history, to the early onset of puberty. The National Institutes of Health estimates that 80% of all women…

How Bob Marley is still making history in…

It’s fast approaching Feb. 6, Bob Marley’s birthday, and the usual flood of stories about the Jamaican superstar are being prepared. Just days before 2020 closes, he is closing in on another milestone. This story…

Series: An attainable journey to financial freedom

Plan for your financial freedom To attain financial freedom, it is imperative to take simple steps and practice patience along the way. Congratulate yourself on having taken the first two steps: Step 1: Envision a…

Meet Skye: Air Force sergeant, cosplay queen

Skye Owen has been spending the last few months learning Korean for her next U.S. Air Force assignment. She likes to dress up as her favorite animated character and pose for photos on her off…

Living with COVID-19

As loved ones, friends and strangers die each day, this time is reminiscent of the horror movies of World War II and the Vietnam War. A friendship develops between soldiers, they fight together, eat, drink…

Series: An attainable journey to financial freedom

Series: Assess your current financial situation Last month, we focused on formulating a financial vision and identifying your financial goals to equip you to achieve financial freedom.  Now that you have a clear financial vision…

Marie is the face behind the hottest red…

Marie Mirveline Charles left the countryside in Haiti as a child for a new life in the U.S. It was a strange and challenging transition for Charles, but with family support, persistence and an aptitude…

Abebe Lewis moves the culture forward

Reggae music is going through a rebirth. The new age of the genre is evolving as the culture changes, and the new generation reaches its prime.The new wave is not your parents' rocksteady or grandparents'…

Davica uses her story to empower others

Some of the responses have been edited for clarity. Davica V. Williams, known as Davi Speaks, is a multimedia personality, realtor and Christian spiritual advisor. She loves the culture, flair and the interconnectedness of her…

DJ Spider revolutionizes soca music

Some of the responses have been edited for clarity. Haskell Greenidge, better known as DJ Spider, is a super producer, disc jockey, songwriter and music curator from New York. He is known for revolutionizing soca…

The best music collaborations ever

When more than one artist is featured on a track, it creates musical magic. Back in the 1990s, when there were world premieres of videos on TV, we would abandon the original version of a…

Reggae Jam with Inner Circle and The Wailers

Start 2022 off at the 3rd Annual Reggae Jam featuring live performances by Inner Circle and The Wailers on Sunday, Jan. 2 at Oasis Wynwood in Miami. The Wailers, the legendary and Grammy-nominated band of…