Recording Artist K’Coneil Receives JUNO Award Nomination for Best Reggae Recording

Already humbled by his recent nomination for BEST NEW ENTERTAINER by Martin’s International, producer of the 36th Annual International Reggae & World Music Awards (IRAWMA), K’Coneil’s excitement and humbleness doubled this morning as he received the news of his nomination for a 2018 JUNO AWARD, REGGAE RECORDING OF THE YEAR! This honor was bestowed for […]
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Safaree, Sean Kingston Collab ‘Paradise’ Featured On #1 Billboard Reggae Album

The #1 album this week on the Billboard Reggae Album Chart is ‘Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica.” The album comes in ahead of Grammy winning album Stony Hill by Damian “Jr Gong” Marley that sits at “2 and Chronology by Chronixx which sits at #7. Among the popular tracks on the disc are ‘Paradise’ by […]
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Award Winning Actress And Activist CCH Pounder To Be Presented With The Bob Marley Award At The American Foundation For The University Of The West Indies Awards Gala In New York, February 22

The American Foundation for The University of the West Indies (AFUWI) will present renowned actress and activist Carol Christine Hilaria “CCH” Pounder with the prestigious AFUWI Bob Marley Award at the 21st Annual Legacy Awards Gala on Thursday, February 22, 2018 in New York City. The AFUWI Legacy Awards Gala is a prestigious annual event which seeks to […]
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Jamaica To Host 2019 Caribbean Travel Marketplace

The Caribbean’s largest tourism marketing event will be held in Jamaica next year. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) officially announced that the 37th edition of Caribbean Travel Marketplace will be held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre from January 29 to 31, 2019. The event will be held in collaboration with the Jamaica Ministry […]
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Roots Of Creation Announces Winter Tour 2018 + New Album Grateful Dub: A Reggae-Inspired Tribute To The Grateful Dead

Roots of Creation (RoC) announce their highly anticipated coast-to-coast Grateful Dub 2018 tour dates! The band kicks off the tour appropriately at Garcia’s in Port Chester, NY for Deadcenter: a Bob Marley Birthday Celebration on February 7th. Highlights on the 33+ date tour includes supporting Wyclef Jean (The Fugees) at Jannus Live in St. Petersburg. They are also set to return to […]
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Search Begins for JCDC 55 Children’s Gospel Stars

The Jamaica Children’s Gospel Song Competition is on the hunt for the island’s most talented junior Gospel singers. Organised by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) an Agency of the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Jamaica Children’s Gospel Song Competition will begin its elimination this Friday, February 9, with the first of […]
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Night of The Stars Benefit Concert Slated for February 24 in Jamaica

February is celebrated as the month of love, black history and it is also the birth month of Reggae’s greats Bob Marley and Dennis Brown. What better time is there to celebrate Jamaican culture while encouraging philanthropy? Night of the Stars Benefit Concert is the brainchild of event planner Lamoy McLean, founder and CEO of […]
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Young Jamaican Canadian female Filmmaker Tackles Issue of Anti-Black Racism Stereotypes in Short Film

On February 17, 2018 the short film Tagged, written/directed/produced by upcoming  Jamaican Canadian filmmaker Jual Dacosta will have its world premiere at the 6th annual Toronto Black Film Festival. Based on a true story, the film highlights the murder of a promising young black man and explores the grief of a family and community riddled with pain. As […]
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Owning Your Home in Jamaica!

The Victoria Mutual Building Society (VMBS) – Florida Representative Office, in partnership with renowned Jamaican Developer, Richmond St. Ann, invites the public to meet the Richmond Development Sales Team and VMBS Mortgage Specialists, who can assist and guide persons on their journey towards owning their dream home in Jamaica. The one-on-one meetings will be held […]
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Food For The Poor, A Beacon Of Hope For 36 Years

Since 1982, Food For The Poor donors have provided life-transforming work throughout the Caribbean and Latin American. Hundreds of thousands of the forgotten, the hungry and the poor have been blessed with a new opportunity in life, renewing that spark of hope for them and future generations. Since inception, Food For The Poor donors have […]
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