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Griffiths makes us boogie

Marcia Griffiths is probably best known as one of Bob Marley’s backing singers The I Threes, yet she is an accomplished performer in her own right and since his passing in 1981 she has been touring the world to appreciative packed houses. Anyone who has partied to the hit ‘Electric Boogie’ has dance

19 Jul, 2019

Banton’s star shines brightest

Rastafarians generally don’t celebrate their birthdays, but Buju Banton ensured everyone he was grateful to mark his 46th ‘earthstrong’ on Monday by announcing it on social media.

19 Jul, 2019

Destra is queen of party

Destra Garcia is not known as the Queen of Bacchanal for nothing. Her fabulous style of soca is a winner whoever she performs to, always marked with the anthemic ‘It’s Carnival’, a duet she recorded with the king of soca, Machel Montana in 2003. Every soca party includes that tune and even though it

16 Mar, 2018

Bad boy Killer is unlikely mentor

Bounty Killer is the dancehall maestro known not just for his amazing lyrical ability and ability to work his audiences into a frenzy, he is also renowned for nurturing talent.

07 Mar, 2018

Rudder’s anthem loved by cricket fans

David Rudder is one of the most influential calypsonians ever to come out of Trinidad.The 64-year-old entertainer was born in Belmont, Port of Spain, and has been spreading his unique brand since his childhood.

07 Mar, 2018

Stephens always drops it raw

Tanya Stephens is widely known for her raw and unfiltered songs which has endeared her to a niche reggae market. The adult content of her songs has caused huge debate but she refuses to compromise. Her material may be sensitive, but there is no doubting Stephens’ intelligence and incisive wit.

02 Mar, 2018

Lyons is half of celebrity duo

One of the most celebrated soca marriages in the Caribbean is Fay-Ann Lyons and husband Bunji Garlin who collectively always whip their audiences into a frenzy. Both are established artists in their own right and when they perform together they are an unstoppable force.

02 Mar, 2018

Tosh paved the way for many

Peter “Stepping Razor” Tosh made such an impression on the reggae world, he will be forever remembered as a founding member of the Wailers band with Bob Marley and Bunny “Wailer” Livingston, a fantastic solo artist and great promoter of human rights and the Rastafari faith.

21 Feb, 2018

Winchester brings out the smiles

When Shurwayne Winchester performs everyone is guaranteed to smile. The times he has performed in the Cayman Islands is testament to that. Along with his energetic performances, his interaction with audiences is always amusing.

21 Feb, 2018

Rita uses fame to help poor

Rita Marley is best known as the widow of reggae king Bob and one of his backing singers, the I-Three, but that is just a fraction of her narrative.

14 Feb, 2018
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