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Tag Archives: hip-hop

  1. Calling All Artists: Bridgetown US Embassy and NCF Team Up for Hip Hop Workshop

    The U.S. Embassy in association with the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) will present the Next Level Hip Hop Exchange, a two-week intensive arts residency, from November 1-12. Four American hip hop artists – Aysha Upchurch (dance), UnLearn the World (MC), Vincent “GYREFUNK” Czekus (beat maker), and J Muzacz (aerosol art) – will join videographer, Anthony […]

    October 5, 2021Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. Straight Outta Compton: Exclusive Behind the Scenes Featurette – Dr. Dre, Ice Cube

    The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.

    August 25, 2015Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. If Easy-E was still alive, what would he think of Education in Barbados?

    If the late rapper knew of a politician who urged violence on those who dared to hold authority responsible for their mouthings and behavior, he’d probably not be surprised; but urge Bajans to not take any dissing lying down… If they’re being told their heads should be cracked and they can be shot at merely […]

    August 10, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  4. STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON, Movie: The story of N.W.A.

    In the mid-1980s, the streets of Compton, California, were some of the most dangerous in the country. When five young men translated their experiences growing up into brutally honest music that rebelled against abusive authority, they gave an explosive voice to a silenced generation. Following the meteoric rise and fall of N.W.A., Straight Outta Compton […]

    August 4, 2015Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Jake Gyllenhaal’s “Southpaw” – Featuring Eminem’s “Kings Never Die” Genre: Action | Drama | Sport Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker, Rachel McAdams Director: Antoine Fuqua Writer: Kurt Sutter Studio: The Weinstein Company

    July 24, 2015Cinema, Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. MAY ALLAH BLESS FRANCE – A Gritty & Lyrical gangster’s redemption through hip hop (2015)

    Regis, a young, black teenager whose sole aspiration is to be a successful rap artist, must first overcome the underprivileged, drug-ridden French suburbs of his upbringing in this black and white debut from hip-hop musician Abd Al Malik. Amidst his double life as a petty criminal and an aspiring artist, Regis eventually finds Islam after […]

    July 7, 2015Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Memories of BMEX 2015: Hilton Barbados – Sunrokk at Hilton Barbados every Thursday

    BMEX was conceptualised as an exposition to showcase the finest products made in Barbados, with its main objectives being: • To increase consumer awareness of the quality, variety and availability of locally manufactured goods. • To keep local buyers updated as to what can be offered and hence what they should not have to import […]

    June 1, 2015Music, Video GalleryNo comments

    Founded in 1995 by Barbadian-Canadian Ebonnie Rowe, Honey Jam Canada celebrated it’s 20th Anniversary in Toronto on Wednesday, May 27. Artists, sponsors, producers and fans came out to mark this milestone achievement. Several Barbadians in Toronto came out to support, including model Kari McCarthy Miller and photographer Kadiejra O’Neal. Internationally known video director “Director X”, […]

    May 28, 2015Featured, MusicNo comments
  9. ‘Southpaw’ – Rachel Adams, Curtis Jackson, Forest Whitaker & Jake Gyllenhaal

    A boxer fights his way to the top, only to find his life falling apart around him.

    May 15, 2015Cinema, Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. “Kingsman: The Secret Service” (2015) – Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson Movie HD December 8, 2014Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  11. FAST and FURIOUS 7: Ludacris, Tyrese, Vin Diesel & Paul Walker’s Finale (Exclusive Imax Trailer)

    FAST and FURIOUS 7 Exclusive Imax Movie Clip “A Plane. A Car. A Jump” © 2014 – Universal Pictures

    December 3, 2014Cinema, Rally, Video Gallery1 comment

    HBO brings viewers in the Caribbean the best of Hollywood’s feature films, with exclusive premieres each Saturday at 21:00hrs.* during the month of November. Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World (Saturday, November 1st) continues the adventures of Thor (Chris Hemsworth), the Mighty God of Thunder, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms […]

    October 25, 2014CinemaNo comments
  13. “Barbados Heat” – Murder Mystery set here gives us a failing grade: Sad thing? Most of it, is Accurate!

    Take Barry White’s voice and mash it into Dr Dre’s body, make him an unofficial sidekick of the hero – add a situation which mimics yet exceeds Al & Tipper Gore’s campaign to put warning labels on compact discs then place a grisly murder connected to an earlier and even grislier murder which fell under a tropical setting […]

    October 17, 2014Books, Review1 comment
  14. “Kingsman – The Secret Service” Michael Caine, Mark Strong, Colin Firth & Samuel L. Jackson – 20th Century FOX (HD)

    With a new track from Iggy Azalea featuring Ellie Goulding. Based upon the acclaimed comic book and directed by Matthew Vaughn (Kick Ass, X-Men First Class), Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a […]

    September 30, 2014Crime, Technology, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. “SUMMER SLAM” WINNERS: Remy Martin VSOP Summer Jam Presents to 28 year old Hostess

    Peter Samuel, brand manager for Mount Gay Rum – along with representatives of supporting sponsors including Dynasty Entertainment, LIME, Fresh4Less, Nature’s Discount, and Sugar Ultra Lounge – made sure there were new cocktails for the media to sample at the ceremony. “Since its inception in 1994, the Summer Jam concert has become one of the […]

    June 12, 2014MusicNo comments
  16. Multi Media Personality Nikki Z Joins Renowned Radio Host Robbo Ranx on BBC 1Xtra

    Popular media maven better know as the Diva Nikki Z is rejoining world renowned media personality Robbo Ranx‘s Program on BBC 1xtra after a 2 year hiatus. “I took a break from the show to allow myself more time to deal with some personal things happening in my life. I didn’t feel I could give […]

    April 2, 2014Culture, EventsNo comments

    This week, Gyptian’s brand new album Sex, Love and Reggae (Oct 29, VP Records) debuts at #1 on the Billboard Reggae Album chart and at #24 on the Billboard Heatseekers/Top New Artist Album chart. On the heels of his Sex, Love and Reggae Tour across the United States, the Jamaican singer is elated with the […]

    November 7, 2013MusicNo comments
  18. Billboard Producer Ricky Blaze Presents The Sexy, Soulful Songstress “Alexus Rose”

    With a knack for creating hits and bringing rising talents to the airwaves, producer Ricky Blaze has never shied away from taking musical risks. He was once quoted as saying “Nobody wants to take risks anymore. Everybody wants to run with the flavor or spirit of the moment.” Brooklyn born songstress Alexus Whitlee Bedeau dreams […]

    October 13, 2013MusicNo comments