Tag Archives: music

  1. Beres Hammond with Popcaan: ‘A Mother’s Love!’

    Reggae legend Beres Hammond and Dancehall superstar Popcaan have collaborated again on a soul touching single, “A Mother’s Love;” a heartfelt melody expressing unending love for their mothers and how prayers and hard work can lead to success. The song is also a reflection of the love people have for the women who have raised […]

    September 3, 2021Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. Jahvillani Announces New Album ‘Dirt to Bentley’

    Recording artist and Wile Side Government originator Jahvillani has today announced the release date of his album ‘Dirt to Bentley.’ The project was just released and the 13-track debut is a triumphant expression of Jamaica’s youth-driven Dancehall. The lead single for which the project is named, is “Dirt to Bentley” which features the smooth vocals […]

    July 19, 2021MusicNo comments
  3. Everything You Need to Know About Rihanna’s Guitarist: Nuno Bettencourt

    R&B singer and superstar Rihanna is widely known as the most successful Barbadian musician in history. But she didn’t get to where she is without the help of her producers and fellow musicians. His partnership with Rihanna began in 2010 Most fans know Bettencourt as the guitarist for seminal ‘80s rock band Extreme. “After Extreme’s early […]

    June 3, 2021Featured, RihannaNo comments
  4. NCF has a new Chairperson & deputy named

    The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jasmine Babb as the new Chairperson of the National Cultural Foundation; Mr. Sheldon Hope has been named as the Deputy Chairman. She is a former U.K. Commonwealth Scholar and holds a Doctorate in Social Sciences specialising in Industrial Relations. Along with being […]

    March 31, 2021Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Music Saved Me from Depression, Alcoholism & Suicide – Gabiro Mtu

    At most if not all the time when the issue of mental health enters a family’s life they try to get it hidden mainly because it is seen as shame and disgrace to the family unit. Even after losing his friends to crime, alcohol, depression, and suicide – while he dropped out of campus in […]

    March 30, 2021Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. “God is Love”- Young Dominican Talents Behind Beres / Popcaan Hit

    The surprise appearance of dancehall heavyweight Popcaan (Andre Sutherland) on Beres Hammond’s virtual ‘Love From A Distance’ concert and their ensuing duet “God Is Love” may have arguably been the highlight of the VP Records-presented experience for many. Unbeknownst to fans old, new and in between, this collaboration was in part due to the efforts […]

    March 15, 2021MusicNo comments

    Sevana releases a brand new visual for one of her most personal records to date “Set Me On Fire.” Captured on a Californian shoreline by director Yoram Savion, the Jamaican-born singer recalls an abusive relationship from her past in order to heal for the future. The visual follows Sevana’s NPR Tiny Desk home concert, which […]

    February 1, 2021Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. Extra Time at Home? Learn a new skill, when Barbados re-opens, maybe make money off it?

    If you’re interested in being able to strum decently, click HERE

    January 16, 2021Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. Barbados Draws position #1 in World Karaoke Championships competition

    Barbadian song bird Rebekah Carter has drawn position number one in the KWC Karaoke World Championships first on-line karaoke competition. Four Barbadian singers are in the lineup to represent our Island and by extension the Caribbean in this year’s competition. The other three contestants are O’Neill Harvey drawn in position number 6, Cindy Springer at […]

    October 28, 2020Breaking News, Featured, MusicNo comments
  10. ‘I Am Woman’ with Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Danielle Macdonald, Evan Peters and Matty Cardarople

    The story of 1970s musician and activist Helen Reddy (Tilda Cobham-Hervey).

    August 26, 2020Music, Video GalleryNo comments

    Protoje, one of Jamaica’s most important music figures in front and behind the scenes, will return with arguably his biggest album to date. In Search of Lost Time is available for pre-order today, August 6th and will be released worldwide on August 28th via In.Digg.Nation Collective / Six Course / RCA Records. Today, he reveals […]

    August 7, 2020Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. BARVEN’s Farmers’ Market (Sat 4th July 2020) Happy B’day Chorus July 7, 2020Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. Patrick Hoyos has left a solid legacy for those who remain practitioners of the Fourth Estate

    Once again, with a profound sense of sadness, I find myself in the position of paying tribute to a stalwart of the media fraternity who has left us unexpectedly. In fact, the Barbadian consumer of news and commentary would recall that Patrick was unrelenting in his questioning of political leaders and their operatives, regardless of […]

    July 2, 2020Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. Well-known Guyanese, Caribbean musician and educator, Derry Etkins, dies

    Guyanese and Caribbean musician and music educator, Derry Etkins, died Saturday at the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was recovering from a minor surgery, close associates said. At the time of his death, he was a Music Lecturer at the Cyril Potter College of Education (CPC) and he also served as a consultant at the […]

    May 24, 2020Featured, MusicNo comments
  15. Full Day of Activities to mark 350th anniversary of connection to Carolinas and celebrate the parish of St Peter

    This Saturday 15th February 2020 for the whole day Speightstown will be a hive of activity in every quarter with the event “Speightstown Alive – The Carolinas Link.” Colin Jordan, MP for St. Peter speaking at the launch lauded the focus on Heritage, which is the parish’s theme for We Gatherin 2020. Barbadians are invited […]

    February 13, 2020Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  16. ‘Soul’ – Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, John Ratzenberger & David Diggs

    A musician (Jamie Foxx) whose lost his passion for music finds himself looking for help back to his body.

    November 24, 2019Cartoons, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. IN MEMORIAM: Former Lead Vocalist with Gospel Group “Promise,”Alicia Lynch

    Sad news at this time, sending condolences to the Lynch family on the passing of their loved one and sweetheart Alicia Lynch who passed away Friday, gone too soon RIP she was a former lead singer of the gospel band Promise

    October 13, 2019Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. Prime Minister of Barbados recalls Former Jamaican Leader Edward Seaga

    Edward Seaga was born 28th May 1930 in Boston, Massachusetts, where his wealthy Jamaican parents, Philip Seaga, a businessman of Lebanese descent, and his wife, Erna (nee Maxwell), of mixed European and African heritage, had been living at the time of his birth. When their son was three months old they returned to Jamaica, where […]

    May 29, 2019Breaking News, Education, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Walkin’ In My Own Shoes: Sunday 9th June 2019 at Frank Collymore Hall

    East Point Productions Inc., in partnership with SigniaGlobe Financial presents “Walkin’ In My Own Shoes” Jazz and Vocal Showcase!! Come out in your best 80s & 90s attire on Sunday June 9th, 2019 at the Frank Collymore Hall and enjoy performances from the students of the voice training 101 programme as they sing your favorite […]

    May 26, 2019Music, Photo GalleryNo comments

    LIONEL RICHIE has been appointed as the new global ambassador for Prince Charles’ youth charity. The news was revealed at the Coral Reef Club on Tuesday, when bosses at the Prince’s Trust shared how the prolific composer and singer will serve as chairman of their Global Ambassador Group, tasked with tackling issues such as international […]

    March 21, 2019MusicNo comments
  21. Raging Fyah and “Journey” Continues… Old Band with New Vocalist

    As 2018 is closed, GRAMMY-nominated group and Jamaica’s Reggae Music Ambassadors Raging Fyah is fired up for the new journey ahead. Poised to have a busy 2019, the band is ready to deliver extraordinary performances as they reveal the new singer “Journey“. Garnering attention from his participation in Jamaica’s “Rising Star competition” Odean ‘Journey’ Ricketts […]

    January 7, 2019MusicNo comments
  22. Barbados Lottery Race Day: 1st day, 3rd Racing Season – Summoning the steeds… November 11, 2018Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. Reggae Artist Nesbeth Announces Debut Album “A.M.E.N” Named After Beloved Late Wife

    It has been 4 years since the release of reggae artist Nesbeth’s Victory EP, and since that day, life as he once knew has been a whirlwind of ups and downs, deep loss and blessings, all culminating to the emergence of A.M.E.N. Named by MTV IGGY as one of “11 Jamaican Reggae Artists That Is […]

    October 3, 2018MusicNo comments
  24. International Pop Artist Che’Nelle Premieres Remix Single “Love You Like Me” fea. Konshens & Natty Rico

    “You travelled the world looking for love But ain’t nothing out there that you deserve Tell me I’m crazy but I know what your worth And you’ll keep coming back ‘cos baby – I am your girl“ Hard at work on the promotional trail for her latest Walshy Fire remix single “Love You Like Me” […]

    September 26, 2018MusicNo comments
  25. Beer giant celebrates its centennial anniversary by making the whole world shake through music, cause and evolution

    Red Stripe‘s first-ever EP, Journey with Stripe is now available worldwide, on all major music platforms including iTunes, Spotify, Tidal, Pandora, Deezer, Amazon and Google! Produced by the multi Grammy Award-winning, Pablo Stennett, Journey with Stripe is a seven-track kaleidoscope of tunes that chronicles the history and development of Jamaican music. From Mento to Dancehall, the album features some of Jamaica’s best and boldest […]

    September 16, 2018MusicNo comments