One of Dancehall’s biggest breakthrough artistes and a slew of prominent female personalities can now boast award triumphs to start 2012 as the fifth annual Youth View Awards provided a bit of everything.
On Sunday January 29, lovers of great Jamaican music gathered to pay tribute to “The Crown Prince of Reggae” at the very first event in Reggae Month 2012 put on by the Jamaica Music Museum in association with the Dennis Brown Foundation and the Jamaica Recording Industry Association (JARIA).
Smirnoff Jamaica again did it, with Nightlife Exchange Project London meets Jamaica or Jamaica meets London whichever way you want to take it the flight was intense and on arrival it was pure bliss. The anticipation of this event was higher than having wait up to see Kartels television show Teacher’s Pet.
On March 11th, 2011 Japan experienced one of the most devastating natural disasters. They were the victims of an earthquake, 8.9 in magnitude which also rocked the hearts of the Japanese and non Japanese community. In response to this, thirty four members of the Jamaican music community voluntarily came together to compose, “15 seconds/ You’ll Rise Again”, a title which was appropriately fitting.
Catering for the fashionistas at heart, leading model agency Pulse last month held its 11th annual fashion extravaganza, Caribbean Fashion Week (CFW) at the National Indoor Sports Center in Kingston. The show lasted three nights from June 10th to 12th and each night consisted of immense anticipation and excitement with its own feature attractions.