Bon Jounen Kweyol St. Licie!!! Jounen Kwéyòl (Creole Day) is celebrated in Saint Lucia on the last Sunday of October across the entire island and has been held annually ever since 1984. On the Sunday of this week, the various towns, villages or communities chosen to host this festival showcase the result of their grand preparations— local dishes and foods such as roast breadfruit, green … Continue reading Bon Jounen Kweyol 2016 St. Licie!!!
By Faye-Chantelle Mondesir The oldest, largest and most prestigious pageant in the world is scheduled for December 18th 2016, where dozens of well-rounded young ladies will represent their places of origin. I engaged 22-year-old Saint Lucian representative Latoya Moffat in an interview in an attempt to discover what drove her to pursue modeling as her main life passion. Asked about how she became … Continue reading Beauty BEYOND the Main Stage
To introduce Mark Cupidore to the world is to introduce a hidden treasure, hidden away from the world as if to never be discovered. Songwriter, singer, music producer, Mark Cupidore lives on the small island of Trinidad and Tobago; known as CUPID in Sangre Grande. Enter Studio 53 and there you will finally realize why this artist is named CUPID, he will make you fall … Continue reading A Trini treasure, Cupid!
Whether purchasing or downloading a Michael Arkk song you will soon discover the joys of listening to a talented artiste with a beautiful, mellow voice and uniquely inspired lyrics. Music like this is a genuine product of the colourful, challenging and interesting lifestyle of a man who has walked many paths yet remained true to himself. Born ‘Michael Wright’ in the little village of ‘Reachies’, Clarendon, Jamaica … Continue reading The Mellow music of Michael Arkk
THE ROYAL SOUNDS, a UK band are considered a band of the future. The brothers have been working together for almost ten years and have acquired much exposure and experience within their field touring Europe, as backing singers and working as session musicians. They are currently working on an album project with Edmonton sing-J sensation Hannibal which is titled The Message and will be available … Continue reading Musical Royalty, The Royal Sounds
If music can ever be described to have an element of refined rawness then you have aptly described Fyakin’s music. A young talent to rise out of Portmore, Fyakin is here to claim his place in music history with his honest lyrics and signature delivery. Fyakin was born in St Andrew, Jamaica in 1988. Many persons have been pleasantly surprised after listening to his music … Continue reading Fyakin brings the conscious heat
Kevin Walters also known as Purple was born in Alexandria in the parish of St. Ann, Jamaica; the birthplace of legends like Bob Marley and Burning Spears, founders of sweet reggae music. Purple later relocated to Waterhouse, Kingston as an infant with his parents and his four other siblings. He is a man of many talents; musician, singer, songwriter and producer who started playing the … Continue reading Whoever said Purple was just a colour was wrong!
Musical Visionary, Bryan Art, Makes another Imprint Feb 2013 When we hear the term love song we naturally think of a song expressing romance or like sentiments, leaving out songs of freedom, peace, motivation, hope, unity etc. which seek to caringly point people in positive directions. A classic example is the great reggae anthem, One Love by Robert Nesta Marley. In fact, the music … Continue reading Bryan Art
IN THE SPOTLYGHT FEATURE MAGAZINE PRESENTS… QSHAN DEYA! Kellis Quashie is a vocalist, musician, producer, arranger, songwriter and recording artiste. ‘Jah humble servant’ as he calls himself was born Kellis Quashie of Sugar Hill, Union Island in St. Vincent and the Grenadines…. His professional career began in 1999 in Brooklyn, New York where he recorded his first single titled Journey. In 2001 his debut album … Continue reading QShan Deya The Volcano Trumpet