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US Census Bureau Partners with Irie Jam Radio on Virtual Concert Series

US Census Bureau Partners with Irie Jam Radio on Virtual Concert Series

Partnership helps with complete count of Caribbean-Americans NEW YORK – The second of Irie Jam Radio’s Virtual Concert Series takes place May 23 with General Degree, Ghost and Mikey Spice as guest artists. Staged in association with the United States Census Bureau, the series started May 16. The opening show featured Shaggy, Beenie Man, Admiral Bailey, […]

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Haiti Cancels Flag Day Celebrations To Stop More Coronavirus Cases

Haiti Cancels Flag Day Celebrations To Stop More Coronavirus Cases

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – According to the history of Haiti, the Caribbean country Haiti celebrates its flag day on May 18th every year, but it seems like the COVID-19 crisis has shut down the Haitian flag day celebrations across Haiti and diaspora. One of Bon Déjeuner! Radio’s top journalists called Olritch said that even […]

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Carl Prezident’s “Excess Amount” Climbing New York’s Reggae Beat Charts

Carl Prezident’s “Excess Amount” Climbing New York’s Reggae Beat Charts

  by Howard Campbell SOUTH FLORIDA – Last year when singer Carl Prezident released Excess Amount, he had big plans for it but was unable to put the necessary promotional muscle behind it to make the song a success. Prezident and his brother Vance Powell  co-produced the single for their CSI 1924 Productions label. Early […]

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Just Being Funny: Salad was banging until I learned it was cat

Just Being Funny: Salad was banging until I learned it was cat

    By Caribbean Comedian Onicia Muller This internship had the best food; It was free, looked great, and – most importantly – it was hand-delivered by my boss. While most interns go on lunch and coffee runs, here, the CEO herself was catering to me. I washed my hands and utensils. I cleaned my […]

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2020 Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival New York Postponed to July 2021

2020 Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival New York Postponed to July 2021

Virtual Experience Being Considered for this Summer NEW YORK – The producers of the annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival New York, has announced that due to the overwhelming effects and concerns about the coronavirus, they have decided to postpone the 2020 Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival New York to July 25, 2021. “As we continue to experience the COVID-19 […]

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Nicole Henry’s Virtual Concert to Benefit the Miami Music Project

Nicole Henry’s Virtual Concert to Benefit the Miami Music Project

In support of Miami Music Project’s virtual programs that have been bringing change to Miami’s underserved youth during this uncertain time     MIAMI – South Florida’s very own acclaimed Jazz vocalist Nicole Henry, will lend her talents and platform in a benefit concert on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at 8 pm. The concert will […]

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Curaçao’s Dushi Island Vibes Happy Hour Comes to you

Curaçao’s Dushi Island Vibes Happy Hour Comes to you

    Curaçao – The Curaçao Tourist Board invites you to their Dushi Island Vibes virtual happy hour on Friday, May 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. hosted on curacao.com/happyhour. RSVP here. Happy hour in Curaçao is normally hosted at a different beach bar daily. This time the Tourist Board will transport you to each one with sets […]

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Chairwoman Edmonson’s statement on the passing of R&B legend Betty Wright

Chairwoman Edmonson’s statement on the passing of R&B legend Betty Wright

  MIAMI-DADE – “I’m heartbroken by the news of the passing of my longtime childhood friend, Betty Wright. As a Liberty City native, Betty Wright was a tremendous source of hometown pride, and I was honored last year to present her with the Liberty City Arts & Entertainment Award. She delighted millions with her songs and made […]

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Hezron Shows His Resilience on Latest Release

Hezron Shows His Resilience on Latest Release

  by Howard Campbell SOUTH FLORIDA – Government restrictions on movement in Jamaica to stem spread of the coronavirus has inspired many a song including Resilience by Hezron. The self-produced single was released May 1 by the singer’s Hardshield Records. “The song’s relevance is timeless. Every day, everywhere throughout the world, people are struggling, whether […]

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Buju Banton and John Legend Release New Song, “Memories”

Buju Banton and John Legend Release New Song, “Memories”

First Single From Banton’s “Upside Down,” Upcoming Album     KINGSTON, Jamaica – Grammy winner, multiple Billboard Hot 100 chart topping artist and international reggae icon, Buju Banton, today releases the first single from his much-anticipated album, “Upside Down,” his first full-length studio album in a decade. “Memories,” a tour-de-force vocal match with Banton and multi-Grammy winner, […]

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