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Chutney Soca Funding Slashed, Finalist Vying for Smaller Prizes

Chutney Soca Funding Slashed, Finalist Vying for Smaller Prizes

For the third consecutive year, Government has reduced its subvention for the Chutney Soca Monarch competition. This time the cut is by 75 per cent—from $4.5 million in 2015 and $3.5 million in 2016, the figure is down to $1.18 million this year. George Singh, Southex CEO ...

Sunil Dyal

February 3rd, 2017

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Ramsingh, Bakyard Studios take over Carnival 2017

Ramsingh, Bakyard Studios take over Carnival 2017

Ramsingh Sharma, the village Ram from San Juan…… That’s the song on the lips of almost every feter this Carnival season. The mega hit, performed by Omardath Maharaj and Raymond Ramnarine, has been commanding the airways since its release two weeks ago. It seems as though ...

Sunil Dyal

January 29th, 2017

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From Chutney to Soca

From Chutney to Soca

Nishard Mayrhoo, popularly known as Nishard M, has again stepped out from his comfort zone, this time entering into the soca arena. His hit “iDey” carries with it the catchy, groovy rhythm of Barbados. It was written by Drea Musiq and produced by fellow Barbadian music ...

Sunil Dyal

January 22nd, 2017

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13-year-Old Aaron in Chutney Soca Semis

13-year-Old Aaron in Chutney Soca Semis

Thirteen-year-old Aaron Duncan will be battling some of the biggest names in the 2017 Pick 2 Chutney Soca Monarch. Duncan, was among the 33 names selected to advance to the semi-final round of the competition. The teenager holds multiple titles in the National Schools Soca ...

Sunil Dyal

January 17th, 2017

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Jamacian Dancehall Artiste Sean Paul Back With A Bang

Jamacian Dancehall Artiste Sean Paul Back With A Bang

The triumphant return of Jamaican dancehall artiste Sean Paul to the international charts has been hailed by Forbes Magazine as “one of the most surprising stories of 2016 in the music world.” The magazine speculated that the 44-year-old star may owe his resurgence either to

Sunil Dyal

January 4th, 2017

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A DJ’s Journey From Barbados to Winning The World DJ Championship

A DJ’s Journey From Barbados to Winning The World DJ Championship

SANTIAGO, Chile, Thursday December 29, 2016 – A 25-year-old Bajan, DJ Puffy, has done what no other Barbadian has done before. Rocking crowds while spinning different styles in an original and super smooth ride – as well as demonstrating amazing stage charisma, an exuberant ...

Sunil Dyal

January 4th, 2017

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St. Lucia Pulls The Plug On St. Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival

St. Lucia Pulls The Plug On St. Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival

In an unfortunate turn for many of its fans, the St. Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival will no longer be an event to look forward to as it has been cancelled. In a public announcement, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet shared that they are pulling the plug on the show festival. The ...

Sunil Dyal

January 4th, 2017

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Ranveer Singh’s Befikre trailer to launch at Eiffel Tower. And just like him, we can’t keep calm

Sleep is not an option tonight. And this applies to all Ranveer Singh’s fans who are excited beyond measure for Befikre trailer. We know that location of the trailer launch of Befikre — starring Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor and directed by Aditya Chopra — is Paris and that

Anita Jaikaran

October 11th, 2016

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Kangana Ranaut’s Queen to have a sequel

Kangana Ranaut-starrer blockbuster hit Queen might have a sequel. The production house (Phantom Films) is reportedly planning a sequel to the 2014 comedy-drama film. Queen 2 is something which Phantom Films are currently working on. We are told that director Vikas Bahl has ...

Anita Jaikaran

October 11th, 2016

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Riteish Deshmukh shares first picture of son Rahyl and it is really special

Riteish Deshmukh is a complete family man. We have seen him posing with his elder son and wife Genelia D’Souza earlier too. Genelia, who gave birth to their second son Rahyl on June 1, had kept fans waiting for the pictures of him. But today (October 10), being a special day

Anita Jaikaran

October 11th, 2016

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Melania Trump Breaks Her Silence After Audio of Donald Trump and Billy Bush’s Conversation Leaks

Melania Trump is speaking out almost 24 hours after audio of a lewd conversation between her husband Donald Trump and Billy Bush was made public. “The words my husband used are unacceptable and offensive to me. This does not represent the man that I know,” she ...

Anita Jaikaran

October 10th, 2016

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Celine Dion Reveals Late Husband René Angélil Is the Only Man She Has Ever Kissed Romantically

Céline Dion’s heart and love for René Angélil will continue to go on. Almost 10 months after the death of her husband, “The Power of Love” singer may be back performing in Las Vegas. But in between each and every sold-out show, the proud mom is thinking ...

Anita Jaikaran

October 10th, 2016

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Grey’s Anatomy Star Sara Ramirez Comes Out as Bisexual During Powerful LGBT Speech

Sara Ramirez is known for keeping her private life pretty private, but this morning, the Grey’s Anatomy star shared something very intimate during a powerful speech. The actress, who is best known for her role as Dr. Callie on the Shonda Rhimes series, came out as ...

Anita Jaikaran

October 10th, 2016

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Tom Brady Returns to Football With Family Support From Gisele Bündchen and Princess Elsa

Tom Brady’s cheerleading section is back and cuter than ever. As the New England Patriots quarterback returned to the field Sunday afternoon to take on the Cleveland Browns, a few familiar faces appeared to be supporting Tom from home. Instead of traveling to ...

Anita Jaikaran

October 9th, 2016

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Ranveer Singh, Vaani Kapoor completed Befikre in 50 days

Actors Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor completed their upcoming romantic-comedy in just 50 days. The Aditya Chopra-helmed film, which has been extensively shot in Paris, marks his comeback to the director’s chair after a gap of eight years. According to a source from the ...

Anita Jaikaran

October 9th, 2016

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Sarah Jessica Parker to launch publishing imprint

Sex & the City star Sarah Jessica Parker is launching a publishing imprint. The 51-year-old actress will serve as the editorial director of SJP for Hogarth and will help to edit and publish three to four novels a year, according to the New York Times. “I have always ...

Anita Jaikaran

October 9th, 2016

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Steve Harvey encouraged Kelly Clarkson to make soul record

Singer Kelly Clarkson credits comedian and TV personality Steve Harvey with inspiring her to get really soulful on her new album. The Because of You hitmaker recently dumped the deal she signed with Sony Music’s RCA Records after winning the first season of American Idol ...

Anita Jaikaran

October 8th, 2016

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MS Dhoni’s biopic becomes tax-free in Maharashtra

The biopic on India’s limited overs skipper Mahendra Singh ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’ has now been made tax-free in Maharashtra. With Sushant Singh Rajput in the lead role, the film shows the journey of the Indian batsman-wicketkeeper. The state government of Jharkhand and

Anita Jaikaran

October 8th, 2016

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Ajay Devgn to launch comic book series inspired by Shivaay

To promote his upcoming project Shivaay actor-director Ajay Devgn is planning to launch a comic book series inspired by the film. The comic book is an adventure of a mountaineer named Shivaay who uses his wit, skill and expertise to overcome odds. It (book) will be launched ...

Anita Jaikaran

October 8th, 2016

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Angelina Jolie wants to remove all Brad Pitt-related tattoos

The news about Hollywood’s star couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt parting ways left the world shocked. Jolie, 41, filed for divorce on September 19 citing irreconcilable differences with Pitt. The official statement from the actress said the reason for her decision is the ...

Anita Jaikaran

October 7th, 2016

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