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  • Rihanna To Have Street Named After Her In Barbados

    Bajan Pop star Rihanna will be honored in her hometown next month by having the street she grew up on renamed after her. The Government of Barbados Ministry of Tourism announced on Friday that Westbury New Road, will change to Rihanna Drive. “The Government of Barbados will on Independence Day, Thursday

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  • Chronixx In Trinidad For One Heart Caribbean Festival

    Reggae fans from Trinidad and Tobago were abuzz with excitement just one week ago, when Jamaica-born singer and songwriter CHRONIXX announced that his Chronology Tour will be heading to the shores of Trinidad and Tobago on November 24 for the One Heart Caribbean Festival. The award-winning musician, whose real name is Jamar Rolando McNaughton, made the surprise announcement

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  • The OMG Team caught up with new diva on the Soca scene, Nailah Blackman.

    Nailah Blackman Interview Recorded Thursday, 13th April, 2017, Trinidad. Produced by Stephen Doobal. A Production of Real Company Limited – – for the OMG Digital Magazine – Songs: 2016 – Faded 2017 – Baila Mami 2017 – Workout 2017 – Badishh Music Videos: Badishh More about

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  • Carnivalists urged to join Monday’s debate on Notting Hill’s future

    A meeting of everyone involved in Notting Hill Carnival – masqueraders, pannists, calypsonians, band leaders, spectators, residents, community groups and cultural activists – has been called for 6.30pm Monday 25 September at The Tabernacle, Powis Square London W11 2AY. Under the banner ‘Time to Reclaim our Carnival’, the meeting’s organisers

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  • Paint and powder bands protest at Notting Hill Carnival

    Judges at Notting Hill Carnival were greeted by protests from several big ‘dutty mas’ bands on Carnival Sunday. Paint, powder, mud and chocolate have proved hugely popular with revellers over the past decade, but many in the London mas community are angry that these adult bands now dominate what has

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  • Calypsonian Swallow taken ill in New York

    Antiguan calypsonian King Swallow (Sir Rupert Philo) is in hospital in New York after falling ill while performing in the run-up to Labor Day. Swallow, 75, was taken to King’s County Hospital in Brooklyn, according to Antigua News Room, but the nature of his illness is unknown. Born in Willikies

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  • Jus’Caribbean – food, drink and music in the sun

    The first day of the Jus’Caribbean expo ended in the golden light of a summer evening. That seemed appropriate for a day of good food, enjoyable music and a laid-back atmosphere. If you wanted to sample something like Notting Hill’s food and drink stalls without the noise, jostling and eye-watering

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