As the global tourist industry continues growing, there are certain destinations which are becoming increasingly popular. Such destinations typically attract thousands of tourists during their peak season. The end result is overcrowding which can somewhat diminish the experience. If you want to avoid the crowds, one strategy is to opt for some of the off the beaten track destinations. Some of these destinations seldom appear … Continue reading Travel The Unknown: 7 Must See Off The Beaten Track Destinations
There’s something very warm, inviting, and uplifting about Kelissa McDonald’s music. You can’t help but listen to the truth that resides within her lyrics and it encourages you to make a change. Well, that’s the kind of feeling I get. Born and raised on the island of Jamaica, Kelissa is a diverse artist whose sound has evolved into an expression of her background as well … Continue reading [Exclusive] Kelissa on Positive Livity & Conscious Music
When I received the opportunity to feature Kelissa on EY, I was thrilled because she’s such a humble human being who creates empowering music. Thankfully, Kelissa not only took the time to grant us an interview, but she also went on to answer our 10 quickies, which happens to be my favorite part of the interview because these questions require more of the person rather … Continue reading Kelissa Gives Us ’10’
I like the young Jamaican’s music. It’s lively and catchy. Check out Samantha’s latest single, Hot Gyal Anthem, bound to garne the same positive feedback as her debut if not more. I love it! Credits: Samantha J Youtube Continue reading Wednesday Jam: “Hot Gyal Anthem” by Samantha J
Release date: April 11th 2006 Publisher: Amistad Purchase: Amazon | B&N Synopsis via Goodreads: In this riveting narrative of family, betrayal, vengeance, and murder, Lillian Baptiste is willed back to her island home of Dominica to finally settle her past. Haunted by scandal and secrets, Lillian left Dominica when she was fourteen after discovering she was the daughter of Iris, the half-crazy woman whose life … Continue reading You Should Read: “Unburnable” by Marie-Elena John
When it comes to Jamaican Reggae artist Etana, she can never go wrong for me. Every song has a message; something deep and enervating. This woman has talent for days and I implore you to give her a listen if you’ve never granted your soul the opportunity. The singer has returned with yet another influential single titled Trigger. Lyrically, the song explores the story of an … Continue reading Single Review: “Trigger” by Etana
Who is Samantha J? Well, not only is the teen entertainer a Jamaican born, shaking up international waters, she’s in my opinion re-inventing dancehall pop and bringing a fresh sound to the music scene. Samantha is one among the many talented youths of her nation giving us change, a non-traditional and fun-loving approach to a genre once described as raunchy and hardcore. In my opinion, … Continue reading [Exclusive] Samantha J is Re-inventing Dancehall Pop
Samantha J has been turning heads and crossing borders with her hit Dancehall Pop single, Tight Skirt. The entertainer is next to take on our traditional 10 quick questions. sharing with us a more personal side of the teen sensation straight out of Jamaica. I always say “work hard for what you want!” Hmm…I guess my friends might say I am a little crazy, … Continue reading Samantha J Takes ’10’
Catalina Island, or Isla Catalina, is a tropical island 1.5 miles from the mainland on the south east corner of the Dominican Republic and has over 9,000 inhabitants (thank you Wikipedia because I did not know that). Anyhoo, this island seems to be a great destination for cruise ships. But being on a ship scares me terribly so I’d rather fly in if I can. … Continue reading Isla Catalina. Ever Heard of it?
I’ve come across unsettling comments in regards to Wild Belle‘s music video for Keep You, which depicts a little boy having a relationship with grown women. I mean, I get it but then there are some very disturbed and even classified the video as encouraging pedophilia. Here’s my take on the viral: there’s a young boy because the man is obviously behaving like a child. The message is clear. He needs to grow up and stop acting so childish. Anyways, I like the song and the video for its location. Check it out if you haven’t yet and tell us what you think about the concept. Continue reading “Wild Belle’s “Keep You””
Reggae singer-songwriter Wayne Wonder has a voice that reaches the soul. He’s a game changer with more to offer than melting ballads and catchy numbers. The Jamaican born and raised has established a spot for himself among music greats, and with several hits under his belt, Wayne’s ready to take the next step while continuing to do it his ‘way’.
Check out the music video to one of my favorites ‘If I Ever’, and continue below to learn more about this soulful artist:
Mr. Wonder did us the honor by not only taking the time to do an interview but he also completed our traditional ’10 quickies’. Check out his genuine answers below and remember to support the artist by purchasing his music:
This Tessanne Chin and Tami Chynn duet is just indescribable. Check out the beautiful song and leave your thoughts below: “You and Me” can be found on Tessanne’s debut album “In Between Words.” Buy now on Amazon or iTunes Credit: Shantella87 Continue reading Sunday Melodies #1: You & Me
Rihanna‘s latest lawsuit is proof that you absolutely cannot trust anyone in entertainment when it comes to handling your money. My advise, manage your own finances. Take the time and educate yourself on the topic and know what’s going on with your shit. What the hell? This is only the latest entertainer to have trouble with accountants. The latter being blamed constantly for causing tax issues for celebrities.
In Rihanna’s situation, the entertainer is suing her former accountants for tens of millions of dollars in losses, shoddy bookkeeping, a failure to recommend trimming expenses when a 2009 tour was losing money and an ongoing audit by the Internal Revenue Service. Let’s not get into the fact that her tours don’t sell out, cause that’s a whole nother post. Continue reading “WARNING: TRUST NO ONE!”
You’re probably thinking ‘okay, why is she posting about Summer already?‘ but I’m anticipating the season for the activities it brings, as well as the warm weather. Hopefully the temperature won’t be as drastic as last year’s and we can all go chill at the beach. So, kicking things off is the pop princess herself, back when she was a sweet and innocent (kind of) teen: Continue reading “Countdown to Summer #1: We Jammin’”
There’s no denying the natural beauty that exists on this paradise-ish island. Instead of me going on and on about it’s magnificent culture and all it has to offer, allow the pictures to do the talking:
Experience the culture and culinary traditions of Rome before embarking for Bonifacio, Corsica. Pristine white beaches, impressive villas and elegant cultures await you on this cruise onboard the Seabourn Legend. The Mediterranean coast, from Le Lavandou to Marseille offers spectacular mountains, sandy beaches and lovely greenery. Continue reading “Let’s Travel!”
Jennifer Lopez unveiled a new track from her upcoming album “Love?“. The new single titled “I’m Into You” features Lil Wayne and incorporates elements of reggae. Definitely a more summer feel, and a stretch away from the dance number “On The Floor“. I’m loving it either way. And I can imaging myself on the islands while listening to this wicked song. Check it out below and let us know what you think. Continue reading “J.Lo unleashes the reggae influenced “I’m Into You””
Etana is a soulful reggae singer and songwriter, with passionate and spirit-filled music that captivates her audience, and retains her presence in the music industry. Etana’s life experiences inspire her to create music that is truly timeless and without flaws.
From her own words “knowing that I have life empowers me”, you can sense the humility Etana possesses. It is this humbleness that enforces admiration from fellow artists and fans alike. Don’t you want to learn more about this sensational singer? Then read her 10 quick responses below: Continue reading “’10’ Reasons Why Etana Rocks!”
Talent, beauty, and sex appeal are what mixes together to form ‘4FLAVA’; an urban pop and r&b group straight out of the UK. With their amazing stage presence, killer performances and vocal abilities, one cannot deny that 4FLAVA is a breath of fresh air within the music industry.
These ladies are aiming to reach international status, and with their hard work, determination and confidence, they’ll definitely make an impact as great as En Vogue or Destiny’s Child.
So are you interested in these 4FLAVAs? Then read the interview for more. Continue reading “Music Tastes’ Like 4FLAVA”