Which fetes are you partying at this year?
Fête season is coming…
It does not matter how old I am, the concept of Carnival still fascinates me. This goes beyond the phenomenon of scantily clad women and their gyrating bodies. I am sincerely fascinated by the people’s nonchalance, released inhibitions, and general desire to have a good time. From the revelers on the road, the bystanders shouting out familiar faces, to those sitting in front their televisions and computer screens – a union exists, a basic understanding that this is something that belongs to us in the Caribbean.
Nothing breaks down more barriers in the Caribbean than Carnival. I marvel at the walls which fall between social classes and races. From the Bahamas’ Junkanoo, a stop off at Barbados’ Crop Over, and the originator that is Trinidad Carnival, you will see the festive faces of the Bourgeoisie, White, Black, Indian, Chinese, the working class and all the combinations of these terminologies that…
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Catch up with a few great tunes from Beres Hammond
One of the most celebrated crooners of Lover’s Rock for more than 40 years; we pay tribute to Hugh Beresford Hammond through five of his most memorable hits! Whether any of the stuff that follows actually happened, well it’s never too late 😉
There he/she is on the dance floor. Time to make your move.
You’ve been dancing with this unbelievable character only to find out, they’re already spoken for.. ah life.
Then you started wondering what everyone else was thinking. Everyone’s going to talk, just remain true to you.
You both grew up and started calling in sick.
But you never forgot the moment you first met. Thanks Beres.
We just used Shazam to discover ‘Jamaican Boy’ by Bost & Bim Feat. Brisa Roché & Lone Ranger. http://shz.am/t55048559
Soundquake Systems Radio supports Robert Whyte. Bring on the stage!
“I am not condemning what we have, because we are working with what we have, but what we need is a proper facility. All available venues are not equipped for the best of productions that will make audiences have the wow moment,” said Robert Whyte.
Recalling a performance he had in Aruba, in which the scene had him in a boat in the open sky, Whyte said, “Up to this date I cannot forget how I felt when the special effects came on, I…
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What a rare insight…Thanks for sharing midnightraver. + positivity
It is 21 March 1980 and Bob Marley, Jacob Miller, Junior Marvin, and Chris Blackwell are on the island of St. Maarten after spending some time in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Marley, Miller, and Marvin are interviewed by journalist Elton Jones. It is Marley at his most controversial as he takes on race, politics, and music.
The midnight raver brings some fantastic rare reggae songs for us > follow the jump to chout these Wailer family related songs