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NEW Music: Fast rising Jamaican singer Samantha J remixes ‘Rude’


Upcoming Jamaican artiste Samantha J, has been making a number of major international appearances, performing alongside top artistes, recording with world renowned producers and Print modeling.

The eclectic, vibesy 18 year old singer is popularly known for her hit song, ‘Tight Skirt’ and more recent Pop/Reggae Dancehall infused tunes ‘Hot Gyal Anthem’, ‘Angel’, ‘Tun It Up’ and ‘Run Come’ to name a few.

Based on her very active Social Media presence and posts, it seems she has much more in the pipeline and definitely an artiste to watch…Check out her remix below of R&B Magic’s popular single ‘Rude’.

Video: Chantelle Winnie, Canadian-Jamaican Vitiligo Spokesperson vying for ANTM Cycle 21


The effervescent, 19 year old Chantelle Winnie is Canada’s first contestant in the popular Television reality series, ‘America’s Next Top Model’ Cycle 21, hosted by Tyra Banks.

Chantelle ‘Winnie Harslow’ Young is also the official Toronto spokesperson Vitiligo, a skin condition which is also popularly referred to as the ‘Michael Jackson disease’.



According to her official Instagram page, Chantelle is of Jamaica descent and lived in Toronto all her life, her mother’s family hails from Trelawny in Jamaica and her father’s from Westmoreland.


Signs of Vitiligo became evident when Chantelle was around the age of four or five, which was first seen on her tummy and it has been progressing ever since. (via Instagram)

America’s Next Top Model first premiered on May 20th, 2003. In 2004 when the popular Eva Pigford won, Jamaica was one of the international destinations during the competition as well as in 2012, co-hosted by former Miss Jamaica Universe, Yendi Phillips. ANTM also further expanded with the ‘Caribbean’s Next Top Model’, shot on location in Trinidad and Tobago . Former Miss Universe and Miss trinidad Wnedy FitzWilliams was one of the judges and the winner Treveen Stewart from Cayman Islands.

Watch Chantelle’s ANTM Plea Video and her discussing Vitiligo, how she has overcome challenges, proving she is not different but unique, building herself into the bold person she is now. (below):

Rihanna reveals collabs with Chris Brown and more on upcoming album ‘Unapologetic’

Caribbean Queen Rihanna has revealed to her Twitter fans, the track list to her highly anticipated soon-to-be released album ‘Unapologetic.

Though we are not surprised, her ‘on and off’ beau Chris Brown is featured on the track ‘Nobodies business’ with her.

Breezy and Rihanna have been ‘slowly’ coming back into the public eye together as a couple, but neither have fully confirmed they are indeed back as an item.

‘Unapologetic’ will be released on November 19th…. she also tweeted, ‘Man my album is complete, and I need a fucking drink and a roll up! It was quite the journey, but it’s all part of our story! #UNAPOLOGETIC

One of my new favorites, ‘Diamonds’ is of course included…Check out the full Track Listing below:

Check out a sneek peak of Rihanna’s upcoming Barbados Tourism Campaign


Today the island of Dominica ‘Nature Isle of the Caribbean’ celebrates its 34th year as an Independent state. On November 3rd, 1978, the Commonwealth of Dominica was granted Independence from the United Kingdom.

Even before gaining Independence, November 3rd was recognized as, Discovery Day’, the day when Christopher Columbus discovered the island back in 1493.

As local Dominicans and in the Diaspora celebrate this milestone worldwide, we wish them a day of….continued beauty, forward thinking, fun, frolic and safety;)