Freddie McGregor stood up to the Marleys

Freddie McGregor was the only reggae artiste brave enough to stand up and speak out about the injustices in the music where the Grammy Awards are concerned. Reggae and dancehall fans often voice their displeasure about the undeserved number of Grammy Awards that the Marleys were winning but almost all artistes remained silent, until McGregor…

Ninjaman gets life, 25 years before parole

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Veteran Dancehall deejay Ninjaman was a short while ago given a life sentence in the Home Circuit Court for the March 2009 murder of Ricardo Johnson. He is to serve 25 years before being eligible for parole. He was given 20 years for shooting with intent and life imprisonment for murder. The…

Have you tried… Roti Tabanca? LUR Christmas-Special Review

Roti Tabanca Services: Trinidadian & Tobagonian Food Stall & Caterers Location: Unit 7, Luton Indoor Market Opening Times: Mon – Sat 12-5pm (or until all the greatness has sold out!) Owners Heritage: Trinidadian & Tobagonian Contact: 0753 824 0834/07588 111 761 Facebook page: RotiTabanca   If you have not yet experienced the mouth-watering cuisine from…

Anti-slavery march calls on Libya to end “crime against African humanity”

Marchers are demanding the Libyan embassy to stop slavery auctions after harrowing CNN footage shows what is believed to be slaves being sold near the Libyan capital of Tripoli. The footage sparked worldwide outrage and a petition calling on the UK government to put pressure on Libya to end modern slavery began circulating on social…

JAY-Z and Kendrick Lamar lead the 2018 Grammy nominees

RAPPERS JAY-Z and Kendrick Lamar are the top contenders for the 60th annual Grammy Awards, leading with the most nominations. Hov received eight nods for his critically-acclaimed and culturally-aware album “4:44,”; whilst Lamar had seven for “DAMN.,” a critical favorite and a smash on streaming services that also addressed racial politics and self-reflection. The two…
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