Caribbean music industry

How Will the Caribbean Music Industry Survive COVID-19?

This past May, amid the desperate uncertainty surrounding the expanding COVID-19 pandemic, reggae music fans found a moment of escape when dancehall legends Beenie Man and Bounty...
Caribbean American COVID-19

From the Frontlines: Caribbean Americans Fighting COVID-19

The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has quickly changed the world as we know it, throwing our comfortable routines out the window. It tore us apart while bringing us...
Caribbean American Black

Being Black in the United States: A Caribbean American perspective

For Caribbean people, discovering what it means to be Black in the United States is a rite of passage—that perspective-shifting moment when you realize that, unlike the...
Bajan singer Krisirie

Bajan singer Krisirie searches for hope in new track “Return to Love”

As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues, it's difficult for even the most optimistic to keep their hopes up. At times, singer Krisirie finds herself among the despondent....
BEST JAMAICA FESTIVAL SONGS

THE BEST JAMAICA FESTIVAL SONGS EVER, By Decade

For decades, the Jamaica Festival Song Competition has provided a soundtrack to Jamaican history, culture and national pride. Since launching in 1966 as part of the Independence...
Buju Banton Jamaica Festival Song Competition

Buju Banton Triumphs in the Jamaica Festival Song Competition

Jamaican music icon Buju Banton has emerged the winner of this year’s Jamaica Festival Song Competition, among ten finalists. His entry “I am Jamaican” gave the Grammy...
novelist Elizabeth Acevedo

Y.A. Novelist Elizabeth Acevedo Celebrates Caribbean-American Teens

Whether set in space, other magical worlds, or just down the street, the books we read as young adults can become valuable explorations and expressions of our...
Island Origins 2020 Charlie Awards

‘Island Origins’ Wins Sixth Florida Magazine Association Award in 2020

The Caribbean Lifestyle Quarterly Won a Charlie (Gold) for Best Writing for an Editorial overall, and Silver for Best Overall Writing in a Consumer Magazine...
Bahamian Padrino

What Bahamian Star Padrino Loves to Cook Up In The Kitchen

Music and food are two of the Caribbean’s most sought-after exports. And perhaps no other regions loves both so much in equal measure. With this in mind,...
Caribbean Interior Designers Kitchens

We Love These Swoon-Worthy Kitchens By Caribbean Designers

Whether serving as a makeshift classroom for kids or a work hub for grownups, it’s clear that today’s kitchen has become much more than a place to...

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