Category: Entertainment

Lifting the veils

Unfiltered, uncut and honest are the best words to describe the INO Podcast featuring Marcus Myers and Kofi The Doctor Jones. With Myers as a radio/broadcast personality on Pulse Radio Show on HOTT 95.3 FM and Jones, the other half of the DJ Slash Hype Team, the 27-year-olds make an entertaining pair and bring a […]

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Brooklyn bound!

An intense two-day audition held by the electric Brooklyn Nets basketball dance team, the Brooklynettes came to an exciting close on Sunday with six female Barbadian dancers being chosen to travel to Brooklyn, New York. For the first time in history the dance team held auditions outside of Brooklyn and Barbados was their first pick. […]

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Keeping up with Rommel Hall

When it comes to local film-making, Rommel Hall certainly knows his stuff. The writer, director and often producer, has been doing a lot of work in media production for well over a decade here on the island. Some among us may not be familiar with his name, but will be familiar with his Barbadian hit […]

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Can‘t stop his roll

Jus D is going full throttle and shows no signs of slowing down. The Barbadian soca artiste and songwriter christened Antonio Johnson has been serenading soca lovers since his break out 2017 single Na Na Ni and he is reaping the rewards of his success. After recently performing at the Soca or Die Rising Stars […]

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Lights, camera, flash!

Twenty-six-year-old Daniel Boyce is the proud recipient of the Caribbean Style and Culture Fashion Photographer Award 2019. Boyce, a former student of the Alexandra School, is the Creative Photography Director of RIADA Design & Photography studio. He told Bajan Vibes that he is elated to be selected as the winner. “Honestly, I cannot explain how […]

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Crystal Beckles-Holder, 2nd runner up in regional competition

Crystal Beckles-Holder failed to capture the crown in the Queen of Queens Regional Female Calypso Monarch last night. Beckles-Holder was 2nd runner up in the competition held in Montserrat. Queen Thalia of Antigua and Barbuda women the competition while Karene Asche of Trinidad & Tobago was 1st runner.

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Entertainment high

2018 was the year for recognizing the contributions that Barbadian artistes, artists and artisans made towards the development of the island’s cultural and creative economy. The vibrant and bold culture of Barbados came to the forefront and was celebrated locally and regionally. It kicked off in January when three of the island’s biggest influencers, voices […]

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Ruk-a-Tuk, Poonka and Pan

While scores of Barbadians were going about their shopping last weekend, they were treated to several pop up performances with seasonal music spreading Christmas cheer through The City as part of the Come Town Fuh Christmas project. From Jubilee Gardens and Heroes Square to Swan Street and Broad Street and others in between, Poonka and […]

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A surprise for Smokey

By Anesta Henry Veteran Calypsonian Smokey Burke got an early Christmas present today. Burke, who fell ill ahead of this year’s Pic-O-De-Crop finals and had to withdraw, was pleasantly surprised when a large group from the local entertainment fraternity visited his Dalkeith Road home. As the entertainers, led by Ishaka McNeil, who along with Terry […]

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Chrissy D wants “You for Christmas”

Christina Chrissy D Dottin was a finalist in this year’s Party Monarch Competition with her song Rum and Bass. Bajan Vibes sat down with Chrissy D to discuss her Christmas traditions as an artiste as well as her new Christmas song You for Christmas. Q: Who is Chrissy D? A: Right now, I can say […]

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Strutting to stardom

Brandon Louis and Tarika Branch walked away with a slew of prizes as Mr & Miss Star Strut 2018 at Queen’s College last Saturday night. Louis dominated all the segments in Star Strut: The New Age to cop all the awards for the males, receiving People’s Choice Award, Photogenic Award, Runway King, first in Fire […]

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A giant retires

It was an evening of love and appreciation as the Royal Barbados Police Force musical fraternity celebrated the distinguished life of one of its most talented members. The Director of Music for the Royal Barbados Police Force band, Mr Keith McDonald Ellis B. S. M, was the star of the night, as the force celebrated […]

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A ‘holly jolly’ Mahalia’s Corner

There is no denying that Barbadian soca artiste Damian Marvay knows how to keep a crowd’s interest. Last Sunday night at Mahalia Corner’s Christmas Edition, the groovy crooner had the crowd eating out of his palm with his popular tunes and engaging personality. The hundreds gathered in the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre formed a chorale […]

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A night of surprises

Despite the hiccups that occurred during the night, the tenth year of Hennessy Artistry at the Kensington Oval was a memorable one. As the event approached its final performance of the night, FAS7STAR dropped a bombshell. Buju Banton will be performing in Barbados April 6, 2019 at the Kensington Oval. The shocking announcement was met […]

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‘Spice’ and more on the sand

Pirate’s Cove was a melting pot last Sunday as the third edition of Hennessy Artistry on the Beach took place at the popular party spot Daiquiri Beach. Hundreds of eager patrons descended on the sandy venue and were ready to be wooed by reggae and dancehall hits of yesteryear and present day. Kicking off the […]

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Sand, water and limestone

Public and private sector persons were recently given the opportunity to gain insight into the technical aspects related to extraction of some of the island’s natural resources. A tour organized by the Natural Resources Department, exposed participants to the technical work and projects undertaken by the Ministry in the areas of natural resource and mineral […]

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Countdown to christmas

Mahalia’s Corner , It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for fans of the band 2 Mile Hill. This week, they announced a special Christmas Edition of their show Mahalia’s Corner to be held on December 9 at The Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. 2 Mile Hill will lead the special cast of performers which includes […]

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