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Stepping out of soca

Barbadian soca artiste, Summa Davis, is experimenting with her sound this year as evidenced by her recent release, Ting Go Bang Boom. The high-energy dancehall single which was released on January 31 features Jamaican reggae artiste Yaksta. Written by husband-wife duo Simon and Carlie Pipe and co-written by Jemaul Martin, the single was produced, mixed […]

A new Hypasounds

A haircut is always a sign of drastic changes to come and if you haven’t seen soca artiste Hypasounds lately, then you are in for a shock. The soca artiste who has swooned his way into the hearts of hundreds of ladies with singles such as Sugar Rush, Dip and How She Like It has […]

A jammin’ Honey Jazz Gala

One could not have predicted the thrilling performances that came from artistes at the Honey Jazz Gala last Saturday night at the Frank Collymore Hall. Headline act, Ted Louis Levy, who is a Broadway favourite and familiar face to Barbadians charmed the audience and showed them why he is one of America’s most celebrated tap […]

Simply stunning!

Some of Barbados’ biggest and most beautiful women were on full display showcasing their very best on Sunday night in this year’s Miss Big and Beautiful pageant at the Sea Rocks Dome in Maxwell, Christ Church. While the eight contestants wowed the huge, boisterous crowd with their casual wear, formal wear and lingerie, Pageant Director, […]

Cultural delights

On Tuesday night, the Frank Collymore Hall was the scene of a vivid display of culture and art as the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Barbados in association with the Central Bank presented China’s Charming Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Art Troupe. This live exhibition was in celebration of the 5th Fish and Dragon Festival held […]

Top of the charts

Barbadian music producer Chris Rose is steadily making waves on the international music scene. The 25-year-old has produced for popular international rappers such as A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Dave East, Don Q, Rob Stone, Barbados’ Island Levvy and Teff Hinkson and more. His repertoire is gradually rising as he begins 2019 having produced on […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]