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Creating history

This year’s Honey Jam will have a new feature which caters for male vocalists in the entertainment industry. The announcement came from the founder of Honey Jam Barbados Ebonnie Rowe who explained how it came about. “There is something new that we are doing this year at Honey Jams. For all the years that I […]

Top class

The new queen of the 42nd Richard Stoute Teen Talent is a pupil of Trinity Vocal School, Jalissa Edwards. Edwards gave a powerful rendition of I Who Have Nothing in the first half of the competition. Dressed in a red polka dot dress, she delivered her song with style and class belting out some of […]

Oneikonn hits big leagues

Local singing duo Oneikonn has attracted international attention. Their debut song Next To You has been heard by international pop star Justin Bieber who shared the song on his Instagram account. The 26-year-old twin brothers said Next To You was inspired by their mother’s last relationship. “Our mom Nicole . . . went through a […]

Lights, camera, action . . .

“Know your voice. Make friends in your chosen field, be prepared to fail, but above all else, just do it!” This advice came from three prominent artistes in Barbados as they addressed secondary school students at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre during a forum on the Creative Industries – one of the activities commemorating Education […]

Giving God the glory

Twenty-five-year-old gospel artiste Russell Blackman describes himself as a “modern-day David who wants to take the news of his encounters with God to the world”, hence the title of his debut album, One Shepherd Boy, officially launched at a recent Listening Party at the Grande Salle at the Tom Adams Financial Centre. Russell recently completed […]

Tezz Cart’r has the fire in you

Twenty-one-year-old Martez Tezz Cart’r Carter is a passionate singer whose dream is to become one of the next superstars out of Barbados. Bajan Vibes sat down with Tezz Cart’r to discuss who he is as an artiste and how he feels about his song Fire In You – a single on his four-track EP Purpose […]

Reggae at twilight

The Gates at the Belle was the hot spot for festival-goers at the first instalment of Music in Autumn. Before the official 2018 lineup was released, there were murmurs of the reunion of two popular local reggae bands who enjoyed an extensive touring career throughout the Caribbean and Europe, collectively. There was a buzz from […]

“Shirley biscuits” lead

If you were present on Sunday at the Barbados Visual Media Awards held at the Accra Beach Hotel, you would have heard one name being called when the awards were being given out – Kia Redman. Redman grabbed the majority of awards winning Best Film Editing for a Short Film, Best Sound Editing for a […]

Top awards

The Barbados Visual Media Association (BVMA) celebrated its tenth anniversary by hosting its fifth annual Barbados Visual Media Awards commonly referred to as VIMAS. The awards were held over the weekend at Accra Beach Hotel, Hastings, Christ Church where local filmmakers sat eagerly waiting to see if they would receive one of the coveted awards. […]

Talent galore

Who said that the members of the disabled community cannot sing? On Sunday night at Divi South Winds Resort patrons at the Richard Stoute Teen Talent over 21 and Disabled Contest were treated to stellar performances from the members of the disabled community who performed their social commentaries and ballads and left the audience craving […]

A different kind of ‘lime’

If you are looking for the usual Saturday lime with a unique twist, then look no further as Sobèro has you covered with their all-inclusive party happening on November 10th. The party which will be held at Bellevue Plantation House, St Michael, is the brainchild of friends and business partners Janelle Roach and Sherry Sobers. […]

Great food, rum and music

If you were looking for great company, mouthwatering food, tasty beverages and a stellar musical line up, Rum & Tings was the ideal place to be last Saturday night. The inaugural event kicked off at the Pure Ocean Restaurant, Dover, Christ Church. A stop in the Gourmet Safari Dinner Series included delectable gourmet dishes with […]

Barrow in the spotlight

Barbados claimed Best Diaspora Documentary for the Docudrama, Barrow: Freedom Fighter, at the 14th edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards AMAA in Lagos, Nigeria. Barbados was up against several entries, including those from Canada and the US in the category: AMAA 2018 Award for Best Diaspora Documentary Evolutionary Blues (USA) Barrow: Freedom Fighter (Barbados) […]

The Shadow

TRIBUTE – Written by Dr Anthony ‘Gabby’ Carter He pleasured us with ‘Bass Man’, A sweet musical fit, Then thrill us all so dearly Singing hit after hit. No one could phrase like Shadow Or make you want to dance, His music’s simply unique. He took a very firm stance In making sure he never […]

The new Chad Bowen

Chad Bowen is back with a whole new sound. The 29-year-old singer-songwriter has returned to the island after his short stint in London where he auditioned for the popular show X Factor. Bajan Vibes sat down with Chad to discuss his venture to London, X Factor, being the youngest person to reach Pic-O-De-Crop finals and […]

15 move forward

Fifteen finalists were announced on Sunday at the second semi-finals of the 42nd Richard Stoute Teen Talent competition. The battle was fierce as all 18 competitors vied to make it to the finals which come off on November 4 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. The first standing ovation of the night was for Crayshanda […]

A way with words

“If you give young people an opportunity to speak, to say what they feel, it is less likely they will resort to violence, and poetry helps people to get their feelings out in a positive manner.” These were the words of Barbados’ first Poet Laureate, Esther Phillips, as she shared her experiences with Bajan Vibes […]