Category: Entertainment

Up close with ‘Mole’

Reco Cumberbatch or Mole, as he is famously known in Bashment Soca, is a familiar face on the local party scene. His songs such as Boom Flick, Do It Fuh Daddy,Wukless Brute can be heard blasting from the speakers of several fetes. Arguably, several have considered the former Ellerslie alumni’s lyrics vulgar and crude, but this ‘lyricist’ […]

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Multi-talented Yannick Hooper on top with ‘Wine Down Low’

Twenty-six-year-old Yannick Hooper is a full time creative. When he is not writing his own songs, films or plays, he is a full-time soca artiste. He graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Theatre and Film from The Errol Barrow Centre In Creative Arts (EBCCI) at the University of The West Indies where he wrote and acted in […]

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More contenders for Junior Monarch 2018

Seven new faces will be joining the Scotiabank Junior Monarch competition this year. There are six first-timers in the 7-12 age group and one first-timer in the 13-18 age group. The competition is expected to be intense as the defending champions have aged out of their categories and the number of participants has increased. The […]

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MoonLIT Festival: a spectacular success

Staying true to its name, MoonLIT Festival was LIT! The inaugural festival which catered to urban contemporary fans, accumulated a fair audience last Sunday night at the Falaise Petit, Lodge Hill, St Michael grounds. The show kicked off with bubbly and fresh-faced Aidan who gave a sultry and sexy performance of her 2018 R&B release Headphones. The 25-year-old songstress […]

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Bajans ‘Pompasetting’ Raise Funds for Children

The annual Pompasette Brunch Party signals not only the start of summer but that the biggest festival of the year – Crop Over is slowly approaching. Pompasette isn’t your typical Crop Over event with blaring soca and endless ‘wukking up’, but patrons were assured a good time as the sweet sounds of soca penetrated throughout the Barbados Museum […]

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MoonLit Festival a first for Barbados

Local hip-hop artiste-producer-writer, Teff Hinkson is back like he never left. Last year, Teff announced that he was retiring from the music scene, but for a guy whose life revolves around music, that proved to be a bit too difficult. “I wasn’t retired in the traditional sense in the first place. I feel like I have a bunch of […]

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Nadia ‘Aidan’ Holmes in the spotlight

If you are not too familiar with Adian, you might just remember her as the 2017 Banks Calendar Girl and also as the groovy voice behind the soca single Life Nice last year. In April, she released a sultry R&B single entitled Headphones. As Crop Over swiftly approaches, keep your ears tuned for music by Aidan!  In case you wish […]

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King Bubba ‘Jiggling’ for Crop Over

Adrian Ellias better known, as King Bubba,  is the founder of Platta Studios, a composer, producer, DJ, radio announcer, artiste and performer. He’s best known for his hit Mashup (When Ah Touchdown) which gave him 2nd place in the Party Monarch and Road March competitions in 2015. Bubba, who holds a recording arts degree from Full Sail University, has redefined who he […]

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‘Tuk-it-Up’ to launch 2018 Crop Over Festival

The National Cultural Foundation promptly reminded Barbadians that the Crop Over season was swiftly approaching with the press launch of the First Citizen Crop Over Xplosion last week Friday. Zealous masquerading dancers, acrobatic Shaggy Bears, a joyous Mother Sally and an energetic tuk band flooded the bank’s Broad Street, Bridgetown entrance. It’s a just a […]

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Mask Off turns the volume down

Imagine walking into a party with people dancing and gyrating but there is no music playing. It sounds bewildering, doesn’t it? But that is exactly what happens when you arrive at the monthly masquerade silent event, Mask Off, held at McBrides St Lawrence Gap Christ Church. The silent parties hosted by Sounds of Silence 246 have been quite the […]

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No stopping ‘Journey’ on the airwaves

The countdown is on for the biggest festival of the year – Crop Over! Before the season switches into full throttle, the music is starting to hit our airwaves and the orange-haired songbird Nikita is one of the first artistes out of the gate. The popular soca songstress who is known for her singles such […]

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DJ Psalms’: Staying True to Himself

Recently Bajan Vibes had the opportunity to sit down with one of the islands top deejays, Steven Blackett, better known by his stage name DJ Psalms. The following is an excerpt from the enlightening conversation that took place. BV: We’re here today with DJ Psalms;  HR practitioner, Lover of Fashion and Trends, DJ, traveller and he probably fights […]

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Legacy: The Concert, leaves audience spellbound

It was a legendary and memorable night for St Michael School alumni last Sunday as the institution celebrated its 90th anniversary with an anniversary recital titled Legacy: The Concert. The concert, held at the Frank Collymore Hall, was under the patronage of Dame Maizie Barker-Welch and Dame Olga Patricia Symmonds, who were also honoured by current […]

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Chrissy D bringing ‘One Wine’ for Crop Over 2018

Christina ‘Chrissy D’ Dottin is a twenty-three-year-old singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and graphic designer. She sat down with Bajan Vibes’ La Shawna Griffith to discuss who she is as an artiste and her new releases for Crop Over 2018. Q: Who is Chrissy D? A:  Christina Dottin, also known as Chrissy D, is a multi-talented, twenty-three-year-old. She’s a […]

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Hardware switches it up for Crop Over 2018

Bashment soca artiste Hardware is venturing into unchartered territory this Crop Over. The producer-singer known for his bashment soca hits such as Pop Down in 2017 and Pinata in 2016 will be entering the Sweet Soca competition with his groovy soca single Alone. Hardware, whose real name is Samuel L Bridgeman II, told Bajan Vibes that he wanted to educate the Barbadian public on the […]

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Zulu and Mole pleased with response!

He has one of the most popular songs for 2018, Do It For Daddy and Bashment Soca artiste Mole said he is humbled by the overwhelming response that he has received from Barbadians. Speaking to the media on the sidelines of Zulu International’s inaugural cruise dubbed Apollo 13, Mole said that it is a good feeling to know that people […]

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Romance under the stars

Cobblers Cove was transformed into an opera hall last Wednesday,  as international opera and cabaret singer Melinda Hughes and former Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Winner Todd Wilander came together to showcase opera at the St Peter luxury resort. In the first set, Hughes and Todd entertained the audience with a variety of songs. The most […]

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