Category: Entertainment

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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A belly full of laughs

by Shamar Blunt If laughter is indeed the best medicine, last Sunday at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium was a place of healing. Twisted Entertainment delivered the much anticipated ‘LaughBarbados’ to a densely packed crowd, who by all indications, enjoyed the fantastic treat that was on display. Rachel Price, Quite Perry, Chow Pow, Trevor Dynamite Eastmond, Christopher Johnny Dailey and internet sensation, Majah […]

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Stiffy ‘Pluggin’ it for 2018

“I am coming, this is not a normal transition, we taking it to pluggin land!” Stiffy Star Quality says he is ready for the 2018 Crop Over festival. “Plug into who, plug into wha, plug in to all. This is Stiffy Star Quality and right now I am taking over. This is not a normal transition we taking it to pluggin land,” the artiste told Bajan Vibes on […]

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Creatively Faith Callender

by La Shawna Griffith Twenty-five–year-old Faith Callender is the embodiment of everything creative. The former Banks Calendar girl, a fulltime soca artiste who performs under her given name Faith, told Bajan Vibes that she is completely different in real life as opposed to her persona on stage. “ Faith the artiste is fresh, sexy, bold, full of […]

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LUX entertainment makes it ‘Lethal’ for Crop Over

by Shamar Blunt From Canada to Barbados, LUX Entertainment has officially landed on the Crop Over 2018 scene with a big bang. During its vibrant display on the grounds of the Barbados Museum last Saturday night, the premium carnival experience band showcased their offering for the season this year entitled ‘Lethal’. Vibes and action were part of the […]

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Speakah: a ‘Fyah Blazin’ hit!

by La Shawna Griffith What happens when a self-proclaimed vibes architect and a singer/songwriter come together to produce music? Something amazing is created! Rhea Layne, the sister of Grammy nominated singer Shontelle Layne, and Adaeze, who was a finalist in the Digicel and Machel Montano Music Academy, came together with Jamaican artiste Anna Mariah to […]

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Joaquin’s love for soca

Joaquin Brewster is a 24-year-old soca artiste, barber and musician in the band Lejends246. The former student of St Paul’s Primary School and The Alexandra School sat with Bajan Vibes ‘La Shawna Griffith to speak about his journey as a Soca artiste. Q: Who is Joaquin Brewster? A: Joaquin is a young ambitious, hardworking, optimistic artiste who has […]

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”On the Block” Explores Intricacies of Bajan Pastime

The ‘block’ has been a controversial topic in Barbadian society for many years. It is often seen as just a liming spot for persons who either don’t have or want gainful employment to congregate and often times get involved in some form of mischief However, one cannot ignore the contributions to society that ‘block relationships’ […]

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Terrific blasts from the past

FAS Entertainment’s Vintage Reggae Show at Kensington Oval last weekend, was arguably one of the better productions staged by the franchise in recent memory. And much of this had to do with the dynamism and freshness brought to the proceedings by the incomparable Josey Wales. The popular Jamaican dancehall deejay of the 1980s lit up […]

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Baje International celebrates 20 years with ‘Odyssey’

“BAJE INTERNATIONAL!!” is the infamous phrase from one of our favourite local entertainers, Rupee. This phrase rang out through last Saturday’s creative display at Baje International’s 2018 launch dubbed ‘Odyssey.’ This year, the band is proudly celebrating twenty years of playing mas as a group. From humble beginnings as a party promotion endeavour back in […]

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An ‘Irie’ 2018 Reggae on the hill 

Cool vibes and good music are essential features of any great music show, and the annual Digicel Reggae On The Hill appeared to have delivered these in spades. From early last Sunday, patrons began their trek to the Farley Hill National Park armed with coolers, baskets, blankets and chairs for the much-anticipated show. In the early afternoon, […]

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Saint Lucia Jazz 2018

The Saint Lucia Jazz Festival 2018 kicks off on May 7 with A World of Jazz at the Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa and Beach Resort and climaxes with a Mother’s Day Special at the Pigeon Point National Landmark on Sunday, May 13. Over seven days and nights, patrons will take a musical journey with thrilling Jazz performances featuring […]

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