Bajan Film Premièring in Toronto & Trinidad
Bajan-made movie PAYDAY is set to premiere both in Toronto and Trinidad and Tobago.
Big Red’s Pursuit Of Happiness
Big Red the DJ is an action man. Born Etienne Fraser and baptised in the fyah of singing, songwriting and producing soca music, his music pumps in triple digit bpms and is best enjoyed at major decibels.
Simon Pipe’s Debut Album Aids The Poor
Simon Pipe is a Bajan pop-reggae artist swimming upstream in what he calls “an industry that can swallow you whole in a second.” Preferring to employ his creative freedom unhindered as an independent artist, Pipe released his much anticipated debut studio album “Ya Probably Shouldn’ta” in March. His first order of business? To dedicate proceeds from digital sales for the month of April to the Barbados Vagrants and Homeless Society (BVHS).
Salt Pt. 2: Batman The Performer By Night
When dusk falls, the mask goes on, the dark knight rises to his turntables and dominates the dancehall as the trim and neatly buttoned Salt transitions fluidly into Batman, an entertainer of formidable proportions.
Salt Pt.1: Dark Knight With A Day Job
Salt the radio announcer is Bruce Wayne. He rises as early as 12 am to write the headline news, spends about ten hours a day costumed as the Advertising Manager in his cool SLAM FM cave and drinks tea to get through a pressing schedule.
Fighting For Rock
Rock fans, buckle up! Meet Bajan band Fighting Traffic, aka Carlos Baptiste (mic navigator), Kevin Jack (turbo charged guitarist), David Thomas (bassist and back seat vocalist) and Melvin Alick (drummer and bumper defenda). Heavily influenced by Sting, Michael Jackson, Gabby, Bob Marley and Jimi Hendrix… they’re not afraid to fight for their right to rock.
Sweet As Honey: Ebonnie Rowe Does It Again
The Plantation Theatre was abuzz on Saturday, November 17 when another installment of Honey Jam Barbados was staged there. It has become a very popular showcase of female talent ever since its founder Ebonnie Rowe, introduced the concept to Barbados early last year. This most recent show was no disappointment.
Honey Jam Announces New Playgirls
Teff: Living In A Dream World
Teff Mayweather – a self-described island-boy lyricist who’s slim in stature but fat with freestyle – released his debut album ‘Dream World’ in June this year. With cool rhymes, catchy melodies and stellar collaborations, ‘Dream World’ cements Teff’s footing as Barbados’ swaggest hip hop artist.
Music Review: Hal Linton’s ‘Technicolour’
As I’ve exclaimed before, Hal Linton is back with his latest mixtape ‘Technicolour’ and we should welcome him with arms wide open. It’s refreshing to see a talented artist have extensive creative control over his music. The Bajan neo-soul singer/songwriter broke ties with record label Universal Motown so he could work independently.