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Doubles Tabanca: The Bunji Garlin Spoofs Continue

Words by Marcha M. Johnson— They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and, in the case of soca viking Bunji Garlin, at this point it certainly rings true. Initially inspired by a frequently...
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Viral Video Watch: “Cow On D Road”

Words by Marcha M. Johnson— Bunji Garlin’s 2013 Carnival smash “Differentology” has become a household hit in the Caribbean, credited with reviving the international appeal of soca. It's been...
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Bumboclaat!: Rob Ford’s Drunken Patois Rant

Words by Jesse Serwer— West Indian culture is arguably more deeply embedded in Toronto than in any other farin city—even New York and London. What other place could have given us such...
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Viral Video Watch: Rosetta Stone Jamaican

Words by Tasha Brown— The Jamaican accent is among the most badly imitated of all accents. As a reminder, here's our Top 10 list of top actors like Denzel Washington and other Hollywood figures...