Aug 31, 2014
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Posts tagged: Bajans

Impressions: Our Best Photos From the West Indian American Day Carnival


Words by Jesse Serwer. Photos by Reid Van Renesse, Alex Solmssen, Simone Serwer and Yofray Ray

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Ground Provisions: Oistins, The Fish Capital of Barbados


Words and Photos by Ola Mazzuca—

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ALBUM STREAM: Salaam Remi’s “One: In The Chamber”

Words by Jesse Serwer—
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When it comes to contemporary music makers, there’s few people we rate higher than Salaam Remi. Last summer we spent time at the low-key superproducer’s Miami compound, where he spoke on his career highs and outlook on music, and gave us the play-by-play on 10 of his most classic productions, from Super Cat’s “Ghetto Red Hot (Remix)” to Nas’ “The Don.”

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Fashion Fridays: Rihanna Lets Her Caribbean Colors Fly at Crop Over

Words by Mikaila Brown—

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This week Rihanna made headlines while attending Crop Over, Barbados’s annual carnival festivities. At first the media attributed her silver, glitter leotard and on-all-fours wuk up activities to typical, wanton Rihanna shenanigans. However, quickly, reporters realized that Bad Girl Riri’s sequined bikinis and feather headrests were really a typical part of the Bajan festival.

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Throwback Thursdays: Square One’s “Top Class Bubbler”

Words by Jesse Serwer—

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Crop Over is just about to kick into full swing, so it only makes sense to take our weekly journey into Caribbean music (video) history down to Barbados.

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Combination Style: Beer Meets Rum in Barbados

Words by Jesse Serwer—

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People have been drinking their beer and whiskey together for years. If you spend time in pubs, surely you’ve tried or at least heard of an Irish car bomb. These days, there’s even a whole cottage industry of whiskey/beer crossover drinks. So why not a Caribbean concoction that combines beer with the flavor of the region’s own liquor specialty, rum?

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