Grammy Family?

Words by Jesse Serwer Burning Spear accepting the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album in 2009 Pumped for the Grammy Awards tonight? I'm not. Year after year, Grammy voters continue to prove themselves ou... Read More...

Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival

Posted by Martei Korley The Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival is wrapping up its three days of revelry in Montego Bay tonight. Rather than actually focusing on strictly Jazz and Blues, the annual event incorpo... Read More...

Blood of Haiti Mixtape

Words by Eddie STATS Houghton When terrible shit jumps off in some other part of the world, the mind automatically goes to the people you know who are there or are somehow connected to it. For many of us... Read More...

Yabby You, 1946-2010

Words By Jesse Serwer Had it happened any other week, more might have been said about the passing of '70s reggae pioneer Yabby You last Tuesday. But that was the same day the earthquake hit Haiti. News o... Read More...

Professor SickInHead !

Words by DJ Gravy So one of out favorite dancers, (and people for that matter) SickInHead, from Kingston, Jamaica is currently based in Stockholm, Sweden. Next week he starts teaching a dance workshop al... Read More...

The Bobby Konders Story

Words by Jesse Serwer Bobby Konders could probably be the subject of his own full-length documentary one day. In the meantime, the homey Dan Bruun (director of the Skerrit Bwoy doc, Temporary Sanity) recen... Read More...

Dyema catches the spirit

Whether doing the Drop Dead into an open casket or arriving in a wheelbarrow, St. James dancer--and inventor of the infamous Dutty Wine--Dyema Attitude can turn an average night into a moment in bashment history. Our gal and journalista Sarah Bentley recently grabbed a chicken soup with one of Jamaicaโ€™s wildest female entertainers and got a how-to on safely ripping out your weave piece by piece--among other trade secrets. Photos by Debbie Bragg.