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‘On one hand it’s good, but on the other hand it is also a questionable moment,’ Donisha Prendergast says Donisha Prendergast is a practising Rastafarian, a social activist, actress and filmmaker living in Toronto. She is also the granddaughter of the most famous Rastafarian the world has ever known – the iconic singer-songwriter Bob Marley. […]

Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz created history on Wednesday in the United States by becoming the first Caribbean team to reach the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The Reggae Girlz achieved the feat by defeating Panama  4-2 on penalties in their third-place playoff match at the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship at the Toyota Stadium in Texas. The historic qualification to the […]

KINGSTON – Canada-based Timeless Herbal Care Limited (THC) announced Saturday it has secured a US$100-million deal to develop medical marijuana products here in Jamaica for the international market. Courtney Betty, the Jamaican-Canadian who heads THC, did not go into great detail, but said the deal would create job opportunities for many Jamaicans. He said the […]

KINGSTON – Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw on Thursday announced that Jamaican has made its legal export of medical marijuana extracted oil to Canada, marking the first step in positioning Jamaica as the world’s medical marijuana hub. According to Shaw, the shipment was authorised through an import permit issued by the Government of Canada through Health […]

Chief Alfred Sam…Black America Web In 1913, after traveling to the United States, gold coast merchant and Chief Alfred Sam began a quest to recall African-Americans back to their ancestral home.  He enticed prospects by stating that there were “diamonds lying on the ground after a rain, trees that produced bread, and sugar cane as large […]

“I believe that arts and music are the best way to influence change and that’s something I can stand behind” Nowadays, we aren’t tied to one career, and we love learning about women who have broken down walls to try their hand at everything. One of our favourite new DJs, Gabija, has already played at […]

With the evolution of hip-hop and urban culture over the past 30 years, there have been so many arguments about the origin of sagging pants. Of course, most people have probably heard that “the word “‘saggin’ spelled backward spells niggas” and all types of other things. But most people think of rap music when they see sagging […]

If you’re satisfied with what you hear on modern day radio, then these few words are not for you. What happened to when R&B muzik meant a well crafted muzik piece that you could feel the love or a complaint that someone wasn’t getting enough love like in Teddy Riley’s “Him Or Me” When the […]

It took six years for African American husband and wife entrepreneurs Michelle and Guy Jenkins to open their luxury resort in the Caribbean. Located on the west coast of Barbados, Villa La Maison Michelle is the only Black American-owned private luxury resort in Barbados. Luxury that will blow your mind Villa La Maison Michelle was […]

Sizzla has certain producers with whom he regularly works, and one of them is Anthony Senior of Altafaan Records. Senior founded Altafaan in 1996 – at the exact moment in history when Sizzla’s career and the Rasta Renaissance were taking off. Until very recently, the pair had yet to collaborate on a full length project, […]