The one song format for the Pic O De Crop competition has the full support of calypso king William ‘Classic’ Waithe, but he wants back the semifinal leg of the competition which was missing this year. Classic was speaking to the media as he collected his winnings in the form of a 100 thousand dollar […]
A Jamaican reggae artist has pulled out from a weekend concert in which he was due to appear alongside Grammy award singer, Buju Banton, the organisers said on Friday. They said 47-year-old Wayne Wonder was no longer on the United Festival bill at the National Sports Centre on Saturday night that is expected to attract […]
“Friends,” the ubiquitous sitcom about six New York City companions, turns 25 this year. Although creators David Crane and Marta Kauffman’s series premiered on September 22, 1994 and went off the air on May 6, 2004, its sustaining popularity on streaming services — coupled with our love of celebrating retro moments through a social media […]
Jay-Z is facing criticism for teaming up with the NFL following anger about the body’s response to footballer Colin Kaepernick’s 2016 kneeling protest. The rap star, who once rapped “I said no to the Super Bowl, you need me, I don’t need you”, will now help select acts for the Super Bowl half-time show. The deal is […]
The Ministry of Culture will be working more with young and aspiring soca performers to help them hone their skills in the artform. Minister John King has made the disclosure during an interview with CBC NEWS. He noted that the inexperience of many young artistes was evident on the big stage and stressed that more […]
The spectacle of revelry and colour that is Grand Kadooment is currently underway. Thousands of revellers in creative costumers are already on the road in a number of bands for this Crop Over Festival Climax. Twenty three bands to be exact with over 8000 revellers are making their way from Warrens and the National Botanical […]
Police are issuing a warning for Barbadians to be on their best behaviour during the Grand Kadooment spectacle. This assertion from Police P.R.O., Acting Inspector Rodney Inniss. He says everything has been orderly leading up to the event and he wants to see this behaviour continue.
There’s a new app on the streets to help revellers navigate Kadooment Day a little easier. It’s called D’Junction and after testing in Barbados last year, Developer Ria Karim says it’s ready to be used by the public. One of the key features is a built-in security button.
After 14 years, Warner Bros. Television has terminated its relationship with Extra host A.J. Calloway, following multiple allegations of sexual assault against him. “The company has investigated the claims made into Mr. Calloway’s conduct and he and the company have mutually agreed to part ways,” a Warners rep said in a statement to The Hollywood […]
“Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” is an awfully long-winded title for a movie with roughly the same plot as the 1989 squabbling buddy vehicle “Tango & Cash,” only with bigger — well, pretty much everything — and better special effects. Having left the “Fast & Furious” template in the rear-view mirror ages ago, […]