CDB helps regional musicians cash in on global multi-billion dollar industry

March 1, 2018 admin 0

CDB helps regional musicians cash in on global multi-billion dollar industry BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Streaming services, some with up to 140 million users worldwide, have revolutionised the business of music. Yet despite the earning potential these services present for industry practitioners – writers, publishers, performers and producers – the Caribbean region has been slow to cash in. Aiming to better […More]

Reggae on the Beach kicks off this year’s Barbados Reggae Festival

April 27, 2017 admin 0

By Jewel Crichlow BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — This year’s annual Barbados Reggae Festival kicked off on Sunday on Pirates Cove Beach with some great performances. Two top local mixologists, Philip ‘Casanova’ Antoine and Bryan ‘Fresh’ McLeod, were also working their magic in the VIP section. Some of the local performers appearing at the event were SK and Natalie Harewood, Scrilla, Mole, […More]


April 23, 2017 admin 0

STREAMING LIVE THIS SATURDAY on FACE BOOK View on Caribbean-People-Newspaper Facebook page The Classic Man HOWARD HUGHES hosts The World’s Best Eclectic Radio Show every Saturday Morning from 9am thru 3pm (USA – Eastern Time) on WPAT/930AM. Also streaming live on – YOU JUST HAVE TO LISTEN TO BELIEVE! Please spread the breaking news and forward to as many […More]

Sizzla Kalonji Set To Release New Reggae Single With Ghana’s Stonebwoy

March 30, 2017 admin 0

Jamaica’s contemporary international reggae musician Miguel Orlando known popularly as Sizzla Kalonji is set to drop a new reggae single with Ghana’s Stonebwoy. Sources close to the reggae legend unveils Sizzla has recorded a mind blowing reggae song dubbed ‘ Shoot Yuh’ produced by Jamaican producers JonFx and Alphaphi Music which featured the Ghanaian reggae/dancehall superstar. Stonebwoy happens to be the […More]

Grace Jones, D’Angelo for Tobago Jazz

February 6, 2017 admin 0

The 2017 edition of the Tobago Jazz Experience will be a grown and sexy affair with some legendary singers headlining the show. The TJE organisers this evening unveiled a line-up that includes the iconic Grace Jones and R&B crooner D’Angelo. Jones, a legendary Jamaican singer, actress and model is known for hits such as “Pull up to my Bumper” and […More]

‘Slow Motion’ moving fast for Lyttle

January 30, 2017 admin 0

FIFTEEN years after one of soca music biggest hits “Turn Me On”, multi-platinum, international recording artiste Kevin Lyttle is at it again. This time the song is called “Slow Motion” the hook-laden song has a simple chorus which has people singing “wow wow wow, ayee yeah yeah”. The evergreen Lyttle who is serious about lyrics, says he keeps it smart […More]

Rihanna and Sean Paul Get Nods for BRIT Awards

January 19, 2017 admin 0

LONDON, England, Wednesday January 18, 2017 – Fresh from landing a slew of nominations for the 2017 Grammy Awards and the fourth annual iHeart Radio Music Awards, Barbados’ superstar Rihanna and Jamaica’s dancehall sensation Sean Paul have done the Caribbean proud again with several nods at the forthcoming BRIT Awards. Rihanna, the only Caribbean national to gain a nomination as […More]


January 9, 2017 admin 0

TRINIDAD and Tobago has lost one of its cultural exponents in the form of Anand Yankarran. Yankarran, 51, died of a heart attack at the Couva District Hospital at about 7.30 am yesterday. News of his death sent chutney song lovers, locally and as far as the United States and Canada, into grief. His wife, Vidia, told Newsday yesterday that […More]

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO STEEL PAN: Smaller Greens For Panorama

January 9, 2017 admin 0

If Panorama 2017 comes off, patrons to the Greens can expect a smaller venue. Richard Forteau, Secretary of Pan Trinbago, told Loop the Greens will return but it will be back to its original size. Last year, the Greens was expanded but suffered a loss of many party groups who opted out of the Panorama experience citing security and other […More]

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