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Mighty Liar passes

Mighty Liar passes


Former calypso monarch Mighty Liar, real name Victor Reid, has passed on at age 72. Reports reaching the Nation News late Wednesday stated that Reid, who lived in Rock Dundo, St James, was suffering from Alzheimers disease. Reid was one of eight c...

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Promoters submit Crop Over proposals

Promoters submit Crop Over proposals


Promoters have shared their ideas about events for the Crop Over Festival to Government. President of the Entertainers Association of Barbados (EAB) Rudy Maloney told Weekend Buzz, “We had a meeting with the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) wher...

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Musicians face EU tour catastrophe, says Sir Elton

Musicians face EU tour catastrophe, says Sir Elton


London – Sir Elton John has warned members of Parliament MPs that the United Kingdom music industry could lose "a generation of talent" because of post-Brexit restrictions on touring the European Union (EU). The musician accused ministers of being...

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Mikey releases first summer track

Mikey releases first summer track


Soca Monarch Mikey is already bringing the sweet summer party vibes with his new track Company. Released about three weeks ago, the catchy tune that is easily relatable for the people who miss being with friends as the coronavirus pandemic marches...

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Leadpipe apologises for song on Trojan Riddim

Leadpipe apologises for song on Trojan Riddim


Artiste Leadpipe issued a public apology for the role he played in a controversial music video that stirred emotions across Barbados. He also appealed to those involved in violent crime to stop and make the island a safe place all the time, a play...

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Bond movies to be screened in cinemas, despite Amazon deal

Bond movies to be screened in cinemas, despite Amazon deal


Future James Bond films will continue to be screened in cinemas, despite Amazon's deal to buy the movie studio that co-owns the rights to 007. The tech giant bought MGM in a purchase worth $8.45bn (£5.97bn) this week. Bond producers Barbara Bro...

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ASAP Rocky confirms he is dating Rihanna

ASAP Rocky confirms he is dating Rihanna


US rapper ASAP Rocky announced that he is in a relationship with singer Rihanna. The rapper described her as “the love of my life” in an interview with GQ. Rumours over whether the stars were dating began as early as 2013, when the rapper suppo...

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NCF’s virtual celebration of Kamau on Tuesday

NCF’s virtual celebration of Kamau on Tuesday


Literary icon, Edward Kamau Brathwaite, will be celebrated in a webinar on what would have been his 91st birthday. The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) is hosting Words & Wisdom – Celebrating Kamau’s Birthday, via Zoom on Tuesday, May 11 at ...

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Weinstein indicted in California

Weinstein indicted in California


Harvey Weinstein was indicted in California on sexual assault charges, one of his lawyers said on Monday, as the former Hollywood movie producer appeared in a New York court proceeding over whether to extradite him. The 69-year-old Weinstein wore ...

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Ma Rainey wins at BAFTAs

Ma Rainey wins at BAFTAs


LONDON – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, a jazz drama set in 1920s Chicago, won two awards at the opening of the BAFTAs on Saturday, but the race for the main prizes remains open with a list of contenders that shines a spotlight on diversity. The Britis...