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Community pays Griffith respect

22 June 2010

Barbados’ music fraternity, including calypsonians, has been paying tribute to highly rated musician, Police Inspector Anderson Griffith. Read More


Gladiators on the attack

22 June 2010

A YOUNG PROMISING calypsonian who promised to dethrone RPB is back, and a witty young singer/emcee has brought a refreshing breeze across the Stadium Road for Crop-Over 2010. Read More


Too Smart!

21 June 2010

Everdene Smart became the winner of the first LIME Gospel Challenge, after giving an emotive rendition of Alabaster Box, Read More


Rihanna keeping it cool

20 June 2010

Grammy Award winner Rihanna has been making the rounds while on a visit to Barbados. Read More


Rihanna joins crowd for NBA finals

19 June 2010

FROM SUPERSTAR RIHANNA to the biggest local Lakers and Celtics fans to the average guy who was just out for a lime, Bubba’s Sports Bar in Christ Church provided standing room only as the Los Angeles Lakers came from behind to take the NBA Finals in Game 7 on Thursday... Read More


Traffic stoppers

19 June 2010

There was an extra twist to the usual morning rush hour traffic yesterday when several of the stunning contestants Read More


Wadadah plans to reach out

18 June 2010

MORE THAN JUST PARTYING! At 20 years old, the Wadadah Club plans to continue to show its mature side by partnering with several more community organisations to have "a meaningful impact" this Crop-Over season. Read More


Cavalcades end with a bang

17 June 2010

NEW Crop-Over band Soka Kartel set the stage on fire last Saturday night at the National Stadium car park with a performance that was unrivalled at any festival locale so far. Read More

'Not much heard of Gladiators'

17 June 2010

TENT MANAGER of the Kingdom Of The Super Gladiators Calypso Tent, Roy Byer, has charged that over the years "Gladiators [music] has been denied airtime"  by local radio stations. The charge was made during a Press conference which launched Kingdom Of The Super Gladiators... Read More


Ri-Ri's home

17 June 2010

FRESH FROM a successful whirlwind tour of Europe, local superstar Rihanna came home for a little rest and relaxation yesterday.Roving NATION photographer Sandy Pitt was on the spot as Rihanna greeted her mother Monica Fenty with a hug at Grantley Adams International... Read More


Smokey and George receive benefit funds

17 June 2010

THE ENTERTAINMENT fraternity has delivered to colleagues George Jones and Smokey Burke. Read More


Stray Cats' tail up

16 June 2010

BABYFACE, Ears and The Tryer. Of the 16 acts on stage for the Stray Cats calypso tent opening at Crane Palms, Crane, St Philip, Sunday night, the previously mentioned three are good enough to get the judges’ full attention come judging night later this month. Read More


16 June 2010

THE NATIONAL CULTURAL FOUNDATION (NCF) is taking steps to stop any possible leaks this year.An alleged leak of a list of the 18 semi-finalists for last year’s Pic-O-De-Crop competition marred festivities, and forced the NCF to investigate whether the judging process... Read More

Plan to use star to promote Barbados

16 June 2010

GOVERNMENT is in discussion with the handlers of pop star Rihanna for further use of her talents to promote and advertise Barbados.This was disclosed yesterday by Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy who said promotional efforts would not be limited to Rihanna, but would... Read More

Sandiford's Great Moves on shelves

16 June 2010

LOCAL AWARD-WINNING writer, Robert Edison Sandiford, has a new graphic novel on the shelves. Read More


Gabriel's grads told to keep it real

15 June 2010

GRADUATES of St Gabriel’s School were yesterday advised to use real-life examples of people they knew or whom they had read about to inspire them to succeed. Read More


Ready for the road

15 June 2010

THE SPECTACLE of the traditional street parade is back in this year’s BNB Crop-Over Heritage Gala And Ceremonial Delivery Of The Last Canes after a one-year break. Read More

Rihanna to get Apes Hill land OK

15 June 2010

by ALBERT BRANDFORD BARBADIAN international pop star Rihanna is being given a plot of land by Government at the upscale Apes Hill Development in St James.A resolution to vest the 2 635 square-metre parcel of land in the superstar, under her given name – Robyn Rihanna... Read More

Sponsors staying with partners

14 June 2010

CROP-OVER EVENTS have a better chance of receiving sponsorship if their promoters have long- standing relationships with potential sponsors. Read More

Junior Monarch semis July 11

13 June 2010

TEN NEWCOMERS are among the list of names announced for the semi-finals of the Scotiabank Junior Monarch Calypso Competition on July 11 Read More

Singer taken to court

12 June 2010

INFORMATION from sources close to the Real Deal Production camp indicates that legal proceedings have begun against Keith Anthony B Blair and his booking agent Reggae Starz. The source, who prefers to remain anonymous because the matter is still sub judice, has said... Read More


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