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Brittany Davis, who is Black, blind and nonbinary (uses they/them pronouns), will have their debut album, “Image Issues,” released on Friday, March 1. “Sound is the way I’ve always seen my world,” they said. Davis isn’t just the album’s vocalist; they’re also the songwriter, engineer, co-producer, and multi-instrumentalist responsible for nearly every sound on the […]

After receiving a hero’s welcome two weeks ago in his country of birth, Jamaica, where he was announced as one of the headline acts for Reggae Sumfest 2024, New York-based, visually-impaired, fast-rising reggae superstar Nigy Boy jetted off to Georgetown, Guyana last weekend for a performance at Mashramani, Guyana’s annual festival that celebrates the country’s […]

International soca star Kes the Band announced on Thursday his first headline performance at Central Park Summer Stage on June 8. Produced by Live Nation Entertainment and Kes, the Trinidad and Tobago-based Kes said this concert will kick off the summer and Caribbean Heritage Month with “a unique blend of Caribbean and contemporary world sounds.” […]

February 21, 2024

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The sensational international, Jamaican-born, dancehall recording artist, Macka Diamond, is making her triumphant return with a chart-topping hit called “Still Got It.” “This powerhouse vocalist made waves in the crossover scene last year, leaving an indelible mark,” Marie Driven, a Brooklyn-based, Haitian-American entertainment publicist, told Caribbean Life on Friday. “It was her exceptional lyrical prowess […]

Jamaica and global Dancehall superstar Vybz Kartel will know whether he is a free man from a 2014 murder conviction and jail sentence after the British Privy Council wrapped up two days of appeals in London last week, with the main focus on whether there was jury tampering during his trial. Real name Adidja Palmer […]

Visually-impaired, Jamaican-born reggae singer Nigy Boy last weekend racked up a few thousand frequent flier miles, delivering stellar performances in three different states as part of his Continent US Tour. Anthony Turner, the New York-based, Jamaican-born entertainment publicist, told Caribbean Life on Monday that Nigy Boy performed to a sold-out crowd Friday night at the […]

Soca King Machel Montano Sunday night proved that he can not only dominate soca but also calypso after he was crowned the 2024 Trinidad and Tobago Calypso Monarch for “Soul of Calypso” at the Queens Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain, the Trinidad and Tobago capital. Performing at position no. 3, Montano, 49, eclipsed defending monarch Duane […]

On June 2, Michael Mauldin, who is the co-founder of the Black American Music Association (BAMA), will receive the Imperial Crown of Excellence (ICE) Medal of Honor. The award ceremony will take place at Ray Charles Performing Arts Center, on the campus of historically-Black Morehouse College (Atlanta, GA). The ceremony will occur as the country […]

Philadelphia-native Zahmu Sankofa created a Black History Month anthem that exemplifies excellence, creativity, accomplishments and superlative achievements of Africans dispersed throughout the USA since slavery and expresses the sentiments of descendants throughout the diaspora and the globe. “LET’S CELEBRATE OUR DAY HAS COME (CELEBRATE, CELEBRATE, AH….) ANCESTORS GREET EVERYONE WE CAN TALK ABOUT WHAT MUST […]


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