|'Duncehall' needs an 'A'
Joy, an avid dancehall fan, says she detests artistes who cannot express themselves. These artistes, armed with their 'rrrs', are more often than not less educated, but strangely enough, they command more respect than some of their more well-spoken peers in dancehall culture.
Faye-Ann out to get the 'Lyons share'
A soca princess, Faye-Ann Lyons is slowly taking her place among the great female Trinidadian soca entertainers. At 27 years old, Lyons is about to release her debut album.
Women 'Act' on men's behalf
One hardly ever hears of a female reggae or dancehall artiste being the target of gay and lesbian protests or being accused of doing songs that incite violence against such groups... But many have rallied around in support of their male counterparts who are feeling the brunt of the protests.
'Young, Gifted and Black' never grows old
What does it mean to be young, gifted and black? Decades ago reggae stars Bob Andy and Marcia Griffiths tackled the question, forcing people to recognise countless untold stories.
Harold has hope for 'Bad Girls in School'
Gwyneth Harold's first-published novel, Bad Girls in School, follows three girls at the Redeemer College for Young Ladies through a school year of redemption from the brink of expulsion.