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Not Brainwashed by Soca Brainwash.

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 10.25.2016 | Miami
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

Well yes, folks. I took my fabulous self to Soca Brainwash after deciding that I wasn't going to party much for Miami Carnival. This party was the on...

Julien Believe- The Ambassador Who Believes In Bringing The Caribbean Together

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 10.20.2016 | Media
N. Kimron Corion

Whenever I get the chance to highlight something or someone from the Caribbean making an impact, I fully embrace the opportunity. Since migrating to N...

Why Destra Garcia Is Dominating Social Media And Music While Staying True To The Caribbean

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 06.22.2016 | Media
N. Kimron Corion

I spent 5 years in Mexico, and one of my fondest memories was the occasional "Fiesta Caribeña" my friends and I organized. We mainly planned and exec...

How Grenadian and Caribbean Soca Artists can use Facebook and Instagram to build their Brands

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 06.13.2016 | Media
N. Kimron Corion

When I younger, I wanted to become a soca artist. I even started writing songs with my friends, but I quickly realized I didn't have what it took, so ...

Soca and Steel Pan to the World

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 04.17.2017 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

I make no bones about it, I don't try to hide it; in fact, I am obnoxious about it: I love soca music and steel pan, and I want the world to love it t...

Party Done.

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 02.17.2017 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

Trinidad carnival is over.

Brooklyn Based Prodigy DJ Nominated for Major Award

Kelsey Minor | Posted 11.03.2016 | New York
Kelsey Minor

New Yorkers may know the name DJ Young Chow because he's likely the person getting you in the mood for your Saturday night out on the town as a DJ at popular radio station Hot 97.

Rihanna Queen of Crop Over

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 08.07.2016 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

Rihanna was the star of Crop Over, and she never disappoints. But it is not just Rihanna's costume or celebrity that makes her a star in my eyes. It's her love of life and her love of family and friends, her ability to live her life by her rules and no one else's that makes her a Caribbean Girl.

New York Closes Caribbean-American Heritage Month at the Brooklyn Museum with PAN!

Jessica Joseph | Posted 06.20.2016 | Arts
Jessica Joseph

The Brooklyn Museum is hosting the CaribBEING's Heritage Film Series produced by Shelley Worrell as part of New York's observation of Caribbean Heritage Month. On closing night, on Sunday, June 28 2015, the critically claimed musical documentary, PAN! Our Music Odyssey will make its grand premiere, at 2 pm.

This May Be The Most Beautiful River On Earth

DL Cade | Posted 06.21.2016 | Travel
DL Cade

If the Soca river in Slovenia isn't the most beautiful river on this planet, it is most certainly in the running. Nicknamed "The Emerald Beauty," it h...

Are Pride Parades Appropriate For Kids?

Jessica Joseph | Posted 06.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Jessica Joseph

Every Pride, every Carnival for me is living proof there is indeed freedom of expression. However all this freedom comes with responsibility. Kids come with responsibilities and some spaces are simply not age-appropriate for them.

Tobago, Jazz and John Legend

Nova Lorraine | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment
Nova Lorraine

What a whirlwind! The Tobago Jazz Experience has celebrated "its biggest festival" to date, according to Tobago's Tourism Board's Events Coordinator John Arnold.

Finally, a Cultural Melting Pot Too Hot for Religious Fundamentalism

Jessica Joseph | Posted 05.28.2014 | Religion
Jessica Joseph

What protects American freedom is exactly the same thing that protects our freedom in sweet T&T-- a brilliantly worded secular constitution, keeping the cultural black hole that is absolutist, supremacist religious/political fundamentalism from swallowing up the rainbow.

Dancing Backward in High Heels: Conversations with New York Dolls' David Johansen (Plus: Chatting with Ancient Astronauts)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The New York Dolls' David Johansen discusses the making of their new album, Dancing Backward In High Heels.

Gettin' Hip to Caribbean Music

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Bob Schulman

You've booked a vacation in the Caribbean, and you just can't wait to dance the night away. But unless you're going to Jamaica, you might be shaking your booty to another kind of West Indian music besides reggae.

HuffPost Reviews: Bob Dylan - Together Through Life / Playing For Change - Songs Around The World

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Together Through Life is a tonic whose pace is moderate, music is organic, lyrics are intelligent, and feel is refreshingly human.