Culture

On The Dread Tip: Please Don’t Touch My Locs

Words by Nneka Samuel Sometimes I wonder if there’s a sign that hovers in the air directly above the heads of people with dreadlocks, a sign visible only to the curious that reads: “Touch Me.” Either that, or there’s a little devil on their shoulder...

Chef Brian Lumley: Feeding a Passion

Words by Lisa Collins-Haynes Brian Lumley, aka Chef Extraordinaire as many have called him in the past, is circumventing around a culinary pinnacle. At the rip...

Nick Cannon Movie ‘King of the Dancehall’ Shooting in JA

Words by Nneka Samuel Nick Cannon, the consummate multihyphenate actor, musician and television host, can now add “director” to his growing list of credits. In recent months Cannon has been spotted throughout Jamaica, casting and prepping for the up...

Health Benefits of Eating Ital

Words by Chelcie Porter In a place where the indigenous culture and traditions has been practically wiped out, many Americans find themselves searching for a w...

Kevin Réza: For the Love of Cycling

This interview was condensed and edited for clarity. Conducted by Lansana Dramé with Genice Phillips and translated by Doris Risner.  His destiny for cycling was set at the tender age of four, when his parents, Lucien Coumba and Marie-Pierre ...