Jamaica

Cause Man A Rasta Man: Film Review “Capture Land”

Words by Klieon John Australian-grown American-Iranian Director/Photographer Nabil Elderkin departs from his impressive portfolio of music videos for the likes of Kanye West, Nicky Minaj, Skrillex and John Legend, and travels to Jamaica to...

7 Worst Caribbean Accents in Film and TV

Words by Nneka Samuel Whoever invented the saying imitation is the sincerest form of flattery clearly never heard anyone butcher a Caribbean accent. Rife with “hey, mons”s, “irie”s and the ever-favorite “one love,” people the world over not onl...

Legalize It: Jamaica to Decriminalize Marijuana

Words by Kristal Roberts  Like it or not, marijuana has undeniably entangled itself in the Jamaica’s identity. It’s a staple in the Rastafarian faith, and on an international scale, ganja and Jamaica have become as synonymous as cough syrup ...

Short Shout: Ackee & Saltfish

Words by Nneka Samuel Artist and London-based content creator Cecile Emeke’s short film Ackee & Saltfish looks every bit as satisfying as the Jamaican national dish it’s named after. It follows Olivia and Rachel, two friends en route to pickup t...

Satisfy My Bowl: Bob Marley Inspired Ice Cream

Words by Nneka Samuel You can’t say the words “one love” without calling to mind late reggae icon, Bob Marley. Seriously, I’ve tried. It’s literally impossible. Marley’s timeless music stood for love, peace, unity and equality, and in honor of th...

#JamaicaHappy

Words by Lisa Collins-Haynes Thousands of Jamaicans home and abroad are dancing to a ‘Happy’ tune thanks to a new viral video on YouTube dubbed, #JamaicaHappy. Spearheaded by Digicel, the local version of Pharrell Williams’  ‘Happy’, was releas...

Style It: Q&A with Founder of Caribbean Girls Unite

Meet Ms. Dee. As the founder and organizer of the popular, Caribbean girl, lifestyle and fashion website Caribbean Girls Unite, Dee is a maven about what us Caribbean women go through. Her mission for Caribbean Girls Unite is to highl...

Drink and Dine at V Bar

The newest hotspot in Portmore, Jamaica has arrived: V Bar and Restaurant. The chic, open air bar and restaurant seems to be causing an uproar among the Portmore population and visitors. Opening merely two months ago, V Bar has become the first in it...