Trinidad

Potent NEXT: Annalie Prime

Today, POTENT debuts our new video series called NEXT, highlighting up-and-coming artists, innovators, and tastemakers around the Caribbean and throughout the diaspora. The first episode features Trinidadian singer-songwriter Annalie Prime. Last y...

Five Caribbean Poets You Need To Know

Words by Nandini Gosine-Mayrhoo The Caribbean boasts many children of literary talent: V.S. Naipaul, Edwidge Danticat, Derek Walcott, Kamau Brathwaite and Grace Nichols to name but a few.  Of these names, Nobel Prize winner Derek Walcott stands...

It’s Not Hot Sauce. It’s Pepper Sauce. Done Talk.

We ate it on everything – from roti to doubles, to pelau and mango chow. Pepper sauce was the staple growing up in Trinidad. Without this topping your meal was just missing something. Across the islands it’s red, yellow, even slightly orange. But the...
Bunji Garlin Differentology Album Cover

Bunji Garlin “On Di Road” To Crossover with Differentology

Words by Kristal Roberts Over the last sixteen years, Trinidadian artist Bunji Garlin has clawed his way to soca stardom with a solid collection of explosive ragga soca songs that deliver high-octane energy, but something is a little different ...