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Protoje’s "Bout Noon" Ain’t No Play Thing

Protoje’s "Bout Noon" Ain’t No Play Thing

This lovely February morning, we have a new single from Protoje, tilted “Bout Noon”. 2018 has started off with a continuation of the highly appreciated 2017 trend, persistent amazing music releases. I really think he should have dropped this song before Valentine’s Day ’cause it’s for you […]

Expression Wednesdays

Expression Wednesdays

Hi Everyone! I hope you’re doing well, and not missing me too much. Today I have “Socialize” by Leno Banton featuring Kyraxx, this new track was produced by JLL. In the song Leno and kyraxx make advances at ladies of their liking, each trying to […]

Expression Wednesdays

Hi Everyone!

This song isn’t new but the music video is, the single was released last year, April. Here is the official music video for “Skin Toned” by Royal Blu and Runkus. These young artistes refreshingly bring up racism, and how hard it is for black people to survive in this world.

The song was produced by JLL, and the music video was directed by Tim Foresta and Thandi Sebe, and produced by Daniel Krause.

“We all come from God…”

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@Runkusinno and @TheRoyalBlu on Twitter & Instagram.

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Art Noise Residency Travel Program

Press Release Art Noise is introducing a residency travel program to recruit independent creatives of Africa or Black descent and those of non-African descent as well who have interest in African arts and culture to engage in a three month travel program in over 3 […]

Expression Wednesdays

Hi Everyone! Today we have a new single by Sevana, it is “Justice”, produced by The DrumKeys. On the track, she speaks about the blatant disregard of the effects the earth faces because of us, humans. I first got a taste of the song at […]

876Lover Will Be Taking A Short Break

Hi everyone,

Due to some unforeseen circumstances that came up in my personal life, 876Lover will be taking a short break. During this period I’ll be posting a minimum of one article per week. I will try to do more but at this time it seems to be highly unlikely. The break will be from today until March 15th. I’m really sorry everyone, I hope you can understand.

Thank you all for your continued support!

Bless,

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Expression Wednesdays

Hi Everyone! Today I have new reggae music for you, it is “Raggamuffin” by Koffee; the youngest new artiste on the scene. In Raggamuffin, Koffee “sing-jays” (deejays) perfectly on the beat; she keeps you paying attention, so as to not miss any flows. I’m finding […]

Tmrw.Tday Announces Additions To The 2018 Lineup!

Tmrw.Tday Announces Additions To The 2018 Lineup!

This May, Tmrw.Tday Culture Festival presents its second staging in Negril, Jamaica; from the 1st to the 6th. In addition to the already amazing lineup, they have added sonic visionaries Bedouin, who will headline the Tmrw.Tday Official Closing Party; to take place at The Caves. […]

Raffaele’s Gourmet Pizzeria & Grill

Raffaele’s Gourmet Pizzeria & Grill

Nyam & Scram! – Restaurant Week 2017

Restaurant Week in Jamaica is an annual event I look forward to, in one week there are a plethora of restaurants having discounted prices. They fall under categories such as Tasty, Savoury, Delectable, and Epicurean; which offers 3 course meals in different price ranges. As well as Morning Bites and Nyam & Scram, which offers discounts on breakfast combos and lunch combos respectively.

Last restaurant week, I went to nyam and scram some lunch at Raffaele’s Gourmet Pizzeria and Grill. They had really nice options, and each meal came with a bowl of cream of pumpkin soup for appetizer and a slice of cake for dessert. It was an overcast day with the sun playing hide and seek, the weather was lovely to me, it was warm with a little bit of breeze. We sat at an outdoor table with a huge patio umbrella.

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My Shrimp Burger & Fries.

We didn’t have our meals the conventional way because the soup wasn’t ready when we had arrived. So, we ordered the main course first. I had the shrimp burger and fries. The shrimp burger patty didn’t look how I expected. It came with tarter sauce and the usual condiments, lettuce and tomatoes; while the fries were unexpectedly seasoned fries. The burger tasted like a fish burger from the brand Reggae Jammin’ but cooked properly; it tasted good, nothing exceptional, but good nonetheless.

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Chicken Parmesan.

My date had the chicken parmesan on linguine pasta with marinara sauce, served with garlic bread. When I saw his meal I was envious, the melted parmesan cheese looked amazing. As customary with my dates, we tried some of each other’s food, it tasted as great as it looked. When we finished our meals the cream of pumpkin soup was ready to be served, so we had it. That was the highlight of the lunch for me, the soup tasted spectacular. Having it after the burger filled me to capacity, I was stuffed. You should know, I still ate the cake we got for dessert, the slice wasn’t big, it seemed to be the cherry on top.

I should have picked a fancier main course but lesson learnt, pick something basic, it will taste basic. I had a good time at Raffaele’s, even though my choice wasn’t the best; my date’s food tasted good and the cream of pumpkin soup wowed my taste buds. I will be going back for sure, I want to try one of their pizzas next time.

Find them at Shop #5 in Orchid Village Plaza, 20 Barbican Road, Kingston.

Expression Wednesdays

Hi Everyone! On this Expression Wednesdays we’re sharing new music form Kapital Stone; last week he released “Way Out”, produced by Kung-Fu Beats. His voice is unique, I like it. Stone speaks about the obvious injustice Black people face, urging us to find a ‘Way […]