Expression Wednesdays

Hi Everyone!

It’s a rainy week in Jamaica but we jammin’ still. DJ Stamma released a special mix tape last week, where he showcases music from the “independent musical geniuses of Jamaica.” It has songs from some of the greatest acts to grace the music scene right up to the upcoming artistes that are making great headway. This is Indie Genius Vibes, take a listen. Go to the Soundcloud page to see the track list.

Why was I doing the most while listening to this? I feel like Stamma executed his idea perfectly, I thoroughly enjoyed the mixtape. I sang along to the songs I knew and grew excited at the unfamiliar ones I heard. P.S. Big up yourself for the name Stamma! “Indie Genius” – Indigenous, that was a good one.

Drop a comment below to let me know what you thought about Indie Genius Vibes.

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Expression Wednesdays

Today we have an artiste fresh on the scene, Yanah, from the REM Collective. She’s pushing her second song release, this time a little freestyle. I’m really feeling it, she has some amazing vocals, and the lyrics are just lovely. I hope this song lifts your spirit like it did mine.

Find more of Yanah, @Yanah_i on Twitter & Soundcloud.com/Yanah_Music.

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Fast Lane

Life will come at you,
Plain and simple, be prepared,
‘Cause it will come fast.

Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Challenge: Fast & Plain.

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Upcoming Events!

TGIF! The weekend is here, although this weekend seems slow. Here’s my event suggestions for you. A bit of partying and food, seasoned nicely with music, check it out! Continue reading “Upcoming Events!”

Expression Wednesdays

Hi Everyone 🙂

So unnu remember the little lady I told you about the other day? The one that stole all of the shine at New Wave one Monday? That’s Lila Iké, from the In.Digg.Nation Collective. She has released her first single, Biggest Fan. This song is to her mother, her biggest supporter. I don’t know if I love this song because it hit so close to home, or simply because her voice on the track is so hypnotic. I’ll go with both… and I must big up the producers The DrumKeys & Diggy because this rhythm is too sweet. Take a listen, Biggest Fan by Lila Ike.

Follow Lila Iké @_LilaIke on Twitter and @LilaIke on Instagram.

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Bacchanal Jamaica 2017: The Review

This was my first ever Carnival Road March (scratched record? comment if you’ve seen this already) and I had decided to go with Bacchanal Jamaica, there were a bit of ups and downs but I’m glad I made that choice. The road march with Bacchanal Jamaica had me in euphoria. I loved being in costume surrounded by the different colours, it truly gave me life, getting on bad as a reveller. The Dj’s, the energy from the patrons (and the drinks) were great. Soca did give me my powers because the route was so long… but I made it mostly intact, here’s my journey. Continue reading “Bacchanal Jamaica 2017: The Review”

Leap

Aching heart throbbing,
In search of the best for me,
Leap to a new space.

Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Challenge: Leap & Throb.

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On The Road

5:00am

I woke with a groan, knowing damn well we should have went to bed long before 12am but I wanted to be the first to wish Autumne a happy birthday. I also knew my best friend very well and hit snooze, there was no way she’d be getting up just yet. I hit stop on the alarm this time, grateful for the 10 more minutes. The house spun with the two of us fighting for the shower, getting ready, listening out for the kettle, and checking the time. We had to be at the makeup artist’s place by 6am.

We got there on time by the what must have been magic, or I guess the thief of a taxi driver that over charged us. We hopped out the taxi and began to call the MUA. None of us had credit, and with amazing luck the light drizzle got heavier. I called her on Whatsapp twice and it rang without an answer. As I was about to try again, the gates to the apartment opened and we rushed in.Team member number one of three greeted us, and an hour long wait ensued because of the tardy client before us. When the rest of the team arrived, they got to work promptly and moved in sync with ease. Completing both our faces, leaving two giddy girls, snapping a lot of selfies. Finally feeling the buzz of anticipation about jumping in the Carnival Road March for the first time. Continue reading “On The Road”

Upcoming Events!

The weekend starts from Thursday right? This week seems to be about the arts, and it warms my heart. To be honest, there’s always something to do here in Kingston but I hope you really come and check my list, and pick something. Myself will be going to quite a few of these, and I’ll try my best to do some recap posts 🙂 Continue reading “Upcoming Events!”

Expression Wednesdays

Hi Everyone 🙂

Today I have the song “Skin Toned” for you, it is by Royal Blu & Runkus. This one is deep and I love it. We all come from God…yet we’re judged by our skin tone. Not only the message of this song is important, the word play is on point. I’m also gonna big up the producer, JLL.

Take a listen! Current mood:

Follow @Runkusinno and @TheRoyalBlu on Twitter to keep in the loop.

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