Sports

“Usain Bolt’s final Olympic gold sends the legend out on a fittingly high note Usain Bolt started sprinting as a boy in the parish of Trelawny, tucked deep in Jamaica’s Cockpit Country, a sugar-farming area that was the former stronghold of the Maroons, Jamaica’s 18th century freedom fighters who resisted

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Art

Jamaican art now available for sale at ArtStock “Jamaican art lovers now have a place to purchase authentic masterpieces following the opening of ArtStock at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA). ArtStock is a store which carries exquisite, authentic Jamaican works, including larger-than-life canvases, sculptures,

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Echomatik

Listen to the radio premiere of two brand new Echomatik tracks – “Realise” & “Stamma” – on London’s Flex FM on The London Techno show with Dj Ben Lauder. An unlikely sound from an unlikely duo from an unlikely place describes Echomatik. Echomatik gives you techno – funky, deep, dark,

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Usain Bolt
Sports

Did you know that Usain Bolt won his first high-school championships medal in 2001 in Trelawny, Jamaica at 14? “The athletics superstar aims to complete an unprecedented ‘triple-triple’ at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games by defending the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay titles he won at the 2008 and

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Usain Bolt
Sports

Here’s an interesting article from the Rolling Stone by Morgan Jerkins about Usain Bolt and what he means to Jamaica. Though I don’t agree with it all, it’s worth a read.  “The country’s greatest hero since Bob Marley runs in the Olympics for the last time When Usain Bolt smashed

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Alia Atkinson Rio 2016
Sports

Alia Atkinson, Jamaica’s hopeful for a medal in the 100 metre breast stroke missed her chance to place in the top three. We still so proud of Alia making the final in her third Olympics! Read more: http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/sports/20160808/alias-last-splash-swimming-sensation-places-eighth-breaststroke-final

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Team Jamaica Rio Olympics 2016
Sports

Here’s the full schedule of events for the Rio 2016 Olympics, plus a few more useful sites to check out: Schedule: https://www.rio2016.com/en/schedule-and-results Official website: http://www.nbcolympics.com/ Official YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/rio2016 Jamaica Olympics website: http://www.jamaicaolympics.com/ Team Jamaica Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/JamaicaOlympics

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Team Jamaica Rio 2016
Sports

Today marks day one of the 2016 Olympics in Rio. On most Jamaicans mind will be the track and field events, so here’s the official schedule for the Rio 2016 track and field events. Olympic track and field schedule Check out the Team Jamaica site: http://www.jamaicaolympics.com/ and the official PUMA Team Jamaica

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SeanPaul
Sean Paul

 Sia and Sean Paul’s ‘Cheap Thrills” take number 1 on Billboard Hot 100 Singles.  This is the fourth time Sean Paul tops the charts and a first for Sia. Says Steve Urchin of Sean Paul Management,  “I’m amped to see Sean Paul back where he belongs at #1 again…can’t wait

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EchomatikMusicRedselecter

Jamaica has no shortage of interesting musical efforts- starting with reggae but spanning the entire spectrum of conceivable (and beyond) genres. Echomatik is the latest project to emerge – the duo of Christopher Edmonds and Jeremy Harding – who together produce funkier techno and house. Resonation is their podcast/mix series,

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