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Chris Gayle, ICC Champions Trophy Final 2006. Photograph by Clive Mason/Getty Images

Chris Gayle: man of the moment

Issue 84 (March/April 2007) | 0 comments
Chris Gayle, an explosive talent and one of the best one-day players in the world

DJ Chickie, the pioneer of music-in-between-overs. Photograph by Thaddeus Price

A view from the cricket stands

Issue 84 (March/April 2007) | 0 comments
With names such as Gravy, Chickie, His Majesty King Dyal and Blue Food, colourful fans of West Indian cricket are an integral part of the game

Rihanna. Photograph courtesy Def Jam Records

Rihanna: just getting started

Issue 83 (January/February 2007) | 0 comments
Just getting started: for Bajan R&B star Rihanna, the big time keeps getting bigger

Richi Spice. Photograph by William Richards, courtesy Fifth Element Records

Higher heights: Richie Spice

Issue 82 (November/December 2006) | 0 comments
Richie Spice finally joins the top tier of reggae artists after a decade of hard work, thanks to the success of his hit song “Brown Skin”

Do you believe in magic?

Issue 76 (November/December 2005) | 0 comments
The true Trini roots of UK pop sensation the Magic Numbers

High seas action at the 2004 Angostura Sail Week. Photograph by Tim Wright

Sports Buzz (May/June 2005)

Issue 73 (May/June 2005) | 0 comments
High jinks on the high seas at Angostura Sail Week in Tobago

Rochelle Watson. Photograph courtesy Pulse Investments

Movers & Shakers (March/April 2005)

Issue 72 (March/April 2005) | 0 comments
Jah Melody aims for Mount Zion; Rochelle Watson breaks into Vogue; Robert "Zi" Taylor plays it as he likes it; Yvonne Weekes tells a volcano story; Dwayne Bravo bats with the world's best; Asha Kamachee makes Vishonary Sounz


Sports Buzz (March/ April 2005)

Issue 72 (March/April 2005) | 0 comments
The Cotton Tree Foundation enlists celebrity golfers for a good cause, and South Africa's best arrive to challenge the Windies cricket team


Youth Buzz (March/April 2005)

Issue 72 (March/April 2005) | 0 comments
The Caribbean Examinations Council celebrates some of the region's brightest youngsters; with a short story by Liana Baboolal

Carnival in the 1920s, at Marine Square in Port of Spain: sailors, devils, imps, and hundreds of onlookers. Photograph from the Collection of Adrian Camps-Campins

Creatures of the mas

Issue 71 (January/February 2005) | 0 comments
The January/February 2004 issue of Caribbean Beat paid tribute to the major designers of the “pretty mas” era of Trinidad Carnival. A year later, Dylan Kerrigan pays tribute to the creatures of the mas