Author: Dylan Kerrigan

Music, Jamaica

Follow their footprints

They were hailed by the New York Times as “the world’s greatest dancehall-reggae boy band,” but T.O.K. — stands for Touch of Klass...

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Travel, Lifestyle

Friends and Egyptians

“Wake up man, wake up.” It’s 6:30 in the morning and here is this madman getting me up and out of bed to go and party. We...

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Culture, Sports

A view from the cricket stands

Ah, the great figures of the Caribbean cricket field! Weekes, Worrell and Walcott. Sobers, Lloyd and Lara. Gravy and Chickie, Mayfield and...

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Culture, People

Chris Gayle: man of the moment

There were a few moments during last year’s ICC Champions Trophy when Christopher (Chris) Henry Gayle looked as if he could win the...

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Music, People, Barbados

Rihanna: just getting started

Bajan R&B artist Rihanna first showed up on the Caribbean Beat radar back in 2005. At the age of sixteen, she’d just signed with Def...

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Culture, Music, Arts, Jamaica

Higher heights: Richie Spice

After a decade of hard work, 2006 was the year Richie Spice joined the top tier of international reggae artists. Who can forget summer’s...

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Culture, Music, Arts, Caribbean Diaspora, Trinidad and Tobago

Do you believe in magic?

Caribbean musicians often find it hard to break into the global mainstream. Last summer in Britain, however, a debut album with Trinidadian...

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Sports Buzz (May/June 2005)

Anchors aweigh: Angostura Sail Week When Tobago locals recount stories of Angostura Sail Week, they tell of intense rivalries, close...

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