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Trend alert: Guyanese-Canadian singers

     No seriously!    The old saying is ‘three is a trend’ right? And in the last few months, we have seen three Guyanese-Canadian singers who are definitely on the rise in the international music scene. Shoot, they all hail from in or around Toronto too. It’s a freaky but fabulous coincidence. First up was […]

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Go dehhh! Sigail and Jeneil work London Fashion Week

Just as we observed about the recent New York Fashion Week, the just-ended London Fashion Week was more colourful than in years past – though, unlike NYFW, London’s colour was not as evenly spread out between shows. There were still a lot of very snowy shows. However, there were also quite a few shows that […]

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You better work! Shena Moulton comes good at NYFW

So New York Fashion Week has just ended and we’re already on to London Fashion Week but we here at Islandista just wanted to big up island girl Shena Moulton who was one of the hardest working Caribbean models on the runways of New York City over the last week and some. It seemed like […]

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Islandista on the rise: Speech Debelle

Because we love to read stories about islandistas doing well and even better yet, doing well against the odds… today we bring to you… Speech Debelle. Who’s she? Well, just the under-underdog winner of one of the most prestigious awards in British music – the Mercury Prize. Her story is the break-out, fairytale story of this […]

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Islandista on the rise – Shontelle Layne

What with her beautiful, poignant song ‘T-shirt’ making its way up the Billboard Hot 100 charts, we figured we should highlight islandista-on-the-rise Shontelle Layne. According to the Barbados Nation, the song is now at no. 37 on the charts, after debuting at no. 86 seven weeks ago. And to that we say- hurray! Truly the […]