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Lisa Hype’s proud of her bleaching… no, really.

Well, just listen to this mess. We wish she was being tongue in cheek, but no, Lisa Hype, the ‘first lady’ of Vybz Kartel’s Portmore/Gaza Empire is dead serious about being proud of bleaching out her skin. She told the Jamaica Star earlier this week: “A bleaching a run the place and it all right […]

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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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Sugababe Keisha Buchanan: I’m not a bully

What a piece of passa passa… Sugababes’ founding member Keisha Buchanan had to leap to well… her own defence today via Twitter.   This is after her bandmate Amelle Berrabah buggered off for several days-  to the point that her family feared she was missing. And the rumour is that the reason Amelle went AWOL is […]

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Rihanna in blackface & Islandistas on I-D cover

Islandistas are all over the place for the September round of fashion magazines. Islandistas Jourdan Dunn and Arlenis are featured on the cover of the September issue of I-D magazine, along with fellow models of colour Chanel Iman and Sessilee Lopez in a historic all-black cover. Jourdan, who is five months pregnant (reportedly with a […]

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Islandista who keeps rising – Soledad O’Brien

  Everyone wants a piece of Soledad O’Brien. Seriously. The famous CNN journalist and Special Investigations host was born in the United States to a black Cuban mother and white Australian father of Irish descent. Looks simple written there but when you hear that she is a member of both the National Association of Black Journalists […]