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Islandista on the rise: Natalie Storm hits MTV UK

Jamaican dancehall/R&B artist Natalie Storm is moving up inna life. Her video for the single ‘Look Pon Me’ has made it into the rotation of both MTV UK and MTV Base. Check it out below. The video was already making moves regionally, airing on Jamaican music channels Hype and ReTV and on regional music network Tempo. […]


More pics from Sanya Richards’ wedding

Just because we lurrrrvvv islandista weddings – especially when they do it big like Jamaican-born sprinter Mrs. Sanya Richards-Ross! Here for your viewing and drooling pleasure (the decor, the dress … gorgeous!) are some more pics from her wedding last month to her college sweetheart and Super Bowl-winning honey, Aaron Ross.     Awwww…. lots […]

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Amber Rose: Islandista swagger jacker?

Hip-hop’s enfant terrible (which is saying a lot when you think about it) Kanye West launched a new, very minimalist photo blog yesterday. And of course he had to give his arm-candy Amber Rose some shine. With this photo. Look familiar? Of course it does to you islandistas. It is a (weak) re-creation of islandista […]

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Sedene’s time to shine

19 year old Jamaican model Sedene Blake is continuing the dream start to her international modelling career, if her record so far at London Fashion Week is any indicator.  Since LFW started officially on Friday, Sedene has walked in no less than seven shows so far – an impressive run for a newcomer.  Her walks have […]

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Solid gold at ‘A Night on Tracks’

It was solid gold night on Sunday night in Kingston when Jamaican track star Asafa Powell hosted his charity event ‘A Night on Tracks with Asafa Powell and Friends’ at the Indoor Sports Centre. And those friends? Pure stars.

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Tami Chyn & Wayne Marshall tie the knot

Dancehall couple Tami Chyn and Wayne Marshall got married at the Mona Lodge at UWI in Jamaica last weekend. The two sing-jays were dress to puss backfoot (yu neva know islandista can chat patwa so eenh? 😉 for the special occasion. Tami bucked the white flouffy dress trend with a gorgeous gold coloured silk gown […]

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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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Picture of the day – Jamaica’s golden girls

  We will keep it short and simple tonight. The above pic really says it all. As we begun at these World Championships, so did we end – with victory. Jamaica’s islandistas – Simone, Kerron, Shelly-Ann and Aleen, went some way towards making up for their disqualification disappointment in the 4 x100 at last year’s Olympics by winning the the […]

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Shelly-ann does it again!

Islandistas and islandistos are again doing it like only we  do (*coff – bussing up records drug-free*) in the World Championships in Berlin! Of course, everyone in the world saw or watched the Youtube clips of Usain Bolt MASHING UP his own men’s 100m world record last night in a sizzling time of 9.58 – […]

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Caribbean commess around the Jacksons

As if there was not enough drama surrounding the death of Michael Jackson, a whole lot of Caribbean-style commess has been added to the mix. We all know by now that Jackson’s last doctor, Dr. Conrad Murray is a Grenadian-Trini and that he has been repeatedly questioned by investigators on Jackson’s last moments, what drugs […]