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Nicki Minaj and Rihanna ‘Fly’ high with new video

Wow. We absolutely love the video for the song ‘Fly’ featuring two of our favourite islandista superstars – Trinidadian Nicki Minaj and Barbados’ Rihanna. The imagery of these two hugely successful islandistas next to each other is powerful and wonderful to see in and of itself – makes us really proud to see not one but […]

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Islandistas Rihanna & Nicki Minaj making chart history!

Barbados stand up! Trinidad, stand up! bupbupbupbup! raaaeeeeee! … And all that … because we are all kinds of proud of our islandistas Rihanna and Nicki Minaj these days who have been scaling the Billboard charts and making history in their own ways. Rihanna’s collaboration with Eminem – the gritty and painfully close-to-home Love The Way […]

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Nicki Minaj dishes to Details

 Trini-American raptress Nicki Minaj is featured in the May edition of Details magazine. Along with the light-hearted stuff (signing female fans’ boobs and her variety of performing personas), she’s talking about some  heavy stuff – hip-hop’s homophobia and how her father tried to burn their house down. Nicki’s sexuality has been a subject of some fascination in and […]

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Island combination – Gyptian feat. Nicki Minaj on ‘Hold Yuh’ remix

Seems like islandista Nicki Minaj is all over the place these days (except on tour with fellow islandista Rihanna on the Last Girl tour). The latest track that she’s on is a remix to Gyptian’s stripped-down hit Hold Yuh where Nicki spits a little patwa in her verse which opens the track. People either seem to […]

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New vid: Nicki Minaj ft Sean Garrett ‘Massive Attack’

Islandista Nicki Minaj debuted her new video for her single Massive Attack this week. And it’s … odd. Not just the video with its double-jointed army men wukking up but the song itself just sounds disjointed and you can’t really hear Nicki’s flow as well as you can hear Sean Garrett on the chorus. Dunno… […]

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Islandistas on red carpets across the globe

Islandistas (and an islandisto) hit red carpets from London to Los Angeles last week. Fashion, film and music all collided as island folk graced red carpets for the Elle Style Awards in London, the NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles and further down the fame totem pole, BET’s Rip the Runway fashion show in New […]

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UPDATED:Islandista on the rise: Nicki Minaj

Guess who’s an islandista? That’s right, Young Money’s sole femcee, the Barbie-fied Nicki Minaj – known in her former life as Onika Maraj, a dougla and the daughter of two Trinis from Queens. Onika Maraj… it sound like a Trini gyul yuh know ent? Something very familiar and Trini-ish about the name. Check the vid with […]