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Islandista music videos – Shontelle and Rihanna

Bajan songstresses Shontelle and Rihanna have been hard at work promo-ing their respective singles – Perfect Nightmare and the already-a-smash Only Girl in the World which is at number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. Shontelle dropped the full video for Perfect Nightmare last week, while Rihanna has been dropping teaser vids for Only Girl as […]

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Islandistas at WEEN awards!

Islandistas of all stripes were out in force this weekend Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network’s Awards Gala in New York City. Check out the pics of actress Nia Long, singers Shontelle and Estelle and CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien.      

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Shontelle gets patriotic ink

Bajan singer Shontelle went under the needle recently to get a patriotic tat done – of Barbados’ broken trident. Check the vid below.  

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New vid – Shontelle’s ‘Impossible’

To paraphrase Timbaland… It’s been a long time… we shouldn’ta left you… But now we’re back islandistas! And with something new – Shontelle’s video for her single Impossible. Check it below and then our take on it after the cut.

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Islandista music notes – new Livvi Franc vid & Shontelle’s princely pay-day

We’ve got news for you on two of the Barbadian islandista singers who have followed in Rihanna’s wake over the last two years – Livvi Franc and Shontelle. First let’s start with Livvi Franc who brought out the video for her new single Automatik, just last week. Check it out below and then our take on […]

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Brand new Shontelle:Licky video premiere & new single

Islandista Shontelle has been hard at work, prepping her sophomore album – the follow up to her moderately successful debut, Shontelligence. Her music video for her lead single, Licky (which was released in October) was released last week (see above), while the power ballad-ish song Impossible was released online earlier this month. Our thoughts on […]

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Caribbean quartet performs at NFL half-time show

Feeling so proud to be from the Caribbean today. The Caribbean quartet of Hal Linton, Melanie Fiona, Shontelle and Vita Chambers performed as part of the half-time show today at the NFL game between the Detroit Lions and the Green Bay Packers at the Ford Field in Detroit. The four were part of a six-artiste […]

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Hot Islandista style

Islandista Rihanna and Selita Ebanks hit the scene in recent days looking as hot as a Caribbean summer! First Rihanna was at the London premier of Inglourious Basterds in a black Alexander McQueen jumpsuit. Now we are not real big on a lot of jumpsuits/playsuits out there – too many folks wear them badly and end […]

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Islandistas at the BET Awards & after-parties

Sighhhh…. oh BET. BET, BET, B.E.T. What can we say about Black Entertainment (or is that Exploitation?) Television’s awards show on Sunday night? Well for one, we like others really only tuned in for the expected Michael Jackson tribute. If it weren’t for that, we doubt we would have made it all the way through. […]

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Shontelle and Rihanna link up in London

Fellow Bajan islandistas, former cadets and of course singers, Shontelle and Rihanna have apparently linked up in London and it is causing a minor tweet-storm (I think I just coined that phrase) in the twittersphere witha few loyal fans (and apparently a load of paparazzi) parked outside the hotel where they are both staying, desperate for a […]