FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.– Celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month in the digital age with “The Island Imprint: The Art and History of the Caribbean Community in Broward County.” The fine art and historical exhibition is produced by cultural nonprofit Island SPACE (islandspacefl.org) with the patronage of History Fort Lauderdale (historyfortlauderdale.org), and is on display through June 29. Guests can enjoy the free interactive, virtual exhibition through the Island SPACE website, and may visit the physical exhibition at History Fort Lauderdale in The New River Inn (231 SW Second Avenue) beginning on June 15.
Kumar, the former lead vocalist of Jamaican Grammy-nominated reggae group Raging Fyah, has released a brand new video for his song "Dry Bones (Piano Version)." The sleek visuals for the melodic ballad premiered on Caribbean music, arts, and culture platform LargeUp.
Dre Island is one of Jamaica's most powerful messengers. The multi-faceted artist – who sings, songwrites, produces and plays piano – will release his debut album Now I Riseon May 29th, 2020 through a joint-venture partnership with DubShot Records and Kingston Hills Entertainment. The 13-track release will feature the hit single “We Pray” feat Popcaan, “My City” and the recently released “Be Okay” feat Jesse Royal, as well as 9 previously unreleased songs. Other collaborations on the album include “Days of Stone” feat Chronixx and “Run to Me” feat Alandon. Today, along with the pre-order of the album, he unveils the last song on the album “Still Remain” accompanied by a brand new video directed by Fernando Hevetia.
Prime time entertainers from the Caribbean have been rallying to support those impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the region and elsewhere.