A few days ago reggae artist Jah Bouks officially opened his new restaurant in Old Pera, St. Thomas, Jamaica. Named after his hit song ‘Angola’, the Angola Restaurant serves up traditional Jamaican dishes and drinks.
In addition to providing tasty food, Bouks and his team are also offering up the restaurant, which over looks the sea, as a venue for parties, weddings etc.
The movie, ‘A Family Christmas Gift’, will premier on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Network on Monday, December 23rd at 1:00 PM.
Featured in the film is iconic soul artist Patti LaBelle, who is no stranger to film and television production. Her co-stars are: Dennis Haysbert, Dondré T. Whitfield and Tatyana Ali.
International comedic sensation, Majah Hype, will be doing a set at the Island Center (184C Pepper Tree Rd, Christiansted) in St Croix, USVI on Sunday, December 29th. The event, which is being hosted by TS Entertainment, is a part of the comedian’s “Where Yuh From” tour.
Majah Hype (the Caribbean king of comedy), will be supported by Fredo (New York) and Eddie Castillo (Virgin Islands), with music by DJ Kareem.
On Friday, December 6th, AFRIKIN, a platform that elevates global art and culture, will be hosting the ‘Art Of Conversation’ at the New World Symphony (New World Center, 500 17th Street) in Miami Beach, Florida. This event brings together speakers that reverberate the voices of previous leaders who faced historical turning points in their struggle for equal rights, love, justice, respect and unity.
Among the invited guests are: Jah9, artist, activist, certified yoga instructor and dub poet from Jamaica; David Banner, American rapper, record producer, actor, activist, and philanthropist; Dr. Julius Garvey, son of Pan-African activist Marcus Garvey from Jamaica; and many more.
On Friday, November 8th, popular Jamaican comedian, Christopher “Johnny” Daley, who came to prominence years ago as a young star in the TV series Lime Tree Lane, will be performing at Kola Restaurant & Ultra Lounge (32523 Northwestern Hwy) in Farmington Hills, Michigan.
In addition to the comedy show, there will also be musical performances by King Arubis and DJ Kaoz. This event is scheduled to start at 8:00 PM and there is $25 USD entrance fee.
On October 18th, Jadakiss (1/3 of the legendary hip-hop group The Lox) released a short film titled ME. The visuals show actors Peter Greene and Hassan Johnson as well as Jadakiss involved in a robbery and then an internal act of betrayal.
The film, which is directed by Kid Art, was done to promote Jadakiss‘ latest single with the same name. Click here or on the image above to watch the film and here to listen and download the single ME.
Jamaica’s most respected comedian, Oliver Samuels, along with his co-stars: Volier Johnson, Dennis Titus, Lakeisha Ellison and Sharee Elise, will present their stage play, “Crazy but True,” on October 5th and 6th in Georgia. The event will be held at the Shiloh High School, located at 4210 Shiloh Road in Snellville, GA.
Tickets, which are going for $45 USD, can be purchased via the host, Mikey Sparkle Production’s website.