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Trench Town Culture Yard, Saint Andrew

Jamaica’s capital city of Kingston pulsates to the beat of reggae music and its raunchier cousin, dancehall music. Both genres originated here so opportunities to enjoy and learn about their origins in Kingston are endless. 1,624 more words


Top Ten Stereotypes about Jamaicans

I was born and raised in St. Mary, Jamaica, West Indies, but if I didn’t tell you that, you probably wouldn’t have guessed. I moved to the United States in 2009. 1,220 more words


How To Cheat In A UWI Exam

Examinations are in full swing and students are either preparing to pass their exams fairly, preparing to cheat, preparing to fail or failing to prepare. I have never had the desire or need to cheat in an exam. 908 more words

Jamaican Culture

Joe Issa urges, ‘Total Cultural Immersion.’

Chairman of the St. Ann Development Company (SADCO), a subsidiary of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC), Joe Issa, is in support of the move by the parent company and the private sector to renovate downtown Kingston as a tourist destination.  540 more words

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Why is Bashment Music so vulgar

Growing up in South London, as part of the post Caribbean wind rush generation. It was clear to me that despite living miles away from Jamaica the culture would not be forgotten. 310 more words


What It Means To Be Jamaican

I have much more free time these next few weeks so my blog neglect will subside, at least until January 2018. I chose my clerkships well even if I was entirely burnt out last stretch. 1,443 more words


Sex, Murder and Mayhem: How Vybz Kartel destroyed what Sizzla built.

While there were no tangible means of showing the cause and effect, the Jamaican government admitted that when Rasta artist Sizzla burst on the scene, violence in Jamaica dropped by a whopping 23%. 552 more words