Grace Jerk Fest serves up fun and flavour

Grace Jerk Fest serves up fun and flavour

The time-honoured culinary tradition of jerk was richly celebrated in Queens, New York on July 19, as thousands of patrons descended on Roy Wilkins Park to indulge their palates and enjoy quality entertainment at the annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. The event was staged in an atmosphere abounding in colour, culture and camaraderie, and the […]

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Ray Donovan is back!

Ray Donovan is back!

Caribbean fans of the acclaimed series Ray Donovan will have their television sets glued to HBO tomorrow night (Monday, July 13) for the regional premiere of Season 3 of the hit drama. Multiple award-winning actor Liev Schreiber plays Donovan – a professional fixer to Los Angeles’ affluent class. The new 12-episode season promises more of […]

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Canadian-born Jamaican receives World Cup Young Player Award

Canadian-born Jamaican receives World Cup Young Player Award

FIFA’s Technical Study Group adjudged 19-year-old Canadian-born Jamaican footballer, Kadeisha Buchanan, as the Hyundai Young Player of recently concluded Women’s World Cup tournament in Canada. Not surprising, since the Canadian defender had previously received positive assessments regarding her defensive skill set from the group, following her U-17 and U-20 outings. She is the second recipient […]

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35 million pounds ‘Sterling'; Raheem ranked Europe’s U-21 MVP

35 million pounds ‘Sterling'; Raheem ranked Europe’s U-21 MVP

According to a Soccerex study, Jamaican-born, England national Raheem Sterling is the most valuable player under 21 in Europe. Twenty-year-old Sterling, who boasts more than a dozen caps for England, has previously been shortlisted for the Professional Footballers’ Association Young Player of the Year on two occasions. Soccerex put the striker atop their list with […]

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Jamaica’s ice hockey team shines in Canada

Jamaica’s ice hockey team shines in Canada

The Jamaica Olympic Ice Hockey Federation (JOIHF) is arduously building an ice hockey team to represent Jamaica in the upcoming winter games. The dream was set into motion over the July 4th weekend, when a team of players – hand-picked from among 2014 summer tryouts – made it all the way to the finals of […]

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HBO premieres ballers, The Brink and True Detective: S2

HBO premieres ballers, The Brink and True Detective: S2

Tonight HBO introduces two new 10-episode half-hour series, ballers and The Brink, to their roster. Additionally the premiere of the cult favourite True Detective will kick off with an eight-episode second season. ballers Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson stars in the half-hour comedy ballers. The series explores the lifestyles of a group of past and present […]

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Shameik Moore: Dope Jamaican

Shameik Moore: Dope Jamaican

According to Vanity Fair’s July 2015 issue, 20-year-old singer, dancer and actor Shameik Moore’s breakout performance in the Sundance hit Dope is “reminiscent of Tom Cruise’s in Risky Business”. The buzz surrounding the film has also landed Moore a spot on Indiewire’s list of “The 12 Major Breakouts of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival”. Dope, […]

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Revelry and rum rule Bacchanal 2015

Revelry and rum rule Bacchanal 2015

Armed with cups of liquor, revellers unleashed the spirit of carnival in the streets of Kingston as the local Bacchanal season closed on a high note with a colourful road march on April 12, 2015. The march got underway at 10 a.m., and by the time Pree Jamaica caught up with the revellers on Trafalgar […]

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Gayle crowned king of IPL sixes

Gayle crowned king of IPL sixes

Jamaican T20 run machine Chris Gayle hit his 200th six in the Indian Premier League (IPL) during a breezy knock of 21 for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in a match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 13. Gayle is 66 sixes clear of his nearest rival in the IPL, Suresh Raina, who has accumulated 134 sixes […]

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Rihanna inks historic Dior Campaign

Rihanna inks historic Dior Campaign

Twenty-seven year-old pop sensation Rihanna is set to star in the fourth instalment of Dior’s “Secret Garden” film and print campaign, which will debut later this spring. The beauty from Barbados is the first black woman to become the face of the French fashion house. Models such as Daria Strokus, Melissa Stasiuk and Xiao Wen […]

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The Caribbean at the 2015 Grammys

The Caribbean at the 2015 Grammys

The stars of the Caribbean shone brightly on music’s biggest night, impressing on the red carpet, rocking the stage and taking home gilded gramophone mementos at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 8, 2015. Ziggy Marley, the eldest son of Jamaican reggae legend Bob Marley, won […]

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Tessanne for Red Dress Awards

Tessanne for Red Dress Awards

Jamaican songbird and Season 5 winner of NBC’s “The Voice”, Tessanne Chin, is billed to share stage with the legendary Elvis Costello, All That! and The Broadway Boys at the 12th annual Red Dress Awards. The ceremony will be held on February 10 at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York […]

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