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Behind The Mic: Yung J.R. ‘Starts The Movement’

6 February 2015

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Behind The Mic: Yung J.R. ‘Starts The Movement’

Pree Jamaica goes Behind The Mic with the deft, non-conforming, perceptive, self-reliant Yung J.R. The recording artiste and sometimes-musician is set to release a host of music this year – commencing with the aptly titled “Start The Movement” EP. Yung J.R. is among the talented Reid brothers – sons of one of Jamaica’s iconic vocalists, […]

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Pree Picks: TOP5 of the year + Christmas cheer

24 December 2014

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Pree Picks: TOP5 of the year + Christmas cheer

There’s never a dull moment in Jamaica, and 2014 has proven to be no exception. The year has been punctuated by several significant and high-profile issues and events, and depending on the side of history they fall on, many of them will continue to stir debate or inspire national pride well into the New Year and beyond. Pree Jamaica […]

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Behind the Mic with Marcy Chin

2 December 2014

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Behind the Mic with Marcy Chin

Pree Jamaica goes Behind The Mic with sultry recording artiste and Garveyite Marcy Chin . Fresh off a successful multi-city European tour with the ‘Bada Bada Gang’ #BBG, the entertainer has released the ‘Baddest MC’ promo mixtape with seasoned performing and producing trio Ward 21. What was your first recorded track? My first professionally recorded track […]

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Behind the Mic with Five Steez

9 November 2014

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Behind the Mic with Five Steez

@PreeJamaica goes Behind The Mic with rapper @FiveSteez. The independent artiste spearheads the Pay Attention live hip hop sessions with the an aim to popularize the genre. Along with partners, Steez operates the Gambling House Recording Studio located in New Kingston. The hip hop MC’s most recent offering is 8-track EP ‘These Kingston Times’. What […]

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Samsung store opens in Kingston

5 October 2013

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Samsung store opens in Kingston

As part of its ongoing market expansion drive, Samsung Electronics Company Ltd. – a global leader in technology – opened its first Samsung Experience Store in Jamaica in Tropical Plaza on September 26, 2013. The store offers customers an interactive experience with its cutting-edge mobile and personal computing devices and services, and its opening facilitated […]

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Pree10: Tropic Isle Living – Beauty care based on tradition

27 July 2013

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Pree10: Tropic Isle Living – Beauty care based on tradition

Pioneering entrepreneurs Michael and Lois Hines, through their Tropic Isle Living company, have succeeded in bringing to the world “unique and exciting natural health and beauty care products inspired by the traditions, herbs, sun & sea of the Jamaica”. Founded in 1993, Tropic Isle Living is the first company to introduce Jamaican Black Castor Oil, […]

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Pree10: The ‘Feare’ Factor – Miss Jamaica UK 2012 – 2013

21 January 2013

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Pree10: The ‘Feare’ Factor – Miss Jamaica UK 2012 – 2013

Since winning the Miss Jamaica UK pageant at the Camden Centre in London in December last year, 21-year-old beauty Gemma Feare has been representing the birthplace of her parents with perfect poise, pride and grace. The Business Management and Commercial Law graduate of the University of Westminster was recently in Jamaica, where she met with […]

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We Digital Jammin’

5 June 2012

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We Digital Jammin’

Embracing technology as a pillar of socio-economic development, the Government of Jamaica, the World Bank, private sector companies and international development partners have collaborated on the groundbreaking “Digital Jam 2.0” initiative, which seeks to promote technology and the opportunities of the virtual economy to Jamaica’s youth. This initiative, which was officially launched in early May, […]

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Pree10: Diana King

10 July 2011

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Pree10: Diana King

Ahead of the worldwide release of her highly anticipated new album “AgirLnaMeKING”, international Jamaican-born singer/songwriter Diana King talks with Pree Jamaica about what fans can expect from her latest opus, while also giving insights into her musical journey, personal struggles, the therapeutic power of music, touring the world and reconnecting with her original fans in […]

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Pree10: Make-up artist Loni Jones

8 May 2011

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Pree10: Make-up artist Loni Jones

Her impressive body of work speaks for itself. In the world of high fashion, entertainment, media and special events, professional make-up artist Loni Jones has established herself as one of the best in her field. Her client list includes the names of popular recording artistes, top models, beauty queens and leading corporate entities and brands. […]

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Pree10: Soca Queen Alison Hinds

19 March 2011

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Pree10: Soca Queen Alison Hinds

Earlier this year, soca queen Alison Hinds delighted local audiences at the Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival in Montego Bay and the Rebirth concert and beach party in Ocho Rios. While she’s not on the Bacchanal Jamaica line-up this year, the Barbadian sensation will definitely be returning to the island for at least another show […]

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Maps and mobile app for Roaming Donkey

13 January 2011

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Maps and mobile app for Roaming Donkey

The brainchild of web developer Monique Powell, Roaming Donkey is a local online user-based surveyor that monitors and rates nightclubs, beaches, hotels, restaurants and other attractions and activities. The interactive website www.roamingdonkey.com was officially launched on October 5, 2010, and since that time it has established itself as the ideal forum for users to share […]

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