Posts Tagged with "Jamaican"

Canadian-born Jamaican receives World Cup Young Player Award

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

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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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Jamaican-born marine: 1st black US spy chief

Monday, January 19, 2015

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Jamaican-born marine: 1st black US spy chief

Jamaican-born Marine Corps officer, Major General Vincent Stewart, will create history later this month by becoming the first African-American and first marine to hold the position of Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and Commander of the Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance. Stewart, who was born in Kingston, will step […]

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Jamaican-born actor Lyriq Bent enjoys 1.7 million for ‘Negroes’

Saturday, January 10, 2015

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Jamaican-born actor Lyriq Bent enjoys 1.7 million for ‘Negroes’

Jamaican-born, Canadian actor Lyriq Bent stars in the television adaptation of Lawrence Hill’s award-winning work of fiction – The Book of Negroes. The novel, which only uses this thought-provoking title in Canada, is published as Someone Knows My Name in Australia, New Zealand and the US. The book was adapted for a mini-series which premiered […]

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Behind the Mic with Five Steez

Sunday, November 9, 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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Tessanne boards the Soul Train

Sunday, November 9, 2014

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Tessanne boards the Soul Train

Pop artiste Tessanne Chin (@Tessanne ) edged closer to her dream Grammy performance when she took to the stage at the 2014 Soul Train Awards at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Jamaican vocalist – who reigned supreme in season 5 of (@NBCTheVoice ) – was among a group of artistes who paid tribute to American music legends […]

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