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NY 7th Annual Staging of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival a Success

New York’s 7th Annual Staging of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival was a Success with Superb Performances, Great Food and Activities. Jamaica’s Lisa Hanna Wins Celebrity Quick Fire Challenge Trophy against Two-Time Champ, NY Mayor Bill de Blasio Photos by Ajamu Myrie. Top: Former Jamaican Minister of Culture, Lisa Hanna wins the Celebrity Quick Fire Challenge Trophy against Two-Time Jerk Cook-off Winner, NY…

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Spiritual Releases Video for ‘Time Has Come’

VP Records artist Spiritual has released the video for ‘Time has Come’, the second single off his debut album “Awakening” produced by Oufah Music (Shabba Ranks, Omi). The video portrays Spiritual narrating a story about a troubled man looking for escape after he purloins tapes from reggae archives. The man gets confronted by a preacher along the way, but just…

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Cultural Performances adds Spice to the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival

Photos from Top to Bottom: Blakka Ellis, Braata Folk Singers, Yoncia, Kinetic Afrique, Dylan, Dr. Sue Organizers of the 7th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival in New York are ensuring that patrons will enjoy a memorable day with a culinary, musical and cultural feast like no other. The event, slated for Sunday, July 23 at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, will…

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Lisa Hanna, Jamaica’s Former Minister of Culture and Miss World 1993 Ready for Friendly Culinary Challenge against NY Mayor – Two-Time Jerk Cook-off Winner

 The organizers of this year’s Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival are excited about the potential contest between New York’s Mayor, Bill de Blasio and Jamaica’s former Miss World and Member of Parliament, Lisa Hanna.  The two could meet in the fiercely contested Celebrity Quick-Fire Challenge at the 7th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, scheduled for Sunday, July 23rd at Roy Wilkins…

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Grammy Nominated Raging Fyah- First Jamaican Band to Launch Own Strain of Cannabis

To most of the world, Jamaica has always been synonymous with reggae music or marijuana. Although both have deep roots planted in the beautiful island, until recently the reality of consuming and cultivating cannabis in Jamaica was a criminal offence. Although Jamaica’s strict laws have slowly eased, according to a recent Forbes article, in North America the “Marijuana industry projected…

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Beres Hammond Announces “Take Time to Love” Tour

  Legendary reggae artist Beres Hammond embarks on his “Take Time to Love” North American tour beginning tonight. Known for his smooth, soulful style, Beres returns to the North America with a full band presentation to keep fans rocking all summer long. The nineteen city tour will showcase new arrangements of fan favorites and international hits spanning his three-decade long musical career. Hammond…

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