Friday, 15 September 2023 13:00

Island Style Child Back with 5th Staging

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The Caribbean’s premier children’s runway show, Island Style Child returns on Dec 2, 2023. Featuring young models between the ages of 4-16, the event showcases talented local, regional and international designers, including designs from young child designer Zuri Reynolds. 

Forty years after Lionel Richie released All Night Long, the song which would go on to become one of his best-loved classics, or as the NY Post termed it, “a cultural phenomenon,” Jamaican singer, Richie Spice has done a reggae cover.

Dancehall artiste Spice made it clear that she is 'not playing [the] victim' as she took to Instagram Live on Tuesday to address the incident in which her former Love & Hip Hop Atlanta co-star, Erica Mena, referred to her as a 'monkey.

The third staging of the Streetz Festival will be coming home to Kingston! After 5 long years, Streetz will be hosted at National Stadium Car Park on September 2, 2023.

In a not-so-simple ceremony at the AC Hotel Kingston on Sunday night, Miss Closet Code, Dr Jordanne Lauren Levy, was named the 2023 Hyundai Miss Universe Jamaica.

Amid a blistering set with supreme audience participation, Jamaican dancehall star, Timoy “Teejay” Jones took the time to advise the masses gathered for the Magnum Xplosion “Summer Stage” event to “put down the guns” and “stop the violence” here in Trinidad.

Within the span of 5 days, the streets of Negril was transformed into a vending mecca, as vendors lined Norman Manley Boulevard with their jerk pans, soup pots, igloos and even car trunks, setting up shop for the 2023 staging of Dream WKND.

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Protoje and the Indiggnation band have announced dates for the reggae singer's upcoming events in California.

Thursday, 17 August 2023 12:03

Skeng Live in Trinidad for Magnum Xplosion 2023

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Following a three-year virtual stint, Magnum Xplosion returns for a physical staging with a star-studded cast of top Dancehall acts. One of the most dominant forces in dancehall, Skeng, is slated to perform on Saturday, August 19, 2023, at the anxiously awaited event to be held at the Queen’s Park Savannah.

Minister Marion Hall is seeking a brick-and-mortar home for her Holy Ghost Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ. To make this a reality, she has launched a US$2-million GoFundMe campaign in aid of the construction of her church.

With the most recent stagings held virtually, Magnum Xplosion is back with a bang. On August 19, 2023, the ‘Summer Stage’ edition will come alive at Queen's Park Savannah, Trinidad, as a celebration of Dancehall with an unforgettable night of music, dance and pure entertainment

Keeping true to the theme of celebrating Dancehall, current Dancehall sensations Skeng, Teejay, Jada Kingdom, Jahshii and the 2023 Magnum Top Performa, Jubba are all booked to treat patrons to an incredible night of musical prowess.

According to Kamal Powell, Regional Marketing Manager of Magnum Tonic Wine, “Since its inception, Magnum Xplosion has been one of the major events that we use to promote dancehall music and culture to the wider Caribbean. The reception to Magnum Xplosion has always been great, but as the first staging since the Covid – 19 pandemic, the excitement and buzz surrounding the event has been amazing.”

In leading up to the highly anticipated event, the Magnum team activated a series of roadshows every Friday, which began on July 14, 2023. These featured a mixture of live entertainment and giveaways, providing lucky customers with the chance to win Magnum merchandise, as well as tickets to Magnum Xplosion.

“Over the years, Magnum Xplosion has allowed us to expand our reach to more Caribbean territories and has provided avenues through which we can engage our customers. This year, we’re hoping to build on those relationships, giving back to our loyal customers and providing world-class entertainment from our Dancehall artistes.” Powell continued. 

Tier 1 general female and male tickets are available for $300 and $350 respectively, while the VIP tickets are available for $600 and $700, female, and male, and can be purchased at With the purchase of a Magnum 4 Pack at select locations, customers will be given the chance to win tickets to the event. Customers are advised to tune into the various media channels for more information.

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