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Bunji Garlin And Busta Rhymes Get Ready To ‘Drop It’

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 31, 2018: Rap has met soca officially and the result is ‘Drop It,’ a collaboration with Soca star Bunju Garlin and Jamaican American rapper, Busta Rhymes. The song is set to drop on all streaming platforms tonight, August 31, 2018. “It’s Labor Day weekend and it’s time to start some new flame in ...

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Jamaican American DJ Gets Back To Roots With Dancehall Inspired Number

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 31, 2018: Jamaican-American producer and DJ turned artist, Ricky Blaze, is going back to roots. Blaze, born Ricardo Lloyd Johnson Jr., has produced and collaborated with Gyptian, Shaggy and Sean Paul, and has also worked with Vybz Kartel, Jim Jones, Maino, Kardinal Offishall, Jasmine Sullivan, Nicki Minaj and Santigold. Now he has released ...

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Jamaica’s Usain Bolt To Make Soccer Debut

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 31, 2018: Jamaican Olympian Usain St. Leo Bolt, is set to make his soccer debut tonight, August 31st, in Australia. Bolt is set to play in a Select XI at the Central Coast Stadium as part of the Central Coast Mariners squad. But manager Mike Mulvey said that the ...

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West Indies To Face India This October

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 31, 2018: The West Indies cricket squad is gearing up to face the Indian side this October in India. They will compete against India in 2 Tests, 5 ODIs and 3 T20s. The schedule for the tour is as follows: 1st Test            October 4 – 8            Rajkot 2nd Test          ...

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Jamaica Tallawahs On Top Again In CPL T20 Tourney

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 31, 2018: After a consecutive three game loss in South Florida, Jamaica Tallawahs have managed to regain their winning streak and are now back on top of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T-20 table. The Tallawahs now have amassed 10 points, to edge out last year’s CPL champs, ...

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Inflation In This Caribbean Nation Upsurges

By NAN Business Editor  News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 31, 2018: Jamaica’s inflation level has seen a spike as of last month, the Governor of the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ), Brian Wynter, said this week. Speaking at the Central Bank’s quarterly media briefing on Wednesday August 29th at the BOJ Auditorium in downtown Kingston, Wynter said data inflation ...

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One Arrest Made In Ghoulish Murder Of Jamaican Teen

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 31, 2018:  Jamaica police on Thursday reportedly arrested one person in relation to the macabre murder of a 14-year-old Jamaican teen. The body of Yetanya Francis, known as ‘Princess,’ was found burnt and dumped at the back of a church premises in the 12th Street section of the community of Arnett Gardens in ...

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The Real Brooklyn J’Ouvert

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 31, 2018: This weekend is carnival in Brooklyn, NY, which will include J’Ouvert from 6 a.m. Monday morning, Sept. 3rd, under the watchful gaze of the NYPD for the third year in a row since Carey Gabay, a former aide of Gov. Cuomo, was killed at the annual festival. While the event has ...

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Now You Can Minor In Cannabis Studies At This University

News Americas, NEWARK, NJ, Fri. Aug. 31, 2018: A New Jersey university is now giving students a chance to minor in marijuana or weed. Stockton University, in Galloway, Atlantic City, NJ has rolled out its new “Cannabis Studies” minor program, which “offers students a foundation for understanding the burgeoning cannabis industry.” The minor consists of 5 courses including Introduction to ...

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Paraguay Football Association Head Jailed

By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Aug. 30, 2018: Juan Angel Napout, the former president of the  Paraguayan Football Association and South America’s football governing body Conmebol, will have to spend the next nine years of his life in jail for his part in the FIFA bribery scandal. Napout, 60, was found guilty in December last ...

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