Category Archives: In Other News

Jacob Hemphill of Reggae Band SOJA Joins HRC’s Equality Rocks Campaign

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Jacob Hemphill of Reggae band SOJA joins a growing list of musicians standing with the Human Rights Campaign in the fight for LGBT equality. Jacob is the first Reggae musician to voice his support and one of the early members of Equality Rocks, a public engagement campaign featuring prominent musicians – both American and international – who support LGBT equality. By sparking conversations about the power of love, fairness and equality, the campaign aims to drum up support for marriage equality and bring awareness to a new audience of engaged Americans. Read the rest of this entry

Reggae Icon Toots Hibbert Donates Towards Purchase Of Cancer Treatment Machine In Jamaica

Reggae icon Toots Hibbert (right) after announcing his donation with (L-R) Andrea Bullens, co-producer of Groovin In The Park, Vincent HoSang, CEO of Caribbean Food Delights & VHFF and Sabrina HoSang, COO, Caribbean Food Delights and daughter of Vincent HoSang.

Reggae icon Toots Hibbert (right) after announcing his donation with (L-R) Andrea Bullens, co-producer of Groovin In The Park, Vincent HoSang, CEO of Caribbean Food Delights & VHFF and Sabrina HoSang, COO, Caribbean Food Delights and daughter of Vincent HoSang.

New York: The Vincent HoSang Foundation (VHFF), a non for profit, US based origination that helps the less fortunate and provides scholarship and charitable assist for individuals and organizations in Jamaica and the Caribbean Diaspora is in a much better position today to execute its mandate, thanks to a generous donation from veteran singer Toots Hibbert. The reggae icon and Grammy winner’s unexpected donation of US$5,000 to the VHFF came at a press conference at the Jamaican Consulate in Manhattan to officially launch the Groovin In the Park concert that takes place at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens New York on Sunday, June 30. Read the rest of this entry

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta Attracts Sailors and Sunbathers

A group of Swedish pose with members of St. Maarten’s Reggae-Rock fusion band Orange Grove which performed at one of the Regatta parties

A group of Swedish pose with members of St. Maarten’s Reggae-Rock fusion band Orange Grove which performed at one of the Regatta parties

The recent 33rd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta was indeed an unforgettable occasion as sail enthusiasts and vacationers from across the globe descended upon the island of St. Maarten for a fun-filled week of activity. Read the rest of this entry

Twitter Set To Release New Music App

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If you are an avid Twitter user I’m pretty sure you will give it a try, from what I understand it is similar to Pandora, I love me some Pandora :-) The app will be called “Twitter Music” and according to CNET, Twitter Music suggests artists and songs to listen to based on a variety of signals, and is personalized based on which accounts a user follows on Twitter. Songs are streamed to the app via SoundCloud. Read the rest of this entry

Bono Speaks On The Global Poverty Problem at TED Conference

Besides debauchery with porn stars this is how I love to see my Rock Stars. When you have a platform, when you have an audience, why not use it to shed light on world issues. I don’t care if it’s about poverty, children, aids, puppies or butterflies. USE your voice to make a difference!

Human beings have been campaigning against inequality and poverty for 3,000 years. But this journey is accelerating. Bono “embraces his inner nerd” and shares inspiring data that shows the end of poverty is in sight … if we can harness the momentum. Read the rest of this entry

Google Makes a Talking Shoe/Sneaker

I need your help to KEEP A CHILD ALIVE!

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My amazing wonderful friend Sancha (@SanchaDesigns) needs our help, I urge and ask everyone to help and donate to this wonderful cause.

As a part of a group called KEEP A CHILD ALIVE. We are dedicated to providing life-saving HIV treatment, care, nutritious food, support services and love to children and families affected by HIV in Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda and India.  Read the rest of this entry

Learn More About International Women’s Day!

International Women’s Day has been observed since in the early 1900’s, a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies. Read the rest of this entry

Samsung’s Galaxy S IV Phone Will Allow You To Scroll Using Your Eyes

Beyonce and Salma Hayek Promote Women’s Empowerment