Top Interviews in 2014

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Took a bit of a writing hiatus from January to February, after hanging out with the likes of Jah Bouks in Jamaica, over the Christmas period.

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In March, popular entertainer Vybz Kartel was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of an associate. This divided global opinion; I weighed in on the matter via online magazine Bashment Vibes.

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Founder of BashmentVibes.com/Gleaner Journalist Orantes Moore and I, in January (Kingston, Jamaica)

April – May

  • I spoke with Beverley Walters, founder of local business B’s Balloons about the meaning of entrepreneurship and the substance of aspirations (P.13).
  • Equally, Soloman Smith of community outreach project Brixton Soup Kitchen opened up about their inspiring cause (P.13).
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(Left) Soloman and I. It was great fun!

  • With a riveting ‘Treasure Isle meets Studio One’ theme, the highly anticipated Easter Reggae Showcase took place at the O2 Academy in Brixton. I popped along to review it (P.7).
  • I spoke with social media/internet sensation and comedienne Wally British (P.6)
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Hanging out at the show with fellow Journo Angus Taylor (United Reggae/Reggaeville)

June

  • I had a chat with young, talented reggae star Randy Valentine about his music and plans for his home country.
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(Left) Randy, Me and Blemish (Randy’s Co-Manager). It’s all love!

July

  • During my extended trip to the tropical Isle of Jamaica, I spoke with talented ladies Dolli Difference and Etana (P.6)
  • …As well as one of the country’s leading crooners Omi, who had just announced a new record deal with Sony affiliate label, Ultra Music.

August

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Paul and I

September

October

November 

  • After two years of contributing and approximately six months of editing, I parted ways with Vision Newspaper.
  • I attended and reviewed the roadblock Sanchez concert which took place on 23rd Nov.
  • This blog was born 🙂
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Stopped for a quick photo op at the Sanchez concert

December

  • I interviewed a number of talented people including swiss-born artist Cali P. Watch this space to read about the exciting projects that he and others have in the pipeline!
  • Some interesting blog posts were published on here, attracting readers from all over the world!

Where 2014

Best Stats in 2014

It has been a whirlwind of a year! Here’s to an even more productive and happy 2015.

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