Bahamian Cultural Icon “Chippie” Chipman Dies

Our drummer boy is gone. John “Chippie” Chipman, a Bahamian cultural icon who spent his life marching to the beat of his own goat skin drum, has died. Chippie, who was known as the “godfather of Bahamian drumming,” passed away at the Princess Margaret Hospital Monday afternoon. He was 90. Known for his insane drumming …

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Local Artist Pays Tribute To Stan Burnside

A local artist and illustrator has paid the ultimate tribute to one of his heroes, Stan Burnside. The iconic political cartoonist recently retired from The Nassau Guardian after 40 years in the business. Burnside, whose popular Sideburns cartoon perfectly captured the zeitgeist of The Bahamas, was an inspiration to many Bahamians, one of whom was …

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Bahamian Musicians To Headline New Orleans Jazz Festival

Raphael Munnings, Wendi Lewis, Dyson Knight

The jazz capital of the world will have to make room for a little rake n’ scrape and junkanoo this weekend, as several Bahamian musicians gear up to headline the 50thanniversary of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. The event, which is considered the grandfather of all music festivals in the United States, is …

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Beyoncé’s Homecoming Special A Big Disappointment

Beyoncé’s Homecoming special on Netflix was anything but. The documentary/film was released to much fanfare on April 17th. I intentionally did not watch it when it came out. I find that there is an exceptional amount of hype surrounding anything this Texan talent does, so it skews judgment and doesn’t allow for honest assessments. So, …

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Wendy Williams Finally Breaks Silence On Marriage Drama

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Oooooh child. This is the moment we’ve all been waiting on. Wendy Williams is finally breaking her silence over her recent marriage drama, and she’s doing it in the most Wendy Williams way – by throwing shade. It all started during Monday’s Hot Topics segment where Wendy talked about life in a sobriety house. She …

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