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Category: Culture

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02/05/10

Permalink 07:49:21 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Education, Culture, Commentary, News

The passing of Professor Rex Nettleford

2 days ago on February 2, 2010 Jamaica lost an icon in Professor Rex Nettleford. Rex Nettleford's death sparked much mourning from the educated and regular Jamaicans more »

01/27/10

Permalink 09:17:59 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Entertainment, Culture, Commentary

Carnival time again!

*sniff sniff* Do you smell that? Its a faint but pungent scent in the air... kind of a mixture of sweat, hormones, various alcoholic beverages, paint, and makeup. I cant be the only one smelling it, I'm sure you can smell it, it came around last year aro… more »

01/21/10

Permalink 11:02:36 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Culture, Commentary

The predicament of Haiti's earthquake to Jamaica

Well the Haiti earthquake has come and gone (the major quake anyway, there are still continuous aftershocks). The world has gathered together and is now trying its best to help Haiti recover and save as many of the victims of the quake as possible. Sadly… more »

01/12/10

Permalink 06:18:02 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Entertainment, Culture, Commentary

The Evolution of Dancehall Music part 2

Bring in the 00's (Noughties) Ok now this period in itself is so unique that I had to actually separate it into 3 different sections, hence why it gets its own post. The sections are Dancers, Daggering and Badman more »

01/11/10

Permalink 06:06:31 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Entertainment, Culture, Commentary

The Evolution of Dancehall Music

I've always considered myself a lucky fellow, not because I am stinking rich (I'm not), because my life has been a story filled with nothing but success (it has not), or because I have a family that I love and loves me back (ok that I do). No instead I c… more »

12/30/09

Permalink 08:05:35 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Religion, Culture, Commentary

How the new year is celebrated in Jamrock?

Throughout the world everybody has their own methods of celebrating the new year. We all know of the chinese new year which involves that parade throughout the street and the dragon costumes and fireworks. There is also the New York new years celebration… more »

12/29/09

Permalink 09:46:38 am, by Skillachi
Categories: Entertainment, Culture

Shaggy - I Dare you Again

Shaggy is known as and for many things. He is known as Mr. Boombastic; he is known for his deep baritone voice (which strangely enough he hasnt been using as much anymore); he is known for the slew of hits he has released throughout his remarkable career… more »

12/26/09

Permalink 04:12:19 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Culture, Commentary

Cooking and eating for Christmas

As we all recover from yesterdays immence food intake, I started thinking about all the preparation that came in with the christmas cooking. Now I am one of the lucky few people who get to eat 2 christmas dinners :) (one for my mom's side and one for my… more »

12/25/09

Permalink 12:30:10 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Entertainment, Culture, Business

Has christmas lost its true meaning in Jamaica?

First of all a Merry Christmas to all, I hope you get wonderful presents and your family will enjoy this lovely day of fun, festivities and food! Now really I am the kind of person who sits and thinks about things quite deeply, too deeply as a matter o… more »

12/20/09

Permalink 04:37:00 pm, by Skillachi
Categories: Entertainment, Culture, Business

Clash Prospects for Sting 2009

In Jamaica the christmas season means more than just santa claus, food, christmas trees, christmas lights (Or pepper lights as they are more popularly known), shopping till you're broke, and snow... well definitely not snow because of the whole... tropic… more »

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Reasons why I love my Jamaican Mom

1. My Mother taught me about ANTICIPATION.
"Just wait till we get home."

2. My Mother taught me about RECEIVING.
"You going get a ass'n when we get home!"

3. My Mother taught me to MEET A CHALLENGE.
"What di backside yu thinkin'? Answer me when me talk to you...Don't talk back to me!"

4. My Mother taught me CONSEQUENCES.
"If yu run cross de road an' cyar lick yu dung, a goin' kill yu wid lick."

5. My Mother taught me THE VALUE OF EDUCATION.
"If yu no go a school, yu a go tun tief or walk an' pick up bottle."

6. My Mother taught me MEDICAL SCIENCE.
"If yu tun over yu eye lid an fly pitch pan it, it a go stay so fi evva."

7. My Mother taught me to THINK AHEAD.
"Is not one time monkey goin' wan' wife"

8. My Mother taught me ESP.
"Yu tink a don't know what yu up to nuh?"

9. My Mother taught me HUMOR.
"If yu don' eat food, breeze goin' blow yu 'way."

10. My Mother taught me how to BECOME AN ADULT.
"Come an' tek yu beatin' like man."

11. My Mother taught me about SEX.
"Yu tink say yu drop from sky?"

12. My Mother taught me about GENETICS.
"Yu jus' like yu faada."

13. My Mother taught me about my ROOTS.
"Yu tink mi come from "Back A Wall?"

14. My Mother taught me about WISDOM OF AGE.
"When yu get to be as ol' as me, yu wi understan'."

15. And my all time favorite... JUSTICE.
"One day wen yu have pickney, a hope dem treat yu same way."

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