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ShaMain’s evolution

Shamain Patrice Greaves, stage name ShaMain, grew up surrounded by music. A resident of Maryland, USA by way of Florida and Georgetown, Guyana, ShaMain’s imminent release, ‘The Evolution of Me’, an extended play (EP) scheduled to drop this Fall, has songs like “Beautiful”, described on her website as “a smooth anthem ripe with building hooks, sultry vocals and the type of pulsating guitar medley that will have fans hypnotized from the gate.” Then there is “Lover (would you be mine),” said to be a “sexy throwback to the hard electro dance groove of the 80s pop textures”, and “Gimme,” written by ShaMain and produced by heavy hitter Tone P, which “taps into a body moving Latin/Jazz groove”, while “Cry Mi A River”, the website says, “gives [a] taste of Caribbean flavour.” In 2012 she launched her first music project, ‘My Diary’.

5 reasons to see Captain America: The Winter Soldier now

Captain America: The Winter Soldier is the sequel to the original 2011 film and features the return of Chris Evans as the iconic Marvel Comics superhero Steve Rogers aka Captain America who must now take on a new villain, the Winter Soldier, who not only brings destruction and death, but also a painful and shocking secret from Rogers’ past.

Jackie Jaxx: ‘Can’t control this dream’

Photos by Obrey James A spicy performer with a powerful voice, Jackie Hanover, who now goes by the name of her alter ego ‘Jackie Jaxx’, has transformed herself from a contestant at the Jingle and Song Competition to one of Guyana’s most promising and sought after artistes.

My next big adventure

As the Chinese Philosopher Lao-tzu taught “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” and so a year ago, I made the first step in my commitment to explore this country; its cultures and people, places and things in what I deem would be my ultimate adventure, spiritual even as I try to be in touch with Guyana.

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