(Billboard) – Sorry dance fans, Ne-Yo is going back to R&B. It’s not that he didn’t have a good time. He even thanks the dance community for “accepting him,” but the singer/songwriter – who doubles as Senior VP of A&R at Motown Records – will be returning to his “roots” on the next album.
BEVERLEY HILLS, California (Reuters) – When Cheryl Boone Isaacs presides over the Oscars on March 2, her mere presence will convey a statement on diversity in Hollywood as the first African-American president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and its third woman in its 86 years.
Guyanese-born poet, writer and academic David Dabydeen is perhaps one of the most colourful literary artists of his time. I have always fancied a nice creole poem; my favourite poets being Edward Baugh and Christine Craig but I would be a fool to not have Dabydeen on my list with his “Coolie Mother” and “Coolie Son”.
The Rupununi Music and Arts Festival kicked off yesterday and will run until tomorrow with the small savannah village of Annai hosting several international performers, including the American alternative rock band Filligar.
Her name is well known in entertainment circles. When someone says the name Leslyn Fraser, mostly what comes to mind are her ferocious moves, the slender legs, daring eyes; all that make her a wonder on stage.