By Dreylan Johnson
Known for pushing musical and style boundaries, 25-year-old Guyanese singer/songwriter Jackie Jaxx, born Jackie Hanover has evolved tremendously on both fronts since she first spoke with The Scene in 2011.
Last month, an article was published in Stabroek News (Friday, August 14) written by Guyana’s former Director of the Government Analyst Food & Drug Department, Marilyn Collins, titled – ‘Food Fortification & The Health of the Guyanese Population.’ In the article Ms Collins referenced the statistics of the most recent survey conducted in Guyana (in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization PAHO) on iron deficiency anaemia.
As fashion month swings into top gear, as usual, there is a designer who goes viral. It is either because of the designs or the Instagram worthy stage set that lands them on the popular page for lengthy periods.
On Thursday, Billboard gave props to 29-year-old Jamaican artist OMI, naming his song “Cheerleader” the ‘Song of the Summer’.
This is huge for OMI, born Omar Samuel Pasley, for several reasons, chief among them being that Billboard sort of sets the tone in the American music industry.