CARIBBEAN

Culture

To the Producers of Marvel’s Luke Cage: Enough with the Ja'Faikans

In the latest season of 'Luke Cage', the portrayal of the Cinematic Jamaican falls short.
Andray Domise
Sharine Taylor
6.27.18
Premiere

Angela Hunte Goes to War with Her Haters on Album 'R.A.W.'

“Even if I tried to do one thing, it would be impossible because I’ve just been exposed to so many different things… I just do what I feel.”
Sajae Elder
10.4.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Team Trump exasperated by North Korea, Georgia Tech student fatally shot by police, dozens arrested at St. Louis protests, and more.
VICE Staff
9.18.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Irma kills at least 19 in Caribbean, storms force ICE to scrap "mega" immigration raids, court extends list of relatives exempt from travel ban, and more.
VICE Staff
9.8.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The US​ says North Korea is "begging for war," the Caribbean braces for Hurricane Irma, Democrats vow to sue Trump over DACA, and more.
VICE Staff
9.5.17
Features

How to Throw a Destination Music Festival That Doesn't End in Disaster

As Fyre Festival proved recently, throwing extravagant events in far-flung locales is no easy task.
Alexandra Posadzki
5.4.17
Brooklyn's Dirty Masquerade

Flatbush's N.O.V.A. Knuckleheads Tell Us Why Carnival Is Crucial

The Brooklyn MCs tell us about their Caribbean heritage and how to survive the raucous street masquerades that take over their neighborhood every year.
Alexis P. Williams
3.5.17
Brooklyn's Dirty Masquerade

Capturing the Wild Rapture of J'ouvert in Brooklyn

Every year, Russell Frederick photographs the West Indian street masquerade that happens in the darkness of night and bursts with unfettered beauty.
Allison Schaller
3.2.17
we saw this

How Malika Tirolien Finds Solace in Jazz

At last month's Montreal International Jazzfest, the talented singer-songwriter won fans over with her blend of jazz and Caribbean influences.
Sharonne Cohen
8.5.16
Op-Eds

Toronto Is a Long Way from Sharing a Cultural Space with Caribana

For an event that brings millions of dollars into Toronto, attempts to truly understand the parade itself have fallen short.
Sajae Elder
7.29.16
poirier

Montreal Dancehall Ambassador Poirier's New Album Was Inspired by Global Migration

Stream his latest record on NICE UP! Records here a week before it comes out.
Son Raw
2.26.16
Interviews

Riots, Raves, and Underground Blues Parties: Stories from a Carnival Soundsystem Original

Basil Jarvis left the Caribbean for West London 50 years ago, and has blasted soca sounds onto the streets of Notting Hill every year since.
Tracy Kawalik
12.16.15
0103