JAMAICA

soccer

Usain Bolt Scores First Goals as Professional Soccer Player

The eight-time gold medal sprinter is on trial with the Central Coast Mariners in Australia, and didn't look too shabby in a preseason friendly.
Liam Daniel Pierce
10.12.18
Legalization

Politician apologizes for suggesting weed makes Jamaicans unproductive

Conservative Nova Scotia MLA Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin accused of racism during a debate on cannabis laws.
Hilary Beaumont
4.19.18
Usain in the Membrane

Usain Bolt Seems Pretty Serious About His Trial with Borussia Dortmund

The Jamaican gold medal sprinter is set to practice with Christian Pulisic's Bundesliga team in hopes of fulfilling his lifelong dream of being a footballer.
Liam Daniel Pierce
3.22.18
Premieres

Sevana Siren Wants You to Shut Up and Make the Planet Better in "Justice"

The Jamaican reggae singer is making soulful jams inspired by Céline Dion and the fight to protect the environment from climate change.
Sharine Taylor
3.9.18
Noisey News

Listen to "Real Bad Gal," an Unreleased Track From Vybz Kartel

Dancehall star Vybz Kartel releases the full version of “Real Bad Gal,” after PartyNextDoor sampled the song on “Not Nice” in 2016.
Kristin Corry
2.16.18
pyeongchang 2018

Still Cool, Still Running: Jamaica Has Kept Bobsled Alive for 30 Years

Despite lack of funds (and snow) bobsled has stayed alive for thirty years on the island and now Jamaica is sending its first women's team to PyeongChang 2018.
David Cox
2.8.18
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting Into Vybz Kartel

To know Kartel is to understand his complexity, so we give you eight entry points to the prolific dancehall artist, whose musical breadth and overall intelligence is often underestimated.
Sharine Taylor
11.1.17
JAMAICA

One FBI agent’s war on the deadly scam that took over Jamaica

Keegan Hamilton
7.26.17
Festivals

This Is What Fyre Festival Could Have Been If It Wasn’t Such a Disaster

Tmrw.Tday is a new festival in Jamaica, but with more focus on the vibes.
Ryan Bassil
6.13.17
Music

The Guide to Getting into Bob Marley

We’re going to go beyond the posters, beyond the weed smoke, beyond 'Legend.'
sdq
6.6.17
PROFILES

Pitbull Will Live Forever

Mr. Worldwide may seem like a kitschy party guy, but on his new album 'Climate Change,' he has a revolutionary agenda to make culture a bit more Miami.
Mitchell Sunderland
4.4.17
Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt Loses "Triple Triple" After 2008 Olympic Relay Team Stripped of Gold for Doping Violation

Usain Bolt's relay teammate Nesta Carter just cost him his legendary "triple triple."
Patrick Sauer
1.25.17
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