Real Housewives Star Dwight Eubanks Confirmed For Atlanta Caribbean Carnival Grand Marshall

It’s official! Mr. Purple Door himself Dwight Eubanks is going to be Grand Marshall of the Atlanta Caribbean Carnival set for Memorial Day. Rumors are rampant as to who will be other  guests, recording artists, DJs, celebrities and even diplomats on the roster. Still,  the Atlanta Caribbean Carnival committee is keeping tightlipped as to who…

INTERVIEW: Prophecy’s Davian Chase Only Male To Make It To 242Untapped Finals

By Arthia Nixon for The Bahamas Weekly Davian Chase is literally the last man standing in the 242Untapped final four. The 18 year-old who blew away the judges with his jazzy rendition audition of Total Praise is still in the running for the coveted record deal with Elevation Records, a music video and $5,000 in…

PRESS RELEASE: 242’s Golden Boy Of Gospel, Jonathan Farrington Inks Record Deal With Elevation Records

All items labelled PRESS RELEASE may be republished in whole.By Arthia Nixon, The Ambassador Agency for Elevation Records (Nassau, Bahamas) With his hit song I’m Gonna Wait already climbing charts in The Bahamas, Jonathan Farrington is taking his music to the next level by signing a contract with Elevation Records. Dubbed 242’s Golden Boy Of…

INTERVIEW: Eleuthera’s Malikah Pinder Reveals All On Her Road To 242Untapped: “I was probably one of the last people to discover that I had singing potential”

I was first introduced to the gorgeous Pinder girls in my youth, as our fathers were friends on the island of Eleuthera, Bahamas (think the place where Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon got married with my uncle presiding as the minister – another story for another day). They were beautiful petite girls with bright eyes…

Thia reps Bahamas as part of Atlanta Carnival 2013 Social Media Committee

Never straying far from her Caribbean roots, Thia was invited to be a part of the sensation six making up the 2013 Atlanta Carnival Social Media Committee. The team is already gearing up to promote the first event leading up to Carnival which takes place this weekend. “It’s really an awesome opportunity to connect with others…

Island FM’s Inspiration With Keith Officially Reveals Top 20 Bahamian Artists/Songs of 2012

By Arthia Nixon, Ambassador News Agency (Nassau, The Bahamas) The top 20 Bahamian artists on Island FM’s Inspiration with Keith radio show were officially revealed last week as ones to watch in the new year. According to Sunday morning show host Keith Rolle, last year’s list showed a wide range of diversity and has already set…

Thia’s Atlanta Highlights Earn Turquoise Morning’s 10 and 6 Spots For Best of 2012

With only a few episodes of Turquoise Morning under her belt, Thia’s contributions were featured in the number 10 and 6 spots as the Best of 2012 for the internationally viewed morning show. “I actually did an article on Deandrea Hamilton when Turquoise Morning and Magnetic Media were nominated for Telly Awards for the Caribbean…

New Year Brings New Opportunities For Caribbean Artists As Bahamas-Based KLR Provides Music Distribution To Over 500 US Retail Outlets

By Arthia Nixon, The Ambassador Agency (ATLANTA, GEORGIA) Caribbean gospel acts who signed distribution deals with a Bahamas-based management group are entering 2013 with at least one resolution accomplished – getting their music directly available to the American market. Keith Rolle, president of KLR Management Group confirmed that as a result of signing a distribution…

THIA MAKES BAHAMAS WEEKLY’S 10 OF 2012 IN REVIEW LIST: Reveals Personal Triumph

A year of professional growth and personal accomplishments has ended with Thia being one of 10 influential Bahamians asked to give the Bahamas in Review with Mackey Media’s The Bahamas Weekly. What started off as a honor to even be considered to the list to give her views on her home country, ended with Thia…

EVENTS: Teen Stars Shine At Jacob Latimore Concert With Kenedi Treasure by Ja’ishe Cosmetics

Atlanta’s teen social scene hit a high note over the weekend when teen R&B heartthrob Jacob Latimore took the stage to deliver his chart topping songs and support the faces behind Kenedi Treasure by Ja’ishe Cosmetics in their cosmetic line launch. Teen entrepreneurs Kenedi and Treasure Bishop officially launched their line on December 16, 2012…