Prince Swanny


Prince Swanny possesses an irrepressible energy. Born Taryll Swann, the outspoken 21-year-old dancehall act leads an emerging pack of alternative music acts on the island. Swanny’s street-savvy lyrics delve into issues of gun violence, poverty and the daily struggles in the ghetto.

And the five million plus views his music videos have amassed on social media shows his messages are resonating with youths across the region.

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WITH a high prevalence rate, cancer may not only be the enemy among us. For many, it can best be described as the enemy within, like an insidious predator wreaking havoc, sometimes unbeknownst to its victims, until, at last, it’s too late. In 2013, the Express interviewed gynaecological oncology surgeon Dr Vanessa Harry who raised an alarm about the prevalence of gynaecological cancers — and most specifically cervical cancer.

Erphaan Alves is like a good seasoning salt. He seems to be everywhere and adds a unique flavour to every project he touches. Food metaphors aside—after all it is Trinidad and Tobago Restaurant Week—the “Overdue” singer is having a great 2019.

Satellite and online radio are rapidly growing in popularity, providing those wishing to engage in niche broadcasting an affordable, easy to manoeuvre platform. People interested in specific programming also have a vast menu of music, talk and more to choose from online.

Traditional East Indian curried shrimp and Japanese white rice. Chinese sweet and sour fish with Korean pasta. Spicy Thai lamb and Nepalese skewered chicken.

Big brass soca music is set to make a return to the spotlight at today’s launch of Carnival 2020. Burt Marcellin and his Brass to the World (B2W) big brass soca band have been selected to perform at the National Carnival Commission (NCC) official season opener this evening at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

MACHEL Montano may have earned his status as a cultural icon thanks to his music. But his brand isn’t limited to the entertainment business. A few years ago, the singer branched out into the food and beverage industry, paying particular attention to our unique Trinitario cocoa.