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Jump orderly, bandleader advises

Jump orderly, bandleader advises

Concerned over the latest upsurge in violent crime, one bandleader is pleading with revellers and spectators alike to be decent and orderly Friday night during the Foreday Morning jump. Committee members at Soca Chippers Renaldo Forde said he was praying that everything would run smoothly Friday night, and without incident, even as he encouraged Barbadians […]

Soca Chippers to ‘Jamm On’

Soca Chippers to ‘Jamm On’

The Soca Chippers Foreday Mornin’ band is promising revellers an unforgettable experience on the road this year and in a most affordable way. With packages including frontline and backline costumes which do not exceed BDS$200 in total, the band said its aim is to seek favour with not only its faithful repeat chippers but with […]

St Philip’s Foreday ‘Reign’

St Philip’s Foreday ‘Reign’

St Philip residents have always considered their parish special. From the days of Stedson Red Plastic Bag Wiltshire and his ‘red army’ of Philipeens, as they like to be called, St Philip folk have never hidden their pride in and loyalty to their own. Besides having RPB, the island’s ten-time, Calypso monarch, a galaxy of […]

Lil’ Rick is STAG Jam Tune winner

Lil’ Rick is STAG Jam Tune winner

Less than a week after winning the Party Monarch title, Lil’ Rick was today declared winner of STAG Jam Tune by the National Cultural Foundation (NCF). His song I’z a Bajan was judged the most frequently played along the Foreday Morning route. There was a tie for second place between last year’s Party Monarch winner, Peter […]

Peaceful Foreday Morning jam

Peaceful Foreday Morning jam

An increased police presence at last night’s Foreday Morning jam made for a smooth and enjoyable jump up for all. Revelers appeared to have heeded the call of the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) to keep the peace as there were no reports of disruptions up to 5 o’clock this morning when bands were still […]

Another win for Peter Ram

Newly crowned Party Monarch, Peter Ram, has won another title for Crop Over 2015.   Ram, the ‘Yella African’, was today announced winner of the 2015 Stag Jam Tune competition following the Foreday Morning Jump, with his popular ‘All Ah We’. He won from a field of 45 entrants and will receive a cash prize […]

Revellers come out for Foreday Morning

Revellers come out for Foreday Morning

Thousands of revellers descended on Harbour Road onto the Spring Garden Highway early this morning for the annual Foreday Morning Jump. After getting off to a late start, they made their way from the various starting points including Queens Park, BIDC car park and Carlisle House. They chipped along the route to some of the […]

Columbus Short in Foreday Morning Jam

Columbus Short in Foreday Morning Jam

If American actor Columbus Short has his way, he would be in Barbados every year for Crop Over. The Hollywood actor gave the festival his stamp of approval this morning as he took part in the Foreday Morning Jam. “Look at me right now, look at me. I’ve never been more filthy and happy about […]

Meh Rum and Benup tie for first place

Meh Rum and Benup tie for first place

Gorg’s Meh Rum and Porgie & Murda’s Benup, were adjudged the most popular tunes played by the bands in the 2014 Roberts/BL&P Foreday Morning Jam.  In the results issued this morning, Meh Rum and Benup tied for first place, which comes with a cash prize and the title of Stag Jam Tune. With a tie […]

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