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Pressure Busspipe's Latest Single Hits at Heart of Civil Unrest in America; Artist Reflects on Difficult…

Ernice Gilbert | April 15, 2021

At this very moment, protesters are building embattlements at the Minnesota police headquarters after the killing of 20-year-old Daunte Wright by Minnesota police officer Kim Potter. The killing, which Ms. Potter described as accidental — stating she intended to pull out her taser but mistakenly used her gun — has sparked widespread protests in the same state that ignited one of the largest civil unrest movements the U.S. has seen when George Floyd was killed on May 25, 2020. The killing of Black men and women at the hand of police is what prompted international Reggae artist and Virgin Islander, Pressure Busspipe, to pen "Blaze", a new song released a week ago that speaks directly to police brutality. In it, Pressure mentions the names of a number of Blacks whose lives were ended during police encounters. "It was strong at the time as to…

After Being Closed for a Year, Bowling Alley (Tropical…

Ernice Gilbert | April 15, 2021

Tropical Ten Pins, the long-running bowling alley located in Castle Coakley, St. Croix, like many other…

Poker Run 2021 Welcomes Over 90 Boats - Watch

Staff Consortium | April 11, 2021

DMX, Rap Artist Whose Hits Such as 'What's My Name'…

Staff Consortium | April 09, 2021

NEW YORK (AP) — DMX, the raspy-voiced hip-hop artist who produced the songs “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” and…

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U.S. Virgin Islands Launches Online Shopping Party

Staff Consortium | December 12, 2020

The V.I. Dept. of Tourism and its Division of Festivals are spreading holiday cheer with the launch of a Shopping Holiday Online Party (USVI S.H.O.P.).  The online experience was designed for local ...

Crucian Christmas Festival Goes Virtual This Year

Staff Consortium | November 04, 2020

The Crucian Christmas Festival will be held virtual this year, the V.I. Dept. of Tourism announced Wednesday. Given the Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands' moratorium on large crowds, and in an ef...

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