Taste of Haiti returns to Miami May 9 for i’ts annual star-studded Haitian culinary classic. Always one of the early food events of the year, Taste of Haiti represents one of the best ways around to enjoy Haitian and Caribbean food.
The event will feature culinary showdown and tasting booth, which will showcase offerings from Haitian restaurants and chefs.
As always, this year’s event will also feature a major cook off battle hosted by Madame Gougousse featuring four of the best Haitian chefs in the business.
Jennecy Fontil aka Tracy from Magic Girls pushes her use of Auto-Tune beyond the pale in her new track titled “Lanmou Debode.”
People are going to bump this ironically for a few days – a week, tops – before swearing off auto-tune for good, which I guess is the silver lining in all this.
Check out the video for “Lanmou Debode” below starring and directed by Robenson Lauvince aka Roby Rob.
Haitian singer, musician BelO continues to promote his latest album “Natif Natal,” which was released last year. The singer has just released the music video for “Pa Lage Sa” duet with upcoming Haitian singer Mandela. “Pa Lage Sa” ws directed by the students of Ciné Institute in Jacmel (Haiti).
BeO’s “Pa Lage Sa” is a message of hope – a very powerful song. Check out the video and lyrics below.
Greek goddess DJ, songwriter, producer Xenia Ghali has released the second taste of her upcoming debut EP, scheduled to be released this year via Funky Sheep, Exit 8, and Mr. 305. The single is called “Get Dirty” and features Haitian rapper, producer Wyclef Jean.
Xenia Ghali is signed to Pitbull’s Mr 305.
Download Ghali’s “Get Dirty” single on iTunes.
Jason Derulo’s awesome new track, “Want to Want Me”, takes us on a synth-pop journey lit by neon and draped in ‘Flashdance’ sweats. Watch Jason perform the track LIVE on American Idol.
Field Ready is working with three Haitian organizations (Haiti Communitere, Ti Kay Haiti and MamaBaby Haiti) to make medical disposables using MakerBot 3D printers. Field Ready combines 3-D printing with low-tech innovation such as “hyper-local” manufacturing to increase the independence of aid workers and those affected by disasters.