It’s Truly No Surprise Alex Klein’s Stage Name is SAWLTY!


By Faye-Chantelle Mondesir From the historically rich community of Vieux Fort, located on the most southern tip of Saint Lucia and named after a fort which once overlooked Saint Vincent — sprung talented Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist and Drummer Alex Klein. ‘SAWLTY’ is the name you will hear Alex being called and this is no surprise — observing the flavour this prolific artiste brings to the … Continue reading It’s Truly No Surprise Alex Klein’s Stage Name is SAWLTY!

Spectacular Saxophonist & Singer Rashaad Joseph Makes Major Musical Moves!


By Faye-Chantelle Mondesir Rashaad Joseph, an all-too-familiar title on both the Saint Lucian and international creative scene kick-started his music career at the St. Lucia School of Music as a preteen. He sampled various musical instruments until he stumbled upon the ‘sexy sax’ which he immediately passionately fell in love with. His instant fascination with, affinity for and adaptation to the piece — convinced him … Continue reading Spectacular Saxophonist & Singer Rashaad Joseph Makes Major Musical Moves!

Empress Ithiopia Graces The Stage!


  By Faye-Chantelle Mondesir (Empress Faye) Empress Ithiopia, after years of performing in the capacity of a back up singer, has branched off, evolving as a lead female artiste, to gracefully entertain the world at large. She currently represents musically as ‘Empress Ithiopia,’ alongside the renown Ras Africa, expressing the African part of her interesting, mixed heritage.       Through her signage and membership … Continue reading Empress Ithiopia Graces The Stage!

MANU FRANCOIS, The Amazing Musical Crafter!


By Faye-Chantelle Mondesir   In the SpotLyght Feature Magazine rolls out our ‘Centre Stage Red Carpet’ for Manu Francois. Son of highly accomplished musician Ras Bonté and mother Kam Hamilton, he was birthed on the exotic island of Saint Lucia, but has been resident in New Zealand for the past 20 years.   He highlighted that the culture there is remarkably different from that of … Continue reading MANU FRANCOIS, The Amazing Musical Crafter!

EVERY TIME I SEE THIS HAPPEN


By Roland E. Williams   Does your heart leap as mine does? When I gaze upon my elephants? And upon my castles by the sea? And all the precious treasures I find In the finest of those fine lines In those fluffy balls of cotton In the smile upon my face Every time I see this happen…   Does your mind marvel as mine does? … Continue reading EVERY TIME I SEE THIS HAPPEN

Meet Oba Simba, ‘The Quiet Warrior’.


  By Faye-Chantelle Mondesir   Introducing Oba Simba, born in December 1971 in Heartease parish, St Thomas. He grew up in Allman Town in central Kingston and attended Trench Town High School where his excellent performances made him a star appearing on several concerts and stage shows. Oba is the quintessentially quiet warrior, with a subtle confidence which projects the fact that nothing can derail … Continue reading Meet Oba Simba, ‘The Quiet Warrior’.

A LANDMARK PERIOD FOR ST. LUCIAN MUSIC ~ Sensational St. Lucian Ricky T Takes The World By Storm!


  By Faye-Chantelle Mondesir   St. Lucia’s multiple Soca Monarch and Road March title holder Ricky T continues to be one of the most renown and high demand international artistes. He has amassed a startling total of seventeen crowns from the inception of his musical career. His latest and most successful track to date has been ‘Freaky Girls’ released in early 2016, propelling him toward greater … Continue reading A LANDMARK PERIOD FOR ST. LUCIAN MUSIC ~ Sensational St. Lucian Ricky T Takes The World By Storm!

Barber By Day, Musician By Night!


By Faye-Chantelle Mondesir Glenroy Miller is a brilliant barber during the day who transforms into a mighty musician by night. This creative in many more ways than one, is a very colourful character offering music which is out of the box and classy. He prides himself on maintaining musical quality which appeals to all audiences across the board. In the SpotLyght Feature Magazine met up … Continue reading Barber By Day, Musician By Night!

The Mellow music of Michael Arkk


Whether purchasing or downloading a Michael Arkk song you will soon discover the joys of listening to a talented artiste with a beautiful, mellow voice and uniquely inspired lyrics. Music like this is a genuine product of the colourful, challenging and interesting lifestyle of a man who has walked many paths yet remained true to himself. Born ‘Michael Wright’ in the little village of ‘Reachies’, Clarendon, Jamaica … Continue reading The Mellow music of Michael Arkk