Planning a 2021 Euro trip? You’ll need an ETIAS visa for that

From 2021, Trinidad and Tobago nationals will have to apply for an ETIAS visa for short-term travel to European countries.  This means that for visits to select European countries, you'll have to complete an electronic ETIAS application at least four days prior to your departure. This includes transiting en route to other destinations. Port de Soller, Mallorca, Spain The European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) was introduced in ...

Read More

Watch Kalpee’s new video for ‘Wherever You Are’ with Jimmy October, Tano

Singer-songwriter Kalpee dropped the music video for his latest track, "Wherever You Are" with Jimmy October and Tano. The official video comes a week after the initial track was released. "We thought it was an important song to give, esp Trinidad and Tobago, a little bit of hope, something to inspire them." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnRaLUkLs14 "We like to keep things abstract so ppl can receive it in any way they see fit," the Love ...

Read More
Lil Saint

#NewMusicAlert: Rapper Lil Saint drops his ‘Fantasy’ for Carnival 2020

Rapper Lil Saint is throwing his hat into the soca arena with his latest track, 'Fantasy'. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-BbsQVqOBA The song is a follow up to his 2019, 'Doh Back Back'. Lil Saint isn't the first rapper to dabble in soca. Chromatics has released several soca tracks in recent years, including 'All In D Road' with Blaxx, 'My Type' and most notably, 'Verses' with Bunji Garlin. What do you think of 'Fantasy'? Tell us ...

Read More

11 naturalistas share their best advice for the big chop and transitioning

Embarking on a natural hair journey is a huge step in a woman's life. Some women choose to do the big chop and cut off their relaxed hair after a few months, while others prefer to wear braids and other protective styles during the grow-out or transition phase.  You've read all the blogs and have stayed up til 2AM watching natural hair YouTube videos. You're ready to start living your best natural hair life! However, most veteran ...

Read More

7 things people with depression want you to know

Depression is one of the most common mental health issues in the world...and yet it’s one of the most difficult for people to understand, especially in Trinidad and Tobago. Worldwide, it's the leading cause of ill health and disability; more than 300 million people are living with depression, according to the World Health Organization. Unfortunately, there aren’t many statistics or studies about depression in Trinidad and Tobago, which is probably one ...

Read More

Nailah Blackman returns to her Sokah Origins with Iron Love

On December 8, Nailah Blackman will be kicking off the Carnival season with her second concert, Sokah Origins. This year's theme has been dubbed "Iron Love". In an interview with Loop TT, Nailah's manager and producer Anson Soverall indicated that the concept had a dual meaning. "It is a play on the words I On Love. With all the violence going on in society, we showing that we on love right now," ...

Read More

Miguel’s stunna girlfriend Nazanin Mandi rocks Rhion Romany for costume party

When you've got a friend's birthday party with a costume theme to go to, of course you hit up one of the most well-known designers from one of the most popular mas bands to hook you up. Model Nazanin Mandi took to Instagam on Saturday to show off her sizzling costume that she got courtesy designer Rhion Romany from his section, KÖSEM in TRIBE Carnival. Nazanin, who has been dating R&B crooner Miguel since 2005, ...

Read More

Love and Hip Hop’s Safaree hits Shiann’s Roti Shop ahead of VAS performance

Safaree is in town and is set to hit the stage at VAS Lounge tonight. While most artists are conscious about their diet, especially before a performance, Safaree couldn't resist making a roti stop (not that we blame him). The Love and Hip Hop star posted a photo of himself outside of the popular Shiann's Roti Shop in Port of Spain with the caption: https://www.instagram.com/p/BhR-9jRB_KM/?taken-by=iamsafaree Safaree has been doing heavy touring for his latest ...

Read More

#NewMusicAlert: Nailah Blackman-Dangerous Boy

Nailah Blackman has quietly dropped a new track, 'Dangerous Boy'. Produced by Anson Soverall and written by Nailah, the chill, laid-back track takes us back to Nailah's original sound before entering the soca scene and includes elements of reggae, ska, electro-pop and dub-step, reminiscent of Rihanna's 'No Love Allowed' and 'Man Down'.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2Z3RrqvaxM   Nailah is set to take the main stage at South by South West today (March 17), performing on the “Sounds From ...

Read More