Our Stories

Our Stories

The inspirational stories of Jamaicans in business. Our Stories is intended to highlight and promote the positive in challenging and life-altering experiences.

He will never forget that afternoon when he and his friends were almost laced with gunshots. The Jamaican, recording artiste described hanging out with some colleagues when suddenly a group of armed men approached the scene and....read more

In 2013, she jumped out of a moving vehicle to escape her likely abduction. Birdz I, who was 23 at the time, said she boarded what appeared to be a public passenger vehicle in Half Way Tree destined for...

In 2010, his then girlfriend gave birth to a son; an absolute joy for the entertainer who was welcoming his first born into the world. However, pestering heart complications led to the death of the baby three months after....

13 years ago he was blessed with his 19th child. The reggae artiste, from White Horses, St. Thomas said he is not surprised he fathered so many children because he spent the better half of his teenage and early...

Although his biological parents were present in his upbringing, Antonyo said he shared a closer bond with his grandmother, Hazel Satchwell. He describes her as a woman of passion and strength! The DanceHall artiste said his grandmother was an...

Many Jamaicans identify role models in foreign entertainers, politicians, philosophers, freedom fighters…inspired leaders across the waters. However, for this 23-year-old Dancehall artiste, his drive to make it big in the music industry is fuelled by the story of his neighbour,...

In 2007, the Canadian government ordered him to return to Jamaica after living in the North American country for 15 years. The music producer said he expected the deportation order because he has been charged multiple times for minor...

He will never forget the year 2004 because that was when he unlocked a new level in his musical journey. The then 11-year old copped the top prize of a PlayStation 2 after winning a local deejay competition. Substance,...

She started her adult life at age 21 and for many people that is an ideal age to venture on your own.  However, the former singer of the Groundation music group said she fled from her home because she...Read...

He said his last goodbye to his mother, Nadesha Hyatt at the tender age of 12. The artiste, who grew up in Hannah Town, said the death of his mother swindled all his youthful exuberance. Jahlani Muziq remembered being...

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“The time will pass anyway.  You can either spend it creating the life you want or spend it living the life you don’t want. ...