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.

In this installment of Our Stories, holistic remedy specialist Madda Mush- I explained why you can't call her fat anymore….For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious culture, rich...

In this installment of Our Stories, Dashiki Trendz' Owner, Horace Collins shares how Africa inspired his new perspective on business and life…For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious...

How did dancing help you to recover from that grieving period? Yuh see dancing, mi channel da energy deh like a mi father mi a dance fah. Nuff time mi a dance coming like a mi father mi a talk...

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...

In this installment of Our Stories, Dancehall artiste, Real Verb shares why he has lived in Jamaica’s 14 parishes.

This multimedia genius only requires two iPads loaded with audio editing software, a table, and his car to create smashing music. From the comfort of his vehicle, Erinski has worked with local and international artistes seeking to take their...

I doubt myself all the time (laughs). The thing is I go through these cycles of self-doubt, like, 'what am I doing with my life?' because, right now, I spend a lot of time at home. I’m at home making jewellery. And with a career like this, it’s not really steady. So, sometimes in the year...

Meet Mark "Qura VX" Hyman This accomplished voice actor, musician and studio engineer has missed death on many occasions. His most vivid memory was a time when his friends plotted to kill him. Mark said during his pre-teen years he...

And so, at the time when I had left, it was a big leap of faith. Like literally and figuratively. And, I don’t know, I just had prayed that God would know what He was doing when He gave me that urge to leave (laughs). And He....

In 2014, Xavier fled from his home community, Matthew’s Lane (Spanglers) in Downtown, Kingston after he was wrongfully accused of killing one of his childhood friends. The versatile poet vividly recalls explaining his innocence to the family of the...

TALKS WITH TESS

For the life of me, I could never understand why some persons thought the term 'body positive' was only a buffer for fat people;...