Music and Entertainment

The Multinational VIBE of J. Creole

J. CreoleJ. Creole is an internationally minded Hip Hop artist who is currently based in Toronto, Canada. Born in Petionville, Haiti, J. Creole is well known for incorporating the sounds of the islands int...

Marlow Rosado a master of Musical Genres

Marlow Rosado receiving Grammy AwardThere are very few people who can have an impact on millions around the globe without being seen and recognized in the process. Think for a moment about the myriad of fa...

Louis Michot a true Creole Musician

Lost Bayou Ramblers. From left to right are Andre Michot (Cajun accordion), Louis Michot (fiddle and vocals),Cavan Carruth (guitar, vocals) and Pauly Deathwish (drums, vocals).Singer, songwriter and master...

Terrance Simien

Terrance Simien. Photo: Michael_WeintrobIt is not every day that someone is labelled a “saviour,” but one look at the life and career of Terrance Simien provides ample proof that he is in fact worthy of th...
Priya Hein and Prime Minister of Mauritius

Priya Hein – books fly off the shelves

Priya N. Hein’s children’s books fly off the shelves, unlike her flightless main character, a Mauritian dodo called Feno who features in her three published stories.Priya Hein and Prime Minister of Mauriti...

“Remembering”… Mardi Gras, New Orleans 2012

As the run up to Mardi Gras 2013 fast approaches, the team here at Kreol Magazine reflect on last year’s amazing festival…Mardi Gras in New OrleansNew Orleans’ Mardi Gras is something everyone should e...

The Genesis of Zydeco and Black Creole Music

Although the black music of New Orleans has received much attention, the deep African retentions of Zydeco remain unexplored and lost on a timeline that glosses over the history of its people.Boozoo Chavis...

Taj Weekes: A Portrait, by Ted Boothroyd

A portrait of Taj Weekes could begin in any of a hundred ways. Musician, songwriter, poet, humanitarian, Rastaman, businessman, parent– all are important roles for him, all are related, and all are instructive ...