To pivot or to persevere? Or more bluntly – to give up or to not to give up? This is a haunting question, a question that has ramifications far after an answer has been chosen and it’s also a question that almost everyone in our community has had to face at one time or another. How do you know when to give up and when to keep trying?

DJ JEL | International Soca DJ | The Soca Boss

During the global pandemic, it’s safe to say that numerous entertainers have faced challenges. One of the biggest ones is whether or not to continue with their careers in entertainment. When faced with this situation myself, the magic question I would always ask myself is “Can I truly go day to day without music? The answer for me simply is no, I would miss it too much. I’ve used this as a driving force behind what I do. I love music and Caribbean culture too much to give up on it. Read more>>

David Andre | Fashion designer

More than 20 years after since I started in that beautiful adventure to launch my brand and a career as fashion designer in Haiti it was a real challenge for me in a country where the essence of fashion didn’t exist at all, but it was a choice to stay and to make things happen in the good and bad moments of my everyday life as a professional. My work, passion, determination and perseverance leaded me to so many successful paths that I wasn’t expected. As they say my hard work pays off and I am very proud. Every experience is different, and each experience is unique. Read more>>

Myeisha Hall | Songwriter & Artist

I knew to keep striving with my music because my name started to be mentioned in rooms I have never physically entered, it’s been plenty times I’m at different events or business meetings I try to introduce myself the other party has already showed recognition to me it’s a wonderful feeling. Read more>>