Panelists2013

Marcus Goffe

Marcus Goffe has served as a Trademark attorney with the Jamaica Intellectual Property Office as well as an attorney for Jamaica’s Ras Tafari community. His work has been instrumental in bridging the gap between Jamaica’s Ras Tafari community and institutions such as the World Intellectual Property Organization. Marcus Goffe served...

read more

Kareece Lawrence

Born to parents who have an immense love for music, it’s no surprise that she too has become a lover of music; which she hails as being instrumental in her journey of becoming the True Self. Kareece has garnered a lot of experience in her 9 years in the Music...

read more

Barbara Blake Hannah

The Founder of the Reggae Film Festival, Barbara Blake Hannah was always been a trail blazer. Barbara Hannah left her island home of Jamaica and moved to London in 1964, where she gained public attention in 1968 as the first Black journalist on British TV (THAMES, ATV, BBC). Barbara Blake...

read more

Carolyn Cooper

Carolyn Cooper is Professor of Literary and Cultural Studies at the UWI’s Mona Campus where she teaches Caribbean, African and African-American literature. She also co-ordinates the University’s embryonic Reggae Studies Unit, an academic project she initiated. Professor Cooper is the author of Noises in the Blood: Orality, Gender and the...

read more

Paul Barclay

Chairman, Jamaica Association Of Composers Authors & Publishers (JACAP)  |   There seems to be no power on earth that will stand in the way of ultimate success for Paul Barclay, who after releasing his first Chart Toping single ‘NO Power on Earth’ by George Nooks, under his KatsJam Records label, is...

read more