Taken From Carbondale Rocks By Leah Williams The summer sets on another Sunset when Taj Weekes and Adowa bring socially conscious reggae Thursday, July 27 to the Shryock Auditorium steps. Growing up in the Caribbean, Weekes recalled entertaining at a young age. “We would all line up in the living room and entertain and sing for […]

Taken From B-104 Full Country A popular event that rolls through Kimberley every summer will take to the streets of a Caribbean island next month. The annual “Sullivan Challenge” longboarding race that coincides with JulyFest has inspired a competition in Saint Lucia Dec. 13th. Jody Willcock with the local Berkeley Manufacturing company says they’re hosting a first of […]

Taken From the StLuciaMirror New Thrilling Sports Event Takes Off Locally On National Day—for the first time ever in Saint Lucia—Longboard racing down the Morne Road was in the spotlight. A total of about 16 professional riders showed off their skills and it was thrill to behold for an enthusiastic group of cheering spectators. Saint […]

Taken From  CoastReporter Written by: Jacob Roberts / Staff Writer PreviousNext The 16 competing longboarders – pictured with some of their new friends – all agreed to donate the total prize money to Saint Lucia for a new skate park.   – Photo submitted Party Island Downhill brought more than longboarders to the Caribbean Island of Saint Lucia […]

Taken From StLuciaTimes Press Release:-Castries, December 09, 2016; Twenty-five (25) international longboarding professionals will put on a spectacle for Saint Lucian sport enthusiasts and youth, as a highlight of the National Day 2016 program. This activity is the newest initiative by US based philanthropists Taj and Angela Weekes’ through their foundation They Often Cry Outreach(TOCO). Longboarding is […]

Taken From St.LuciaTimes Castries, October 14, 2016; The 3rd round of spay/neuter clinics spearheaded by TOCO Foundation commence from Friday October 14th and will run for four days at the James Belgrave Court Marchand Grounds.   The aim of the campaign is contribute to reducing the population of stray dogs around the island, and to assist low […]

Taj Weekes: Love Herb & Reggae  Taken From Cidermag Review by John Powell “Let your voice be as loud as your silence,” Taj Weekes starts off his fifth album, Love Herb & Reggae (Jatta Records, 2016). With Adowa–the roots group that has been Taj’s backbone since the beginning–behind him, he scores with another set of finely-tuned tracks. […]