The Style Issue, September 7, 2023

The Caribbean Music Awards premiered at Brooklyn's Kings Theatre a week ago, attracting a full audience eager to witness top Caribbean musicians perform and receive awards in various categories.

Organised by the Caribbean Elite Group, this event aims to celebrate and recognise individuals within the Caribbean diaspora annually who have made notable contributions in music, entertainment, humanitarian work, sports, and more.

Hosted by Wyclef Jean, the inaugual event featured performances by Rock-born dancehall powerhouses like Jada Kingdom and Dexta Daps. And of course, whilst the performances on the stage were blazing, the "lewks" on the red carpet brought heat of their own.

Page 2 The Style Issue has pulled a few faves.

<strong id="strong-2cc31788884c99dd33ae3ddae282ff50">Run Wid It</strong> - Grenadian soca artiste Mr Killa exuded debonair style on the carpet. (Photo: Courtesy of Aceion Cunningham)
<strong id="strong-eea5341fa48554d446c4e775a2f56566">'Blue' It Out Of The Park</strong> - Grammy-nominated artiste Grace "Spice" Hamilton put a shimmery spin on her trademark blue. (Photo: Courtesy of Aceion Cunningham)
<strong id="strong-8b4bf06f10b39b89b10693cb9b87129d">Black 2 Basics</strong> - Dancehall artiste Cham took a full-black ensemble to the red carpet. (Photo: Courtesy of Aceion Cunningham)
<strong id="strong-6dc1a642f90eaa46a85211e89d3b609a">Sweet &amp; Loco</strong> - Trinidadian soca artiste Nailah Blackman was regal in a red gown from Kooti's Couture. (Photo: Courtesy of Aceion Cunningham)
<strong id="strong-9c8ace7b6725e6955e3479cb7f013a04">In This Together</strong> - Reggae artiste Romain Virgo who performed as part of the tribute to Beres Hammond, was calm and collected in blue. (Photo: Courtesy of Aceion Cunningham)
<strong id="strong-6db2747d82b8271df61910d094648d81">New Vibe</strong> - Trinidadian soca artiste Anika Berry turned heads in a look from Kylie Rose Fashion. (Photo: Courtesy of Aceion Cunningham)
<strong id="strong-3cfd8aaa1cbba98464d1cb57087781dd">Twinkle Time!</strong> - Dancehall artiste Jada Kingdom stunned in a custom-made Theophilio gown by Jamaican designer Edvin Thompson. (Photo: Courtesy of Aceion Cunningham)
<strong id="strong-d271f9d8239c78af6e2e8096ba152f1b">Slitting Image</strong> - Jamaican-American artiste Tosh Alexander went for a bedazzled sheer 'fit. (Photo: Courtesy of Aceion Cunningham)

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