GRiZ Shares Soulful New Track ‘Before I Go’ Featuring Pianist Leo Napier [Listen]

first_imgElectrofunk phenom GRiZ continues to turn heads with his energetic blend of saxophone and production, and today he’s returned with a brand new track. The new offering sees GRiZ partner with soul singer and pianist Leo Napier, who wrote the new original tune “Before I Go.” Though the song deals with the heavy subject of addiction, its an infectious groove that showcases the stripped down style of Napier with the hyped-up energy that only GRiZ can bring to the table.GRiZ describes the track in his social media post, saying: “This song is about addiction and letting go. Leo did an amazing job writing and I’m happy I was able to bring this to life. It really hits home to me. I hope you enjoy it as much as it has helped me.”Listen to the new jam below.last_img read more

Eagles Jr. High Soccer Team Falls To Panthers

first_imgThe Eagles traveled to Jennings County for a Jr. High Soccer game. The Panthers won 1-0.Scoring for the Eagles.  Kobe Darnold 3 shots; Jordan Meyer 4 shots; Justin Swinney 1 shot; Morgan Sutton 1 shot; Blake Fiess 1 stop; Ryan Wilson 1 stop; Cameron Grable 1 stop; and Conner Toops 3 saves.Courtesy of Eagles Coach Larry Hammond.last_img

Jamaican Embassy in Washington Monitoring Flood Disaster in Houston Texas

first_imgNo notification of death, serious injury Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States in Washington, D.C., Audrey P. Marks, says that “to date, we have received no notification of death or serious injury of any Jamaican national resulting from this disaster.”She noted that with the tremendous outpouring of support and assistance from the Jamaican Diaspora, including individuals and Jamaican associations (notably the Jamaican Association of Houston), the Consul General in Miami and the Honorary Consuls in Texas have been working tirelessly to respond to the needs of affected Diaspora members, as well as the many others who have been displaced.Heartened by overwhelming support “I am truly heartened by the overwhelming offer of support received from other members of our Diaspora across the United States. This includes feedback concerning available shelters and the efforts underway to collect and distribute relief supplies to those impacted,” says Ambassador Marks.“We have also received information that where possible, cash donations would be preferred at this time, ” Ambassador Marks noted.She added that the Embassy has been coordinating with the Consul-General Franz Hall in Miami to put together an up-to-date list of shelters and contact information, which will be disseminated shortly.Hurricane Harvey is the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in 50 years. When it made landfall last Friday Harvey brought record rainfall, which caused unprecedented flooding and extensive damage to property and infrastructure. The hurricane drove thousands from their homes and as many as 30 deaths have been reported. In the wake of the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Harvey in Houston and surrounding cities in the State of Texas, United States, Jamaica’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, through its Embassy in Washington, D.C., is actively monitoring the situation.Jamaican Honorary Consul in TexasThe Embassy is closely liaising with the Jamaican Honorary Consul in Texas, Omari Fullerton, with a view to reaching out to the victims of the disaster, especially to affected Jamaican diaspora members.last_img read more

‘F— Drew Brees’: New Orleans marchers respond to Saints QB

first_imgPro Football of Famer Ed Reed (born in Saint Rose) called a Brees a “chump” and a “punk” in an Instagram video. “I see Drew Brees is doing his part in keeping black folk down,” Reed opened. Don’t ask if I am mad #DrewBreesA post shared by Ed Reed (@20twentyer) on Jun 3, 2020 at 5:36pm PDTActor Wendell Pierce (born in New Orleans) wrote of the experiences of his father, who he said is a World War II vet just like Brees’ grandfathers. The main difference in his father’s service, Pierce said, was how he was treated when he returned stateside.To @DrewBrees :My 95yr old father fought in WWII at Saipan risking his life for the United States of America, a country that had little respect for himWhen he returned to New Orleans he was denied his right to vote, his right to live where he wanted & most of his civil rights…— Wendell Pierce (@WendellPierce) June 3, 2020Luke Johnson, who covers for the Saints for The Advocate and The Times-Picayune, wrote that as someone who served in Iraq as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps, he was not bothered by players taking a knee.”I’m simply asking you to hear this, from me, one service member among thousands: I love my country, and I love the flag that represents it, but my service was never for pieces of land or fabric. The four years I spent in the Marine Corps were given to protect the freedoms we enjoy in this country.Freedoms like protesting injustice, and by calling racism by its name when you see it. Nothing gets more American.” Drew Brees got an earful from teammates and other pro athletes, such as LeBron James, for what he said Wednesday about protests during the national anthem. Then people in New Orleans let him have it.Marchers at a rally to protest police brutality and racial inequality cursed out the longtime Saints quarterback and city icon as they moved down a city street. (WARNING: Obscene language in the below video.) Brief chat of “FUCK DREW BREES” at protest in New Orleans. Some context (from @Amie_Just): https://t.co/8dAqSqjpId pic.twitter.com/ha7KsAimBK— Bryn Stole (@brynstole) June 4, 2020Brees said in an interview with Yahoo Finance that kneeling for the anthem, which former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick started in 2016, is disrespectful to the American flag and those who served in the armed forces, such as Brees’ grandfathers.RIVERA: Brees still doesn’t understand point of protestingSeveral current and former Saints players, including Alvin Kamara, Michael Thomas and Malcolm Jenkins, posted their strong disagreement on Twitter. Mark Ingram and Marques Colston also weighed in.More backlash came from two high-profile New Orleans/Louisiana people. View this post on Instagramlast_img read more

Hilarious meme emerges trolling Ryan Giggs after Gareth Bale poses with ‘Wales, Golf, Madrid’…

first_imgImage Courtesy: AFPAdvertisement epNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs8kha0Wingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Ee9ff( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) x9puWould you ever consider trying this?😱qti1Can your students do this? 🌚9t4Roller skating! Powered by Firework ‘Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order’ is the caption that has landed Real Madrid and Welsh natioanl team star Gareth Bale in troubling situations. Qualifying for Euro 2020 but a target for the Spanish media and club supporters, the 30 year old is on a rollercoaster ride. Meanwhile, the internet hasn’t stopped, and the head coach Ryan Giggs is the target regarding his career and scandal with his brother’s wife.Advertisement Image Courtesy: AFPAn edited picture of the veteran United midfielder has gone viral, where Giggs is seen holding the national flag of Wales, with the caption: ‘Man Utd, Brother’s Wife, Wales. In that order.’Check out the meme below-Advertisement The meme indicates the 45 year old’s undying loyalty for the club, even more so than his time with the national side, and in between the famous misconduct regarding his brother Rhodri Giggs’s wife Natasha Lever.Advertisement The two were seperated in 2013 after a 10 year long affair with the former United captain.Giggs, who spent his whole senior career at Old Trafford, has earned 64 caps for the Welsh national team, and also played for the England under-16 and the Great Britain Olympic football team at the 2012 Summer Olympics.However, Giggs and his team now have secured their entry into Euro 2020 after last night’s 2-0 win over Hungarym, thanks to a brace from Juventus star Aaron Ramsey. Advertisementlast_img read more