Sunday Feb. 12th saw a host of famous faces (and bodies) at the 5th annual GRAMMY Awards which was held at the Staples Center in LA. Many of those famous folks have roots in our wonderful Region which births sooooo many talented people. So here they are folks. Peep the Caribbean Celebs on the GRAMMY red carpet:
Riri’s back! Literally. Bajan pop star Rihanna showed some skin in this black Armani dress at this year’s event. The artist returned to the US after an extensive European tour and Hawaii vacation. She is supposedly recording in LA right now.
She also brought along her dad Ronald and her brother Rajad. Well, well Rajad wanted time to socialize…GRAMMYs is a good look. Go Rihanna, you def scored some big sister points last night!
There was another Bajan in the house. wheiz de scene LL? The GRAMMY-winning rapper hosted the show and started things off with a prayer for Whitney Houston who passed the night before.
Haitian producer Jean Baptiste poses with Ryan Buendia and Michael McHenry his partners at Free School.
Trini massive is Nicki Minaj ready for ole mas or wah?
Look she even had a
prop pope to complete the Versace ensemble.
I know his foine, (right Ms. Paige?) but NY Giants Victor Cruz is very taken. He poses on the GRAMMY red carpet with his fiance Elaina Watley.
Corinne Bailey Rae came out a winner at last nights show. She represents for the island of St. Kitts.
Melanie Fiona represents for the Guyana massive at 54th GRAMMY awards. She won her first GRAMMY on Sunday night!
Jah know, each time the camera panned to Bruno Mars (Puerto Rico) I kept thinking Willy Wonka. LOL.
Producing duo Verse Simmonds and Shama Joseph of the Jugganauts. Repping for the USVI!!! (okay and Puerto Rico were Vese was born and Haiti where Shams roots are from Sak Pase!)
Alicia Keys and her hubby Swizz Beatz are repping for Jamaica and Puerto Rico respectively. I am loving her shoes. Werk!
Speaking of Jamaica, nuff Yardies did dehdeh….Check em out:
X Factor USA coach and producer Claude Kelly
BET boss lady Debra Lee and daughter Ava look quite refreshing.
Google music artist Bussa Buss (Busta Rhymes) is blinging
British Hype a hype up di place… ah joke
Sopia Grace and Rosie are as British as bad teeth but I just had to include them cause they’re so cute. *goes fishing for Caribbean connection* … plus they’re wearing Nicki Minaj’s favorite color!!!
K, guys enjoy the gallery below: