FROM JA WITH LOVE: Miss Universe runner-up Yendi Phillipps plays ambassador with a smile and sexy style during her recent trip to Japan (the second home of reggae) as part of a promotional tour in support of Jamaica's Blue Mountain Coffee. The (very) model-thin beauty queen is also getting set to officially launch her self-titled foundation, and I'm still waiting to hear an update on her forthcoming self-help book.
UP CLOSE: Shaggy was spotted in the company of dancehall vixen Ishawna at the press conference and launch of R&B star Ne'Yo's Compound Island label at the Spanish Court Hotel Tuesday night.
IN THE MIX: Tuesday's launch for Ne-Yo's Compound Island label at the Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston brought out several dancehall roses, among them Tifa, Natalie Storm and Raine Seville.
CLUBBIN': The Fiction nightclub over at Marketplace, Constant Spring, remains a happening hotspot to see and be seen weekly by the social set, including folks like Michael Cuffe and producer Conroy Forte of Washroom Entertainment, who partied there recently.