KENEEA LINTON-GEORGE: The Designer as Maverick
Fashion designer; Host/exec producer, Mission Catwalk
STORM SAULTER: Look Local, Think Global
Filmmaker, Innovative Artist
Whether filming music video clips or feature-length productions like his award-winning Better Mus’ Come, Saulter brings a cool-edged, rebellious streak and a poignant worldview to his work that continues to leave viewers in awe.
KONSHENS: Building Dancehall Nation
Recording artist; President, SubKonshus Records
The high-riding hitmaker has been the one to watch since the release of such debuts smash hits as “Winner” and “Realest Song”, and now a full-grown leading man in the industry (with global appeal and a huge fanbase), he’s undoubtedly become the poster boy of his generation.
ALEX MORRISSEY: The Value of Teen-Boy Fixations
The optimum example of what can happen when youthful zeal is combined with enterprising smarts to create a mega-successful endeavour. In Morrissey’s case: the now four-year-old Jamaicansmusic.com, which continues to feed a music-obsessed world.
YOHAN BLAKE: Watching the Throne
2012 Olympic gold and silver-medallist
Sprinting’s young prince (and heir apparent) embodies a fearless drive and determination that has powered him all the way up to the Olympic podium, while never letting us forget (not even for nine seconds) that he’s a man destined for greatness.