252 episodes

Carry On Friends has an unmistakable Caribbean-American essence. Hosted by the dynamic and engaging Kerry-Ann Reid-Brown, the podcast takes listeners on a global journey, deeply rooted in Caribbean culture. It serves as a melting pot of inspiring stories, light-hearted anecdotes, and stimulating perspectives that provoke thought and initiate conversations. The podcast invites guests who enrich the narrative with their unique experiences and insights into Caribbean culture and identity. With an array of topics covered - from lifestyle and wellness to travel, entertainment, career, and entrepreneurship - it encapsulates the diverse facets of the Caribbean American experience. Catering to an international audience, Carry On Friends effectively bridges cultural gaps, uniting listeners under a shared love and appreciation for Caribbean culture.

Carry On Friends: The Caribbean American Experience Carry On Friends

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 76 Ratings

Carry On Friends has an unmistakable Caribbean-American essence. Hosted by the dynamic and engaging Kerry-Ann Reid-Brown, the podcast takes listeners on a global journey, deeply rooted in Caribbean culture. It serves as a melting pot of inspiring stories, light-hearted anecdotes, and stimulating perspectives that provoke thought and initiate conversations. The podcast invites guests who enrich the narrative with their unique experiences and insights into Caribbean culture and identity. With an array of topics covered - from lifestyle and wellness to travel, entertainment, career, and entrepreneurship - it encapsulates the diverse facets of the Caribbean American experience. Catering to an international audience, Carry On Friends effectively bridges cultural gaps, uniting listeners under a shared love and appreciation for Caribbean culture.

    Backcourt: Transforming Caribbean Sports Tourism and Culture

    Backcourt: Transforming Caribbean Sports Tourism and Culture

    Send us a Text Message.In this episode I sit down with Darren, an athlete with rich Jamaican and Guyanese heritage, to explore his latest venture, Backcourt, which is set to transform Caribbean sports experiences. From the monumental Jamaica Boys and Girls Champs to the pulse-pounding cricket matches, Darren shares how Backcourt aims to offer the most authentic and electrifying sports tourism packages.Cricket fans, this one's for you! Discover how the T20 format, spearheaded by the Indian Pre...

    • 39 min
    Researching Jamaican Family History (Throwback)

    Researching Jamaican Family History (Throwback)

    Send us a Text Message.Can tracing your roots transform your understanding of family and self? In this episode I share my personal journey to uncover my Caribbean ancestry. Inspired by my fascination with history and guided by the methods seen in "Finding Your Roots," I delve into the complexities and joys of piecing together my family tree. From contacting Jamaican genealogical agencies to finding precious documents like my great-great-grandparents' marriage license from 1893, I share ...

    • 26 min
    Martine Powers: Creating 'The Empty Grave of Comrade Bishop'

    Martine Powers: Creating 'The Empty Grave of Comrade Bishop'

    Send us a Text Message.Embark on a remarkable journey through Caribbean history with us as we welcome Martine Powers, the senior host of the Washington Post Reports, as well as the host creator of the gripping series "The Empty Grave of Comrade Bishop." Martine's personal connection to the Caribbean, stemming from her Trinidadian heritage and family ties to Grenada, brings an intimate and profound perspective to the complex story of Maurice Bishop. Discover the intricate mysteries surrounding...

    • 37 min
    Jael Joseph: Championing Dominica's Music, Culture & Legacy

    Jael Joseph: Championing Dominica's Music, Culture & Legacy

    Send us a Text Message.From the nature island to the international stage, join us as we sit down with the multifaceted Jael Joseph from Dominica, whose journey is as rich as the music she champions. Our episode kicks off with tales from Jael's upbringing, her eclectic career trajectory, and her fierce advocacy for Dominican Culture, Music, Producers and Artists.We also discuss her film on the Kalinago people, the indigenous inhabitants of Dominica. Jael brings to the fore the challenges they ...

    • 49 min
    Unique by Nature: Lessons on Standing Out and Embracing Yourself

    Unique by Nature: Lessons on Standing Out and Embracing Yourself

    Send us a Text Message.Have you ever felt like a yellow tulip in a sea of pink, daring to stand out yet unsure if you should? Join me as I share my challenges of trying to fit in when I naturally stand out.This episode isn't just about me; it's about all of us who've navigated the complexities of fitting in and shining as our true selves. We'll explore the delicate dance between conformity and self-assertion. The conversation is an invitation to reflect on those times when you've dimmed your ...

    • 27 min
    Reflecting on Carry On Friends: The Journey, Community, and Gratitude

    Reflecting on Carry On Friends: The Journey, Community, and Gratitude

    Send us a Text Message.Carry On Friends has been a journey! As the host, I've sometimes felt the weight of creation on my shoulders, balancing life's incessant demands with crafting meaningful content for you, the listeners. In today's heartfelt reflection, I unwrap the struggles and triumphs of this journey. A pivotal conversation with Helena, better known as ThatNurseCanCook, shed new light on the beauty of every interaction, leading to a profound shift in how I view our community's connect...

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
76 Ratings

76 Ratings

Dominickki ,

Great Caribbean Content

Participating on the platform proved to be enlightening. In my view, Carry on Friends stands out as one of the most emblematic Caribbean Podcasts available.

Gemini-2 ,

Inspiring and relatable

From the onset of this podcast guests have so knowledge much to share. The host is great at getting the right questions out to feed the mind of a great and deep thinker. Great listen and lessons for professionals, entrepreneurs, and most of all Caribbean people, by birth, descent or admirers of the culture.

Avrelly ,

Love Love Love

I had to post to let you guys know how much I absolutely love your podcast! The most recent episode (160) was so informative for sure and I hope you have a part 2! There is so much I did not know and in these times especially it is so needed in our community! Thanks so much for sharing and keep them coming ! Many blessings to you !!! 🇯🇲Respect

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