Wednesday 2 December, 2020

5 Caribbean YouTube shows you should be watching

Photo: iStock

Photo: iStock

YouTube is fast rivalling cable television and streaming platforms as the place for must-see viewing. Younger generations, in particular, spend more time on YouTube watching all sorts of videos ranging from gaming videos to downright silly and funny stunts. In the Caribbean, content creators are not to be outdone, posting up everything from cooking shows to comedy skits. While there are some really popular Caribbean channels there are some others that have been flying under the radar that you need to check out. Here are some of our faves.

Yellow Cow TV

Soca star Nadia Batson and SASS bandmate, Miss Alysha, bring the laughs to their new talk show, Yellow Cow TV. Labelled as a show for people over 18, the women discuss all types of juicy relationship issues and hot topics of the day while sipping on their favourite beverages.  

 

Odyssey with Yendi

Former Miss Jamaica Universe Yendi Phillipps gets deep inside the life of some of Jamaica’s biggest stars on her inspirational and insightful talk show. Olympian Shelly Ann Fraser–Pryce, politician Lisa Hanna, Dancehall star Bounty Killer and Voice winner Tessanne Chin have sat in her garden for candid conversations with the beauty.

 

Drue Story with Ricardo Drue

Antiguan soca star Ricardo Drue has been spilling the beans on his career and journey as a soca star in this series. With commentary from friends and background footage, the singer gives us a frank look into his life, from fighting for acceptance in Antigua and Barbuda where he was born to surviving years without a hit song.

 

Tyreke Vlog

Reaction videos are all the rage but as far as Caribbean reactions go, Tyreke, a Jamaican vlogger, has one of the most entertaining channels. Tyreke, the 'Reaction Boss' gives the most animated expressions to songs from all over the Caribbean especially if the videos have nice girls in them.

 

Meet the Mitchells

Jamaican couple Wayne and Tami Mitchell welcome the world into their family on this fun reality show. From baby's first steps to shopping trips, this family of five gives us insight into the life of a Jamaican family. 

 

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