July 30, 2017

Welcome To DownDiRoad.com

My name is Duane “Doofy” Phillips and I’m a Tourism & Hospitality professional from Kingston, Jamaica. I studied Hotel & Resort Management in University and currently I’m employed at one of the top hotels in Kingston. Over recent years it has been a hobby of mine to go exploring through Jamaica. Whether it’s going to a river in the country, or going to a new restaurant, I find that when it comes to tourism I always want to be in the know. There are so many hidden gems in Jamaica and the fact that I’m in this business, I make it my point of duty to familiarize myself with many…

July 25, 2017

@FatalicSounds Road Trip Summer ’17!

If I had to summarize Fatalic’s Road Trip Summer ’17 CD I’d narrow it down to two words; FEEL GOOD! As a former DJ & music aficionado my friends don’t only hit me up when they want to find out where to take cool IG pics, but they hit me up for new music like ALL THE TIME. I can admit I don’t listen to mixtapes much these days, but I always get excited when Fatalic drops new projects because their work is quality. Road Trip Summer 2017 is no different. It’s the perfect mix of several genres, smooth flowing, and as usual it’s super creative. I’ve known the guys…

July 19, 2017

Reggae Sumfest 2017!

At the start of 2017 I said to myself, “Self! You’re gonna live your best life! You’re gonna do new things and you’re gonna be happy.” Well we’re halfway through the year & I’m not there yet but baby Jesus knows I’ve been doing quite a good job. The 2017 staging of Reggae Sumfest was scheduled to be held at it’s longstanding venue Catherine Hall Estate from July 16-22 with the tagline “Our Music Our Festival.” I’ve never been to Reggae Sumfest before. In fact, I have a love hate relationship with concerts. Concerts are tricky business. It’s almost like a full shift at work except I pay my money…