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The Original Trustafarian: Chris Blackwell

Edward Helmore, Sunday Telegraph, 8 May 2012

IT'S CLOSE TO MIDNIGHT, a sickle moon hangs low over the Caribbean Sea in the direction of Cuba, and Grace Jones is making her way across a small suspension bridge that connects the mainland of Jamaica to an island that forms the greater part of Chris Blackwell's GoldenEye resort. The star, one of the most enduring acts signed to Blackwell's Island Records, has been celebrating Rafael Nadal's quarter final victory in the Miami Open and has taken up position midway across the span like a tipsy yeoman from planet fashion.

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