Ahoy there soul mates! If ocean cruising’s your thing then you might like to know that the mighty MAXWELL is hosting his own seven-day Caribbean cruise next May. Our man and his crew will set sail on Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas from Port Canaveral, Florida to St. Thomas, St. Maarten and the private island Cococay for a week of live music, dancing, dining and recreation which will feature a stellar line-up of soul, R&B and contemporary jazz artists.

Already confirmed to be on board to support Maxwell are Erykah Badu, Anthony Hamilton, Ledisi, Joe, Chrisette Michele, Robert Glasper, Eric Roberson, Norman Brown, Boney James, Brian Culbertson, Leela James, The Wailers, Marion Meadows, comedian DL Hughley, Stanley Jordan, Nick Colionne, Euge Groove, Jessy J, Warren Hill, Eric Darius, Harvey Mason and some fresh talent – Daley, Shy Girls, Elan Trotman, Derrick Hodge, Kenneth Whalum, Dominic Amato and Max V.

The Freedom Of The Seas boasts eight on-board venues for live music and stages range from a five-story theatre to mid-size nightclubs to an intimate piano bar and you can find out more about this extraordinary cruise @