Monthly Archives: "February 2012"

This weekend the Jamaican trio of Blak Ryno, Ninja Kid and ZJ Wah Wa will invade the shores of St. Lucia for their 33rd independence celebrations slated for Saturday, February 25th at Samaans Park in the capital. Hosted by Quality Entertainment, the concert dubbed the Best of Both Worlds will feature the three as headliners alongside some of the island’s top acts including: Ricky T, Sir Lancealot, TJ, Pringles and TJ Project with musical offering courtesy of local radio jocks; DJ Iwa, Selector Twis, Levi Chin with a special guestRead More

Posted On February 23, 2012By altonIn News

Iley Dread takes on a new name — Chardavid

Rastafarian reggae singer, Colin Levy, aka Iley Dred, takes this opportunity to officially introduce his new stage name CHARDAVID . The singer explained that a name change has become necessary owing to challenges relating to the securing his publishing. He has described the situation as “a nightmare”. “The company which used to handle my publishing was sold a few years ago, however, the new owners say they did not buy out the publishing aspect of the business, but the former company no longer exists,” Iley Dread/Chardavid said. With his publishingRead More

Posted On February 23, 2012By altonIn Music Reviews, News

Powerful Sound Taking Over Jamaican Airways

Warren Whyte, more popularly known as Turban X have been getting steady radio rotation in Jamaica with his latest single entitled “Jah Love”. The song, which he not only sang on but also produced, talks about the oppression of poor people and the power of God’s love. Turban X, who hails from the parish of St. Andrew, grew up as one of ten children. With such a large family, the struggles of life were eminent, but the only thing that had kept him going was the sweet sound of reggaeRead More
The following is the list of top positions in the Digicel Power International Soca Monarch 1. Machel Montano 2. Neil Iwer George 3. Destra Garcia 4. Blaxx, Prophet Benjamin (tie) … The following is the list of top positions in the Play Whe Groovy Soca Monarch 1. Machel Montano 2. Kerwin Du Bois 3. Benjai 4. Nadia Batson 5. Kees DieffenthallerRead More

Posted On February 15, 2012By altonIn News

D'Angel To Launch New Event & Novel This Month

JAMAICA : Currently donning the titles; entrepreneur, mother and recording artiste, multifaceted entertainer D’Angel will later this month append two additional credits to her name that of: author and promoter. The prominent Dancehall diva, whose given name is Michelle Downer, is set to unveil her authorial debut ‘Love Triangle’ on February 29th a book dubbed “the most controversial dancehall novel.” The novel gives an in-depth perspective into the life of a young lady, two guys and a lot of relationship drama. But it’s not the threesome many may be expecting.Read More
Nicki Minaj performs BlackOut-produced single “Roman Holiday” at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, February 12, 2012. © Getty Images Minaj’s performance has raised brows worldwide and furor within the Catholic community, as she pulled from religious symbolisms to exploit the exorcism of her favorite alter ego Roman Zolanski, on whom the song is based. Her Hype Williams’ directed Grammy performance saw her using a pope as a prop, wearing a nun’s habit-like outfit, and culminated in spectacular fashion as she levitated above the stage, and over a stunned audience. “TheRead More
The OFFICIAL Video for Inner Circle’s Reggae Remix of YOUNG WILD & FREE. Watch for the cameos of Flo Rida and Tony Matterhorn. Respect to Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg and Bruno MarsRead More
Maxi Priest has touched down in T&T. The Jamaican reggae crooner who teamed up with Soca artiste, Shurwayne Winchester in 2009 for the hit single, Make It Yours is here for Shurwayne Winchester’s concert for the ladies at the National Academy for the Performing Arts in Port-of-Spain this coming Wednesday. The show, which was originally scheduled for January 28, was re-scheduled as a result of a few technical issues that had to be ironed out however with all systems set for show night, Shurwayne says nothing will stand in theRead More
Trinidad. February 2012——The reigning Chutney Soca Monarch will perform live at the Hilton poolside this coming Saturday- Carnival Saturday, in Trinidad and Tobago. K.I’s big win at the Chutney Soca Monarch competition last weekend makes attending the Hilton poolside soiree a must for those who truly bask in the all round enjoyment of Carnival. In 2011, the Hilton Hotel saw a tremendous show of support for this event, which catered to every possible yearning that carnival fetters may have had. From the most delicious cuisine, to the best in liveRead More