Monthly Archives: "March 2012"

Young Blood records presents Buju Banton and Beenie Man, distributed by giant 21st Hapilos Digital. You can’t think of Reggae and Dancehall without naming these 2 superstars. Grammy Award winner “Buju Banton” and self proclaimed King of Dancehall “Beenie Man” have set a template for most if not all upcoming and established artists. Their music are International and can be heard in all corners of the world. This 10 tracks compilations brings you some of their hottest hits like Buju Banton “Set Up The Mic” and Beenie Man “Eva Clean”.Read More
Described as a musical genre that arose out of the Black Experience in the United States, Soul music has infiltrated the airwaves from continent to continent over the past 60 years. In 2012, Soul music will strike hard in T&T as four of the world’s most notable soul men are heading to the island known best for Soca and Calypso rhythms with the aim of re-establishing the importance of showing love, feeling love and standing up for love. The concert affair, which is scheduled to take place at the Queen’sRead More

Posted On March 27, 2012By ArmiIn News

Keith Hudson & Ragga Ragga Ragga

Keith Hudson(1947-1984), the celebrated singer, songwriter and producer known as the “Dark Prince of Reggae,” will always be remembered for his classic 1978 album Rasta Communication. This seminal release was a departure from his previous popularized dub sound and solidified him as a true roots reggae musician. Recorded at Randy’s, Channel One & Chalk Farm with a final tweak from Prince Jammy at King Tubby’s STUDIO, the album featured a line-up or Jamaica’s finest musicians including Family Man & Carlton Barrett and Sly & Robbie. Greensleeves has completely remastered andRead More
Saturday Night saw the unveiling of the much talked about Gorilla Bash hosted by dancehall deejay Bramma at the Duhaney Park Community Centre in Kingston. The well attended event featured some of the biggest stars in entertainment including: Konshens, I-Octane, Kiprich, Chino, Laden, Stephen McGregor, Freddie McGregor, Ghost, producer Markus Myrie, Elephant Man among others. Despite having other professional commitments, resurgent deejay Ninja Kid also took time out to lend his support and made his presence felt on Saturday Night hitting the stage after Digicel Rising Star finalist Jermaine Michaels.Read More

Posted On March 27, 2012By ArmiIn News

New Ebo Taylor Track For Download

“Yaa Amponsah” is one of the oldest Highlife standards, with recordings dating back to the late 1920’s. With lyrics praising the beauty of a woman, the song has remained a popular in the repertoire of Ghanaian artists throughout the last century. It fits then that modern Highlife master Ebo Taylor chose to perform the song on his latest album, the deeply personal Appia Kwa Bridge. With two complementary plucked guitar lines, the song is one of the most restrained yet disarming tracks on the album. You can see a descriptionRead More
St. Eustatius-“Tiny, off-the- radar and rather unusual, the tiny island of Sint Eustatius (or ‘Statia’: population 3400) has been home to the Caribs, French, Dutch and British residents; in 1776, it became the first foreign ‘power’ to recognize the USA”. So says the article in the Lonely Planet written by Robert Reid on CNN.com. The article goes on to explain how Statia is also known for its diving, its history and historical sites, its nature, in particular the Quill, a once active volcano with great views from its crater. WeRead More

Posted On March 27, 2012By ArmiIn News

Africans Connecting with Karamanti

Africans Connecting with Karamanti Jamaican based, Reggae/Dancehall recording artist, Karamanti is enjoying success in a few African countries with songs that are being well received in their respective territories. For several months now, her song entitled “West Africa” has been somewhat of an anthem for certain communities in parts of West Africa. The song, which has received well over 15,000 you tube hits and counting, speaks of her love for, and connection with the people of West Africa. Recently, Karamanti was asked by Ghanaian based producer, and radio personality, StrikeRead More
Alliance Next Generation artist Calado continues to surge forward as one of dancehall’s and Bounty Killer’s brightest young protege. Since the start of 2012 he has been doing alot of recordings aiming to penetrate the hardcore dancehall fans, yet this maybe the right formula he has been looking for, as this video will surely amass a pouring in of love from the ‘streets’. The video is an underground video but will be available for the mainstream audience as he has already penned an edited version to be released soon. TheRead More
Trinidad and Tobago’s Orlando Octave has captured the attention of some key people in international entertainment, people who’s subsequent report on the young artiste to record executives, business moguls and superstar artistes overseas, could certainly take him to a new level in the game. A trip to Toronto on the weekend of March 16 saw Orlando complete both a commercial shoot for his soon to be released line of quality condoms- Play Wit It Condoms, and the video for his upcoming single, ‘Disconnected.’ Millionaires Records CEO, Richard Hope said theRead More

Posted On March 27, 2012By ArmiIn News

BLACK MATTIC DEBUTS NEW SINGLE "SUPERSTAR"

Jamaican dancehall pop artist Black Mattic debuts his new single, “Superstar,” the first track from his album upcoming album Diamond For Life Project, slated for a mid-2012 release. The single is available for sale on iTunes on March 27, 2012. Written by Black Mattic and released by his label, Official Hitz Entertainment, “Superstar” exemplifies the artist’s versatility in this pop dancehall fusion. It was produced by Yo Dash Productions and recorded at Official Hitz Studios in Queens, New York. “This track is a representation of my goals in the musicRead More