Monthly Archives: "March 2012"

Posted On March 26, 2012By ArmiIn News

Karma stands tall at "Clash of the Titans"

Trinidadian Chutney-Soca ensemble Karma reigned supreme over all other combatants at the well-attended all-star music event entitled “Clash of the Titans”. From all accounts the youthful and versatile Karma which is known for its original Chutney-Soca hits and its mastery of several music genres dominated the event held at the National Stadium in Guyana in front of a crowd of 50,000 eager Caribbean music fans. As in past performances in Guyana, the band received a Michael Jacksonesque response from the audience throughout its vivacious showing which began with lead singerRead More

Posted On March 23, 2012By ArmiIn News

A Reggae Tribute to Michael Jackson

Kashief Lindo A Reggae Tribute To Michael Jackson A Reggae Tribute To Michael Jackson is the new 18 track compilation album from Jamaican born and Miami raised Kashief Lindo. Singing some of Michael Jackson’s most popular and meaningful songs, Kashief wails his alto over original arrangements adapted to rhythms that cover the spectrum of Jamaican popular music. From ska beats to rock steady, reggae to dancehall flavors, he portrays MJ’s signature vocals. Starting with the first track, the popular sing-along, ‘Wanna Be Starting Something’ followed by ‘The Way You MakeRead More
The internationally acclaimed band stays true to the essence of their dynamic sound – capturing the true spirit of roots reggae while blending elements of jazz, funk, Latin and transcendental dub. This sophisticated selection of genre-bending sounds provides the perfect template for some of their most fiery militant and conscious lyrics to date. Hailing from California’s Bay Area, Groundation will unleash their new studio album, entitled ‘Building An Ark,’ on April 24, 2012 via Dub Rockers/VP. This 10-track set will be the first release off the new imprint Dub RockersRead More

Posted On March 23, 2012By ArmiIn News

MTV IGGY Hails I-Octane

It seems the indomitable reggae artist I-Octane has received yet another nod of approval. This time it comes from MTV IGGY, the branch of MTV, which is dedicated to bringing the hottest international sounds and exposing them to the US market through the MTV brand. I-Octane is no exception and he has performed on the station to rave reviews from both station execs and fans. Despite being known for his fiery hot lyrics and energetic stage performances, I-Octane’s set showed a more mature, soulful side of the artist. Drawing onRead More
Reggae legends, Third World, will travel 7000 miles to Cape Town, South Africa to headline in the leading South African event, Cape Town International Jazz Festival. The festival will take place March 30-31st at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Ten time Grammy nominated band will join platinum gold selling vocalist James Ingram, internationally renowned jazz saxophonist Dave Koz with special guest Patti Austin, six-time Grammy nominee and premiere jazz and jazz-fusion guitarist Mike Stern performing with accomplished drummer Dave Weckl, as well as South Africa’s own Virtual Jazz Reality.Read More
The Miss Teen Diva Pageant Committee and the reigning Miss Teen Diva Sherise Stapleton are inviting the general public to a Mix & Mingle where the 2012 Miss Teen Diva Contestants will be revealed. The Mix & Mingle is set for Friday, March 16, 2012 at the Bat Cave in Baughers Bay starting at 6:00pm. The Committee is asking everyone to come out and show their support for the new contestants. Entrance to the Mix & Mingle is free and the Bat Cave has a specially priced menu for theRead More
It is not often that an award-winning team of local actors are assembled on one stage, led by an award-winning director in a gripping local play by an award-winning local playwright. But that is what audiences can look forward to next weekend as the decorated cast of Theresa Awai’s “Coming Home” take the stage in the play’s Queen’s Hall premiere. Written by Cacique Award-winning actor and playwright Theresa Awai, “Coming Home” is a provocative, poignant, funny and ultimately heart-warming new work that tells the story of how one family’s decades’Read More
On the heels of news that Trinidad and Tobago music group Millionaire Family has struck quite an incredible deal with foreign record label, Millionaires Records and Millionaire Inc., there is now news that another young T&T artiste will be aligned to the US and Canada based music entity. A.C.M- an acronym that stands for Automatic Cash Machine is the newest artiste to be discovered out of Trinidad and Tobago- the newest artiste to be signed to Millionaires Records/ Millionaires Inc./CVR Entertainment Affairs Inc. Born in T&T, the 26- year- oldRead More

Posted On March 22, 2012By ArmiIn News

Sanjay's Debuts Intense Musical Collabs

SANJAY’S INTENSE MUSICAL COLLABS …Sanjay is setting up himself as one to watch for the rest of the year. Prolific song writer Sanjay has recently dropped two intense musical collaborations which have bolstered his image as one of the ‘baddess’ songwriters in the dancehall game today. The first track called Piece A Di Wine, released last month was produced by Conroy of Washroom Entertainment for Sanjay’s Portland Cottage Productions and features dancehall king pin Beenie Man. It has been described as a legitimate club banger. Since its release the songRead More
Reggae singer, song-writer Iley Dread, who now goes by the moniker Chardavid, has put out another single from his soon-to-be-released album, Unleashed. The Rastafarian crooner steps away from his traditional lovers rock groove with the song, Hail Rastafari. With an all-star cast featuring the legendary Sly Dunbar who created the riddim track and renowned bass player, Charles Sinclair as producer, Chardavid feels confident that this single will have intended impact. “It was wonderful to collaborate with Sly and Charles Sinclair on this project. Over the years I have done aRead More