Monthly Archives: "April 2012"

22-year-old singer-songwriter Romain Virgo announces new U.S. tour dates and the release of his sophomore album The System, available May 8 on VP Records. Romain Virgo delivers a quality set of dynamic, conscious-themed roots and lover’s rock tales on The System. Each song flows seamlessly to the next and shimmers with the vocal delivery of one of Jamaica’s most captivating new voices. Romain teamed up with Jamaica’s top producers on the new album, including Shane Brown (who produced seven of the songs) as well as Donovan Germain and Viking Productions.Read More
“I’m Santana,” the movie starring Santana ( [13]), the biggest viral video sensation ever out of Trinidad (and the entire Caribbean for that matter), is in NYC week, at the Rerun Theater and Pulse 48 in Brooklyn and Maysles Cinema in Manhattan. I’m Santana: The Movie Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 9:00 PM – Friday, April 20, 2012 at 9:00 PM (ET) Brooklyn, NY Tuesday, April 17th, 9pm @ Re-Run Theater – Wednesday, April 18th, 6pm @ Re-Run Theater – Wednesday, April 18th, 7:45pm @ Re-Run Theater – Thursday,Read More
Due to the overwhelming success of The Phantom Vol. 1, Tad’s Record is pleased to announce that The Phantom Vol. 2 will hit digital outlets and retail stores on Tuesday, April 17th. For the second installment of this new series that focuses on emerging and/or re-emerging talent, Tad’s Record has chosen fast-rising star Popcaan and reenergized lyrical masters Assassin and Aidonia. In addition, I-Octane is back by popular demand on the new Phantom with brand new singles. Popcaan’s meteoric rise among Jamaica’s new crop of Dancehall deejays is underscored byRead More

Posted On April 13, 2012By ArmiIn News

New Album – Soca Gold 2012 – May 29

For 16 years, the annual award-winning Soca Gold series has been the ultimate soundtrack of soca music for Carnival seasons and 2012 is no different. Soca Gold 2012 will unleash the freshest anthems on May 29 on VP Records and feature the genre’s hottest artists – representing the islands of Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Jamaica and St Vincent. This top-selling series, which won “Best Soca Compilation” for the past 5 years in a row at the Soca Music Awards, includes the monster hit “Jab (No Pain)” from 3-time Soca MonarchRead More
Freddie Jackson is on his way to Trinidad. The international artiste who will be accompanied by three very big names in music, will serenade locals on April 28 at the Queen’s Park Savannah for a concert dubbed, Men of Soul and A Master. Jackson is renowned. He is dubbed one of the biggest stars of the latter part of the 80’s, having dominated the R&B charts, seemingly at will according to All Music Guide’s, Steve Huey. When he hits the stage alongside Peabo Bryson, James Ingram and Jeffery Osborne laterRead More
What does a veteran dancehall diva and a rising star, have in common? Well for one, a new single titled “Come Ova” produced by Dameon Gayle of Warrior Musick Productions. Delus and Patra teamed up on the dancehall track that is sure to be a club hit. The mature lyrics and Gayle’s signature hard hitting riddim will undoubtedly appeal to fans, DJs and fellow artists. Gayle, who is also responsible for the production of Delus’ mega hit, “What Tomorrow May Bring,” remarks “It was a wonderful experience for me workingRead More
Looking at Reggae Songstress Phillye (pronounced Philly), many would not suspect the beautiful gem hidden inside, but to hear the Reggae Songstress, listeners become blessed with a voice that is soothing, poetic and full of charm! Hailing from Willow Grove just outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Phillye grew up in a home filled with music. Her Mother, a Jazz singer and her Father a guitarist, Phillye’s path in music was set, reinforced by Jam Sessions which were regular events in her home. Adding to her home nurturing, the church became theRead More

Posted On April 12, 2012By ArmiIn News

Yanique Designs Her Way

Host of Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall the Curvaceous diva Yanique recently showed that hosting is not her only talent as she also has an eye for fashion. Over the past few weeks fans Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall might have noticed that Yanique was wearing her own design. This came about after the show’s executive producer Mark Kenny realized Yanique’s eye for fashion while she was doing the audition shows earlier this year. “I have always has a knack for fashion and always loved dressing up andRead More
Bob Marley’s universal appeal, impact on music history and role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. MARLEY is the definitive life story of the musician, revolutionary, and legend, from his early days to his rise to international superstardom. Made with the support of the Marley family, the film features rare footage, incredible performances and revelatory interviews with the people that knew him best. From Academy Award-winning director Kevin Macdonald (One Day In September, The Last King of Scotland, A Day in the Life) comes theRead More

Posted On April 11, 2012By ArmiIn News

JaSoul makes their marks and releases new video

Its Jamaica’s 50th year of independence and Jamaican Soul more popularly known as JaSoul a group based in Montego Bay is determined to make their mark this year as their country celebrates its independence milestone. Re-capping last year, the group made appearances performing for international and local guest at several hotels including Jazz In The Garden which featured international acts. Their song “Breathe” made number 1 on the Netherlands based and has been climbing international charts with constant request. Since 2012 the Compilation which features their song ‘breathe’ producedRead More