Monthly Archives: "June 2012"

Large Up…. Inner Circle is back with new music and new tour dates for the Summer of 2012! Last month Inner Circle shot the video for the first single “This Is Reggae Music” off of The Reggae Wave project featuring The Reggae Wave bands, check out the video below. The momentum of Inner Circle’s reggae remix of “Young, Wild & Free” is picking up and now has over 300,000+ views. An alternate version featuring Peter Morgan has been recorded and is in heavy rotation in Hawaii on Island 98.5 (ShoutRead More
Even with numerous achievements and Caribbean music accolades under her belt and after having earned the respect and approval of her industry counterparts including Soca King Machel Montano, Nisha Bissambhar continues to strive for further creative excellence in 2012. This year will see new developments and evolution in the Chutney-Soca Princess’ career and unique entertainment brand. From her formative years as a little girl watching her late father singing on stage to her present period of headlining shows in cities such as Barcelona, Holland, Toronto, New York and Orlando (manyRead More
On Sunday, July 8th, Foreign Bass Entertainment presents the 1st Annual Caribbean Beach Fest themed MACHEL ON the BEACH (M.O.B). Live at the renowned Nikon at Jones Beach Theater (100 Ocean Parkway Wantagh, NY), M.O.B. highlights Trinidad & Tobago’s reigning, three-time winning, 2012 Road March, Groovy Soca and Power Soca Monarch, Machel Montano (Mr. Fete, In Charge, Vybez Cyah Done) celebrating his 30 year anniversary, Groovy Soca sensation Kerwin Du Bois (Bacchanalist, Runaway) Grammy-nominated, Jamaican Dancehall artist Baby Cham (Wine, Back Way, Tun Up), Soca artist Patrice Roberts (Slow Wine,Read More
Fast rising dancehall artist Zebidee has dropped a follow up single to his hit song “see it deh” which was released towards the end of last year. The artist who hails from the parish of St. Elizabeth has enjoyed a fair amount of success after getting heavy radio and video rotation for “see it deh”. The song tells the story of Zebidee being captivated by a young lady who moves in a seductive manner that appeals to him. In the follow up single, “hook me”, Zebidee expands on the storyRead More
ONE UMBRELLA CEO CUBAN JOINS THE CARIBBEAN NATION TOGETHER WITH MUSIC IN CONN,2012 DEEM TO BE THE BIGGEST AS HE PUTS TOGETHER THE BIGGEST NAMES IN CARIBBEAN MUSIC FOR THIS YEAR JAMAICA AND TRINIDAD (50TH) WHICH WILL BE THE BIGGEST WEST INDIAN CELEBRATION YET STARTING OFF RIGHT AFTER THE PARADE GOES INTO THE BUSHNELL PARK –CUBAN WILL PERFORM ALONG WITH INT SINGJAY—KHAGO—NOOKIEMAN AND MANY MORE ON AUGUST 11TH ALL FOR FREE FREE TO THE PUBLIC THEN AT 7.00 PM ALL ENTERTAINEMENT SHIFT TO—-MAVADO,AND FRIENDS—CARIBBEAN MUSIC FESTIVAL—OUTDOORS AT THE–PASSION NITE CLUBRead More
Smile for the camera! Join new bandleaders, TWA Entertainment as they unveil PAPARAZZI CARNIVAL 2K13 during a red carpet affair on Sunday, July 8 at 6:00 – Queens Park Oval (Trinidad). It’s all about lights, camera, action, as TWA Entertainment presents the first ever Red Carpet Meets the Road, a premium all-inclusive, Hollywood style carnival concept, celebrating a new generation in MASquerade. With music by DJ Big Tunez (London UK), PAPARAZZI Inc., will unveil costumes constructed by notable designers Leasel Rovedas, Karlene Ballah, Heather Jones and others for Carnival 2013.Read More
The 10th Annual International Soca Awards in Hollywood, CA has been postponed The SAO Soca Awards Ltd. regrettably announces that the 10th Annual International Soca Awards which was scheduled to be held in Hollywood, CA on Friday June 29th, 2012 at the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City has been postponed. The new date will be announced in an upcoming press release and a press conference is scheduled for Thursday July 5th, 2012 at a venue to be announced giving reasons for the postponement and the new way forward. SAO Soca AwardsRead More
This year’s International Reggae and World Music Awards will honor and recognize Living Legends and Icons since the 1960s who consistently performing and working in the industry. Today we feature Ken Boothe, Copeland Forbes and Eric Donaldson. We also will honor Gyptian as IRAWMA- 2011 SOCIAL MEDIA ATTRACTION AWARD. Unfortnately, Gyptian won’t be present at the awards due to extended tour. Read below about their contributions to the music industry and the world. Ken Boothe, OD Recording artist Kenneth Booth was received Jamaica’s Order of Distinction an honor established thatRead More
The sweet sounds of Wayne Wonder will resonate throughout the summer season once again. The iconic singer releases his sizzling video “Caught Up” from Miami-based director Antwan Smith (Rick Ross, Trina, Maino, Cam’ron, Yo Gotti and Plies). This pop-fueled reggae anthem off Love Bug riddim is the first single from Wayne Wonder’s long-awaited album ‘My Way,’ set for release in late August on Singso Music. More details on album to be announced shortly. Check out the “Caught Up” video premiere on Okayplayer’s LargeUp: http://largeup.okayplayer.com/2012/06/24/largeup-premiere-wayne-wonders-caught-up-video/ Here is the official YouTube linkRead More
reggae sensation Gyptian performed to thousands of screaming fans at BBC Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend held in East London. Europe’s largest free music festival drew in an estimated crowd of 100,000 fans and featured acts including Jay-Z, Kanye West, MIA, Lana Del Rey, Jack White, Rihanna and NAS. Nigerian rapper Ice Prince also joined Gyptian on stage to perform his remix of “Magician.” Check out Gyptian’s explosive performance of “Hold You” on BBC 1xtra’s Stage: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wg4i_2ysDWI Two days prior to his performance, Gyptian debuted his latest single “Overtime,” off theRead More