Monthly Archives: "June 2012"

The summer of 2012 will be recorded in Jamaican history books as a significant moment in time for a number of reasons. The main reason being on August 6, 2012, Jamaica will celebrate its 50th year of independence from British Colonial Rule. Another reason is all eyes will be on London for the 30th anniversary of the Olympic Games, where Jamaica’s best athletes will defend their crowns as the reigning kings and queens of sprint. The culmination of these historic events, as well as ups and downs within his personalRead More

Posted On June 25, 2012By ArmiIn News

ALPHA/TRINI COLLABORATION

Wenhal Gerald known in the Soca arena as Alpha, Three Peat Power Soca Monarch, Two Time Groovy Soca Monarch and Road March King of 2004, has been expanding his horizons. For 2012 he comes out with a bang after collaborating with Trinidadian Producers and Writers – Precision Productions to release his latest single for the Carnival, a Power soca titled ‘D Wetter D Better’ on the Soufriere Riddim. This song was written by Patrick ‘Mista Vybe’ Gordon who has known the artiste going back quite a few years as theyRead More

Posted On June 25, 2012By ArmiIn News

Transitional summer for Karamanti

Having recently released the video for her single “don’t it” as well as being featured on the hit riddim driven project, zinc fence medley, Karamanti now has a jam packed summer schedule which includes domestic and international appearances. Karamanti who is in one hundred percent promotion mode has several radio, TV and printed media interviews lined up throughout the summer. She is also scheduled to appear on various festivals which include the Green 4 Life Eco-fest in St. Elizabeth happening on June 23, Jamcka Fest in Negril on July 1,Read More

Posted On June 25, 2012By ArmiIn News

Jag & Pre Dancehall Mix Volume 1

Jamaica’s disc jock and radio personality, DJ Dalvy, has teamed up with Maria Jackson Entertainment to release a series of mixes entitled “jag & pre”. DJ Dalvy who is the host of a weekend program on UFDV radio out of Kingston, Jamaica gives listeners an intense, high energy mix of all the latest dancehall music. Listen to snippets from mix here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3EH6-_evcc&feature=youtu.be About DJ Dalvy Dalvie Bryan more professionally known as DJ Dalvy started out as a promoter assisting emerging artists but eventually got into spinning music. In January ofRead More
Over the last month, Da’Ville has been feeding his fans’ appetite for good music; releasing his highly acclaimed Vitamin D mixtape late last month. The mixtape, hosted by DJ 4eign featured some of Da’Ville’s tracks from Krazy Love as well as he gave his legions of fans an ear-pleasing preview of what to expect on this compilation. Da’Ville’s European Tour (May-June 2012) Additionally, Da’Ville embarked on a wholly successful tour across Europe where he garnered nothing but Krazy Love in stops across Austria, Finland, Sweden, Switzerland, Belgium and Germany, whereRead More
Set for a premiere on Friday 29th June at the historic Palms Club in San Fernando, Tony Hall’s Lordstreet Theatre, the Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) and Arts-in-Action present MONSTER MARCH, in celebration of the OWTU’s 75th anniversary. Running 29th and 30th June, the play is written by the veteran actor, director, and playwright Tony Hall, along with brother Dennis ‘Sprangalang’ Hall and Errol Sitahal, with music by Andre Tanker and direction by Arts-in-Action’s Marvin George. The play explores the history of the OWTU, and features a stellar cast includingRead More

Posted On June 22, 2012By ArmiIn News

Transitional summer for Karamanti

Having recently released the video for her single “don’t it” as well as being featured on the hit riddim driven project, zinc fence medley, Karamanti now has a jam packed summer schedule which includes domestic and international appearances. Karamanti who is in one hundred percent promotion mode has several radio, TV and printed media interviews lined up throughout the summer. She is also scheduled to appear on various festivals which include the Green 4 Life Eco-fest in St. Elizabeth happening on June 23, Jamcka Fest in Negril on July 1,Read More
CEO Nackesha “Queenie” Doyley of MIA productions has announced that due to unforeseen circumstances the 2012 Music Industry Achievers Awards (MIA) will be rescheduled to July 11th 2012. The 2nd staging take place at the Mona Conference Center in Kingston, Jamaica. The red carpet and celebrity studded event will be hosted by Jade of zip 103fm & Sasha Bling of Fiwi Choice. The polls have now closed for the voting in 35 categories ranging from artist of the year to social media personality of the year. Performances by Tifa, IRead More
Jamaican artist Stein, formerly Einstein, takes on U.S. audiences this summer, and is achieving great success with a slew of current hit singles. With three of his new tracks gaining airplay on New York’s HOT97, participating in a Russell Simmons-lead school tour, releasing his first single under his own record label, and preparing his debut album, it is truly the summer of Stein. Emerging in 2007, Stein made a name in the dancehall game as a prolific lyricist, penning tunes that both entertained and provoked. He has also inked severalRead More
Acclaimed Paul Keens Douglas – beloved Caribbean storyteller/author/comedian – will be one of the special guests performing at Pan Fantasy Steelband’s “A Night of Fantasy Under the Stars” to be held on Saturday June 23rd, 2012. Venue: Downsview Park, 32 Carl Hall Road, Toronto; show starts at 7pm. Tickets include dinner: $25 (adv); $30 (door); group rates available for tables of 10. For more info contact: 416-525-2391; 416-567-9103; www.panfantasysteelband.com. “It is an honour for us to have Paul, a Caribbean cultural icon, perform at our anniversary concert,” says Wendy Jones,Read More