Monthly Archives: "July 2012"

Barbadian artist Nyron debuts his music globally with his EP available worldwide today, July 31, 2012. Determined to give the masses a sample of his sounds, the EP contains three tracks spanning three genres, and distributed digitally by FOX FUSE. A Barbadian breeding led to a diverse musical portfolio for this budding artist, who harbors strong backgrounds in the R&B, pop and soca genres. With the goal of giving fans a solid introduction to his versatility, each song on the EP explores a different genre, and presents an artist withoutRead More

Posted On July 31, 2012By ArmiIn News

SOCA MONARCH

New York City is poised for an electrifying World Soca Monarch during the week of Brooklyn’s Carnival. Many soca artistes across the Caribbean have expressed eagerness. The two-night event will be held at Tropical Paradise Ballroom, Brooklyn, on Tuesday, August 28 (semifinals night) and Thursday, August 30 (finals). The competition is produced by EVERYBODY’S “Caribbean” Magazine. EVERYBODY’S has staged four previous World Monarch contests: Chalkdust won the EVERYBODY’S World Calypso Monarch on two occasions and Ronnie McIntosh and Edwin Yearwood won the EVERYBODY’S World Soca Monarch title. Jason Benn, aRead More
Fay-Ann Lyons-Alvarez says the only thing that could possibly make the House of Marley concert any more amazing would be the appearance of Bob Marley himself on stage at the Hasely Crawford Stadium on August 30. Lyons-Alvarez, her husband Bunji Garlin and her father, living legend, Super Blue will perform at the anticipated concert event alongside the likes of Damian Junior Gong Marley, Kymani Marley, Stephen Marley and Julian Marley. “ This is history in the making. It’s phenomenal to actually be able to share the stage with the sonsRead More
On Sunday Aug 19th, Dubshot Records in collaboration with Chris Blackwell Rum and Midtown 1015 will host the official after party for Central Park ‘s Summer Stage concert with headlining act Inner Circle and special guests Rootz Underground, Iris Ation featuring Rhatid Sound and Prince Polo. The night will feature live performances, an exclusive listening session, artist meet-and-greet, promotional giveaways and very special guests. The third annual DubShot summer reggae party has hit the rooftops this year at Midtown 1015 (53rd st & 2nd ave). The Summer Stage afterparty willRead More
On September 22, 2012, Caribbean Carnival comes to Southwest Florida as King Leo Promotions, in association with Hotel Indigo, presents their 5th Annual Riddim Runway Festival, carnival style. The streets of downtown Fort Myers will be filled with carnival costumed-paraders and end with a benefit concert featuring international reggae and soca artists. Riddim Runway is a fusion of live Caribbean music and fashion, and was created by King Leo Promotions as a way of giving back/giving thanks by providing support to local charities. Each year, profits from Riddim Runway areRead More

Posted On July 30, 2012By ArmiIn News

BUSHMAN POURS PASSION INTO NEW SINGLE

Somewhere out there is a reggae singer who is singing songs that address the human condition — socially, economically and spiritually. Bushman is one such singer. In his latest single, Somewhere, which he describes as “a song of lament infused with abundant hope”, Bushman comes at you with the passion and strength for which he is known, especially when addressing serious issues, According to Bushman, Somewhere was inspired by his love for all things African and also the current state of the global economy. The steady, rhythmic pattern of theRead More
Carnival is to the Caribbean as fish are to the sea – one simply cannot exist without the other. In Martinique, the analogy is taken one step further when sports and sea are brought together for a celebration unlike any other, the famed Yawl Boat Race (Tour des Yoles Rondes). A yearly highlight of the Martinican social calendar, the Yawl Boat Race will be contested this year between July 29 and August 5, literally encircling the Isle of Flowers with a boundless spirit of joy, replete with pulsating rhythms, prodigiousRead More
Celebrate Jamaica’s 50th anniversary of independence with this day of Jamaican reggae music. To anyone who’s familiar with Inner Circle, the GRAMMY® winning band’s 20-year-plus history in reggae has had a long string of successes. Inner Circle’s special brand of pop-oriented Jamaican beats and energy-filled live performances have allowed the band to transcend the traditional reggae niche and enjoy widespread crossover appeal. From the launch of their first album in 1978 entitled, Everything Is Great, to the launch of the album, Bad Boys which became an international hit featuring theRead More
WWW.TROPICALFETE.COM MISS CARIBBEAN USA (PAULA LEAKE) JOIN MAVADO THE WORLD BIGGEST DJ AND ICON PROMOTOR/ARTIST (ARDIE CUBAN) IN HARTFORD CT SAT AUG 11TH AT JAMAICA/TRINIDAD 50TH CELEBRATIONS miss caribbean usa (Paula Leake) was first invited into conn on past fathers day for the big SHAGGY AND FRIENDS fathers day music festival by icon promotor and reggae artist Ardie Cuban,she went onstage in hartford conn for the first time the thosands of fans love her and could not get enough of her,so by public demand they requested her back this timeRead More

Posted On July 30, 2012By ArmiIn News

Sizzling Summer for Big Band Karma

There seems to be no slowing down for top Chutney-Soca outfit Karma. The band which celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2012 has had an action packed year thus far complete with a vigorous Carnival season, numerous tours and concert spectaculars. As the July/August period heats up, Karma will be blazing trails in various high profile appearances around the globe. Just recently, Karma moved a step closer in its quest to take the Chutney-Soca genre to mainstream audiences when they performed for visitors at North America’s beloved theme park, Six FlagsRead More