Monthly Archives: "July 2012"

In the midst of Jamaica’s 50th anniversary of independence, HBO and Flow will host a private screening of the HBO Special, Where the Music is Always Alive: Jamaica Jazz & Blues 2012. The program, debuting in the Caribbean August 4th and throughout Latin America in September, showcases the most important musical event of the region, which this year includes legendary artists such as Celine Dion, Shaggy, Damian Marley, John Holt and Jully Black. (Photo: ) (Photo: ) (Photo: ) “We are thrilled to be sharing in thisRead More

Posted On July 26, 2012By ArmiIn News

RepJa Honors Jamaica 50

There is no denying that music, fashion and dance go hand in hand, it’s hard to think of one without the other and often the line is blurred as to which influences which the most. RepJa came on the scene with a groundbreaking clothing line that broke away from the traditional red, gold and green that one is expected to see when you “Rep” Jamaica. These young designers born and bred in Jamaica and now residing in the States represented what they knew best and drew from their every dayRead More
The Caribbean island of Montserrat is preparing to celebrate its 50th cultural festival from December 14, 2012 to January 2, 2013. Dubbed Montserrat Festival 50, this year will be a homecoming for many nationals now living around the world, who were forced to migrate after volcanic activity began in July 1995. “Our people abroad have said they are coming home in large numbers and we plan to make this festival not just memorable but one that will encourage them to return more often and to consider investing in our redevelopment,”Read More
Foundation reggae singer, George Nooks, has taken another classic and put his signature spin on it. The song, an original Bee Gees classic entitled In The Morning, was recorded on a rhythm of the same name produced by the New York-based DPhil Productions label. Commenting on the song Nooks said, “I’ve always enjoyed doing covers of great classics and Bees Gees happen to be a favourite group of mine.” So when his friend Phillip ‘Fatter One’ Thompson of DPhil linked him about doing a song on the rhythm, it justRead More
Burgeoning Music Producer and Recording Artist, Justin “Jus Bus” Nation is hot off the July 13th release of the much anticipated breakthrough single and music video “Blasting Away”. Only about a week since its release, the single has already garnered over 10, 000 hits on youtube. Jus Bus co-produced the cutting-edge single with Torsten Stenzel, the well known European chart-topping producer who now resides Antigua. Also featured on the single are hip-hop artist LogiQ Pryce and Drastic of the group Them Islandboyz (Kiss Me Girl Feat. Jah Cure). The AntiguanRead More
Bacchanalist Soundtrack for MTV Real World, St. Thomas. That’s right!! Kerwin Du Bois is not resting; straight out of the most successful year in his career thus far the Trinidad-born, Toronto-based artiste is still flying the Soca flag high. Music enthusiasts, Kerwin Du Bois supporters and Soca Junkies will all celebrate with Du Bois when they hear the hit single “Bacchanalist” playing on MTV Real World, St. Thomas. This year the series that is one of MTV’s most sought after reality shows headed to the beautiful island of St. Thomas.Read More
its not a mistake over in hartford conn get conn top female radio and concert host for their primetime morning show from 9.00 am to noon every saturday morning when she could be heard worldwide making her million of fans very happy and be part of her popular morning ride show,,busy radio ceo boston knows how to picks quality that last like sony glenda g takes radio in conn to a level where no other female could have done even when they try,she have that special love for theRead More
iSA 10 will be held at the Walt Whitman Theatre to commemorate Trinidad and Tobago’s 50th Independence The Walt Whitman Theatre at Brooklyn College in New York is the new venue for the 10th Annual International Soca Awards, which will be held on Friday August 31st, 2012. It is OFFICIAL! The date has been set, the venue booked, and artists have confirmed their attendance and participation on this commemorative event. On the day when Trinidad and Tobago’s 50th Independence is being celebrated, the Soca Awards Ltd. (SAO) is truly excitedRead More
“Unstoppable,” “ridonkulously thorough” and “awesome” are just a few words SPIN uses to describe VP Records upcoming box set OUT OF MANY, 50 YEARS OF REGGAE, set for release on July 31. Listen to Peetah Morgan & Hollie Cook “Independent Jamaica 2012” Mp3 premiere and read full story here TRACK LISTING Disc 1 1. Independent Jamaica – Lord Creator (1962) 2. Blow Roland Blow – Joanne Gordon/ Roland Alphonso (1963) 3. Malcolm X – The Skatalites (1964) 4. Mouth A Massy – Alton Ellis (1965) 5. Take It Easy –Read More
TJ Records latest musical project “Looking Glass” riddim is available for pre order on itunes. Not yet released and the buzz is already hot on the streets, the riddim distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital features some of the hottest chart topping dancehall/reggae artists such as Konshens, Popcaan and incarcerated “World Boss” Vybz Kartel. Konshens who is considered as one of the hottest artist on the scene has lend his voice with the single “Dem Gal Dem” on this scorching riddim. Since he stepped on the musical scene back in 2005,Read More