Monthly Archives: "July 2012"

Jamaican artist Stein expands his dancehall repertoire with his hit lover’s rock single, “Long Distance Relationship,” featuring dancehall princess Tiana. The single is released on his own record label, New Planet Records, and is now available digitally worldwide via all major digital retailers, with global distribution from FOX FUSE. “Long Distance Relationship” captures the essence of Stein’s romantic side, a facet of the artist rarely seen by dancehall fans, but one that speaks to his versatility as a lyricist and performer. The track is also based on reality. “My girlfriendRead More
The 2nd staging of the Music Industry Awards will be taking place tomorrow July 11th, 2012 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. 35 individuals chosen by the public in their respective fields will win awards and receive gifts from corporate sponsor Rumfire. 7 Honors will also be bestowed for various achievements. The event will be see performances by Tifa, I Octane, Spice, Flexx, Stacious, Teflon, Raine Seville,Read More
Essence Magazine called her “a young Kelly Rowland” and superstar artist and producer Pharrell Williams gave her latest hit song “What U Think About Me” a thumbs up while overheard playing at the Essence Music Festival empowerment seminar. These past few weeks have been a whirlwind for Nefatari, not only did she perform in New York at the “Groovin In The Park” headlined by legendary Gladys Knight but she made her debut on the stage of the largest event celebrating African-American culture and music in the United States “The EssenceRead More

Posted On July 9, 2012By ArmiIn News

Fashion & Bikinis at BAM!

JRG Entertainment, presents the 7th Annual Bikini Under The Bridge runway fashion show. The distinguished event will be held on Sunday July 8th 2012 in BAM Parking Lot Downtown Brooklyn, and will showcase the endowed collections of notable designers in the industry. “This is a chance for them to present their swimwear lines to retailers, the media and the public, giving them exposure that they may not receive otherwise,” says JR Giddings, Creative Director and Founder of “Bikini Under The Bridge”. He is also the person responsible for producing thisRead More
“MUSIC MONDAY” AT ETA 7 PM MONDAY, JULY 9 Featuring DARLENE “Diva D”FULLERTON and TRACEY SMITH, two powerhouse soulful singing ladies It’s that time again — the 2nd Monday of the month — time for “Music Monday.” It can’t get any hotter than July unless you’re talking about musical heat and these two sisters will be heating things up in the cool interior of eta’s intimate gallery space. Get out of the heat and come spend Monday night with us. Hosted by Emmy-winning vocalist Joan Collaso and WVON Radio personalityRead More
Over the years, many children’s and school choirs have guested at Marionettes concerts. In 1995, the Youth Chorale was formed to give young performers ages 12–26 a serious musical outlet. Seventeen years later, the Marionettes now introduce their new Children’s Choir: 50-odd talented youngsters, among them Music Festival, Panorama and Junior Calypso Monarch winners. They make their first public appearance with their adult and Youth Chorale family this Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th July in “A Gift to the Nation II” at Queen’s Hall. Twenty-five years after the Marionettes’ firstRead More
It’s been five long years snce reggae singer, Junior Kelly last performed in Brooklyn, NY, and, as expected, anticipation is running high for the return of this conscious, Rastafarian powerhouse. Kelly himself is especially pleased to rejoin his fans in a celebration that wil be unrivalled, and which is scheduled to take place at the popular Rose Garden in Brooklyn on Sunday, July 8, 2012. “This day has been long in coming, but nothing happens before the right time. New York is like my second home because of the loveRead More

Posted On July 6, 2012By ArmiIn News

Piton Carnival Queen Contestant

The last time a Carnival Queen Contestant brought home the crown for Piton Beer, the official beer and sponsor of Saint Lucia’s Carnival, was in 2005when Joy Ann Biscette won the title. Now, seven years later, Sherwinner Eleuthere, Miss Piton at this year’s carnival queen pageant is confident that she can once again make the award winning Saint Lucian beer proud. The National carnival queen pageant takes place Saturday July 7 at the National Cultural Centre, in Castries and Sherwinner is one of the seven contestants. On Monday, July 2,Read More
Scorching mid-summer temperatures in the tri-state didn’t take anything away from the resounding success of the inaugural ‘Groovin In The Park’ concert last Sunday, at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York. The sizzling one day extravaganza which paid tribute to the independence of three nations – the United States, celebrating its 236th as well as Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago who are both celebrating 50 years of independence was highlighted with solid production and stellar performances, topped by the king of lovers rock reggae Beres Hammond and Jimmy CliffRead More
One of the most celebrated and traveled DJ’s from Montreal is DJ Poirier! Specializing in crowd grooving remixes, this bass tumping addict combines Dancehall with Soca and Electronica to give fans hours of non-stop sir horn excitement! Always moving, Poirier has been invited to virtually every continent. Poirier on the bill equals a sure fire jam. No surprise that he’s shared the stage with Modeselektor, Diplo, Kode9, Amon Tobin and Toddla T, as well as taken Fabric London, Australia’s Big Day Out, SXSW, the Montreux (Montreal) Jazz Festival, Barcelona’s SonarRead More