Monthly Archives: "October 2012"

International Dancehall Artist Konshens announces the title of his Sophmore Album ‘Hotel Room’. Here is what Konshens had to say about the title and expectations of his upcoming album to be released 2013. Q. So how did you come up with the title ‘Hotel Room’? “The last album ‘Mental Maintenance’ had me on the road for the majority of the year, I was unable to go to the studio and voice as often as I would like. So we brought the studio on the road and voiced in the ‘HotelRead More
“Biolife Sounds Of Reggae Concert” To Benefit College Kids & Women In Jamaica George Crooks, event producer for the upcoming ‘BioLife Sounds of Reggae Concert,’ slated from the newly minted Barclays Center in Brooklyn on December 12, 2012 announced earlier this week that part proceeds from the festival will benefit The American Foundation for The University of the West Indies( AFUWI), a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that serves to enrich the lives of college children and women in Jamaica. “The American Foundation for The University of the West Indies (Read More

Posted On October 24, 2012By altonIn Competitions, News

Texas Revs It's Engine For Formula 1

TEXAS REVS ITS ENGINE FOR FORMULA 1 Circuit Of The Americas is the latest addition to Texas’ exciting landscape Racing fans, rejoice! November 16-18 marks the first Formula 1 United States Grand Prix at the brand new Circuit of The Americas in Austin, the first purpose-built Grand Prix facility in the country designed for racing events of all forms, and a world-class destination for performance, education and business. Formula 1 has selected Austin to hold races from 2012 to 2021 because of the city’s central location, easy accessibility for internationalRead More
Film Lovers & Caribbean Enthusiasts! caribFILM, a division of caribBEING, a boutique non-profit based in Flatbush whose mission is to “build community through the lens of Caribbean cinema and art,” presents the 3rd Annual Flatbush Film Festival: West Indian Edition. caribBEING presents 11 classic & contemporary films in 7 nights with 4 US Premieres including Ring di Alarm! (Jamaica), No Soca, No Life (Trinidad & Tobago), Cabbie Chronicles(Jamaica) and an encore presentation of the popular, I’m Santana, The Movie (Trinidad & Tobago) throughout 3 cinemas from October 25th through NovemberRead More
The Artist Continues to Make His Mark “Three Kings” is the latest single to be released by rapidly rising Reggae Artist Stuart Wilson, whose music continues to hit the right note with fans, DJs and critics around the world. Born in the Cayman Islands to a Jamaican father and Caymanian mother, his diverse roots can no doubt be heard in what is quickly becoming a style known for its soulful delivery of heartfelt melodies, as well as lyrics that will echo for generations to come. The artist is a giftedRead More

Posted On October 23, 2012By altonIn News

Jamaican Student Wins CTO Youth Congress 2012

Jamaican student O’Brian Lewis has emerged winner of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s Tourism Youth Congress, held here yesterday as part of the State of the Industry Conference. Lewis, of Oberlin High School, put on a strong and energetic performance to lead a group of exceptional students from CTO member countries in the debate that mimics a meeting of the CTO Council of Ministers and Commissioners of Tourism. In second position was Christopher Morgan of Harrison College in Barbados, with Kirano Jivani of Learning Unlimited Preparatory School in St. MaartenRead More
The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA) is building a strategic partnership with regional carrier, LIAT Airlines, to encourage travel to the twin-island destination in developing its ‘Regional Traveller’ initiative. The objective of the strategic alliance is to provide specially discounted fares on flights into Antigua & Barbuda from select regional markets for specific local events. Tourism Authority Marketing Manager, Charmaine Spencer explained, “We are very pleased to be building a strategic relationship with LIAT as we see this as an important undertaking to continue to encourage more intra-regional travelRead More
Google’s massive global music forum, reveals they will spotlight Richie Spice’s new album, Soothing Sounds: Acoustic, when the Tad’s Record release debuts worldwide on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 . Born Richell Bonner in St. Andrew, Jamaica, Spice AKA the Prince of Reggae, joins forces with Tad’s Record and some of reggae’s biggest hit-makers on this 15-track acoustic opus of socially-conscious, roots anthems that cement the prolific entertainer as a household name for reggae lovers, worldwide. “I just wrapped a U.S. West Coast tour, spreading the vibes of the new albumRead More
This week sees the final release in the 27!K7 Exclusives series, wrapping up four weeks of new, exclusive music in celebration of 27 years of !K7. The final EP features a beautiful new track from Berlin producer Apparat, as well as a piece of music from a new Will Saul project, Close, offering a reminder that the series hasn’t only been a celebration of the label’s history, but also a look into its future. Limited Vinyl Box Set All of the music from the 27!K7 Exclusives collection will also beRead More
Rising artist “Spontaneous” has released “Pree Dem A Pree Mi” video featuring Drezion, it is the debut single from his upcoming “Mus Bus” EP which will be distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital. The single is a Tenament Yard/Quick Mixx music production and the video was directed by Kemstyle Studios. The idea for the song came from Spontaneous rising status in the entertainment industry since Magnum Kings & Queens and Rising Star Competition. While working in the studio, Spontaneous lamented to Drezion on the unfortunate circumstances where friends became foes andRead More