Monthly Archives: "October 2012"

Karl-Marx Waite of Sweet Sadie’s Records announced today that the wait is over! Pop/R&B artist KC Jockey’s single “Toast To The Dads,” which has been steadily climbing the charts and exploding in video views along with his other singles, is debuting today on Disney’s new iPhone app, Tap Tap Revenge: Tour. The app is the most recent in the game’s series. The original version, Tap Tap Revolution was released in September 2007, and the series continues to be one of the most popular games available to iPhone users. KC JockeyRead More
ST. VINCENT and THE GRENADINES, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — HBO Latin America Group (LAG) and Karib Cable formally announced that both Companies have signed an agreement for the transmission of the HBO LAG channels to be broadcasted in St. Vincent & the Grenadines, beginning October 1st. Under the agreement, Karib Cable will broadcast the HBO/MAX Premium package developed for the Caribbean, which includes 8 channels: HBO, HBO Plus, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO (East), Max, Max HD and Max Prime. Starting on October 1st, viewers will be able toRead More

Posted On October 5, 2012By altonIn News

World Sound System Music Festival postponed

The organisers of the inaugural World Sound System Music Festival, originally scheduled for October 13 and 14, 2012, at the Constant Spring Golf Club, have announced that the event has been postponed. The two-day musical feast intended to showcase 16 of the top sound systems from across the globe, and included overseas sounds such as Shashamane International (Africa), Downbeat The Ruler (NY),One Love (Italy), Saxon High Power (UK) and King Turbo (Canada). The brainchild of internationally acclaimed singer, Freddie McGregor, whose Big Ship Productions was at the helm of theRead More
Zouk master Luc Leandry of Guadeloupe (now based in France), will be the headline performer at this year’s “Oktoberfest En Kweyol” in Saint Lucia. Now in its fifth year “Oktoberfest En Kweyol” will take place this Sunday October 7, 2012 at Samaans Park from 2 PM. The event is a grand potpourri of French creole cuisine, culture and entertainment (as it forms part of activities for Creole heritage month here in Saint Lucia) and beers imported from various countries, borrowing on the traditions of the original Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany.Read More
THE COUNTDOWN TO KARTEL’S ONE YEAR OF INCARCERATION CONTINUES THE ‘TEACHA’ TEACHES: HOW WILLIE LYNCH IMPACTED JAMAICA WHICH JAMAICAN PRIME MINISTER FOUGHT BLACK POWER IN JAMAICA? WHY ARE CERATIN BLACK FREEDOM FIGHTERS NOT CELEBRATED BUT THOSE WHO FIGHT RASTA ARE MADE NATIONAL HEROES? WHY HAS THE GOVERNMENT NOT GIVEN RASTAFARIANISM THE RESPECT IT DESERVES? KARTEL ARGUES THAT IF JAMAICA IS TO HAVE A NATIONAL RELIGION IT SHOULD BE RASTA. On Friday Jamaicans are asked to wear Black to signal their mourning for the recent rapes which include the double rapeRead More
JA, U.S.A (21st Hapilos News) – For all reggae and music lovers here comes a must have in your collection. 21st Hapilos Digital has released a collection of legendary King Jammys “Best Of”. These 10 ultimate albums are the first of many more classics to be released. King Jammy name is cemented in the history of dancehall and reggae, coming from humble and meager beginnings by earning money from building amplifiers and repairing electrical equipment from his mother’s house in Waterhouse in the late 1960s, he started his own soundRead More
She is splendor, she is beauty, she is Mas, she is plenty bumper bacchanal, she is you, she is we, she is Carnival and she, is ready. Building on the undeniable stirrings of Carnival in the air, Machel Montano unites once again with Precision Productions to produce his very first release for the 2013 season. The song “She Ready” embodies the unique energy of our yearly festival into the beautiful Trinbagonian female form. In this vivacious number the delightful curves, twists, and mid-section rotating skills of our women were cunninglyRead More

Posted On October 2, 2012By altonIn News

Jah Vinci working with Red Boom

After taking a break from releasing rhythm driven projects, Red Boom is getting ready to charge back on the scene with his “pure badness riddim”. A raw edgy beat which he says was created strictly for the streets, and will feature artists such as, Jah Vinci, Merciless, 3 Star, Karamanti and several others. For the past few weeks, Jah Vinci has been doing a lot of work with Red Boom, as the two are compiling songs which will more than likely be added to the singer’s upcoming album. A fewRead More
By special request and popular demand, the Annual International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA), produced by Martin’s International, returns to South Florida for its 32nd Anniversary, for the fifth time in 26 years. On Saturday, May 4th, 2013, the prestigious Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Drive, in Coral Springs/Fort Lauderdale, Florida will be the site for the staging of the star-studded 32nd Annual IRAWMA. Past IRAWMA Hosting Cities In 1987, the Studio 183 in Carol City was the venue for the sold out 6th annualRead More