Monthly Archives: "November 2012"

Accomplished Reggae superstar and entrepreneur Junior ‘One Blood’ Reid now gearing up for an intense overseas campaign, continued to raise his international profile. The veteran crooner recently collaborated with DJ Khaled’s – We The Best Music Group (WTMBG) on a new single titled ‘Who Wan Test’. Performed by WTBMG rapper Nino Brown ‘Who Wan Test’ features Reid laying down some smooth vocals on the grimy urban beat while Brown delivering a commendable effort using snippets of the Jamaican vernacular. Now gaining momentum on the U.S airwaves DJ Khaled has alsoRead More
“They didn’t care. A steelband man, you have sticks in your pockets; you would be the subject of police harassment.” That is the opening line from Panomundo (the promo), a 7-minute video that explores the history of the steelpan. The film uses a series of interviews to give an account of the hardships that the pioneers of the steelpan faced. Award-winning filmmakers, British director Keith Musaman Morton and American producer Charysse Tia Harper, travelled to Trinidad & Tobago in January 2012 to uncover how the steelpan, which originated from anRead More

Posted On November 20, 2012By altonIn News

IRAWMA 2013 Promo Drive on!

Ephraim Martin last week and this week went on a whirlwind promo drive for the 32nd International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) coming may 4th, 2013 at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, in South Florida. The drive kicked off at the Florida Jerk Festival on Sunday, with the distribution of thousands of flyers, stage announcements, and several television and radio promotions. Followed by in-stores, media and other promotions in various cities, townships and suburban areas in South Florida. Ephraim Martin at Obama Election Night Victory Rally ChicagoRead More

Posted On November 15, 2012By altonIn News

Soca is ours for life

The weeks ahead will likely see a strong amount of emphasis being placed on East, Trinidad. With the island’s carnival merely three months away, the feting calendar is being requested, however fetters must know, ahead of time that East Trinidad is going to erupt with excitement in the upcoming season. After years of observing, the Prison’s committee plans on delving into the Carnival excitement and celebration in 2013. With plans already underway to host the biggest fete East Trinidad has ever seen or experienced, organisers are guaranteeing that everyone fromRead More
Destra Garcia New Video ‘Call My Name’ 2013 CarnivalRead More

Posted On November 15, 2012By altonIn News

Chicago Music Awards Press Conference And Photos!

219 MUSICAL ARTISTS AND INDUSTRY PROS NOMINATED FOR 32nd ANNUAL CHICAGO MUSIC AWARDS TJohn Blu leads field with 4 nods, Slique and Gueroloco follow with 3 Two hundred nineteen (219) musical artists and music industry professionals from a wide variety of musical genres were nominated in 36 categories for the 32ND Annual Chicago Music Awards (CMA). The announcement was made November 8 at the Copernicus Center in Chicago. Topping the list of nominees for the second year in a row is R&B entertainer John Blu in four categories– R&B EntertainerRead More
The weeks ahead will likely see a strong amount of emphasis being placed on East, Trinidad. With the island’s carnival merely three months away, the feting calendar is being requested, however fetters must know, ahead of time that East Trinidad is going to erupt with excitement in the upcoming season. After years of observing, the Prison’s committee plans on delving into the Carnival excitement and celebration in 2013. With plans already underway to host the biggest fete East Trinidad has ever seen or experienced, organisers are guaranteeing that everyone fromRead More
Plans are underway to ensure that masqueraders who truly want to benefit from an experience of unadulterated ecstasy in Carnival 2013, in fact do- with no holds barred. The secret to this particular assurance is, according to those behind the movement, innovation. In 2013, Charm- the newest masquerade band to delve into the carnival sector, will provide masqueraders with the highest level of customer service imaginable. According to the band’s organisers, all is in place to deliver a full-fledged cocktail service to masqueraders, so instead of having merely scotch, beers,Read More
Global Caribbean IV and Pieces of Jamaica join forces with Art Basel 2012 at the Little Haiti Cultural Center. Artists from the French and English speaking Caribbean play an integral part of Art Basel Miami as they celebrate diversity through art, music and culture during a weekend of planned events. On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 6pm a VIP and Press reception will be held for the opening of “Global Caribbean IV” and “Pieces of Jamaica” at the Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212-260 Northeast 59th Terrace Miami, FL 33137. ARead More

Posted On November 8, 2012By altonIn News

Kings of Caribbean Comedy (Sat November 17, 2012)

Kings of Caribbean Comedy for the 1st time in CT. Starring Trevor Eastomond, Louis Antoine, Cyclops, Sprangalang, Wendell, and Fatman George. Doors open at 8p, showtime is at 9p. After party immediately following. A night of laughter and dancing! Spread the word. Don’t miss it. All happening at Vibz Uptown, 3155 Main St, Hartford, CT…. Saturday, November 17, 2012Read More