Monthly Archives: "November 2012"

Tad’s Record releases the highly-anticipated new album from Jamaican roots artist Prezident Brown with I Sound Is From Creation, available worldwide on November 13, 2012 . Born Fitz Cotterell in Clarendon, Jamaica, Prezident Brown embarked on a prolific musical journey that spans three decades and has transcended international borders, bringing his brand of socially-conscious messages to the global audience. Hailed as one of the few remaining authentic roots entertainers, Prezident Brown is often compared to the late Dennis Brown and Jacob Miller of Inner Circle. This, his ninth full-length release,Read More
Wayne Wonder appears on the nationally syndicated television show The Daily Buzz. The Jamaican-born, Miami-based singer will wake up American households with his sizzling new single “Drop It Down Low” and discuss his long-awaited album My Way, which hits shelves December 4 on Singso Music. The Daily Buzz, also branded as “theDBZ,” is a breakfast television news and infotainment program produced by Fisher Communications that broadcasts every weekday morning for three hours each day. The Daily Buzz is currently carried on stations in 165 U.S. television markets – mostly affiliatesRead More

Posted On November 7, 2012By altonIn News

Ramen Riddim

BOYZIE New 2013 Track “DRINK { PARTY UP }” OFF THE “RAMEN RIDDIM” Grenada’s reigning Road March King has touched down on the Courtney “Curty” Louis produced Ramen Riddim with “Drink (Party Up).” Nineteen year old Boyzie captured the coveted Spice Mas title with “Born Troublesome” featuring Luni Spark. Giving no quarter he warned “since I born I giving trouble” which is what he delivers in spades on “Drink (Party Up).” The song was written by Jalon “Boyzie” Olive and demonstrates while he is new to the soca game –Read More
A star has risen! Christopher Martin, the talented singer from Back Pasture, St. Catherine, Jamaica, born on valentines day is set to headline One Mic, the Artistic Movement (New York) on Wednesday, November 28th 2012. Christopher Martin shot to instant fame shortly after winning the coveted Digicel Rising Star title in 2005 and continues to make his imprint in Reggae and the culture. Selected by Managing Director of Destine Media, Ronnie Tomlinson, to launch the first ever One Mic, the Artistic Movement (New York), Christopher Martin is humbled. “It isRead More
Third in a series of social commentary and “Konshens Medz” songs, Konshens releases his new single “Ruff A Road” produced by Russian of Head Concussion Productions on the Battlefieled riddim. With the recent catapult on the international charts with Gyal a Bubble, Stop Sign and Do Sumn, many have asked, where is the Konshens who held the medz with “Winner” and “Realest Song”? “The medz is still alive and I understand the seriousness of life and consider it priority to make sure I connect with the youths especially” says Konshens.Read More
Grenada’s reigning Road March King has touched down on the Courtney “Curty” Louis produced Ramen Riddim with “Drink (Party Up).” Nineteen year old Boyzie captured the coveted Spice Mas title with “Born Troublesome” featuring Luni Spark. Giving no quarter he warned “since I born I giving trouble” which is what he delivers in spades on “Drink (Party Up).” The song was written by Jalon “Boyzie” Olive and demonstrates while he is new to the soca game – Boyzie is no amateur. He is also not too young to tell theRead More
Wasp Shoots New Video & Collaborates With Wayne Marshall Dancehall singjay Wasp last Sunday (Oct.21st) shot the official video for his red-hot single ‘Hot Like Fiyah’ produced by JA Productions. Segments of the visuals were filmed on location at the Sterling Sound Studio on Red Hill Roads by the team from Scorpio 21. The project featured guest appearances from fellow entertainer Terro 3000 and members of the Ballas Productions group. Slated for release in early November, Wasp is very upbeat about the project. “it’s a good look! The people loveRead More
Music And Politics Collide On 4 CD Box Set Curated By Former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga In Stores Next Week (NOV 6) Reggae Golden Jubilee – Origins of Jamaican Music Includes Deluxe Packaging Resembling Hardcover Book, Extensive Liner Notes and 100 of the Island’s Most Celebrated Hits From Peter Tosh, Jimmy Cliff, Bob Marley, Yellowman, Shaggy, Buju Banton, Sean Paul and many more Music has significantly shaped the political, social and economic DNA of Jamaica. As 2012 marks the island’s 50th year of independence, VP Records offers arguably oneRead More
BERES HAMMOND MAKES NATIONAL TV DEBUT ON LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON Reggae Icon Will Sit In with The Roots on Dec 11 New Studio Album One Love, One Life In Stores Nov 13 Headlining Brooklyn’s Barclays Arena on Dec 12 Beres Hammond is scheduled to make his late night television debut on NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon show on Tuesday, December 11th, 2012. The Grammy-nominated reggae icon will be greeted by Jimmy Fallon and sit in with The Roots to perform his hits in and out of theRead More
Marcia Griffiths Headlines Celebration To Honour Coronation Of Haile Selassie I Internationally acclaimed reggae singer, Marcia Griffiths, will headline this weekend’s celebratory concert in honour of the 82nd coronation of His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Haile Selassie I. The fundraiser, which will be held on November 2 in Toronto, Canada, and this year’s staging is quite significant. As is the norm, the event is being put on by the Twelve Tribes of Israel, however, this year the flyer proclaims that the concert is being held “in unity with all Mansions”, andRead More