Monthly Archives: "November 2012"

Roots Reggae and Award winning singer Tarrus Riley backed by the Black Soil Band will perform Saturday November 3rd at Outside Club Vault making his performance a first for Floridians in more than a year. Riding the international wave of success Tarrus is having with his album, the newly released ‘Mecoustic’ on the Cannon Productions and the Black Soil imprint, the Roots Reggae artist is set to deliver hot new tracks as well as the classics which includes “Marcus Garvey,” “She’s Royal (Mecoustic)” and “System.” These are all hit songsRead More
New York: Brooklyn based reggae singer Princess Menen is counting her lucky stars after her duet single (Sweetest Song) with American Grammy superstar Moby was included in the soundtrack for the movie “Won’t Back Down” which premiered in theaters on September 28. The movie, which stars Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Holly Hunter, tells the story of a persistent single mother who teams with a determined teacher, looking to transform a failing public school into a charter school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make aRead More
JJWizzle born Paul Stephenson, on November 3 1986, in Spanish Town St .Catherine, was introduced to music by his older brother Deevexx, who was a collector of music. At the age 5, JJ a major fan of Buju Banton started to dj, did his first concert singing Buju Banton major hit at the time”Batty Rider”. As years pass by and his love for djing transform to not wanting to perform but to play songs. JJWizzle went on to play a sound system by the name of “Cool Breeze” where heRead More
Following the launch of Charm Carnival’s mas camp at 19 De’verteuil Street in Woodbrook last week, many have been curious to know some of the innovations planned by the Amar team. Robert and Sharon Amar who have both been involved in the carnival masquerade sector prior to the launch of this brand new band, have boasted of incredible new delights for Carnival 2013 masqueraders who choose Charm as their band for the road. With a yearning to keep things under wraps still, the team has decided to unleash just oneRead More

Posted On November 2, 2012By altonIn Music-News Radio

New Soca ' Handle It'

Things are definitely looking up for a musical troop out of Tobago who’ve secured a distribution deal for a riddim they’re on. The riddim is called ‘The Seduction riddim’ and was produced by Angel Music and JSIM Promotions in Tobago. The artistes whose music has obviously made renowned distribution company, ‘Promo Only’ take notice, comes from radio personality Cederick Goodrich better known by his sobriquet- ‘Angel Journey’ and budding artistes, KKay Joseph, NevaLegal and vocalist, Thea. Promo Only’s reach is far and wide, having radio and DJ connections in Japan,Read More
The SUNSHINE Awards Organization today announced in New Jersey that the Archbishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies, the Most Reverend, Joseph E. Harris will attend the 24th Annual SUNSHINE Awards in New York City to present the 2012 Dr. Basil Matthews SUNSHINE Awards to Dr. Brinsley Samaroo for his outstanding contribution to education. This award was established in honor of Dr. Basil Matthews, the Founder of St. Benedicts College, La Romaine, San Fernando, Trinidad, West Indies. Dr. Matthews opened the doors to St. Benedict’s College on September 11,Read More
The 1st Colin Jackman National Parang Soca Monarch Competition, at the world’s famous NU-Pub (Mas Camp) on the avenue, December 5th 2012 with over $30.000.00 dollars in cash & prizes (Recording Contract, Flat Screen TV, DVD Player, Round Trip to Tobago & a Trophy). 1st prize $5.000.00, a 1 Song-Recording Contract of parang soca sponsored by 131 Studio’s, Round Trip to Tobago & a Trophy. 2nd prize $1,500.00, a 1 Song-Recording Contract of parang soca sponsored by 131 Studio’s & a Trophy. 3rd prize $800.00 a 1 song-recording contract ofRead More
Veteran Dancehall and Reggae artist, Delly Ranx will be in Jamaica late October to shoot the music video for his chart topping lead single “The Next Chapter.” The video will be directed by Terminal 4 Media and will be shot on location in Jamaica. Known for its’ picturesque backdrops, Jamaica was chosen as the ideal setting for the music video. As far as the storyline, “we want to keep that a surprise” said Jay Jay from Terminal 4 Media. What the director did reveal is that the video will keepRead More
International dancehall recording artist Konshens continues to raise the bar. On Friday, October 26, 2012 Americas Next Top Model (ANTM) cycle 19 aired episode 9, which was filmed on the island of Jamaica. Americas Next Top Model is a reality television series, which a number of women compete for the title of ANTM and a chance to start their own modeling career. Created and Co-produced by supermodel, talk show host Tyra Banks, Americas Next Top Model is now airing in over 25 countries. Like every week the models are facedRead More
“To give bun” was always a very popular pastime across the Caribbean and in the Americas. But suddenly, “to get bun” has become even more popular. Award winning reggae singer Doctor Love explains it all in this funny but painfully irreverent soon to be smash single: Easter Bun, Christmas Bun, Summer Bun, Winter Bun Enjoy!Read More