Monthly Archives: "December 2012"

Beres Hammond will make his late night television debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon tonight December 11th, 2012. Tune in to NBC at 12:35am ET/ 11:35pm CT to see the Grammy-nominated reggae icon sit in with The Roots to perform his hits in and out of the commercial breaks. Then, Beres Hammond will take over the new Barclays Center at the BioLife Sounds of Reggae Concert tomorrow night (12.12.12) along with reggae elite Ali Campbell of UB40, Maxi Priest and Shaggy. Beres Hammond will make the crowd melt performingRead More
New York, New York – December 11, 2012: In Tropicalfete quest to showcase and promote Caribbean culture to the World, Tropicalfete presented its annual Top 100 International Caribbean songs for 2012 at Negril Village Lounge in New York City last Thursday. “Tropicalfete’s Top 100 Song Countdown is the only chart that brings together the variety of cultures, languages and rhythms emanating from the Caribbean. From platinum selling hit makers like Rihanna, Sean Paul and Pit Bull to Haitian compa bands, carnival soca anthems or dancehall boomshots, these 100 songs reflectRead More

Posted On December 11, 2012By altonIn News

Steele Goes Gospel

Canada- based reggae artiste Steele has decided to get in touch with his spiritual side with a single entitled The Devil Caa Stop Wi. The jazzy, infectious track shows a new side to the artiste who has delivered songs such as She Believes In Me, Let’s Stay Together and Decisions. Commenting on the song Steele says he has always believed in spirituality and he did the song to encourage those who may be going through turbulent times reminding them not to let evil win out. “Personally I have faced someRead More

Posted On December 11, 2012By altonIn News

New Music From Cross Check "THE OLYMPIAN" [Calypso]

Lennox Bailey , known as (AKA )Cross Check., The aspiring artiste has the Soca blood, a born Trinidadian, hails from St Joseph where he grew up and found the passion for Calypso Music. He writes and helps produce songs and deliver it to the people .The one song that inspired him mostly is the Olympian a Profound Achievements by Keshorn Walcott, the Javelin Gold Medalist of Trinidad and Tobago 2012. THE OLYMPIAN, his 2012 Calypso Kaiso song, released on October 26th,2012. Comments from people, Great tribute to the Olympians ofRead More

Posted On December 11, 2012By altonIn News

Soca Salsa Riddim Feat. Olatunji, Menace And Mr Renzo

Soca Salsa Riddim Feat. Olatunji, Menace And Mr Renzo Following the huge hit riddim called the Project 5 Riddim released 2months ago, this is the 2nd Riddim Contribution from Mllbeatz & Starblu ent. for the carnival 2k13 season….The Soca Salsa Riddim features artist such as M1 (Menace), Olatunji, Mr Renzo & more surprises.. The 2 studios continue to set an example and show how powerful unity in the music industry can be. They continue to go about the mission throughout the carnival 2k13 season mixing the sweet sounds of salsaRead More
Jamaican singing sensation G-Whizz has been confirmed as the headline guest performers at the 33rd annual Digicel Haynes Smith Miss Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant to be held in St.Kitts on December 29th 2012 . The Pageant, which is considered to be the most prestigious pageant of its kind in the Caribbean, has seen many big name Caribbean entertainers grace its stage over its 33 year history. Performers including soca King and Queen Machel Montano and Allison Hinds as well as Edwin Yearwood, Jamesy P, Rupee, Reggae Crooner Christopher Martin ,Read More
Back by popular demand, legendary songstress Tanya Stephens is back in New York for a special Christmas Eve performance. “It’s been too long” echoes the sentiments of her fans who have been anticipating Tanya’s return to New York. The influential dancehall and reggae artist had been busy in the studio putting the finishing touches on her upcoming album. What a great way to celebrate the holidays with Tanya Stephens performing a rendition of some of her greatest hits such as “Yuh Nuh Ready Fi Dis Yet”, “These Streets”, “Goggle”, “WhatRead More
Positive’s ‘Forever My King’ is Available Worldwide Today; Debuts on iTunes Top 20 Reggae Albums Chart Trinidadian gospel reggae artist Positive sees the worldwide release of his sophomore album, Forever My King, today, December 4, 2012, from FOX FUSE. Forever My King debuted on the iTunes Top 20 Reggae Albums Chart, currently sitting at #19 in the middle of its first day of release – a tremendous accomplishment for this rising Caribbean phenomenon. Putting a positive spin on reggae music, fused with a tinge of dancehall along with regional socaRead More
Sixteen Canadian Authors Who Have Written Fifteen Non-Fiction Books Are Named to the 2013 Taylor Prize Longlist Noreen Taylor, founder of The Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction, is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row, gift buyers have a shopping list of books to buy for Christmas, and a window on the titles still in the running to be shortlisted by prize jurors Susanne Boyce, TV broadcast chief, Richard Gwyn, award-winning author and political columnist, and Joseph Kertes, educator and award-winning author. Mrs. Taylor commented,Read More
In December, the team at Charm Carnival will unveil a lot more of their innovative plans for Carnival 2013. The new band and its leaders, Sharon and Robert Amar are bent on making the people who spend thousands annually for the Carnival experience, truly enjoy something worthwhile- a true magical carnival experience. In recent media reports, some of the innovative ideas unveiled included customized drinks trucks that would offer ease to the masquerader on the road come Carnival Monday and Tuesday. In addition to that, the plan, according to theRead More