Monthly Archives: "February 2013"

FARMER NAPPY CREATES ‘MISCHIEF’ WITH NEW EP New EP From Soca Star Debuts Worldwide Today, February 26, 2013 Trinidadian singer/songwriter Darryl “Farmer Nappy” Henry returns with his unique brand of soca for the masses with his new EP, Mischief, available in stores and online today, February 26, 2013.  This is the follow up to his critically-acclaimed album, You Make Me…Surrender,’ which was released one year ago. The Mischief EP presents the true essence of Trinidad’s carnival season, which culminated a week ago today.   “After the wonderful reception of my lastRead More
BUSY SIGNAL RETURNS WITH HIS LATEST VIDEO “ROYAL NIGHT” Premiere On Noisey VICE’s Music Channel Jamaican superstar Busy Signal returns to the scene with his steamy new video “Royal Night.” The sensual single produced by Penthouse Records’ Donovan Germain is off his critically acclaimed album Reggae Music Again on VP Records. Reggae Music Again shows off Busy’s versatility as a charismatic roots reggae artist and is a stark departure from his popular dancehall style. Check out the premiere on VICE’s music channel Noisey: http://noisey.vice.com/music-video-premieres/busy-signal-royal-nightRead More
On stage at Machel Monday, rising Soca star, Cassiano Sylvester- known best as simply Cassi, was referred to as the artiste who had delivered Montano’s favourite song for the 2013 Carnival season. Cassi says those words uttered by Machel himself, uplifted him in a way no one would ever understand. He admits to having some difficulty penetrating at the start of the carnival season but is extremely thankful that his luck changed midway through the period. Now, looking back, the artiste who is preparing for a number of shows upRead More
On Thursday, February 7, Brooklyn, New York was graced with another memorable performance from International Reggae artiste Anthony B. Accompanied by only a keyboard and a guitar Anthony B mesmerized the One Mic audience with a performance like no other in his career. He had the audience attention as he walked on stage in a deep burgundy suit with his locks regally wrapped. “Its been about seven years since I’ve seen Anthony B perform in NY and the One Mic atmosphere and ambiance was just perfect. It was so intimateRead More
jlehsiek Presents “Reveal” – Strength and Liberation Through Independence – Fall 2013 New York Fashion Week Presentation “jlehsiek is about creating an experience for the modern woman who admires the luxurious, classic style that proper women wore before our time. As a Caribbean designer, I’m happy to be able to mesh the cool, sexy ease that we have into my line for a unique flavor.” ~KW Super sultry songstress and native of Trinidad and Tobago, Charisse Mills will join jlehsiek during New York Fashion Week, 2013 in support of fellowRead More
Jamaican-born singer-songwriter Etana will reveal arguably her fiercest, most thought-provoking material next week on February 26, 2013. Recorded at Kingston’s legendary Tuff Gong Studios, Etana’s third studio album Better Tomorrow (VP Records) is a true testament to her evolved sound. Early accolades have begun to roll in. VIBE proclaims “the reggae ruler is back,” and BBC raves Better Tomorrow is “her most vocally subtle and seamless album to date.” BBC adds that her first single “Reggae” is “perhaps her finest piece of songwriting yet,” and new track “Queen is scorchingRead More

Posted On February 21, 2013By altonIn News

Aaron Silk And Flava McGregor Collaborate On New 2013

Veteran Reggae Crooner, Aaron Silk has collaborated with popular Jamaican producer, Kemar “Flava” McGregor to produce a new release “Oh Me Oh My” on Flava’s 80’s Rock Riddim compilation cd released for January 2013. The release, is a take on the original song done by his brother, Garnett, showcases Aaron’s beautiful voice and dynamic vocal ability while evoking memories of his sibling. “Oh Me Oh My has always been a favorite for me to perform on stage. Initially I was asked by Flava to voice on the rhythm he had.Read More
Popular Reggae and Dancehall artist “Natural Black” will hit both the East and West Coast with 2 schedule shows. The “Far From Reality” singer will perform for the first time in Los Angeles on April 13th, 2013 at the Hollywood Park Casino for the “Best Of The Best International Link Up”. The “Joyce production” event will also feature crooner Terry Linen and singer Sophia Brown. After L.A, Natural Black will make his way to the East Coast for an April 28th, 2013 performance. The event is part of the weeklyRead More
Ziggie Bless aka Juncsion has paved the way as an independent artist. From he stepped into the limelight with his smash it Or Wah to his debut album OVERSTANDING, Ziggie Bless aka Juncsion has proven that his hard work should not go unrewarded. Nominated for an Association of Independent Reggae Music (AIRM) President’s Choice Award, Ziggie Bless aka Juncsion is looking forward to your vote and support! The polls are open through February 25th so vote today for Ziggie Bless aka Juncsion. Hope to see you there! Don’t forget toRead More

Posted On February 19, 2013By altonIn News

Natasha Von Castle From L3 Inspires CARIBANA™

The CARIBANA™ Arts Group, founders of the 1967 Caribbean festival, known as CARIBANA™, and North America’s largest festival, is once again instrumental in bringing another special event to Toronto thanks to a special contribution by Natasha Von Castle of L3 Magazine! On Saturday February 23rd, 2013, CARIBANA™ Arts Group will warm up the City of Toronto with CARIBANA™ on Ice! CARIBANA™ ON ICE is the brainchild of Natasha Von Castle from L3 Magazine, and was created as an expression of warmth for fans and revellers of the largest North AmericanRead More