Monthly Archives: "March 2013"

One Mic, the Artistic Movement continues to raise the bar. On Wednesday, April 10th One Mic (NY) will feature Reggae songstress Etana. Known to many as the reggae soul artist infused with beauty, positivity and strength, Etana has currently released her 3rd album “Better Tomorrow” This album primarily produced by Shane C. Brown of Jukeboxx Recordings, is an example of Etana “moving ahead from struggles of yesterday on a musical journey that uplifts the mind, body and the raw soul” as she explains on her intro of the single “SpokenRead More

Posted On March 14, 2013By altonIn News

Dancehall Duo Andrew & Wada Blood Split

Recording artistes and brothers Andrew and Wada Blood have decided to split. Both artistes are instead deciding to pursue solo careers. Wada Blood confirmed to THE STAR that there was no bad blood or animosity between the two, but that they were trying something new and different. “It’s not like we came together and decided on it. We just are pursuing solo careers. Life is a journey and we each have our own path to trod, so he’s working on some solo projects and I’m doing the same,” Wada BloodRead More
APPEARING THIS WEEK!!! Tuesday March 12 – Sunday March 17 AFRO CUBAN ALL-STARS Experience an incredible night of music as the dream team of Cuba’s finest musicians take center stage at the Blue Note!! featuring Juan de Marcos González (of the Buena Vista Social Club) The 16 piece orchestra will transport you straight to Havana with their authentic sounds. The Afro-Cuban All Stars is a unique orchestra that has always been devoted to promoting the full range of Cuban music, one that embraces several generations and all musical styles. JuanRead More
Konshens Live in Uganda a Dancehall & Reggae Documentary through the eyes of Dancehall Superstar, Konshens. Konshens shows us the power and impact of Dancehall & Reggae Music on an entire nation. In Uganda, Africa 25,000 plus fans in one venue, embracing one artiste and one culture. This documentary is a must see, learn about the journey, the people and the love for Dancehall & Reggae like you have never experienced before.Read More
Thursday, March 14 Morgan Heritage w/ Mr. Vegas & Beenie Man Presented by Power 105s’ DJ Norie @ B.B. Kings Blues Club (237 West 42 St) Showtime: 11:30PM / Doors: 10:30PM Tickets $25 ADV, $32 DOS Venue Ph: (212) 997-4144 10 THINGS YOU OUGHT TO KNOW ABOUT THE “ROYAL FAMILY OF REGGAE” • After respective solo careers and music ventures of their own over the last five years, Morgan Heritage returns this summer with their groundbreaking roots reggae album Here Come The Kings (JUNE 4, 2013, VP). Filled with brilliantRead More
On February 26, 2013, Meta and the Cornerstones released the first single, My Beloved Africa, from their forthcoming album, Ancient Power, featuring Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley. Meta Dia, born in Senegal, pays tribute to his homeland with My Beloved Africa by reflecting on the ancestry, rich history and resilience of a people who have been faced with unspeakable hardships. The raw emotion communicated through the lyrics displays Meta’s pride in what he calls, “Africa, my place of birth.” About his experience working with Damian Marley, Meta remarks, “It was trulyRead More
He emerged on the scene amid controversy, and although the saying “All publicity is good publicity” might hold some truth, Stamma Gramma would have rather that his first newspaper write up would have been about his music. Born Michael Kruise Williams, Stamma Gramma grew up purely on the influences of music as his father was formerly the best sound engineer on the north coast of Jamaica. He started writing songs from the tender age of 10 while living in Kingston, Jamaica. So his story is not one of overnight success.Read More
During the end of March And the Beginning part of April the legendary Inner CircleReggae Band will be embarking on a Tour of Switzerland. This tour is comprised of six nights and six cities starting with Arena Films Arena in Films Switzerland. Arena Films: Films, Switzerland Wednesday March 27, 2013 Kulturzentrum Holenstien : Glarus, Switzerland Thursday March 28, 2013 Kulturzentrum Kammagarn : Schaffhausen , Switzerland Friday March 29, 2013 Anker: InterLaken , Switzerland Saturday March 30, 2013 Gaskessel AJZ: Biel – Bieene , Switzerland Sunday March 31 , 2013 Escher-WyssRead More

Posted On March 14, 2013By altonIn News

BélO Releasing New Single "Banm Nouvel Ou"

Haitian Fusionist Artist BélO Releasing New Single”Banm Nouvel Ou” Haitian fusionist Artist BélO (Radio France International Discoveries Prix winner 2006), is releasing a new single, “Banm Nouvel Ou”(Tell me about you). Fans can download the single on soundclound, for free, for a limited time offer. “Banm Nouvel Ou” is the first single to be released off BélO’s next album scheduled for 2014. There isn’t a box big enough to contain BélO’s muse. For those of you who are just getting comfortable with BélO’s laid back musical style, think again. BélO’sRead More

Posted On March 13, 2013By altonIn News

Dominican Rapper KAYYO Opens For Meek Mill

Rising Dominican hip-hop artist KAYYO (pronounced:/Kei/oh) opened for US rapper Meek Mill at a concert in St. Paul Minnesota on Friday March 8th to rave reviews. The 20 year-old artist/producer (born Jordan George) thoroughly impressed the capacity crowd at the Myth venue with his delivery of three songs at the start of the show which was headlined by the Maybach Music Group rapper. KAYYO performed his versions of “Something”, and “Starting from the Bottom”- two songs by Canadian rapper Drake. He also performed an original track “Talk About It” whichRead More