Monthly Archives: "April 2013"

Tobago’s Premier Fashion House Poised To Grow Its Export Potential April 23, 2013 – Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago… Since the 2010 launch of Kaj Designs’ resort line, Tobago’s premier fashion house has worked steadfastly to position itself as a global leader in Caribbean fashion. Led by the dynamic partnership of President/Creative Director, Kevin Ayoung-Julien, and CEO/Director, Liza Miller, this year the brand is focused on growing its export potential and generating international sales. The brand’s objective to capture international markets began with the strategic introduction of its more conservative andRead More
Tropicalfete: Can you tell us a bit about Loverly Sheridan? Loverly: Well, if you’ve read a Girl Like Me, you already know a whole lot! (Laughing out loud) But in a nutshell, I’m a very curious, daring and passionate young woman, who loves life. Tropicalfete: When were you first hit by the literary bug? I’ve always loved to write. As a child, I had quite a vivid imagination and used writing to express myself in every way. Tropicalfete: Was being an author something you always envisioned or did it materialize from yourRead More
This week, 17 North Parade will unlock its vaults once again to unveil the latest Reggae Anthology: Yellowman’s Young, Gifted & Yellow, from the undisputed king of dancehall. Jamaica’s first dancehall superstar Yellowman ushered in a new era in reggae music. His early ’80s success brought the popularity of toasting (reggae’s equivalent of rapping) to a new level and helped establish dancehall as the wave of the future. His powerful 2CD/DVD anthology collection features 40 fully remastered essential tracks of both classic and obscure material throughout Yellowman’s prolific career. AsRead More
It was deja vous at this year’s staging of Steele’s birthday gala as many had to be turned away from a jam-packed Jamaica Canadian Center in Toronto. With a colder than usual weather in the city, that didn’t prove to be a deterrent to the many who braved the cold to give their support to one of their own, turning out in their numbers to the JCA to celebrate with Steele. The lines were long, but the atmosphere on the inside instantly warmed you. Steele’s team went overboard to ensureRead More
D-Junction Mas Announces Participation in the 2013 Miami-Broward One Carnival MIAMI (April 23rd, 2013) – Full of color, hospitality and Caribbean flare! On Sunday, October 13th, 2013 Adonis Inc. in conjunction with D-Junction.com, will participate in the 2013 Miami-Broward One Carnival by introducing a band called D-Junction Mas. The Caribbean culture will be displayed with all the enthusiasm it characterizes and we invite you to explore as D-Junction Mas presents “Lost Treasures.” At some point, everyone has dreamt of being Indiana Jones. Treasure chests, secret tunnels, old maps…any mention ofRead More
New York, NY (April 24, 2013): On April 30, 2013, VP Records will release Meta and the Cornerstones sophomore album, Ancient Power. The 14 track album, Executive produced by Meta Dia and Co-produced by Sidney Mills, was recorded in Kingston, Jamaica at Tuff Gong Studios. The album features collaborations with reggae artists, U-Roy, Capleton and Damian Marley. Additionally, Meta worked musicians such as Dean Fraser, Julian Marley, Mikey Chung, Wayne “C-Sharp” Clarke and Wilburn “Squidly” Cole, among others, on the album. The first single from the album, “My Beloved Africa”Read More
  Mikey General’s Album Launch   On Tuesday, April 23rd, Mikey General will be having the official launch for his latest studio album, African Story, African Glory. The event will be held at Blue Essence night club which is located in Kings Plaza in New Kingston, Kingston, Jamaica. In addition to a full performance by the Reggae veteran, patrons can also expect to see appearances by several other recording artists and media personalities.   Dancehall Retaliates Preview   Blakkwuman22 Music, the record label for Karamanti is giving the public aRead More
Album Features the Biggest Names in Dancehall Music and is Available Worldwide Today, April 23, 2013 New York, NY – Jamaican imprint Tad’s Record releases the latest installation in their hit dancehall compilation series, Phantom Vol. 3, available worldwide today, April 23, 2013. The album features the biggest names in dancehall music and showcases the hottest tunes straight from the dance halls in Jamaica, to keep the genre alive and fans satisfied year-round. Boasting 31 electrifying singles, Phantom Vol. 3 features hit singles that are already tearing up the airwavesRead More
Undoubtedly regarded as one of dancehall most controversial artist, Tommy Lee Sparta has managed to deliver a slew of hits, and remain constant on local and international charts. The artist who hails from one of Jamaica’s most renowned crew “Portmore Empire”, got his start under the leadership of international billboart chart topping artist Vybz Kartel. Tommy Lee has been a controversial figure in dancehall due to his self-described “Gothic Dancehall” style, yet dancehall music lovers around the world, have become fans and kept the artist topping the charts. Tommy Lee’sRead More
KINGSTON, JAMAICA | APRIL 22, 2013 | Demarco’s recent musical exploits in Europe is already bearing fruit after the entertainer’s 2009 release ‘Standing Soldier’ has made a comeback, debuting at No.9 in March this year on the Austrian iTunes Reggae Chart despite being released on the continent almost four years earlier. In 2011 the song also topped the Reggae Chart in Norway and peaked at No.29 in Canada respectively. In a release to the media Demarco says he is very pleased but not surprised by the renewed attention the songRead More