Monthly Archives: "May 2013"

Jamaica, U.S.A – Music and fashion walk hand in hand, it all comes from the same place of creativity, and none is more self evident than in dancehall and reggae. At the forefront of dancehall fashion, RepJA has established themselves as trendsetters. These young designers born and bred in Jamaica and now residing in the States draw inspiration from American street wear influenced with nuances of Jamaica’s dancehall and reggae music! It is with great excitement and anticipation that RepJA announces their latest t-shirt collaboration with reggae star I-Octane! TheRead More
NEW YORK, NY (29 May, 2013) – International supermodel, Georgie Badiel, will add her grace and charm to the one of the most spectacular events for Caribbean Week in New York, the High Fashion Show. Georgie will walk the runway wearing the creations of some of the leading Caribbean fashion designers, demonstrating why she has been one of the most sought-after models since bursting onto the scene in the United States in 2008. Described as sizzling on the runway, Georgie has strut down the catwalk for world famous designers, includingRead More
JA, U.S.A – Considered by many as one of the summer music anthem contenders, “Bad Gal” riddim has delivered a slew of hits. Created by billboard chart topper Adde Instrumental and produced by Johnny Wonder, the riddim features various established and rising dancehall and reggae artists. Two young talented artists have stood out with their respective singles, dancehall star Flexxx with “Want Yuh” and rising artist Anarchie “Luv Mi”. Although both artists proudly display and deliver their own styles, there is no denying that they are both gifted with charismaRead More
The incredible talent of Christopher Martin has allowed him to travel and share his music with the world. One of the many journeys he has embarked on is to Dubai. Take a look at Day 1 and get to know the charismatic, humorous and humbled Christopher Martin as he is embraced thousands miles away from his homeland of Jamaica West Indies.Read More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. May 27, 2013—-Music artistes in Trinidad and Tobago are being given an opportunity to make a living at home throughout the year. Thanks to entertainer, Denise Belfon- best known by her sobriquet, Saucy Wow, T&T artistes who perform all genres of music indigenous to the country, will be hired each Saturday for performances at the Edge nightclub on the Southern end of the island. It’s a new endeavor the ‘Wining Queen’ singer has embarked on, with plans to become a regional promoter of events, in the years ahead.Read More
NEW YORK, NY (15 May, 2013) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is set to unleash the creativity of youth on Toronto during Caribbean Week in Canada which runs from 26-28 June, 2013. The CTO has announced an “Advertise the Caribbean” contest targeting youth up to the age of 21 from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The “Advertise the Caribbean” contest challenges youth to create an original poster advertisement for any of the over 30 CTO member countries. It is open to students in the GTA in three categories: JuniorRead More
Are you sitting quietly reading this? Then be warned, as this brand new Tian Winter release starts to play, your body will take over and you will be grooving, very ready to have a “Good Time”! Determined to retain his 2012 Groovy Monarch title, The Winter Man gives us some more of his signature dulcet tones, as he harmoniously cajoles fellow party lovers to let loose and enjoy their yearly celebrations. The very young yet very skilled Josiah St. Lewis-Noray penned this effervescent tune compiling words that immediately convey aRead More
NEW YORK, NY (24 May, 2013) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s sustainable tourism youth programme is attracting the attention of a growing number of Caribbean post-secondary schools. Two regional tertiary institutions – the College of the Bahamas (COB) and University of the West Indies-Mona Campus are first time participants in the CTO’s Students’ Colloquium which forms part of the programme for Caribbean Week in New York. They, along with five other universities, will seek to dethrone the reigning champions, Monroe College. The colloquium – now in its third yearRead More
For many it may be easy to forget the level of skill our Caribbean artisans control at their fingertips. However, in her latest release, Tanzania ‘Tizzy’ Sebastian gives us a compelling reminder, as she exhibits her amazing vocal ability, in a potent balance of command and feminine expression. Melodiously complimenting her singing, the music of “Wine Of My Life” reaches out in true Precision Productions style, to enwrap listeners in harmonies that evoke women to grant men the needed permission to join them, as they demonstrate their flexing aptitude. ThisRead More
Over the years, the soothing vocals of Melvin and the Blue Notes have delivered some of the greatest songs of our time and have shaped the history of R&B. Best known for songs such as “Wake Up Everybody,” “Don’t Leave Me This Way,” “Hope That We Can Be Together Soon,” “The Love I Lost,” “I Miss You,” just to name a few. Many of their hits have been re-recorded by other artists, including Simply Red, David Ruffin, Jimmy Somerville, Sybil, Kanye West, Jay-Z, and John Legend. Sanchez, who is makingRead More