Monthly Archives: "June 2013"

Although no artists like to be compared to another Reggae Royalty, Morgan Heritage has been referred as the “Rolling Stones” of Reggae music. Their longevity, their sold out arenas and festivals, and their worldwide chart topping music make them a contender for the music hall of fame. The news of super group Morgan Heritage’s return to the stage after a five-year hiatus has been exuberantly hailed by reggae aficionados globally. It is with over-the-top anticipation that fans have embraced the re-entry into the reggae landscape of this ultra talented family,Read More
NEW YORK, NY (Monday – June 17, 2013) Grammy-nominated, Jamaican-born jazz great, Monty Alexander is on a mission in his 51st year of music – taking his “Uplift” rhythm to as many fans as possible across the U.S. and around the world. Fresh from headlining the Dominica Creole Music Festival in the Caribbean, Alexander and his Grammy-nominated band, The Harlem Kingston Express, will bring their foot-tapping, hip swinging jazz to Washington, D.C.’s prestigious club, Blues Alley at 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW, from June 20th through 23rd. The performance at 8Read More
Available everywhere June 18, New Scroll, the new album by foundation Jamaican vocalist, Cornel Campbell, evokes the timeless spirit of the ‘golden era’ of reggae. Released on the award-winning Zion High Productions label, the album is a treasure trove of original Jamaican music. Boasting 9 new songs penned by Campbell as well as 4 extraordinary dub mixes, New Scroll is loaded with Campbell’s steady musicality and poetic flow. Rich, resonant arrangements by Zion I Kings and soulful messages straight from the ‘Original Gorgon’ ensure that New Scroll will please thoseRead More
New York, NY – Tad’s Record brings the heat with this year’s hottest dancehall songs, all on one album, with their latest release The Ultimate 2013 – Various Artists, available worldwide on June 25, 2013, with pre-order available now. Featuring the biggest names in dancehall music currently, The Ultimate 2013 sets the soundtrack for the year and is the only album where you will find all of your favorite new dancehall tunes. The physical album boasts 26 sizzling singles, and the digital album contains 36 tracks, 10 of them beingRead More

Posted On June 20, 2013By altonIn Music Reviews, Music-News Radio, News

Maxi Priest is BACK!

International reggae star Maxi Priest is back with the first single from his forthcoming album “Title TBD”. “Easy To Love” (on the “In My Arms” riddim) produced by Colin ‘Bulby’ Yorke is released commercially on July 16th. Click the link to view the new music video here: Look for Maxi Priest on tour this summer.Read More
New York, NY (June 18, 2013). Internationally acclaimed Dancehall artist Konshens, continues to raise the bar on his education initiative. Konshens, a staunch advocate for education and higher learning, has teamed up with a program called, C.I.P ( Career Imagination Program) & is spearheading a book drive, to help support and provide students at Kololo Senior Secondary School with the tools they need, to further their education. C.I.P, helps to bridge the gap between education and the employment structure, in Africa. This organization provides mentoring programs and teaches young peopleRead More
Tropicalfete Inc. Labor Day Carnival Presentation brings “The Abyss – Under the Sea” for Adults and Kids Band. Mas camp vibes is in effect! Come and be part of the most classic band to ever hit Eastern Parkway! Mas Camp opens with OPTIMUM’S CURRY on Saturday, June 29th 2013 at 8PM in 638 East 32nd Street, Brooklyn, NY between Glennwood and Farragut Road. Come play with us!Read More
CARIBANA™, founders of the annual Toronto Caribbean carnival in 1967, will be hosting a press conference to launch the 13th annual children’s carnival at the Food Court of Yorkgate Mall on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 12 Noon (Yorkgate Mall is located at 1 York Gate Boulevard (Jane and Finch), North York, ON, M3N 3A1). At the launch, CARIBANA™ will team up with the management of Yorkgate Mall to announce plans for the 2013 children’s carnival that puts a positive focus on the Jane and Finch community.Read More
There are some things in life that are best enjoyed only when shared with the ideal partner. La Toya “Toya” Lewis seductively sings about the discovery of this phenomenon in her newest release with Precision Productions. In the appropriately named, “Give It To Me”, she sings about a dance partner, whose in-sync moves fulfill her every need and drive her to entreat for even more. Precision lays a hypnotic musical foundation on this track, while steamy lyrics from Stephanas Ramgattie and Akeem Chance form a stairway that leads listeners intoRead More
VP Records is proud to announce that Gyptian’s hit song “Hold You” has officially reached Gold status according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The title-track smash off of Gyptian’s Billboard Top 200 album is the first song from a Jamaican reggae artist to sell over 500,000 copies in almost a decade. Gyptian is overjoyed. “Give thanks to everyone who bought my record. I am humbled by the support of my fans and hold this achievement close to my heart,” he states. This milestone places Gyptian among anRead More