Monthly Archives: "July 2013"

New York, NY – On Wednesday, August 7, the great Nigerian Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey, returns to New York City for a grand performance at SOB’s alongside a full live band and King Sunny Ade’s dancers! Born in Idogo, the Western region of Nigeria, the Jùjú pioneer’s musical talent was recognized early on when he was asked to lead the band at his Methodist Primary School. After moving to Lagos in the mid-1950s he played in various other bands before starting his own, the International Brothers, in 1964. They soonRead More
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (24 July, 2013) – The “Ultimate Guru of Cool” is to deliver the ultimate lessons on perfect visitor experiences and authenticity to hundreds of the Caribbean’s most influential tourism minds at the region’s leading tourism conference. The international trends consultant, Daniel Levine, will deliver the keynote address at the State of the Industry Conference which takes place in Martinique from 15-18 October. Named the “Ultimate Guru of Cool” by the American television news network, CNN, Levine is the executive director of the Avant-Guide Institute (AGI), a New York-basedRead More
This past Sunday (July 21), Gyptian made a surprise guest appearance at the third annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, which attracted over 15,000 people to Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY to celebrate the finest Caribbean cuisine, culture and music. Irie Jam’s 93.5 FM radio personality DJ Roy called the reggae star to the main stage to present him a RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) certified Gold plaque for Gyptian’s #1 hit single “Hold You.” The title-track from Gyptian’s Billboard Top 200 album is the first track from aRead More
Dancehall star Wayne Marshall drops his latest visual for “I Know,” directed by Jay Will and shot in Kingston, Jamaica. Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, who produced the contagious single for Marshall’s upcoming album Tru Colors slated for September 2013 on the Marley-owned label Ghetto Youths International, also makes a special cameo appearance in the video. Official YouTube Video: Wayne Marshall, along with the rest of the Ghetto Youths Crew, is slated to tour the U.S. east coast around his album release. Tour dates to be announced shortly.Read More
St. Lucian born Shani Morris releases steamy dancehall single “Sexual Healing” on the Starizma Riddim for summer 2013. Sexual Healing is expected be one of the most anticipated songs on the riddim for radio airplay and a ladies anthem at the parties. Shani wrote the track and the riddim was produced by the young Jamaican producers known as the Fras Twins. The Starizma Riddim also features dancehall superstars like Demarco, Voicemail and TOK. Shani is excited about the track and is hoping it does as well as it is expectedRead More
July 22, 2013 (Port-of-Spain, Trinidad) Music producers may come a dime a dozen these days in Trinidad and Tobago but good ones understand the value of honing their craft. For that reason, Pengco Music’s Randal Alexander has been making the rounds at international music conferences and the like in recent months, this of course, amid working on a project he’s referring to as Riddim 868- something that’s very different from anything done in Trinidad and Tobago in the past. Swappi and Orlando Octave recently wrapped up work with Alexander, completingRead More
Midilord Inc. takes great pleasure to announce that Camille Kaye’s debut album entitled “Solstice” is now available in stores. Camille Kaye has released her much anticipated debut album “Solstice” which has been released independently by MidiLord Inc. on June 21st 2013. The album has a mix of Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, and R&B. “Solstice” is available in online stores like iTunes, Amazon, Google Music Store, Rhapsody, and Shazam just to name a few. Camille Kaye’s sound is an eclectic mix of reggae/dancehall mixed with R&B/Hip-Hop. The production for Solstice comesRead More
KINGSTON, JAMAICA | JULY 22, 2013 | According to the old adage ‘Hard Work Is The Key To Success’, and indeed the statement bares truth, this as media mogul, promoter and radio personality Lady Rennae known for her relentless pursuits in the industry was named ‘Media Personality Of The Year’ at the recently concluded Music Industry Achievers Awards. (M.I.A) The award show which got on the way last Thursday, July 18th at the White Dragon Club, New Kingston saw the vivacious Fame FM broadcaster fending off some stiff competition toRead More
New York: Brooklyn based Jammins Production and CCB Int’l is pleased to announce that Bartenura Moscato and Combine Insurance are official sponsors of the annual “Singers In Action – Part. 2” concert series slated to take place on Friday, August 2nd at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan and debuting at the New Jersey Performing Art Center (NJPAC) in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday, August 3rd, 2013. The concert’s stellar lineup includes lover’s rock king Beres Hammond and ‘Reggae Ambassador’ Luciano. In endorsing the event, Kelly Ann Ross, executive of BartenuraRead More
Queens, New York – The culturally rich and gastronomically delightful 3rd Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York brought out a diverse group of some 15,000 patrons – from grandmas and grandpas to babies and everyone in between – for a cultural and culinary feast that left them thoroughly satisfied. From the gates opened at noon until closing time at 8:00 p.m., patrons feasted as they savored a variety of entertainment offerings. The line to enter the park stretched for blocks as some patronsRead More