Monthly Archives: "July 2013"

Toronto based record label, Jah Mix Records, a subsidiary of Jah Mix Production, proudly presents the brand new reggae compilation entitled, Reggae Champions Unleashed. The album which is distributed by VPAL (a division of VP Records), features some of Reggae’s most respected voices, such as; Gregory Isaacs, George Nooks, Frankie Paul, Mikey Spice and many others. The entire project is produced by Ronald Abrahams, more popularly known as Charlie, along with additional production by Lee. Reggae Champions Unleashed is currently available on all major online music retail stores. Below areRead More
SONY MUSIC’S talent search for a young male Caribbean reggae/pop artiste closes on Monday 29th, July 2013. “We know there is undiscovered talent in the Caribbean, so it’s an opportunity for an artist or talented youngster in his teens to mid 20’s to have a shot at a major record deal,” says Caribbean Media & Entertainment Consultant Josanne Leonard. Leonard who has been coordinating the pan-Caribbean search for SONY MUSIC observes “we are not the most time-sensitive people so this is the very last opportunity for anyone who is seriouslyRead More
In preparing for its 10th anniversary celebration the Montreal International Reggae Festival (MIRF) is making huge efforts to appease loyal patrons. In so doing MIRF added Luciano to the Sunday night roster at the Old Port of Montreal, where the festivities roll out on August 16, 17 and 18. Regrettably, in a surprising message, Takana Zion announced his inability to tour this summer and will not be appearing at MIRF 2013. Previously slated to perform on MIRF’s opening night, Takana Zion will leave no void, as Morgan Heritage, Chris Combette,Read More
Morgan Heritage, one of contemporary reggae’s most powerful forces, announce U.S. and Canada tour dates in support of their first studio album in five years ‘Here Come The Kings.’ The sibling quintet, known worldwide for their riveting live performances, is currently rocking major stage shows across Europe and will wrap in London at the O2 Academy on July 21. The North American leg of the Here Come The Kings Tour will kick off in Los Angeles on July 31 and see Morgan Heritage perform in almost 20 cities in lessRead More
NEW YORK, NY – The annual JRG Bikini Under the Bridge Fashion Extravaganza took place in the historic Downtown Brooklyn, just one block from the colossus Barclays Center this past Sunday to an audience of over 500 people. The bikini event now in its 8th year was hosted by the show’s brand ambassador and former Miss Universe and Miss World Representative and Recording Artist Shermain Jeremy. Also gracing the stage was Antigua’s Queen of Carnival 2011 Ms. Latisha Greene who wowed the crowd with her unique look and strong runwayRead More
After a hugely successful PART 1, Jammins Entertainment presents SINGERS IN ACTION – PART II. This year’s much anticipated Singers In Action – Part II is schedule for two days at two venues across two states. The concert will feature Lover’s Rock Sensation, “BERES HAMMOND” along with Roots & Culture, Reggae Ambassador, “LUCIANO”, in a return to Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC on Friday, August 2nd and its Big Debut at the New Jersey Performing Art Center (NJPAC) in Newark, NJ on Saturday, August 3rd, 2013. Beres Hammond, Reggae connoisseurs sighRead More
Benny Page releases a free download of his new official remix of Snoop Lion’s “Lighters Up,” ahead of preparing his 1st studio album. This remix adds to his catalogue of major artist remixes for the likes of Gyptian, B.o.B, Nas, Jessie J and Tinnie Tempah. LONDON, ENGLAND (High Culture) – UK producer and DJ, Benny Page is currently preparing studio sessions in both the UK and Jamaica for his 1st studio album. The eclectic sounds of the album draw from influences ranging from dancehall to trap, reggae to drum &Read More
Five days of media interviews and 2 electrifying performances have the French Caribbean community in Paris all talking about Machel Montano! The Carnaval Tropical of Paris invited Machel this year as their guest of honor. Machel’s French label, Universal France, seized the opportunity for him to make the rounds of targeted radio stations as they release his first single in France: Mr. Fete featuring Matt Houston and Kulu G. Machel did in did interviews not only on some of the main radio stations for the French Caribbean community such asRead More
This is the debut full-length by Joseph Childress. The ten songs on this record, dubbed “The Rebirths” by fans, were penned on the road during nearly two years of “hard traveling” – hopping freight trains, hitchhiking, and eventually living out of a car. All this came to a halt shortly after finding trouble in New Orleans, prompting Joseph to find his way back to his childhood home in the Colorado Rockies. Once there, he locked himself in the bathroom with his road-worn guitar – its neck cracked while jumping fromRead More
Here he goes again! “Mr. Energy”, Shurwayne is ready to release one to take you into the August heat. This release is dubbed #Tun Up. Shurwayne has been busy performing, he has managed across various carnivals throughout the Caribbean and in the easternmost states in the U.S. with his tireless energetic performances. With each show and performance, the outcome is always the same, the dance “Tun Up!”, as West Indians love to say. Shurwayne has been hard at work in studios in and out of Trinidad with one goal inRead More