Monthly Archives: "July 2013"

href=”http://tropicalfete.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Yung-Image1.jpg”> London, UK (July. 5, 2013) – For several years now New York’s underground have become increasingly familiar with the popular mixtapes of a rising sensation named Yung Image. Remixing popular tracks such as Laza Morgan’s – “One By One”, Lady Gaga’s, “Bad Romance” and Drake’s “Light it Up”. Born in the Caribbean island of Grenada, Yung Image (Brendon Baptiste) migrated to the United States to live with his mother and brothers. Through his love for music he found a common ground with his new environment. He quickly gravitated towardsRead More
The July, 2013 issue of L3 marks a major milestone! This year marks the 2nd anniversary of the re-launch of L3; we are officially 2! Over the past 2 years, L3 Magazine has connected fans with the industries best personalities, and has balanced that with information on music news, fashion, beauty and as of late, great recipes. There is no doubt that readers are clear, L3 Is the #1 Caribbean-Urban online publication! This month, we celebrate our Earthstrong by featuring Sizzla Kalonji on the front cover. With the release ofRead More
Etana is happy to announce her first headlining North American tour in support of her critically-acclaimed third studio album Better Tomorrow on VP Records. The reggae songstress kicked off the tour last night in Decatur, GA and will continue to headline shows in over 20 U.S. cities – spanning the South, Northeast, Midwest and Western region. In addition to these more intimate club dates, she will be performing at major stage shows, including Portland’s Northwest World Reggae Festival, Austin Reggae Festival, Summer Jam 2013 in West Palm Beach, FL asRead More
Steel Pulse may have explored various styles of music since they started out in 1975, but when it comes to the message, the UK’s Grammy – Winning reggae band has remained close to their roots. The Group has continued their commitment to fighting injustice, educating the masses, and promoting positive messages through spiritually uplifting music. “We just can’t ignore the politics, because every life and soul that’s born on this earth is a political maneuver for someone, at some point”, Hinds explains. “From a spiritual aspect, it’s really an upliftRead More
Fresh off the debut of his RRRICH Mixtape, ace lyricist Sanjay has joined forces with top flight producer Kirkledove to drop his summer scorcher Hold Dem. Bringing the heat, the track, which was released earlier this week, is creating heightened excitement in the dancehall. Coupled with that Sanjay has launched a Hold Dem body competition on his facebook page where fans can win J$20,000 dollars by posting their Hold Dem pics and voting. Sanjay says the Hold Dem song and competition is his way of showing appreciation to his femaleRead More
(Photos courtesy of Buch & Allan Limchoy)   MONDAY 1st JULY, 2012 (PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO): Next weekend, when the BP Marionettes Chorale takes to the Queen’s Hall stage with the first concert of their 50th anniversary season, Landmarks, their tireless conductor and artistic director Gretta Taylor will have been leading them for 39 of those 50 years. She found herself with baton in hand after what she describes as a “crisis of succession”. But Taylor – like her colleagues Joanne Mendes and Susan Dore, who all joinedRead More
Port of Spain, Trinidad (July 1, 2013) – He made a vow to himself that there would be no failure- there would be no obstacle big enough to slow down his drive and he’s living that vow. Dale Ryan, the latest singer/songwriter out of Trinidad and Tobago to prove that he’s got an indelible passion to create and share his creations, is about to unleash something huge. In recent days, teaser promotions announcing the arrival of the “Early Bird Riddim” ahead of Barbados’ Crop Over carnival celebrations have been makingRead More
  As the saying goes “the early bird catches the first worm” with a flock like Destra Garcia, Alison Hinds and Super Jigga TC these early birds intend on catching the attention of the soca industry at home, up the islands and beyond with a supporting cast of writers (Dale Ryan and Patrice Millien) and producer (Starblu Entertainment) who contributed to giving rise to the ever popular Project 5 Riddim. This fleet promises to whistle beautiful melodies in Crop Over all the way to Trinidad Carnival 2014. Early Bird RiddimRead More