Monthly Archives: "August 2013"

New York, New York (August 26, 2013). Grammy nominated, billboard reggae artist Wayne Wonder stops by BET106 & Park before embarking on his European tour last week. On Monday, August 19th Wayne Wonder performed a fans favorite ‘No Letting Go’, in front of a screaming audience age ranging from 14 – 18 year olds. Accompanied by two of the industries top dancers Kemi and Ms. Likkle Bit, Wayne Wonder performance was full of high energy for the 106 & Park audience. After his performance at B.E.T 106 & Park, WayneRead More
New York, NY – Dancehall icon Adidja “Vybz Kartel” Palmer returns with his latest studio effort, Kartel Forever: Trilogy, available physically and digitally worldwide on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, from Tad’s Record. Hailed as the undisputed World Boss of the dancehall genre, this marks a highly-anticipated, full-length, physical album and international release from the controversial artist, who remains incarcerated in his homeland Jamaica. Celebrated and polarized for his stimulating lyrics and provocative ploys on and off stage, there is no doubt Vybz Kartel is a defining thread in the fabricRead More
Last weekend the 10th edition of the Montreal International Reggae Festival (MIRF) attained new heights of popularity with a sold out crowd on Saturday night; and Friday and Sunday selling 97% of the total site capacity of 10,000 seats. The weather was extraordinary, as were the Friday night performances that included Morgan Heritage, making a remarkable return to the MIRF stage for the third time. They performed all their greatest hits as well as extracts from their new album, Here Come the Kings with a dynamic set, despite the absenceRead More
This is a special invitation to all, inviting everyone to The Optimum 7 Night Before Labor Day All Inclusive Event featuring soca artiste Zoelah live and direct, as we get you ready for Labor Day 2013. This event is being hosted by Optimum Events Pro, a premiere events planning entity in New York City which has been hosting quality events for several years but became officially established in 2013. Optimum Event Pro has been renowned for planning and hosting events with a slightly unique touch that is so far unmatched.Read More
On Aug 27th, 2013, Sly & Robbie and The Jam Masters return with their latest effort Reggae Connection, available August 27 on Taxi Records. With nine Grammy nods, two Grammy wins and over 200,000 singles under their belt, the esteemed Jamaican production duo is no stranger to success. The session aces have not only changed the musical landscape in Jamaica. They have impacted music throughout the entire world. During their 30 plus year career, Sly & Robbie have collaborated with legends including Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Peter Tosh,Read More
Written by Lesley Hayles Dancehall Reggae artist Xyclone really hit it big in recent months with his “Back Pocket Rag (Low Me Name)” track that is still getting considerable airplay in Jamaica and the US. Now he returns with a follow up anthem for the ladies that are sure to please. Xyclone’s label RSQTHP Music Group, which is a branch of Spragga Benz’s label, Red Square Productions, and produced “Back Pocket Rag (Low Me Name)”, has teamed up with producers Minto Pierre and Riff Raff to create “Wo!!! (Woiii)”, aRead More
    NEW YORK, USA – After their famous stint with and departure from the disbanded Gaza Empire, Dancehall Producer Notnice and Recording Artiste Popcaan has started working with each other once more. Notnice and Popcaan who have been busy building their own brands over the last few years, recently partnered and produced a single titled ” ‘It’s Too Bad’ on the Dextox Riddim produce by Notnice Records.The single which was released recently has already been creating a stir, as its received thousands of views on YouTube and countless spinsRead More
    New York, NY – The Blitz Riddim – Various Artists is an explosive soundtrack of power soca and is available worldwide from all major digital retailers today, August 13, 2013. Featuring power soca star Skinny Fabulous, soca impresario Jamesy P, and rising sensations Silvah and Teddy Rhymez, the electrifying singles are set to take many stages, playlists and fetes by storm as carnival season continues around the world. Britain-based producer Ashwin “Smash” Seegobin returns to his Trinidadian roots for his latest release and unites with his production teamRead More
    New York, New York (August 13, 2013) – International Young, Hip and Soulful reggae crooner Christopher Martin have been given the key to the city of Hartford, Connecticut and granted his own day. After making his debut to the world in 2005 and being crowned Digicel Rising star, Christopher Martin has become an international household name to many. With his hit single ‘Cheaters Prayer’ he has achieved international acclaim from numerous industry outlets and musical features. Yet, this past Saturday, August 10th, Christopher Martin received one of theRead More
    New York, NY – Dancehall supergroup T.O.K. remains the talk of Kingston and more, with the their new smash single “Want U Body,” available today, August 12, 2013 on all major digital retailers worldwide from Kick Dem Records, distributed by FOX FUSE. Released in two versions, “Want U Body” for radio and the explicit version, “Want Punanny” for the dancehall massive, these signature dancehall tunes bring T.O.K.’s trademark party vibes and make for the perfect soundtrack to keep you dancing all year long. Penned by T.O.K. and producedRead More