Monthly Archives: "September 2013"

(Atlanta, Georgia)… In an effort to lure Bahamians back home to render their skills in the tourism and business sector, Baha Mar and the Bahamas Consulate Office of Atlanta are teaming up to host a Discovery Day Mixer in the city. The event, set for October 11 from 6 – 9p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on 265 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia, will target Bahamian professionals, students, and more. According to Bahamas Consul General Randy Rolle, this direct approach will assist in combating what many have deemed a ‘brain drain’Read More
Michelle Lisa Herman A former student and collaborator on “The Indigo Room”, Michelle Lisa Herman is an interdisciplinary artist who lives and works in Washington, D.C. She graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2008 with a BFA in general fine art and art history. Her work spans a variety of media from abstract painting to interactive installation. Celebrate the works of Haitian artist, Edouard Duval Carrie Haitian painting is easily recognizable and known for its brightly painted, orderly planted fields, tropical landscapes and detailed imagery. Do notRead More
KINGSTON, JAMAICA | SEPTEMBER 7, 2013 | Currently in Australia on a six city tour of that continent, international Dancehall superstar Demarco was nothing short of superb last weekend when he pulled out thousands of Spanish speaking fans in Costa Rica for a pair of concerts dubbed the ‘Black Carpet’. Hosted in the Afro-Caribbean community of Limon the first staging saw a large influx of over 7,000 patrons filing in to show their support for the Jamaican. Less than thirty minutes into the show the venue was filled to capacityRead More
NEW YORK, USA – Dancehall’s leading RDX has released another viral video for their latest controversial single ‘Free Worl Boss’. RDX who clearly stated that the life story thus far of the neo king is one of a ‘rags to riches’ story, which themselves amongst many other Jamaican can relate to. Renegade of RDX states “lt needs to be established that this is not us seeking nuh hype off kartel, we dun hype already before. This is us standing up for a fellow artiste and ghetto representative plus reflecting whatRead More
Alborosie may not be Jamaican by birth, yet he promotes reggae music in its truest sense. With dreadlocks almost touching the floor, the Sicilian-born singer – one turned Jamaican national – is a proud Rastafarian armed with a rebel philosophy. On Monday, September 30, 2013, he continues his musical mission with his self-produced, landmark album and vinyl LP Sound The System on Greensleeves Records. Alborosie also has a U.S tour planned for February 2014 in support of the North American release. Tour dates will be announced later this fall. SoundRead More
On August 27, 2013, 17 North Parade unlocked its vaults once again to unveil The Mighty Diamonds’ 2CD/DVD Reggae Anthology Pass The Knowledge. In support of the album, the band will tour Europe in October and then head to the United States. The remarkable 39-track selection from the legendary Jamaican harmony trio features their most essential hits (some of which are available on CD for the very first time) plus four previously unreleased dubplate exclusives. As an added bonus, the collection includes a 25-minute DVD of The Mighty Diamonds lightingRead More
New York, New York (September 6, 2013) Ranch Ent. is proud to announce the release of Shaggy’s 12th album titled “Out of Many, One Music”, produced by legendary Jamaican duo Sly & Robbie and Sting International Co Produced by Lenky Marsden, available digitally on September 24th 2013. As one of music’s highly acclaimed artist with two multi-platinum albums, eight number 1 hits, twelve top ten singles worldwide, a diamond selling album and a Grammy for best reggae album, Shaggy is at it again. “Out of Many, One Music”, puts ShaggyRead More
NEW YORK, USA – Already building quite a repertoire, Alkaline can be edgy but is conscious of the merits of doing songs that can comfortably be affixed with that ‘fit for airplay’ sticker. Brushing aside the hype of his eye tattoo, Alkaline isnt focused on gimmickry as his latest single titled “Things Mi Love” produced by Notnice Records has been doing favorably well locally and internationally. Alkaline is now playing quite a balancing act as he indulges his passion for music, while pursuing a journalism degree at the University ofRead More
Following fast on her breakthrough hit Ex Boyfriend, Belizean Reggae rising star Tanya Carter has debuted her video for the latest track Mr. Dj Boy. The song, which is on the Tunova Riddim produced by Christopher Birch, is another credit worthy effort by the Belizean who has carved out a reggae niche for herself while still maintaining her Belizean roots. She says for the video,”We wanted a nice fresh look – not so clubby, and we just basically did a video with willing people that came out for the ride.Read More
New York, NY – Trinidadian trio RegulaZ serves up their second single with new hit “Get Loud,” available today, September 3, 2013, from all major digital retailers worldwide, distributed by FOX FUSE. Produced by 1st Klase Records, “Get Loud” is a fusion of flavors derived from their rich island heritage in the Caribbean, along with pop, hip-hop and electronic influences from around the world, as the RegulaZ keeps their fingers on the international pulse, for music fans everywhere. The eclectic collective known as RegulaZ consists of singers/songwriters Jason “Duc J”Read More