Monthly Archives: "October 2013"

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – Despite spending nominal time in Jamaica due to his hectic tour schedules, International Dancehall superstar Demarco continues to be one of the front-runners for the genre. The blonde-haired singer last week became the first Dancehall act to grace a major concert stage in Ethiopia. Unfolding in the capital of Addis Ababa his performance witnessed a wide cross-section of patrons many of whom were noticeable getting their first introduction to his brand of music, nonetheless the sizable gathering showed their appreciation with bountiful adulations. The True Gift EntertainmentRead More
CARIBBEAN MUSIC CONFERENCE 2013 (8 Major Events In 6 Days) ONE V.I.P. Price = $225 Day 1 (Wed. Oct. 9th) – Event 1 WICKED IN WHITE @ La Vendetta (1909 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, FL) – Hosted By: RAVI B w/ DJ CROWN PRINCE, BARRIE HYPE, ETERNAL VIBES, MAD MAN SMALLIE, SLIM VYBEZ, DJ SHIVA & DJ MARK D – CARIBBEAN MUSIC CONFERENCE Redemption Center Day 2 (Thurs. Oct. 10th) – Event 2 GIRLPOWER @ Miami Airport Convention Center (777 NW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33126) – MACHEL MONTANO & HD,Read More

Posted On October 6, 2013By altonIn Music Reviews, Music-News Radio, News

Another Award for Steele

International reggae singer Steele has chalked up yet another award this time its for Top Male Reggae Performer for 2012-2013 courtesy of the Uprising Music Entertainment Productions Youth In Progress Talent Awards. The award ceremony took place at the Comfort Inn Hotel, Rexdale Boulevard on September 22 and for Steele is a good feeling to be acknowledged for his God-given talent. I’m always grateful for the love and support I receive and never do I take it for granted. Once again I thank the fans and all media for stickingRead More
British / Pakistani Singer & Model ANNIE KHALID is back with an infectious new pop song featuring the legendary Grammy Award winning Reggae King BEENIE MAN. ‘BOOM BOOM DANZE’ is the catchy, up beat and energetic dance track with a reggae twist that is looking set to be a big hit this month, with the backing of Annie’s army of fans worldwide, as well as introduce her to a new mainstream audience with the many reggae & European club mixes also available. Annie Khalid first made waves with her firstRead More
New York, New York (September 26, 2013). As the summer comes to an end Kabaka Pyramid is back on the warm island of Jamaica after touring the West Coast of the United States and a four weeks tour in Europe. It has been a long yet busy summer for Kabaka Pyramid and team Bebble Rock as they traveled the world for this ‘Rebel Music Tour’. While on his West Coast Tour Kabaka Pyramid performed on one of North America’s largest festivals, ‘Reggae on the River’. Performing to a crowd ofRead More
The sixth annual “Oktoberfest En Kweyol”, staged by Windward and Leeward Brewery Limited (WLBL) will have as the main act this year Midnight Groovers of Dominica. “Oktoberfest en Kweyol” will be held on Sunday October 6 at Samaans Park and will feature local creole cuisine, a variety of world-class beers and “live” performances. Organizers say that they are pleased to announce the inclusion of Midnight Groovers- “the original kings of cadence”-to the “Oktoberfest” stage. Formed in 1972 as a combo band in Grand Bay, Dominica, the group was able toRead More
A few days ago, Karamanti’s publicist was contacted by one of the more respected magazines out of Paris, France, (Davibe Jamaica) requesting an interview with the artist. The interview was conducted in English and later translated to French. The questions were centered on Karamanti’s controversial lyrics, as well as her recently released album, Dancehall Retaliates. Persons may check out the interview in its entirety by visiting the magazines official website at http://www.davibejamaica.com/interview/5940-interview-karamanti.html Karamanti is currently in North America but should be back in Jamaica in a few days as sheRead More

Posted On October 2, 2013By altonIn Music Reviews, Music-News Radio, News

RDX for AGD Concert

On Thursday September 26, the Caribbean will once again celebrate the boldness, vision and legacy of Guinness® founder Sir Arthur Guinness when it joins in the global celebration of the fifth Arthur Guinness Day (AGD). On Thursday, the world pays homage to the founder of the world’s number one stout with a grand music celebration featuring some of the world’s best performers across global music genres. In Kingston, Jamaica, some of the Caribbean’s best artistes from Reggae, Soca and Dancehall will converge at the National Indoor Sports Centre. This yearRead More
New York, NY – Dancehall icon Adidja “Vybz Kartel” Palmer drops his new album Kartel Forever: Trilogy, now available physically and digitally worldwide from Tad’s Record. Scoring coveted media attention from mainstream press including MTV, The Fader Magazine and Complex Magazine, along with articles and reviews in numerous European and Caribbean media, Kartel Forever: Trilogy debuted at #5 on the iTunes Reggae Top Albums Chart during its release day on September 24, 2013. The three-disc anthology remains in the iTunes top ten reggae albums, a commendable showing for an albumRead More
Antiguan-Jamaican artist Kenne Blessin was given a hearty welcome by his American fans when he delivered his familiar hits like Seaching and Cinderella plus his newly released single Under Mi Sensi at the Vinyl club in downtown Atlanta. As the only Caribbean performer on the roster for the evening, Kenne Blessin proved his effortless transition as a bonafide crossover artist with the songs that married pop, R&B and a hint of island medley with soca and reggae. “It was extremely well received,” Kenne Blessin said of his first performance ofRead More