Monthly Archives: "January 2014"

Posted On January 9, 2014By altonIn Music Reviews, Music-News Radio, News

Groovy Monarch Title

Scrappy has managed the double!! The Punch & Get Out Soca Monarch competition with the two categories “Groovy & Power”, saw soca artist Scrappy walk away with the Groovy title for the second time running, making him the back to back monarch. The song “Guilty” which was a hit all year on radio stations worldwide was the selected song on the night of the competition. Scrappy’s performance was crowd pleasing and engaging. The track is available on his album “We Soca” which is also available for digital download on allRead More
Miami, FL – Back again for it’s 3rd year, the Virginia Key GrassRoots Festival offers something completely different than any other music festival in Miami. Held on the pristine sands of the Historic Virginia Key Beach Park, camping is available on the main festival grounds, just steps from the sparkling Atlantic Ocean. Virginia Key is a short ride from downtown Miami, but is quiet and secluded from the hustle and bustle of the city, creating the perfect setting for this one-of-a-kind festival. Tent camping and Vehicle Camping are available, centrallyRead More
New York, New York – K’Coneil is a Native of Montego Bay Jamaica where he grew up in the small poverty stricken village of Granville. Born in a household of singers it wasn’t long before he developed a very strong love of music. At the very tender age of 4 he began singing in church as most singers do and over the next eleven years he was a lead singer in different groups and choirs and toured the entire island, which created a fire in him to develop an immenseRead More
New York, New York – Hats off to Team Shaggy and Friends. The momentum of such a worthy event began to build days after the announcement that Jamaica’s’ songbird Tessanne Chin was crowned winner of the 5th season of NBCs The Voice. After the announcement of her win, Shaggy and his team immediately announced the full line up of his annual charity event for Bustamante Children Hospital. Shaggy went on a media campaign along with some of the many artists who contributed their time and energy for this cause. ForRead More
Socaholic presents #Fused, a collection of Caribbean sounds fused with Urban riddims and bass for yuh waist. This mix CD has been lovingly crafted by DJ Chris Vee into a listening experience that is action-packed, creative and full of twists and turns. Soca is the constant that runs through a mix that is laced with EDM, Dancehall and Urban vibes, pulling together influences from the Caribbean, Europe and the UK scene. #Fused opens with the epic Differentology and showcases some of the best bits from 2013, with a few throwRead More
(Nassau, The Bahamas)… It’s a new season, there’s a new co-host and a new season is about to launch as judges seek The Bahamas’ next “gospel recording superstar” with 242Untapped. Returning are judges producer/coach Chris Roberts, international worship leader and recording artist Nadene Moss, singer/songwriter Jonathan ‘Jonny’ Farrington and Vincent ‘V-Mac’ McDonald of Elevation Records who wears several hats as host, director and creator of the show. Scores auditioned with about 100 getting callbacks. Their journey from the initial audition to belting it out for the top spot will beginRead More