Monthly Archives: "March 2014"

Posted On March 29, 2014By altonIn Music Reviews, News

NAACP Awards Dominican singer

Bronx NY – The Williamsbridge chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) on Saturday 15th March 2014, honoured classically-trained singer Marie-Claire for her extraordinary accomplishments and service to the community as part of its Women’s History Month celebration.   The singer, who was born on the Caribbean island of Dominica, received three awards from President of the Westbridge NAACP, Julian McDavid: a plaque from the NAACP, and a citation each from the New York State Senate and the New York State Assembly. The event’s themeRead More
Bronx NY – Last Saturday 15th March 2014, the Williamsbridge branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), will as part of their Women’s History Month celebration, honour Dominica-born singer marie-claire, in recognition and celebration of her extraordinary accomplishments and service to the community.     “marie-claire is a singer without limitation who is accomplished in several genres and we say bravo to her and welcome her into the group of honorees,” Says event host and President of the Westbridge NAACP, Julian McDavid. A regular actRead More
The contrasts and the traditions of Ancient Power are what make it such an exciting album. If you are interested in what reggae is sounding like in the present, then this is a great place to start. It will be intriguing to see where Meta & the Cornerstones go next.” Joe Wilcock, Meta & The Cornerstones – Ancient Power “Ancient Power’ is solid and bright and manages to balance influences from the Caribbean, the U.S., the Middle East and Africa. Highlights include the upbeat Bound to Glory with a rockingRead More
Fresh on the heels of the Jamaican bobsled team’s participation in the 2014 Sochi Games, the man who played a Jamaican bobsledder and wrote the theme song in the now infamous movie, “Cool Runnings,” is set to attend the biggest investment summit on the Caribbean outside the region, Invest Caribbean Now, (ICN). MALIK YOBA Hollywood actor and activist, Malik Yoba, will be among the top attendees at this year’s Caribbean Week in New York summit, set for June 4, 2014 at the prestigious Harvard Club of New York from 11:30Read More
Natasha Von Castle, Editor-in-Chief of L3 Magazine, marks International Women’s Day 2014 with a speech to delegates at the Women’s Empowerment Conference (March 6th, 7th, and 8th) hosted by Africa to America LLC at the United Nations. Using the theme of ‘Inspiring Change,’ Natasha shared her story of beginning her journey in Toronto, Canada, and making a change in her community of Reggae and Caribbean culture, by developing an internationally respected monthly publication that celebrates the best in Music, the Arts and Entertainment; the ripple effect to that change areRead More
Natasha Von Castle, Editor-in-Chief of L3 Magazine, marks International Women’s Day 2014 with a speech to delegates at the Women’s Empowerment Conference (March 6th, 7th, and 8th) hosted by Africa to America LLC at the United Nations. Using the theme of ‘Inspiring Change,’ Natasha shared her story of beginning her journey in Toronto, Canada, and making a change in her community of Reggae and Caribbean culture, by developing an internationally respected monthly publication that celebrates the best in Music, the Arts and Entertainment; the ripple effect to that change areRead More

Posted On March 28, 2014By altonIn News

NEW SINGLE ZION STEREO out at SXSW!

“The contrasts and the traditions of Ancient Power are what make it such an exciting album. If you are interested in what reggae is sounding like in the present, then this is a great place to start. It will be intriguing to see where Meta & the Cornerstones go next.” Joe Wilcock, Meta & The Cornerstones – Ancient Power. “Ancient Power’ is solid and bright and manages to balance influences from the Caribbean, the U.S., the Middle East and Africa. Highlights include the upbeat Bound to Glory with a rockingRead More
D.D. Dumbo Photo Credit: Lisa Businovski Tuesday, 3/11 at 3:15pm at B.D. Riley’s Pub – Sound Gallery Showcase 204 East 6th St. | Austin, TX 78702 with Bellusira, OXBLVD, Thief, D Calf, Oh Mercy, Sun Rai, The Kin, Kirin J Callinan Thursday, 3/13 at 1:00am at The Blackheart – Communion Showcase 86 Rainey Street | Austin, TX 78701 with Alex Vargas, Leah Mason, Ãsgeir Trausti, Bad Suns, Syd Arthur Thursday, 3/13 at 3:15pm at The Blackheart – Mtheory Hide and Seek Party 86 Rainey Street | Austin, TX 78701 withRead More
New York, New York – For many of us attending parties helps us to release some stress, dance and enjoy the music. During a party sometimes hundreds maybe thousands of people gather socially to have a great time. For the DJs of Road International they are always thinking to take the party scene one step further. DJ Bully, Mad Scientist and Mr Crump of Road International have brought a socially fused concept to the dancehall scene. They should be applauded for bringing a strong message and awareness to the partyRead More