Monthly Archives: "March 2014"

Trinidadian Ragga Soca vocalist Bunji Garlin brings the energy this Carnival week on his native island with a brand new EP Carnival Tabanca, available tomorrow (March 4) on VP Records. The four-song set will feature his latest crop of Carnival tunes, including the popular title track, its fierce remix, the party starter “Red Light District” and Trinidad’s 2014 street anthem “Truck On D Road.” The self-proclaimed Viking of Soca also unleashes his latest video for “Carnival Tabanca.” Produced by Sheriff Mumbles (the man responsible for Garlin’s crossover hit “Differentology (ReadyRead More

Posted On March 12, 2014By altonIn News

African Royalty Reigns a New York Runway

Each season fashion week in New York offers emerging fashion designers who take a unique approach to conceptualizing apparel. Concepts can range from colors, shape texture and a combination of everything that the creative mind can conceive. This season TeKay Designs, a couture studio based in Houston Texas, presented Queen of the Brides, a collection of gowns with accessories that are historic and have a cultural significance. TeKay’s presentation opened with an acoustic chorus sound track, chromatic luminance and a branded light projection. Ethnic diversity was applied to model selection;Read More
From Soca Royalty, to much-loved stars, and even exciting newcomers, the Precision team has consistently kept its fans on their toes at the end of every Carnival season, in breathless anticipation of a collection of music that can be enjoyed all year round. This year, We Muzik, Vol 5, Trinidad and Tobago, not only lives up to, but also surpasses all of those expectations. Double Monarch holder Machel Montano, appears along with Queen of Bacchanal Destra Garcia, in addition to such talented artists as Blaxx, Kees Dieffenthaller, Isaac Blackman, NadiaRead More
New York, NY – Soca star Darryl “Farmer Nappy” Henry brings the spirit of Trinidad Carnival to the global masses with his new album Big People Party, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers, as well as physical CD in stores, from FOX FUSE. Celebrating over 30 years in music, the accomplished and acclaimed Trinidadian singer/songwriter delivers the very best that soca music has to offer with this new collection of hits on his third full-length studio effort. It is the only album that is released internationally by anRead More
Saint Lucia – Chris Harrison, the host of ABC’s hit romance reality series The Bachelor, will return with the show to the island of Saint Lucia to host the final two episodes of the season, including the highly anticipated Final Rose Ceremony. The episodes are set to air on Tuesday, February 25, and Monday, March 10, 2014. The Bachelor, currently in its 18th season and starring Bachelor Juan Pablo Galavis, has visited Saint Lucia before, most recently with Bachelor Jake Pavelka during season 14 of the series. “The Bachelor hasRead More

Posted On March 12, 2014By altonIn News

Carnival Of The Poconos – SPLIT ROCK RESORT

The Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania is proud to host the sights, sounds, smells and spirit of the Caribbean and South American Carnival celebration. We invite you to revel in a delightful experience of the various cultures we are paying homage to. From the cultural sounds of reggae, kompa and calypso to delectable cuisine; from beautiful art and colorful fashion to its varied and proud history; from the foot tapping and hip swaying Latin vibes to the familiar compassion of its accommodating people. Come and allow your senses to feast onRead More

Posted On March 12, 2014By altonIn News

JACKIE O. LAUNCHES MISCELLANEA

  Castries, Saint Lucia – On the brink of Saint Lucia’s 35th anniversary of Independence, Jackie O presents ‘MISCELLANEA’! As described by their name, the new group miscellaneA is a group of young men with varying talents in their own right. This group includes Alex ‘Sawlty’ Klien, Adrian ‘Drii Notes’ Klien, Arnold ‘AJ’ Jules and Stephen Dantes. After working with each of them individually and recognizing their talents, Jackie Cherebin-Weekes of Jackie O. had a vision of them combining their talents to create a distinctive sound. She encouraged them toRead More
Tropicalfete’s Keran Deterville: When did you start writing? Author Tilsa Wright: Back in 2007, I later self-published my first book ‘Related Affairs’ in 2010.   Tropicalfete’s Keran Deterville: Describe your body of work? Author Tilsa Wright:Very edgy and risky.   Tropicalfete’s Keran Deterville: What inspired the “Star Boy” series? Author Tilsa Wright:Love and Happiness, a group conversation about our first high school love. The challenges to capture a man’s heart and what does it take for them to be completely faithful.   Tropicalfete’s Keran Deterville: What did writing these booksRead More

Posted On March 6, 2014By altonIn News

Wayne Marshall NYC Album Launch

Jamaican dancehall singer Wayne Marshall announces U.S. Spring Tour in support of his brand new album Tru Colors (Ghetto Youths International), which debuted last week at #4 on U.S. Billboard’s Reggae Album chart. Throughout April and May, he will join Stephen “Ragga” Marley and Jo Mersa to rock the country’s top venues in over 20 cities nationwide. Critics have already begun to sing their praises regarding Wayne Marshall’s Tru Colors, his first album in over a decade on Ghetto Youths International and distributed through Thirty Tigers/Sony RED. Last week, AssociatedRead More

Posted On March 6, 2014By altonIn News

Spanner Banner Declares 'Love Is A Champion'

New York, USA – Spanner Banner is generating a new buzz in the reggae market with the single, ‘Love Is Champion’, which has been getting favorable airplay on local radio. He started out the year 2014 with a bang with a brilliant performance at this year’s Rebel Salute 2014. “The single is doing well on radio especially in Canada and St. Maarten, and with the release of the video, people rate the video, they are excited about it,” he said. He is working on an EP which will feature seven tracksRead More