Monthly Archives: "April 2014"

New York, New York. International reggae lyricist Kabaka Pyramid, is ready to embark on his “Lead the Way” Spring European Tour after his recent Juno Award win. On Saturday, March 29th reggae artists Exco Levi and Kabaka Pyramid won the prestigious Canadian Juno Award for Best Reggae Recording of the Year, which was a collaboration with the three time Juno award winner Exco Levi for the single ‘Strive’. ‘Strive’ produced by Silly Walks, on the Honey Pot Riddim talks about striving and never allowing anyone or anything to get youRead More
Kingston, Jamaica – International Dancehall Star Mr. Vegas is set to add yet another milestone to his expanding career. The artiste, who is currently on a multi-city tour of the United States, has been officially added to the lineup for Miami Urban Radio 103.5 The Beat’s 2014 Beat Down Concert at BB&T Centre in Miami on Thursday, June 12, 2014. Branded as one of the hottest urban music shows in Florida, the 2014 Beat Down Concert will feature the biggest names in Hip Hop and R & B and nowRead More
Ready for the road, Dancehall and Reggae entertainer Richy Rych joins the legend Everton Blender on his US tour that begins in Louisville, Kentucky, and continues to its conclusion April 20th, 2014 in Austin Texas for the Austin Reggae Festival. Considered as one of the forefront artists in the crossover market between Reggae / Dancehall and Hip Hop, Richy has steadily been gaining fans who are eager for more of what the artist has to offer. In particular, his song “Summertime,” produced by DJ Sky for Sky Records based inRead More
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Marcia Griffiths kicked off her year-long golden anniversary celebration earlier this year on the opening night of Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, and is now booked for Groovin In The Park festival in New York City on June 29. “After weeks of negotiations, a deal was reached for the reggae queen to join Chronixx and other soon-to-be-announced acts at the festival …” a press release from The PR Agency said on Thursday. “We are truly honoured to have a reggae legend of the stature of Marcia GriffithsRead More

Posted On April 10, 2014By altonIn Music Reviews, Music-News Radio, News

T.O.K – EPK

With the continuing success of dancehall and it’s influence on pop music worldwide, the buzz is on: Who are the next superstars to rise from Jamaica’s bottomless musical psyche? If you ask The New York Times, it’s T.O.K. the reggae/R&B infused harmonious quartet who the paper hailed as “the world’s greatest dancehall-reggae boy band.” Unlike reggae dancehall crooners of yesteryear, Xavier “Flexx” Davidson, Craig “Craig T” Thompson, Alistaire “Alex” McCalla, and Roshaun “Bay-C” Clarke – the crew of 20 something Kingstonians collectively known as T.O.K. – don’t need to huntRead More
Winnipeg, Canada 2014 continues to be an outstanding year for *Exco Levi* who this evening, March 29th, 2014 made Canadian history where Reggae is concerned by winning the *2014 Reggae Recording of the Year* category, marking 3 consecutive wins. The only artist to win 3 back to back Juno Awards (the Canadian equivalent of a Grammy) for Best Reggae Recording, this accomplishment is shared by his co-performer, *Kabaka Pyramid*, and producer, *Silly Walks Discotheque*. The Awards held in Winnipeg, Canada, is the 44th annual production which recognizes the best CanadianRead More
New York, NY – Trinidadian soca star Darryl “Farmer Nappy” Henry is set to ignite New York City as he officially launches his latest album Big People Party to media and fans on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at famed Manhattan music venue, S.O.B.’s (204 Varick Street, New York, NY 10014). His third, full-length studio effort was released worldwide (both physically and digitally) on February 25, 2014 by FOX FUSE. “I am happy to be officially launching my album Big People Party with the support of my full team, live forRead More
Gyptian headed to Tobago before the Carnival madness to team up with Kes The Band for his sizzling new video “Wet Fete.” The video was directed by the island’s own Dave Elliot and Andre Thorne from Baby Thorne Production in collaboration with Tobago House of Assembly and Synergy TV. The reggae-soca jam is off Gyptian’s most recent album Sex, Love and Reggae (VP Records) and produced by Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis along with Stanley “Rellee” Hayden and Dennis “DC” Coronel for A-Team Productions. WATCH GYPTIAN’S “WET FETE” FT. KES THE BANDRead More
NEW YORK, NY, – Just 11 days before award-winning, New York-based artist Monty Alexander releases his new album, the jazz virtuoso is set for a scintillating performance at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College. The Jamaican-born, Grammy-nominated performer and his band Harlem-Kingston Express are set to raise the roof in the Caribbean-populated borough of Brooklyn on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 8 p.m. “We are bringing a party that will fuse the smooth sounds of jazz classics with the infectious rhythms of reggae to create aRead More