Monthly Archives: "June 2014"

Posted On June 28, 2014By altonIn Fashion, Music-News Radio, News, Uncategorized

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Culinary, Cultural and Musical Experience for 4th annual Grace Jamaican Festival NY QUEENS, NY – Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York will be transformed into a mecca of Jamaican food, music and culture on Sunday, July 20, when the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival – New York makes its fourth staging this year. Patrons attending “New York’s Biggest Caribbean Food Festival” will be treated to a feast of new and improved offerings designed to heighten their experience and continue the tradition of delivering exceptional entertainment, appealing to every member ofRead More
Natural Black Slated To Release His 14th Album “No Prejudice”. Renowned for his socially-conscious musical messages, Reggae star Natural Black is gearing up for the July 8th release of his 14th full length studio album titled “No Prejudice”. Laying his distinctively smooth, mellow voice on 15 tracks, the album spans the spectrum of all that embodies reggae, from Culture, Ska, Lovers Rock, Social Commentaries, Dancehall and even an underlying gospel vibe. Natural Black has delivered what is sure to become a classic album. The title name speaks for itself, “NoRead More
Ms. Cameron wrote a book of short stories about her early family life that she calls, And Then We Laughed. She wrote the book for her children and grandchildren as a family heirloom, but the fresh and vivid descriptions of life lived long before electronic gadgets in an exotic Caribbean country touched a universal chord in readers, and the book took wing. In the book the author pays tribute to her loving and close knit family. She recounts some universal aspects of childhood and explores the life and culture ofRead More
MAXI PRIEST GEARS UP FOR NEW ALBUM EASY TO LOVE AVAILABLE JUL 1 (DIGITAL) AND JUL 8 (IN STORES) This Week Only iTunes Radio’s First Play Previews Entire Album Before Nationwide Release His Tour Continues with “Lively, Well-Received” Shows With new international tour dates and an iTunes Radio exclusive, Maxi Priest revs up for the U.S. release of Easy To Love, available July 1 (digital) and July 8 (in stores) on VP Records. He is the first reggae artist to ever land iTunes Radio’s First Play, where fans can hearRead More
New York: The months of planning, preparation and anticipation for the fourth installment of ‘Groovin’ In The Park’ – dubbed a day of reggae rhythm and blues unfolds at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York this Sunday, June 29 2014. The galaxy of superstars concert will feature heavyweight headliners Air Supply; Beres Hammond; Chronixx; L.U.S.T; Reggae Queen Marcia Griffiths & friends John Holt, Judy Mowatt, Bob Andy, Tony Gregory and recently added rising stars Tasha T, Ky-enie, Kamsha, Congo Brainz, and Faraji who will be given a valuable opportunityRead More
MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: Fashion Meets Reggae WHEN: Saturday, June 28, 2014 @ 9:00pm WHERE: Devon House, East Lawns DETAILS June 28, 2014 will see a spectacular showing of Fashion and Reggae as LMG Shoes & Stuff, Hair At Last and JR Productions presents “Fashion Meets Reggae” at the East Lawns of Devon’s House. The show promises to be spectacular as it is the first time in Jamaica that an event has been organized to showcase equally two sectors in entertainment. Patrons will enjoy performances from Junior Reid, Reggae legend CocoaRead More
Following the announcement of its first wave of programming unveiled last month, confirming the participation of Maxi Priest, Sanchez, Marcia Griffiths and Percy Sledge, the Montreal International Reggae Festival is proud to confirm the participation of three other major stars of Jamaican music: Sean Paul, I-Octane and Demarco. Collin “Demarco” Edwards embodies a new era of avant-garde artists combining songwriting, music production, recording and live performance. Over the past five years Demarco has delivered a solid string of memorable hits, such as Duppy Know Ah Who Frighten, Fallen Soldiers, TrueRead More
When Reggae musicians David “Catapila” Nevin and Dennis “Shango Trex” Llewellyn embarked on their individual music careers, they never imagined one day they would evolve into the duo, music lovers would come to know as Freemynz. Stemming from a need to be open minded, and being totally oblivious to society’s ‘box’ mentally…Freemynz (pronounced free minds) was born. Hailing from New York by way of Kingston, Jamaica, Shango Trex has been on the music scene for decades. An expert musician who mastered the trumpet at an early age, Shango Trex alsoRead More
(NEW YORK, NY) – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) have created a partnership to establish and promote health and safety protocols and practices in the tourism workplace in the region. The CTO secretary general and chief executive officer, Hugh Riley, the executive director of CARPHA, Dr. James Hospedales and the CHTA director general and CEO, Jeffrey S. Vasser, signed the memorandum of understanding (MOU) at a news conference today at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel inRead More
Today Lexo TV signed a non-exclusive deal with Fullscreen to market our content outside of our You Tube Channel. This agreement allows Fullscreen to distribute our videos with digital outlets such as Roku and other popular on-line platforms. Fullscreen is a global network of content creators and brands on YouTube. As the largest independent YouTube network Fullscreen equips content creators and brands with technology tools, premium services and strategic consultation for audience development and innovative brand solutions on YouTube. The Fullscreen network generates more than 3 billion monthly video viewsRead More