Monthly Archives: "July 2014"

New York, NY – Iconic dancehall star General Degree makes a splashy return with his new EP Bambalam, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released on July 15, 2014) from FOX FUSE. The Jamaican deejay/rapper, born Cardiff Butt in Mandeville, Jamaica, blasted onto the music scene over 20 years ago and has remained a mainstay on airwaves and playlists for two decades now. Consistently touring and keeping his brand relevant with fans–a rare accomplishment in the dancehall genre–this timeless artist now returns with a collection of new hitsRead More
Shango Trex-ONE LOVE JAMAICA FESTIVAL-JAPAN Catapila Nevin-ONE LOVE JAMAICA FESTIVAL-JAPAN The duo FREEMYNZ captivating fans-globally! 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 forRead More
Kingston, Jamaica Venomus and Karamanti to appear on Trinidad’s Caribbean Mix TV Show Two of Jamaica’s rising Reggae/Dancehall artists, Venomus and Karamanti will be featured on Trinidad’s Caribbean Mix TV Show on August 9th. The episode will air on Gayelle TV (Trinidad & Tobago) as well as on Swag TV (Jamaica). Caribbean Mix TV Show is produced by Ville Ventures Films. It serves as a springboard for many upcoming artistes around the Caribbean although the program also features established artists. Both Karamanti and Venomous have been putting in a lotRead More

Posted On July 29, 2014By altonIn News

NEW SHOW DATES announcement!

So far, our Bound To Glory Summer Tour has been wondergreat! We enjoyed playing for thousands of people coming together from all over the world at the Gnaoua Festival (Morocco), Surfana Festival (Holland), Fête de la Musique (France), ‘t Paard van Troje (Holland), Afro Latino Festival (Belgium), Festival Mundial (Holland), Gap en Famisol (France), Musa Festival (Portugal), Summerjam (Germany), Mighty Sounds (Czech Republic), Abracadagrasses & Cabaret Frappé (France). Here we are, back in the Big Apple, making ourselves ready for our first show in California at the legendary Reggae onRead More
LADY SAW, TURBULENCE & NARDO RANKS FOR NEW YORK CONCERT Queens, NY: Music Economic Empowerment Production in association with Sam Gotti and Swizzle Team will host Stars In Action on Saturday, August 16 at Amazura, 91-12, 144th Place in Queens, New York. The event will feature a solid mixture of Jamaican culture including hard hitting dancehall music and dub poetry. “We made an effort to give a diverse offering and the feedback so far has been great” said Clive Dennis, promoter of the show. Lady Saw who is like aRead More
Machel Montano – Bunji Garlin – Kerwin Du Bois -Ravi B and More live inside The Main Event! – Prices increase Tuesday, July 29th! This year’s Main Event headlining artist is none other than Machel Montano & the HD Family! This will be by far Caribana weekend’s biggest nightlife event, with 7 of the world’s best Soca artists performing, all within a 100,000 square foot venue. The Main Event: HD Edition has room for up to 8,500 guests, with performances by the biggest and best Soca artists in the world!Read More
Contemporary Choreographers’ Collective Dance Festival Continues Its 2014 Call For Submissions Trinidad and Tobago’s Singular Curated And Juried Dance Festival Seeks Pioneering And Exploratory Contemporary And Post-Modern Choreography Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago… Trinidad and Tobago’s singular curated and juried dance festival, the Contemporary Choreographers’ Collective (COCO) Dance Festival, continues its call for submissions of contemporary, post-modern and experimental choreography for its 2014 installment. All applications along with supporting material must be submitted via email or snail mail no later than August 15, 2014, for adjudication by COCO’s panel.Read More
BUNJI GARLIN NABS A$AP FERG FOR “TRUCK ON D ROAD (REMIX)” OFF HIS EAGERLY-AWAITED ALBUM DIFFERENTOLOGY DUE AUGUST 12 ON RCA/VP RECORDS Funkmaster Flex Premieres the Trap Cut on Hot 97 and InFlexWeTrust “Garlin is on the verge of the elusive crossover success….merging of soca with EDM… expanding the future of Trinidad’s homespun genre.” – The FADER “Soca’s new leader…putting a uniquely Caribbean sound firmly on the map.” Bunji Garlin kicks into high gear this week to rev up for his new album Differentology, available August 12, 2014 onRead More
July 24, 2014 VEGAS AND LATTY J RULE ON NEW TRACK Kingston, Jamaica:- High riding dancehall star Mr. Vegas has released a collab with Latty J, one of the hottest new recruits on the Dancehall Scene, dubbed Who Rule. The track and video, which was released this week is another from Mr. Vegas’ MV Music outfit featuring one of the artistes in his stable. The August Town native has been bubbling up with several hot singles over the past few months. She recently bussed big shots on the Mint TeaRead More
Since the dawn of recorded sound, music can be seen as a giant tapestry to which all musicians lend their creative influence. One band focused on the explosive evolution of this musical ecosystem is Groundation. Rooted in the reggae one-drop sound of Jamaica, Groundation seamlessly incorporates the harmonic, polyrhythmic, and improvisational elements of jazz, breathing new life into both genres. As one critic described it, Groundation begins at the crossroads where Burning Spear meets John Coltrane. Groundation’s unique reggae fusion can be heard from villages in Thailand, to the favelasRead More