Monthly Archives: "July 2014"

Dr. Hill Cheryl Hill to Chair INAAN (International Association for African NGO’s) Thursday July 24th, 2014 – Washington, DC Following the Presidential African Leaders Summit hosted by President Obama, IAAN will host the “Social Accountability Summit” from Thursday August 7th, 2014 to Saturday August 9th, 2014 at the Washington Marriott (1221 22nd Street NW), Washington, DC. Mrs. Joyce R. Halliday, Executive Director of IAAN named Dr. Cheryl A. Hill as the Event Chair for the Summit. IAAN’s mission is to equip African, Latin and Caribbean NGO’s with trainings, resources andRead More
The Music Industry Achievers Awards Announces New Date The Music Industry Achievers Awards has announced Monday August 25, 2014 as the new date for the much anticipated event. The event will be held at the Courtleigh Auditorium with the walking of the red carpet at 6:00 and the show beginning at 7:00pm sharp as originally scheduled. “I am elated to announce Monday August 25, 2014 as the new date for the Music Industry Achievers Awards. Everything will continue as originally scheduled and I hope to see everyone in attendance.” SaidRead More
The island of Jamaica has produced some of the most talented and versatile performers music has ever known. Dancehall, a musical art form in Jamaica, boasts a plethora of entertainers who are now gaining prominence within the pop and hip-hop genres. From the Kingston/St Andrew region of the island, currently residing in Brooklyn, New York, comes an artist who is versatile in all areas of entertainment. Damion Oakley, aka Lynx Unruly, has been performing and recording for over a decade. As an actor, Lynx wowed audiences with his portrayal ofRead More
The Band ‘JOSEPH’ rocks Movietowne with debut performance POS, Trinidad – The Caribbean music landscape received a welcomed addition on July 12th with the unveiling of the multifaceted musical unit known as “JOSEPH”. The 7 member Caribbean music-fusion band had its premiere performance at the famed Fiesta Plaza, Movietowne, Port-Of-Spain and electrified the capacity crowd with their hard-hitting, catchy, original compositions all penned by bandleader Ian D. Joseph. Much to the patrons’ delight, JOSEPH delivered a diverse set featuring a variety of genres which included Reggae, Rock, Rapso, Funk, Soul,Read More
Aidonia To Launch New Clothing Line This Summer Fresh from a scintillating performance at the recently concluded Reggae Sumfest in Catherine Hall, Montego Bay, red hot dancehall star Aidonia is set to launch his new clothing line within the coming weeks. The deejay will be rolling out his apparel line for the summer. The collection will cater to both males and females with a line specifically for children to follow. “Ever since my emergence in the music industry, I’ve always wanted to dabble into other aspects of business. Music andRead More
On The Best Seller List! #1 for Caribbean Blogger Carla ‘Babbzy’ Babb The Black People’s Guide to Perfect + Blemish Free Skin Toronto, Canada Carla ‘Babbzy’ Babb is enjoying success on the Kobo and Amazon Best Seller list as her book, The Black People’s Guide to Perfect + Blemish Free Skin has reached #1 which is a first for a Caribbean author in recent times. Classed in the sections of Health & Well Being as well as Skin, and Ailments & Diseases, Carla’s book has been well received by readersRead More
007 Records & Tragedy Entertainment presents “PLY” performed by rising dancehall star “Chancela”. The single on the PLYCITY riddim is now available on itunes distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital. Shot on location in Montego Bay, Jamaica, a video directed by Konsepp will follow up within the next few weeks for this hit bound single! Following the success of Tragedy Entertainment “Magnet Culture Riddim” featuring the hit single from international reggae star Sizzla with “All Praise”, Laden “Street Weh We Grow”, Bobby Hustle “No Matter”, Thunder Storm “Revelation” and Matthew GoreRead More
JULY 23, 2014 MR VEGAS STEALS SPOTLIGHT AT REGGAE SUMFEST 2014 “…feels good to get love from your home town after 17 years in dancehall music” Kingston, Jamaica:- After almost ten years of absence, Dancehall Superstar Mr. Vegas returned to the Reggae Sumfest stage with a bang; proving why he is still one of the most sought after dancehall artistes on the international tour circuit. Dressed in a classy retro ensemble, featuring a Lavender jacket, big heel boots and bell foot pants, Vegas was a showman exemplary; demonstrating master controlRead More
Electronic Dance Music, also known as EDM, is becoming increasingly popular among partygoers globally and has even found its way onto the shores of Jamaica. Despite Reggae and Dancehall being the dominant music of choice on the island; local socialites have been embracing the electronic genre especially at popular night spots and via programming offered by a number of radio jocks on various stations. With this ongoing trend Reggae singer Teflon who is slated to release his sophomore album shortly refuses to be left out of the movement. The RastafarianRead More
CHRONIXX TO HEADLINE FREE SHOW AT CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE Reggae’s Newest Superstar To Perform Alongside Junior Reid and Rice and Peas Crew at July 26 Concert Presented by LargeUp, Okayplayer and Federation Sound LargeUp, Okayplayer and Federation Sound have partnered to present a free show by reggae stars Chronixx and Junior Reid at Central Park SummerStage on Saturday, July 26th. The show celebrates the respective 15th anniversaries of Okayplayer and Federation Sound, and marks Caribbean culture website LargeUp’s inaugural event at SummerStage. Taking place from 3 to 7 p.m. atRead More