Monthly Archives: "July 2014"

Jamaica’s Monty Alexander & The Harlem Kingston Express Get Ready To Roll Into Seattle Monty Alexander’s Seattle performance will comes on the heels of the release of his new album Harlem-Kingston Express 2-The River Rolls. NEW YORK, NY: With his new album riding high on the Jazz radio charts, Grammy-nominated international jazz pianist, Monty Alexander, will roll into The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley in Seattle, Washington aboard the Harlem-Kingston Express this July 24th for a three-night performance. The Jamaican-born musical virtuoso and his band will perform throughRead More
NYC’S ANNUAL MUSIC FESTIVAL GROOVIN’ IN THE PARK RETURNS TO ROY WILKINS PARK ON SUN. JUNE 29 WITH STAR-STUDDED LINE UP Performances by Air Supply, Beres Hammond, Chronixx & Zinc Fence Redemption, Marcia Griffiths & Friends (Judy Mowatt, John Holt & Bob Andy) Roy Wilkins Park (Merrick and Baisley Blvd, Queens, NY 11434) Gates open: 12pm / Show: 2pm All Ages (Kids 12 & under are free) Ticket Price: GA $59.99, VIP $149.99 NYC’s 4th annual Groovin’ In The Park concert will hit Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY onRead More
L3 Magazine Brings Heat for July, 2014 with Dancehall Diva Tifa | The longlost | marie-claire | Music Charts | Beauty | Fashion and More! Thursday July 17th, 2014 – New York, NY The #1 Caribbean-Urban publication, L3 Magazine, has launched their July issue which packs summer heat thanks to the sexiness of Dancehall Diva Tifa, the Arizona based group the lovelost, and a proud Dominican named marie-claire! Interviewed at a hideaway location in Jamaica, we caught the Diva Tifa just before her promotional tour for her new album, andRead More
Garnet Smith Jr., son and namesake of the legendary reggae artist Garnet Silk will proudly make it’s the debut on the stage of the renowned Reggae Sumfest 2014. The young artist will be performing his several hits such as the remake of his father’s single “Mama”, his hit singles “Promises”, “Condolences”, “Lady Divine” and more. Garnet Junior slated performance will take place at the Digicel sponsored stage on night 2 of the famed event at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Centre, which will also feature Wiz Khalifa, Jason Derulo, Chronixx andRead More
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
Young reggae star Jahmiel will be performing alonside some of the biggest names in music at the 2014 Jamaica Live-“Reggae Uprising” event on August 10th, 2014 in St Elizabeth, Jamaica. According to the promoters, This event is Jamaica’s newest, and most diverse two day , Roots Reggae and Culture Festival infused with activities and displays, showcasing different aspects of local Jamaican culture to include, food ,crafts, music and our natural resources. This event will all unfold within the confines of a local Natural Park, in the breadbasket parish of St.Read More
United Nations Pageant seeks inner beauty to promote tourism, goodwill and cultural style. Pageants typically focus on external beauty, glitz and glamour. However, the United Nations Pageant hosted in Kingston, Jamaica seeks goodwill ambassadors. The United Nations Pageant is an international event, dedicated to identifying and showcasing the best tourism and ambassadors of humanity. Contestants are scored on inner beauty or how they relate with others, and show support towards community service. Contestants from Africa, South America, India, the United States and the Caribbean converged from July 1st through theRead More
TANYA CARTER WANTS A ‘BULLIE’ ‘Bullie’, the song, is also accompanied by a video that was released recently and Carter says it’s cutting edge… Kingston, Jamaica:- Belizean reggae Star Tanya Carter is back and this time she wants a ‘Bullie’. The artiste, who has had credible success since the release of her Ex Boyfriend single last year and then followed with Mr. DJ Boy and Crazy, is growing in her music and now is a recognised name in Caribbean Reggae. “Bullie’, which was produced by ace producer Christopher Birch, hasRead More
Outstanding Success! CARIBANA™ Flags and Colours Unites Jane and Finch Community with the Children and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, Mayor Candidates Olivia Chow and John Tory! Toronto, Canada The community of Jane and Finch showed its true colors in Toronto as children and their parents paraded along Shoreham Drive in bright and beautiful costumes as a part of the annual CARIBANA™ Flags and Colours parade. Walking the parade route from Shoreham Drive to Yorkgate Mall, children in all age ranges enjoyed a day especially designed for them, celebrating the artRead More
The 4th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival – New York Offers a Taste of the Caribbean in Queens’ Roy Wilkins Park 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 tasty jerk cuisine, traditional folk performances and a contemporary concert designed to heightenRead More