Monthly Archives: "September 2014"

NEVIS RETAINS CARIBBEAN TOURISM YOUTH CONGRESS TITLE ~ 14-year-old student Rol-J Williams follows in footstep of compatriot Neila Jones ~ 2013 Tourism Youth Congress willing Neila Jones congratulates her compatriot, Rol-J Williamson winning on keeping the title in Nevis (BRIDGETOWN, Barbados) – The title of Caribbean Tourism Youth Congress Winner has been retained by Nevis for the second consecutive year. Rol-J Williams, a 14-year-old student of Gingerland Secondary School, outshone 10 other competing Junior Ministers/ Commissioners of Tourism from around the Caribbean to emerge victorious during the Caribbean Tourism OrganizationRead More
Deh Deh “Wining Class” a soca collaboration between two thriving artists Greg ‘Konshens’ Spence and Nicholas ‘Fadda Fox’ Sealy which lets partiers know they’re ‘right deh deh’ on the scene. The concept stemmed from casual talk about their views on soca and who was more passionate about the genre. To both their surprise they shared the same enthusiasm and passion for the music and for them the next step was to transform the views into words and wow their audience. Konshens, Jamaican born, would be known to many as theRead More
The SUNSHINE Awards Organization Releases 2014 Nominees ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ New Jersey. The SUNSHINE Awards Organization today announced in New Jersey, the nominees for the 2014 SUNSHINE Awards. The 26th Annual SUNSHINE Awards Program is scheduled for Saturday, October 4, at the AXA Equitable Center, 787 Seventh Avenue in New York City. The black tie event will begin at 6:00pm with a cocktail reception followed by the presentation of awards at 8:00pm. Live performances from Africa, the Caribbean, Central America and South America will punctuate the presentation of awards. World renowned legendsRead More
New York, NY – Featuring the crème de la crème of Guyana’s rich and diverse reggae music scene, new compilation Higher Level – Various Artists shines internationally as it is now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released on September 2, 2014), from FOX FUSE. Produced by Guyanese production house SSignal Productions, Higher Level is reminiscent of classic reggae and breaks new ground for the featured local acts, and also for Guyanese reggae, on the whole. The 10-track opus features a mix of Guyanese stars and rising sensations, includingRead More
September 19, 2014 BUNJI GARLIN CONTINUES TO MAKE NATIONAL HEADLINES AND TOUR IN U.S. Rolling Stone Goes On the Road with “America’s First Soca Pop Star” New York Times Raves New Album “Assuredly Moves Soca into the Now Era” MTV Iggy Declares He “Will Change Soca Forever” Trinidad’s Hero Will Take Over Miami Carnival & Mad Decent Boat Party This Fall New Album Differentology Out Now Soca star Bunji Garlin continues to break through nationally. Following his BET 106 & Carnival takeover performance with Fay-Ann Lyons and A$AP Ferg andRead More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. September 18, 2014———- There’s absolutely no justification now, for any Trinidad and Tobago national to be living an unfit or unhealthy lifestyle- this of course, following the August launch of something simply called, Anatomie. It’s a homegrown option for starting T&T’s unfit on a path to physical fitness and wellness and it’s knocking on every door, across the nation. Pioneered by well-respected fitness instructor, Derron Roberts, the all-inclusive but non-exclusive fitness program, dubbed Anatomie is set to change the dynamic of gyming as we know it, with eachRead More
NOISEY PRESENTS DOCUMENTARY SERIES NOISEY JAMAICA 2 In the six-part Noisey series, brought to you by The House of Marley, host Walshy Fire (Major Lazer) explores first-hand Jamaica’s present day musical scene, one of the most dynamic chapters in the island’s rich legacy since the advent of reggae NEW YORK, NY (September 18, 2014) – Noisey, VICE’s music channel, is proud to present a documentary series titled Noisey Jamaica 2. In the six-part series, brought to you by The House of Marley, host Walshy Fire of Major Lazer explores firsthandRead More
Natural Black Releases New Video “I’m On My Way”. His versatility is none more self evident that the eclectic various tracks on Natural Black 14th full length album. The artist latest video release taps into his spiritual side as he performs “I’m On My Way” in the beautiful and serene surroundings of Hellshire Heights Portmore and St. Thomas, Jamaica. The video was edited by critically acclaimed Upsetta Films. “I want to thank the many people that graciously made their appearances, Frenz Fi Real, Ghetto Lynxx and warm and the friendlyRead More
AVID DANCER ANNOUNCES DEBUT EP I WANT TO SEE YOU DANCE OUT OCTOBER 21ST ON GRAND JURY NOISEY PREMIERES TITLE TRACK Listen to “I Want To See You Dance” via Noisey Jacob Dillan Summers has been many things. A sheltered fundamentalist Christian kid. A world champion drumline drummer. A marine. A lovesick transpant to icy Alaska. This is the story behind Avid Dancer – the nom de musique under which Summers is releasing Avid Dancer’s debut EP I Want to See You Dance, out October 21st on Grand Jury. NoiseyRead More
Contemporary Choreographers’ Collective Dance Festival 2014 Prepares For An Iconic Season Of Dance Trinidad and Tobago’s Foremost Platform For The Presentation Of Innovative And Experimental Contemporary Choreography Features A Diverse Cast of Local, Regional And International Choreographers Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago… Following its 2014 call for submissions, Trinidad and Tobago’s foremost platform for the presentation of innovative and experimental contemporary choreography, Contemporary Choreographers’ Collective (COCO) Dance Festival, is set to deliver an iconic season of dance. The festival will open with the annual COCO Awards followed by anRead More