Monthly Archives: "September 2014"

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad ———-There’s never a dull moment when it comes to Trinidad and Tobago’s carnival season and while the real energy of the festival is still some months away, soca’s ultimate bacchanal lyricist, Blackie says it’s time to deliver some heat to get the fire started in the hearts of die hard soca lovers. A new single, released just last week, coupled with the confidence of a true champion places the well-known and well- loved entertainer in a pretty good position. The single, ‘Hott’, which was written by Jason ‘Shaft’Read More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad ———-“The world is calling.” It’s a sentiment that has propelled a young Trinidadian vocalist to quit her nine to five job and follow her heart into the unknown. With a voice that she knows, can infectiously please audiences globally, Natasha Benjamin is set to stun many at home in T&T, in the region and across the world, this year and beyond. With a new song in hand, produced by reputed production house, Millbeatz Entertainment, Benjamin is putting her plan into action. “I performed at a wedding in PortugalRead More
Nikki EPK 8-19-14 4PM.mp4 from Dustin Haney on Vimeo. Nikki Shannon Fernandez long ago established herself as a mainstay of the unforgiving New York music scene. Her debut album Too Few (Inner Circle, LLC) was recorded at The Crib, the fabled Brooklyn studio of New York veteran musician and producer Nunzio Signore. The album met with unanimous praise and even garnered airplay on New York’s number one FM rocker Q104, on the station’s most prestigious music show “Out of the Box.” Tracks from the album also appeared on two televisionRead More
Jamaica’s Virtuoso Monty Alexander Is The ‘Star’ In Jazz Around the West Indies Jamaica’s virtuoso, Monty Alexander, is set for a historic show at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola in NYC from Sept. 17-21, 2014. NEW YORK, NY: From Grammy nominee to Commander in the Order of Distinction and Caribbean American Heritage Luminary, Jamaica’s virtuoso, Monty Alexander, has achieved them all in his more than five decade career. This September, Alexander will add another stripe to his lengthy portfolio as he ‘stars’ in “Jazz around the West Indies” at the Dizzy’sRead More
Reggae/Dancehall artist Karamanti has finally released the official video for her track “Hold On” which is on the Life Triangle Riddim by Rhome Records. The video was shot in Water House, Kingston, Jamaica and it features Jamaican actress/model Mishka Mishi Blake. Life Triangle Riddim was released approximately three months ago with songs from Khago, D’Koncept, DJ Rhome, Karamanti and others. Persons may watch the official video for “Hold On” here KARAMANTI SOCIAL MEDIA Tweets by Karamanti More
ETANA RELEASES FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM I RISE AVAILABLE OCTOBER 28 ON VP RECORDS Helmed by Legendary Reggae Producer Clive Hunt Etana is happy to announce the release of her brand new album I Rise, available Oct 28, 2014 on VP Records. The beautifully-orchestrated set is helmed by the legendary Jamaican multi-instrumentalist and producer Clive Hunt, whose credits include Byron Lee & The Dragonaires, Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder, Peter Tosh, Rolling Stones, The Wailers, Grace Jones, Jimmy Cliff and many more. Clive arranged an all-star team of the island’s musicians toRead More
WAYNE MARSHALL GOES HARDER ON NEW VIDEO FEATURING ACE HOOD, CHAM AND WAKA FLOCKA World Star Hip Hop Exclusively Premieres Visual Online with Nearly 2.5 Million Views BET 106 & Park TV Debut on Caribbean Takeover Episode Tru Colors Album Available Now Jamaican dancehall reggae star Wayne Marshall unleashes his new video for “Go Harder” featuring rapper Ace Hood, fellow dancehall artist Cham and hip hop vocalist Waka Flocka. Directed by Maybach Music’s Jon J and shot in Miami, FL, the visual includes the star-studded cast plus a cameo fromRead More