Monthly Archives: "October 2014"

New York, NY – Haitian International artist BélO is one step closer to reaching a larger audience. His album, Natif Natal, pass the Grammy entry process, and it’s eligible for consideration. Natif Natal has made the preliminary list of albums on the Grammy nomination ballot (Best World Album 2014). The First-round of voting determines the nominees on the 57th GRAMMY Awards, and the nominations will be announced the first week of December. A fierce buzz surrounded “Natif Natal”, when it reached 5th place on Itunes World Music Chart in justRead More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. ———-The world needs more God. That’s a sentiment being echoed by one of the Caribbean’s foremost recording houses that’s responsible for producing much of the region’s gospel and gospel-reggae hits. Jahlight Records’ head of productions, Akeunde Pemberton is not taking lightly, his mission to infect the world with the word of God through music. His latest project, the Jehovah Riddim capitalizes on the talent of several musical minds, showcasing the greatness of God and encouraging the world to follow Him. For Akeunde and his team, creating a riddimRead More
A cinematic event forty years in the making…. Wake the Town and Tell the People – Caribbean on Film in the 1970s The newly minted territories of the Caribbean navigate local and international political and economic minefields while refashioning their social and cultural landscapes in the turbulent decade of afros, dashikis, guns and embargoes. Saturday, October 25 2:30pm: ‘Life & Debt’ (USA – 80 min). Director: Stephanie Black. A chilling examination of how day-to-day strategies for survival by ordinary Caribbean nationals are determined by the U.S. and other foreign economicRead More
1st Klase Records Blazes with Smash Hit “Culo” from Mr. Renzo Featuring Busy Signal Available on October 20 Trinidadian hit-house 1st Klase Records blazes with its hit fusion single “Culo,” from Venezuelan-born, Trinidadian-bred reggaeton/soca sensation Mr. Renzo, and featuring Jamaican dancehall star Busy Signal, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on October 20, 2014 from FOX FUSE. The single first ignited the 2014 Trinidad Carnival season and is now available to soca, dancehall and reggaeton lovers across the globe, for the first time. It also received a coveted featuredRead More
BLACK-AM-I JOINS FORCES WITH I WAYNE ON THE I&I TOUR Spreading Roots Reggae Vibes Nationwide Throughout 2014 Fall Season The newest recruit on the Marley-owned Ghetto Youths International label Black-Am-I teams up with I Wayne, one of today’s most pivotal figures in roots reggae, on the I&I Tour that spans over 30 cities across the United States throughout October and November 2014. In Rastafarian culture, I&I represents the oneness between the human and the divine, so the title only seemed fitting for two of Jamaica’s hottest roots reggae artists whoRead More
Burt Herrin Unites Music and Influence to Benefit Fed Up with Hunger A Not For Profit Children’s Organization! Midland, TX Burt Herrin unites music with influence through the launch of his new album Lightening Bolt on Tuesday November 11th, 2014 at Kings Plaza to benefit the Not for Profit organization Fed Up with Hunger. With a very popular name in the music industry in North America, Burt is a seasoned veteran who has worked with several notable artists, and performed on several notable recordings. On November 11th, 2014, Burt gathersRead More
AN ALL OUT BATTLE ENSUES FOR TITLE: “ART OF TRANSFORMATION MASTER D.J. 2014” WINNER GETS CHANCE TO SPIN ON AIR AND COLD, HARD CASH HOSTED BY DJ LAZ & JILL TRACEY Powered by SAE Institute Miami and Scratch DJ Academy MIAMI – Hit 97.3’s DJ Laz and Hot 105’s Jill Tracey will host a DJ Battle at the 3rd Annual Art of Transformation’s Art, Food & Music Street Festival on Saturday, Nov. 15th, 2014, 7:00PM-10:00PM. Both of the Radio Royalties will serve as judges for the battle in downtown Opa-lockaRead More

Posted On October 21, 2014By altonIn News, Program Related

3rd Annual Art of Transformation

THE ART OF TRANSFORMATION SERIES CELEBRATING THE REVITALIZATION OF OPA-LOCKA 2014 event series highlights how art is capable of sparking urban and civic renewal MIAMI – The Opa-locka Community Development Corporation (OLCDC) presents the 3rd Annual Art of Transformation (AOT) from Nov. 12 to Dec. 14, 2014. For the first time this annual celebration of the revitalization plan of Opa-locka will be a countywide series of arts events – including performance and visual art, an interactive workshop, exhibit, and Art, Food & Music Street Festival. Renowned South African curator TumeloRead More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. ———-Passion in heart, Trinidad and Tobago rapper, Chromatics is preparing for his post video release promotion in Toronto, Canada. Just about two weeks ago, the entertainer who has defied the odds and made a name for himself locally and throughout the Caribbean, delivered the much-anticipated video for his single, ‘Never Satisfied.’ It’s been making the rounds but above everything, Chromatics says his hope is that people will understand the song’s message. Determined to end 2014 with powerful messages through his music, Chromatics says this particular song and theRead More
Modern Contemporary Dance Company Brings Alumni, Seasoned And Apprentice Dancers To The Stage To Celebrate 30 Years Of Dance Modern Contemporary Dance Company Brings Alumni, Seasoned And Apprentice Dancers To The Stage To Celebrate 30 Years Of Dance Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago… This year the Noble Douglas Dance Company Inc. (NDDCI) will begin the celebration of its 30th anniversary with the presentation of the dance season, TEETH. TEETH marks the beginning of a fourth decade of dance for the NDDCI. Four generations of dancers have cut their teethRead More