Monthly Archives: "February 2015"

FIRST ANNUAL NEVIS BLUES FESTIVAL PREMIERES APRIL 16, 2015 Stellar Line-up of Local, Regional and Internationally Acclaimed Artists Includes Ian Siegal, Denise Gordon and Zac Harmon February 26, 2015… Come in from the cold for a dose of island life in a place to get your groove back, at the launch of the Nevis’ first annual blues festival, which will be the perfect backdrop to an exhilarating Caribbean experience. The three-night musical event takes place April 16-19, 2015 at the aptly named, Sundowner Stage on Oualie Bay. The line-up featuresRead More

Posted On February 27, 2015By altonIn News

Eco-friendly cruising in Antigua and Barbuda

ECO-FRIENDLY CRUISING IN ANTIGUA’S SISTER ISLAND BARBUDA Now is the time to cruise over to Barbuda (Photo Credits: Randy Candy Photography. Provided by The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority) While Antigua is the more popular of the two, now is the time to cruise over to Antigua’s exclusive sister island Barbuda. “Barbuda has emerged as a green cruising destination welcoming, smaller luxury cruise lines with discerning cruisers, and this will have a significant impact on the economy of the sister island” says CEO of the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority,Read More
ETANA & VP RECORDS JOIN THE FIGHT TO “STOP EBOLA AND BUILD FOR THE FUTURE” Jamaican Songstress Set To Perform at Private Concert Held at the United Nations General Assembly Hall on Mon. March 2, 2015 Her Single “Better Tomorrow” Selected as Official Campaign Anthem And Re-Released on March 3 With All Proceeds Going Towards Cause Led by the United African Congress, Give Them a Hand Foundation and the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation – Etana and VP Records have joined the effort to fight Ebola and participate in the “Stop EbolaRead More
MillBeatz Entertainment Drops Yuma Riddim Available on February 24 Trinidadian hit house MillBeatz Entertainment drops its electrifying, new compilation Yuma Riddim – Various Artists, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on February 24, 2015 from FOX FUSE. The power soca collection boasts three tracks, which include soca stars Destra Garcia with “Give It To Them” and International Groovy Soca Monarch winner Olatunji with “Riddim In We Vein (R.I.D.V.),” along with the instrumental version. Two additional songs on the Yuma Riddim are now available for pre-order. MillBeatz Entertainment was formedRead More
JAMAICA’S RISING SONGSTRESS IKAYA RELEASES VIDEO FOR HIT SINGLE “UGLY GIRL” Reggaeville Premieres the Visual Jamaica’s rising star Ikaya drops her new video for “Ugly Girl,” the hit single which has been making waves in her native country (currently in the Top 5 of Richie B’s local reggae singles chart) and the international reggae scene. Directed by Scorpio 21 and shot in Kingston, the playful video reenacts her man caught in the act with another woman. WATCH Ikaya’s “Ugly Girl” now: Born February 5, 1986 in Kingston, Ikaya started singingRead More
VYBZ KARTEL’S “UP TO THE CRIME” SHORT FILM / MUSIC VIDEO DEPICTS LONDON’S ILLEGAL GUN TRADE Visual Created by Act Natural and Song Produced by Daytrip and Klash City Vybz Kartel may be serving a life sentence in prison, but that does not stop one of dancehall’s most lyrical geniuses from making music. The Jamaican artist hopped on NYC duo Daytrip and Klash City’s produced track “Up To The Crime” this past summer and now a stunning visual (directed by UK-based Act Natural) drops for this hard-hitting anthem. Shot moreRead More
“I Will Tear Down Soca Monarch”- Blaxx Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. ———-“When I hit that Soca Monarch stage tonight, all hell will break lose.”- Blaxx. Claim the win, that’s how soca star Blaxx says he will send a shockwave throughout T&T this year following the International Groovy and Power Soca Monarch showdown tonight. He’s very serious. His faith is unwavering and despite several other big names contesting him strongly in the Groovy leg of the competition, he says his single, “Place In Life” has outlived several other songs this season, the DJsRead More
MaddSpider Productions Starts the New Year in a Sunshine State! Orlando, FL MaddSpider Productions begins 2015 with the release of their new riddim, Sunshine State which features performances from established Dancehall artists including a surprise feature from the hit duo Born Jamericans – Notch (Horman Howell) and Edley Shine (Edley Payne). Purposely playing on the expression Sunshine State, both Jermaine ‘Froggy’ Lawrence and Ashanti ‘Taranchyla’ Reid named the riddim to give light to the fact that there are several positives to Dancehall despite some of the negatives we hear inRead More
Caribe Film Fest Kicks Off for Black History Month Celebrations. Films, educational workshops and industry networking take center stage at the inaugural Caribe Film Fest, a celebration of film from the Caribbean and Americas. Miami, FL – Filmmakers celebrating Black History Month and the diversity of the Caribbean and the Americas convene at the first annual Caribe Film Fest scheduled for February 27 and 28 at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex, 212 Northeast 59th Terrace, Miami, FL 33137. A combination of Master Classes, panel discussions, talk back sessions, technical handsRead More
NIGERIAN STAR PATORANKING SIGNS DEAL WITH VPAL MUSIC TO DISTRIBUTE ALBUM First African Dancehall Artist to Team up with Reggae Powerhouse MTV Africa Breaks the News “Patoranking’s romantic charm, positivism and spirituality make him a promising rising star in the global dancehall scene.” – MTV Iggy Nigerian dancehall star Patoranking signs a deal with VP Records’ distribution arm VPAL Music to release his debut album. He is the first African dancehall artist to partner with the world’s largest reggae company. VP Records has been home to Jamaican dancehall superstars likeRead More