Monthly Archives: "February 2015"

KiNG RAJ of the SUPERTONES BAND “USA’s Most Toured Int’l Chutney/Soca Band” * INTERNATIONAL ARTISTE * Actor * Humanitarian * King Raj, the charismatic, multi-talented Chutney maestro, is the lead singer of the Supertones Band, a reputable NY-based Chutney-Soca orchestra that performs internationally, and has an enormous fan club. A relative neophyte in the Chutney-Soca genre, young Raj Singh catapulted into fame upon the release of his debut chutney music video “Caribbean Girls”, which so enthralled music lovers that they baptized him with the title “King Raj”. His caressing voiceRead More
NEW 2015 RELEASE – Nava & Machel Montano – Festival From left to right and all around, this is when gyrating mid-sections will be in abundance. Hidden within the masses though, is one whose timing, arc, and balance lines up perfectly with yours, enough that on first sight, all plans for the entire season immediately shift. Monk Monté introduces his long time friend and protégé Pranava “Nava” Maharaj to such bounty, in this collaborative effort “Festival”. Fans will remember Nava as the youngest winner of the cultural competition Mastana Bahar,Read More
Kirk Diamond & Bob Di Builda Nominated for “Reggae Recording of the Year” at 2015 Juno Awards Toronto, Canada, U.S.A – Don Dem’s member Kirk Diamond and Bob Di Builda have been nominated for a prestigious 2015 JUNO Awards for Reggae Recording of the Year for their “Love Inna Wi Heart” single. Produced by Fench based Galang Records, the nostalgic ode to the 90’s has become a worldwide success steadily climbing various international charts such as the popular Canadian chart Rebel Vibez where it held #1 spot for over 8Read More
marie-claire ends 2014 on high note with UN performance 2015 looks promising New York City NY: Two performances at the UN Headquarters in New York on 10th December 2014, rounded off a fruitful year and set the tone for an eventful 2015 for jazz/opera singer, marie-claire. Accompanied by pianist Mun Tzun Wong, marie-claire performed “Amazing Grace” and “Laschia Ch’io Pianga” (from Hendel’s Rinaldio) at the High-Level Pledging Luncheon to raise funds for the Permanent Memorial at the UN to honour the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. ChairRead More
Future Fambo Ends a Successful Media Promo Tour in New York Queens, NY – Braving the New York’s cold weather, dancehall and reggae star Future Fambo ended a successful week of media promo tour. Recently announcing his album deal with American based label Blaze Entertainment Records, Future Fambo also appeared as a special guest for the “Be True, Be You” Benefit Concert in Queens, NY. Speaking on his hectic week, Fambo stated “Great experience. Hectic but great and well organized by my Label. From the plane to radio to guessRead More
From Pitch to Production: A New Era in Caribbean Series Development Bridgetown, Barbados CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution (CTWD), the region’s premier distribution platform for Caribbean film and television content is proud to launch its first Production Support Program, which continues to build on CaribbeanTales’ vision of creating strong, original, sustainable Caribbean film and television content for the international market. The Production Support Program, a project of the CaribbeanTales Incubator (CTI), pairs the winners of this years Big Pitch with experienced Executive Producers to help bring the projects to production as quicklyRead More
Caribbean Actor Recounts “Spiritual” Encounter with Oprah on ‘Selma’ Film Set (Atlanta, Georgia)… When Black History Month 2015 rolls in, a young Caribbean entertainment enthusiast says he will have greater appreciation for the American Civil Rights Movement after working on the set of the film Selma. Bahamas-born Damario Major had the chance to play a civil rights marcher for a few days while working on the poignant film that retells the story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and the Freedom March in Selma, Alabama. He says dressing in theRead More

Posted On February 2, 2015By altonIn News

Steele nominated for 2015 Canadian Juno Awards

Steele nominated for 2015 Canadian Juno Awards Reggae artiste Steele has been nominated in the Best Reggae Recording category for the 2015 Canadian JUNO awards for his single Hold On Till I Die. Commenting on his song making the cut Steele expressed gratitude for being recognized by his peers for the work he has been doing. “The JUNO is the most recognized music award in Canada so that’s huge. While it’s quite humbling to receive this, it’s also very important for me to remain grounded and focused, always remembering thatRead More
Machel Montano feat. Shaggy – Remedy (Refix) After teasing fans on Instagram with behind the scenes photos of this Caribbean musical specialist, Monk Monté is now ready to inject a revised prescription of his already highly sought Carnival elixir. Grammy award winning international superstar, Shaggy, pairs up with his forever friend on “Remedy Refix” giving the original intoxicating recipe a boost right as this season begins to steam up. The rhythmic track is part of yet another surprise from Machel, formulated just for his fans, as it also serves asRead More
Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Week for May 3 – 9 New York Times Travel Show the scene for Bahamian revelry NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A Bahamian breeze is warming Manhattan as Valery Brown Alce, Senior Director of Global Marketing, Edward Archer, General Manager of the Bahamas Tourist Office, Atlanta and Mikala Moss, Manager of the Bahamas Tourist Office, New York and other representatives are promoting The Bahamas’ newest signature cultural event, the first “Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival ” that will take place in the Islands Of The Bahamas, May 7th to May 9th,Read More