Monthly Archives: "March 2015"

Gearing Up for “Strictly Roots” Album & Tour, Morgan Heritage Takes Over International Radio and Television Airwaves Already Deemed a classic by music industry insiders, critically acclaimed reggae band Morgan Heritage highly anticipated “Strictly Roots” Album will be released on all major digital platforms April 20th, 2015 and the physical copy on the 21st via www.MorganHeritageMusic.com This musical endeavor is the first project produced under their own imprint label CTBC Music (Cool To Be Conscious). The album features an array of 13 memorable tracks fusing both reggae and dancehall suchRead More
Aruba Summer Carnival 2016 – Mas Invitation We are kindly inviting you to be a part of the first edition of Aruba Summer Carnival, which will be held from July 1st to July 18th 2016 on the Caribbean island of Aruba. Aruba Summer Carnival was founded on February 1st 2015 by a dynamic group of individuals with a wide knowledge of Caribbean cultures. The Aruba Summer Carnival is a celebration where different cultures come together as one. Aruba Summer Carnival aims to give visitors and locals an unforgettable experience withRead More
NEW RELEASES FROM FOX FUSE Martian Music Wins with Carnival: Volume 2 (The Elements) Available on March 31 Trinidad-based hit production house Martian Music drops its sizzling new compilation Carnival: Volume 2 (The Elements), available worldwide from all major digital retailers on March 31, 2015, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. Producer Erikkson Kendel George AKA Don Iko of Martian Music delivers a slew of new hits from the 2015 Trinidad Carnival season, and now they are yours to keep with this ultimate collection. Carnival: Volume 2 (The Elements)Read More
JAMAICAN SINGER CHRISTOPHER MARTIN IS “SHARP AS A RAZOR” (LARGE UP) ON NEW VIDEO “Stepping Razor” Is Title Track Off His Eagerly-Awaited Debut EP on VP Records “Chris’ smooth crooning…matched with his confident demeanor establishes a sense of invincibility, and therein lies the connection to Peter Tosh’s similarly-named 1977 classic.” -OkayPlayer LargeUp Jamaican reggae crooner Christopher Martin drops his new video for “Steppin Razor,” the title track off his VP Records’ debut EP slated for release this spring. Directed by Kurt Wright and shot in Kingston, Jamaica – the humorousRead More
Film Festival Launches its 10th Anniversary Celebrations with Caribbean Spirit Bridgetown, Barbados The dates are set for the highly anticipated 10th anniversary celebrations of the CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF). To the delight of fans, film aficionados and cultural connoisseurs, the famed festival returns to the exciting downtown Toronto core from Sept. 9th 2015. To kick off this milestone celebration, organisers have announced the 2015 theme: CARIBBEAN SPIRIT explores the extraordinary dynamism and diversity of Caribbean heritages, in all their myriad incarnations. The Program will also include a retrospective ofRead More
RIZON ELEVATES US TO A HIGHER LEVEL New York, NY – Gospel reggae sensation Rizon debuts his sophomore studio effort Higher Level, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on March 10, 2015, from FOX FUSE. Born in Port of Spain and currently based in Trincity, Trinidad, Shane “Rizon” Gibson has been making major waves in the Gospel reggae world for some eight years now, and the consistent popularity and demand for his music globally sparked the production of this new album. Proving his fanfare, Higher Level debuted at #2Read More
THE ARK BAND RELEASES ‘FIRE DUB’ IN SAINT LUCIA Castries, Saint Lucia – The Ark Band the St. Lucian Reggae Band, based in Ohio releases their latest CD titled ‘Fire Dub’ in Saint Lucia. A video is also released of one of the tracks from the same CD, track titled ‘Rastafari On My Mind’ The founding members of the band Terry and Eustace Bobb, always proud to fly the Saint Lucian Flag, opted to do a special release here in their homeland. Terry and Eustace Bobb hail from Marchand, CastriesRead More
GHETTO YOUTHS INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES U.S. SPRING 2015 TOUR Wayne Marshall, Christopher Ellis, Jo Mersa & Black-Am-I along with Cham Hit the Road in Support of Chart-Topping Compilation Ghetto Youths International Presents Set Up Shop Volume 2 Ghetto Youths International, the record label founded by Bob Marley’s sons and musicians Damian, Stephen and Julian Marley, announces the U.S. Spring 2015 tour Ghetto Youths International Presents Set Up Shop Volume 2, carrying the same name as their recently released compilation. The tour’s star studded reggae line up includes the GYI contingent –Read More
JO MERSA RELEASES NEW VIDEO “ROCK AND SWING” DIRECTED BY RAS KASSA AND SHOT IN KINGSTON, JAMAICA World Star Hip Hop Premiere Receives Over 4.2 Mil Views in Less Than 2 Days Bob Marley’s Grandson and Reggae’s Rising Star Will Tour U.S. in April The 23-year-old reggae newcomer Jo Mersa, who is the second generation offspring of musical legend Bob Marley and eldest son of Stephen Marley, unleashes his brand new video for “Rock and Swing.” The visual was shot in Kingston, Jamaica and directed by the island’s acclaimed visionaryRead More
St. Kitts Prepares to Sizzle for 2015 St. Kitts Music Festival Festival takes place 25th to 27th June, 2015 The St. Kitts Tourism Authority announced today that the staging of the world-renowned St. Kitts Music Festival takes place 25th to 27th June, 2015. Minister of Tourism, Lindsay Grant, said he is excited about the 2015 edition of the Festival, which has become one of the most anticipated events in the Caribbean’s calendar of events. “The St. Kitts Music Festival has grown over the years into a unique event that showcasesRead More