Monthly Archives: "May 2015"

New York: Dancehall newest sensation Dexta Daps, whose popularity soared following a tussle he had with police officers at the Donald Sangster International Airport in MoBay recently, proved his star billing at the second annual Oracabessa Festival at Roy Wilkins Park in NYC. Excitement broke out as the singer, fashionably attired in a designer suit delivered songs like ‘Dreaming,’ ‘Pretty Nicky,’ ‘Morning Love’ and ‘Jealous Ova,’ an erotic duet he recorded with dancehall diva Tifa that was well received by fans. He even showed versatility crooning Beres Hammond’s ‘Putting UpRead More
The cultures of several islands of the Caribbean will be on display in Queens, New York on June 7 with the staging of the inaugrual Bankra Caribbean Folk Festival at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center on Jamaica Avenue. The Bankra Caribbean Folk Festival forms part of the annual celebration of Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Week in New York that brings together a group of 32 regional destinations for seven days of jam-packed activities to market and promote the region. Jamaican cultural impresario in New York, Andrew Clarke is the brainchildRead More
“In The Name of Love”, brand new song from Luciano” The track entitled “In the Name Of Love” comes with a reggae version and also an acoustic rendition for all those musical connoisseurs who appreciate the more subtle delivery. “In The Name Of Love” is just the first of a string of new recordings that will be coming directly out of the Luciano stable, culminating into a new album to be released later in the year.Read More
GOSPEL REGGAE STAR POSITIVE RELEASES NEW HIT ALBUM, STAND AND BE COUNTED Album Debuts at #1 on iTunes in Trinidad and Tobago Available Worldwide on May 5, 2015 from FOX FUSE New York, NY– Gospel reggae star Joel “Positive” Murray releases his highly-anticipated, third studio effort Stand And Be Counted, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on May 5, 2015, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. Hailing from the twin island nation of Trinidad and Tobago, Positive has earned his reign at the forefront of the Gospel reggaeRead More
Gyptian releases new love song on Konsequence Muzik Kingston, JAMAICA:- Reggae singer, Gyptian, renowned for his silky smooth ballads, is the perfect embodiment of true Rasta love in his brand new single, Addicted To Your Love, produced by Konsequence Muzik. Set over a soothing riddim, and tightly locked into a slick groove, the song is as compelling as it is catchy and already music critics are predicting that Addicted To Your Love will be another monster hit from the highly-touted reggae crooner. Gyptian belts out the catchy hook and theRead More
BLACK-AM-I DROPS NEW VIDEO “IN THE GHETTO” OFF GHETTO YOUTHS INTERNATIONAL PRESENTS SET UP SHOP VOL. 2 COMPILATION Rising Roots Reggae Singer Currently Touring U.S. in Support of Album with Featured Artists Cham, Wayne Marshall, Jo Mersa and Christopher Ellis The FADER Premieres the Dameon Gayle Directed Visual Hailing from Nine Mile, Jamaica – Black-Am-I is the newest recruit on the Ghetto Youths International label, owned and operated by Damian, Stephen and Julian Marley. The roots reggae singer reveals the brand new video for his single “In The Ghetto,” directedRead More
Devious Debuts New Video for “Dream Girl” Clean Money entertainment artiste De’Vious is getting ready to drop the video for his smashing dancehall hit “Dream Girl.” The song has since been doing extremely well on the local scene and has been spreading like wild fire in Caribbean. He shared “Dream Girl” is a song for the ladies and they have been requesting the video so I just had to deliver.” The video was filmed under the direction of Craig Clean Money, who also came up with the concept of theRead More
REGGAE POWERHOUSE VP RECORDS CELEBRATES RECORD STORE DAY THIS SATURDAY APRIL 18 AT NEW YORK AND FLORIDA RETAIL STORES In recognition of Record Store Day, VP Records will have an open house on Saturday April 18, 2015 at both retail stores in United States, including Miramar, FL (6022 S.W. 21st Street) and Queens, NY (170-21 Jamaica Ave). VP Records has partnered with Vinyl Record Collectors Association to throw an indoor and outdoor bashment-style party with local DJs and vinyl galore at each location. The activities will go from 12-7pm ETRead More
Ezra D’Fun Machine – R.U.S.H (Produced By Hyper D,Penn & Ace from Studio 758),for St. Lucia Carnival 2k15 The Long Anticipated Wait is Over As St. Lucia’s 2014 Soca Power Monarch King Ezra (D’Fun Machine) Augustin Releases his First Single for St. Lucia Carnival 2015 R.U.S.H (Raving Under Soca Hype). This Collaborative Effort was Produced by Thygeson “Penn” Joseph, Irvin “Ace” Loctar of Studio 758 and Orlando “Hyper D” Phillip. Written: By Ezra Augustin, Thygeson Joseph and Orlando Phillip. Background Vocals: By Francheska Solomon Listen & Enjoy!Read More
ALBOROSIE MEETS KING JAMMY – DUB OF THRONES AVAILABLE TOMORROW (APR 14) VP Records/Greensleeves Presents Tune-for-Tune Dub Showdown with the 21st Century Dubmaster and Original King of Dub Sound System Style U.S. Tour Planned to Support Album Launch Confirmed for 31st Annual Reggae On The River Festival VP Records/Greensleeves is happy to announce the April 14th, 2015 worldwide release of Alborosie Meets King Jammy – Dub Of Thrones, a historic pairing of one of Jamaica’s most pivotal dub legends King Jammy with the modern day Italian-born dubmaster Alborosie. The albumRead More