Monthly Archives: "September 2015"

GBM Productions marches to its own beat with its new smash soca compilation Tin Pan Riddim, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on October 2, 2015, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. An acronym for Great Brooklyn Movements, GBM Productions is based in Brooklyn, New York and was founded in 2009 by producers Kenwyn “GB GodBless” Holder and Jason “GBMNutron” Carter, who earned their musical chops as deejays and have consistently crafted hits since its inception. Tin Pan Riddim boasts five tracks and features soca thrillers Shal MarshallRead More
The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) is excited to announce the upcoming second annual BVI Food Fete, a month-long culinary event that celebrates the culinary offerings and experiences of the BVI. Featured along the exquisite backdrop of this mountainous archipelago, visitors can expect a one-of-a-kind dining experience as they island hop around the BVI. “Our second BVI Food Fete offers a blend of new and signature events that have been curated for epicureans, tastemakers, and novice culinary explorers. Through our numerous festivities we aim to introduce our guests toRead More
The reigning Sweet Soca Monarch of Barbados, Edwin Yearwood made history in 2015 after winning the crown,he continues to do so in this classic, melodious soca lover anthem. He is joined on the track by none other than the multi talented BOSS herself, Giselle The Wassi One. Straight from the heart of two icons in their own right, this track will make you fall in love with soca music all over again. More than a song,More than another track… A special part of each of them… Enjoy with love… HEARTRead More
Toronto pays tribute to the Reggae Pioneers who helped make Reggae a mainstay in the city by unveiling street signs, mural and heritage plaque – naming Toronto’s first ever Reggae Lane in Toronto! The unveiling officially took place on September 19th, 2015 at Eglinton Avenue West and Oakwood, and is being hosted by Councillor Josh Colle. This event was a continuation of the induction of Reggae greats in to the Toronto Reggae Hall of Fame. Held on August 27th, 2015 at the CNE (Canadian National Exhibition) Bandshell Park, inductees LeroyRead More
What are the items stocked in your house before a natural disaster? Dry goods, water, an emergency first aid kit? It is imperative to store these basic necessities before such life threatening events. In a similar scenario, taking feters into consideration, and more specifically, males; how do you prepare for an important occasion of your life such as Carnival? An expert in Carnival survival, Nicholas FADDA FOX Sealy simplifies the basic rules of this season’s existence through the exuberant release of another hit single ‘VITAL SUPPLY’ The song ‘VITAL SUPPLY’Read More
South Florida’s youth will have an opportunity to proudly show off they’re wonderfully created and colorful costumes in celebration of their rich Caribbean culture this carnival season. Over 350 young children will participate in the Miami Broward, Jr. Carnival parade and competition on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at Central Broward Park (3700 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill, FL 33311). Gates open at 12:30 p.m. and the parade begins at 2 p.m. Parking fee is $1.50 per adult and admission into the event is $10. Kids under 10 years old are free.Read More
The Artists’ Coalition of Trinidad and Tobago (ACTT) would like to congratulate Dr Nyan Gadsby Dolly on her appointment as Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts. We look forward to firstly meeting and dialoguing, and then working harmoniously with you in the rolling out of the Progressive Agenda for the Sector in the coming years. You are in stewardship of not only the phenomenal brain thrust and work force that is the present day Creative Sector of Trinidad and Tobago, but also the unprecedented Legacy of this nation:Read More
Guests flocked to Harlem hot spot Red Rooster last evening for a coveted preview of the island’s tastiest festival – the sixth annual Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival taking place on-island November 19-22, 2015. The festival’s fresh new look and star-studded line-up of culinary masters was previewed during the epicurean driven take-over of Chef Marcus Samuelsson’s swanky Ginny’s Supper Club, complete with costumed Crop Over dancers, steelpan drums and New York’s elite. “I’ve been looking forward to a sandwich from Cuz’s all year,” exclaimed Marcus Samuelsson. “There isRead More
The region’s tourism development agency has announced an expanded programme for Caribbean Week Canada which runs from 15 to 19 November 2015. For the first time ever the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), its member countries and partners will take the Caribbean message to travel agents in new markets in Ontario by visiting Burlington and London. Another first will be a church service to launch the week. Also of interest this year is an industry luncheon where attendees will network with industry executives. Principal Research Associate of the Conference Board ofRead More
Trinidadian soca star Bunji Garlin and Jamaican Grammy-winning reggae artist Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley team up on “The Message,” a passionate forward-thinking song fighting for the souls of our youth and the future generation. The two Caribbean artists merge soca, dancehall and reggae into a universal sound on this world cry anthem, produced by Philip Mecksepe. They go verse for verse addressing society’s illls and Marley delivers a powerful hook aspiring for change. “There is music in your soul, minerals in your soil, children full of beauty worth way muchRead More