Monthly Archives: "October 2015"

Trinidad and Tobago based singer/songwriter/band leader Nadia Batson is focused on standing out during the upcoming Carnival seasons throughout the world. Already taking a lead, the SASS The Band leader has released two singles; ‘Magic’ (featuring Sekon Sta) and ‘Sorry’, both of which have quickly become favourites of many Soca lovers. On both tracks Nadia can be considered as a tease as her vocals meshes brilliantly with both words and melodies leaving music enthusiasts anticipating more. Constantly in studio working on new material Nadia can be expected to release tracksRead More
//*Upcoming Releases* New Fall 2015 Music// Various Artists – Clarks in Jamaica (Oct 16), Greensleeves) LP & Vinyl Release Greensleeves, in conjunction with One Love Books, is proud to present Clarks in Jamaica, the album tie-in with Al Fingers’ critically acclaimed book of the same name which chronicles the celebrated status of Clarks shoes in Jamaica. The compilation showcases classics from the golden age of dancehall music that celebrate Jamaica’s love affair with the iconic English footwear brand. Al, who compiled the album says “Growing up in England I’ve alwaysRead More
The Saint Lucia House Foundation in conjunction with the Saint Lucia Consulate in New York is set to observe Creole Heritage Month in New York. This year’s festival will take place on Sunday October 25th, 2015 with an action filled day in Brooklyn. This event will showcase the rich cultural heritage of Saint Lucia and introduce others to the island’s amazing history and traditions that continue to be celebrated to this day. This year’s celebration will feature De Inferno Band, Tropicalfete Steel Pan Ensemble, DJ Eryk Natural Sounds, Drummers, Dancers,Read More
Reggae Star and Ambassador Iba Mahr, and legendary saxophonist Dean Fraser, have teamed to deliver a new single to the music marketplace carrying a simple message: it’s all about “Having Fun!” Released on SoundCloud, the single comes in advance of Iba Mahr’s much anticipated album, Diamond Sox, which will be released on the VPAL imprint on November 20th, 2015. Warming the market to the many moods of Iba Mahr, the single “Having Fun” is a reflection of the artists fun side when not performing music about the importance of faithRead More
Bad Boys of Reggae from the Caribbean Island of Jamaica are coming to The Philippines ! Get ready to SWEAT and enjoy the “GAMES PEOPLE PLAY” as the Bad Boys bring their One Love Reggae Revolution Tour to Cebu City, Manila, & Boracay for 3 exclusive shows !Read More
Producer duo Jus Now unveils the explosive title track – featuring Trinidadian soca star Bunji Garlin and British grime/R&B fusion pioneer Ms. Dynamite – off their upcoming EP Cyah Help It. The EP will be released in the U.S. this Friday (October 23rd, 2015) via Feel Up Records (the label co-owned by Jillionaire of Major Lazer). Over Jus Now’s soca dance beats, the self-proclaimed “Viking of Soca” and England’s award-winning lyricist drum up a hard-hitting call-to-action anthem. Given their geographical differences, they manage to traverse each other’s sounds thanks toRead More
When one of the most fearless females in soca Fay-Ann Lyons teams up with BET award winner for Best International Act Stonebwoy B from Ghana you get a wickedly sick built original from the ground up AFROSOCA that is surely going to damage on local and international waters. Produced by Stadic music the track BLOCK THE ROAD written by fay and Stonebwoy this is simply a smash and musical mesmer.’ Written by Fayann Lyons and Stonebwoy Produced by Stadic and Wetty beatz Mixed by Stadic Music Mastered by Nikholai GreeneRead More
Billboard chart-topping vocalist and songwriter Helen Rogers of Jazzmasters fame is set for a strong return with the potent Smooth Jazz Meets Reggae (Skinny Bwoy Records). The 10-song set (plus two CD-only bonus tracks), features original songwriting and production, as well as compelling reggae covers of “Don’t Know Why” (Norah Jones), “Be Thankful For What You Got” (William DeVaughn) and the reggae classic “Still In Love With You Boy” (Alton Ellis). Producers for the album includes Quicktouch (Henry “Sadiki” Buckley Jr. and Marvin Weatherspoon (Keyboardist for The Chi-Lites), reggae’s PaulRead More
Beyond physical attributes there are some features that can be easily listed by male suitors as main attractors when referring to women. While the preferences may vary, a confident, self assured and authentic woman can capture the attention of any right thinking man. In recognizing positive female characteristics, Kerwin Du Bois and Christopher Martin are encouraging celebration in their new release ‘Feelin Ya Self.’ It’s quite understandable why women will readily comply to the collaborative track by two of the Caribbean’s best voices. Written by both Kerwin Du Bois andRead More
Gyptian, who hit international stardom with his RIAA certified Gold hit “Hold You” (produced by Ricky Blaze and later remixed by Nicki Minaj) in 2010, is back with a single just as contagious. The Jamaican reggae singer’s song “All On Me” (June 9, VP) continues to climb U.S. radio charts on Top 40, Urban and Rhythmic radio, and now has Lady Leshurr, “Britain’s hottest female rapper” hailed by Vogue, gets on the wicked new remix produced by the Dutch born record producer Diztortion (known for his hits with UK artistsRead More