Monthly Archives: "October 2015"

Soca star Darryl “Farmer Nappy” Henry blazes with his new hit “Rental,” available worldwide from all major digital retailers on October 16, 2015, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. Celebrating over 30 years in music, the acclaimed Trinidadian singer and songwriter delivers the very best that soca and calypso music has to offer and continues that tradition with “Rental,” his first release for the 2016 Trinidad Carnival season. Farmer Nappy again teams up with Barbadian, famed-production collective De Red Boyz for this thrilling groovy tune. The same formula provedRead More
VP Records’ vintage imprint 17 North Parade opens its vaults to present a new reggae anthology from one of the most influential Jamaican producers and businessmen Gussie Clarke. On Oct 9, 2015, 17 North Parade will release a comprehensive double-disc compilation From The Foundation, spanning Gussie Clarke’s catalog of hit productions from the 1970s until today, accompanied with a DVD that takes an in-depth look of the man behind the controls. All the music is re-mastered and coupled with deluxe packaging and extensive liner notes. In addition, a vinyl companionRead More
Summer 2015 witnessed an historical moment, as the Catch A Fire tour saw three of Reggae’s legendary families share a nightly stage. Morgan Heritage, Damian Marley, Stephen Marley, and Tarrus Riley, along with special guests, Jo Mersa Marley, Jemere Morgan, Skip Marley and Black Am I, delivered stellar performances from Philadelphia, New York, Washington, Virginia, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Nevada and California among other North American states. Night after night fans came out and were fully rewarded with high energy familiar reggae sounds. From traditional reggae and roots, to up-tempo dancehall,Read More
“Attitude Changed – Patrice Roberts is About Herself” Nobody can tell her what to do, say, how to act or how to feel, Patrice Roberts is moving to her own beat. With the sweetest melodies and piercing vocals Patrice is encouraging a bit of independence for the ladies. Of all people, Patrice is an expert in the topic at hand and is guiding females to rely on ‘Nobody.’ She’s defying the norm and partying alone. As Patrice continues to evolve as an entertainer her image and music are also changingRead More

Posted On October 4, 2015By altonIn Music-News Radio, News, Program Related

Jus Now: EP Cyah Help It

Jus Now, The Beat-Making Duo Collides UK Underground & Trinidad Soca Rhythms on the New EP Cyah Help It. Jus Now – the alliance of two music fanatics previously separated by 4,500 miles – was brought together by a shared love of bass, rum and parties. The bi-product of their connection is a brand new EP Cyah Help It, releasing October 23rd, 2015 via Feel Up Records (the label co-owned by Jillionaire of Major Lazer). Jus Now is the musical bond between UK-based drum and bass producer Sam Interface andRead More
As a continuation to its 30th anniversary celebrations, the Noble Douglas Dance Company Inc. (NDDCI) will present its 2015 dance season, Threshold. The weekend production opens on Saturday October 17 at Queen’s Hall featuring new and classic choreographic works by Noble Douglas, Allan Balfour, Penelope Kalloo, Arlene Frank, Delton Frank and Megan Navarro. Trinidad and Tobago’s foremost modern contemporary dance company earned another accolade when it launched its 30th anniversary celebrations with its 2014 season, TEETH. This momentous milestone celebrates the contributions of the seminal dance company to the culturalRead More
A short and impressive list of reggae/dancehall acts has been signed to entertain fans at the second staging of Mawch Out to be held on October 24 at Pearly Beach in Ocho Rios, St Ann. Headlining the reggae aggregation will be Marley scion, Ky-mani alongside one of reggae’s sweetest singers, Coco Tea, and the man from Judgment Yard, Sizzla Kalonji, while the dancehall side will be upheld by stalwarts, Beenie Man and Bounty Killer. These five top acts will be ably supported by Military Man, Dimon Treajah, Promisin, Dilly Chris,Read More