Monthly Archives: "November 2015"

Columbia, South Carolina (Sonique Solutions) – Amidst the onslaught of Groovy Soca songs being released for T&T’s Carnival 2016, Trinidadad-born, South Carolina-based Soca artiste Ronnel Ramirez known to his industry peers as Champeon has brought forward one of the first up-tempo offerings for the season with his new track “Bringin It”. ‘Bringin It’ is a different sound for Champeon who previously released songs such as ‘Red Devil’ and ‘2nite’. The inspiration for this departure was to strategically create a different sort of song that would be more marketable within theRead More
Trinidad and Tobago-based producer Romie Rome delivers rich reggae vibes on his new compilation Heart of Love Riddim, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers from FOX FUSE. An electrifying radio personality at Trinidad’s #1 urban radio station RED 96.7 FM, Jerome “Romie Rome” Antoine delved into producing in 2014 and has been crafting hits ever since. His latest production Heart of Love Riddim is the official riddim soundtrack for the 2015 edition of Hennessy Artistry’s Reggae on the Bay, an annual reggae concert tour held in Trinidad andRead More
Being the son of late Calypso icon Rootsman is no easy task when contemplating your involvement in music. There are comparisons, expectations and pressures that have to be dealt those of which have never served as deterrents for Shawn ‘Mr. Spekks’ Thomas. His passion and love for music was a commonality that he shared with his father much to their enjoyment. Even with the passing of his father being a recent memory, Mr. Spekks continues to hold on to countless conversations that he shared with his father. One that remainsRead More
We know exactly what you say about us. And you know what? Yes we are. Especially when it involves creating major waves in Soca. But can you blame us? Given the history between Precision Productions and Kerwin Du Bois, we are betting instead that you will clique up, and help us turn the whole genre on its tail with this new release. Building on the rampant success and natural camaraderie between the two camps, Kerwin and the Precision team are crashing limitations and surging forward with a fresh sound, whichRead More

Posted On November 28, 2015By altonIn music, News, soca, song

New Ataklan – Carnivalin

Written by Mark ‘Ataklan’ Jiminez Produced and Mastered by Keshav ‘LAZAbeam’ Singh Executive Producer: Mark ‘Ataklan’ Jiminez for TAJ Records. Ataklan once again teaming up with LAZAbeam to create ‘CARNIVALIN’, Ataklan’s 2nd official release for 2K16. Traditional Rapso call and response fused with elements of EDM & Soca to an infectious driving bass and rhythm, with lyrical styles delivered in unique Klanny style, a true fete and club banger, taking you UP and UP and AWAY! RIDDIM, CHANTING AND ENERGY, distinctly Trinbagonian, from Carnival in Trinbago to festivals internationally, weRead More

Posted On November 28, 2015By altonIn art, life, News

Launch of the Plum Tree by Martha A. Blanchard

Last evening saw the launch of ‘The Plum Tree’ by Martha A. Blanchard, at The Cultural Development Foundation Conference Room. The function was attended by fellow artistes, family and friends who came to celebrate a great milestone in the literary society of Saint Lucia and welcoming the newest author and children’s writer. “The Plumb Tree is about two friends Pella and Stacia who have big plans for a summer of fun on Helen island. When tragedy strikes, for Pella’s family, her life changes as do her chances for excelling atRead More

Posted On November 28, 2015By altonIn music, Music Reviews, News, soca, song

Mac Truc Blazes with New EP Muziq

The Federation Family presents its new EP from local sensation Mac Truc titled Muziq, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on December 4, 2015, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. Antiguan stunner Mac Truc has been burning up airwaves at home for years now, and makes his mark internationally with this new collection of hits. Muziq features seven songs, including a mix of dancehall with “Ladies Make A Sound” and soca with “Music Hold Me,” “Party Nice” and “Put It On Me” featuring Federation Diva. Founded by AntiguanRead More
Simply Natural Family (SNF) serves up its new hit “Lickah” by Remixah, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on November 27, 2015, from FOX FUSE. Based in Trindad and Tobago, SNF is a group of talented producers, musicians, songwriters and creators. Their overall mission is to spread unity and positive vibes through the vehicle of music and “Lickah” does just that. Produced by Robert “SN” Baptiste for SNF, the sizzling track was released for the 2016 Trinidad Carnival season. With intoxicating vocals from Trinidadian soca slayer Joshua “Remixah” Alexander,Read More
Dnyce Muzic delivers two new soca jams with “Wine Up Pon It” by Lisa Voice Banton and “Sample It” by Ainsley King, both available worldwide from all major digital retailers from FOX FUSE. Based in Laventille, Trinidad, Dnyce Muzic is helmed by producer David “Dnyce” Pereira, who earned his musical stripes by making his own beats and writing songs since he was 17 years old. His R&B background makes his productions stand out, as he incorporates that style into his productions, as is evident on these two tracks. “Wine UpRead More

Posted On November 28, 2015By altonIn music, Music Reviews, News, soca, song

Stein Gives Us “Party Pan Di Endz”

Dancehall stunner Stein thrills with his new track “Party Pan Di Endz,” available worldwide from all major digital retailers from FOX FUSE. Penned by Stein and produced by his own label New Planet Records, in conjunction with Studio 91, his latest hit delivers a new soundtrack for his fans. “Party Pan Di Endz” is a laid-back, melodic track that spews party vibes for people to enjoy on dance floors everywhere. The groovy jam proves Stein’s versatility, as he regularly moves between hardcore dancehall and upbeat dance tunes for the danceRead More