Monthly Archives: "February 2016"

Posted On February 28, 2016By altonIn music, News, Program Related

Aruba Summer Carnival 2016

Aruba Summer Carnival was founded on February 1st 2015 by a dynamic group of individuals with a wide knowledge of Caribbean cultures. The Aruba Summer Carnival is a celebration where different cultures come together as one. Aruba Summer Carnival aims to give visitors and locals an unforgettable experience with a mixture of parades, concerts, beach-events and international cuisine. Aruba Summer Carnival will be held annually in the month of July on the Happy Island of Aruba. The celebration will take place over a period of 18 days, from July 1stRead More
Grammy award winners Maxwell and Shaggy have been added to the 2016 cast for the annual Tobago Jazz Experience. The duo will join Ms. Lauryn Hill, J. Cole, Arthuro Tappin and Band, Etienne Charles, Third World, Roy Cape featuring Blaxx and a host of other local and regional singers at the festival. Known as “the sexy ambassador of soul music”, Maxwell is famous for classics like “Sumthin’ Sumthin’,” “Ascension (Don’t Ever Wonder)” and “Lifetime”, not to mention the unforgettably ethereal cover of Kate Bush’s “This Woman’s Work”. Maxwell is aRead More
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Cruising on a musical high with his exceptional melodious voice, George Nooks has once again captivated the airwaves with his new smashing single ‘Ride Out Your Storm’. This Gospel track is the first single from his similarly titled gospel album slated for release in May 2016. While known for his soulful renditions of famous Dennis Brown anthems, George Nooks has also released over the years several gospel singles which have cemented his fate as a heart to soul singer. His love for Gospel music is deeply embedded in his promiseRead More

Posted On February 26, 2016By altonIn Music Reviews, News

VP RECORDS EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH ADA

New Pact for Worldwide Digital Distribution & U.S. and Canada for Physical Product Distribution ADA, the independent distribution and services arm of Warner Music Group (WMG), has announced the launch of a global partnership with VP Records, the world’s largest reggae label, to include physical distribution in the U.S. and Canada, and worldwide digital distribution. ADA and VP Records joined forces in 2009, although the label’s relationship with Warner Music dates back to 2002. Previous successes include releases from Wayne Wonder, Buju Banton, Elephant Man, Sean Paul, Maxi Priest, JahRead More
Reggae Hip-Hop Artist Sadiki I Releases New Single ‘My Story’ Featuring Junior ‘One Blood’ Reid On February 5th, 2016, Sadiki I released his first single off his upcoming album titled ‘My Story.’ The hip- hop reggae tune features the vocal genius of veteran reggae artist Junior ‘One Blood’ Reid. Sadiki I was born, Jevon White, on the small island of Montserrat in the West Indies where his father, George Buffonge, was a respected concert promoter. As a child, the young Jevon often found himself surrounded by influential reggae and calypsoRead More
Over the past few years, Aarhus, a small village in Denmark, has been putting on some of the biggest reggae events in the country. They have hosted the likes of Capleton and Beenie Man in the past and now they’re getting ready for another Jamaican icon; Lt. Stitchie. This Saturday, February 27th the Jam Link International team, the company responsible for most of the major reggae events in the city, will be hosting a huge concert called Reggae Link Up. The headlining acts for the show are Jamaica’s legendary reggae/dancehallRead More
MR. VEGAS DEFENDS JAMAICAN NATIONAL TREASURES WITH NEW SINGLE. At the height of the Jamaican General Election where the two major political parties are going back and forth about assets owned by members of parliament, international dancehall star Mr. Vegas has raised concerns about the assets owned by Jamaica. The single ‘Gi Wi Back Wi Sweet Jamaica’ produced by Mr. Vegas’ MV Music label is a mixture of Jamaican original Mento with current dancehall beats. It details aspects of actual Jamaican natural assets being sold to overseas interests. Dunns River,Read More
Without question the Carnival 2016 season was a musically adventurous year for the Precision Productions team. Boundaries were smashed, and seemingly impossible challenges were conquered with a sonorous flair that has left music lovers yearning for more. New sounds and new artists were blended with seasoned techniques, to create the radio hits and fete favourites now available in the 7th volume of We Muzik. This latest album in the very popular We Muzik compilation series is the only collection that contains both the 2016 Road March winner, “Waiting On TheRead More
Delivering an essence of music genre fluid by his fusion of soul, dancehall, reggae and pop, International recording artist K’Coneil latest single “Hot Like You”, on acclaimed billboard producer Seanizzle 90s Don Dada Riddim has been garnering traction by blazing the airwaves. On Thursday March 24th, 2016, K’Coneil will delight the ladies by performing “Hot Like You” and other hit singles such as “Me One”, “Gyal A You” and “Sorry” at POWER 105FM DJ Norie’s “Anything Goes” 6th anniversary alongside Grammy Award winner Shaggy, Grammy Award nominee Barrington Levy, ChristopherRead More