Monthly Archives: "February 2016"

Following up on the success of “Your Number” featuring popular American rapper Fetty Wap, multi-talented Ayo Jay is back from several overseas performances and appearances to touch the New York and New Jersey stage. The hot single which spurred a viral online dance #yournumberayojay, has been blazing the airwaves thanks to faithful fans and the blogmosphere. Known for fusing Dancehall, R&B, Hip Hop and Afrobeats, Ayo Jay’s prolific lyrics are only rivaled by his exciting onstage presence. Fans and music lovers will get a chance to experience and meet theRead More
Kicking off the new year and in time for lover’s week, soulful reggae recording artist Omari Banks is delivering “Me & You” produced by multi- platinum, multi-Grammy nominee, Jason “J-Vibe” Farmer. Music and love transcend all, they are felt with the heart and soul, a universal language that we can all relate, and incorporating the two, Omari tells a stirring story of lost, love and perseverance. Speaking of the moving song, Omari explains “My inspiration was actually observing relationships and how they can get complicated when outside influences come intoRead More

Posted On February 10, 2016By altonIn music, News, song

New Video – Gyptian + Lady Leshurr

Jamaican reggae star Gyptian links with UK’s most sought after rapper Lady Leshurr for a wild romp through Kingston’s streets on the new video for his “All On Me (Diztortion Remix).” Gyptian’s originial song “All On Me” continues to climb UK and U.S. radio charts on Top 40, Urban and Rhythmic radio, and the new remix (out now on iTunes) collides UK grime, hip hop, EDM and reggae into a worldly sound. England’s leading lady is the perfect match to team up with the reggae star on this wicked newRead More
GHETTO YOUTHS INTERNATIONAL PRESENTS SET UP SHOP VOLUME 3 New Compilation from Marley Owned Label Spreads New Hope and Inspiration Featuring Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Stephen “Ragga” Marley, Julian Marley, Morgan Heritage, Black-Am-I, Kabaka Pyramid, Tarrus Riley, Christopher Ellis, J Boog, Skip Marley, Third World and more Ghetto Youths International – the independent record label owned and operated by Bob Marley’s sons Damian, Julian and Stephen – releases the third installment of Set Up Shop. The compliation series stands true to GYI ethos of making messgae music. Hence, the opening trackRead More
February 1st, marked the late reggae and lover’s rock icon Dennis Brown’s 59th birthday. Hailed by NPR Morning Edition as one of the 50 great voices of all time and by Bob Marley as one of the best reggae singers in the world – the revered Jamaican icon began his recording career at the tender age of 11 and has more than 75 albums to date. Even though he passed away at the early age of 42, his music and legacy lives on. VP Records, reggae’s leading distributor and label,Read More

Posted On February 7, 2016By altonIn Fashion, Merchandise, News

MV Collection By Mr Vegas Now Available

Internationally renowned dancehall/reggae artist Mr. Vegas is launching his new merchandise line – MV Collections. Known across the world for his biggest hits “Heads High” and “Bruk It Down”, Mr Vegas’ fans and reggae lovers alike now have access to their own personal memorabilia. The MV Collection is a recollection of Mr. Vegas’ hit songs and important elements of his lifestyle and culture. These designs and slogans are internationally recognized across the world. Featuring brightly coloured printed t-shirts for men and women made from 160-gram cotton, the collection provides longRead More
P.O.S. Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – Green House Entertainment which recently saw the debut of its ultra premium inclusive event ‘Finesse’ in La Vega, outdid themselves with their annual cooler fete experience ‘Cooler Park’ and attracted a huge crowd to this Central T&T party staple. What started off as a small house lime in a residential area in Couva years ago, later evolved into an all-out block party or ‘blocko’ and has now grown into one of the country’s full-fledged cooler-inclusive events. In its short history, ‘Cooler Park’ has grown exponentially fromRead More
Currently enjoying premium rotation on the FM airwaves with ‘Belleh’ remix featuring Sanjay, Demarco and Shelly Belly dancehall diva Tifa again has something to smile about following the announcement of the 2016 nominations for the Irie Jam Radio Online Awards. The ‘Spell It Out’ singer has landed a double nomination for ‘Collaboration Song of the Year’ and ‘Video of the Year’ for ‘Jealous Ova’ a collaborative effort with 2015 breakout star Dexta Daps. If that wasn’t enough she is also featured on U.S Hip Hop star Ricky Blaze’s newly releasedRead More
We are pleased to announce that The Vieux Fort Nobel Laureate Literary Night was a great success; over a hundred persons attended. Some persons had to turn away because all seats had been taken. On the night, the art of Jonathan Gladding, Lesley Lubin, and Janice Samuel were on display; so were the books of Modeste Downes, Jolien Harmsen, Clive Sankardyal, and Derek Walcott. The poets who read included Shan Lucien, Augustus Cadette, Moses Jn. Baptiste, Julius Ersthee, Vigna Antoine, and Marcia Dolor. There were performances by the Augier CombinedRead More
Created to inspire ALL Caribbean nations that are united by their love of rhythmic vibes, this track has effortlessly earned its place amongst the upper echelon of hits for this season. Front man Julien Believe along with Fadda Fox, Ricardo Drue and Beenie Man present the new airwaves dominator, “Party Ambassadors”. Guaranteed to get you jumping, whining and celebrating, Party Ambassadors pays homage to the most celebrated festival in the Bahamas known as Junkanoo. A true Caribbean kaleidoscope of flavor and fun, Junkanoo is the music and very soul ofRead More