Monthly Archives: "May 2016"

When: Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 9 AM in EDT (readings starts at 12NN) Where: Park Slope Barnes & Noble 267 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11215     Details: Authors Connecting is a program designed to emphasize the importance of literacy and how culture can influence education, as well as one’s world view. The program is targeted to interact with children and celebrate our great Caribbean culture. Hosted by Colette Nicole Stapleton. Readings Featuring the history of the Steel Pan Instruments/Performances Book Preview: “The Birth of the Steel Pan” HighlightingRead More
HOLLYWOOD AND BROADWAY STAR CONFIRMED FOR CARIBBEAN WEEK NEW YORK ~ Screen and stage actor Robert Riley will be the host at Rum & Rhythm at Capitale in New York ~ Film and stage actor Robert Riley has been confirmed for Caribbean Week New York, a series of tourism trade and consumer events organized by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) to showcase the region in one of its most important markets. Riley, who is of both Barbadian and Trinidadian descent, will host Rum & Rhythm, the Ultimate Caribbean Epicurean ExperienceRead More
VP RECORDS REMEMBERS “THE CROWN PRINCE OF REGGAE” DENNIS BROWN Double-Disc Tribute Album Will Drop June 3, 2016 Compilation Features Covers from Marsha Ambrosius, Freddie McGregor, Maxi Priest, Romain Virgo, Ikaya, Raging Fyah, Jah9, Christopher Ellis, The Green, Katchafire, Jah Cure, No Maddz, Chronixx, Jesse Royal, Kabaka Pyramid, Exco Levi, Kelissa, Jahmiel, Iba Mahr, Keznamdi and more Hailed by NPR Morning Edition as one of the 50 great voices of all time – the Jamaican musical icon Dennis Brown began his recording career at the tender age of 11 andRead More
Caribbean dance music (CDM) masters Ultimate Rejects unleash two new electronic hits by MX Prime with “Up Dey” and “Everybody Bounce,” both available worldwide from all major digital retailers on May 6, 2016, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. Ultimate Rejects incorporates Caribbean sounds with electronic dance music (EDM) to create CDM. The DJ unit consists of hit soca producer Johann Seaton of MadMen Productions and Edghill “MX Prime” Thomas, a soca artist and radio personality and deejay from Trinidad. “Up Dey” and “Everybody Bounce” are both high-energy danceRead More
Trinidadian hit house PengCo Music drops its new dancehall hit “Like Sinatra” from Keturah Gamba, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on April 22, 2016, from FOX FUSE. The sleek, suggestive smash was crafted and written by hit producer Randal Alexander, who helms PengCo Music and consistently delivers new Caribbean classics for reggae and dancehall fans everywhere. “Like Sinatra” is Gamba’s third track with the producer and imprint. “I am excited about working with PengCo Music and FOX FUSE on this project.” Gamba states. “It’s the first time IRead More
Trinidad and Tobago-based Gospel artist Samuel “Farenite” Selkridge ignites with four genre-spanning Gospel jams – reggae with “Mama I Love You,” hip-hop with “Child of God,” and Gospel soca with “Child of God” and “Royalty,” all available worldwide from all major digital retailers on May 6, 2016, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. Inking an exclusive, worldwide digital distribution deal with FOX FUSE, Farenite’s entire catalog will now become available to the international audience. Respected for his writing, in particular his lyricism and biblical content, Farenite has chosen toRead More
Caribbean Gospel super-group Forward propels with three new Gospel gems – “Daddy,” “Jesus Save Me” and “Moving Forward,” all now available worldwide, from FOX FUSE. Inking an exclusive, worldwide digital distribution deal with FOX FUSE, Forward’s entire catalog will now become available to the international audience, starting with these three releases. Based in Trinidad and Tobago, Forward consists of 12 members. Formed by Russel Garner and Milio Providence, the Gospel duo played together for four years before deciding to expand the group. They envisioned a band with a collective ofRead More
Kingston, Jamaica- based Kick Dem Records presents the Slow Bunx Riddim, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers, from FOX FUSE. Produced by Jermaine “ZJ Bruce Lee” Bennett for his label Kick Dem Records, this new collection of sultry dancehall anthems showcases some of the top names in dancehall music today. Such star power landed the compilation in the international spotlight, as the Slow Bunx Riddim receives a coveted feature on the iTunes U.S. Reggae New Music chart, during its week of release. The sizzling Slow Bunx Riddim isRead More