Monthly Archives: "June 2016"

Stylez aka IAmStylezMusic logs more than 21,000 views on YouTube, and 70,000 views on Facebook for his recently released “It’s a Pitty” music video.  The artist personally thanks fans during his live Facebook broadcast.   The independently produced song and music video has been gaining traction on the radio since its release in April, and continues with visual strides by way of YouTube and thousands of fans who have logged on to watch, comment and share the video’s link.  The video has been available for one week and already hasRead More
http://www.vashtie.com/music/exclusive-watch-getoverhers-bad-timing-music-video/ New York City’s real recognize real. Such is the case with Jason Scott, now known for R&B and hip-hop offerings as GETOVERHER, recently tapped Vashtie (Downtown’s Sweetheart) to unveil his new song and video titled, “Bad Timing.” “The mesmerizing visual,” according to Vashtie.com, takes a deeper dive into the GETOVERHER’s narrative of love. “I can’t commit. Will you be patient? My arms in twist. I must resist. Since my conscious chimes in. It’s just bad timing,” he professed. He admits the track is heavy on emo, the opposite ofRead More
End gun violence with art! Today, ‪#‎NYCArtsGoOrange‬ to stand united against gun violence in NYC. Join us & go orange at http://www.gunviolenceawarenessmonth.org/ New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Go Orange. June is National Gun Violence Awareness Month – a pressing issue for many NYC communities. The Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) and Council Member Laurie Cumbo are working together to bring visibility to ending gun violence through a city-wide campaign, “Go Orange.” We will be doing this with Art and Culture. #NYCArtsGoOrange look out for Art and culture!! Thanks Materials forRead More
The Family Travel Association (FTA) and the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) have formally announced a partnership  to promote a travel agent educational programme for the Caribbean.  As part of the agreement, the CTO and CTO members who join the FTA will be eligible to work with the FTA and CTO in the development of educational material for travel agents. This includes webinars, editorial/content for trade partners, live events (conferences/trade show) participation, promotion on FamilyTravel.org and both the CTO and FTA newsletters. “Our research indicates that 93 per cent of AmericanRead More
VP RECORDS DELIVERS THE SUMMER SOUNDTRACK FOR REGGAE AND SOCA MASSES WITH THEIR LONG-STANDING ANNUAL SERIES Soca Gold 2016 (Out This Fri. June 24) & Reggae Gold 2016 (Out July 22) For over two decades, the popular VP Records’ series consistently delivers the year’s more influential hits and showcases musical trends in reggae and dancehall. Available July 22, Reggae Gold 2016 maintains its heralded reputation and also features a bonus DJ mix disc by Chromatic Sound, “the taste of Jamaican youth” (The Fader). Jamaican music comes in many forms and facets and continues to push boundaries. Reggae Gold 2016 showcases the island’s diverse range – from dancehall and roots reggae toRead More
VP Records is pleased to announce the welcoming of Jamaican singer-songwriter and producer Jah9 to the family. This week, she unveils “Humble Mi” to the world (out Fri. Jun 24), the first single from her highly-anticipated label debut ‘9’, slated for release on September 9, 2016.   9 | 9 | 2 + 0 + 1 + 6 = 9 “This song was inspired by my whole journey and life unfolding, teaching me that knowing is not the journey because you will always have to know more. The journey is peace, love and balancing the energiesRead More
Max Gousse to Conduct Workshop and Scout Local Artists  Performing at the 20th Annual Event   The St. Kitts Tourism Authority is pleased to announce that award-winning entertainment executive and entrepreneur Max Gousse will be on island to attend the 20th Annual St. Kitts Music Festival, which takes place June 23 – 25, 2016. “We are excited to welcome Mr. Gousse to St. Kitts. Over the past 25 years, he has spearheaded some of Hip-Hop and R&B’s biggest projects and discovered some amazing talent, including international stars who have performedRead More

Posted On June 23, 2016By altonIn News

Fakekou Wins with Two Fusion Soca Sizzlers

Fusion soca sensation Sterling “Fakekou” Callender wins with his new sizzlers “I Know” and “Weekend,” both now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released on June 17, 2016), from FOX FUSE. Born in Trinidad and based between the U.S. and U.K., Fakekou has been churning out tunes with an international flair, for years now. The calypso-infused soca track “I Know” was penned by Fakekou in London, and was produced by Parry Jack, who is based in New Jersey. “I just wanted to thank the ladies and show that youRead More

Posted On June 23, 2016By altonIn News

Bajan Star Statement Scores with New Soca Hits

Barbadian soca sensation Statement drops two new smash songs with “P.M.A. (Playin Mas Again)” and “3 Songs,” both now available worldwide from all major digital retailers, from FOX FUSE. Statement brings his full catalog of hits to the global masses, after inking an exclusive catalog deal with FOX FUSE – the world’s largest music label for soca and chutney music.   Born Nigel Theophilus Barnett in Bridgetown, Barbados, Statement evolved into a singer and songwriter in 2002 and has been sowing Caribbean sounds to fans around the world, ever since. “IRead More
Alix “SandMan” Aird dishes native Grenadian vibes on his new jab jab anthem “Donkey In De Cane,” now available worldwide from all major retailers (released June 17, 2016), from FOX FUSE. The smash was produced by Grenada-based Mash Works Productions and was produced for the 2016 Spicemas season – Grenada’s annual carnival, which is currently underway. Grenadian hit-maker SandMan has been crafting tunes for years now, both as a producer and performer, for his own production house Aquarion Studios. He dons his artist cap for “Donkey In De Cane,” andRead More