Monthly Archives: "June 2016"

Fryktion Muzik ups the ante with two new compilations – Wahjang Riddim and The Sauce Riddim, both now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released June 17, 2016), from FOX FUSE. Based in Brooklyn, New York-based Fryktion Muzik is helmed by St. Vincent and the Grenadines-born producer Ramón “Fryktion” McDowall. The studio has been churning out soca hits since 2007, and Fryktion added to his talents as an artist in 2009, and has been pushing the Fryktion Muzik sounds globally as a double-threat.   The Wahjang Riddim features socaRead More

Posted On June 23, 2016By altonIn News

Olatunji Drops Debut Album, Awakening

Trinidad and Tobago’s shining star Olatunji Yearwood sees the international release of his highly-anticipated debut album Awakening, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on July 1, 2016, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. Boasting 17 sizzlers that include long-time favorites and new hits, this collection of classics epitomizes the rebirth and awakening of Olatunji’s musical journey. “Awakening is monumental not only because it stands for my name, but it also signifies a pivotal point in my journey, as my music is now packaged in an album and presentedRead More
BUNJI GARLIN & DAMIAN “JR. GONG” MARLEY DROP  NEW VIDEO FOR “THE MESSAGE” TODAY VICE Noisey Premieres the “Inspirational” Visual  WATCH now.      Bunji Garlin’s “The Message” feat. Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley is available now and will also be featured on VP Records’ annual summer compilation Reggae Gold 2016, out in July. The visual was shot in Garlin’s native island of Trinidad and features cameos from Fay-Ann Lyons, Popcaan and Sizzla. You can catch Marley and Garlin together at this year’s Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise, which sets sail in November 2016.     PR Contact: Tiffany Mea E: Tiffany@withlovepr.com P:Read More
VP RECORDS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF ROCK STEADY WITH COMPREHENSIVE 40-TRACK COLLECTION  FIRST CLASS ROCK STEADY   Highlighting The Genre’s Most Timeless Hits and Its  Significant Impact in Jamaican Music   Available July 1 on International Reggae Day   2016 marks the 50th anniversary for Jamaica’s celebrated musical genre rock steady. Rock steady, which was a successor of ska and precursor to reggae, used elements of rhythm and blues (R&B), jazz, ska as well as African and Latin American drumming.With its irresistible slow tempo beat and more bass-heavy, stripped-down sound, it was a distinctRead More
  Dancehall’s rising star Stylez, aka IAmStylezMusic has just released the music video for his hit single “It’s a Pity” which combines Dancehall culture with cinematography and story telling.   Shot on location in Jamaica, filmed by the HD Boyz and directed by Stylez, the music video sees the artist survive a plane crash in a desert, and armed with a prayer and two Psalms, overcome obstacles meant to dissuade him and throw him off his chosen path in life.  To emphasize the point of how energy flows, subtle effectsRead More
New York, NY (FOX FUSE) – Barbadian soca sensation Statement drops two new smash songs with “P.M.A. (Playin Mas Again)” and “3 Songs,” both available worldwide from all major digital retailers on June 17, 2016, with pre-order available now, 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 hasRead More
Trinidad and Tobago-based Soundboy Records drops two new hip-hop jams from CRUSH A.D with “Darin” and “Do What You Want,” both now available worldwide from all major digital retailers, from FOX FUSE. Released by Ray Roopnarine for Soundboy Records, the tracks were recorded at the CRUSH A.D Studio in Trincity, Trinidad and mixed and mastered at Soundboy Records Studio in Concordia, Tobago   CRUSH A.D is a hip-hop trio hailing from Trinidad and members Billy Cassanova, Bones One’r and Seconds have been crushing the urban music scene at home forRead More
WIZ Records wins with its new soca banger “TBB (Throw Back Bumpa)” by OTIS, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on June 17, 2016, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. Hit producer Shawn “Mr. Roots” Mitchell, who heads the Brooklyn, New York-based imprint WIZ Records, crafts the spicy, groovy soca hit for Spicemas, Grenada’s annual carnival celebration, which is currently underway. “TBB (Throw Back Bumpa)” – which is essentially how you wine to soca music, finds Grenadian sensation OTIS instructing a gyal how to dance to his tune.Read More
Vincentian soca star Skinny Fabulous teams with Grenadian sensation Laura Lisa for the new Spicemas hit “The Movement,” now available worldwide from all major digital retailers, from FOX FUSE. The high-energy, power soca tune was penned by Laura “Laura Lisa” Richardson and Gamal “Skinny Fabulous” Doyle, and the song was released for the 2016 Spicemas season, Grenada’s annual carnival that is currently taking place on the Spice Isle. “The Movement” is executive-produced by Grenada-based Spice Concoction, headed by Angus Steele. “I’ve always shared a passion for Vincy music and duringRead More
Trinidadian production house WMG Lab Records composes the romantic soca gem “Rock With You” by soca songstress Joanna “Jo Jo” Hutton, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers, from FOX FUSE. Recently inking an exclusive digital distribution deal with FOX FUSE – the world’s largest music label for soca and chutney, WMG Lab Records’ catalog is now becoming available to the global audience, and “Rock With You” is one of its first releases through this new partnership. “I’ve been producing music for five years now and my style ofRead More