Monthly Archives: "July 2016"

Dancehall Star Future Fambo has released his album Evolve – The Uprise which makes its’ Top 10 debut on the iTunes chart making Dancehall history for the veteran artist! The album, Evolve – The Uprise, is the first ever released by the artist, marking an important milestone in his career.  The choice in album title is poignant as Fambo has evolved from releasing singles, to releasing a complete body of work.  To have the disc debuted on the iTunes chart is icing on the cake! Produced by Blaze Entertainment Records,Read More
Trinidadian Gospel sensation Ryan “Nathanael” Hamilton delivers his new Gospel gem “Lord Of Hosts,” now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released June 24, 2016), from FOX FUSE. Nathanael penned the inspirational track, with production handled by him and his brother under their songwriting and production company Fisherman Project. It was co-produced and engineered by Kasey Phillips of Precision Productions. “Lord Of Hosts” is a pulsing militant offering that speaks of reliance and defiance – relying and trusting God wholeheartedly, and standing resolute in the face of difficulty andRead More
Trinidadian hit house TRON brings its new hit “Come Over” by Fantom DunDeal, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released on June 24, 2016), from FOX FUSE. The track is featured on the Grinders Riddim, which was originally released for the 2016 Trinidad Carnival season. Barbadian stunner Fantom DunDeal was added on the riddim for Barbados’ annual carnival known as Crop Over, which is currently underway. The sweet, groovy tune “Come Over” has been enjoying heavy rotation across the Caribbean, and in fact, has remained in the topRead More
YTM Recordz drops classic vibes on its new soca hit “Bessi Down” from Grenadian soca thriller Mr. Legz, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released June 24, 2016), from FOX FUSE. Released for the 2016 Spicemas season, Grenada’s annual carnival celebration, “Bessi Down” continues to make major noise for YTM Recordz, as it breaks into the global soca market, with many more releases on the way. Based in Brooklyn, New York, YTM Recordz is captained by producer and performer Hector “Mr. Legz HT” Thomas, who is a tripleRead More
Trinidadian soca sensation Shal Marshall blazes with his new smash “Hookah,” now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released on June 24, 2016), from FOX FUSE. The track was crafted by soca hit house GBM Productions, under the helm of producers Jason “Nutron” Carter and Kenwyn “GB” Holder. Marshall, who is also a top radio personality at 96.1 WEFM in Trinidad and Tobago, brings the provocative, groovy soca jam for the dance floors. The track was produced and released outside of the typical Trinidad Carnival season, as GBM ProductionsRead More
Barbadian production house BASSink Productions injects carnival fervor with its new hit compilation Zika Riddim: 2K16 Soca, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released June 24, 2016), from FOX FUSE. Composed by producer Dwain “Dwaingerous” Antrobus, the electrifying riddim was released for the 2016 Crop Over season, Barbados’ annual carnival celebrations, where it continues to receive heavy fanfare. It also received a coveted featured on the iTunes U.S. Reggae New Music chart and debuted in the top 100 on the iTunes U.S. Reggae Top Albums chart, during itsRead More
New York, NY (FOX FUSE) – Legendary soca entertainer Irvin “Blackie” Blackman brings his eclectic and celebrated brand of Caribbean music to the masses, as his full catalog of music is now available worldwide from all major digital retailers, from FOX FUSE. Born and based in Trinidad and Tobago, Blackie is celebrating over 26 years in the music industry. He is hailed as one of soca music’s longtime leading lyricists and entertainers, who consistently delivers with witty lyrics and fun-filled performances, and has much more in store for years toRead More
CaribbeanTales International Film Festival http://www.caribbeantales.ca/CTFF Community Partners With Regent Park Film Festival – Under The Stars* http://regentparkfilmfestival.com/year-round/underthestars/ FREE OUTDOOR SUMMER SCREENING AUGUST 3, Regent Park (the Big Park), 620 Dundas Street East 7 p.m. Pre-show activities  – 9 p.m. Movie                    CTFF has partnered with the Regent Park Film Festival, once again, for the Under the Stars Community Screening on August 3, featuring the short film Mr. Crab (Faisal Lutchmedial, 2011, Canada, 8 minutes) and feature film The Jungle Book (Jon Favreau, USA, 2016, 1 hour 46 minutes). The JungleRead More
JAH9 KICKS OFF ‘YEAR OF 9’ (2 + 0 + 1 + 6) WORLD TOUR AND RELEASES 9MM VOL 2: PRE-ALBUM GROUNDINGS ON JAH9.COM Reggaeville Premieres 18-Track Mix Today A Precursor to her Eagerly-Awaited Sophomore Album 9 (VP Records/Steam Chalice Records) Jamaican singer-songwriter and producer Jah9 starts her Year of 9 (2+0+1+6) World Tour, spanning North America, Europe and Africa. Her North American portion kicked off this Sat. July 23 at the Northwest World Reggae Fest in Portland and in Seattle on Sunday. Jul 24. The cross-continent run continues in Vancouver, Philadelphia, New York City, Rochester, Ithaca,Read More
Kim Phillips, son of Glen Adams, has just released two powerful reggae songs, both performed by veteran reggae artist Frankie Paul and produced by Glen Adams prior to his death. The first track, titled “out in the deep,” is an inspirational record that deals with his – Frankie Paul’s – spiritual tenacity; While the second song, “too much guns” addresses the issue of gun control and/or the lack thereof. Frustrated by all the violence taking place all over the world, Kim Phillips decided that it was time to share unreleasedRead More