Monthly Archives: "July 2016"

Posted On July 26, 2016By altonIn News

Barrington Levy Stole Sumfest 2016

CEO Mr. Biggs of Platinum Camp Records in association with Reggae Sumfest presented for the first time in history, Barrington Levy and Beenie Man on stage in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Together they performed their mega hit single “Murderer” which sent the crowd in a mass frenzy after witnessing this historic performance.   It became a diplomatic affair as CEO Daddy Biggs arranged for music ambassador Shyne to fly to Jamaica from Belize to join Barrington Levy aka mellow canary for a surprise collaboration of their number one hit records “BadRead More
Emancipated Voices – New Generation of Caribbean Poets Reflections on 182 Years since the Formal End of Slavery in the British Caribbean   Three provocative, talented wordsmiths lead a celebration of self-determination, identity, place and purpose as the Caribbean Research Center at Medgar Evers College hosts the inaugural program of Poets & Passion – A Caribbean Literary Lime 10th Anniversary Season.   To commemorate the 1838 formalized end of chattel slavery in the British Caribbean the program features critically acclaimed poets, St. Lucian Vladimir Lucien, author of ‘Sounding Ground’, SamanthaRead More
New York, NY (FOX FUSE) – Tuff Nut Studio delivers a massive collection of conscious reggae anthems on its new compilation Wake Up, The King Is Coming, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on July 29, 2016, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. Based in Febeau Village in San Juan, Trinidad, Tuff Nut Studio was established in 2006 by radio personality and producer Michael “Master Mike” Samuel, who has been crafting reggae gems for over a decade now. Integrating a spiritual, natural take on reggae, and birthing anRead More
In anticipation of the release of BAZODEE (in theaters nationwide August 5th), Machel Montano, the KING OF SOCA, has just released a NEW MUSIC VIDEO for his featured single, “I Forget.”   Be sure to check out the video featuring clips from the film here:     BAZODEE tells the story of Anita (Natalie Perera), the dutiful daughter of a deep-in-debt businessman (Kabir Bedi), who is about to marry a wealthy Londoner (Staz Nair), when a chance encounter with a local singer, Lee de Leon (Machel Montano) sets things askew.Read More
Recording Artist Jessi Campo Releases La Pasión de la Lupe New tribute album pays homage to late queen of Latin soul, La Lupe Miami, FL – July 20, 2016 – Jessi Campo, the Miami-based singer – songwriter who issued the digital-only single “Que Te Pedi” last week, has just released the accompanying full-length titled La Pasión de la Lupe. The album includes several remakes penned by the fiery Cuban performer La Lupe, who was known in the 1960s and 70s as the “Queen of Latin Soul”. The collection is now streaming on Spotify, and isRead More
Caribbean entertainer Ricardo Drue has certainly stamped his name and the ID brand in the minds of the youth of Antigua. His recently concluded ID children’s event hosted at the Merryland Amusement Park on the island, has left a mark in the minds of many, proving that Drue is indeed one to watch when it comes to the business of soca and carnival.   The ‘Professional’ is carving his space in the industry. He says he’s bent on ensuring that even as his name solidifies, his business acumen allows himRead More
PRISM MARKETING CONSULTANTS || JULY 18, 2016 || Fresh from a myriad of appearances in Toronto, New York , Tampa and Orlando, Reggae firebrand Nesbeth is back on local soil and fully focused on conquering the stage at this year’s Reggae Sumfest.     Despite an exhausting schedule the Rastafarian crooner who will be making his third appearance on the festival is very upbeat about his upcoming performance and promises fans something spectacular on Friday night (Dancehall Night – July 22nd).   “Reggae Sumfest is one of those world renowned festivalsRead More
July 14, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY (FOX FUSE) – Soca star Olatunji Yearwood makes a global splash on Billboard with his electrifying debut album Awakening, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released July 1, 2016), from FOX FUSE. Awakening debuts at #9 on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart, for week of July 23, 2016. Awakening also peaked at #8 on the iTunes U.S. Reggae Top Albums chart, at #4 on the iTunes Trinidad and Tobago Reggae Top Albums chart, and garnered coveted features on theRead More
‘LUCIAN CARNIVAL’ REACHES FEVER PITCH THIS WEEK   Thousands come to play or witness ‘The Mas’!   Saint Lucia (July 13, 2016) – Saint Lucia’s premiere cultural spectacle dubbed ‘Lucian Carnival’ reaches its peak over the next few days with thousands of colorfully clad revelers expected to flood the streets of the Capital city, Castries for the two-day Parade of Bands on July 18 & 19, 2016.   With Saint Lucia hotels offering travelers a variety of ways to celebrate Lucian Carnival with promotional deals up to 50 percent offRead More
MILES DAVIS BAND PERCUSSIONIST MINO CINELU TAPS HIS MARTINIQUE HERITAGE FOR BASTILLE WEEKEND CONCERT SERIES IN NEW YORK Initial Le Monde de Mino performance to be held this Friday, July 15, at SuperFine, Brooklyn   NEW YORK, NY (July 13, 2016) – Melodic echoes of Martinique will take center stage in New York for Bastille Weekend 2016 as renowned percussionist, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and composer Milo Cinelu debuts his new concert series entitled “Le Monde de Mino” (The World of Mino) at SuperFine Bar and Restaurant in Brooklyn. A former percussionistRead More