Monthly Archives: "September 2016"

Federation Family presents a new compilation and two new songs with Weekendz Riddim, “Fyah Truck” by Fucha Kid featuring Pipa and “Feel Like Dancing” by Fucha Kid, all now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released August 5, 2016), from FOX FUSE.   Founded by Antiguan entertainer Karl “Fucha Kid” Edwards, Federation Family is home to a number of local dancehall and soca acts from Antigua. The imprint seeks to cultivate new talent in its homeland, and thereby deliver diverse and exciting music to the international audience. The three-track,Read More
Latin-soca fusion singer Neniita debuts her spicy new song “Harder (Pound The Hammer)” featuring Mr. Renzo, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released August 5, 2016), from FOX FUSE. Born in Columbia and based in Trinidad and Tobago, Neniita’s diverse heritage influences her music, as she effortlessly mixes Latin music with soca, dancehall and EDM to create anthems for music fans everywhere to enjoy. The official music video is set to premiere worldwide on VEVO, on September 30, 2016.Read More
Brooklyn-based production house Springs Music releases its new collection of soca anthems on the Ritual Riddim, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released August 5, 2016), from FOX FUSE. Kevon “Springs” Alexander is the man behind the music and continues to do his share in placing soca music on the map, both as a producer and an artist. The Ritual Riddim is short and sweet with four groovy soca tunes, and features Lavaman, Yung Image, Area Kode and Springs. The songs were crafted and released for the 2016Read More
With only 3 weeks left until the longest running award ceremony for Reggae & World music takes place, ‘Martins International’ announces this year’s performers for the 2016 IRAWMA Awards. On October 2, inside the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, attendees can expect a diverse mix of artists that will grace the stage. This year’s performers are Tarrus Riley- Dean Fraser & The Black Soil Band (Jamaica), Spice (Jamaican Dancehall) Gramps Morgan of Morgan Heritage (Jamaica), Nesbeth (Jamaica), Shatta Wale (Africa), Stonebwoy (Africa), The Cables (Jamaica), Don Andre (Jamaica), X-TassyRead More
Abebe Lewis, Cool & Dre, The Neala Group, TD the Tastemaker, & Hugo from Lex Promotions Present… SUPER MUSIC DUO PRODUCER/SONGWRITER’S COOL & DRE HOST ARTIST PBGMIAMI’S PRIVATE LISTENING RELEASE PARTY FOR NEW SINGLE PAIDAH IN MIAMI   WHAT: Fort Myers new comer PBGMiami teamed up with super producer / songwriters Cool & Dre to create the single is Paidah. In release of this collaboration, a private listening affair will be held where the hits are made “Oasis Studios”. The intimate mixer, attended by tastemakers, media, DJs and radio personal, will consist ofRead More
A new partnership has been forged ahead of Carnival 2017 in T&T, and while most people may be busy making down payments on their carnival costumes, Soca music- well, what it sounds like, is pretty darn important. With that understood, the folks at Zig Boi Music, which is manned by Shawn ‘Mr. Spine’ Stewart, have teamed up with what is considered the best       music facility in the Caribbean. Zig Boi and Studio X are delivering to soca artistes, CONNECT.   “The facility at Studio X incorporates a recording studioRead More

Posted On September 17, 2016By altonIn Competitions, Program Related

2016 Gay Caribbean USA Pageant

Gay Caribbean Pageant Returns The Gay Caribbean USA Pageant is billed as the most exciting pageant in Brooklyn. Who can deny that when energetic Drag and Transgender performers take to the stage, a long side other interesting acts for an explosive show. The pageant is in its eighth year and the organizers are very proud of the event’s growth and success. Especially, since the pageant made its debut at a time when Caribbean Gay themed events were typically hidden away from the mainstream and held in the underground. Bridging theRead More
The beautiful twin-islands of Antigua and Barbuda will be viewed by millions ahead of the winter booking period, as the unique culture of the destination features on the seventh season of the award-winning documentary TV series, Music Voyager.   “Music Voyager: Antigua and Barbuda,” filmed on the islands last year, highlights the story of Antigua and Barbuda through music and culture allowing viewers to experience the country through the eyes of the locals, and their words.   The episode unveils the true magic, mystery and music of Antigua and Barbuda.Read More
Passion is a hell of a thing. In 2012, a young Trinidad and Tobago woman channeled her passion into the creation of a children’s book. She had been compelled to write it, at the time having been a resident of the United States. “I had been really homesick and my babysitting experience at the time, also contributed to that desire to deliver something like this. My son was born in the US after I started the book and having him was my reason to complete it.” “Grandpa Take Me ToRead More

Posted On September 10, 2016By altonIn News

Go DIY Records – License Press

London based soca artist Scrappy has now completed his 10th album and 4th tour. The artist who has been through various cities in Europe and also made his debut in New York City this year has not only had good support on his US debut but also has been working extra hard on the business end. From his recent US show the artist has now signed a new licensing deal with US based licensing company GoDiy Records. The company will now be the representative for potential synch deals in allRead More