Monthly Archives: "October 2016"

Despite the torrential rains of Hurricane Matthew lashing segments of the Caribbean and threatening the United States that still was not enough to stop the 2016 installment of the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) which unraveled on Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Established in 1982 and now in its 35th staging the award show is geared towards acknowledging and honouring the accomplishments of stalwarts in the Dancehall, Reggae and World music genres across the globe.   Staged at the Coral Spring Centre for the ArtsRead More
GRAMMY FOUNDATION® ANNOUNCES 19TH ANNUAL ENTERTAINMENT LAW INITIATIVE® WRITING COMPETITION Scholarship Program For Promising Entertainment Law Students Awards Cash Scholarships; Winning Papers To Be Presented At Annual ELI Luncheon on Feb. 10, 2017, During GRAMMY® Week WHAT: The GRAMMY Foundation® has launched its 19th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative® Writing Competition co-sponsored by the American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries. The ELI Writing Competition invites law students to write a 3,000-word paper on a compelling legal topic facing the music industry today. A cash scholarship of $5,000 will beRead More
“Some people like to sing or want to sing.” says Hartford, CT-based Capsicum CEO and A&R Director Roger Meltzer, “but Tashina McKenzie needs to sing. It is the very air she breathes.” “I didn’t ask for this talent,” says Kingston singer-songwriter-performer Tashina. “It was given to me for a reason. I believe it is to inspire the hearts of people worldwide just as others before me have done. The way i see it, I’ve got nothing to lose; this is my passion. I believe I have a message to impartRead More