Monthly Archives: "November 2016"

Antigua will be represented in a big way come Carnival 2017 in Trinidad and Tobago- this as there’s confirmation today that one of the Soca music industry’s beautiful and talented female entertainers will join the ranks of the Roy Cape band ahead of Carnival 2017.   Together with the band’s already accomplished entertainers, Blaxx and Ricardo Drue who, as it happens, was born in Antigua, female heartthrob, Tizzy will excite fans of soca music when she lends her amazing vocals to the Roy Cape set in 2017. The Roy CapeRead More
Growing up in war-torn Sri Lanka motivated Franklin Fernando to go to battle. But instead of taking up arms, he armed himself with a Fender Stratocaster. After relocating to Canada, Franklin branded himself as RasTamil – combining ‘Ras’ (Rastafarian) and ‘Tamils’ (Sri Lanka’s minority people) – and began making music that reflects the hope of cultures around the world coming together. In an effort to work with the best in the Reggae industry, RasTamil reached out to Bobby Digital, initially requesting that he mix a song for him, but toRead More
              Mastamind Productions Presents Da Spirits Soca Parang – Siparia Christmas Composed, produced and arranged by Shawn “Mastamind” Noel for Mastamind Productions. Executive Producers: Natasha Andrews & Shawn Noel.   Mastamind Productions is celebrating with their latest Soca Parang release titled “Siparia Christmas”. Producer/composer Shawn “Mastamind” Noel  takes us on a musical journey to his  hometown, Siparia with the delivery of a track  that he is dedicating to the memory of those musicians no longer with us, who have made immense contributions to the culture of Siparia and Trinidad & Tobago, including Hazel Noel, Daisy Voisin, LeroyRead More
Grammy-nominated, Jamaican jazz pianist and band leader,  Monty Alexander, is coming to the legendary Chicago Jazz Showcase later this month. Alexander and the Harlem-Kingston Express band, whose blend of music combines jazz seamlessly with the reggae genre of his homeland, will play the Chicago Jazz Showcase from November 24-27, 2016. Show times are 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. nightly. The Jazz Showcase is the oldest historic jazz club in Chicago, Illinois. It was founded in 1947 by Joe Segal and is now owned and operated by Wayne Segal, Joe Segal’sRead More
POS, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – In the lead up to Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival 2017, a fresh face and sound is emerging from within the Soca arena in the form of singer Na-o-mi Frederick who is gearing up to create a cultural impact with her debut track ‘Waiting For Carnival’.   Since its release, the song that’s been putting a vintage spin on modern day Soca music has garnered the young performer positive attention and fantastic feedback from Soca fans due to her powerful vocals and the track’s old schoolRead More
QUEEN IFRICA WILL RELEASE HER THIRD STUDIO ALBUM  CLIMB IN 2017 ON VP RECORDS Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley Featured on Opening Track    The Reggae Songstress Will Showcase New Album in NYC on Nov 16   The Jamaican award-winning singer, songwriter and social activist Queen Ifrica returns with her new studio album Climb in January 2017 on VP Records.  The lyrical crusader calls for global change on the album and rallies comrades like Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley on the opening hip-hop tinged track “Truvosation.”   She touches on key social issuesRead More
Garnet Silk Jr. teams up with Sammy Wilk “Lady Divine” video released on Reggaeville   Garnet Silk Jr. released his new video ‘Lady Divine’ on top reggae website Reggaeville.com.   We all know the legendary Garnet Silk who passed away at a young age, leaving us with great memorable reggae music.   His Son Garnet Silk jr has stepped in his Fathers footprints and is making great reggae Music since he was only 13 years old.   Today I would love to share Garnets brand new video Lady Divine ft.Read More
WORLD PREMIERE – OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO TAJ WEEKES & ADOWA LET YOUR VOICE BE AS LOUD AS YOUR SILENCE     Roots reggae group Taj Weekes & Adowa is proud to announce the premiere of their second music video, “Let your voice be as loud as your silence” from their 5th album, “Love, Herb & Reggae.”  As a poet and a humanitarian, Weekes has always catered his music to the struggle of mankind against oppression.  The song, which is the first on the album, is an argument against passivity and aRead More
Kingston, Jamaica: It came as a surprise for eight-year-old Aljarno Patric Campbell and his family when his artwork ‘Radiant Earth’ was selected to be used as the graphic for tickets to the second staging of Mount Plenty Organics’ Farm to Table charity event: A Fusion of Food Art and Goodwill. “I’m just so proud of him,” says his grandmother Pamela Brown. “It’s a shame his mother never got a chance to see how talented he is.”     Aljarno’s mother succumbed to her cancer diagnosis less than three years ago.Read More
Reggae and Dancehall Rising Star Rob Diesel Releases “Ocean View”   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (MPR Consulting) – For rising recording artist Rob Diesel, the latter part of 2016 has been nothing but affirmative as the Rasta in America has seen the release of breakthrough single and video “My Love” received to positive feedback from music industry and rave reviews from his growing fans.   Rob Diesel’s whose motto states “Bringing life to music with party vibes and positivity ” has followed up with yet another hit bound track with “Ocean View”. The dancehall singleRead More