Monthly Archives: "June 2017"

MBJ Airports to host International Reggae Poster Contest awards and exhibition
Sangster International Airport operator MBJ Airports is pleased to announce it will host an awards ceremony and exhibition for the annual International Reggae Poster Contest on 17 November 2017.   The exhibition will feature the top 100 posters from the fifth annual contest, selected from among 1,270 entries submitted by 748 graphic designers representing 75 nations. The winning submissions can be seen on the competition’s website, www.reggaepostercontest.com.   The first place winner, Russian national Julia Egorova, has won a trip to Jamaica sponsored by MBJ Airports and the Spanish CourtRead More
UVI RTPark To Host VIP Investment Showcase During Caribbean Week In New York
The University of the Virgin Islands Research & Technology Park, (UVI RTPark), will celebrate Caribbean Week in New York and Caribbean American Heritage Month in the USA with a Big Apple VIP Investment Showcase Reception this June. The event is set to introduce the opportunities of the RTPark program to business leaders and key members of the Caribbean Diaspora in New York and highlight the many advantages to doing business with the RTPark program and the US Virgin Islands. The UVI RTPark program, established in 2002, is a specialist economicRead More
Grammy Nominated Jah Cure Returns with Video for 'Telephone Love'
Today reggae superstar, Jah Cure delivers the new video for ‘Telephone Love.’ Shot in the tropical island of Antigua, ‘Telephone Love’ is the first new single since his Grammy nominated and critically acclaimed album “The Cure.”   Directed by Justin “Jus Bus” Nation and Anderson “ATA” Andrew, the stunning visual includes drone shots of the lush Antiguan landscape while Jah Cure rides the open roads with his lady interest and an antique telephone in hand. Without taking himself too seriously, he playfully dances in front of a classic British redRead More
Chronixx Performs on Jools Holland Show in UK Tonight
CHRONIXX MAKES UK NATIONAL TV DEBUT  LATER…WITH JOOLS HOLLAND SHOW TONIGHT (5.30) Debut Album Chronology out June 30 Tonight (5.30), Chronixx performs “Skankin Sweet” on Later…with Jools Holland on BBC Two. His UK national TV debut follows his successful England tour run this May, boasting a number of sold-out shows across the country. “Skankin Sweet” is off his upcoming debut album Chronology (out June 30). WATCH NOW: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p054ghd4Read More
Culture's "Two Sevens Clash"- Deluxe Edition Available 6/9
Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the release of the seminal reggae classic “Two Sevens Clash” by Culture, VP Records will release a deluxe edition of the album on June 9th. The historic album became a cultural phenomenon in 1977, referencing Marcus Garvey’s predictions of chaos occurring on the date 7/7/1977. The song and album are today, among the most influential records in the reggae genre. Culture, the vocal trio comprising of lead singer Joseph Hill and harmony vocalists Albert Walker and Kenneth Dayes created the ten songs on the record with legendary producer Joe Gibbs. The message and intention in the music wasRead More
KONSHENS DROPS VIDEO FOR HIS NEW SINGLE “TURN ME ON” Jamaican Dancehall Star Performs This Sat. May 27 at Miami’s Best of Best Concert & on Sun. June 11 at NYC’s Annual Hot 97 Summer Jam   Fresh off his recent signing with EMPIRE and new collab with Chris Brown, Konshens drops more heat for the upcoming summer season. Watch his latest visual (directed by Jay Will) for his new single “Turn Me On,” available now on all digital platforms. The Jamaican dancehall star will perform the track this Sat. May 27 at Miami’s Best of Best Concert and on Sun. June 11 at NYC’s annual Hot 97 Summer Jam. SinceRead More