Monthly Archives: "December 2017"

Posted On December 16, 2017By Ann JIn Caribbean Cultural News


#10Total Reggae Special Request   Various Artists A 2CD set rounding up 40 essential sound bwoy anthems including much in demand boom shots from Johnny Osbourne, Cocoa Tea, Sugar Minott and many more.Whether you clash in your bedroom or clash in the arena Total Reggae: Special Request is all the DJ ammo you will need to dust any opposition. Available in your record store & online Stream or download:     #9Total Reggae Greensleeves     Various Artists A 2CD collector’s series of 40 essential reggae anthems. Celebrating Greensleeves’Read More
#10 Bunji Garlin- Big Bad Soca ‘Big Bad Soca’, directed by Tom Swindell, embodies the pride and joy of carnival and the islands. The video includes candid scenes of Trinidad Carnival along with stunning studio shots of beautiful masqueraders and dancers. The track was featured on his album, “Turn Up” which was released September 1st. Available in your record store & online Stream or download: #9 Mista Savona – ‘Carnival’ feat. Solis & Randy Valentine VP Records/17 North Parade released “Havana Meets Kingston” in the Fall. Produced by Australia’sRead More
Reggae Gold 2017 Reggae Gold presents the current trends and future classics in reggae music. Now in it’s 24th year, Reggae Gold continues to set the standard for reggae music compilations. Reggae Gold 2017 includes a bonus DJ mix disc by Jamaica’s Chromatic Sound, “…as far as music and fashion go, they are the taste of Jamaican youth” notes Rob Semmer of The Fader. Available in your record store & online Stream or download:  Queen Ifrica – Climb Congratulations to the award-winning Jamaican singer, songwriter and social activist Queen Ifrica!Read More
CHI CHING CHING  ANNOUNCES NEW SINGLE & 2018 ALBUM ON SEAN PAUL’S DUTTY ROCK PRODUCTIONS The Rising Dancehall Star’s Latest Track “Rock Di World” Drops Today (Fri. Dec 15), Video Has Over 450k Views Chi Ching Ching is gearing up for his 2018 debut album Turning Tables and drops the LP’s first single “Rock Di World” this Friday, Dec 15th, 2017 (Amazon, Apple Music/iTunes, Spotify) via Dutty Rock / Dub Shot Records. The rising Jamaican talent is the first artist signed to Dutty Rock Productions, the label owned and founded by multi-platinum music icon Sean Paul. In previous years, Sean Paul hasRead More
A Latin Music Student with Financial Hardship Will Receive a Four Year Scholarship, worth up to $200,000 USD Towards a Bachelor’s Degree at Berklee College of Music in Boston  Deadline To Apply is April 10, 2018  MIAMI, FL (Dec. 15, 2017)- The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation® announced today that it is accepting applications for the Carlos Vives Scholarship from music students accepted to Berklee College of Music, who are interested in Latin music. The four year scholarship, which holds a maximum value of $200,000 USD, will be awarded towards a bachelor’s degree. Singer,Read More
Join Soulful Star Etana for her Facebook Live Acoustic Holiday Special on December 22nd, 2017. Kingston, Jamaica (MPR Consulting) – Ahead of her North American tour as a special guest of two times nominated JBoog #LoveOverEverything Tour, and the exciting anticipating journey to her 2018 Reggae Forever album release, the soulful songstress Etana will deliver musical cheers to her fans with a special Facebook live acoustic performance. Renowned for her distinguishable honey coated voice, the soulful siren has long been regarded as one of the most powerful voices in music, “Arguably the most prolificRead More
Author,  editor, and writing coach Joanne C. Hillhouse releases her latest children’s book, Lost! A Caribbean Sea Adventure. Beautifully illustrated by Trinidadian artist Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné, Lost! is inspired by the story of an Arctic seal which found itself in the Caribbean seas a few years ago. The book pulls children into a fun adventure about kindness and friendship that will leave them with a greater appreciation of our marine environment. Lost! includes a fun maze which gives children a chance to help the lost seal find his way home. KirkusRead More
MBJ Airports will leverage technology to boost customer satisfaction with the installation of 10 Happy or Not terminals at Sangster International Airport. The interactive terminals will be placed at strategic locations to gauge customer satisfaction related to specific zones or services provided at the airport. The feedback received from customers will help MBJ Airports respond quickly to concerns and improve the level of service on a continual basis. “We are very excited to be rolling out Happy or Not terminals for the first time in Jamaica at Sangster International Airport,”Read More