Monthly Archives: "December 2017"

Miami, FL– During Miami’s popular Art Basel week, many artists and brands utilize the many galleries in the city to present their latest and greatest works. Now, the story of reggae music will be told. Let There Be Reggae is a unique event taking place from Dec 7-9th showcasing a curated snapshot of the culture. VP Records will have a Display of 20 classic album covers showcasing reggae and dancehall throughout the 70’s and 80’s While the world of Reggae is so massive, it is virtually impossible to fully coverRead More
AWARD RECIPIENT AND FINALISTS TO RECEIVE CASH HONORARIUMS WITH GENEROUS SUPPORT AND RESOURCES PROVIDED BY THE GRAMMY MUSEUM®’S EDUCATION CHAMPION FORD MOTOR COMPANY FUND WHO: A total of 10 music teachers from 10 cities across 8 states have been announced as finalists for the Music Educator Award™ presented by the Recording Academy™ and the GRAMMY Museum®. Initial nominations were submitted from all 50 states. Nominations and applications for the 2019 Music Educator Award are now open via A complete list of finalists is below. WHAT: A partnership and joint presentation ofRead More
Following his GRAMMY & MOBO nomination for his debut Chronology and his recognition on Rolling Stone‘s 2017 Best Albums List, Chronixx finally returns to Jamaica this weekend for two homecoming shows in support of his release. Tonight (Dec. 1) he will perform the album for the first time in Kingston to a sold out crowd of fans and in Montego Bay tomorrow (Dec. 2). Protoje will join both concerts. Tonight’s show will be available here via live stream. To celebrate his island’s culture, Chronixx also drops the official dance video for his hit dancehall single “Likes.” The visual features Ravers Claver’s dance crew out of Jamaica and Chronixx’s ZincefenceRead More

Posted On December 4, 2017By Ann JIn Caribbean Cultural News


RDX, Apt.  19 Music and team Shellaposse would like to extend a big thank you to all the media houses, artistes’, special guests and fans that came out to support the RDX Level up Album Showcase held at 100 Hope Road on Wednesday. A special thank you also goes out to our guest speaker, the Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton, who alongside our Hosts, DJ and artiste performers made this event a success. The support was appreciated and did not go unnoticed; we will continue the journey of promoting the ‘LevelRead More
Reggae Star Gyptian promotes his newest singles “Closer” and “Leave You Alone” in the UK with a tour and series of appearances preparing the market to ‘buy in’ as soon as his EP is released in January, 2018! His tour, which began on Friday December 1st consists of 3 concert dates, Birmingham (Baab E Salaam Banqueting Hall), Manchester (Piccadilly Banqueting Suite) and London (O2 Forum), and a series of appearances and meet and greets with fans and industry movers and shakers who are driving the artists’ streams.  Speaking to SeaniRead More
Jamaican reggae, dancehall, R&B singer/songwriter Ikaya, one of island’s top female artists will headline this year’s fundraising scholarship gala and awards of the New York based non-profit Children of Jamaica Outreach (COJO) Inc. The charity event will take place at the Hilton New York, JFK Airport on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The hot reggae/dancehall singer welcomes the opportunity to visit New York in support of COJO and its mission of helping underserved children in Jamaica. According to Gary Williams, Chairman & Founder of COJO, “We are pleased to have IkayaRead More
The Charleston, South Carolina genre benders, The Dubplates have achieved the monumental feat of reaching number one this week on the Billboard Reggae Chart. The Southeastern mavericks, rose to chart-topping heights with BOX FULL OF STEEL, which climbed to iTunes #4 U.S. Top Albums in the first weeks of its release which came out June 23, 2017 and since have made waves in South Carolina by being the first reggae breakout band. With an international attraction for notable collaborations and a diverse skillset, the gents showcase their talents on theRead More
While Macka B hasn’t touched meat, fish, or dairy in more than three decades, it was only seven years ago that the acclaimed reggae artist turned his musical attention toward his plant-based lifestyle. “People were thinking there’s nothing else to eat!” he says, letting out a deep chuckle. “But I’m a big man. I’m 6-foot-3 and a double XL. I must be eating something!” And so, the England-born Rastafarian set out to demystify with “Wha Me Eat,” a catchy tune that calls out dozens of foods that herbivores can enjoy.Read More
The visual for the rhythmic, dancehall infused track ‘High Heels’ by VP Records artist Fay Ann Lyons is out today. ‘High Heels’ is the third video release from her Billboard chart topping album “Break the World”. The album debuted at number 3, a first for an individual artist album in Soca. Following the success of video’s “Girls” and “Block the Road” featuring Ghanaian mega star Stonebwoy, ‘High Heels’ shows a sexier and more provocative side of Fay Ann Lyons, portraying the confidence a woman feels when she wears high heels.Read More