Monthly Archives: "February 2018"

The FADER Premieres “Stadium Ready Instructional Dancehall Song for Your 2018”  (L to R: Stonebwoy & Chi Ching Ching on the set of video shoot.) Dropping pins all over the map, Jamaican dancehall artist Chi Ching Ching connects with U.S. hip hop icon Fatman Scoop, Ghanaian vocalist Stonebwoy and Nigerian star Patoranking on his new remix for “Rock Di World.” The song drops this Fri. Feb 9 via Dutty Rock / DubShot Records. Chi Ching Ching is the first artist signed to Dutty Rock Productions, the label owned and founded by multi-platinum music icon Sean Paul. The remix will also be featured on Ching’s 2018Read More
VP Records is proud to announce “LoveSick,” the upcoming album from rising reggae star Romain Virgo will be out on March 30th. The 16-track album takes listeners on a journey that explores every emotion felt when finding love, losing love and finding love again. In the many twists and turns of romance and relationships, Romain represents a young man who has experienced it all and now has a dynamic story to tell. Executive produced by Niko Browne for Lifeline Music, with additional production by Sting International and Vikings Production, theRead More
The Songs For Reggae Lovers series is now firmly established as the must have reggae valentine selection! Songs For Reggae Lovers Vol. 6, aims straight for the heart with 30 hit love duets from true giants of Jamaican music. Featuring classic love songs by Sean Paul, Shaggy, Maxi Priest, Gyptian, Beres Hammond, Marcia Griffiths, Dawn Penn, Freddie McGregor and many more. Track Listing Disc 1 1. Maxi Priest & Dela Rosa – Your Love To Me 2. Gyptian & Melanie Fiona – One More Time 3. Sean Paul & SashaRead More
VP Records will be a sponsor for Movements Dance Company of Jamaica’s performance at York College Performing Arts Centre, Saturday February 10, 2018. This continues the celebration as the Consulate General of Jamaica, New York marks its 55th Anniversary of the Independence of Jamaica. The performance is jointly hosted by the Consulate and York College Performing Arts Center, under the Patronage of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign trade of Jamaica, The. Hon. Kamaina Johnson Smith.   Movements Dance Company of Jamaica is headed by Co-founder and Artistic Director,Read More

Posted On February 10, 2018By Ann JIn Caribbean Cultural News

Bob Marley’s Birthday

Bob Marley  February 6, 1945- May 11, 1981 International Reggae Icon, Bob Marley is is one of the most recognized names in all of music. He began his journey in 1963 with the group The Wailers and in 1974 after their split he became a solo artist with many successful titles under his belt. His music resonated with people all over the world because of his messages of peace, hope and prosperity which still live on today. His sons Damian, Stephen, Ziggy, Ky-Mani, Julian and Grandson Skip Marley all keepRead More
Top Jamaican producer Bobby “Digital” Dixon is known for his signature sound which has influenced many in the reggae music industry and beyond. Now, during Reggae Month and Black History Month, tomorrow February 9th, 17 North Parade, an imprint of VP Records will present the best of his roots reggae and lovers rock catalog on Volume 2: “Serious Times.” The double anthology series will showcase the Grammy Award winning producer’s music versatility and his legacy in creating songs and rhythms that have transcended time and have been widely sampled byRead More
Among many of his impressive accolades such as Diamond selling recording artist, ASCAP honoree and topping billboard, the multi-talented dancehall artist Charly Black, has released a number of sizzling singles under his imprint label Multi-Talented Music. The latest hit bound track “Turn Suh” features JoJo. The Team Unstoppable young recording artist was recently signed to Charly’s Multi-Talented Music. Since the song’s release, has been blazing Jamaica’s street parties and nightclubs, while gathering steam on the various airwaves. Speaking on this collaboration with the young budding star, Charly explained “There isRead More

Posted On February 7, 2018By Ann JIn Caribbean Cultural News

Seanizzle Drops Soca Riddim

Soca meets dancehall once again with the February 2 release of the track Roll It. Produced by Seanizzle Records, the track features dancehall artiste I Octane and soca artiste Bunji Garlin. “In 2016, Octane did a collaboration with Bunji Garlin and so I met him through that project. So when I gave Octane the riddim for this new project, he said we should use Bunji to capture the Caribbean flavour, and the rest is history,” explained producer Seanizzle about the collaboration. Roll It is definitely set to be a hit forRead More
Jamaica, U.S.A (MPR Consulting) – On the heels January 13th memorable and exciting performance at renowned stage show Rebel Salute in Jamaica, International reggae star I-Octane has premiered his new single “Pretty Loud” featuring two times nominated Reggae artist J Boog, and announced that he will join him for selected California tour dates. The latter will be in support of I-Octane’s anticipated third full length album titled “Love and Life”, which is set to release on March 30th, 2018. Albeit much earlier performances will be announced, the California leg ofRead More
In this current carnival climate that offers consumers several generic all-inclusive, cooler-fete & mass market party options, WAD Events is bringing back its signature annual ‘Kasava Blu-Food All-Inclusive’ to add some spice and diversity to T&T’s Carnival Sunday fete line-up. Now in its second year, the festive event which takes place at the Hotel Normandie in St. Ann’s on Carnival Sunday 11th February 2018 will bring forth an all-inclusive fete experience perfect for those desiring to have a good time in a classy, intimate environment complete with all the necessaryRead More