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Line up of Dominica's 20th World Creole Music Festival Announced2
  Roseau Dominica – The stage is set for a star studded line up of the 20th world Creole Music Festival in Dominica from October 27 – 29, 2017.  The three nights of pulsating rhythms line up was revealed at the Fort Young Hotel on July 13, 2017.  The contribution of past and present event directors was acknowledged as the World Creole Music Festival has become a landmark event which showcases the island’s rich creole heritage.   The official line up for the 2017 World Creole Music Festival is: FridayRead More
Welcome to JamRock Reggae Cruise 2016, announces plans and partial lineup for 3rd Annual Expedition The 5-Night, Jamaica-Bound, Musical Voyage Will Embark November 14, 2016 on Royal Caribbean Featuring Performances by Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Stephen “Ragga” Marley, Toots & The Maytals, Steel Pulse, Sean Paul, Tarrus Riley, Bounty Killer, Mavado, Mr. Vegas, Junior Reid, Collie Buddz, Chaka Demus & Pliers, Romain Virgo, J Boog and Kabaka Pyramid ” an incredibly special experience…a rare opportunity for fans outside of Jamaica to catch their favorite artists.”- MTV News “stellar performances, livelyRead More
Groovy soca music may continue to cluster local airwaves ahead of Carnival 2016 but one artiste isn’t turning his back on the Power element that is synonymous with Carnival. The entertainer who catapulted to fame in 2014 when he told DJs to ‘Play More Local’ is now saying, “play more power,” this as he takes up the fight to recreate a carnival that once was. Mr. Famous- the Toco native who is the cousin to famed soca singer, Patrice Roberts, says two of his contributions for the season will triggerRead More
Trinidadian hit house MillBeatz Entertainment adds another jewel to its fan favorite Orchestra Riddim with “Soca Virus” by Destra Garcia, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on January 8, 2016, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. The riddim was originally released in late 2015 and now adds this brand new tune for 2016 Trinidad Carnival season, much to the delight of soca fans everywhere. Producer David “MillBeatz” Millien teams the “Queen of Bacchanal” for this infectious track, which was penned by Garcia and Anthony “Breezy 868” Joseph. TheRead More
Congrats to Dr. Witty aka Mervyn Carter Tropicalfete’s 2015 recipient of Tropicalfete’s Award of Excellence. The award honors the accomplishments & contributions of persons and/or organizations that have had a role in the development of the Caribbean Community. The achievement of the awardees is significant on an international level where their work had a positive impact to the Caribbean community in the areas of culture, social, sports & economics. Past awardees: The Madd Stuntman – Artist – I like to Move it Move it 2009, Michelle Anglin – Playwright “LostRead More
2015 Top 100 International Caribbean Songs for the year is a ranking of recorded music according to popularity. The Popularity is determined by air play, music sales, club play and online hits. Our Chart is not limited to genre. It shows the diversity and the creativity of Caribbean people around the World and most of all their impact on the global audience. Therefore, Reggae, R&B, Dancehall, Hip Hop, Zouk, Kompa, Soca, Reggaeton, Salsa, Calypso, etc. make up Tropicalfete Count Down Top 100 International Caribbean Songs for the year. Weekly ChartsRead More
I would like to invite you to the Tropicalfete’s Countdown. Featuring Live performances of Daria, Nadira Norjahan , Samuel Archer, Tropicalfete Steel Pan Ensemble and much more. Tropicalfete’s Award of Excellence 2015 will be presented to Calypsonian Dr. Witty. Some of the top songs of the year and holiday songs will be spun by Selector Richard. Book now and enjoy great food, remarkable dance and music with great Artists Come and support the Youth and a wonderful cultural organization. See you on Dec 20 and don’t forget to Invite yourRead More
Blackstarr Productionz explodes with its new soca compilation Buss Riddim, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on December 4, 2015, from FOX FUSE. Based in Trinidad and Tobago, Blackstarr Productionz is captained by producer Arnold Noel, who has been producing music for over four years now. The Buss Riddim is featured on the iTunes U.S. Reggae New Music chart during its week of release, placing Blackstarr Productionz in the mainstream limelight. The album is also currently charting in the top 100 on the iTunes U.S. Reggae Top Albums chart.Read More