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The third release off Saint Lucian crooner Michael Robinson’s upcoming EP “Shades” is called “Living Life”. “Turn up the music/this song is for winners” is how this one from Robinson who’s past efforts includes hit singles “Make You Mine” (2014) as well as “Hooray” (2015) w/ Sirlancealot starts. With “Living Life”, Robinson continues to add to his musical repertoire, taking us out of the hymns he began singing in church to the love song that made him famous, making a dominating presence on one of the Saint Lucia’s biggest GroovyRead More
P.O.S. Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – T&T’s Carnival 2016 may be in full gear, however, amidst the plethora of all inclusives, cooler events and major concert shows planned for the Soca capital of Port-Of-Spain, the new annual mainstay in the Carnival calendar ‘Evolve’ recently encouraged several feters to journey to the central Trinidad borough of Chaguanas for a round of premium partying. For its 2016 edition the grounds of Presentation College Chaguanas were abuzz with the spirit of true festivity as the masses came out in fine fashion to party withRead More
After Jah Jah Bless Me and One Love, Man A Hustler is the latest music video from Supa Squad (Mr. Marley & Zacky Man) that released last October their first EP. “Man a Hustler, comes from a fusion between dancehall, zouk bass and trap music, that shows our versatibility as producers and proves that dancehall can embrace new sounds. With a message of strength and motivation, Man a Hustler brings out the “soldier” that is inside of us.”, they say. Filmed in diferente territories such as Portugal, Romania and TaiwanRead 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
An executive decision has been made to extend the opportunity for foreign carnival attendees to experience Fire Fete in 2016. The event will now take place in the heat of the carnival action, on Wednesday February 3rd at a venue that will soon be announced. The decision comes amid much concern by foreigners over what many frequent carnival visitors, have coined, the lack of the authentic carnival vibe. In what is essentially a decision with culture and country at heart, the Fire Services of Trinidad and Tobago, in tandem withRead More
Raggamuffin is Australasia’s premier reggae and roots festival and features an unrivalled line-up of top international and local artists. From new reggae and urban acts to the bona fide legends, the festival has already seen huge artists such as UB40, Mary J Blige, Lauryn Hill, three of Bob Marley’s sons, Ice Cube, Chronixx and Cypress Hill take the stages, alongside Kiwi favourites including Katchafire, House of Shem and Aaradhna. Going into it’s ninth year, the next Raggamuffin will take place on Saturday 20 February 2016 and includes first announcement headlinersRead More
At the end of this past weekend, Ricardo Drue- the Jumpy Soca Monarch titleholder of Antigua, felt invigorated. He had touched several events, chief among them the very well attended, Tribe Ice at the Jean Pierre Complex in Port-of-Spain and of course, Soca In Moka in North, Trinidad. Drue’s hard work has been paying off. Behind the scenes, when the crowds disperse, he reflects and with that reflection of his humble beginnings, he has a great sense of pride and appreciation for where he stands today. Moving with his RoyRead More
Trinidad and Tobago-based production houses Simply Natural Family (SNF) and Bar16 Music conjure power soca vibes on the JuJu Riddim, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on January 15, 2016, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. The high-energy, power soca compilation boasts four tracks and includes Skinny Banton featuring Mr. Killa with “We Pumping,” Remixah with “Ricochet” and Marlon D Manager with “Jumbie,” along with the “Juju Riddim (Instrumental).” SNF was established over five years ago and is fronted by producer Robert “SN” Baptiste, who has been craftingRead More
WIZ Records propels classic soca sounds on its latest compilation De Throwback Riddim, available worldwide from all major digital retailers, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. Producer Shawn “Mr. Roots” Mitchell, who is at the helm of WIZ Records, has seen plenty of his recent releases become mainstays on soca charts and playlists, and have been taking center stage at the various carnival celebrations around the Caribbean. De Throwback Riddim features four groovy tunes and showcases soca stars Benjai with “20/20,” Ricardo Drue & Blaxx with “Day Ones (GoodRead More
AdvoKit Production ups the ante for the 2016 Trinidad Carnival season with its new hit compilation Road Trip Riddim, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on January 15, 2016, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. AdvoKit Productions ended 2015 on a high note with its massively successful Kan Kan Riddim being one of the top releases in soca music, and looks forward to delivering these new anthems for the soca massive globally. The smooth and groovy Road Trip Riddim spawns four tracks and is helmed by soca starRead More