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After years of wearing many hats in the NYC music scene, Jason Scott Henderson is finally following his passion as solo musician GETOVERHER. “I’m a moody Scorpio, therefore I’m constantly either pushing someone away who loves me or I’m seeking the attention of someone who could care less.” he says. “I’m not perfect and I never will be but I am self-aware and willing to share all of my insecurities with anyone who needs to relate.” After riding shotgun withBoyslashfriend, GETOVERHER is ready to take the wheel and steer hisRead More
At 17 years old, a serendipitous encounter with Frank Sinatra and his long-time pal Jilly Rizzo changed the trajectory of Jamaican-born pianist Monty Alexander’s career forever: Alexander would soon become the house pianist for the famed Jilly’s club in New York City and develop a unique relationship with its most famous patron. Sinatra’s centennial elicits fond memories of Alexander’s time spent at the intimate hangout, and with the help of GRAMMY® Award-winning and DownBeat Critics Poll-dominating singer Kurt Elling, he will share stories and anecdotes from a treasured and rareRead More
While Fay – Ann Lyons may have started the ball rolling ahead of Carnival 2016 with her African inspired hit, “Block De Road” which features Ghanaian singer, Stonebwoy, other artistes are moving full speed ahead toward the magic of the motherland, infusing their harmonies with the rhythmic African beats that are somehow distinctive to that part of the world. Mysta Lyon – a Trinidad born singer who lives in the United States but maintains his heritage, says the African beat has revitalized the genre quite a bit. Having heard theRead More

Posted On October 22, 2015By altonIn Merchandise, Music Reviews, News, Program Related

Marvay Challenges You

“Challenge Accepted” is the phrase that is quite applicable to Damian Marvay’s single ‘Survive The Weekend.’ Quite confident is he, that when challenged to indulge in Carnival he quickly accepted. Truth be told, only a fool would not accept, considering all the factors involved; women, music, costume, alcohol, partying and revelry. Marvay’s acceptance led to the most enjoyable weekend of his life and he now extends a challenge to you to ‘Survive The Weekend.’ The Barbados born singer/songwriter/performer is the encapsulation of a “full package”; talent, personality and charisma. WithRead More
The region’s tourism development agency has announced an expanded programme for Caribbean Week Canada which runs from 15 to 19 November 2015. For the first time ever the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), its member countries and partners will take the Caribbean message to travel agents in new markets in Ontario by visiting Burlington and London. Another first will be a church service to launch the week. Also of interest this year is an industry luncheon where attendees will network with industry executives. Principal Research Associate of the Conference Board ofRead More
New York: Dancehall newest sensation Dexta Daps, whose popularity soared following a tussle he had with police officers at the Donald Sangster International Airport in MoBay recently, proved his star billing at the second annual Oracabessa Festival at Roy Wilkins Park in NYC. Excitement broke out as the singer, fashionably attired in a designer suit delivered songs like ‘Dreaming,’ ‘Pretty Nicky,’ ‘Morning Love’ and ‘Jealous Ova,’ an erotic duet he recorded with dancehall diva Tifa that was well received by fans. He even showed versatility crooning Beres Hammond’s ‘Putting UpRead More
Greensleeves Records will release Specialist Presents Alborosie & Friends, a double disc of duets chronicling the ascent between the renowned Jamaican music executive Clifton ‘Specialist’ Dillon and his Sicilian-born reggae virtuoso Alborosie (Alberto D’Ascola). Specialist is the long-time manager of vocalist, songwriter, producer and dubmaster Alborosie and responsible for the success of other notable reggae acts including Shabba Ranks, Patra, Mad Cobra and Bounty Killer. Together, they selected Alborosie’s top reggae collaborations recorded over the last five years, many of which were featured on the international reggae star’s last threeRead More
Is We Ting touts the slogan “Come Vibe With Us” and, that’s exactly what we want. The app uniquely features Caribbean restaurants, lounges and events that are within the vicinity of the user. It also gives the user the opportunity to search for restaurants and events in any particular location they desire. This feature comes in handy when users are planning travel arrangements and prefer to be ahead of the game. In addition to this, the app also features music videos of all the top Caribbean acts from all genres.Read More
David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center 61 West 62 Street, New York, NY 10023 Thursday May 29, 2014 @ 7:30pm Free One Night Only! A Target® Free Thursday Concert with James Germain Harlem Stage and Lincoln Center have partnered to provide an opportunity for music enthusiast of all ages to experience the moving and “hand-clapping” polyrhythmic music of Haitian-born singer James Germain. This masterful singer blends his passion for traditional voodoo songs with touches of opera and gospel infused with classical music and jazz. Listening to a James Germain songRead More
Saturday, May 24, 2014, @3:00 PM La Caye Restaurant 35 Lafayette Aevenue, Brooklyn NY 11217 Free Against the backdrop of Dance Africa, La Caye and Selebrasyon! (a six week festival of Haitian arts and culture organized by Haiti Cultural Exchange) bring you Zing Experience! Zing Experience fuses vodou rock, reggae, Haitian roots, worldbeat rhythms, and hip hop to create a soulful sound, with influences from artists as diverse as Boukman Eksperyans, Jimi Hendrix, and Bob Marley, to Stevie Wonder, Prince and Lenny Kravitz. La Caye brings authentic Haitian cuisine toRead More