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Growing up in war-torn Sri Lanka motivated Franklin Fernando to go to battle. But instead of taking up arms, he armed himself with a Fender Stratocaster. After relocating to Canada, Franklin branded himself as RasTamil – combining ‘Ras’ (Rastafarian) and ‘Tamils’ (Sri Lanka’s minority people) – and began making music that reflects the hope of cultures around the world coming together. In an effort to work with the best in the Reggae industry, RasTamil reached out to Bobby Digital, initially requesting that he mix a song for him, but toRead More
Grammy-nominated, Jamaican jazz pianist and band leader,  Monty Alexander, is coming to the legendary Chicago Jazz Showcase later this month. Alexander and the Harlem-Kingston Express band, whose blend of music combines jazz seamlessly with the reggae genre of his homeland, will play the Chicago Jazz Showcase from November 24-27, 2016. Show times are 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. nightly. The Jazz Showcase is the oldest historic jazz club in Chicago, Illinois. It was founded in 1947 by Joe Segal and is now owned and operated by Wayne Segal, Joe Segal’sRead More
POS, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – In the lead up to Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival 2017, a fresh face and sound is emerging from within the Soca arena in the form of singer Na-o-mi Frederick who is gearing up to create a cultural impact with her debut track ‘Waiting For Carnival’.   Since its release, the song that’s been putting a vintage spin on modern day Soca music has garnered the young performer positive attention and fantastic feedback from Soca fans due to her powerful vocals and the track’s old schoolRead More
QUEEN IFRICA WILL RELEASE HER THIRD STUDIO ALBUM  CLIMB IN 2017 ON VP RECORDS Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley Featured on Opening Track    The Reggae Songstress Will Showcase New Album in NYC on Nov 16   The Jamaican award-winning singer, songwriter and social activist Queen Ifrica returns with her new studio album Climb in January 2017 on VP Records.  The lyrical crusader calls for global change on the album and rallies comrades like Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley on the opening hip-hop tinged track “Truvosation.”   She touches on key social issuesRead More
Garnet Silk Jr. teams up with Sammy Wilk “Lady Divine” video released on Reggaeville   Garnet Silk Jr. released his new video ‘Lady Divine’ on top reggae website Reggaeville.com.   We all know the legendary Garnet Silk who passed away at a young age, leaving us with great memorable reggae music.   His Son Garnet Silk jr has stepped in his Fathers footprints and is making great reggae Music since he was only 13 years old.   Today I would love to share Garnets brand new video Lady Divine ft.Read More
WORLD PREMIERE – OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO TAJ WEEKES & ADOWA LET YOUR VOICE BE AS LOUD AS YOUR SILENCE     Roots reggae group Taj Weekes & Adowa is proud to announce the premiere of their second music video, “Let your voice be as loud as your silence” from their 5th album, “Love, Herb & Reggae.”  As a poet and a humanitarian, Weekes has always catered his music to the struggle of mankind against oppression.  The song, which is the first on the album, is an argument against passivity and aRead More
Reggae and Dancehall Rising Star Rob Diesel Releases “Ocean View”   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (MPR Consulting) – For rising recording artist Rob Diesel, the latter part of 2016 has been nothing but affirmative as the Rasta in America has seen the release of breakthrough single and video “My Love” received to positive feedback from music industry and rave reviews from his growing fans.   Rob Diesel’s whose motto states “Bringing life to music with party vibes and positivity ” has followed up with yet another hit bound track with “Ocean View”. The dancehall singleRead More
David Kirton carries Barbados with him wherever he travels.  “Barbados is where the stories of my music are from, when I share a piece of me, I share a piece of home”. His new single ‘I Won’t Forget‘ fills a space held close to our hearts. A space reserved for works of art, poems and songs, Universal values  that speak of tradition, love, history and ways of life held dear for generations.   ‘I Won’t Forget‘ was recorded in Barbados at Canefield Studios, a mere 200 yards from the NewtonRead More
The stars are aligning and the magic’s about to happen. Ever wondered why entertainers commit their lives to making other people happy? “It’s just that. We were placed here to do that- to make everyone happy. That’s just why God blessed us with the talent that we have,” says Allister McQuilkin. He goes by the stage name, ‘Rayzor’ and he’s more than meets the eye. In fact, he’s big news on the Soca circuit in the US, and he’s about to create quite a stir in Trinidad.   Earlier thisRead More
John Q Arrives in Jamaica to Shoot two Music Videos   John Q whose given name is John Kwesi Quansah visited Jamaica to shoot two music videos for his latest Reggae Singles Born Alone and Give me Your Love ahead of his debut album which is anticipated to be released by year end. “It’s a pleasure to be back in Jamaica to mark this significant milestone. Reggae is in my blood, and Jamaica is the home of Reggae so it is a seamless match to be able to shoot myRead More