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dEVOLVE DROPS EDM-MEETS-DANCEHALL SINGLE “BUBBLE GUM” FEAT. T.O.K. VIA FEEL UP RECORDS (MAR 11) + BRAND NEW FEEL UP RADIO MIXTAPE THIS WEEK Miami-based DJ/Producer dEVOLVE recently released his EDM-meets-dancehall single “Bubble Gum,” feat. T.O.K. via Feel Up Records (co-founded by Major Lazer’s Jillionaire) on March 11th, 2016. The high-energy electro house banger, vocally highlighted by the heavy Jamaican patois of dancehall veterans T.O.K., is ready to turn up the energy in nightclubs and festival stages worldwide. Listen to single dEVOLVE “Bubble Gum” feat T.O.K.: “a fast-paced romp of electronicRead More
RAGING FYAH – A NEW GENERATION OF ROOTS, ROCK & REGGAE ANNOUNCES U.S. SPRING TOUR WITH STICK FIGURE New Studio Album Everlasting Slated for May 2016 on Dub Rockers “…most promising acts…their revolutionary spirit evoking the late Peter Tosh or Steel Pulse circa the late 1970s” – Billboard “whole crowd was drawn to its feet in a visible wave, like fallen dominoes getting up again.” (in regards to their 2015 Rebel Salute performance) -VOGUE Raging Fyah, one of Jamaica’s most promising roots reggae bands of this generation, announces U.S. SpringRead More

Posted On March 20, 2016By altonIn music, Music Reviews, News, soca

TRON Transforms Soca Music Globally

World-renowned producer, performer and deejay Derek Pereira and his TRON imprint transform soca music globally with three new hit compilation albums – R.R. Rhythm, Heartbreak Riddim and Grinders Riddim (both now available for pre-order and will be released worldwide on March 25, 2016), exclusively from FOX FUSE. Born in San Juan, Trinidad and Tobago, Pereira cultivated his musical empire first as a deejay with his own sound system known as X-Caliber Sound, which was established in 1998. This was followed by his inevitable progression as a soca artist (scoring hisRead More
On Friday, March 4th, 2016, Sadiki I will exclusively release his new video ‘My Story’ on top reggae website Reggaeville.com. The hip-hop reggae tune features the vocal genius of veteran reggae artist Junior ‘One Blood’ Reid and the video stars radio goddess Angela Yee, who can be heard every weekday morning on the nationally syndicated morning show The Breakfast Club. The single ‘My Story’ was released last month on Mystic Lion Entertainment, distributed by VPAL and is available for purchase on iTunes and other digital platforms. ‘My Story’ is theRead More
Tifa was in top form over the weekend when she invaded the sunshine state delivering a scintillating performance to the packed house at the Dunns River Island Café in Tampa, Florida. The audience, an amalgamation of Caribbean and North American nationals saw the dancehaller unraveling her growing catalogue to much fanfare as patrons showed bountiful adulation and sang in unison to hits such as ‘Spell It Out’, ‘Crawny Gyal’ and the award winning ‘Jealous Ova’ among others. Despite being newly released her latest efforts ‘Bout This Love’ and ‘Big Bumper’Read More
Soca’s superwoman Nadia Batson gets real on her sixth full-length studio effort “Real”. Born in Tunapuna and based in Arima in Trinidad and Tobago, Real marks Batson’s prolific 10-year anniversary in the soca music industry, during which she has carved an unprecedented niche for herself as a bonafide triple-threat, simultaneously donning the songwriter, performer and producer hats that catapulted her as the ultimate femme fetale in Caribbean music. Her multi-faceted talents have earned her an incomparable spot in the limelight consistently for years now, and Real keeps her atop theRead More
It would be evident when watching this video that Singer/Songwriter/Producer Kerwin Du Bois drew major influence from one of the most creative minds in music; POP legend Michael Jackson. If you are wondering whether Kerwin’s love for music was heavily influenced by MJ, the answer is YES. It has never been Kerwin’s prerogative to be average or normal and this video is reinforcement of this. Not that he is trying to be ARROGANT… well … if he was, it would be understandable (all sarcasm intended.) Kerwin would admit, creating thisRead More
Assassin a.k.a Agent Sasco’s brand new album The Theory of Reggaetivity debuts this week at #3 on the highly-coveted U.S. Billboard Reggae Chart. He is the only Jamaican artist to land in the Top 5 this week – in between the ranks of the Southern Californian band Stick Figure (who hit #1) and the Grammy-winning UK singer Joss Stone (who trailed behind him at #4) and Hawaiian band Iration (who followed at #5). Assassin’s The Theory of Reggaetivity is his first album in almost a decade and a new directionRead More
Tessanne Chin’s latest single, “Love Suicide,” is a sweeping, soulful ballad of reckless affection. The single captures the essence of finding love so powerful that it is all together consuming and exhilarating. “Love Suicide,” released on her own imprint Chinita Entertainment. Known for her powerhouse vocals and striking range, Tessanne Chin is in the studio working on her third album. She cultivates elements of Soul, Pop, and R&B, but always with a little island flare that sets her apart from her peers. These features in Chin’s music are realized toRead More
Raging Fyah, one of Jamaica’s most promising roots reggae bands of this generation, announces U.S. Spring tour with American reggae band Stick Figure. The five-piece Kingston collective will play solo dates in Colorado and Arizona (from March 1-5) beforing supporting Stick Figure in mid-March until end of April for the 25-city cross-country Set In Stone Tour. Raging Fyah will return back to the U.S. at end of May for the annual Cali Roots Festival. The progessive reggae band is also gearing up for the release of their eagerly-awaited studio albumRead More