Caribbean Cultural News Category

 You give me di Jamish Feelin! and so it goes TeamfoxxMusic launches off its first riddim for the 2019 Carnival season called the #JamishRiddim. A hot and peppery riddim seasoned up with your favorite artist across the islands,call it a callaloo. Skinny Fabulous, Lavaman, Motto and for the first time ever, 2 of our Soca Queens featured on the same beat, Destra & Alison Hinds.  Its certain to raise your bacchanal fever. Jamish Riddim brings us way back, to the good ole groovy days, resonating some classic Zouk tones andRead More
From: LinkyFirst Music [] On Behalf Of LinkyFirst Music Sent: Friday, November 23, 2018 8:08 AM To: Subject: NEW Mr Rock and Come in #LinkyFirst – Jam Down (Jam Down Riddim)| AVAILABLE NOW!! Mr Rock and Come in #LinkyFirst – Jam Down (Jam Down Riddim) {Millbeatz Ent} There is no other way to premiere the Jam Down Riddim than with such a talented artist like Mr Rock and Come in #LinkyFirst . Produced by Millbeatz Entertainment, this would be the first riddim released by the Millbeatz family for the Carnival 2k19 season ahead. Download thisRead More
Through A Diverse Presentation Of Music, Choreography And Expression Youth Are Challenged To Nurture Virtues LDC’s budding dance luminaries beam on the Queen’s Hall stage in the closing formation ofHeather Henderson-Gordon’s choreography, Stars, in the 2016 dance season, Stars. Photo courtesy MSA Studios. November 22, 2018 – Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago… Heather Henderson-Gordon’s children’s dance school, La Danse Caraibe (LDC), will open the curtain to a pastiche of morally compelling dance compositions in its production, PatchWork. Dance enthusiasts and fans will be treated to a diverse medley of ballet, modern contemporary, tap, folk, limboRead More
Roots Reggae Artist Spiritual Returns to Western U.S. Artist Embarks on the AWAKENING Tour Los Angeles, CA- Reggae artist from Jamaica, Spiritual will perform a series of dates throughout California and Southern Oregon this month. Spiritual returns to the Western U.S. after his most recent appearance at the 2018 Sierra Nevada World Music Festival. Performing with the Oufah Band, Spiritual shares a co-bill on several dates with the band Akae Beka that includes lead singer Vaughn Benjamin formerly of Virgin Islands’ roots reggae band Midnite. Spiritual will present conscious reggae music from his VP Records’ 2017Read More
  International Reggae singer Julian Marley is gearing up for the highly anticipated release of his fourth studio album, As I Am. Slated for an official 2019 release, fans are already getting a taste of what’s to come, since pre-orders went live on November 16th. All pre-orders come with an immediate download for the track, Straighter Roads. This is the first instant gratification track that will be made available through pre-orders prior to the release of the album. Produced by Ghetto Youths International and Zojak World Wide, the singer enlisted the creativeRead More
For immediate release: November 19, 2018 Bobby Konders Presents: Massive B Legacy – Volume 1drops today on Massive B Records Massive B Legacy Volume 1 is the first release in a series of compilations of greatest hits from the legendary Brooklyn sound system and record label. HOT 97 icon Bobby Konders started the Massive B movement in 1992 and this release marks the beginning of a celebration of Massive B’s rich musical legacy over the last 25+ years. Volume 1 showcases some past gems from the Massive B treasure chest, including severalRead More
The Drop: Estelle Presented by American Express     Los Angeles, CA– To celebrate the release of her latest album Lovers Rock, the GRAMMY Museum will welcome multi platinum GRAMMY Award-winning UK singer, songwriter, actress, and humanitarian Estelle to the Clive Davis Theater for an intimate conversation and performance moderated by GRAMMY Museum Artistic Director Scott Goldman, Monday December 3rd at 7:30pm. (tickets at link below) Lovers Rock is Estelle’s most personal album to date, as it is not only a retelling of her parents’ love story, but also herRead More
NEW YORK, USA: Cali Gray is assembling a Hot Gyal Army. The New York-based soca/dancehall act issued the rally call for recruits across the United States, the United Kingdom and the Caribbean to join her all female self-empowered movement with the release of her new single “Hot Gyal Army”. Cali, real name Calika Grayson, challenges women everywhere to harness their intellectual and sexual energy on the Shawn “Spine” Stewart-produced track. She says every woman should be emboldened to express that power openly. “Too often we are told as women we shouldRead More
‘Rise & Reggae Tour’ with Dubtonic Kru and Aaron Nigel Smith coming to California, Oregon and Washington Jamaican Reggae legends, Dubtonic Kru are on tour on the West Coast this November in support of their new single entitled “Reggae Like Never Before”. The ‘Rise & Reggae (Like Never Before) Tour’ is being held on nine dates, with the inclusion of a highlight event called Plug N’ Play, an event known for showcasing developing artists alongside more experienced ones. The event was originated in Jamaica. The Rise & Reggae tour datesRead More
  GRAMMY Award-Nominated Julian Marley to Release First Album in 10 Years It has been close to a decade since GRAMMY award-nominated Julian Marley delivered his critically acclaimed “AWAKE” album, and while fans and music lovers have been clamoring for another musical offering, the reggae star as announced the January 25th release date of his fourth full length-album “As I Am”. Trodding on the footsteps of his iconic father Bob Marley’s message to voice the grievances of the downtrodden through the vibrations of music, Julian is inspired by life and spirituality, and while remaining true toRead More