Caribbean Cultural News Category

Are you longing for it yet…That Carnival ting? For a few, it is a sweet ache. For others, an insatiable craving. And the rest of us? We just know that we need it now! It is the kind of feeling that the current dictionary simply has no words for. However, the deep desires that it freely unleashes in Soca lovers, is expressed in every fete, by every bumper pushing seductively back, and in our bodies when our feet and waistlines take over the road.The Precision Productions team is quite familiarRead More
Piarco, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – After 2 years of successfully bringing the world to Trinidad & Tobago’s Carnival, the ultra all-inclusive event ‘Gateway to the World’ returns to satisfy the festival appetites of T&T’s discerning party goers. With its theme ‘Welcome Home’ the 2019 edition of this all-inclusive affair takes place at the car park of the old Piarco International Airport on Friday 1st February and will deliver an event which is truly worthy and representative of the twin-island republic’s cosmopolitan culture. Organizers of the event, FODAT LTD, are goingRead More
Various ArtistsReggae MandelaGenre: ReggaeLabel: VP RecordsRelease Date: 8 February 2019Catalog Number: VP2524EAN/UPC: 054645252461Open This Promo VP Records celebrates the life and legacy of the South African leader, Nelson Mandela, 100 years after his birth and 25 years after his election in April 1994 as President of South Africa. Released for Black History Month 2019, Reggae Mandela chronicles the awareness within the reggae community of Mandela’s struggles, as well as the collective celebration of his victory over apartheid, his freedom, and his ascension to the presidency. The collection begins in the late 70s with the MightyRead More
St.Vincent, WI: “Skinny Fabulous Celebrates ‘Famalay’ Finding It’s Place on The USA ITunes Top 100 Reggae Charts” On January 10 th 2019, ‘Famalay ’ became the #1 selling song from the Caribbean globally on the iTunes Reggae Top 100 chart. Today, ‘Famalay’ is holding on to the #5 spot which is indicative of the support for the Soca track. While breaking the news on January 10 th via his social media channels Skinny addressed the fact that the placement occurred on a Reggae chart by saying “ I know thisRead More
Barbados’2018 People’s and Party Monarch Michael “Mikey” Mercer has his eyes set on Trinidad and Tobago’s 2019 Carnival celebrations. After creating quite a stir during the 2018 Cropover festivities with his party anthem ‘ Feting Family ’ the single entered Trinidad and Tobago without any formal introductions. His recent visit to Trinidad and Tobago was to officially introduce himself and promote the widely received track. The Bajan sensation is no stranger to accolades. When asked to share them his modest responses usually leaves recipients stunned. His Party Monarch titles wereRead More
CREDITS & INFO.:Produced by Black Carpet MovementVocals by Kurt Allen, Heaven ‘Snakey’ Charles and Russell CadoganTrombone by Burt MarcellinTrumpet by Rolston MathuraTenor Sax by Jamie GhanyMastered by Mice During the 1950’s to the early 1980’s Mano and the Mano Marcellin Ochestra used to thrill audiences locally, regionally and interna􀆟onally. They won sevenBrassorama 􀆟􀆩les, recorded albums and played for hundreds of dance par􀆟es and fetes throughout the country. The Music was sweet…and it was about the Brass!In 1965, he introduced amplified music into the Carnival parade which meant instead of musiciansRead More
Grammy Winning Artist Presents Lovers Rock Live with Intimate Performances Grammy Winning Artist Presents Lovers Rock Live with Intimate Performances New York, NY– Grammy Award winning artist Estelle will hit the East Coast this February with intimate performances as she presents the ‘Estelle Experience’ beginning in New York on February 6th and continuing onto Philadelphia, Virginia, Atlanta and Nashville, with more cities to be announced later. The Estelle Experience will give fans a chance to hear the story behind “Lovers Rock” from Estelle herself. Inspired by her parents love story, the album “Lovers Rock”Read More
 IRIE FM & Thousands of Fans “Crown” Richie Spice-“Young King of Reggae” 2018  New York, NY– Reggae & Rastafari champion Richie Spice returns to VP Records with a brand-new single “Beautiful Life” featuring Toronto based singer/songwriter Kathryn Aria, available worldwide January 18th.   The new single combines two of Richie’s strongest themes of love and consciousness. “Beautiful Life” simultaneously presents itself as a lover’s tune while bridging together the universal concept of ‘One Love’ for life and consciousness. Produced by Steven Stanley, the song is sure to become a staple in RichieRead More
Lose yourself in the rhythm of infectious carnivals; give yourself a rush from thrilling regattas, let the spirits move you at any of the delectable cook-outs complete authentic Caribbean drinks;  or simply free yourself during  a weekend road trip to party, holiday, and revel in other’s company for an entire weekend in beautiful resort location. Whatever your penchant, whatever your preference, the Caribbean has an event in 2019 to satisfy your wish. The CTO has compiled our most extensive list of events in member countries, making easy for you toRead More

Posted On January 15, 2019By ZaireIn Caribbean Cultural News

Various Artistes – ASAP Riddim

CREDITS & INFO.:PICK YOUR POSITON (Roadmix Version) – DJSLINSHOT X Motto X Skinny FabulousWritten by Lashley ‘ Motto ‘ Winter & Gamal ‘Skinny Fabulous’ Doyle Mixed and mastered by Scratch MasterProduced by Teamfoxx – Lashley ‘Motto’ WinterRe mixed by @djslinshot (Germany)ASAP – LyrikalWritten by Lashley ‘ Motto ‘ Winter & Devon ” Lyrikal ” Martin Mixed and mastered by Scratch MasterComposed/Recorded by Wildfire at Rebel Muzik Studio, Queens NYProduced by Teamfoxx – Lashley ‘ Motto ‘ WinterFLING IT – Nessa Preppy Written by Nessa Preppy/Soca BantonMixed and mastered by Scratch MasterProduced by Lashley ‘Read More