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MOVE AND GROOVE TO THE ISLAND BEAT WITH THREE OF REGGAE’S HOTTEST ACTS WHEN GRAMMY-AWARD WINNER MORGAN HERITAGE, MAXI PRIEST AND JUNIOR MARVIN’S WAILERS COME TO THE BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS FORT LAUDERDALE – It’s three times the laughter and Jamaican jamming when Morgan Heritage, Maxi Priest and Junior Marvin’s Wailers perform in one unforgettable concert on April 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Celebrating culture and the power of family, Morgan Heritage was formed by the fiveRead 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
The “Father You Are My Source” tour is a celebration of Caribbean Gospel Inspirational, stirring and exhilarating music for the whole family featuring renowned Stephen Murphy, Nanamous and Kweli Simba. Speaking of this inspirational musical journey, the tour organizers explained “The Father You are My Source Tour seeks to demonstrate that not in our own strength we succeed but that our strength comes from Jehovah the source of all good things. As individual artists; we understand that unity is strength and as soldiers on a mission the joining of musicalRead 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
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

Posted On February 28, 2016By altonIn music, News, Program Related

Aruba Summer Carnival 2016

Aruba Summer Carnival was founded on February 1st 2015 by a dynamic group of individuals with a wide knowledge of Caribbean cultures. The Aruba Summer Carnival is a celebration where different cultures come together as one. Aruba Summer Carnival aims to give visitors and locals an unforgettable experience with a mixture of parades, concerts, beach-events and international cuisine. Aruba Summer Carnival will be held annually in the month of July on the Happy Island of Aruba. The celebration will take place over a period of 18 days, from July 1stRead More
Over the past few years, Aarhus, a small village in Denmark, has been putting on some of the biggest reggae events in the country. They have hosted the likes of Capleton and Beenie Man in the past and now they’re getting ready for another Jamaican icon; Lt. Stitchie. This Saturday, February 27th the Jam Link International team, the company responsible for most of the major reggae events in the city, will be hosting a huge concert called Reggae Link Up. The headlining acts for the show are Jamaica’s legendary reggae/dancehallRead More
Canada’s Reggae Songstress Ammoye wins big at 2016 The Akademia Music Awards held last week at the music portals offices in Los Angeles, California. Ammoye’s song “Sorry,” won in the category of Best Reggae / R&B Song, and voted as the most popular song amongst the hundreds of artists who submitted their music from countries around the world. Winning an Akademia Music Award is more than just an honorary distinction says the award organizers. “It is the first step in a worldwide promotional campaign to gain exposure and recognition forRead More
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Rocky Dawuni‘s latest album, Branches of the Same Tree was nominated for a GRAMMY for Best Reggae Album. Dawuni is the first musician from Ghana to ever receive a GRAMMY® nomination. He is also only the second African to be nominated in this category. Rocky Dawuni was nominated alongside modern Jamaican music greats Luciano, Barrington Levy, Jah Cure and Morgan Heritage who took home the GRAMMY award. Dawuni stated, “Much like the blues, reggae is the root of so much popular music. I am proud to contribute to its grand tradition and legacy. As my album title states, weRead More