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New York, NY (November 27, 2017).  Jahmiel remains on a steady climb in his career. Since the success of his 2015 breakthrough single “Gain the World’, Jahmiel released several follow up hit singles. As a result Jahmiel is now viewed as one of the younger acts with a solid catalogue and being sought after for major events and festivals worldwide. Last week Summer Jam announced their first artist line up for 2018 and with great gratitude Jahmiel was one of the top billed artist along with Tarrus Riley, SOJA, Ziggy Marley, CharleyRead More
The Soca Parang season brings with it a feeling of true happiness in Trinidad and Tobago. Tony Prescott, a man some would call a young veteran on the Caribbean’s music circuit, is once again delivering, adding to the season’s nostalgia in a way that only few have been able to contribute effectively. His new Soca parang track, “Coming Home” is one of a few tracks on the Christmas Vibe Volume 3 riddim and while in T&T there seems to be an unspoken overriding of the Christmas season when it comesRead More
Reggae superstar Gyptian gave the students of the Concordia Caribbean Student Union a stellar performance in Montreal last weekend, and opened the podium for his Manager Natasha Thomas to address students on the topic of Unity and the important role she plays in his career and within the industry at large. Acknowledging that his career is as much about music as it is about effective management, Gyptian opened the podium to his Manager who addressed the Concordia congregation with words from Gyptian and insights from her personal experiences as aRead More
The Island Essence Riddim aims to take you on a journey of Euphoria and endless emotions. The Rhythms and different elements infused in the track, touches the shores of many Caribbean islands. It expresses the fullness of Soca and the beauty of melody all intertwined in a Rich Vibrant Sound. The Island Essence Riddim was produced from a combined effort between Richarde (Alive Productions) & 4TuneProductions to create this Soca Banger! Created with authentic rhythmic guitar strums and Bass lines from virtuoso guitarist Mr. Jeremy McIntosh the riddim was brought to Life with theRead More
“LONG LIVE MUSIC” CAMPAIGN CELEBRATES THE CREATORS AND MOMENTS THAT HAVE SHAPED MUSIC’S LASTING LEGACY SANTA MONICA, CALIF. (NOV. 24, 2017) — The Recording Academy™ and creative partner TBWA\Chiat\Day LA have teamed up once again, this time to promote the milestone 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards® with a dynamic campaign titled, “Long Live Music,” launching today. The 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, and for the first time in 15 years, will be hosted live from New York City’s Madison Square Garden. The show willRead More
A well-known radio personality is taking the bull by the horn in 2018; Not in the literal sense, but do know that there’ll be no playing around when it comes to his delivery ahead of the Carnival 2018 season in Trinidad and Tobago. Smooth is back this year, after essentially wetting his feet in the business of Soca three years ago. He’d been following up pretty well, but in 2018, the young professional who’s probably best known for causing a stir with the hit urban radio talk show, “Make UpRead More
Nadia Batson – Catching Feelings Produced by: AdvoKit Productions in collaboration with Julian’s Promos Written by: Nadia Batson Additional Background by: Nadia Batson Live Guitar by: Kit Israel Live Bass by: Gideon Bishop Mixed by: AdvoKit Productions Mastered by: Precision Productions Publishers: COTT/ BMI / FOX FUSE LLC Artwork by: Christine Harripersad @reallioness “Folklore is tradition. Folklore is culture. Folklore is we! Get your heart pumping with every beat of the drum reminding us that we’re rooted in soil rich of culture inspired by our ancestors. The Folklore Riddim expresses theRead More
The Biggest Night in Latin Music® Featured an Impressive Lineup of the Most Respected and Talented Artists from Around the World The Latin Recording Academy’s Celebratory Week Included a Sold-Out Tribute to Alejandro Sanz with Guest Appearances by Camila Cabello, Nick Jonas and Residente LAS VEGAS (November 16, 2017) – The winners of the 18th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards® were announced tonight during a live broadcast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The three-hour special aired on the Univision Network, and was hosted by Jaime Camil and Roselyn Sánchez. The Biggest Night in LatinRead More
Nine Mind Entertainment and Lenkey Records presents the Upendo Rddim for Carnival 2018; a fusion of sweet calypso groove, vintage flavours and modern tones. When we speak ‘Upendo’ (Ou-Pendo) we mean Love. The Swahili word is reflective of our African origins and the language is one of the most popular in the continent of Africa. Drawing inspiration from the land of our ancestors is an intentional reminder of the root of our culture and the origination of sweet Calypso music. The Upendo Riddim represents Love, which is one of theRead More
The daughter of a Trinbagonian calypsonian, prominent musician and music teacher, Ashley Murray has been exposed to music from an early age. She began playing the guitar and recorder at the age of 6. Then, at age 11, she joined the Signal Hill Secondary School Steel Orchestra in Tobago, under the leadership of Mr. Frank Stanislaus. Ashley unreservedly spent hours practicing the steel pan and teaching and encouraging others to do the same. Academically, she holds a distinction in both Level I and II of the Republic Bank’s Pan MinorsRead More
Division of Tourism, Culture and Transportation #12 Sangster’s Hill, Scarborough, Tobago DOTCT Celebrates Caribbean Tourism Month with Week of Activities SCARBOROUGH Tobago, Monday 13th November 2017: The Division of Tourism, Culture and Transportation (DOTCT) joins the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) and the region in celebrating Caribbean Tourism Month 2017 by hosting a series of activities from November 19th – 26th, 2017. Recognized annually under the theme One Sea, One Voice, One Caribbean, Caribbean Tourism Month serves as an avenue through which Caribbean destinations are able to come together and collectivelyRead More
Art Africa Miami Arts Fair- 7th Edition BACK TO BLACK: No On /Off Ramps Set For Miami Art Week In Historic Overtown-December 5-10, 2017. Historic Overtown serves once again as a Cultural hub for the African Diaspora. The fair in its 7th years continues to create change through arts and culture. Arts and culture are essential for building a community, supporting the development and contributing to economic opportunity. Collectively, arts and culture enable understanding of the past and envisioning of a shared, more equitable future. The art fair is housedRead More
New artistes all have the potential to be superstars, believe it or not. Sometimes all it takes is a little commitment and of course, consistency. T&T’s Keturah Gamba is one of those less known female songbirds who’s clearing her own path and making it understood that she refuses to take no for an answer. Last year, the multi-faceted entertainer crossed over into the Soca genre for the very first time, and of course, one year later, she’s back again, ready, she says, for greatness. She teamed up with young productionRead More
New York, NY- Meet and Greet Macka B in Queens, Long Island and Manhattan tomorrow November 15, 2017. LONG ISLAND 3-430pm Record Stop NY 30 Railroad Ave Patchogue, NY 11772 QUEENS 6-8pm Veggie Castle Live Remote with Irie Jam 132-9 Liberty Ave Richmond Hill Queens, NY MANHATTAN 9-1030pm Urban Vegan Kitchen 41 Carmine St, New York, NY 10014 The viral success of his single ‘Cucumber’ amassed 43 million views on Facebook since its release, prompting a mash-up remix with Drake’s “Passion Fruit” and a repost by actress Tracee Ellis RossRead More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. November 13th, 2017———– It’s been 30 years since Soca parang artiste, Leon Coldero has spent the season at home in Trinidad and Tobago. This year he’s switching things up a little, spending the season that’s often filled with the sound of sweet Soca parang, tastes of fruitcake and punch de crème, at home, surrounded by friends and family. He’s excited to say the least. Coldero has released two new tracks for the Christmas season and as he sees it, there’s more than enough time to give Christmas loversRead More
“A Jamaican voice with intriguing distinction fused with an unconventional guitar style. A percussive octapus for a drummer and groovy Basslines; magic from the ground up. Pure energy; get yourself a drink for this” – Myal Soul Myal Soul Musical Rebirth Delivers Cutting Edge Sound Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (MPR Consulting) – Since singer-songwriter, vocalist Oneil Peart and drummer, percussionist Christopher Downer embarked on their new soulful journey with Myal Soul (formerly No-maddz), a musical rebirth has delivered a distinctive cutting edge sound, the latter displayed on the singles “Slow Wine” and “You andRead More
For Immediate Release International Star Etana to be Honored at 24th Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards Washington, D.C (MPR Consulting) – On Friday, November 17th, 2017, the Soulful “Strong One”, Etana, who is of Jamaican heritage,  will receive the Excellence in the Arts Award for the impact of her music to the reggae scene in the United States, as well as on her  impressive international platform.  The CARAH Awards set for the JW Marriott Hotel in Washington DC will bestow honors on Hon. Karl Racine, of Haitian heritage, who is theRead More
SWEET GYAL SASHA GATES “SASHA’S LOVE FOR EVERYTHING TNT IS EVIDENT IN ALL THAT SHE DOES …” ____________________________________________________________ This charming beauty first gained world attention when she was recruited to work as a model for the distinguished Wilhelmina Modeling Agency. That success followed her over the years as she added entrepreneur, and most recently reality TV star on E! Network’s wildly popular WAGS LA, to her resume. For most of us that would be enough, however, we are not Sasha Gates. Burning in her soul is the need to shareRead More
New York, NY (November 13, 2017).  Irish and Chin will create history and bring a piece of sound system and dancehall culture to next month’s Art Basel exhibition in Miami Beach. Co-Founder of Irish and Chin, Garfield ‘Chin’ Bourne will create history on December 7th 2017 inside the Miami Beach Convention Center, where he will showcase the history and impact of sound system culture on music. Art Basel is an international art fair with three shows staged annually in Basel, Switzerland; Miami Beach, Florida; and Hong Kong. Each show is organizedRead More
“PREPPED TO STRAIN THOSE GYRATING MUSCLES AND UNVEIL EXACTLY WHAT YOU ARE MADE OF” We are not even going to attempt to be fair. This riddim, our first for 2018 is plain old discrimination. Only those with the right “Physique” will be able to handle what we are about to slam onto airwaves. To choose those worthy, Precision Productions will administer a simple three-part test. It begins with a demonstration of your skill level in “Wining School”, overcome that and then we shall evaluate your “Rough Wine”. Finally if youRead More
WORLD PREMIERE OF STEELPAN FILM AT NALIS Filmmakers travel to Trinidad & Tobago to screen Panomundo Part 2: Pan Worldwide New York, N.Y. (Nov. 10, 2017) The world premiere of Panomundo Part 2: Pan Worldwide will take place on Fri., 24 November 2017, at 6:00PM at the National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS) in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. This three-hour event – hosted by Xplore the World and Komonopromo – will feature a steel band (steel drum) performance, recognition of pan legends and a Q&A with award-winning filmmakers, Keith Musaman MortonRead More
Montego Bay, Jamaica 09/11/17 // MBJ Airports, operator of Jamaica’s leading gateway to the world, Sangster International Airport, will host the International Reggae Poster Contest Awards and 20th Art of Reggae Exhibition opening on Friday 17 November. The awards ceremony is scheduled for 5pm in the Departures Terminal at Sangster International Airport and will be followed by an opening of the 20th Art of Reggae Exhibition, featuring the top 100 posters selected from 1,270 entries submitted by 748 graphic designers representing 75 nations spanning the globe. The winning submissions willRead More
CARIBBEAN LOVE NOW JAMATHON ANNOUNCES FULL LINEUP & NEW VENUE Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert Will Now Be Held at Jamaica’s National Indoor Sports Centre on Nov 22 Assassin, Beenie Man, Blvck H3ro, Beres Hammond, Bunji Garlin, Bunny Wailer, Carlene Davis, Chi-Ching Ching, Chino McGregor, Christopher Martin, D-Major, Devin Di Dakta, Etana, Fay-Ann Lyons, Freddie McGregor, Harry Toddler, Iba Mahr, J-Boog, Jah Cure, Jesse Royal, Kevin Downswell, Naomi Cowan, Nesbeth, Protoje, Raging Fyah, Romain Virgo, Sizzla, Sean Paul, Stephen McGregor, Tarrus Riley, Third World,  Tommy Lee Sparta, Toots & The Maytals and Vegas With more than 30 bold-faced names in Caribbean music expected to perform, the historic benefit concert Caribbean Love Now JAMATHON is setRead More
Jamaican-born artiste DeMarco (Demarcodadon on Social Media) is currently on the “Konvict Kartel” tour with Superstar Akon in the United Kingdom (15 Concerts). Three dates have sold-out thus far as the UK fans clamor for a chance to see these Mega stars live. DeMarco’s tour schedule is filling up: visiting radio stations, having interviews and will be taking over SHAZAM’s Global Social Media on Saturday, November 4th– Log on and ask him your burning questions. Akon, who tops the 2017 list of richest African musicians according to Forbes Africa andRead More
  Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. November 3, 2017 ———– MIME Limited, the company steered by Asylum Vikings female vocalist, Fay Ann Lyons-Alvarez, takes this time to congratulate Yvonne Clarke on her reinstatement as Miss Trinidad and Tobago in the upcoming Miss Universe pageant to be held later this month in the United States. At this time, MIME Ltd and Fay Ann Lyons-Alvarez wish to inform all and sundry that all efforts beyond this juncture, will be handled by Ms. Clarke’s team of professionals, all of whom she has personally contracted. As theRead More