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Posted On January 9, 2012 By In News

Nadia Batson's Upcoming BIG FETE Performance

Trinidad. January 2011—— Fire fete, the fete many agree truly kick starts carnival in Trinidad and Tobago, is happening at the Queen’s Park Savannah this coming Saturday, January 14th. The event is billed as a celebration of 25 years hosting Fire Fete- a staple event in the island’s carnival. Promoter, Cliff Harris of Tropix Entertainment says the team is going all out to ensure patrons’ safety and enjoyment remain uncompromised. This year, the fete will feature for the very first time in a big stage performance, Nadia Batson and herRead More
Capsicum’s SAL ANTHONY Set to Explode in 2012 With Reggae Cover of James Otto’s ‘Just Got Started’ Sal Anthony Ever since the release of Capsicum Records LLC’s inaugural “Reggae-In-Fusion Album #1”, recording artist and writer-producer-arranger Sal Anthony has been steadily building momentum among fans of his creative Americana mix of rockabilly, modern country and blue-eyed soul with Caribbean rhythms. And his upcoming remake of the James Otto hit “Just Got Started” figures to build an indestructible bridge between the fans of all those genres in the U.S., Jamaica and worldwide,Read More
Queen of Kings- Karene Asche wins Caribbean Calypso King of Kings in St.Kitts Carnival Village, St.Kitts (January 7th 2012):-Reigning Trinidad Calypso Monarch Karene Asche defeated 10 Calypso Kings and Queens from throughout the region to win the Caribbean King of Kings Calypso Monarch title in Carnival Village , Basseterre St.Kitts. Amassing a total of 761 pts the Trinidadian Calypso Queen outclassed the regions finest which included Dominica’s Tasha P who placed 1st runner-up, 3 times Kittitian King Pungwah who placed 2nd, 5 times St.Kitts King Sacrotes placed 3rd while Antigua’sRead More

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White Wine & Jaxx – Feel So Good

From Canada to Trinidad comes White Wine & Jaxx two solo artists coming together to bring the vibes and feelings that encapture this carnival season. An offering for 2012, “Feel So Good” is a feel good groovey soca for the masses. Entered into Trinidad’s International Soca Monarch competition; 2012 is the breakthrough year for these fresh artists on the scene. Introduced with “Ah Feeling” this brand new hit song is already catching heavy rotation on all major Trinidad radio stations and has been showcased live on Synergy TV. With moreRead More

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TELE CRUZ "SWEAT"

TELE CRUZ ……. “SWEAT” SOAKS INTERNATIONAL MEDIA Unless you have been living under a rock the past few months we are positive you have seen or heard the hype of Tele Cruz’s newest single “SWEAT” spreading throughout the Caribbean, U.S. and Europe like wildfire. Soca artiste Tele Cruz has moved into high gear with his latest single Sweat. The song is being served as a precursor to the upcoming Carnival season in the twin isle republic. It is already creating waves… CLICK HERE to read more about what the JamicaRead More

Posted On January 9, 2012 By In News

HIT SINGLE 2012 – VOICE – ALIEN

Full Blown Entertainment Company Limited would like to formally introduce you to one of the Caribbean’s new recording artiste Aaron “Voice” St.Louis. His first release for Trinidad’s Carnival 2012 is entitled “Alien” and is already making its way across Trinidad and Tobago via various radio stations. He is also one of the favorites in the Bmobile Synergy TV Soca Star Season 7 Competition. Please take the time to download the track and support our young talent of the Caribbean region. Artiste : Voice Song: Alien Written by: Full Blown EntertainmentRead More
Trinidad. January 2011—— He’s a looker- no doubt. He’s got the full package- star material actually, and so with that understood even by the artiste himself, Trinidad and Tobago’s newest carnival addition, Brent Anthony is letting it be known that he’s in for the long haul. Anthony is the brother of local musical duo Nebula868. He said he was actually the singer in the family before the Nebula boys took over. As the eldest, Brent said he provided strong guidance for his brothers Sean and Wong which subsequently materialized intoRead More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. January 2012——– 360. A big number with great purpose. That’s the sentiment behind Holy House Productions’ latest massive release in this, Trinidad and Tobago’s carnival 2012 season. One artiste out of sister isle Tobago proudly attests to the strength of the 360 riddim, saying that it holds a certain power of its own and immediately captured his attention when he heard it a few weeks ago. Tobago’s K.Kay is now proud to say that his single on the 360, Wuk Up is perfect for the carnival revelry. It’sRead More
Diversity of Music Belies the Unifying Message of the Budweiser One Love Nutrifest Budweiser One Love Nutrifest features World Beat music with a uniquely multicultural appeal Saturday, February 18, 2012 at Grand Central Park in Downtown Miami MIAMI, FL (January 2012) – A cornucopia of music will provide a feast of multicultural delights as world beat music takes center stage at the Budweiser One Love Nutrifest on Saturday February 18, 2012 in Miami. A melodic smorgasbord featuring a musical genre for every taste – including reggae, Latin American, Caribbean, rockRead More
Bunji Garlin – Bam Bam Written By Ian Alvarez Background Vocals by Tricia Hamilton Contains sample from “Sister Nancy – Bam Bam” Orlando Octave – Go Down Written By Orlando Octave & Kerry John Destra Garcia – Attitude Written By Jason “Shaft” Bishop & Destra Garcia Nebula868 – Work Written By Sean Padmore & Clayton Wong Tian Winter – Pressure Waist Written By Nadia Batson Patrice Roberts & Swappi – Gih Meh Written By Marvin Davis, Patrice Roberts & Klase Gonsalves M1 aka Menace – Free Up Written By SherwinRead More

Posted On January 9, 2012 By In News

Artist: Simba Amani

Ladies and gentle men it is my absolute pleasure to present to you, the hottest groove soca out of trinidad and tobago from the freshest voice in the industry…say hello to some new blood that goes by the name: Artist: Simba Amani Song: Ringtone Produced by: Q-Ban of O.S. Entertainment Ltd for Skitsofrenic Entertainment Ltd.Read More
Canada’s leading Caribbean-Urban online publication, L3 Magazine, brings in the New Year with their highly anticipated January edition which highlights the new album of one of Reggae’s most trusted voices, Singing Melody, new generation Reggae artist Da Professor, and Zakada Milton weighs with the Ultimate Backup! Interviewed in Jamaica, Singing Melody is excited to give fans his 7th studio album, They Call Me Mr. Melody which sees the artist collaborate with U Roy, Lymie Murray, Stacious and L.U.S.T. The album marks the artists triumphant return to centre stage with hisRead More
When you are named after a weather formation which sometimes causes devastation, you have no real choice but to live up to that name. SW Storm is back and ready to create another stir! Truly living up to his name, SW Storm has been creating quite a stir and is continuing the momentum for 2012 by adding to it a new Power Soca release; “The Last Call” With so much hype and talk about 2012 being the end of the world, Storm says it’s the “Last Call” to love somebody,Read More
Cassia, is a teenage pop princess who is the daughter of reggae royalty. The result of her influential, music-filled upbringing is a gorgeous fusion of rarely-combined genres, that will have Rihanna looking over her shoulder. Her debut single, “Bipolar Disorder” is sure to strike a chord deep within many. She describes it as, “A song I wrote when I was caught at a fork in the road. Sometimes what you love to death is the cause of all your pain and misery.” Cassia is currently in the studio mixing herRead More
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (January 2011) – Destra Garcia promises fans attending the 2012 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival – The Art of Music this month some new flavors from her already impressive menu. “I am no stranger to Jamaica – everybody knows I can rock the house,” said the soca music sensation from her Trinidad home last week. But she promised that festival attendees will see “a different side of Destra that Jamaica has never seen before.” Without sharing any clues, the Trinidad and Tobago musician whose 2012 Carnival release “Baddist”Read More
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Florcy Morisset, gallery owner of Vivant Art Collection and the Chairman of the Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia, will observe the second anniversary of the catastrophic 7.0 magnitude earthquake that rocked Haiti and claimed an estimated 316,000 lives. Vivant Art Collection will present a special art exhibit celebrating the beauty and daily life of Haiti, highlighting artwork from local Philadelphia Haitian artist and muralists, Frito Bastien. As the Haitian Community marks this day, guest will gather on January 12th at Vivant Art Collection to pause to remember thoseRead More
Cen’C Love’s December was one for the highlight reel as it was filled with performances, fashion and festivities; all of which served to deepen her connection with fans. Early in the month, Cen’C performed in Washington D.C. and Maryland where she performed for ‘A Night of Music, Fashion and Pep.’ The show was hosted by one of DC’s most recognized personalities, Peppy Parke, and also featured fashion from Cen’C’s Mom, Sequoia, whose fashion line, Ites International, is embraced by fashionistas worldwide. Prior to Cen’C’s evening performance, the star performed andRead More

Posted On January 6, 2012 By In News

BélO brings Haiti's soul to globalFEST stage

BélO, Haitian-International artist, is gearing up to perform at the biggest world stage showcase event in North America, “globalFEST.” It is BélO’s first appearance in New York since the release of his latest cd, and he promises to bring to life “Haiti Debout” in a quite radical way to Webster Hall on Sun Jan 8, 2012 -performing at THE STUDIO from 7PM to 8PM. With the third album, “Haiti Debout,” BélO took a step further into the roots sound, exploring the Haitian “Rasin” rhythms and African flavor all the whileRead More
Toronto, Canada – January 2012 Using their voices as weapons for the Holiday season and in the New Year, Canada’s Uncle Jonny, teams with Jamaica’s Luciano, and together take aim at racism in the world with their collaborative song “Move Over.” With a vow to spread increased awareness for the issue which is still prevalent in some circles within Reggae and Dancehall, Uncle Jonny and Luciano boldly declare war against the unnecessary plague, and use their music video for the song as one way to reinforce the message. Directed byRead More

Posted On January 6, 2012 By In News

I-Octane's Debut Album Now Slated for Feb 14

I-OCTANE “BUZZWORTHY NEWCOMER” (NPR) KICKS 2012 INTO HIGH GEAR Debut Album “Crying To The Nation” out Feb 14 Signs on as Digicel’s Brand Ambassador for 2nd Year in a Row “Puff It” Makes NPR’s End-of-Year Countdown for Top 5 Dancehall Tracks I-Octane will release his debut album Crying To The Nation on Feb 14, 2012. The 16-track opus is a joint venture deal with reggae powerhouse VP Records and Scikron, which is owned and operated by Robert Livingston, former long-time manager of multi-platinum artist Shaggy. On I-Octane’s first full-length LP,Read More
RICHIE STEPHENS, GRAMPS MORGAN TOP PERFORMERS AT GOSPEL SHOW IN BROOKLYN NY radio host Brother Gary and his team, promoters of the ‘End of Year’ celebration in Brooklyn hit the jackpot on Friday with the successful staging of the much anticipated gospel event. Sporting the look and feel of a major calendar event, organisers promised much and delivered even more as thousands descended on the venue on Utica Avenue, this on a warm, snow less December night. The secular acts…reggae singer Richie Stephens and Rastafarian crooner Gramps Morgan – theRead More
It’s going to be 96 degrees on the stage! Celebrating nearly four decades as pioneers of inspirational reggae music, Third World makes their Arsht Center debut performing their legendary hits including “96 Degrees in the Shade,” “Now That We’ve Found Love,” and “Cool Meditation.” Showcasing their astounding 23rd studio album which features collaborations with Junior Reid, Capleton, Tarrus Riley, and Stephen & Damian Marley, Third World is hotter than ever. Sharing the bill are the official Bad Boys of Reggae – Inner Circle. Born in Jamaica, based in Miami, andRead More
New York, NY December 25, 2011: Steel Pan was the focus at an international event – Tropicalfete Countdown 2011 Top 100 International Caribbean Songs for the year. Ricardo Greenaway world-renowned steel pan percussionist was given the mountainous task of performing the top 5 songs for this year on steel drums; which he did to perfection. 1. Man Down by Rihanna, 2. On the Floor by Jennifer Lopez ft Pitbull, 3. Summer Time by Vybz Kartel, 4. Wotless by Kes Band and 5. Advantage by Machel Montano. Mr. Ricardo opened upRead More
Vibes can’t done Lyrics can’t done Songs can’t done when RapsoMan come. Can’t Done -3canal2012* by 3canal 3canal are recording artists from Trinidad & Tobago. Their style of music is called Rapso. Rapso is conscious music and is more of a philosophy and stance than an identifiable musical signature. It has been termed “The Power of the Word in the Rhythm of the Word”, “The Poetry of Calypso” and “The Consciousness of Soca”. They began their musical journey in 1997, with the song “Blue”, a song which marked a turningRead More
Kingston, Jamaica: – Reggae artiste, Luciano, while confirming that there was a bottle-throwing incident at a concert in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, is emphasizing that it was “out of the ordinary” and definitely does not reflect his normal reception in the Motherland, Africa. Luciano, known as the Messenjah, has been unwavering in his support of Africa and all things African. He has consistently done conscious lyrics and has a huge fan base in certain parts of Africa, a continent he has toured many times. “A lot of people may not knowRead More