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Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. November 2011———-Last weekend, Shurwayne Winchester and a team of local fashion experts collaborated to give the public a brand new, multi-dimensional essence of what they could expect from the soca megastar in the season ahead. Choosing to keep everything local, Shurwayne opted to be styled by Anthony Reid- male fashion designer for local design house, Meiling. His photos were taken by acclaimed local photographer Calvin French at the Trinidad Union Club. It was his way of supporting, and rallying with the fashion industry of T&T- letting it beRead More
Kingston, JA – November 1, 2011 – (RAINE PR): This Friday, Tad’s Record is releasing this season’s must-have compilation of Dancehall chart-toppers, and radio and club bangers. The Hitlist Vol. 3 is a crash course in the fall’s latest Dancehall music trends with more than twenty of the genre’s biggest anthems from Dancehall giants Vybz Kartel and Mavado, as well as current hit-makers Khago and Popcaan, and brand new sensation Specialist. The Hitlist Vol. 3 hits stores and digital outlets on Friday, November 4th. While thumping Dancehall singles like Popcaan’sRead More
Two months ago, astute businesswoman and fashionista Lena British caused quite a stir when she announced that she had decided to spend quite a bit of time in the studio. She quickly pointed out, however, that her focus would be on the production side of the business, not as an artiste. Now, Lena, known for executing her projects with class, has made what could very well be considered her ‘Priceless’ debut. Lena teamed up with hit-making producer, Jam 2, to inject some energy into the dancehall with a riddim thatRead More
(PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD) – OCTOBER, 2011: Due to the overwhelming public response to one of the most celebrated and provocative original local plays in recent years, Miss Miles returns for just two more nights at the Little Carib Theatre: Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th November, 2011. Celebrated by audiences and critics alike, with nightly standing ovations for this tour-deforce, Miss Miles – the Woman of the World opened on 20th October at the historic Little Carib. After two weekends of sold-out performances, the play returns for one final weekendRead More
New York, NY October 2011: Home to the world’s second largest boiling lake, 365 rivers, national parks, 115 miles of segmented trails and lush vegetation, Dominica will play host to a bevy of artists this weekend for their 15th Annual World Creole Music Festival. The three day music festival, which begins on Friday, October 28th, is sponsored by Coca-Cola, Dewars, Liat, Tempo, Kubuli Beer, Heineken, to name a few. Third World will take the stage on Saturday, October 29th. Fans will be treated to not only the band’s hit singlesRead More
MIAMI, FL October 2011 – A new resident to South Florida, Monie Love has joined forces with local artist Sassy Singz of Feline Royale Entertainment, to host the Official Faith Evans After party at Aizia Restaurant and Night Club, in Hollywood Florida on Saturday, November 5 starting at 11pm. An evening for the grown and sexy there will be sounds of the 90’s presented by Dj Griot and Dj Fly Guy. A musical celebration, Monie Love is promoting female artists in and around the South Florida region creating a safeRead More
7th annual staging of Reggae Culture Salute. All roads lead to Nazareth Performance Center, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday, November 5th for the annual celebration of the anniversary of the coronation of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie I and Empress Menen of Ethiopia and the unique relationship between rasta, reggae, Selassie and Jamaica. Simba (Young Lion) Award For 2011, the Coalition to Preserve Reggae Music (CPR) salutes the future of roots reggae by presenting Dubtonic Kru, Global Battle of the Bands Champion for 2010-2011. For many, their historic winRead More
Released from the confines of a Salt ‘n’ pepper shaker crafted in Manchester by a Jamaican potter comes the fiery sound of Peppery on his ‘debut’ album, ‘Mistaken Identiti’. Originally conceptualised by producer Mexican and overseen by Fitzroy ‘Heavy’ Nish of Phattrock Entertainment, the 16 tracks set was launched at the Power House in Manchester, UK, on the 19th of August 2011 at an event, which also marked the launch of Sickle Cell Care Manchester. Born Clayton Brown in Trelawny, Jamaica, Peppery first started his career as Bongo Chilli releasingRead More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. October 2011————- T&T’s getting its very own ‘Wen’D’- a fearless, energetic talk show host who promises to take local culture and arts to its pinnacle of success. Starting on November 5, Wendy Lewis will take over Saturday nights with her brand new one-on-one programme she’s dubbed, “Down To Earth With Wen’D.” Set to air on CNC3 in Trinidad and Tobago, the premise of the half hour long show is centred on straight talk in real life situations with icons and persons of prominence in local society. “ ThisRead More
Vybz Kartel – Half On A Baby (Remixes) – EP 1 Vybz Kartel – Half On A Baby 2 Vybz Kartel – Half On A Baby (Dubbel Dutch Remix) 3 Vybz Kartel – Half On A Baby (Mosca Remix) 4 Vybz Kartel – Half On A Baby (Schlachthofbronx Remix) 5 Vybz Kartel – Half On A Baby (Bert On Beats Remix) 6 Vybz Kartel – Half On A Baby (Funkystepz Remix) Mixpak Records released the Dre Skull produced Vybz Kartel album “Kingston Story” over the summer to much fanfare (VybzRead More
Los Angeles, CA) October 21st, 2011 – Rising Dancehall/Reggae Artist/Actor Everton “E-Dee” Dennis is headed back to Jamaica the week of Oct 30-Nov 5th to promote the island-wide Nov 2nd opening of his new movie “Out the Gate” which stars Paul Campbell (Shottas, Dancehall Queen), Oliver Samuels (Oliver at Large), and Shelli Boone (Saints and Sinners, House M.D.). He is also pushing new music including a Lovers Rock single “No Other Gyal (I’m sorry)” off the movie soundtrack, and “Wine pon di table” a new dancehall number that has beenRead More
The Soul Train Music Awards for 2011 have nominated KES THE BAND for an award for the category of Best Caribbean Performance for their monster hit “Wotless”. Wotless, written by KES and Kerwin Du Bois won Kes the Band the title of Groovy Soca Monarch one of the most prestigious competitions in the Caribbean. The songs catchy lyrics and great melodies had the fans singing it word for word at each concert over the last 8 months. Other Nominees in this category include: “Man Down” – Rihanna , “Summer Time”Read More

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Safia McNeishie for Miss New York USA 2012

New York, New York, Oct 2011: Message from Safia McNeishie for Miss New York USA 2012 “I am sooooo excited to be representing you as CROWN HEIGHTS NEW YORK USA 2012 as I compete to win the upcoming Miss New York USA 2012 title!!! The competition will be taking place in January in Westchester, New York. *Right now I need your support* I would greatly appreciate it if you will support me in the following ways: 1)DONATE! There are various FEES that need to be pai…d ranging from the officialRead More
The Soul Train Music Awards for 2011, have nominated Machel Montano for the prestigious award for the category of Best Caribbean Performance with his hit single, “Bend Over”. One of Montano’s more popular songs for 2011, “Bend Over” has left an indelible mark on many fans and concertgoers due to the catchy rhythms, lyrics and most of all, their spectacular performance. At every show, all are left with their jaws open as Machel Montano and his dancer Brithany Dookie performs to this song. Everyone stops and stares, literally. In thisRead More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. October 2011————- Some very big names in Caribbean entertainment will knock glasses this Sunday in Jamaica. The lone Trinidad and Tobago artiste among the specially invited guests is none other than Shurwayne Winchester, who also happens to be the only T&T featured on the dancehall riddim- The Overproof riddim. The occasion for Sunday’s event is the official launch party for the JA Productions produced riddim on which artistes like Mavado, Beenie Man, Wayne Marshall, Bounty Killer and T&T’s soca rude boy, Shurwayne Winchester have contributed seamless hits. InRead More
The theme is IMAGINE. Our imagination is the portal where our ides are fertilized…the launching pad of our dreams. Where anything imagined is real. In our imagination there are no limitations, it is where we can be anyone or anything at anytime. You are invited to join us…allow your imagination to take flight and be all you can be. The Route: Monday, October 31. Parade starts 7:pm @ the Stone Church, corner Grove and Main Street. From Main Streetto Elliot, to Elm, to Flat and back to Main @ theRead More
Toronto: Music lovers in Canada will be in for a big treat when three ‘distinguish gentlemen’ of reggae head to Toronto for the show of a lifetime dubbed ‘Men of Distinction’ on November 19 at the Double Tree Hotel 655, Dixon Road. Presented by Rinkah and Fam Records, the event will feature veteran singers Dobby Dobson, Pluto Shervington and Boris Gardiner. Dobson, nicknamed ‘The Loving Pauper,’ is one of the great, soulful voices of the rocksteady era. Among his many hits are Loving Pauper, Mexican Divorce and Muriel. Last year,Read More
Basseterre, St.Kitts (October 2011):- Organisers of the Caribbean’s Most Prestigious Pageant the Haynes Smith Miss Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant have announced the confirmed participants for the 32nd edition of the marquis event and pageant show for the St.Kitts-Nevis Sugar Mas 2011/2012 The show takes place on December 29th 2011 at the Sugar Mill in Warner Park and the organisers have confirmed some 12 countries from around the region including Anguilla – Keivanée Lake – 16yrs, Antigua – Aalilyah Thomas- 16yrs , Bahamas – Monesha Bowleg- 15yrs; Barbados – Sacha ClarkeRead More
Capsicum Records/mario cheef ent reggae artist Cuban Cohiba credits the growth and popularity of his world-wide tour and household name to Capsicum label’s co-executive producers Roger Meltzer,Stampede Lammie,s Street Charts in Jamaica for frist putting his real Cuban Cohiba Cigar image on his artist of the month artist to watch charts that blast Cuban Cohiba to be know global today, and Osborne “Ifield” Joseph of Paco Recordings who lay down the tracks for the title tune (Enuf Is Enough, his sponsors at Bud Lite, Hickey Brothers Cigars and Red Stripe,Read More
Taddy P has emerged as one of the most creative musicians, writers and producers out of Jamaica. His diverse life experiences manifest themselves in his music, which combines roots reggae riddims & a compelling message with bluesy melodies, rock overdubs & a consistent soulful vibe. “He is helping to define a progressive new sound for reggae, a style that incorporates outside influences but maintains an authentic Jamaican foundation.” said Tomas Palermo. Gimme Di Bass, his sophomore album features collaborations with multiple Grammy nominees Maxi Priest and Bunny Rugs of ThirdRead More
All systems ablaze for Ms Triniti as she heads to Jamaica for the release of her brand new single and video for “If I was ur Girl” which promises to be an instant hit with it’s infectious Dancehall Beat and undeniable hook. Ms Triniti will certainly be looking to top the Jamaican charts again, with three Top 5 singles and one Number 1 single already under her belt! The video gives us a very sexy up close and personal with Ms Triniti as she tries to tantalize the man inRead More
Sean Paul, Gyptian and John Forte graced the stage for a stellar performance at the annual Rockhouse Foundation Benefit held in Manhattan’s Joe’s Pub this past Tuesday. The Rockhouse Foundation – founded by Paul Salmon, owner of NYC’s trendy Miss Lily’s restaurant and Negril’s luxurious Rockhouse Hotel – invited celebs and industry heavyweights out for a night of entertainment to help raise funds for the rrenovation and construction of Jamaica’s schools and libraries. Tyson Beckford and DJ Sky Nellor conducted an auction that raised over $135,000 for the foundation thatRead More
New York 5K Winners Head To Reggae Marathon CMM Newswire, NY: Damion Walker and Evelyn Abiola both snagged gold in the male and female categories at the recently held Team Jamaica Bickle/Awesome Power 5K, held at Baisley Park, Queens, New York. Both claimed the ultimate prize, automatic entry to the Reggae Marathon, December 3, 2011 in Negril, Jamaica, coupled with air fare and hotel accommodation. With everyone gunning for the two top spots, runners, walkers and race enthusiasts, gathered for the inaugural event and the day did not disappoint. Walker,Read More
nominees below: Best Caribbean Performance “Man Down” -Rihanna “Summer Time” -Vybz Kartel “Wotless” -Kes The Band “Bend Over” – Machel Montano “Delilah” – Movado Best New Artist Bruno Mars Marsha Ambrosius Miguel Frank Ocean Best Male R&B/Soul Artist Trey Songz Chris Brown R. Kelly Miguel Cee Lo Green Eric Benet Centric Award Ledisi Raphael Saddiq Bilal Anthony David Aloe Blacc Best Caribbean Performance “Man Down” -Rihanna “Summer Time” -Vybz Kartel “Wotless” -Kes The Band “Bend Over” – Machel Montano “Delilah” – Movado Best Gospel Performance “I Smile” – Kirk FranklinRead More