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Posted On October 19, 2011 By In News

I Wayne Leaks Two Tracks From New Album

Life Teachings out Next Week Oct 11 on VP I Wayne, one of the top conscious roots reggae artists of this generation, is back with Life Teachings, his long-overdue album on VP Records, due October 11. With simplicity and grace, I Wayne’s angelic-tinged vocals flutter effortlessly across these 14 tracks filled with hair-raising lyrics and uncompromising conviction. The intricately-crafted album features organic rhythms rife with rugged basslines and one-drop drumbeats, produced mostly by Patrick Z. Henry, who is responsible for 11 of the album’s songs and I-Wayne’s breakthrough hit “Can’tRead More

Posted On October 19, 2011 By In News

CTO SECRETARY GENERAL CALLS FOR EDUCATING

CTO SECRETARY GENERAL CALLS FOR EDUCATING THE PEOPLE OF THE AMERICAS ABOUT THE ROLE THEY PLAY IN TOURISM ~ Ignorance is as great a threat to this industry as any major peril, says Hugh Riley ~ EL SALVADOR, San Salvador (3 Oct, 2011) – The secretary general of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Hugh Riley has called on tourism interests in the Americas “to educate our populations to the true potentiala of this marvelously resilient, yet incredibly vulnerable industry”. In an address to the 19th Inter-American Travel Congress here, theRead More
Trinidad. October 3, 2011————-When was the last time you heard a soca artiste say his/her aim is to entice people all year round, no matter race or culture? It’s a big statement that’s receiving the backing of a group of producers out of the United States and before long, the artiste on the other end of those words will reveal himself via his music, to the people of T&T and the world. Ricardo Melville is best known by his sobriquet, Daddy Chinee. He’s a gifted cross-over artiste who was bornRead More

Posted On October 12, 2011 By In Music Reviews, News

Beenie Man is Coming to Toronto

Trononta Oct 2011; Beenie Man is coming to Toronto Friday November 4th at the Sound Academy. This is Beenie Man’s first appearance since his MAJOR HIT RUM and REDBULL. Beenie Man is the King of the Dancehall for over 2 decades. He has continued to remain youthful and current. Are you ready for HIGH ENERGY entertainment? Beenie Man comes to do several hits including: Rum and RedBull, Slam, Memories, King of the Danceahll, Old Dog, Romie, Girl Dem Sugar, Who Am I and so much more!!! Get your regular, orRead More

Posted On October 12, 2011 By In Uncategorized

Gay Caribbean USA Pageant Results

Winner – Barbados – Thoesha Toppin 2nd Place – Dominican Republic – Chanel International 3rd Place – Jamaica – Charley Marie 4th Place – Bahamas – Alicia Dupree 5th Place – Puerto Rico – Stefon RoyceRead More
Dominica Oct 2011: Three Nites of Pulsating Rhythms October 28, 29, 20 2011 at the Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival. the impressive line up of artist are: Triple Kay, Jocelyne Labylle, GYPTIAN, Fanny J, Fay-Ann Lyons, Bunji Garlin, Jeff Joseph – Grammacks New Generation, Ali Campbell – The legendary voice of you UB40, Dobet Gnahoré, Joycelyne Beroard, Jean-Philippe Marthely, Third World, WCK, Swinging Starz, Midnight Groovers, Carimi, HARMONIK, Kolo Barst for more info visit www.wcmfdominica.comRead More
The wait is finally over! Check out Sean Paul’s new music video for “Got 2 Luv U”, which features the beautiful miss Alexis Jordan! The video was shot at the Light Group Properties, including the Aria Resort and Casino, Haze Nightclub and the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, and was directed by Ben Mor. Make sure to pick up “Got 2 Luv U” at iTunes if you haven’t already! Sean Paul’s new album is coming soon. http://www.allseanpaul.com/Read More

Posted On September 26, 2011 By In News

Third World Remains Committed

NEW YORK September 2011: – The American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) announces more news in anticipation of the organization’s 30th annual fundraising gala in New York City on Thursday, November 17, 2011. To mark this years’ 2011 International Humanitarian Award – which will be given to Digicel Chairman and philanthropist Denis O’Brien – HRH Prince Charles of Wales has been named Patron of Honor. This year’s sponsors include Ralph Lauren, Bacardi, The Cobb Family Foundation, Mutual of America and The American Ireland Fund. The longest running reggae band, Third World,Read More

Posted On September 26, 2011 By In News

THE ULTIMATE SOCA GOLD COLLECTION

New York, New York Sept 2011: Soca Gold has been the best-selling annual compilation for the hottest soca music coming out of The Caribbean for over a decade. On September 13, VP Records encapsulates the series’ most treasured tunes (since its inception in 1997 up until now) into one deluxe package 3-disc set, entitled The Ultimate Soca Gold Collection. The compilation features over 3 hours of the most popular and classic anthems by the soca’s finest artists – including Soca Monarch, Party Monarch and Road March winners – who representRead More

Posted On September 26, 2011 By In News

Newly Crowend Miss Carbbean US Paula Leake

New York, NY, September 2011: Drum Roll……..Leake Paula is the new Miss Caribbean United States. Miss Leake became the first person of Trinidad and Tobago heritage to win the coveted title of Miss Caribbean United States breaking the four year run of Latina winners at the pageant. Born on an army base to an American military father and Trini mother, Miss Leake says traveling the world with her military family has given her a World of experience that she would not trade for anything. Paula plans to pursue a carrierRead More

Posted On September 24, 2011 By In News

Soca Fest In Miami For Carnival 2k11

Miami – Sept 2011: We’ve waited a long time but the INTERNATIONAL SOCAFEST is back in Miami for Carnival 2k11! This magnanimous fete promises to be the most inclusive party over the Miami Broward One Carnival weekend. At 9:00pm on Saturday October 8th, 2011 the gates of SUNLIFE STADIUM will open to showcase a spectacular line up of Caribbean entertainers that boasts some of the best soca in the world. Artists hailing from all over the Caribbean, making each and every patron feel like they are home away from home.Read More

Posted On September 24, 2011 By In News

Ardie Cuban Branding

Jamaicia – Sept 2011: Reggae artist ARDIE CUBAN COHIBA who now have his owned brand of custom built hand made cuban cigars on the market wth his name on them takes a look at the HAVANA CUBA NITE CLUB,cuban had just rapup the pt 2 of his eastern caribbean tour that see,s him and his band playing to all filled venue sponsored by -www.hickebrothers.com-cigar company and redstripe Cuban is now back in the usa but will fly back to one of his home in jamaica in coming weeks for aRead More

Posted On September 1, 2011 By In Uncategorized

Tropicalfete’s Award of Excellence

Tropicalfete’s Award of Excellence honors the accomplishments & contributions of persons and/or organizations that have had a roll in the development of the Caribbean Community. The achievement of the awardees is significant on an international level where their work had a positive impact to the Caribbean community in the areas of culture, social, sports & economics. Contact us to recommend a candidate for award. TropicalFete’s Award of Excellence 2011 was Ms. Patricia Meschino, a journalist who specializes in writing about Caribbean music and culture. Patricia is the Caribbean correspondent forRead More