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Posted On November 29, 2011 By In Competitions, News

Tad's Record Unveils the Phantom

Kingston, JA/New York – November 2011 : With a finger on the pulse of Reggae’s bustling industry, Tad’s Record introduces a brand new series dedicated to showcasing a variety of Jamaica’s outstanding young hitmakers. The Phantom Series – makes its debut next month with The Phantom Series Vol. I – Various Artists featuring music from Dancehall front-runners Khago, I-Octane, Jah Vinci, and Zamunda. The Phantom Series Vol. I hits digital outlets and retail stores on Friday, December 9th. The Phantom Series Vol. I – Various Artists features 23 singles includingRead More
New York, NY, Nov 2011: Music fans in New York and D.C. will be able to close off 2011 on a high note as master pianist, Monty Alexander, continues to celebrate his 50th year anniversary of performing by offering up a mélange of music from Jamaica to Sinatra and Cole this December. Alexander, whose recent album, “Uplift” has held the number one spot on the Jazz World Radio charts for 14 straight weeks, will pay tribute to his musical heroes – Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole – as partRead More
About Hailing from the twin islands of Trinidad & Tobago, a new songstress is set to acquire her fair share of the soca industry. With so many beautiful female voices blessing the genre, it is rare that a new talent is noticed. But Kenyba Precious McLean will not go unheard. Born on April 8, 1987 in the small town of Arima Trinidad, Kenyba began her journey while attending Arouca Anglican Primary School. She was introduced to music through her father, Kenneth McLean (deceased) and mother, Kathleen Aberdeen McLean. When theyRead More
Inner Circle remake Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg’s “Young, Wild & Free” with I-Octane and Bizerk Miami – Inner Circle teams up with reggae artist I-Octane and upcoming recording artist Bizerk of Alligator City on an island vibe remake of Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg’s recording “Young, Wild & Free”. Most people know Inner Circle via “Sweat” and “Bad Boys” the ubiquitous “Cops” theme song that typified Inner Circle as one of reggae’s most successful groups ever. On the legendary band’s latest release Blazzin Fire: Classic Cuts the album capturesRead More
Basseterre, St. Kitts – A broad cross-section of the public and private sectors, tourism stakeholders and local tourism and government officials, including Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas, gathered Saturday evening at premiere tourist attraction and UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, for the 11th Annual tourism Awards Banquet. In his Opening Address for the event, Minister of Tourism & International Transport and Chairman of the CTO Council of Ministers, Senator Ricky Skerritt said, “I particularly enjoy coming to this annual event because it always bringsRead More

Posted On November 25, 2011 By In Film-News, News

All systems go for Reggae Fever

Jamaica – “We are ready, everything is in place, just for patrons to come out and have the time of their lives.” Words from Donovan Carter, promoter of Reggae Fever which unfolds this Saturday at the Puerto Seco Beach in Discovery Bay, St Ann. Reggae Fever now in its fifth year will be featuring performances from Bounty Killer, Fantan Mojah, I-Octane, John Holt, Capleton, Romain Virgo, Kip Rich, Zamunda, Lutan Fyah, Hero, D’Angel, I-Noah, Lady G, Chino, Laden, Hitman Walle, Cali P, Prophecy, among others. The event will be anRead More
Acclaimed “Miss Miles – the woman of the world” extends for three final nights in Port of Spain Monday 21st NOVEMBER, 2011 (PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD): Tony Hall’s acclaimed new play featuring Cecilia Salazar – Miss Miles: the Woman of the World – returns for a record fifth week in Port of Spain this Friday 25 – Sunday 27th November at the Little Carib Theatre. This will be the final run in Port of Spain for 2011. Heralded by audiences and critics alike, the overwhelming public response has promoted notRead More
Resurgent deejay Ojukwu Simpson more popularly known as Ninja Kid continues to gain traction on the local entertainment circuit with the release of several singles and a new video. With the festive season fast approaching the ‘Menke’ singer has partnered with telecommunication giants Digicel for their ‘Rappa-Pam-Pam Dis Christmas’ promotion. Ninja Kid under the tutelage of acclaimed producer Christopher Birch, recorded the track that provides the backdrop for the audio and visuals currently in rotation on various media outlets. “I am very appreciative to be able to work with aRead More
Sizzla,Konshens,Dainjamental & Ras Penco,Turbulence,Perfect,Lutan Fyah,Orlando Octave,Kerry John.zip 10 DAINJAMENTAL albums out now 1.Unexpected [reggae] 2009 jake records 2.Well prepared 2009 [reggae] allmighty ent llc. 3.Utopia [hip hop] 99′ chambermusik records 4.Masterpiece 98′ [hip hop] chambermusik records 5.Legacy [hip hop] 97′ chambermusik records 6.Unstoppable [hip hop] 96′ chambermusik records 7.Joy & Sorrow [hip hop] 95′ chambermusik records 8.Asylum Chapters [hip hop] 94′ chambermusik records 9.Awaken [hip hop] 2000 chambermusik records 10.Awaken 2 [hip hop] 2001 chambermusik records 11.4 Generations 2 Come [hip hop] 2002 chambermusik records COMIN jan 31st 12.Moete [hipRead More
Ravi B and Karma support the Cancer cause. Trinidad – The audience at a recent all-inclusive cancer benefit was left craving more after a performance by Trinidad and Tobago’s musical powerhouse Karma. The members of the renowned Chutney-Soca outfit gave of their time and talent to assist in raising funds and bringing awareness about this illness that affects many lives in T&T and around the world. The elegant event entitled “A Christmas in November” was held at the Anchorage Beach Club and was headlined by Karma featuring the energetic andRead More
Nadia Batson’s not about to miss a beat as the season of revelry in Trinidad and Tobago unfolds. The heightened level of intensity is owed to her strong yearning to give only the best of herself and her band SASS, in C2K12 and beyond. On the heels of the band’s launch last Wednesday, November 9 at Anchorage, Batson on Thursday, November 17 released a single she had been perfecting for weeks. No Pressure was produced by Martian Music and mastered by GBM Productions out of NYC. ” This one isRead More
BASSETERRE, ST.KITTS(November 16th 2011): A total of Twelve (12) talented beauties are setand ready to rock the stage in this year’s 32nd annual DigicelHaynes Smith Miss Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant, slated to take place come 29th December, 2011. On Wednesday afternoon, a launch ceremony for the pageant was held at the ZIZ TV of the ZIZ Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) located at Springfield. The press conference carried live on both ZIZ radio and television. It was officially revealed that Kittitian Megastar Infamus will be the headlining the 32nd edition of theRead More
Ms Triniti’s new single and video, ‘If I was ur Girl’ was released less than 3 weeks ago in Jamaica and is already creating a serious buzz! With heavy rotation at radio and TV, the song entered the Jamaican Charts this week at #25. Youtube views have also reached 20,000 already, so keep spreading the word! The single is now available on iTunes, please support ur girl and download for 99 cents! If you haven’t already seen the video, watch it here and pass it on!!Read More
Konshens Goes Digital with the Launch of A New Mobile App New York, NY – (November 17, 2011) – International Reggae Rising Star Konshens continues to raise the bar as he recently unveiled the ‘Konshens App’. Currently available on the Android smart phone, the new App allows Konshens fans to have access to him on the go. The App supports a wide range of Konshens content, giving fans the opportunity to stay connected to him by receiving the latest Konshens updates. Fans will be able to scroll through his latestRead More
It has been less than two weeks since the release of the restyled version of Millie Small’s “My Boy Lollipop” by top DJ Bounty Killer and Gabriel. The song has reached thousands of listeners from all over the world, as they get acquainted with one of the world’s greatest hit singles in an unusual style. Listeners and viewers unceasingly ask questions on social media websites and music pages as they seek to find out “who is this female who sounds so much like Millie Small?” The talented young singer isRead More
Trinidad. November 2011————- The producer with the swag of a stunner’s at it again. Holy House Production’s Mr. Spine has been known for creating some of the most amazing beats out of T&T with the young artistes of the Millionaire Family riding them hard in recent years. Now, ahead of Carnival 2012 in T&T, the man who usually sits behind the scenes and directs the sound is prepared to stand at the fore, ready to deliver some tough ‘stuff’ as he delves into the realm of being an artiste. ARead More
New York: Thunderous applause and a standing ovation from avid literary arts lovers cheered Jamaican writer Jean Lowrie-Chin on last night at the New York City launch of her book Souldance at the corporate offices of Ruder Finn Inc in midtown Manhattan. The audience in the jam-packed room was riveted by the passionate and dynamic readings of some of Lowrie Chin’s favorite poems and writings, some of which go back several years. It seemed the audience could not get enough of the soul-stirring lyrics from yard, and the session reachedRead More
Trinidad. November, 2011————- Tobago won’t be left behind, especially when they’ve got great things to offer the world. That’s the ideals of one of Tobago’s rising superstars who goes by the name, Telecruz. He’s been around, but in case you missed him, it must be told that Telecruz’s infectious melody and mesmerizing tone, has made it all the way to Sweden and back. These days the Crown Point native is working hard to get his foot in the door as Carnival 2012 rears its head. He only recently released aRead More
New York – Noverber 2011: Written by Mystie Thongs – In a world that changes trends and tastes faster than one can blink a fake eyelash, Christmas remains the one time of year we all hold steadfast to tradition. For the past six years one production team, comprising of Natasha Andrews-Noel and Shawn Noel, has been giving parang lovers a musical anchor in West Indian Christmas tradition in their Christmas Parang Compilations. 2012 is no exception. According to Natasha, co-owner and managing director of the team, “This year we haveRead More
TWO REGGAE ICON’S WILL PERFORM IN BRIDGEPORT CONN FOR THE 1ST TIME EVER THURSDAY DEC 1ST ==MAVADO==AND=ARDIE CUBAN COHIBA=WILL TAKE (WHITE EAGLE) APART,HITS AFTER HITS Two global reggae icons mavado and ardie cuban cohiba share the same stage comes thursday dec 1st for the 1st time in bridgeport conn at the (white eagle) 9.00 pm, Mavado is the global reggae ruler that you could never get enough of,he,s now on tour in the usa and canada with the (best of me) run, tropicalfete is the 1st media house to bringRead More
New York, NY (November 14, 2011) There is a steadily increasing buzz as Reggae artiste I-Octane prepares to release his EP “Straight from the Heart”. “Straight from the Heart” features seven carefully chosen tracks that will undoubtedly resonate with people despite their class, color or creed. Commenting on his upcoming EP, which is a labor of love for him I-Octane says, “You can always meet somebody and talk to them about your experiences but very often there isn’t the time to really get into it and really let them knowRead More
Rodney ‘Bounty Killer’ Price and Nancy ‘Gabriel’ Gordon have teamed up to do a “remake” of one of Jamaica’s biggest hit single, Millie Small’s 1964 smash hit “My Boy Lollipop”. The song, which was recorded on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, has been getting rave reviews from fans and music industry insiders alike all over the world. Riddimstream.com that has been blasting the song all over the world since its release quotes, “This is probably dancehall’s biggest remake yet”. Over 50,000 people have already viewed the song worldwide accumulatively on differentRead More
LONDON, November 2011: Recorded in just one day at London’s Holodeck Studios, and featuring renowned French pianist Mario Cononge, Cameron Pierre’s Radio Jumbo is a mix of French Antillean rhythms and influences fused against a backdrop of jazz interpretation. “I love Jazz music and it’s tradition for it offers me the unique opportunity of self expression unmatched by any other art form, says the Dominica-reared Pierre, who had only one day of rehearsal with the musicians prior to recording the live album. Radio Jumbo consists of ten tracks, two ofRead More
With six albums under his belt and over one million collectively sold in Europe, the German platinum and award-winning singer Gentleman is long overdue for his U.S. debut. Diversity, set for release on February 14, 2012 with VP Records, charted at #1 in Germany as well as #2 in Switzerland and Austria and is the follow-up to his Europe platinum-selling record Confidence. Gentleman is currently touring Europe and plans to embark on the second leg of the Diversity world tour throughout the U.S. and South America beginning in March 2012.Read More

Posted On November 15, 2011 By In Music-News Radio, News

CHRISTMAS WITH THE MARIONETTES 2011

TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR CHRISTMAS WITH THE MARIONETTES 2011: A PRAYER FOR PEACE II 9 NOVEMBER, 2011 (PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO): Fresh off their acclaimed staging of Bizet’s Carmen last July, the Marionettes return this holiday season with their eagerly anticipated Christmas concert. The Marionettes’ loyal patrons have always said that “Christmas begins with the Marionettes”. And this year, more than ever before, the Marionettes is working to usher in a spirit of peace, joy, forgiveness and thanksgiving this holiday season. The series also welcomes a specialRead More