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Jah 'Angola' Bouks Releases 'Child of Jah' on Capsicum
“Contrary to popular opinion, it was not some senseless act of terrorism which inspired ‘Child of Jah’,” says Capsicum CEO and A&R Director Roger Meltzer, who co-wrote and co-produced the new song with five-time Calypso Monarch Joseph Everton “Reality Weekes. “I actually started writing this song when my former mentor at The Sound of Philadelphia and dear friend, John Whitehead of McFadden and Whitehead, was gunned down in a drive-by in front of his home in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia while helping a neighbor fix his car.Read More
Capsicum Records CEO and Director of A&R Roger Meltzer announced that Jamaican DJ artist Dolli (aka Sexii Dolli, Dolli Difference) has joined the recent spate of Jamaican talent recording non-exclusively for the Hartford-based indie with the release of her newly-mastered single, “Not That Strong.” “We are so delighted to welcome Dolli to Capsicum,” said Meltzer. “Her dj and singjay fusions of dancehall, reggae, r&b and hip-hop fit in perfectly with our own ‘roots on the bottom, and pop on the top’ Reggae-In-Fusion sound. While Jamaican radio and concert audiences alreadyRead More
Capsicum Records LLC CEO and Director of A&R Roger Meltzer has been nominated for a JMG Excellence In Record Production award, according to JMG Executive Director and noted talent manager, TV and radio journalist, Poppa T Thompson who is charge of the Connecticut event launching JMG’s upcoming Award Tour. The tour debuts at the Waterville Café in Waterbury, CT at 7:00 P.M. Sunday May 26th. “It’s always nice when people in our industry recognize our efforts,” said Meltzer, founder of the Hartford-based indie; “but I feel compelled to set theRead More