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With over 15 million albums sold worldwide, a No. 1 U.S. Billboard hit and a Grammy nomination, the most successful solo act in British reggae history Maxi Priest returns after almost 10 years with his brand new studio album Easy To Love (VP Records) available July 8, 2014. Easy To Love is a fine representation of lovers’ rock, an effortless blend of reggae, R&B and dancehall with universal appeal. The sophistication he brings to these tracks is the mark of true quality. His delivery and phrasing are impeccable, and hisRead More
When Reggae musicians David “Catapila” Nevin and Dennis “Shango Trex” Llewellyn embarked on their individual music careers, they never imagined one day they would evolve into the duo, music lovers would come to know as Freemynz. Stemming from a need to be open minded, and being totally oblivious to society’s ‘box’ mentally…Freemynz (pronounced free minds) was born. Hailing from New York by way of Kingston, Jamaica, Shango Trex has been on the music scene for decades. An expert musician who mastered the trumpet at an early age, Shango Trex alsoRead More
All it takes is one fete, one jump, or one scandalous wine to make a Carnival addict out of an ordinary person. In his latest release Tian Winter explores the undeniable compulsion experienced yearly by seasoned disciples, as he harmonizes the singular refrain that pounds mercilessly within their hearts …”Cyah Miss It”! Whether you are near or far the melodic call of these celebrations, produced by Bass Gang and Precision Productions, winds its way to you, drawing you back to the sweetest of all musical hits. The WeMad writing teamRead More
New York, NY – Fresh off a highly successful and memorable 2014 Trinidad and Tobago Carnival season, Soca megastar Machel Montano will ignite the ‘Big Apple’ on Memorial Weekend with his dynamic presence for the 2nd installment of the aptly titled “Float”. The concert event touted as the ‘Ultimate Yacht Experience’ will take place on NYC’s Memorial Weekend, May 23rd, 24th and 25th onboard the luxurious, multi-level, Infinity Yacht (The Largest Luxury boat on the US east coast) and will feature 3 separate nights of rare, on the seas, fullRead More
NEW YORK, NY, – Just 11 days before award-winning, New York-based artist Monty Alexander releases his new album, the jazz virtuoso is set for a scintillating performance at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College. The Jamaican-born, Grammy-nominated performer and his band Harlem-Kingston Express are set to raise the roof in the Caribbean-populated borough of Brooklyn on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 8 p.m. “We are bringing a party that will fuse the smooth sounds of jazz classics with the infectious rhythms of reggae to create aRead More
After nearly 15 years, the soulful reggae crooner Terry Linen returns with his new studio album, entitled Welcome To My World. His sophomore effort, which will be released February 11, 2014 on VP Records, follows his acclaimed self-titled debut. In 1999, the talented Jamaican vocalist emerged in the reggae scene. His influence and similarity to lover’s rock icon Garnett Silk was evident, hence the name “Linen,” and he swept the world by storm with his massive cover anthem of Whitney Houston’s “Your Love Is My Love.” His comeback is aRead More
New York, New York – As previously announced and introduced to the world, Port Harcourt, Nigeria’s Mayor Chimbiko Iche Akarolo, adopted the musical moniker of C-Strokes after losing his devout wife during childbirth, due to a poor health system. This tragedy translated into music which in turn gave birth to CAF, a foundation created in honor of his late wife to support pregnant women and childcare. It was by a chance meeting with Mojo Morgan of Reggae’s royalty Morgan Heritage, that an association with Heritage Grown Productions who shares inRead More
New York, NY — On Friday, August 16, the first ever Ehio-rock group known as Jano, will perform live at SOB’s! The innovative ten-piece collective is the first ever Ehio-rock group that transcends culture and time . With their debut album, “Ertale.” on the horizon (set for release on August 1st),Jano will bring its fusion of traditional Ethiopian melodies and rock music to SOB’s on Friday, August 16 for the group’s live NYC debut! Consisting of two male vocalists, two female vocalists, and six music instrumentalists the band successfully bringsRead More
(Miami) -The ultimate kick-off to the 2013 Miami Broward Carnival commenced with a special launch event on July 20th, 2013 that festively packed Sun Life Stadium as over 20 masquerade bands showcased their costumes. The Miami Broward Carnival Launch was merely a tease of the pulsating energy to hit South Florida on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at Sun Life Stadium where over 20 bands will participate this year and an estimated 25,000 people to attend. Miami Broward Carnival is one of the most attended and highly esteemed festivals of SouthRead More