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Tropicalfete was a part of the art rally held in Albany, NY, to advocate for increased funding regarding arts and culture. Culture plays a vital role in New York State. From the economic engine to mental health to addressing crime. The benefits the artists and cultural organizations provide throughout New York State are endless. Tropicalfete was proud and delighted to be part of this rally with our colleagues and elected officials in Albany. Arts = NYS Arts = Jobs Arts = HealingĀ  Arts = CultureĀ  Arts = CommunityĀ  Arts =Read More
Be Part of Our Program Authors Connecting Workshop is a program designed to emphasize the importance of literacy and how culture can influence education, as well as oneā€™s worldview. Authors engage in workshops allowing participants to ask questions and attend a reading with the author. The program is targeted to interact with children. At the end of the session, books will be distributed to encourage a love of reading. Tropicalfeteā€™s Authors Connecting In celebration of Caribbean Heritage Month with Barnes & Noble  Read More
June is observed as Caribbean Heritage Month and Tropicalfete Inc. continues celebrations with the Authors Connecting Program. The event will include a list of activities,  such as reading sessions, interviews and interactive workshops. The program will be streamed live on Facebook, YouTube, twitch, Periscope, Linked, Instagram and Tropicalfete.com.  Authors Connecting is a program designed to emphasize the importance of literacy and how culture can influence education, as well as oneā€™s view of world events.  The program is targeted at people of all ages and consists of workshop sessions with authorsRead More
JUNE 13 @ 6p.m. Brooklyn's Caribbean-American Experience, a book discussion
Press ReleaseĀ  http://www.bigdrumnation.com/   …A Community DiscussionĀ onĀ East of Flatbush, North of Love… aĀ clever and witty portrait of growing up in East Flatbush in the decades before gentrification…Ā with Author Danielle Brown, Ph.D., Roger Toussaint, former president of the Transport Workers Union Local 100, and Dr. Lawrence Waldron, City College, CUNY.   PRAISE FOR DANIELLE BROWNā€™S EAST OF FLATBUSH, NORTH OF LOVE Ā    ā€œ[T]his is a contemplative and amusing first-person reflection on community and identity in the West Indian-American enclave of East Flatbush before the devastating gentrifications of the past decadeRead More
P.O.S. Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) ā€“ It is said that the mark of good MC is one who can deliver an impactful opening, introduce all featured speakers, keep an audienceā€™s attention and maintain a steady flow of an event. Within the last year, Trinidadian Damian Sogren has been seamlessly doing these and creating unforgettable experiences as an entertainer but also as a creative brand advocate. After completing work surrounding his native islandā€™s annual Carnival celebrations, the MC, actor, media professional and business presenter has been using his abilities to inform andRead More
GHETTO YOUTHS INTERNATIONAL PRESENTS SET UP SHOP VOLUME 3 New Compilation from Marley Owned Label Spreads New Hope and InspirationĀ Featuring Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Stephen “Ragga” Marley, Julian Marley, Morgan Heritage, Black-Am-I, Kabaka Pyramid, Tarrus Riley, Christopher Ellis, J Boog, Skip Marley, Third World and more Ghetto Youths International – the independent record label owned and operated by Bob Marley’s sons Damian, Julian and Stephen – releases the third installment of Set Up Shop. The compliation series stands true to GYI ethos of making messgae music. Hence, the opening trackRead More
P.O.S. Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) ā€“ The latest addition to Trinidad and Tobagoā€™s Carnival fete calendar, the ultra premium inclusive event ā€˜Finesseā€™ proved that first-rate feting experiences were not only confined to the boundaries of Port-Of-Spain as it unveiled an all new, chic Soca music-filled soiree set to the backdrop of the nationā€™s Central Range. Finesse made its debut last weekend at the picturesque La Vega Estate in Gran Couva. Several attendees hailing from various parts of T&T eagerly came out ready to party to pulsating music but also to experienceRead More
International recording artist K’Coneil has released “Hot Like You”, the lead single off his upcoming yet untitled 2016 EP with the hit bound single on the 90’s Don Dada Riddim has been blazing both the airwaves and dance floors. The song written by K’Coneil, his long time writing partner Reggaetwin Gairy Blake ad Seannizle, glorifies independent women who are confident in their “hotness” factor regardless of society’s views and standards. “You got The body of an angel Mi nah lie you summin turn up. You’re sexy figure is amazing AnywhereRead More
Internationally-acclaimed, Trinidad and Tobago-born and based entertainer Darryl ā€œFarmer Nappyā€ Henry celebrates over 30 years in soca music and his rich legacy manifests with his new masterpiece album, House Of Soca, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers. Born and raised in the town of Siparia in southern Trinidad, Farmer Nappy is the definitive soca performer, presenting provocative lyrical styles and soulful vocal flows that span all spectrums of the genre, from calypso to groovy and everything in between. Farmer celebrates the 2016 Trinidad Carnival season in style, withRead More
After years of wearing many hats in the NYC music scene, Jason Scott Henderson is finally following his passion as solo musician GETOVERHER. “I’m a moody Scorpio, therefore I’m constantly either pushing someone away who loves me or I’m seeking the attention of someone who could care less.” he says. “I’m not perfect and I never will be but I am self-aware and willing to share all of my insecurities with anyone who needs to relate.” After riding shotgun withBoyslashfriend, GETOVERHER is ready to take the wheel and steer hisRead More