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AdvoKit Production ups the ante for the 2016 Trinidad Carnival season with its new hit compilation Road Trip Riddim, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on January 15, 2016, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. AdvoKit Productions ended 2015 on a high note with its massively successful Kan Kan Riddim being one of the top releases in soca music, and looks forward to delivering these new anthems for the soca massive globally. The smooth and groovy Road Trip Riddim spawns four tracks and is helmed by soca starRead More

Posted On December 16, 2015By altonIn art, ensemble, life, music, News, song

Opera and Steel: Introducing Joslynne Sealey

TORONTO, ON, Canada: Having made its international debut on August 8th, 2015 in Trinidad, Joslynne Sealey – Famous Arias has fulfilled her fans’ requests for a definitive CD of her operatic vocal work. Throughout her circa 25-year-career of singing professionally, she is most proud of her collaborations with Trinidad & Tobago’s national instrument; the steelpan. Proudly featured on her CD are six collaborations between Sealey and Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra. They invited her to be a featured performer at their biennial gala Christmas concerts, “Classical Jewels” (1979, 1981 andRead More
It is a fearsome challenge, but it is one Precision Productions relishes at the start of every Carnival season. The combination of high expectations from eager fans along with each team member’s drive to surpass the work of the previous year casts the fertile groundwork needed to annually invigorate Soca lovers with a complete musical Shake Down! This newly released riddim is a sincere reflection of that sentiment as Precision’s characteristic enthusiasm and love of vocation swell within every note from the feisty baseline to the sparkling chords, demanding vigorousRead More
Trinidadian hit studio Zig Boi Music roars loud with its new soca compilation Hush Riddim, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on December 4, 2015, from FOX FUSE. Captained by Shawn “Zig Boi” Stewart, Zig Boi Music joins forces with Sky Movement Studio on the production, which propels both studios into the 2016 soca season. The release also cops a prized feature on the iTunes U.S. Reggae New Music chart, during its week of release. Soca queen Alison Hinds headlines the groovy, four-song compilation with “Alibi (Mama Oie),” alongsideRead More
Blackstarr Productionz explodes with its new soca compilation Buss Riddim, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on December 4, 2015, from FOX FUSE. Based in Trinidad and Tobago, Blackstarr Productionz is captained by producer Arnold Noel, who has been producing music for over four years now. The Buss Riddim is featured on the iTunes U.S. Reggae New Music chart during its week of release, placing Blackstarr Productionz in the mainstream limelight. The album is also currently charting in the top 100 on the iTunes U.S. Reggae Top Albums chart.Read More
Millbeatz Entertainment composes its sensational new compilation Orchestra Riddim, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on December 4, 2015, from FOX FUSE. Produced by David “MillBeatz” Millien, the collection brings heat to the 2016 Trinidad Carnival season, which is currently underway. The Orchestra Riddim received a coveted feature on the iTunes U.S. Reggae New Music chart, during its week of release, thereby placing Millbeatz Entertainment and all the featured artists in the international spotlight. The album is also currently charting in the top 100 on the iTunes U.S. ReggaeRead More
Fused 2.0 has been nearly two years in the making and lands as a prelude to the 2016 carnival season The sequel picks up from where Fused left off and in 100 minutes proceeds to take the concept to new levels Soca anthems and mash ups are mixed live by DJ Chris Vee and fused with his diverse musical influences that span Dancehall, Pop, Afrobeat, EDM and more The opening salvo is fired in the form of Take Over Town by Bunji Garlin, on which he speaks of “Soca withRead More
The Recording Academy®’s GRAMMY Recordings® and Republic Records have teamed to release the 2016 GRAMMY® Nominees album, available in stores and via digital retailers Jan. 22, 2016. The 22nd installment of the best-selling series features an array of hit songs across multiple genres by this year’s GRAMMY-nominated artists. A portion of album proceeds support the year-round work of the GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares Foundation,® — The Recording Academy’s charitable organizations focused on music education and critical assistance for music people in need. Beginning Dec. 6, the night before GRAMMY nominationsRead More
Dnyce Muzic delivers two new soca jams with “Wine Up Pon It” by Lisa Voice Banton and “Sample It” by Ainsley King, both available worldwide from all major digital retailers from FOX FUSE. Based in Laventille, Trinidad, Dnyce Muzic is helmed by producer David “Dnyce” Pereira, who earned his musical stripes by making his own beats and writing songs since he was 17 years old. His R&B background makes his productions stand out, as he incorporates that style into his productions, as is evident on these two tracks. “Wine UpRead More
AdvoKit Productions scores a mega jam with “Let Go” by Jahmoun, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on November 20, 2015, from FOX FUSE. The Trinidadian hit house teams with local soca artist and radio personality Jahmoun for this quintessential party track, which puts us in the perfect mood for Trinidad Carnival. The horn-heavy, groovy soca tune was created for the 2016 Trinidad Carnival season and with lyrics that incite festive fervor, the track is bound to take center-stage at upcoming carnivals and fetes, year round. It was producedRead More