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Jamaica – October 2011: The “Princess of Dancehall,” Tiana, continues her steady climb up the HYPE TV Dancehall/Charts as her single, “Gyal Mi Love Yuh,” featuring Dancehall/Reggae superstar, Konshens jumped into the top 10 this week The scintillating single elevated one spot on the HYPE TV Dancehall Charts after just missing out on the Top Ten a week prior. The video for “Gyal Mi Love Yuh” has become a regular fixture on the network; elevating Tiana’s status as one of the hottest Dancehall acts, male or female, within the genreRead More
On Saturday, October 8, 2011, Sherise Stapleton, the newly crowned Miss Teen Diva 2011, started her year’s stint as president of DARE (Dream.Achieve.Relate.Empower) CLUB – an up and coming youth club stationed in the East End area for girls aged 10 and up in the community. The club was created on 6th November, 2010 as a community service event for the then reigning Miss Teen Diva, Rashada Robinson and currently has a membership of 15 young ladies. The club’s main aim is to form a support system for young girlsRead More
St. Lucia – October 2011: Right after, not just sponsoring, but participating in one of the islands grand cultural showcases carnival, which culminated in July, Piton Beer immediately took the plunge into the next big cultural event here-“Creole Heritage Month” and “Jounen Kweyol.” October is being marked in Saint Lucia as “Creole Heritage Month” with activities being held throughout the island. For Carnival, the award winning Piton Beer, “Sa Nou Memn,” not only made major sponsorship contributions to main organizing body CDF, but also supported the major components of theRead More
AGENDA, the fifth music video to be released off the ‘Dave Miller Project’ album, is yet another visual masterpiece to come out of the SR FAM camp. The single by Tim Starr which features vocals by R&B artiste XO was also blessed with an inspirational lashing of Spoken Word by poet Muhammad Muwakil. Produced by District 6 Studios, the Agenda song in itself encourages and aims to inspire us to strive to achieve our goals despite whatever obstacles we may face along the way. The video which was filmed andRead More
UK October 2011 ; TMD records, released Next Generation Riddim. The label which was formed 2 years ago by Japan based Kim-lyn Yamasha, Uk based Ritchie Cephus and recording artist Tenza. AS put forth there first riddim compilation which feature a mixture of young talent from around the world, to keep up with TMD policy, which is to work with and promote new talent and young talent. Next Generation riddim feature 7 track which are fresh, easy to listen and relaxing, artist such as Dolamite (UK) with his track EntitledRead More

Posted On October 19, 2011By altonIn News

I Wayne Leaks Two Tracks From New Album

Life Teachings out Next Week Oct 11 on VP I Wayne, one of the top conscious roots reggae artists of this generation, is back with Life Teachings, his long-overdue album on VP Records, due October 11. With simplicity and grace, I Wayne’s angelic-tinged vocals flutter effortlessly across these 14 tracks filled with hair-raising lyrics and uncompromising conviction. The intricately-crafted album features organic rhythms rife with rugged basslines and one-drop drumbeats, produced mostly by Patrick Z. Henry, who is responsible for 11 of the album’s songs and I-Wayne’s breakthrough hit “Can’tRead More

Posted On October 19, 2011By altonIn News

CTO SECRETARY GENERAL CALLS FOR EDUCATING

CTO SECRETARY GENERAL CALLS FOR EDUCATING THE PEOPLE OF THE AMERICAS ABOUT THE ROLE THEY PLAY IN TOURISM ~ Ignorance is as great a threat to this industry as any major peril, says Hugh Riley ~ EL SALVADOR, San Salvador (3 Oct, 2011) – The secretary general of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Hugh Riley has called on tourism interests in the Americas “to educate our populations to the true potentiala of this marvelously resilient, yet incredibly vulnerable industry”. In an address to the 19th Inter-American Travel Congress here, theRead More
Trinidad. October 3, 2011————-When was the last time you heard a soca artiste say his/her aim is to entice people all year round, no matter race or culture? It’s a big statement that’s receiving the backing of a group of producers out of the United States and before long, the artiste on the other end of those words will reveal himself via his music, to the people of T&T and the world. Ricardo Melville is best known by his sobriquet, Daddy Chinee. He’s a gifted cross-over artiste who was bornRead More

Posted On October 12, 2011By altonIn Music Reviews, News

Beenie Man is Coming to Toronto

Trononta Oct 2011; Beenie Man is coming to Toronto Friday November 4th at the Sound Academy. This is Beenie Man’s first appearance since his MAJOR HIT RUM and REDBULL. Beenie Man is the King of the Dancehall for over 2 decades. He has continued to remain youthful and current. Are you ready for HIGH ENERGY entertainment? Beenie Man comes to do several hits including: Rum and RedBull, Slam, Memories, King of the Danceahll, Old Dog, Romie, Girl Dem Sugar, Who Am I and so much more!!! Get your regular, orRead More

Posted On October 2, 2011By altonIn Music Reviews, News

Dominica's World Creole Music Festival

Dominica Oct 2011: Three Nites of Pulsating Rhythms October 28, 29, 20 2011 at the Dominica’s World Creole Music Festival. the impressive line up of artist are: Triple Kay, Jocelyne Labylle, GYPTIAN, Fanny J, Fay-Ann Lyons, Bunji Garlin, Jeff Joseph – Grammacks New Generation, Ali Campbell – The legendary voice of you UB40, Dobet Gnahoré, Joycelyne Beroard, Jean-Philippe Marthely, Third World, WCK, Swinging Starz, Midnight Groovers, Carimi, HARMONIK, Kolo Barst for more info visit www.wcmfdominica.comRead More