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Tropicalfete, Inc. is formally inviting participants to register for our Saturday programs. Our programs are being held at P.S 135 and P.S 41 from 9 am to 12 pm. Please register using the following link. For additional information: Tel: 1 (646) 504-3383 Email: Facebook: Tropicalfete Instagram: Tropicalfete Website: P.S 135: Steel Pan: Feel and Enjoy the Rhythm of the steel pans is a project whereby talented and accomplished musicians nurture aspiring musicians by teaching them steel pan instruments as well as providing these fledging musicians with aRead More
Tropicalfete, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides cultural enrichment programs to both seniors and youth within the community. Our main goal is to use culture as a tool for social transformation. Culture is what connects all ethnicities and nationalities together through the arts of music, dance, and arts and crafts, which we have been working on preserving for years. In addition, Tropicalfete, Inc. has made a commitment to tackle important economic concerns like inequity for women, domestic violence, teenage pregnancies, and drug misuse. We design our programs to makeRead More
Tony Prescott’s “Oil Drum”, the second single off the 2018 “Soca Gold” compilation album now has a visual to match the feel good, high energy song. The video has premiered via Karibbean Kollective, just in time for Crop Over, currently being held in Barbados until August 8th. Directed and produced by Marvin Lewis of Kingdom House Concepts, the colorful and vibrant video showcases Tony in various parts of his island of Trinidad showcasing the pride of his people. The song is named after the cylinder containers used to transport oilRead More
The video for “I’ve Been There” by legendary producer Bobby Digital’s son, Giark has premiered today. The song is available on VP Records’ distribution arm VPAL. The passionate vocals, powerful message and stunning visuals make this a solid introduction to what is to come from the budding reggae artist. Directed by Fernando F. Hevia, the video showcases Giark being in different places from the woods, the streets, the beach and in a dark room. The visuals interpret the mind state of being somewhere in theory by showing the artist inRead More

Posted On July 2, 2018By Ann JIn Caribbean Cultural News, Videos


JULY 1- INTERNATIONAL REGGAE DAY ROMAIN VIRGO ROCKS GROOVIN IN THE PARK Romain Virgo recently performed at Groovin in the Park 2018 held last Sunday June 24, 2018 at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY. This was his first time performing at the popular Caribbean and R&B Music Festival.Read More
With over 13 million streams last year, over 156 million YouTube views and currently 1.5 million + monthly Spotify followers, Protoje is at the forefront of an exciting resurgence of conscious Jamaican music and taking his sound worldwide. “Bout Noon” is the latest video from his anticipated album A Matter Of Time, out June 29, 2018. Protoje says of the video, “The song speaks for itself and the message and mood is pretty straightforward. It speaks of sacrifice, time-apart from loved ones, and wanting to re-connect and spend time. With the video, we wanted to draw comparison toRead More
2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the iconic compilation series Reggae Gold. Now available for pre-ordersand out July 27th everywhere, this milestone will be celebrated with a throwback mixtape by the legendary RoryStoneLove, featuring classic reggae jams from the likes of Maxi Priest, Capleton, Buju Banton, Beres Hammond and more from Reggae Gold albums in the 90’s. 1993 marked the first year in the series and it has since solidified its place of importance in the culture, being the premier compilation album for the latest and best in reggae and dancehall each year. Reggae Gold 2018’sRead More
VP Records is proud to announce the signing of London based artist and producer Culan. Culan came to the attention of VP Records A&R Richard “Shams” Browne in the process of compiling the VP Records compilation Strictly The Best Vol. 57 with the song “Easy To Love You”, which had already scored 1 million streams on Spotify, but was not known in reggae dancehall circles. Beside this, Culan’s revision of the Ed Sheeran hit “Shape of You” had garnered over 7 million views on Facebook and great numbers on YouTube in just a fewRead More
Grammy nominated Jah Cure has released his new single “Risk it All” featuring Phyllisia Ross. The single is the first from his upcoming album with VP Records and included in this year’s 25th Anniversary of Reggae Gold. Produced by Jah Cure For Iyah Cure Production, the rhythmic love song showcases the reggae crooners raw, effortless and poetic vocals. Featuring Haitian American singer Phyllisia Ross, the duo have a history of collaborations with previous hit singles “Call on Me” and “Unconditional Love”. Her voice lends to “Risk it All” perfectly as they sing aRead More
Fresh from his musical exploits in Toronto, Canada earlier this month, Dancehall artiste Govana is once again scheduled to depart the island later this week for a stint in the Lesser Antilles. Billed as headliner, the ‘Bake Bean’ hitmaker will invade the Spotlight Stadium in Georgetown, St Vincent for a concert on Saturday, May 26 alongside a cadre of local talent. Though not unfamiliar with the Caribbean archipelago, this will mark his inaugural visit to the island, an endeavour he anticipates. “This will be my first time performing in St.Read More