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Toronto pays tribute to the Reggae Pioneers who helped make Reggae a mainstay in the city by unveiling street signs, mural and heritage plaque – naming Toronto’s first ever Reggae Lane in Toronto! The unveiling officially took place on September 19th, 2015 at Eglinton Avenue West and Oakwood, and is being hosted by Councillor Josh Colle. This event was a continuation of the induction of Reggae greats in to the Toronto Reggae Hall of Fame. Held on August 27th, 2015 at the CNE (Canadian National Exhibition) Bandshell Park, inductees LeroyRead More
The region’s tourism development agency has announced an expanded programme for Caribbean Week Canada which runs from 15 to 19 November 2015. For the first time ever the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), its member countries and partners will take the Caribbean message to travel agents in new markets in Ontario by visiting Burlington and London. Another first will be a church service to launch the week. Also of interest this year is an industry luncheon where attendees will network with industry executives. Principal Research Associate of the Conference Board ofRead More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. ———-Passion in heart, Trinidad and Tobago rapper, Chromatics is preparing for his post video release promotion in Toronto, Canada. Just about two weeks ago, the entertainer who has defied the odds and made a name for himself locally and throughout the Caribbean, delivered the much-anticipated video for his single, ‘Never Satisfied.’ It’s been making the rounds but above everything, Chromatics says his hope is that people will understand the song’s message. Determined to end 2014 with powerful messages through his music, Chromatics says this particular song and theRead More
Toronto, Canada – To say that 2013 has been a whirlwind for Reggae and Dancehall group Don Dem would be an understatement. The multi talented group of the 5 members group of Durri “The Scientist” Brown, Kez Ferguson, Kirk “Diamond” Douglas, Chaunard “Bob da Builda” Brown and Olaf “HD” released their debut video “Blind To Them” to rave reviews and garnered over 40 thousand views, had the honor of being being featured on MTV.com, released a mixtape, debuted their web reality series “Life Of A Don”, released their hit singleRead More
New York, New York (September 11, 2013). Wayne Wonder is pleased with the great response from his fans on his new singles off his current album ‘My Way’, released late last year. ‘My Way’ is currently picking up momentum as a result of his recent appearance on B.E.T 106 & Park and radio play in Europe. “It was a good feeling to see the fans not only singing along with me to my hits, but also rocking with me as I sung ‘Caught Up’ and ‘Crush on You'” states WayneRead More
Reggae artiste Steele is a man on a mission. Unlike some others artists who have thrown in the towel where Canada is concerned as a viable reggae market Steel remains steadfast in his belief that Canada is a viable market for its local artist. The man referred to as the Canadian Reggae Sensation says he’s proof that this is possible. “First you must define what success means to you as an artist and furthermore as an individual,” says Steele. “I’ve always pride myself on being a leader, if it meansRead More
KINGSTON, JAMAICA | APRIL 22, 2013 | Demarco’s recent musical exploits in Europe is already bearing fruit after the entertainer’s 2009 release ‘Standing Soldier’ has made a comeback, debuting at No.9 in March this year on the Austrian iTunes Reggae Chart despite being released on the continent almost four years earlier. In 2011 the song also topped the Reggae Chart in Norway and peaked at No.29 in Canada respectively. In a release to the media Demarco says he is very pleased but not surprised by the renewed attention the songRead More

Posted On January 28, 2013By altonIn News

Tommy Lee Canadian Tour Postponed to February, 2013

The Tommy Lee tour, scheduled to run from Wednesday January 23rd to Monday January 28th has been postponed due to illness of the artist, and by doctors orders. Tommy Lee’s Manager, Heavy D, issued a statement to Jamaican media to let fans know the artist is unable to travel at this time. Though fans in Canada are disappointed to hear their Dancehall Superstar won’t be able to perform as advertised, they look forward to the shows rescheduled for February. Niyah of MYC Entertainment has confirmed that the venue for theRead More
Don Dem is a Reggae/ Dancehall Group based in Toronto Canada. The dynamic group consists of 5 members which include Durri “the Scientist” Brown, Kez Ferguson, Kirk “Diamond” Douglas, Chaunard “Bob da Builda” Brown and Olaf “HD” Smith. Bonded by their Jamaican heritage, they have put their eclectic mix of talents together, to help strengthen each other and the industry in which they serve not just locally in Jamaica but internationally as well. Starting out as Dancers in 2008, the group was loved for their energy, crazy dance moves andRead More