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Antiguan singing sensation Fucha Kid makes a splash with his new dancehall hit “Let Me Love You,” available worldwide from all major digital retailers on October 2, 2015, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. Karl “Fucha Kid” Edwards has been tearing up the airwaves with his infectious voice, smooth grooves and rhythmic expressions on life since 2006. Making music his first passion, it is easy to see why this chart-topper exploded on the airwaves, not just in Antigua but across the Caribbean and beyond. With this dancehall banger thatRead More
Trinidadian hit house PengCo Music keeps you up with its new dancehall tune “Nocturnal” from Orlando Octave, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on October 2, 2015, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. Producer Randal Alexander, who is at the helm of PengCo Music, arms Trinidadian dancehall maestro Orlando Octave with musical ammunition that births a groovy slow-jam for dancehall fans to slow wine to, on dance floors everywhere. The melodic dancehall track brings a nice alternative for Trinidadian music and Caribbean music fans, as the region gearsRead More
GBM Productions marches to its own beat with its new smash soca compilation Tin Pan Riddim, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on October 2, 2015, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. An acronym for Great Brooklyn Movements, GBM Productions is based in Brooklyn, New York and was founded in 2009 by producers Kenwyn “GB GodBless” Holder and Jason “GBMNutron” Carter, who earned their musical chops as deejays and have consistently crafted hits since its inception. Tin Pan Riddim boasts five tracks and features soca thrillers Shal MarshallRead More
What are the items stocked in your house before a natural disaster? Dry goods, water, an emergency first aid kit? It is imperative to store these basic necessities before such life threatening events. In a similar scenario, taking feters into consideration, and more specifically, males; how do you prepare for an important occasion of your life such as Carnival? An expert in Carnival survival, Nicholas FADDA FOX Sealy simplifies the basic rules of this season’s existence through the exuberant release of another hit single ‘VITAL SUPPLY’ The song ‘VITAL SUPPLY’Read More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad ———- A globally encompassing approach is being taken by not only Caribbean soca artistes, in a bid to get the music and the culture of carnival known and understood by foreigners. Even event organizers are taking a global approach to introducing the music and the carnival vibe to people across the world. This year, New York City will be struck by a different kind of energy. In fact, organizers of a tour that’s hitting carnival cities across the world, say this second leg of the event will leaveRead More
CaribbeanTales International Film Festival 2015 Celebrates 10 Years, with an Outstanding Program of Films and Shorts. At a recent media launch held at the Consulate General for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in Toronto on July 8th, CaribbeanTales unveiled its 2015 Program. The standing- room-only event featured many Toronto luminaries, and was MC’d by the Honourable Jean Augustine, PC, CM with speakers including T&T Consul General Dr. Vidya Gyan Tota-Maharaj, CaribbeanTales founder and Executive Director Frances-Anne Solomon, Programmer Christopher Pinheiro, Partnerships Coordinator Emmy Pantin, and Incubator Chair Dr. RitaRead More
CTWD Highlights the Healing Power of Film at 2015 Caribbean Studies Conference New Orleans, Louisiana – CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution (CTWD) presented an important panel discussion on the unique role of film and new digital technologies in healing the historical hurts created by our colonial past, that have fueled divisions between Africa and the Creole cultures of the Caribbean and the Americas. The presentation took place during the 40th Annual Conference of the Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) in New Orleans, Louisiana. Presenting on the panel were CTWD Chair, Dr. Keith Nurse;Read More
Caribbean People Organization, Inc. Presents Virginia Jerk Fest 2015 Launch Party Caribbean People Organization Hosts a Kick-Off Event Caribbean People Organization, Inc. (CPO) is thrilled to present Virginia’s first food and music jerk festival kick-off event, Jerk Fest 2015 Launch Party. Offering a diverse multi-cultural experience for all ages, the Jerk Fest 2015 will fuse jerk, a traditional Caribbean style of cooking, with music, arts, crafts live entertainment and much more. The CPO will promote the upcoming festival with a launch day party on Sunday, May 31st, 2015 at SpadesRead More
Award-winning Authors for Caribbean Month WORDFest Tracey Baptiste, Cheryl Boyce-Taylor; Marlon James Saturday, June 6, 2015 The Writers Are Coming! Bestselling novelist, Marlon James, celebrated poetess, Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, and award-winning children’s book author, Tracey Baptiste, headline this year’s WORD! – A Caribbean Book Fest. This annual coming together of authors, readers and literary curious returns on Saturday, June 6 to the Medgar Evers College campus in Brooklyn, NY – the world’s largest Caribbean meeting. This star-studded celebration of the frequently overlooked literary legacy of the Caribbean’s cultural milieu is beingRead More
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA LAUNCH CARIBBEAN WEEK WITH MUST ATTEND EVENT OF THE CITY Featured Official Signing Between Antigua and Barbuda and Sunwing Travel Group New York, NY. June 2, 2015 – The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority started Caribbean Tourism Week with a splash by hosting the must-attend event of the city, with over 180 attendees including influential, top-tier leading media, and travel trade and executives. The event was held to celebrate achievements of the past year of The Government of Antigua and Barbuda, including the appointment of Special EconomicRead More