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Dancehall star Stein drops his new dancehall hit “Bugatti,” available worldwide from all major digital retailers on September 18, 2015, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. The track is available in clean and explicit versions, along with its instrumental version. This new dancehall anthem is produced by Studio 91 for Stein’s own imprint New Planet Records. Pounding the pavement in Jamaica for years, Stein is currently on an extended tour in Europe and looks forward to bringing his brand of music to wherever it is in demand. This workRead More
JAMAICA NOW PART OF GROOVIN’ IDOLS WITH RJR 94 FM New York: The hypnotically popular Groovin’ Idols contest that allows extraordinarily talented rising stars to perform on the opening segment of premier New York City summer concert, Groovin’ In The Park has now moved to Jamaica, the home of Reggae music. Starting immediately, singers, DJs and other performing talent who are based in Jamaica can now participate in RJR’s Supreme Karaoke Singoff to win an all-expense paid trip to New York City to perform on Groovin’ In The Park, alongsideRead More
Jamaica Award-Winning Jazz Great Monty Alexander & The Harlem Kingston Express For Jazz Standard Jamaican-born jazz great Monty Alexander Fresh from a stellar appearance in Munich, Germany, Jamaican-born jazz maestro and Commander in the Order of Distinction, Monty Alexander, along with his Grammy-nominated Harlem Kingston Express band, will play New York City’s prestigious Jazz Standard later this month. Alexander and his world class band will play the world class venue, which showcases only the best artists of today and the brightest of tomorrow, from March 26-29 at 7:30 and 10Read More
JAMAICA’S RISING SONGSTRESS IKAYA RELEASES VIDEO FOR HIT SINGLE “UGLY GIRL” Reggaeville Premieres the Visual Jamaica’s rising star Ikaya drops her new video for “Ugly Girl,” the hit single which has been making waves in her native country (currently in the Top 5 of Richie B’s local reggae singles chart) and the international reggae scene. Directed by Scorpio 21 and shot in Kingston, the playful video reenacts her man caught in the act with another woman. WATCH Ikaya’s “Ugly Girl” now: Born February 5, 1986 in Kingston, Ikaya started singingRead More
1199SEIU PRESIDENT GEORGE GRESHAM TO RECEIVE AFUWI SPECIAL AWARD 18th Annual Awards Gala To Be Held on January 28, 2015 at The Pierre NEW YORK, NY – George Gresham, President of New York City’s largest labor union, 1199SEIU, is being honored with the 2015 American Foundation for The University of the West Indies (AFUWI) Special Award. The union stalwart, who rose through the ranks to the helm of one of the most powerful trade unions, will be presented with the prestigious award at the glitzy Annual Legacy Awards Gala onRead More
AFTER 15-YEAR HIATUS MYSTIC REVEALERS REUNITE TO RELEASE CRUCIAL CUTS ALBUM ON JAN 13 & NEW SINGLE “HERB MUST LEGALIZE NOW” FEATURING CHRONIXX ON FEB 3 THROUGH VP RECORDS’ NEWLY-CEMENTED DUB ROCKERS IMPRINT 2015 Tour Dates To Be Announced The Band’s Jamaica Headquarters Jamnesia Sparks Latest Reggae Revival In a World Where Surfing, Skating and Roots Music Collide Head east out of Kingston, Jamaica, past the city’s industrial waterfront and Norman Manley International Airport, and you’ll come upon the community of Eight Miles Bull Bay. There, along the beach, you’llRead More
Get ready to ‘drink in’ the performance from Champaign at Euphoria 2014 For the First time in Jamaica, the group Champaign hits the stage to perform in Kingston at the Euphoria Charity Concert on December 14. The first staging of what will be an annual Charity event, is set to take place at the Lime Golf Academy in New Kingston. The Concert is already shaping up to a trendsetting event with more than able performers and an enormous cause to boot; All proceeds go towards purchasing food for the overRead More
NOISEY PRESENTS DOCUMENTARY SERIES NOISEY JAMAICA 2 In the six-part Noisey series, brought to you by The House of Marley, host Walshy Fire (Major Lazer) explores first-hand Jamaica’s present day musical scene, one of the most dynamic chapters in the island’s rich legacy since the advent of reggae NEW YORK, NY (September 18, 2014) – Noisey, VICE’s music channel, is proud to present a documentary series titled Noisey Jamaica 2. In the six-part series, brought to you by The House of Marley, host Walshy Fire of Major Lazer explores firsthandRead More
Jamaica’s Virtuoso Monty Alexander Is The ‘Star’ In Jazz Around the West Indies Jamaica’s virtuoso, Monty Alexander, is set for a historic show at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola in NYC from Sept. 17-21, 2014. NEW YORK, NY: From Grammy nominee to Commander in the Order of Distinction and Caribbean American Heritage Luminary, Jamaica’s virtuoso, Monty Alexander, has achieved them all in his more than five decade career. This September, Alexander will add another stripe to his lengthy portfolio as he ‘stars’ in “Jazz around the West Indies” at the Dizzy’sRead More
Beenie Man teams up with former music director WormBass After working as Beenie Man’s music director for many years and doing countless other projects with and for all the top artists within the Reggae Dancehall industry, WormBass (formerly known as Worm) is now working on his first solo project. Having earned his place in Jamaica’s music history, WormBass feels that at this point in his career, it’s time to change the plan. “I have things I want to say, things I want people to know that the bass just couldn’tRead More