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Apartment 19 music is set to release a unique project poised to dominate the holiday season. The ten year old imprint, responsible for a number of hit singles from dancehall duo RDX, has created its first ever Juggling riddim project; inspired by, and designed for the ladies and the men who love them. The Gyalla Park riddim, features an all-star lineup of artistes who rule the proverbial ‘Gyal Segment’; Spice, RDX, Razor B, QQ, Liquid, Mr. Vegas, Kalado, Macka Diamond and Raytid. The decision to produce this concept as aRead More
SINGER JUDY MOWATT INVITED TO PERFORM AT GROOVIN’ IN THE PARK FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR NY: Veteran reggae singer Judy Mowatt, who thrilled fans as part of the Marcia Griffiths & friends package at last summer’s Groovin’ In The Park concert in New York, has been invited to perform at the festival for the second consecutive year. Beres Hammond is the only artiste who has performed at the annual festival twice. “Based on Sister Judy’s outstanding performance last year when she was a guest of Marcia Griffiths and numerous fanRead More
WAYNE MARSHALL GOES HARDER ON NEW VIDEO FEATURING ACE HOOD, CHAM AND WAKA FLOCKA World Star Hip Hop Exclusively Premieres Visual Online with Nearly 2.5 Million Views BET 106 & Park TV Debut on Caribbean Takeover Episode Tru Colors Album Available Now Jamaican dancehall reggae star Wayne Marshall unleashes his new video for “Go Harder” featuring rapper Ace Hood, fellow dancehall artist Cham and hip hop vocalist Waka Flocka. Directed by Maybach Music’s Jon J and shot in Miami, FL, the visual includes the star-studded cast plus a cameo fromRead More
STEPHEN “RAGGA” MARLEY APPEARS ON BET 106 & PARK TODAY (AUG 5) TO PREMIERE HIS NEW VIDEO “ROCK STONE” FEAT. CAPLETON AND SIZZLA Single Available Now on iTunes U.S. Summer Sessions Tour with Slightly Stoopid Throughout August Admist his U.S. tour Summer Sessions with Slightly Stoopid, Stephen “Ragga” Marley stops by BET 106 & Park today to premiere his latest video for “Rock Stone” featuring Capleton and Sizzla on national television. The single is available today on iTunes and will be featured on his forthcoming album Revelation Part II: TheRead More
Co-presented by River to River and Isabel Soffer/Live Sounds From an accordion fronted Tex-Mex punk-band to socially conscious Haitian songs and from ambient folk and electronica to the New York debut of the king of Colombian vallenato and cumbia, this Caribbean and Latin America festival travels the crossroads, the blurs and the beats of traditional and contemporary sounds from around the world and around the corner. Fronteras series curator Isabel Soffer of Live Sounds, has been at the forefront of the global music scene in the US since its formativeRead More
New York: The months of planning, preparation and anticipation for the fourth installment of ‘Groovin’ In The Park’ – dubbed a day of reggae rhythm and blues unfolds at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York this Sunday, June 29 2014. The galaxy of superstars concert will feature heavyweight headliners Air Supply; Beres Hammond; Chronixx; L.U.S.T; Reggae Queen Marcia Griffiths & friends John Holt, Judy Mowatt, Bob Andy, Tony Gregory and recently added rising stars Tasha T, Ky-enie, Kamsha, Congo Brainz, and Faraji who will be given a valuable opportunityRead More
New York: Veteran singer Tony Gregory, who came to prominence with the 1982 international hit single ‘Gypsy Girl,’ has been added to the impressive lineup for the 2014 installment of Groovin’ In The Park on June 29th at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY. Gregory will perform with reggae Queen Marcia and friends – John Holt, Judy Mowatt & Bob Andy – as part of her up coming 50th anniversary celebration at Groovin’ In The Park. “We are absolutely thrilled and honored to have an international superstar like Tony GregoryRead More
NYC’s 4th annual Groovin’ In The Park concert will hit Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, NY on Sunday, June 29th, 2014. This year serves up an exciting dose of reggae, soul and pop-rock performances into one jam-packed day. Jamaica’s soulful hitmaker Beres Hammond and Australian pop-rock legends Air Supply will headline the show. Chronixx, one of Jamaica’s most-talked about rising roots stars, and his band Zinc Fence Redemption will make their NYC festival debut, and Marcia Griffiths celebrates her 50th year in reggae with a few of her friends (JohnRead More
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Marcia Griffiths kicked off her year-long golden anniversary celebration earlier this year on the opening night of Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, and is now booked for Groovin In The Park festival in New York City on June 29. “After weeks of negotiations, a deal was reached for the reggae queen to join Chronixx and other soon-to-be-announced acts at the festival …” a press release from The PR Agency said on Thursday. “We are truly honoured to have a reggae legend of the stature of Marcia GriffithsRead More
Established in 1993, Strictly The Best is the first annual reggae compilation in the business. This year’s installment Vol. 48 & Vol. 49, which features an explosive collection of trendsetting hits on two separate discs, is available this week (Dec. 17) and marks the series’ 20th anniversary. Year after year, the Strictly The Best series unveils a comprehensive collection of the genre’s most popular tunes and breaking hits. The go-to compilation features reggae’s biggest stars and is also a platform for new talent to gain notoriety in the industry. ThisRead More