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Ready to draw in the Carnival season for the penultimate climax, Smash Productions releases his long anticipated 2014 project, the Bateria Riddim. Traversing deep into the rugged, historical, rich landscape of the favela Rocinha and transcending all rhythmical journeys ever made, this highly explosive riddim has managed to capture the true pulse of Rio de Janeiro, reverberating back to the streets of Port of Spain, with a resounding pitch. A project inspired by a trip to the favelas in 2012, curiously drawn to the musical ensemble making up the sambaRead More
January 2, 2014 – Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago… The Hayes Court Restoration Committee has taken up the mantle to preserve a monumental part of Trinidad and Tobago’s legacy with the launch of the Hayes Court Restoration Project. The committee, which was convened by the Anglican Bishop of Trinidad and Tobago, The Rt. Reverend Claude Berkley, to refurbish Hayes Court, will kick-start this initiative with a focus on fundraising to attract both public and private sector donors. A private cocktail reception will unveil the project and launch the HayesRead More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. While Tobago’s golden boy of Soca, Shurwayne Winchester may be doing what he can to expose new talent out of his homeland via the Tobago Next Star project, one of the island’s very ambitious vocalists hasn’t been waiting on that opportunity. For singer/songwriter, K Kay, there’s simply no time to wait to be discovered. He believes in making his own opportunities and that he certainly has. With a brand new musical release on the Smooth Sailing Riddim produced by producer and radio personality, Angel Journie, K Kay isRead More
During NYC’s 2013 CMJ Music Marathon, R&B newcomer BOY/FRIEND will make his debut performance at The FADER FORT by Converse tomorrow (Fri. Oct. 18). BOY/FRIEND will hit the stage at 6:45pm ET sharp inside Converse Rubber Tracks in Brooklyn. Visit The FADER for full line-up and more information. Following his debut album Leather Weather and Leather Weather Worldwide: The Remixes (both available for free via Soundcloud), BOY/FRIEND drops a video for his brand new dance-inspired track “Adam,” produced by his go-to music partner MNTN and nightlife’s world-famous Mel DeBarge. TheRead More
Last weekend the 10th edition of the Montreal International Reggae Festival (MIRF) attained new heights of popularity with a sold out crowd on Saturday night; and Friday and Sunday selling 97% of the total site capacity of 10,000 seats. The weather was extraordinary, as were the Friday night performances that included Morgan Heritage, making a remarkable return to the MIRF stage for the third time. They performed all their greatest hits as well as extracts from their new album, Here Come the Kings with a dynamic set, despite the absenceRead More