New York, New York – Excellent musical performances by both new and established artists were the highlight of the Second Annual Jamaican Music Experience and True Tribute Awards held recently in New York.
Miami, Florida - One month ahead of its release, top Dancehall artist Badda General has pulled back the curtain on the official cover art for his sophomore album "Oye Deh." Named after his infamous catch phrase, which can be heard on all of his songs, the forthcoming album is set to drop October 27 on his birthday. Already making a huge buzz on radio, mixes, playlists and in Dancehalls worldwide is the lead single, “Mr Tek it Back,” which takes petty to new heights.
WASHINGTON, DC - Rising to the top of an impressive set of creatives contributing to the Dancehall space is Shawn Ice! The St. Mary, Jamaica native, who never disappoints with his distinctive pitched voice, catchy word play and notable fashion style, has dropped a sizzler, destined to heat up the musical palates of music lovers way beyond summer. "The uber talent's new single and video "The Flexx" are fans' cure for quality Dancehall cravings.
NEW YORK, New York – The West Indian American Day Carnival Association (WIADCA), organizer of Brooklyn’s Caribbean Carnival in New York, has selected United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett among four Grand Marshals for the historic, massive West Indian Day Carnival Parade on Labor Day, Monday, on Brooklyn’s sprawling Eastern Parkway.
On September 5th, 2022, Jermaine Magras (Jay Upscale), a St. Lucian, made global history at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, by producing the first ever Caribbean artist headlining a concert at the venue in its ten-year history. Machel Montano, the iconic “King of Soca” dazzled his tens of thousands of fans at a completely sold-out show in celebration of his 40th year in music.
New York, New York – A star studded lineup of renowned names spanning the music, broadcasting and entertainment industries will take to the stage for the Second Annual Jamaican Music Industry and True Tribute Awards to be held on Saturday September 10 at the Adelphi Performing Arts Center in Garden City, New York.
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad - There has never been a better time to prove that Trinbagonians are a patriotic people. Now sixty years an independent nation, two of T&T’s immensely talented countrymen are unleashing a ‘bacchanal’ anthem that couldn’t get sweeter or more satisfying even if they tried. King David Rudder and Shurwayne Winchester are steadfast this September, ushering in the season of revelry with ‘Bacchanal Come.’
Celebrating 38 years, Miami Carnival has brought the unique Caribbean festive experience to the roads of Miami and Broward to throngs of people craving a taste of the region. This year promises to surpass all others as the Miami Broward One Carnival Host Committee brings back the experience to carnival-starved patrons and revelers.
Atlanta, Georgia - Warrrrr is in the air!!!! Sound clash fans are set to descend upon Atlanta in droves for the inaugural "New World Order" sound clash on Saturday, September 17. The premiere battle, which is produced by Mello Promotions/Fam1st Entertainment, in conjunction with Fresh Station, features the legendary King Addies vs Innocent Sound.
Climate action is a 'now or never' situation, warns the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is the UN body for assessing the science related to climate change), and as Barack Obama, Former US President stated, “We are the first generation to feel the effect of climate change and the last generation who can do something about it.”
New York, New York - With a global presence and more than three decades of activity in an often temper mental industry, Edley Shine continues to deliver impactful music! This time around, the distinctive voiced entertainer and songwriter globe trotted to Colombia to shoot the colorful video for his buzzy "My Lady (Music)."
After releasing his modern electronic version of the reggae classic "The Tide Is High" earlier this summer, two-time Grammy-nominated artist Julian Marley now drops The Tide Is High - The Remixes EP, available today on all DSPs and streaming services. Produced by Monom Records label chief Alexx Antaeus, the 4-track remix EP includes a Deep House Remix, a Deep House Dub, the original mix, and a Chill House remix by Burundi-based producer/remixer Takinio Soul.