PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Trinbago Unified Calypsonians’ Organization (TUCO) confirmed that veteran calypsonian, Winston “Explainer” Henry died on Friday. The cause of death was not disclosed.
New York, New York - Global Dancehall superstar Kranium is back with his latest single “Without You (Feat. Queen Naija)” available now for streaming. The single is the perfect blend of Dancehall, Afrobeats, and R&B with the smooth vocals provided by Queen Naija. “Without You (Feat. Queen Naija)” is produced by iO (UK producer and Afro Soul composer behind songs from Burna Boy's Africa Giant album, J Hus' chart-topping album "Big Conspiracy", and more). The single also serves as the follow up to this year’s earlier release of single “Wi Deh Yah” available for streaming via YouTube now.
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.
New York, New York - The Bebble Rock virtuoso Kabaka Pyramid released his sophomore album titled, ‘The Kalling’ on Friday September 30. This fifteen-track masterpiece produced by Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley, features some of the reggae icons most frequent collaborators like Damian Marley, Protoje, Black Am I, Jesse Royal, as well as some new ones like Buju Banton and Stephen Marley. This second installment in Kabaka’s album discography is a symphony of excellent songs; the clearest most accurate musical statement about evolution of his song craft. An album worthy of all play, no skips.
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.
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)."
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.