AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – The Netherlands Public Prosecution Service Tuesday confirmed that a judge has sentenced the Jamaican reggae singer, Jah Cure, to six years in prison after he was convicted on a charge of attempted manslaughter.
ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada – Grenada is gearing to host “the Caribbean’s biggest summer festival in August” even as Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has warned that he is worried about the attitude of young people and also urging that Grenadians continue to follow the policies in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Atlanta, GA – Hot on the heels of the recent Trinidad & Tobago ‘Taste of Carnival’, the Atlanta Caribbean Carnival Bandleaders Association (ACCBA) is preparing to serve a whole buffet of Caribbean culture this May in the center of Georgia’s energetic capital city with the 2022 edition of the beloved ‘Atlanta Caribbean Carnival’.
Minister of Culture, Hon. Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, speaking on the passing of Denroy Morgan, one of the artists that made reggae internationally famous, said: “It is sad to receive this news just as we have closed a successful Reggae Month. Denroy Morgan was unique. We will never see anyone like him again, whether in Reggae music or in Jamaican life, but I give thanks that his musical legacy will live on in his children. I send my condolences, love and respect to the Morgan Heritage family. To Denroy, my brother, sleep in Peace in Zion.”
NEW YORK, NY - The year was 1972 when Jamaica’s international musician, Monty Alexander, made his debut to rave reviews at the then 7-year-old Blues Alley jazz club in Washington, D.C. Next week, he returns for his 50th annual performance to mark his five-decade sojourn at the now famous club and a D.C. institution.
New York, NY - Govanna’s follows up his string of hit singles with a new song titled "I Am". This new track is a poignant message to downtrodden people in this dark time. Govanna is providing exactly what is needed with the looming crisis war, whilst we are in a global pandemic; words of inspiration and hope. The chorus of this new single is ripe with positive affirmations that tend to be harder to believe than we think. This new track by Govanna has turned these affirmations into a mantra, reinforcing them through repetition. Originally produced by Dunwell, who is known for a slew of hits in dancehall, "I Am" is also hopeful in it’s rhythm, drum patterns, and chord key arrangement.
New York, New York – Multi-Award-winning Dancehall star, Sean Paul, announce 2022 U.S. Scorcha tour dates that will include features from his 8th studio album set to release later in the year entitled “Scorcha”. Returning to the stage following two years since touring due to the pandemic, Paul is eager and excited to reconnect with his fans live and in person.