New York, New York (Destine PR)- Known for captivating music lovers with her infectious hooks and her ability to get fans moving while feeling empowered, Hoodcelebrityy is set to get fans dancing in parties again.
Kingston, Jamaica - Minister Marion Hall (formerly Lady Saw) is in a reflective mode with her newest single, “If I Was Famous.” The self-produced track, which dropped December 17, 2021 on Zojak World Wide, paints a stark contrast between her present life as an ordained minister and her past career as a Dancehall artiste.
JAMAICA - Spotify today announced that its self-serve ad channel, Spotify Ad Studio, is now live in Jamaica following its entry into the market in February earlier this year. As digital audio consumption continues to grow worldwide, including in Jamaica, Spotify is making it easier for advertisers to connect with the platform’s engaged global audience and understand the impact of their campaign.
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad (ET-CET-ERA The Company) - Some artist's must work hard to perfect it, while others possess the package and merely take their place among the greats. For US based, Trinidad and Tobago born artist, Rane Blackman, artistry comes naturally and skill has been honed consistently. Now on active duty with the US Navy, the Maloney raised entertainer is more driven than she’s ever been and as 2022 stands on the horizon, Rane releases ‘Dutty’, a soca track that she believes will be the career launcher she’s been anticipating.
New York, NY - Love and togetherness have been the theme at the heart of Lover’s Rock since the genre’s inception. International recording artist Tarrus Riley is set to release his single “Love Salute”. A contemporary take on Roots Reggae, with an infectious yet familiar baseline. Appealing to younger audiences and traditional Reggae fans, “Love Salute” is a heart-warming track with a powerful meaning.
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad (ET-CET-ERA The Company) - There was no major strategy in that which unfolds in the world of Soca on this day, Boxing Day. The only goal had been to help the people. Trinidad and Tobago, the home of the carnival festival the world anticipates annually, is under duress. Halted by a pandemic that has all but totally crippled the entertainment industry, Carnival 2022’s true status is still unknown, but in true Trinbagonian style, a major player in the world of Soca says the rebellion will not be stifled. ‘Look Trouble Again!’
Tarrytown, New York - Jamaican jazz veteran Monty Alexander, recognized as the fifth greatest jazz pianist ever in The Fifty Greatest Jazz Piano Players of All Time (Hal Leonard Publishing) was on Thanksgiving Friday bestowed with a US Proclamation from Westchester County (NY) Executive George Latimer. The presentation took place at the Westchester Music Experience (WME) concert at the Tarrytown Music Hall where Alexander was the headline performer. Mayor of Tarrytown, Thomas Butler Jr made the presentation.
New York, New York- Multi-award-winning and Billboard chart topping, international recording artist Sean Paul has been nominated Best Reggae Act for the 2021 MOBO Awards. On the heels of his recently released chart topping single “Dynamite” featuring Sia and his 7th studio album ‘Live N Livin’, Sean Paul continues to remain one of the most sought-after artists in music.
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad -Rhonda Knights is the undisputed female HipHop queen of Trinidad and Tobago and this incontestable fact facilitated her rise to acclaim in the 90’s in Trinidad and Tobago, but she’s far from done. As fierce as she’s ever been, Sistaron, as she’s popularly known, now delivers another hit single, this time with melody that’s intrinsically Soca.
Toronto, Canada - Casting is underway for In the Black and popular American actor Richard Gant has been attached to the project to play the role of Jamaican-born Harry Gairey. Produced by CaribbeanTales Media Group and directed by Caribbean-Canadian Frances-Anne Solomon, the feature film is an adaptation of entrepreneur and activist Jamaican-Canadian Denham Jolly’s memoir of the same name.