Regal and radiant, Jah9 delves into an introspective sonic journey that enlightens its listeners along the way on her third studio album Note To Self, due March 13, 2020 on VP Records. As one of the leading forces in contemporary Jamaican music, the multi-talented artist and yogi blends her signature “jazz on dub” with reggae, soul and afrobeat funk into a rich warm concoction that celebrates self-care and love through Jah9's lens of clarity and strength.
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) will jump-start the 2020 National Festival of the Performing Arts with a series of extensive and insightful workshops across the island slated for November and December 2019. The workshops aim to promote awareness of the competition, offer guidance with the application process and educate prospective participants about the various stages of the competition, from auditions to national finals.
NY: He goes by the name Kevin Crown, aka the 'Natural Born Club Killa,' a world-renowned DJ, trendsetter and trailblazer who dares to be different. In 2014, he was crowned 'DJ of the year' in New York at the 8th Annual Young Gifted & Black Entrepreneurial Awards which solidified his position as 'best in class' in New York.
“It was after an experience on an Indie film that I got the opportunity to go from the beginning right up to the end — the premiere and screening — and it really planted the seed for me. I said, wow this is it, I can actually do it. That became the catalyst for the journey that I’m on now”, said actor Romaine Waite.
One of Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise’s most-anticipated climatic events, the annual Sound Clash At Sea, announces its sound system challengers for 2019. For those travelers lucky enough to land a coveted spot on this year’s cruise, what Billboard hails as “the genre’s premiere event,” will be able witness four premier selectors/sound systems go head-to-head, tune-for-tune for the ultimate win on Thursday (Dec. 12) immediately following the artist’s performances.
Crystal Fox is no stranger to fans of Tyler Perry’s “The Have and the Have Nots.” Since the show premiered in 2013, it has remained one of the Oprah Winfrey Network’s most popular series and Fox’s character, Hanna Young, the prayer warrior mother of Candace (Tika Sumpter) and Benny (Tyler Lepley), is one of the show’s most popular and recognizable characters. So much so that Fox shared, during an exclusive phone interview with Urban News Service, that “people who meet me on the street love Hanna so much that [they] ask me to pray for them.”
Over 30 years after the Montgomery Bus Boycott launched, civil rights activist and death row attorney Bryan Stevenson came to Alabama’s capital city to spark a new, quieter movement against the death penalty. That was in 1989. Working through his Equal Justice Initiative, which now includes a team of 40 attorneys, Stevenson has since overturned over 135 death sentence convictions in Alabama.
New York: Several entertainers have added their endorsement to the Caribbean Day of Giving Mediathon taking place on Saturday, October 26. Among the growing list of artists are gospel reggae singer Lieutenant Stitchie, Bahamian Quadruplets FOUREVER1, dancehall and reggae singer Richie Stephens, international reggae artist King Tappa, Grammy nominated reggae ambassadors Third World and the Bahamian artist and music producer, Julien Believe.
She is one of the sexiest female vocalist in the reggae/dancehall arena in the all important New York market. Vocally, she is one of the baddest. Her name is PG Valentina and she is booked to perform at the upcoming Blue & Bougie party on Sunday, November 17 at Rye Golf Club, Whitby Castle in Rye, New York.