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Tag Archives: reggae

  1. Junior Gong, I-Octane exclusive to Cream of the Crop this holiday season

    With the abundance of parties, concerts and music events that the traditional ‘silly season’ always brings, it is inevitable that many major acts will be billed for at least two shows locally during this period. However, not so for mega dancehall artistes Damian ‘Junior Gong‘ Marley and I-Octane; the only show they will be doing […]

    December 26, 2014MusicNo comments
  2. BARBADIAN-FOUNDED FILM PRODUCTION COMPANY SET TO PREMIERE SHORT FILM PAPA MACHETE AT THE SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL NEXT JANUARY

    On January 23, 2015, the short film Papa Machete will make its U.S. premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, one of the most prominent film festivals in the world. Founded in 1985 by actor Robert Redford, Sundance has launched the careers of many of Hollywood’s most acclaimed independent directors such as […]

    December 10, 2014CinemaNo comments
  3. After 7 year hiatus, British reggae stars UB40 set to return for Coolah Jazz 2015

    Set just before Crop Over, right after Polo season and close behind Roberts Manufacturing – Coolah Jazz has a serious line-up of International and regional All Stars for the VIP concert aimed for 25 to 50 year olds… Fabian Knight recently made a pitch to potential sponsors at the Mount Gay Visitors Centre, he explained […]

    November 14, 2014Featured, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. Concert Highlights #1 – Honey Jam Barbados 2014

    Honey Jam was developed after creator Ebonnie Rowe oversaw a 3 hour radio programme on Canada‚Äôs largest Hip Hop radio show in 1994 to discuss how women were portrayed negatively in Hip Hop lyrics and videos. The musical movement, with its Canadian start, continues now in Barbados as a platform for young women to gain […]

    November 10, 2014Events, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. “Give Thanks for Life” – Sgt Remo Releases New Album

    Jah Yutes Entertainment (JYE) releases Sgt Remo‘s album Give Thanks for Life recorded at JYE studios. This album includes 13 brand new tracks featuring guest appearances by General Smiley, Mikey Wild, Don Goliath, and Jah Melik. The first Official Video from the album titled I’m Free was released on July 26. A second Official Video […]

    October 16, 2014Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. New reggae performer “Zagga” does collaboration with “She’s Royal” star, Tarrus Riley

    ‘Free up‘ is the title of the recent collaborative effort from Tarrus Riley and Chimney Records’ recording artiste Zagga. The song adds to the artistes’ already extensive catalogue of ‘feel good’ music and both musicians are very excited about the single and plans are already underway to have an accompanying music video done as soon […]

    October 2, 2014MusicNo comments
  7. Chimney Records’ recording artiste, Zagga: “My Destination,” Official Music Video

    Chimney Records’ recording artiste, Zagga, is pleased to announce the release of the official music video for ‘My Destination‘; a song on Chimney’s ‘Rising Sun Riddim‘. Since its release, the video has been featured on Television Jamaica’s ‘Smile Jamaica‘ and ‘Entertainment Report‘. Zagga is very proud of this video and states that the feedback has […]

    September 28, 2014Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. ETANA RELEASES FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM “I RISE” – AVAILABLE OCTOBER 28th ON VP RECORDS

    Etana is happy to announce the release of her brand new album I Rise, available Oct 28, 2014 on VP Records. The beautifully-orchestrated set is helmed by the legendary Jamaican multi-instrumentalist and producer Clive Hunt, whose credits include Byron Lee & The Dragonaires, Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder, Peter Tosh, Rolling Stones, The Wailers, Grace Jones, […]

    September 5, 2014MusicNo comments
  9. Exclusive Live Performance from LENN Hammond at Belleeny’s – August 31st

    Multiple award winning crooner LENN Hammond is in Canada for an intimate performance at Belleeny’s Martini Lounge and Restaurant on Sunday August 31st following his recent live performances in Manitoba, including Winnipeg’s CTV Morning Live. Fans and foodies alike can make dinner reservations to savour unique flavours and stay to enjoy a lively performance. Belleeny’s […]

    August 24, 2014Music, TravelNo comments
  10. BERES HAMMOND BLAZING SUCCESSFUL NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

    Jamaica’s most prolific crooner Beres Hammond is currently embarking on his 2014 North American tour throughout August. The Grammy-nominated reggae icon is headlining prestigious venues for select dates in the United States and Canada. Known to many as the “Otis Redding of Reggae,” Beres Hammond has been producing and pouring out his smoky-sweet vocals over […]

    August 21, 2014MusicNo comments
  11. Gap Theatre’s ‘Down in the Arte Farte Gully…’ – Crop Over Meets “The Expendables;” Is it time to revive Mr Harding?

    The Gap Theatre wins again, this time not with an anthology of excerpts but original material based on combining discarded traditions of Barbados, ancient¬†African cultural themes and how modernisation can hurt the natural environment. ‘Down in the Arte Farte Gully‘ at the Reggae Lounge was a bold undertaking which played on the Reggae Lounge’s huge […]

    August 20, 2014CultureNo comments
  12. BARBADOS FEATURED IN REGGAE VIDEO: LUTAN FYAH & BAJAN STAR LADY VIRTUE MAKE A HOME IN NEW SONG

    Barbadian Reggae singer Lady Virtue and Jamaican Reggae Star Lutan Fyah have joined forces for their new song A House is Not a Home. The Barbadian native says her journey through reggae is an uplifting experience: “The chemistry with Lutan Fyah was wonderful, we make good music. This song has a message as many people […]

    August 4, 2014Events, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  13. TANYA CARTER WANTS A ‘BULLIE’ – The song, is also accompanied by a HOT video that was released recently…

    Belizean reggae Star Tanya Carter is back and this time she wants a ‘Bullie‘. The artiste, who has had credible success since the release of her Ex Boyfriend single last year and then followed with Mr. DJ Boy and Crazy, is growing in her music and now is a recognised name in Caribbean Reggae. The […]

    July 22, 2014MusicNo comments
  14. SOJA Premieres “Your Song” Feat. Damian Jr. Gong Marley

    Washington DC-natives SOJA have premiered “Your Song” featuring Damian Jr. Gong Marley on Complex. The song is off the band’s second album for ATO Records, Amid The Noise And Haste (out August 12th 2014). You can pre-order the record now via the band’s website as well as iTunes and receive a free download of “Your […]

    June 25, 2014Music, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. Sounds from Worthing: What’s new at Chopping Board Kitchen? Only biting is their Burgers, LOL!

    Mojo’s themed nights are having a facelift, so look out for new flyers on Facebook in the coming weeks with lots of new competitions and giveaways in store. The Chopping Board Kitchen also thought they would get their patrons involved in some top Earth tips, so here are a few from some of their customers… […]

    June 25, 2014Agriculture, FootballNo comments
  16. Trinidadian Soca performer Champeon releases reggae tune – “Woman’s Anthem”

    Ronnel Ramirez known to Soca music fans by his sobriquet Champeon, has recently stepped out of his comfort zone and released a new Reggae track entitled “Woman’s Anthem“. The South Carolina based entertainer created this new Reggae offering with the objective of affirming all of society’s women of substance along with all their wonderful contributions. […]

    May 29, 2014Music, PoliticalNo comments
  17. NexCyx Releases New Summer Single to Coincide with Biggest Concert to Date

    Popular Barbadian band, NexCyx has planned a double hit for fans to start the summer – the release of a new single, “In Da Club” and the staging of NeXperience, a mega music jam on Saturday, May 31st at the De Bond, Kensington Oval. What is the genesis of NeXperience? “We wanted to put on […]

    May 14, 2014MusicNo comments
  18. GRACE JAMAICAN JERK FESTIVAL RETURNS TO NYC ON SUN. 20th JULY AT ROY WILKINS PARK IN QUEENS

    As New Yorkers gear up for this year’s summer activities, the city’s 4th annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, scheduled for Roy Wilkins Park in Queens on Sun. July 20, rides high on the list of must attend events. Centered around the world-famous Jamaican jerk cuisine, the festival combines culinary competitions, cultural and musical performances as […]

    May 3, 2014Agriculture, Music, TravelNo comments
  19. Reggae Performer I-Octane Launches “My Journey” in NYC with Sold Out SOBs Show

    “My name is I-Octane and who nuh know mi, know mi now.” proclaimed I-Octane. It was a celebration at SOBs in New York City this past Wednesday as a capacity crowd came to see I-Octane launch his “My Journey” album with his newly formed Conquer the Globe band (Emperor’s Choice). In attendance were many diehard […]

    April 17, 2014Events, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. Mr. VEGAS RELEASES VIDEO FOR “OUT A ROAD” MEDLEY

    Mr. Vegas, Wickerman, Mr. Lex, QQ and Famous face have all teamed up to release the medley video for the Out A Road Riddim on which they appear. Featuring some of the most relevant names in Dancehall Music today, the Out A Road Riddim medley video is a visually pleasing composition. Mr. Vegas is followed […]

    March 9, 2014Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. Sean Paul and Gyptian mobilize fan base through BBM Channels

    Since the introduction of BBM Channels end of last year, more and more popular singers and brands mobilize their fans using this rich communications channel. Grammy award winner Sean Paul (best Reggae album 2004) and Billboard buster Gyptian (“Hold You” reached Gold status in 2010) from Jamaica already have gathered more than 65.000 direct contacts […]

    February 23, 2014Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  22. I-OCTANE REVEALS TRACK LIST & LAUNCH FOR NEW ALBUM; “MY JOURNEY”

    Jamaican reggae star I-Octane reveals the track list and launch details for his highly-anticipated upcoming album My Journey, available worldwide in stores and online on March 4, 2014 from DJ Frass/Tad’s Record. Born Byiome Muir in Clarendon, Jamaica, I-Octane has been carving his niche in the reggae realm since hitting the scene over 5 years […]

    February 16, 2014MusicNo comments
  23. STEPHEN MARLEY LEAKS NEW SINGLE (ROLLING STONE PREMIERE) Fea. BLACK THOUGHT

    Stephen “Ragga” Marley unveils his brand new track “Thorn Or A Rose” featuring Black Thought, giving fans a sneak peek of what is to come on his 2014 summer album ‘Revelation Part 2: The Fruit of Life.’ The eight-time Grammy-winning artist and son of Bob Marley will also tour all major markets in the U.S. […]

    February 15, 2014Events, MusicNo comments
  24. BEST PROGRAMMING ON HBO AND MAX IN 2014

    HBO Latin America announced its programming for 2014, which includes big screen hits, award-winning original TV series and other highly acclaimed productions. Headlining HBO’s stellar programming this year are blockbuster titles such as Grown Ups 2, Iron Man 3 and Monsters University, as well as new seasons of HBO original productions like Game of Thrones […]

    February 12, 2014Books, CinemaNo comments
  25. Gallery of Caribbean Art cordially invites Barbadians to “Grafted Narratives” by the dynamic mother & son duo, Susan and Asher Mains

    The Gallery of Caribbean Art cordially invites you to the opening of new art works, ‘Grafted Narratives‘ by the dynamic mother and son duo, Susan and Asher Mains.

    February 9, 2014Galleries, Photo GalleryNo comments