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December 3, 2014

Voice Contestant @AnitAntoinette Will Not be in Jamaica December 3rd, Gears Up for WildCard Round

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U.S.A, Jamaica (MPR Consulting) - It has been brought up to the attention of Anita Antoinette's team that the singer was named and advertised as a special guest performer alongside The Voice winner Tessanne Chin for the KSAC annual tree lighting ceremony and concert scheduled on Wednesday December 3rd in Kingston, Jamaica.

Representative for the artist stated that they were unaware of the source of this information, as it was never arranged, or confirmed by her management team. "Although Anita would love to be a part of this event, she will be in Los Angeles gearing up for the wild card round of The Voice. She wants to assure her fans that she will soon make it to her beloved island"

It has been an exhilarating whirlwind for Jamaican born Voice contestant Anita Antoinette. Gaining popularity for her distinctive sound, the songstress made it to the top 10 of the popular NBC reality show after a disappointing first attempt.

Last week after a very successful run she fell into the bottom 3 and was subsequently sent home. This soulful soul is set to return to LA for next weeks 'Wild Card' round in which she will again get a chance to wow 'The Voice' judges and audience. Host Carson Daly revealed that for the first time ever, each of the eliminated top twelve contestants will receive another opportunity to compete in the live finale.

Per Daly, every Top 12 contestant eliminated prior to the top three round will be invited back for a wildcard competition. The winner of that wildcard slot will get to compete alongside the top three in the annual "Voice" finale. The news simultaneously brings intrigue and the promise of a potential reprieve for anyone victimized by a shock elimination. We spoke with Anita about her return to the show and she said "I am excited to have another shot at showing the world who I am, to hear my voice. Win or lose I am forever grateful to have had this opportunity and look forward to what the future holds."

Watch Anita Antoinette in the 'Wildcard' round next week Monday and Tuesday on NBC 'The Voice'


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November 13, 2014

Exclusive: JayA ft Tiana - Dont Stop Official Video - @TianaMusic @JayA254 @ZjHeno


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Blak Diamon - Bang Bang Video - @iBlakDiamon @Anjublax @UIMrecords


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November 10, 2014

Exclusive: @Melloquence - Activated & In Full Effect Mixtape - A-Mar Sound - @FRASTWINZ


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November 7, 2014

Happy Hour Riddim Mix (Full Promo) - @chimneyrecords


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November 6, 2014

Wul Dem Again Riddim Mix - Yellow Moon Records - @DJSunshineja


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Legendary Dancehall acts to headline GT Taylor's Christmas Extravaganza = @gtdancehall

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With 14 successful consecutive stagings under its belt GT Taylor's Christmas Reggae Extravaganza has grown to become one of the most anticipated events on the local entertainment calendar.

Promoter of the event George 'GT' Taylor is confident that this year's staging will be a huge success.

"I'm sure that the show will be a great success this year. Despite the struggles over the years we’ve been able to create a brand that works. The people know they can always rely on Christmas Reggae Extravaganza for a great show every year. We have never let them down, so far we have delivered 14 successful stagings and number 15 will be just as awesome or even greater than the ones before," said the promoter.

This year's show will be headlined by Dancehall Legends Bounty Killer, Beenie Man, Ninja Man & Sizzla along with Dancehall heavy weights Busy Signal & Mr. Vegas.

"We've put together a wonderful lineup of artistes for this year's show. The show will be headlined by some of the biggest Dancehall acts on the planet. It will also feature a number of veteran Reggae and Dancehall acts, along with some of the new acts that are making an impact on the music scene right not. Not to be left out are the upcoming acts who will be the stars of tomorrow, as is customary we will be highlighting some of these acts too."

The lineup for GT Taylor's Christmas Reggae Extravaganza is rounded out by veterans acts such as Cocoa Tea, Peter Metro, Professor Nuts & George Nooks along with Khago, Bush Man, RDX, Hezron, Ikaya, Tiana, Hero, Teflon, Villa Dutch, Venjahnce, Ryme Minista, Masicka, Konfydence, Mr. Absolute, Richie Innocent, Tommy B, Jah Glory & Eclipse Twins.

The show will also feature a special tribute segment in memory of the late iconic Reggae singer John Holt.


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November 5, 2014

Hype TV launches US diginet, broadcasting in South Florida, expanding to New York shortly.

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Hype TV began transmission on November 1 to Broward, Dade and parts of Palm Beach County in South Florida on channel 11.3 digital broadcast TV.
Whether a viewer has cable or not, they will be able to watch Hype TV for free.
Viewers in Miami, Kendall, Miramar, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood, Lauderhill and parts of Palm Beach an antenna to watch Hype TV.

The South Florida region is home to one of the largest clusters of Caribbean people in the USA. These numbers continue to grow, along with a corresponding demand for TV programming that is pertinent to their culture.
Hype TV intends to connect the Caribbean community in the US to their roots by offering programming relevant to their interests and way of life.

Hype TV intends to be the television channel of choice wherever people of Caribbean descent are gathered across South Florida; homes, grocery stores, hairdressers, barbers, bars, restaurants etc.

The HYPE TV Video Production team will be a fixture at local community events and will be the production outfit of choice wherever there are Caribbean events. The focus will be on Sports, Entertainment, Lifestyle and Community Development.

Originating from Kingston Jamaica, Hype TV is fueled by the pulsating rhythms and vibrant traditions of the Caribbean and is programmed to entertain, inform and educate viewers who have cultural ties to, or simply desire to learn more about the region's rich heritage.

The number of people of Caribbean descent living in the U.S. continues to grow, along with a corresponding demand for programming pertinent to their culture. HYPE TV, with programming that has never been seen in the U.S, helps connect the Caribbean community in the U.S. to their roots by offering programming relevant to their way of life and interests."


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November 4, 2014

Charly Black - Jamaican Everyday Official Video - @Charlyblack876


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November 3, 2014

Magnum Sting Creates History, Again - Two Shows 1 Ticket - @ReggaeSting

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Last year MAGNUM STING made history when the show aired live on pay-per-view in multiple countries across the world and now the event's promoter, Supreme Promotions, is set to present another historic first. This year's staging will not only see the largest dancehall spectacle across the globe but also a full-blown reggae show. On December 26th Jamworld will host not one, but two major festivals: Reggae and Dancehall - featuring today's Giants of Reggae and the Reigning kings and queens of Dancehall, so patrons can look forward to enjoying two colossal shows with one ticket. Another exciting addition is the introduction of a brand new genre EDH (Electronic DanceHall), a fresh new wave of electronic music merged with pulsating dancehall beats, anticipated to be another exceptional treat for the audience at Magnum Sting come Boxing day.

"For the first time ever, we will have two major festivals on one night, this year will be electrifying! The number one dancehall show and the number one selling dancehall brand, Magnum, have reunited for this extraordinary staging. For the reggae show we will see the current major players in reggae. We have a reputation of always delivering the giants for a reasonable entrance fee that will not change for Magnum Sting 2014" Supreme Promotions head honcho Isaiah Laing revealed to THE WEEKEND STAR.

Magnum has been on board as a major sponsor of several of Sting's productions throughout the years. Their relationship dates back as far as 2002. This year the company is putting major focus on the event to achieve monumental success.
Magnum Sting's stage opens at 8PM with emerging artistes and the roots rocking reggae show runs from 10PM to 2AM, with the unquenchable "cyaan cool" Fireman Capleton who is bound to set Jamworld ablaze at midnight. At 2AM, the sweltering dancehall explosion begins with Magnum showcasing the Dance culture that is again making headlines. Magnum Sting climaxes at the traditional daybreak with the anticipated Clash.


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Exclusive: Timberlee - Shmurda (Freestyle) Official Video - @TimberleeHeaven


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@MariahCarey set to headline 2015 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival

By Marc Parc
Freelance Writer

@MarcParc1

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Grammy-winning singer and pop legend, Mariah Carey will perform for the first time on Jamaican soil as she has been announced as the headline act for the 2015 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, set for the final weekend of January in Trelawny.

Carey is of the best selling female acts and premier vocalists of all time, with five Grammys, 21 American Music Awards and over 200 million albums sold throughout her illustrious career. She also has 18 Billboard chart-topping singles to her credit, the most of any solo artist in history and was named Billboard's Artist of the Decade for her work in the 1990s, Some of her number one hits include Heartbreaker, Honey, I'll Be There, Don't Forget About Us and We Belong Together.

In a statement released Thursday, Carey expressed excitement about making her debut in Jamaica at the festival.

"I'm thrilled to be performing in Jamaica for the first time ever," she said. "I can't wait to connect with my Jamaican fans and I am really looking forward to spending some time pon de island as well."

Jazz and Blues festival producer, Walter Elmore was also thrilled with the development, saying in a statement, "Welcoming Mariah Carey to Jamaica's shores is truly exciting and we are extremely pleased to announce this iconic star as our headline act for 2015. Her agreeing to perform on our stage is a testament to the quality of our production. We are the only festival in the Western Hemisphere to present Mariah Carey since her last tour in 2006."


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@YoungLion21 presents EPISODE 118 of the "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show

THE WORLDS NO.1 WEEKLY DANCEHALL PODCAST SHOW!
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Young Lion presents EPISODE 118 of the weekly #DRB aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" Brand new Spice, Vybz Kartel, Deep Jahi, + more!
Nothing but da best Dancehall Vibes in da mix!
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October 29, 2014

Dancehall Superstar Mavado Video 'Paypa' Featured on Vibe.com - @Mavado_Gully

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New York, New York. Recently, dancehall superstar Mavado released his video for two single 'My Own & Paypah', which premiered on Worldstarhiphop.com in early October. Uploaded on October 10, 2014 Mavado's video has received over 4.9 million hits to date on the prominent urban website.

Days later the popular urban magazine/website Vibe.com also featured Mavado's double hitter video and is currently getting a lot of views. In the video you can see Mavado spitting his lyrics outside the mansion with some beautiful ladies and later counting his 'Paypah'.

The single 'My Own' is currently getting a lot of play in the dances and on urban stations as the lyrics are so clear and hard hitting for all demographics to respond and relate to. The rhythm, "Good Book", produced by ZJ Liquid, is currently one of the more popular rhythms in the dancehall today. For Mavado this single has received a lot of traction and is one that the fans are loving.

"I get feedback every other day about this tune, my fans tell me how the vibe and energy of the song is wicked on the riddim, so shooting the video was no question" says Mavado,


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@Tessanne Chin received IRAWMA Best Female Vocalist Award during World Polio Day

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Tessanne Chin who was voted Best Female Vocalist 2013/14 at the Martin's International 33rd Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA), held at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts in South Florida three weeks ago, was presented with her Award by producer Ephraim Martin in a moving surprise presentation, at the end of her performance for World International Polio Day, last Friday night in Chicago. Ephraim was accompanied at the event by his wife Illinois Appellate Court Justice Shelvin Hall.

The season five winner of NBC's The Voice was in Chicago at the invitation of the Evanston/Chicago Rotary Club for its End Polio Now campaign. Worldwide the cure for polio is doing very well and only one percent of the world’s population is affected by the disease. Performing also was Chicago Music Awards (CMA) winning band, Funkadesi who opened the stage show. Earlier on Friday evening Tessanne Chin did a worldwide live streaming broadcast to raise funds for World Polio Day which was viewed by some 300,000 people worldwide.

Tessanne Chin's sister Tami Chin was a 2007 nominee in the annual International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) when the ceremony was at the world famous Apollo Theatre in New York.

Mark your calendar for the 34th Sunday, October 4, 2015, in South Florida. Visit annual IRAWMA set for www.irawma.com or call 977/9-REGGAE for more information.

Photos by: Maria Ihekwaba and Christine Brown.


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October 27, 2014

Exclusive: Kiprich - Loyalty Official Video Premieres On VEVO - @Kipponubehavior


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Skin To Skin’s Artist @StyloG Takes Home A MOBO Award

Stylo_G_Mobo_award.jpgEngland’s Dancehall act, Stylo G, won the Best Reggae Act Award at the Music Of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards last night.

Earlier this year the Jamaica native joined fellow top Dancehall artists such as Jah Vinci, RDX and Tiana and released a single off Hitmaker Muzik's "Skin To Skin" Riddim. Stylo G's single "Come Inna Mi Room" rapidly became a fan favourite and continues to receive a great amount of radio rotation in Jamaica and the U.K.

Kedon "Hitmaker" Whyte, owner of the Hitmaker Muzik Label expresses his happiness for his fellow artist,

"This is a great look for the Dancehall fraternity and I would like to send out a big congrats on behalf of the label and the #HitGang family."

Hitmaker continues to push the singles off of the "Skin To Skin" riddim after spending the last 3 months in the U.S and Canada working on the releases promotional campaign. While away the multi-faceted artist/producer has also put together a music video for his own single off the riddim "Body Calling" which will be released mid-november on VEVO.

As for the near future, Hitmaker, has a few projects underway, just the other day we saw him on Instagram giving his fans a little teaser of upcoming riddim "Intercourse" featuring himself and Kalado.


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Shaggy Celebrates his Birthday While Making History - @DirealShaggy @DestineMedia

Shaggy_Birthday.jpgOn Monday October 20th the Marley JamRock Cruise set sail with a sold out cruise ship of over 2300 passengers as they sailed towards the birthplace of the legendary Robert Nesta Marley and Reggae music. With stellar performances on Day one by Black-Am-I, Julian Marley, Damian Junior Gong Marley and Stephen Marley, the ship was all set for the 5 day excursion.

On Tuesday Oct. 21st the crowd of over 1500 assembled on the deck of the Norweigian Pearl to see the performance of Wailing Souls,Tarrus Riley and Shaggy. It was evident the crowd was ready to party and have an 'Irie' time. As the crowd cheered for Tarrus Riley stellar performance, the lights began to dim as there was a brief band change. You saw the crowd scurry to the bars for their drinks and run to the lobby to gather their friends and let them know "Mr. Boombastic is about to hit the stage".

At 12:05am the lights began to flicker, green, yellow, blue and the crowd began to scream and cheer. From side stage you heard Grammy award winning artist, philanthropist and icon Shaggy in his signature deep gritty voice say "Dem a Go tyad fi see we face". Shaggy appeared on stage dressed in light blue jeans, white button up shirt and navy blue blazer as he walked across the stage and began to reel off hits like 'Bonafide', Boombastic' and 'Oh Carolina'. As usual his band did not miss a beat and the production was flawless.


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October 24, 2014

Jamaican @AnitAntoinette Picks @GwenStefani as Coach - Heads To Knock Out


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October 20, 2014

Exclusive: @ChudneyJ - Bounce Official Video Premiered On VEVO - @PRGirlAngel

Following up the cross over success of her hit single, "Yuh Nuh Ready" ft Mavado, Chudney J wows fans with the surprise video release of "Bounce". The self proclaimed "BOSS!", takes over the main screen, while leading her sexy video vixens, in a lyrically and visually stimulating joy ride!

Chudney J is scheduled to begin a Caribbean, and European tour at the end of the year. Stay in touch with her in social media @ChudneyJ

For bookings and press contact PRGirlAngel@gmail.com

Check out "Bounce" on the official Chudney J VEVO page now!


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October 18, 2014

@YoungLion21 presents EPISODE 116 of the weekly #DRB

#DRB 116
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Young Lion presents EPISODE 116 of the weekly #DRB aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" Brand new 7th Heaven Riddim with Alaine, Demarco, IOctane, Bugle + more! Nothing but da best Dancehall Vibes in da mix! Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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October 16, 2014

Leftiside Rebirth Mixtape Vol1 Mixed by DJ B.D.- @LeftSidedrEvil

THE BADDEST MIXTAPE IS HERE FROM LEFTSIDE_ REBIRTH VOL.1 MIXED BY DEEJAY B.D. https://soundcloud.com/leftsideja/leftside-the-rebirth-vol-1-mixed-by-dj-bd. DOWNLOAD NOW!!

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October 14, 2014

Mighty Crown and Fire Links to Settle 'Unfinished Business' on 'Money Pull Up' Tour - @IrishAndChin

Mighty_Crown_Fire_linx_tour.jpgIt is a known fact that Fire Links and Mighty Crown are far from friends. In fact, these sounds move more like rivals than anything else. But in the rare instances when Mighty Crown and Fire Links meet up, an explosive, intense hardcore juggling experience is guaranteed! Last year, Irish and Chin staged "Money Pull Up" in Hartford, CT, featuring the rivaling sounds and Dancehall fans went crazy. Now, a year after the historical night, due to the demand of the masses, The Far East Rulers and the feisty Fire Links are taking their high level sound system entertainment on the road to settle 'Unfinished Business' on their "Money Pull Up" Tour, November 26 -29, 2014.

Staged by Caribbean entertainment gurus Irish and Chin, the "Money Pull Up" Tour will offer sound system aficionados 4 nights of unforgettable action packed performances in East Coast cities, including Boston, Rochester, Bronx and Hartford. This is definitely a special treat for fans and the industry alike. Prior to the landmark "Money Pull Up" in Hartford last year, Mighty Crown had not shared a bill with Fire Links in over a decade. The event was significant, as it showed that even warring sounds with public differences could entertain in a professional, fun manner.

"I think that it's so important to keep the sound system industry buzzin' with fresh and exciting concepts," says Garfield "Chin" Bourne of Irish and Chin. "Bringing sounds together such as Mighty Crown and Fire Links supports a major goal of our R.E.S.E.T. (Restoring Exciting Sound System Entertainment Together) campaign.


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October 13, 2014

@YoungLion21 presents EPISODE 115 of the weekly #DRB

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Young Lion presents EPISODE 115 of the weekly #DRB aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" Brand new J Capri, Busy Signal, Vybz Kartel + hot tracks from 2010!!
Nothing but da best Dancehall Reggae Vibes in da mix.
Brought to you courtesy www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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September 21, 2014

Listen to Episode 112 of the weekly DRB Show with @YoungLion21

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Young Lion presents EPISODE 112 of the weekly #DRB aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show"
Vybz Kartel continues to release music + I Octane teams up with Gaza Slim!
Nothing but da best Dancehall Reggae Vibes in da mix.
Brought to you courtesy www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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September 9, 2014

Spice Creates Pandemonium on Labor Day Weekend - @SpiceOfficial

Spice-labor-day-weekend-new-york.jpgDancehall artiste, Spice, has further cemented herself as one of the genre's leading entertainers.

Over the weekend, Spice dominated numerous Labour Day Weekend shows across New York and left fans craving more. The concerts included: Wednesday night's Carnival Gold Yacht Party/VP Records album release party; the HOT 97 "On Da Reggae Tip" concert at Pier 97 on Friday night; DJ Norie's "Anything Goes" concert in Club Amazura, Queens, on Saturday night; Mr. Cee's "5 Alarm Blaze" concert at club Stage Forty 8 on Sunday and Bobby Konders and Jabba's "Shut Down" party at BB Kings also on Sunday night.

Following this, on Labor Day, Spice caused an upsurge in excitement when she leaped from Power 105.1's truck during her performance to join over 1 million fans participating in the parade on Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn. Also among the entertainers performing were rapper, ASAP Ferg and soca artiste, Bunji Garlin.

An elated Spice said, "I'm the talk of New York City right now. I locked down every show and caused a riot when I jumped off the Power 105 truck Monday to greet my fans at the Caribbean Parade on Eastern Parkway. Every single show was so much fun and that couldn't have been possible without the promoters or the fans. So I have to say thank you to the hundreds who came out to every event and had a great time. Fans in other states should definitely keep an eye out because I'll be touring extensively until November."


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September 5, 2014

Talk Yuh Mind - Episode 12 - ZJ Liquid vs Suicidal Artiste - @Zjliquid @DemarcoDadon


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Listen to Episode 109 of the weekly DRB Show with @YoungLion21

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Young Lion presents EPISODE 109 of the weekly "DRB" aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show"
Featuring new Shmoney by Elephant Man!
Nothing but da best Dancehall Reggae Vibes in da mix.

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August 29, 2014

Konshen Video 'Music' Hits MTV-Iggy - @KonshensSojah

WATCH KONSHENS VIDEO MUSIC ON MTV IGGY

Konshens-MTV-iggy.jpgKonshens video 'Music' can now be viewed on MTVIggy.com as the global brand MTVIggy has just confirmed the feature of this video, which is directed by RD Studios.

The single. 'Music', discuss the power of music and how music have been so influential in the life of Garfield Spence 'AKA' Konshens. Despite the hurt and pain in this messed up world or the dark days and night so many face MUSIC gets him /us through. One of the most potent part of the song is the question : How can you not support something, which unite so much people and feed so much children?


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August 27, 2014

Song & Video Of The Week Beenie Man My Ratings - Tiana So Sexy


August 25, 2014

Dancehall Got Talent TV Show Coming Soon - @DivaNikkiZ

Groundbreaking Televised Reggae Competition Show "Dancehall Got Talent" Underway.

Dancehall-Got-Talent-nikki-Z.jpgAlthough reggae has been part of mainstream thanks to such legends as iconic Bob Marley, dancehall has slowly and stealthily made it's impact. From Grammy winners Shabba Ranks and Shaggy, dancehall has gradually seeped and is making it's voice be heard as more than a passing trend.

Created and executive produced by LA Wright and Kevin Beswick comes an unprecedented televised reggae competition show with "Dancehall Got Talent". Dancehall Got Talent's mission is to breakdown the walls and prejudices that have prevented the growth and development of the genre while catapulting new artist in Dancehall to the mainstream.

The televised competition will be hosted by the Ryan Seacrest of the Caribbean, better known internationally as the Diva Nikki Z and be judged by dancehall star Timberlee, reggae legend "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" Ed Robinson, Irie Jam radio personality DJ Roy and fashion maven and entrepreneur Dougie Platinum.

The first tapping will be a star studded event of celebrity guests as "Dancehall Got Talent" has garnered the support of Dancehall and Hip Hop super stars like Mavado, Morgan Heritage, Ace Hood, Danielle, Agent Sasco, Samantha J, KES The Band, Cecile, Spice, Lady Saw, Beenie Man and many more. "Expect our first taping to be star studded" says Nikki Z the Caribbean "Ryan Seacrest"


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Listen To EPISODE 107 of the No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show! With @YoungLion21

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Young Lion presents EPISODE 107 of the weekly "DRB" aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show"
Special show full of Hot Singles & a new DRB feature "Artist Spotlight" on Jamelody!
Nothing but da best and Dancehall Vibes in da mix.
Brought to you courtesy www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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August 21, 2014

Gage Interview - Kartel, Alkaline, Tommy Lee Comparisons & Clashing - @Gage_Almighty @GibboPresents

I recently chatted to Dutty Fridaze recording artiste, and one of the fastest rising stars in the dancehall business, Gage.

We spoke about Tommy Lee comparisons, hatred in the dancehall business, why he is inspired by Vybz Kartel, Alkaline stealing his slang and much more.


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August 4, 2014

Over 500,000 Views For Gage's Kitty Kat Video - Promiscuous Riddim - @ZjDymondTFC @Gage_Almighty

Gage's Kitty Kat was produced by Zip FM's popular disc jock ZJ Dymond on the Promiscuous Riddim which also features Dancehall Stars such as Vybz Kartel with Pretty Position ... Demarco with Gyal Anthem ... Kalado with Tun It Da Way Yah ... Spice with Itsy Bitsy and RDX with True Friend.

The Promiscuous Riddim is now available on iTunes world and several on line digital outlets.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/promiscuous-riddim/id814302649


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Listen to Episode 105 of the weekly DRB Show with @YoungLion21

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Young Lion presents EPISODE 105 of the weekly #DRB aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show"
Tarrus Riley & Alaine call in as they get ready to kick off their UK Tour!
Nothing but da best and newest Dancehall Vibes in da mix.

Brought to courtesy www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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July 30, 2014

Natural Black Talks "No Prejudice" in Behind The Scenes Magazine - @NaturalBlack11

Natural-Black-No-Prejudice-album-itunes.jpgHaving recently released his album "No Prejudice" to rave reviews, Natural Black has been busy on his promotional trail with interviews, sharing his music with fans worldwide, and slated performances such as his upcoming performance in Grenada at the 2014 Caricom Festival! The multifaceted artist was recently featured and gave an interview to Behind The Scenes Mag.

BehindTheScenesMag interview:

Natural Black called in from Jamaica to speak to Behind The Scenes Magazine about his new album "No Prejudice." The album has a familiar sound, he brings a straight roots vibe and wants the community to know that no matter who you are, you deserve love and respect. "No Prejudice" delivers several uplifting and empowering tracks, just what we expect from the voice and pen behind hits "Far From Reality" and "Jah Knows." He has a message and this album is a testament to artists that have consciousness at their core, you can try to run but it will pull you back like a loving mother.

In 2011, Natural Black felt he needed to make a change in his life. Up until then Natural was a Rasta but, as he described, the challenges of living as an internationally recognized artist and other adversities, led him to live outside of the true character of a Rasta. Natural, not wanting to be labeled a hypocrite, cut his locks and made other lifestyle choices. He started to make Dancehall music and carry the persona of a Dancehall artist. The change was short lived because by 2013, he reverted back to his true nature. Roots music called him back and he returned to it just as effortlessly as he had initially come into it. This delighted his fans and all those who have a love and appreciation for positive Reggae vibes. When you listen to the album "No Prejudice," you can also hear his delight. Natural is in his element as he reclaims his place in the conscious movement. With a name like Natural Black it's hard to deny the roots in one's heart. In 2014, Natural Black has returned with an uplifting message for the world:


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July 28, 2014

@DiRealShaggy Gives Stellar Performance at Hollywood Bowl and Begins His Six Week Tour

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Billed on a star studded line up with Don Carlos and legend Jimmy Cliff, dancehall/reggae superstar Shaggy, was set to give the large crowd in attendance, at the world renown Hollywood Bowl, a performance unlike any other. Dressed in black shorts and white shirt, Shaggy came on stage after the roots reggae artist Don Carlos and immediately the patrons began to cheer and scream.

Shaggy provided his signature upbeat, uptempo entertainment style of performance, which his fans are all so familiar with and have grown to love. He immediately began to perform his hits 'Long Time; and 'Bonafide Girl', which both had the crowd singing and rocking. As the night progressed the crowd began to get louder and louder as Shaggy 'turned up his performance a notch' with his segment of crowd participation. It was clear to the audience that Shaggy was not here to just perform but he was also ready to entertain them.

He would get the biggest crowd response with his hits like 'Mr. Boombastic and 'Oh Carolina', which were clearly two of the crowd favorites. "You were amazing in Hollywood last night, you are not just a singer, you are an entertainer" one fan posted on Shaggy's facebook fan page.


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Listen To Episode 104 od DRB Show With @YoungLion21

Hot Spot One Drop!

Young Lion presents EPISODE 104 of the weekly #DRB aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" Features more new I-Octane + Vybz Kartel tracks, Hot Spot riddim, plus a special One Drop Mix!
Nothing but da best and newest Dancehall Vibes in da mix.
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July 26, 2014

Hedonism II to host 2014 edition of Miss Bum-Delicious pageant - @HedonismJamaica

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Negril-based hotel, Hedonism II is once again living up to its name as a haven for some of the most been home to some of the most risqué and provocative events on the planet as the popular beach resort has announced that they will host the Miss Bum-Delicious Pageant from August 31 to September 7 of this year.

The Miss Bum-Delicious Pageant is as seductively inclusive and as mouthwatering as the resort itself. The contest is open to females of all ethnicities who see themselves as ravishingly gorgeous, intelligent, talented, stylish women with the ultimate embodiment of a captivating and blazing beach beauty.

"We are very excited to bring on stream this sizzling new addition to other events that we offer here at Hedonism," Managing Director Kevin Levee said regarding the event. "We've just spent some US$5M upgrading and enhancing our amenities here. We are looking forward to hosting this new event so that our guests can enjoy this amazing contest while experiencing a vastly enhanced resort, including new VIP treats, Jacuzzi suites, fantasy guest rooms, fully stocked mini bars with premium brands, deluxe bathrooms, and a lot more."

The pageant will be split into five segments: the Poolside Bikini Challenge, the Talent Segment, the Evening Gown Parade, the Bare as You Dare Knockout Round, and the Final Sexy Question & Answer. All participants must be over 18 years old. Ladies who wish to participate are urged to contact the resort immediately by email with 2 recent full-body and face photos.


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'Sumfest was awesome,' says an upbeat Kalado - @OfficialKalado

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After making his grand Reggae Sumfest Dancehall Night debut at Catherine Hall in Montego Bay, rising deejay Kalado is enjoying a feeling of accomplishment for a job that many critics agree was very well done.

It was a night on which Dancehall royalty brought their 'A' game to the stage, and with the stakes very high, Kalado measured up admirably, signalling to the world that his time is now. Receiving top marks in areas such as dress, deportment, style and stage presence, the "Personally" singer was brimming with confidence as he took command of the Sumfest stage and delivered his well-rehearsed set, solidly connecting with fans, including quite a few new converts.

His set included songs like "Good Good", "Personally", "Body Nuh Dead", "Make Me Feel", "Sad Streets", "Pree Money", "Pay Dem No Mind" and "Take A Ride", all of which have made significant inroads in the dancehall and have contributed to the spiralling success of this young artiste.

"Sumfest was awesome," a very satisfied Kalado recalled. "I spent several hours visualizing my performance, what I would wear, how I would greet fans and what one could consider the basic things, because I understand just how important it is to get it right. Rehearsals went well; management stayed on top of things throughout (as usual) and it's a heartfelt thank you from Kalado to all the people who helped to make this happen.

"Big respect to the band, Summerfest Productions and, of course, the fans. The feedback has been very positive and encouraging," he stated, adding that he was looking forward to performing on the 23rd staging of Reggae Sumfest 2015.

No doubt, Kalado's performance has ensured that fans will follow him to his next shows which include the Montego Bay Jerk Festival, Bikini Sundayz, Dream Live in Negril and in the motherland, Africa, in September.

Always one to cater to the needs of his fans, wherever in the world they are stationed, Kalado is giving ample preparation all his upcoming events.


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Aidonia thrills fans at Sumfest and gears up for Bahamas this weekend - @AidoniaJOP

aidonia-reggae-sumfest-2014.jpgFollowing a fiery performance from Aidonia at Sumfest the dancehall boss have been receiving great reviews from local and international media and fans on his social media pages around the world.

Robbo Ranks from UK's BBC Radio and DJ Norie from Nyc radio station Power 105 who were at Sumfest both shared the same view that Aidonia delivered an exceptional performance they have never seen before they spoke about his growth in the business and that he has the fans in his corner right there with him.

Aidonia fans and other media houses have stated they were surprised to see Aidonia jumping off stage, jumping fences to get to his fans and to perform for them in the general section. For this gesture Aidonia has being compared to Akon and T-Pain who both did the same thing at Sumfest some years ago.

The fans in the General area was delighted to see Aidonia perform in their section for them the artiste stood on a platform where the camera men were taping the Sumfest and delivered hard hitting lyrics for his fans. He received a slew of forwards.

While in the General area Aidonia spoke about his transition to Rastafari and that he represents peace and unity. He also spoke about dancehall artistes that they need to unite and live as one. He commended Bounti Killer for being Dancehall's politician "mi respect all artiste but me respect Bounti Killer more.. A him buss the most artiste a him defend dancehall music a him a wi politician ..Big up Bounti Killer straight" Aidonia said.

I just went out on the stage and gave my fans my all enuh, but while on stage I couldn't really feel my General fans and I see they were enjoying the performance so I decided to go and connect with them more and trust me it was a great feeling being out there all now I don't know how me one jump them fence but a just the works of Jah yes I"

Aidonia leaves the island this weekend to perform in Bahamas where he plans to give them a taste of his fiery Sumfest performance.


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July 23, 2014

Mr Vegas Steals Spotlight At Reggae Sumfest 2014 - @MrVegasMusic

"…feels good to get love from your home town after 17 years in dancehall music"

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After almost ten years of absence, Dancehall Superstar Mr. Vegas returned to the Reggae Sumfest stage with a bang; proving why he is still one of the most sought after dancehall artistes on the international tour circuit.

Dressed in a classy retro ensemble, featuring a Lavender jacket, big heel boots and bell foot pants, Vegas was a showman exemplary; demonstrating master control of the stage and exciting exhibition of the dancehall art form. He dressed the part to go with his performance that had all the elements of our culture; from Gospel and foundation reggae to dancehall and comedy. The Modern veteran also showed the crowd the he is versatile and can write lyrics for any occasion, keeping it entertaining.

Mr. Vegas, who blessed his set in prayer before entering the stage area, belted out his signature I am Blessed hit and had the Sumfest Dancehall Night crowd eating out of his hands as he turned the pages of his repertoire. Collecting huge forwards for the likes of Heads High, Nike Air, Hands Up, and Raffle and Dip, Mr. Vegas says he is humbled by the tremendous welcome and acceptance given to him by the Jamaican Fans.

The international star brought the Catherine Hall audience to a frenzy when he called on his MV Music artist Latty J, and went into a battle of the sexes with the track Who Rule. Latty J could do no wrong, as she and Mr Vegas gave the audience a brilliant and witty clash.


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July 21, 2014

Listen to Episode 102 of the weekly DRB Show with @YoungLion21

Young Lion presents EPISODE 103 of the weekly #DRB aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" Includes fresh new tracks from I-Octane, Vybz Kartel, Tiana, Deep Jahi + more!

Nothing but da best and newest Dancehall Vibes in da mix.
Brought to courtesy www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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July 14, 2014

Listen to Episode 102 of the weekly DRB Show with @YoungLion21

Young Lion presents EPISODE 102 of the weekly #DRB aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show"

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Includes fresh new tracks from Chronixx, Vybz Kartel, Mavado, Iba Mahr + the RAW MIX! .
Nothing but da best and newest Dancehall Vibes in da mix.
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July 8, 2014

Tiana Shines at Summerjam Festival in Germany - To Be ft. In The August Issue of Riddim Magazine

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The Dancehall Duchess Tiana who has recently completed her six-week European tour alongside controversial deejay Alkaline, kick start off her five-week Solo Summer Tour with a magnificent performance at Europe's biggest reggae/dancehall festival, SummerJam.

Tiana graced the stage about minutes after 2am with Me Nuh Fear Yuh produced by Konshens and D&H from France. The Duchess who performs alongside one of Germany's biggest sound system PowPow Movement had the audience shouting out her name when she performs her hit single Dem A Bawl a Sounique Records produced track.

The Duchess then gave the Summerjam audience a teaser of one of her newly release single titled Batty Rider on the Bike Ryda Riddim which got the Duchess an encore as she demonstrates to the audience that, "Shi know fi sidung pon di saddle, jiggle up round a back". The track which is produced by Chris Rock and Fireside Imperial from Australia was also well received earlier in the day at the festival when SuperSonic Sound premiered the Bike Ryda Riddim.

So far this tour has been a very successful one for the Dancehall Duchess Tiana which also saw her getting double page feature in the August issue of the highly rated Riddim Magazine that can be defined as the #1 Reggae/Dancehall Magazine across Europe and in several other territories.

"I just want to say a big thank you to my manager Carlington Wilmot, I-Motion Sound, Solid Europe Booking, Chris Rock and all the promoters who continues to support me and also how can not say thank you to all the fans who came to the shows love you all."

Tiana is expected to be back in Jamaica mid August.

New Releases:
A total of three more songs will be released in July for Tiana which are all going to be distributed by digital distributing giant 21st Hapilos. The names of these tracks are Too Bad Mind produced by Vanessa Bling aka Gaza Slim for her VB Records label, So Sexy on the Skin to Skin Riddim produced by Hitmaker Muzik and Dat Me Want featuring Trinidadian soca star Shurwayne Winchester produced by her manager Carlington Wilmot to be released on his OutAroad Production label.


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Bike Ryda Riddim Mix Alkaline, Tiana, Spice, Patexx, GWhizz, Stylo G & Paradox


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Listen to Episode 101 of the weekly DRB Show with @YoungLion12

JAH CURE INTERVIEW!

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Young Lion presents EPISODE 101 of the weekly #DRB aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show"
Interview with Jah Cure as he talks about his new album and past mistakes.
Nothing but da best and newest Dancehall Vibes in da mix.
Brought to courtesy www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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June 26, 2014

Debut album from Popcaan reaches number two on Billboard Reggae chart - @PopcaanMusic @MarcParc1

By Marc Parc
Freelance Writer

@MarcParc1

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Where We Come From, the debut album from popular Dancehall star, Popcaan, has entered Billboard Magazine's Reggae albums chart at number two, just two weeks after its unveiling, according to reports Wednesday.

The former Portmore Empire standout's project only trails Rebelution's Count Me In on the chart and is one of four albums by Jamaican artists in the top 10, with Ziggy Marley's Fly Rasta at number three, Bob Marley and the Wailers' Legend: Remixed at number five and Jo Mersa Marley's EP, Comfortable holding down ninth spot.

Featuring 13 tracks, Where We Come From features a blend of Dancehall, Reggae and hip-hop sounds, with efforts such as The System, Everything Nice and Hustle standing out, the latter a collaboration with former Clipse rapper, Pusha T. The album is produced by American label, Mixpak Records and executive produced by the label's lead hit maker, Dre Skull. Major foreign media outlets such as The Guardian and the Washington Post have recommended Where We Come From as a must listen, with the former saying Popcaan's effort 'creates a warped take on synth-fueled urban pop, breathing new life into old sounds."


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Young Lion Celebrates as DRB Reaches 100 Episodes - @YoungLion21

Young Lion presents episode 100 of the weekly

DANCEHALL REGGAE BASHMENT SHOW aka DRB

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD THE DRB SHOW
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Over 10,000 downloads per week!.
Young Lion drops a special two show!
Nothing but the best and newest Dancehall in da mix!
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June 25, 2014

Kranium Nobody "Has To Know" #3 on Billboard Next Big Sound Chart - @TheRealKranium

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"Nobody Has To Know " is getting more popular daily with over 3M hits on YouTube & close to 1M hits on soundcloud.com/kranium1. The single was listed #3 in Billboard " Next Big Sound " charts last week. The single is topping every dancehall charts in USA, UK, Jamaica .. This is the first time that a dancehall single released independently made 100% in NYC breaks internationally.

Kranium just returned from Bahamas after 3 really successful shows in Nassau & Freeport

Kranium's second single "Lifestyle" also produced by LMR is getting mad love in clubs & lots of spins on community radios.

"Lifestyle" Video by AllEyesOnIt : http://youtu.be/OLxQG9s_7xM
"Lifestyle" Remix by Dj Polish xl: https://soundcloud.com/kranium1/lifestyle-remix-by-dj-polish-xl
"Lifestyle" Original: https://soundcloud.com/kranium1/kranium-lifestyle-lmr

Kranium is confirmed to perform at Six Flags Festival in New Jersey & he will be touring the UK for the 1st time this August. More dates bellow & more to be announced soon.


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June 23, 2014

Tiana Rocks Geneva, Switzerland at Moa Club - @TianaMusic


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June 11, 2014

Snippets of Tiana Live In Hamburg 2014 European Tour - @TianaMusic @EEVAMOVEMENT


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May 23, 2014

Konshens Releases 1st VIDEO from his Hotel Room Album "Music" - @KonshensSojah @FrankieMusic876


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May 20, 2014

Highlights Of Alkaline & Tiana Live at Oasis De Noisy in Paris - @TianaMusic @TheAlkaline


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Exclusive: I-Octane ft Ky-Mani Marley - A Yah Wi Deh [Official Video] - @RealiOctane @Kymani_Marley


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May 13, 2014

@YoungLion21 presents EPISODE 93 of the weekly #DRB aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show"

Includes a slew of new Vybz Kartel, Demarco + Jah Cure singles. Also features some fresh new rising stars Deep Jahi + Rafeelya.

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Nothing but the best and newest Dancehall Reggae vibes in da mix!
Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21
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May 2, 2014

Alkaline, I-Octane to headline Dancehall Night at Reggae Sumfest 2014 - @TheAlkaline @Realioctane

By Marc Parc
Freelance Writer

@MarcParc1

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Hailed as one of the most lyrical and controversial Dancehall artists in recent memory, emerging Jamaican deejay, Alkaline will be one of the headliners of this year's edition of Reggae Sumfest, according to reports Wednesday.

The artist, known for hits such as Church Folks, Moving Mountains, 123, Things Mi Love, Life My Life and Lonely, is making his second appearance at the highly-acclaimed show, debuting last year on Dancehall Night to relative approval.

Also billed for Reggae Sumfest 2014 is Dancehall/Reggae powerhouse, I-Octane, who closed Dancehall Night at last year's edition of the popular stage show. Octane continues to dominate local charts this year with songs such as Trend Setta and Crausis while currently promoting his latest album, My Journey, which includes the hits Love You Like I Do and Lighters Up (feat. Alaine).

Other big names expected to grace the Reggae Sumfest stage include Mr. Vegas, who recently scored with his hit, Party Tun Up (feat. Sean Paul and Fatman Scoop) as well as fellow deejay Spice, who recently collaborated with hip-hop superstar, Busta Rhymes on the remix of her So Mi Like It single.


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@YoungLion21 presents episode 92 of the weekly DRB Show

DANCEHALL REGGAE BASHMENT SHOW aka DRB

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Work Permit!.
Includes hot new tracks from Alkaline, Popcann +More.
Nothing but da best and newest Dancehall Reggae vibes in da mix!
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@AidoniaJop Makes Front Page of Barbados Newspaper "Heat" For The 2nd Year At Reggae Festival

AIDONIA MAKES FRONT PAGE OF BARBADOS NEWSPAPER "HEAT" FOR THE 2ND YEAR AT REGGAE FESTIVAL

Aidonia-news-paper-barbados.jpgDancehall's prolific artiste made the cover of "HEAT" Barbados top newspaper for the second year after delivering an exceptional performance at their annual Reggae Festival sponsored by Digicel. Barbados Reggae Festival is an annual festival sponsored by Digicel held at Brandon's Beach.

Aidonia for the second year headlined the festival leaving patrons begging for more of his energetic performance. The artiste was on stage for a full hour at one point the deejay went in the crowd to dance with his female fans and f course they enjoyed it.

The lyrically potent artiste dished hit songs like "Tip pon yuh Toe", "Fi di Jockey", "Boomflick" " Run Road" "Grip Mi" and new crowd favouries "Don Deh Ya" and '80's dancehall' etc.

Aidonia shared stage with The Queen of the dancehall Lady Saw and Digicel's brand ambassador I-Octane who also delivered a good set. But according to the fans and Heat newspaper Aidonia's gave a fiery unforgettable performance.


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April 30, 2014

Exclusive: Busy Signal - Professionally [Official Video] - @BusySignal_Turf


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Exclusive: Kalado - Personally (Raw) [Official Video] @OfficialKalado


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April 29, 2014

Exclusive: Chan Dizzy - Loyalty Fi Loyalty Official Video - @IamChanDizzy @StudioVybz


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L3 Magazine looks at Caribbean & Urban Highlights for the month of April with @ZiggyMarley - L3Publicity

L3-maghazine-ziggy-marley.jpgL3 Magazine closes the month of April, 2014 with the biggest highlights in Caribbean and Urban news and entertainment, and does so with the help of Ziggy Marley, Michele Henderson, Sophia Stewart and Vince Lozano!

Ziggy Marley is flying high with the release of his new album Fly Rasta which impacted the iTunes charts at #1. Fans agree that the album is another great and classic, but what does Ziggy think, and how did he implement his Father, Bob Marley's standards on the album? Natasha Von Castle gets the answers!

Michele Henderson is from Dominica, and is recognized as one of the most famous flautists! She has performed on several notable stages around the world, and is one of the few people who practices Scientology in her country. Is that of any significance?! Our journalist Ayeola George asks about this and more.

No one has impacted Sci-Fi on a global scale as much as Sophia Stewart has. Creator of Terminator and the Matrix, Sophia is famous for both film franchises, as well as for the historic judgment she was awarded when her material was used without permission. Jennifer Menster sits down with the living oracle to understand how the lawsuit came about, and where she is now.


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This Week's To Di World Show ft Lady Saw 90s Mix & More - @SilverStarSound

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April 25, 2014

@YoungLion21 presents episode 91 of the weekly

DANCEHALL REGGAE BASHMENT SHOW aka DRB

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Punjabi!.
includes the hot new Punjabi 7 Supa Juggling Riddims.
Nothing but NEW HITS, PRESENT HITS + PAST HITS!
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April 23, 2014

Exclusive: Artikal - Let It Go Official Video - @ArtikalBennett @LockeDaCity @TJRecords


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@YoungLion21 presents EPISODE 90 of the weekly #DRB

Young Lion presents EPISODE 90 of the weekly #DRB aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show"

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Lion drops a special rollercoaster edition and drops 100% Bashment + Reggae fusion.
Nothing but da best and newest Dancehall Vibes in da mix.
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April 21, 2014

Jesse Royal meets Sly & Robbie: Live In-Studio Performance - @JesseRoyal1

Jesse Royal meets Chinna Smith and Sly & Robbie
'Little Did They Know' (Official Live In-Studio Performance)

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Some of the great names in reggae music; Sly & Robbie, Chinna Smith and Riff Raff met up with Jesse Royal and the XTM.Nation inna Anchor Studios. They performed 'Little Did They Know', a track from the 'Living Heart' album which was produced by Kareem Burrell of XTM.Nation in livication to his father, Philip 'Fatis' Burrell. The clip was shot and edited by Sameel 'Kush-I' Johnson of DestinationRoots.com.


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TO DI WORLD International Dancehall Show wk15 / Capleton 1990s Mix - @SilverStarSound

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Nothing but the best on this edition:

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LOVE QUEST RIDDIM
ZION TRAIN RIDDIM
PLUS lots more in store

Straight heavy weight singles on this edition from:
Busy Signal
Mavado
Chronixx
Tifa
J-Capri
Denyque

Let’s take you back into the archive with a mix from: Capleton

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"We gonna burn it down, PLAY THE MUSIC LOUD, don’t turn it down"


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April 15, 2014

Kiprich Questions Vybz Kartel 35 Years Imprisonment - Out A Road Records - @KippoNuBehavior


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Aidonia back from Europe set to Headline Barbados Annual Reggae Festival again - @AidoniaJop

Aidonia-news-paper-headline.jpgDancehall's superstar Aidonia is back in the island from a very successful tour of Europe. The artiste left the island the end of February and toured multiple cities in Europe. The deejay was also introduced to new markets where he was surprised at the enormous love and support from the crowd response when he was onstage. "Non stop singing it was like a choir they knew all the songs it goes to show my music is definitely breaking barriers give thanks for the love" says Aidonia.
Among the performances Aidonia said Portugal, Holland, Rotterdam and Paris was most memorable.

Aidonia leaves the island this weekend to headline Barbados Reggae Festival for the second year. Last year the top flight deejay headlined the festival which brought out over 20,000 patrons. "Barbados is definitely one of my favourite place in the Caribbean to perform my fan base is very huge over there and they definitely know how to party and full-joy themselves. Last year was a blast the ladies guh hard on ma set I had to invite some of them onstage and the thugs dem blaze whole heap a fire in the crowd cantwait to see my Basian fans on the 21st at Bourbon Beach" said Aidonia.

After last years staging of the Barbados Reggae Festival Aidonia made the front page of "Heat" Barbados #1 newspaper with caption "Aidonia Rocks Barbados". Aidonia also shot his video for chart topping single "Brukki" produced by Stephen 'DiGenius' Mcgregor in Barbados last year says Aidonia's publicist Kaylia 'PressKayPr' Williams.


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April 14, 2014

Galawasp & Sugar Bear Lock Down Ocho Rios Feel Di Vibes Show In Jamaica - @GalaWasp1 @MekAStep


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Listen To Episode 89 of The Weekly Dancehall Show With @YoungLion21

Young Lion presents EPISODE 89 of the weekly #DRB aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show"

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Features a guest mix from UK Cup Clash contenders King Addies!

Also new music from Alkaline, Macka Diamond, Queen Ifrica, Deep Jahi +more
Nothing but da best and newest Dancehall Vibes in da mix.
Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

iTunes Link: Subscribe to get the free weekly podcast downloaded automatically to your Apple device.
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April 12, 2014

Exclusive: Devotion Riddim Mix @NotniceRecords - @TheAlkaline @GwhizzDat @PopcaanMusic @ItsJahmiel


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April 11, 2014

Jah Vinci Pulls Huge Crowd at Ghana's Independence Celebrations - @RealJahVinci

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Intent on leaving an indelible mark in 2014, Triple Dose recording artiste Jah Vinci was nothing short of brilliant at a recent concert on the African continent. Dubbed the 'AllStar Live Series', the 14th staging held at the Accra Sports Stadium in Ghana on Saturday, March 8th saw the 'Watch Yuh Friends' singer attracting over 20,000 fans in the Ghanaian capital as part of their 57th Independence celebration.

Despite being his inaugural visit to the continent, it was hard to discern as Jah Vinci quickly adapted to the local culture and delivered a scintillating set as patrons within the capacity-filled venue showered bountiful adulation on the melodic crooner. Other commendable performances came courtesy of Ghanian stars: Shatta Wale, Samini, Stonebwoy and Jamaican comrade Popcaan.

Prior to the show Jah Vinci made stops at a number of local media outlets disseminating his latest updates; recorded two collaborations titled 'Party Time' and 'Happiness' with Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy respectively an official video was also shot for the latter. The sojourn culminated with a visit to the inner-city community of Nima accompanied by a heavy motorcade of security detailing as well-wishers came out in their hordes to get a glimpse of the Jamaican star.


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Hapilos Entertainment Group Hosts Award Show - @Jwonder21 @21stHapilos

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21st Hapilos Digital Distribution Inc. will this year be celebrating 4 years of great success. With their client base expanding, 21st Hapilos Digital is set to give back at the 21st Hapilos Annual Anniversary and Digital Awards show. This show is set for Saturday, April 19th, 2014 and will feature the presentation of over 30 awards along with performances from the 'Gal a Bubble' deejay Konshens, the 'Anointed' Bugle, 'Make Me Believe' songstress Denyque, the "Lets Do it again" singer J.Boog and Stylo G from London UK. "This show is our way of awarding those artiste and producers who have worked tirelessly on their music" shared Hapilos, President of Hapilos Entertainment Group.

The blue carpeted event, promises to be a great success featuring title sponsors Appleton Jamaica Rum. Hapilos further adds that with Appleton's input this year's staging of the awards will be far more elaborate and formal than the past award shows; "We pride ourselves in knowing that we have grown so much over the years so this ceremony also acts as a celebration of the work done by our company".

Admission to the awards is a general ticket which can be won on several Appleton Jamaica Rum and 21st Hapilos social media platforms or from one of many media sponsors affiliated with the event. "If you did not win a ticket online, the 21st Hapilos Annual Anniversary and Digital Awards show will be streamed live on both Appleton Jamaica Rum and Hapilos Entertainment Group's Facebook Fan Page for all to see" added Hapilos, "this show promises to be very entertaining and filled with surprises".

The 21st Hapilos Annual Anniversary and Digital Awards show will be held at the Chinese Benevolent Association Ltd; Blue Carpet begins at 6:00 p.m with host Deborah Bissoon. Showtime will be at 9:00 p.m, hosted by the Fame Full House Crew. Photography by Ishango.


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April 10, 2014

Reggae Sumfest Offers Reduced Tickets To Early Birds - @ReggaeSumfest

Reggae-sumfest-Wiz-Khalifa-2014.jpgLocal and international fans of the Greatest Reggae Show on earth can now purchase tickets at reduced rates for the event scheduled for July 13-19 at Catherine Hall in Montego Bay. Reggae Sumfest organisers are giving diehard fans access to what promises to be an exciting event with an early bird special which began on April 1 and ends on April 30.

Johnny Gourzong, Executive Director with Summerfest Productions, organizers of the event notes that his team is always looking to give patrons value for their money and this Early Bird Special is one such initiative. "We know that Reggae Sumfest is loved by Jamaicans at home and abroad and also boasts admirers globally. In harsh economic times impacting the world we want to reward those committed fans with saving on their tickets which is why Early Bird tickets are available for one month and we encourage persons to buy early. This year's show will be phenomenal," he explained.

Fans are urged to beat the rush and get your tickets now because passes are likely to sell out fast given that Tessanne Chin, Sanchez and Wiz Khalifa are already confirmed and more artistes will be announced soon.

Tickets may be purchased online with a credit card at www.touchtix.net or on the Reggae Sumfest website, www.reggaesumfest.com. Early Bird tickets for the Beach Party and All White party on Sunday, July 13 and Tuesday, July 15 respectively cost $1,000 each. Tickets for Dancehall Night on Thursday, July 17 are available to early birds for $3,300, and $6,050 for VIP while Friday, July 18 and Saturday, July 19 costs $6,600 for regular admission and $9,900 VIP. Weekend and VIP passes are also available in the Early Bird Special.


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Tiana Shoots Video For Batty Rider - A Buju Banton Remake - @TianaMusic

Tiana-Batty-Rider-Ryda-Bike-Riddim-Chris-rock.jpgThis Saturday the Dancehall Duchess, Tiana will be shooting a brand new video for a remake of Buju Banton's monster hit, "Batty Rider". She adds a modern day spin to the infamous dancehall chart topper.

The location is set for the vicinity of Harbour View. The shoot is scheduled to commence at 6:30pm at the basketball court, a few meters away from Harbor View's bus terminus. Carlington Wilmot of OutAroad Pictures, the video's director says, "Based on the treatment that we have laid out, once it's executed as planned the video will definitely be a hit. It will boost the popularity of the song tremendously. Besides, I strongly believe that this song will be a huge hit for Tiana".

The Dancehall Duchess, Tiana also shares similar views, "This song was already a big hit back in the days of Buju Banton. With the right video concept and vibe, it is going to be mad, no doubt. I know I can always count on Carlington when it comes to capturing the right angles as well as breathtaking scenery."

ChrisRock Music and Australian based producer, Fire Side, produced the single, Batty Rider. While the song was mixed by Adrian Locke of LockeCity Music in Jamaica.

Just last weekend Tiana and Danielle D.I. released the steaming hot and sexy video for the Sly & Robbie produced single, Talk It Out.


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Trinidadian Soca Star Fay Ann Lyons Signs to VP Records - @FayAnnLyons

Fay-ann-lyons-soca-vp-records.jpgVP Records is happy to announce that Trinidadian soca vocalist and songwriter Fay Ann Lyons has signed to the Caribbean music record label for a multi-album record, publishing and merchandise deal.

"We are thrilled for Fay Ann to join our artist roster. She has a spark on stage that is innate and can't be duplicated. The multi-talented artist has already made history as one of soca's brightest stars and we are looking forward to spreading the movement worldwide," states VP Records CEO Chris Chin.

Fay Ann adds to the excitement, expressing that she is "glad to be part of the team and let's get to work!"

Fay Ann Lyons is already a superstar in her native country and across the Caribbean. During Trinidad & Tobago's Carnival season's annual competitions, Fay Ann has set the record as the only female artist to score the Carnival Road March title three times, taking the crown in 2003, 2008 and 2009. In 2009, she also won International Soca Monarch in Groovy, People's Choice and Power category and is the first soca artist ever to win that soca 'triplet' of titles. In addition to these feats, she has taken home 17 awards between the COTT (Copyright Organisation of Trinidad and Tobago), NACC (National Action Cultural Committee Trinidad and Tobago) and SAO (Soca Awards Organization).


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April 9, 2014

TO DI WORLD International Dancehall WK14 in conversation with @IAmchronixx - @SilverStarSound

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April 7, 2014

World Premiere - Talk It Out Official Video - Danielle D.I. Tiana - @TianaMusic @Di_Danielle

The highly anticipated music video for the Sly and Robbie produced record, Talk it Out is finally here. The Grammy award-winning producers have laid the groundwork for a hit record featuring Danielle D.I. and Tiana.

The video was shot along the Palisadoes strip as well as Glitzzy Hair Store in Half-Way Tree. Carlington Wilmot of Outaroad Films directed the video that showcases the dancehall stars in sexually appealing outfits. "I try to bring the sexy in my music videos. Casanya Malcolm did my wardrobe and make up. It was great working with Tiana, she's easy to get along with and very humble," says Danielle D.I.

Tiana added, "I am extremely excited about this project. It was wonderful working with D.I. She is a very talented artiste; she’s full of energy and really fun. The chemistry we have is amazing. It’s good to see two females come together and work, it shows unity and strength,"

The track will be available on iTunes on April 15th via Johnny Wonder, 21st Hapilos.

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Vybz Kartel Used As ScapeGoat? Twins Of Twins Speak - @OnStagetv


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Exclusive: Stay Inna Yuh Lane Official Video by Gucci Flava & Egg Nog


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April 5, 2014

Sanchez enters Dancehall Of Fame #DRB 88 With @YoungLion21

Young Lion presents episode 88 of the weekly

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DANCEHALL REGGAE BASHMENT SHOW aka DRB

Sanchez enters Dancehall Of Fame!.
Young Lion also drops the new Stephen Marley Sizzla + Capleton combo.
New Beenie Man, Busy Signal QQ +
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April 3, 2014

Vybz Kartel Musical Legacy Continues With His Sons Little Vybz & Little Addi

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Little-vybz-addi-gimmi-di-money.jpgJamaica, U.S.A (21st Hapilos Digital) - Vybz Kartel musical legacy is alive and well as it continues through two of his precocious and talented sons, Jaheim aka Little Vybz and Raheim aka Little Addi.

The feel good single "PG 13 Gimme Di Money" produced by "Short Boss Musik" the imprint label of Tanesha 'Shorty' Johnson, common law wife of dancehall superstar Vybz Kartel, is a remake of the late great Risto Benji's King Jammys produced hit "Gimme De Money". A video for the hit bound single will be shot in Jamaica in the upcoming week.

The single will be available April 15th, 2014 on iTunes distributed by digital giants 21st Hapilos Digital.


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Dancehall Awards Awaken Portmore Massive

Portmore Dancehall Award Show: Media Launch.
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The Portmore Dancehall scene gears up for its 3rd annual awards show highlighting the movers and shakers of the vibrant industry in the Sunshine City. Media launch was held at the Wildflower Middle Eastern Conference Centre on March 26, 2014 to much fanfare.

The title sponsor Magnum Tonic Wine in association with Flava Unit Sound, aims to bring recognition to local residents who play their role, at times on a nightly basis, to keep the local dancehall culture alive. This will be done on April 12, 2014 at the Club Entyce where winners of each category will be awarded for the priceless support and input to not only their local hometown scene but to Jamaica's dancehall scene on a whole.

Key players from the cooperate entity's came out, the media was out giving full support, nominees as well as well-wishers to the event came to lend their support. The event was emceed by Flava Unit's front man Badda Bling, who echoed the mantra of the event. Performances were also done by Portmore's uprising duo Jah-Jah and Ashea as well as Bookie, who gave the gathering hits from their climbing catalogue.
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April 1, 2014

Exclusive - 18 & Ova Official Video by @TianaMusic & @Unycorntheking


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March 31, 2014

Listen To Episode 87 of The Weekly Dancehall Show With @YoungLion21

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Young Lion presents EPISODE 87 of the weekly #DRB aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" and predicts the track for summer 2014

Also feat new singles from Mavado, Beenie Man, Cham, IWayne +more
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March 27, 2014

Exclusive: Barrington Levy - Rosie Official Music Video - @MrLevy411 @PlatinumCamp


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Pepsi (Jamaica) Signs Konshens As Brand Ambassador - @KonshensSojah @PepsiJamaica

Konshens-Pepsi-Brand-Ambassador.jpgPepsi has done it again! Jamaica's favorite cola has inked a deal with one of dancehall biggest and brightest stars, Konshens.

Over the years Konshens has been building an arsenal of hits including 'This Means Money' 'Good Girl Gone Bad' featuring Tarrus Riley, 'Realest Song', 'Gyal A Bubble' and 'Do Sumn', just to name a few. Konshens has performed on almost every major reggae show across the world and has racked up several international and national awards.

According to Carla Hollingsworth Brand Manager Pepsi Konshens was the ideal choice as he is a perfect fit for the brand.

"Konshens is an extremely talented, ambitious, young entertainer. He has shown his skill on the stage and in musical circles he has demonstrated professionalism and dedication some of the attributes that we like to see here at Pepsi," Hollingsworth said.

"He will be a part of the re launch for Pepsi Bubbla campaign, which we are ecstatic about. We will also have Konshens as the face of the Pepsi Music Platform for major events, Hollingsworth added.


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March 25, 2014

Aidonia pays homage to Dancehall Icons and dancehall culture on Europe Tour! - @AidoniaJop

Aidonia-tour-europe.jpgDancehall superstar Aidonia is no stranger to Europe. The lyrically potent deejay has been performing in Europe from his early years in entertainment industry. Aidonia is currently on tour in Europe for a month and a half and have been performing at sold out venues and also have been introduced to some new markets in Europe.

The deejay recently performed at a sold out venue in Portugal it was his first time performing there. " For the full hour of the show the people were dancing non-stop.. Portugal showed me nothing but love and I must say that that they really surprised me as this is a new territory for me. It just goes to show that my music is reaching all the four corners of the earth and my fans are definitely enjoying the work I'm putting in." said Aidonia.

Aidonia's protege Deablo shared "yes man trust me Portugal people them very energetic we all have fans coming on stage a freestyle with us this was just a memorable show."

Aidonia also performed recently in France, Holland, Toulouse, Germany where he got the same love and support. Aidonia is known for his hardcore lyrics the deejay has been paying homage to dancehall icons and dancehall culture on each of his show in Europe. In the song he pays homage to dancehall and reggae icons and also to the dancehall culture.


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@Melloquence Collaborates With Elephant Man On New Single 'Hold Me' - @EleDiEnergyGod

2014 looks very promising so far for rising dancehall star Melloquence who has been steadily paving his way in the industry with releases on some of dancehall's more popular rhythms since last year,namely: JA Production's "OverDrive Rhythm" and the Frastwinz Music produced "Starizma Rhythm".

January saw the singjay releasing a medley music video for his songs "Hot Suh/Starizma (Star life)" on the above mentioned projects and already he's set to release yet another music video, this time for a collaboration effort with international dancehall super star Elephant Man entitled 'Hold Me'.

'Hold Me', although not officially released as yet, has been enjoying rotation on most of the island's major radio stations including Zip 103 Fm, Irie Fm and Suncity Fm etc over the past few weeks and with the music video slated to be released this weekend both artistes are confident this will propel the single to higher heights. "From the get go wi know people would gravitate to this song especially the females that's why we never even hesitate to shoot the video , 'Hold Me' is one of those songs that a dj can play in a dance and get the females to 'bruk out' and at the same time it's radio friendly and commercial enough to be played at a family event and buss the place, it's just a 'feel good' song and right now the music needs that" Melloquence explained.


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Listen To Episode 86 of The Weekly Dancehall Show With @YoungLion21

CLICK HERE To Download Listen> http://younglion.podomatic.com/enclosure/2014-03-18T14_06_31-07_00.mp3

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Following the Vybz Kartel verdict Young Lion presents EPISODE 86 of the weekly #DRB aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show"

Feat brand new Konshens, IOctane, Busy Signal, Kiprich +More.
Nothing but the best and newest Dancehall in the mix!
Courtesy www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/young-lions-podcast/id492291786

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March 18, 2014

Tarrus Riley Wraps up His First Leg Of His 'Love Situation' Tour & Hits MTV Iggy - @TarrusRileyJa

Tarrus-Riley-love-situation-tour-album.jpgNew York, New York Tarrus Riley has wrapped up his very successful three week 'Love Situation', US tour and his video 'My Day' hits MTV Iggy. With the huge success of his 5th album, 'Love Situation', Tarrus Riley has returned to Jamaica to shoot a video for 'Dem a Watch' before heading back on the road. 'Dem A Watch' is the first single off 'Love Situation' and currently in the top 50 best selling reggae singles sold worldwide.

Over the past few weeks Tarrus Riley, 'Love Situation' debuted at #1 and soared to the # 1 spot on the Billboard Reggae charts. ThePier.org states that "Love Situation" exemplifies the resilience and timeless quality of the greatest era of Jamaican music, Rocksteady. The reviews on the album have been great and comes with numerous accolades. Tarrus Riley and his independent team are pleased at the success the album is currently enjoying.

"When we do music, we put a 100 percent in it. We make sure we give you the best so that you and your love ones can listen to and enjoy. So when we receive such great feedback we feel good to know our work was embraced and well received by many" says Tarrus Riley.


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March 17, 2014

Tiana Gyal Broad Out Debuts On Video Alley Top Ten Chart - @TianaMusic @SuzieQReggae

Tiana-Dancehall-Duchess-Jamaica.jpgThe Dancehall Duchess Tiana has been riding on a high after a successful Cross Country Road Tour courtesy of The RJR Communication Group which saw Duchess taking command of her fans as they scream and shouted "Tiana ti ti Tiana" … The almost six weeks road tour had the artiste making over 40 appearances on shows that was held in every major town located in the beautiful Island of Jamaica.

The female anthem Yuh Nuh Groupie singer most recent success happens over the weekend when the video for her hit single Gyal Broad Out made its debut on the popular Video Alley Top Ten Reggae/Dancehall Chart hosted by Suzie Q.

Video Alley Top Ten Chart is aired on several international stations in countries such as New York, England, Africa and also on various Caribbean TV stations.

Since the premiered of Tiana's Gyal Broad Out video on VEVO the video has quickly accumulates over 30,000 views on Tiana's official VEVO channel (TianaVEVO).

The song is currently #3 on the OutAroad Top 20 Hot Singles Chart and have graced the Top Ten of several charts around the globe such as Africa, UK ... also on European radio show Yaad Report which is aired on Eldoradio based in Germany, hosted by Angie & Ruffie from I-Motion Sound/Solid Europe Booking Agency.

European Tour:
In a few weeks from now Tiana and Alkaline will be embarking on a six-week European Tour starting May 15th to June 25th … The tour will be hosted by I-Motion Sound who's also responsible for Tiana's first European Tour in 2013 which saw the Duchess making live appearances in countries such as Germany, Italy, Austria, Holland and Hamburg.

However, in the mean time the Dancehall Duchess has been busy in the studio working on several new projects such as a soca album soon to be released produced by Island Traffic Entertainment. Also a new track called So Sexy produced by Seduction Riddim producer Hit-Maker and Batty Rider which is a collaborated effort between Chris Rock Records & European producer FiresideTiana also recently collaborated with Trini-Soca Star Shurwayne Winchester on a track called Dat Me Want.

New Videos:
Upcoming video releases from Tiana will include videos for 18 & Ova collaboration with UnycornWhine Pon Yuh Vershon along with Birchill Recording artiste VershonGuh Dung for the lead song off her upcoming soca album and Touch Like The World Ago End.


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Listen To Episode 85 of The Weekly Dancehall Show With @YoungLion21

Young Lion presents EPISODE 85 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB"

CLICK HERE To Listen & Download Show http://younglion.podomatic.com/enclosure/2014-03-11T14_15_14-07_00.mp3

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Young lion drops some new heat.
UK Cup Clash Contender Little Sample drop a guest mix!
Nothing but da best and Dancehall Vibes in da mix.
Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/young-lions-podcast/id492291786

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March 12, 2014

Suzie Q's Video Alley Now On CVM TV - Lt. Stitchie Is This Week's Co-Host - @SuzieQReggae

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Rolling Stone Chose Soca Sensation As Must-See 2014 SXSW Act - @BunjiGarlin

BUNJI GARLIN TAKES CARNIVAL TO SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST

Brand New EP Carnival Tabanca Available Now on VP Records

Bunji-Garlin-Rolling-Stones-soca-trinidad.jpgFollowing 2014 Trinidad & Tobago Carnival, his recently-released EP Carnival Tabanca and colossal hit "Differentology (Ready For The Road)" - Bunji Garlin, the Viking of Soca, takes his massive movement stateside.

The first stop is Austin, Texas for South By Southwest. "Garlin will be entering South by Southwest in his peak form, and "Differentology" is the perfect track to help you reach yours. With its massive builds, Spanish guitar, and celebratory lyrics, it could very well become your festival anthem," according to Rolling Stone, who selected Garlin as a must-see act for the annual music conference and festival. On Wed. March 12th at SXSW, Garlin will take the stage at Empire Patio for OkayPlayer and Large Up's throw down (RSVP) and then appear as a special surprise guest on an official SXSW showcase later that evening. The following night (Thurs. March 13th) at 11:45pm, he is one of the headlining acts for Mad Decent's showcase (RSVP), held at Empire Garage. After the festival, Garlin heads to the Southeast for a promo tour between March 20-28. More details will be announced shortly.


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March 11, 2014

Straight Shellinz At Dinthill High Show With Tiana - RJR Cross Country Road Tour - @TianaMusic @StreetCredJA @SweetKerah

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Silver Star Presents TO DI WORLD international Dancehall Show wk10 2014 - @SIlverStarSound

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This week it’s fully loaded, with the "6th Sense Riddim", "Good Book Riddim" including all the new tracks from Popcaan and Aidonia. We catch up with Ward 21 while there on the roads in Europe.

Plus the sweetest sounds in Reggae music from the likes of Chronixx ,Jah Cure, Agent Sasco and MORE!!

#TODIWORLD tell a friend!


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Get Your Copy of G Whizz & Formila One Mixtape 2014 - @Gwhizzdat @FormilaOne

UNITY SOUND FROM JAPAN PRESENTS G WHIZZ X FORMILA ONE MIXTAPE "DOUBLE TEAM" (DON'T GIVE UP) 2014

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE COPY: https://soundcloud.com/crossfire0616/g-whizz-x-formila-one-double @gwhizzdat @formilaone

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March 10, 2014

Turn Around for Jamaican in America's Next Top Model - @WinnieHarlow

Dave Rodney, Contributor

Chantelle-Brown-Young-americas-next-top-model-jamaican-girl.jpgUSA: A ravishingly beautiful Jamaican young woman who was recently grappling with thoughts of suicide has now found herself among the finalists on the television smash series America's Top Model. Her name is Chantelle Brown-Young, 19, and although she was born and lives in Canada, her roots are firmly anchored in several parishes across Jamaica from where her parents originate.

Chantelle, who is also called Winnie, is currently sequestered at a secret location with no access to cell phones, social media, computers, press interviews, family nor friends for the duration of the television taping. But her journey to one of the most sought-after platforms in the American fashion industry was at best a perilous and bumpy ride.

Chantelle is undoubtedly an oddball in the beauty and fashion industries where flawlessness is nurtured and celebrated. She suffers from a rare skin condition called vitiligo, a disorder she's had to endure since childhood that gives her facial and body skin two distinct colour tones- a light shade of chocolate, and white. Pop star Micheal Jackson also suffered from the same condition. This skin disorder is a result of a malfunction of the immune system. It affects less than 0.5 percent of the population, but its impact on Chantelle's life has been profound.

"While growing up, I was teased, ridiculed and bullied and called names like cow, zebra and all manner of other disparaging slurs", the beauty revealed via a video recording prior to the media blackout. "The continuous harassment and the despair that it brought on my life was so unbearably dehumanizing that I wanted to kill myself", she disclosed.
Chantelle's mom, Lisa Brown who lives near Toronto but who has roots in Trelawny and Clarendon in Jamaica told the Gleaner that her daughter had more than her fair share of challenges while growing up due to the vitiligo. "Chantelle is a sweet, beautiful, outgoing teenager and while she was being abused, I didn't stop praying that God would help me to find a way", she said.


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Sean Paul enters the Dancehall Of Fame! on DRB Show With @YoungLion21

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Young Lion presents EPISODE 84 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB"
Sean Paul enters the Dancehall Of Fame!
New Laden,Aidonia, Demarco + more!
Nothing but da best and Dancehall Vibes in da mix.
Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

Download Link> http://younglion.podomatic.com/enclosure/2014-03-04T14_16_20-08_00.mp3

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"DRB" aka
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March 6, 2014

@TianaMusic Performing at Grange Hill & Little London - RJR Cross Country Road Tour


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March 3, 2014

Pride of Africa: Kenya celebrates Nyong'o's Oscar - @Lupita_Nyongo

By Tom Odula And Jason Straziuso
BusinessWeek

Lupita-Nyong%27o-actress-oscars-award-best-supporting-act.jpgNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - "You are the pride of Africa," Kenya's president exclaimed on Twitter as he celebrated Kenya's first major Oscar win by actress Lupita Nyong'o.

Nyong'o was the topic of the day on Kenya's radio and TV stations Monday, the day after her Oscar win for Best Supporting Actress in the movie "12 Years A Slave."

At a conference at the United Nations headquarters in Nairobi, more than 300 people broke out into applause after Wanjira Maathai - the daughter of the late Kenyan Nobel Prize winner Wangari Maathai - mentioned her mother and Nyong'o in the same sentence.

"We all had hoped of course that she would win. Everybody feels a sudden attachment to her, she's a Kenyan woman," Maathai said in an interview later. "A lot of her work, a lot of her experience in film started in Kenya."

Nyong'o, 31, was born in Mexico to Kenyan parents but was mostly raised in Kenya. A graduate of the Yale School of Drama, Nyong'o had starred in several productions in Kenya before landing her breakout role alongside Brad Pitt.

Nyong'o had been considered a front-runner in a category that included Jennifer Lawrence and Julia Roberts. When her name was called Sunday, she bent over in her seat as the audience erupted.


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February 27, 2014

UK's Finiest @YoungLion21 presents episode 83 of the weekly Dancehall Show

DANCEHALL REGGAE BASHMENT SHOW aka DRB

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Riddim up!!!.
Includes hot new tracks by Busy Signal, Alkaline, Aidonia, D'Angel, DextaDaps +more.
Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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February 26, 2014

Listen To The DRB Radio Podcast Episode 82 With @YoungLion21

Young Lion bounces back from his freak accident and presents episode 82 of the weekly

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DANCEHALL REGGAE BASHMENT SHOW aka DRB

This week is a juggling blend of spontaneous vibes and hits!
Nothing but the very best in Dancehall Reggae Bashment!
Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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February 24, 2014

Energetic Performance By Tiana at STETHS - RJR Cross Country Road Tour Invasion - @TianaMusic @Streetcredja @Sweetkerah @RETVJamaica @rjrnews


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February 20, 2014

@Melloquence - Hot Suh/Starizama Star Life Official Video - @Frastwinz @FrasTwinzMusic


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African Videos Link Up: Watch Iyanya - Kukere - @Iyanya @ubifranklin1


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February 19, 2014

To Di World International Dancehall Show wk7 - @SilverStarSound

To_Di_World_Dancehall_ShowLive.jpgThis week we unleash the new remix with Tarrus Riley & Konshens, it's crazy. Chucki Starr has been representing on the scene from London for years, 2014 he has team up with legendary group Aswad from the UK on bombshell

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When you playing the show make sure the volume is HIGH!!!!

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February 17, 2014

Tarrus Riley 'Love Situation' Hits #1 On Billboard Charts - @TarrusRileyJA

Tarrus_RIley_Billboard_Love_Situation.jpgNew York, New York. Tarrus Riley recent album, 'Love Situation' continues to top the charts and hits the #1 spot again, this time on the Billboard Reggae chart. Love Situation released on February 4, debuted at #1 on the iTunes reggae chart along with five tracks hitting the singles chart. With the great success of the album Tarrus Riley, JukeBoxx records, Cannon Music, and Zojak World Wide are all very pleased with the current success of the album and the response from fans and critics alike worldwide.

Patricia Meschino of Billboard Magazine stated, "Tarrus Riley's Love Situation is a stunning tribute to Jamaican rock steady as well as a landmark career recording. The use of classic Jamaican rhythms, which are given renewed luster through the immaculate production of Dean Fraser and Shane Brown, as well as the artist's superb, deeply affecting singing and songwriting yields an irresistible album that may finally bring Tarrus and by extension, contemporary Jamaican reggae, a much deserved, widespread audience throughout North America."

Currently on his Love Situation tour, Tarrus Riley is performing to large crowds and numerous sold out venues. Most recently, Tarrus Riley headlined the sold out, 1st annual Ladies Ball in Queens, NY and his stellar performance was well received


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@TianaMusic Shines On RJR Cross Country 10th Anniversary Road Tour Invasion - @Sweetkerah @Debbybissoon @Streetcredja


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Listen To EPISODE 81 of the No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show! With @YoungLion21

CLICK HERE To Listen & Download Link> http://younglion.podomatic.com/enclosure/2014-02-11T12_34_20-08_00.mp3

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Young Lion presents EPISODE 81 of the weekly #DRB aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show"
Lion drops a new collab with Mavado & Cham.
Nuff new riddims and singles!
Nothing but the best and newest Dancehall in the mix!
Courtesy www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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February 7, 2014

Exclusive: Diesel High Nah Stop Rave Official Video - So_Unique Records - @SO_UNIQUE_REC

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Demarco Wraps U.S Tour & Launches New Reality Show - @DemarcoDaDon @TeamDarkcide

Demarco_North_American%20Tour.jpgAmid the wave of velitation currently surrounding his video for the Cashflow Records produced single 'Ride' Dancehall star Demarco returned to the island earlier this week following the completion of a multi-state U.S. tour which saw him making sojourns in several cities across Florida, Maryland, Las Vegas and North Carolina to sizable audiences.

Commenting on the tour, Demarco says it was a resounding success and thanked the droves of North American fans that showed support despite the incongruous weather conditions.

"The weather was very unpredictable and awful at times, but I have to thank everyone who came out and supported my shows despite all the challenges. It really inspires me to see how devoted the fans are even in the face of adversity."

Back on local soil, Demarco is working assiduously on a number of new projects including a reality series titled 'Talk Yuh Mind'. Now in its second episode [WATCH EPISODE 2 - warning contains course language] the show adopts a weekly format spanning ten minutes and captures Demarco's life in its entirety showcasing uncut perspectives from the recording sessions to heated studio debates with friends, performances, his quest to lose weight and tours life among other facets. The series is produced and directed by True Gift Entertainment and available via his official YouTube channel 'Youtube.com/demarcolife'.


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Listen To EPISODE 80 of the No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show! With @YoungLion21

"The RAW MIX!"

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Young Lion presents EPISODE 80 of the weekly #DRB aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show"

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New riddims galore as the "RAW MIX" makes a requested return.
Nothing but the best and newest Dancehall in the mix!
Courtesy www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

iTunes Link: Subscribe to get the free weekly podcast downloaded automatically to your Apple device.
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February 4, 2014

@SilverStarSound Presents TO DI WORLD international Dancehall show wk5 2014

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN THIS WEEKS SHOW

To_Di_World_radioshow.jpgSilver Star Presents TO DI WORLD international Dancehall radio show specialised in playing FRESH Reggae/Dancehall riddims and singles, latest NEWS, plus we keep you posted on what's happening in the scene worldwide.

The show is syndicated on over 14 radio stations, covering regions all over the UK / Europe / America / Australia and the Caribbean.

Silver Star Presents TO DI WORLD international Dancehall wk5 2014
"Big tunes ah play same way and this week, we have the hits for you same way"
LISTEN OUT FOR: Spice & Elephant man teaming up on their latest single "all the way"

Since we received the "Good Book riddim" it has been on powerplay, there is just something about the riddim. Bramma has been doing his craft for a few years now, but 2014 is looking like the year of the Gorilla. Over the years the UK has produced many great talents, but right now the variety of quality UK artists is at a high, firstly we must big up Chucki Starr his latest track featuring Aswad is a straight hit!


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February 3, 2014

Extra! Extra! Mr Vegas Anoouces The Hit Reality Tv Show "Bruk It Down" Trailer - @MrVegasMusic @Platinumcamp


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Exclusive Video: Kalado - Pree Money & Gyal / Pay Dem Nuh Mind - @KaladoArtist


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February 1, 2014

Listen To The DRB Radio Podcast Episode 79 With @YoungLion21

#DRB 79
"Da Zone Edition!

CLICK On Link To Download> http://younglion.podomatic.com/enclosure/2014-01-28T14_10_13-08_00.mp3

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Young Lion presents EPISODE 79 of the weekly #DRB aka "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show"

Young Lion gets into a trance with New Jah Bouks, IOctane, Tiana, DeepJahi, Beenie Man +more!.

Nothing but da best Dancehall Vibes in da mix.
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Exclusive: Sanjay's Official Video For "Head Top" - @SANJAYisthename


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January 30, 2014

Busy Signal President of Dancehall Turf FULL interview - @SilverStarSound @BusySIgnal_Turf

Silver Star recently had an exclusive interview with Busy Signal on their To Di World Radio show hosted by Gussy & Randy

Busy Signal the only platinum selling Dancehall artist of 2013, talking about being the highest earner in 2013, his music being endorsed by sports personalities, and also the possibility of him representing live at the 2014 world cup.
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January 27, 2014

Ziggy Marley snags Reggae Grammy for live concert album - @ZiggyMarley

By Marc Parc
OutAroad Freelance Writer

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International Reggae superstar, Ziggy Marley has won the 2014 Grammy for Best Reggae Album for his live album, Ziggy Marley in Concert.

Marley eclipsed Sizzla (The Messiah), Beres Hammond (One Love, One Life), Snoop Lion (Reincarnated) and Sly & Robbie and the Jam Masters (Reggae Connection) for the Reggae Grammy, his fifth since the award was first instituted in 1985. Ziggy Marley in Concert is Marley's second solo album to win a Grammy in addition to three he won as the front man of his band, Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers.

Perhaps this should not as a surprise to music lovers, as since the Reggae Grammy was introduced, a Marley has taken home the honor 10 times, seven of those times happening since 2002. Stephen Marley has won the award three times (2008, 2009, 2012) while their brother, Damian 'Jr. Gong' Marley won twice (2002, 2004).


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January 24, 2014

Exclusive: Destra Garcia - MASH UP (Official Music Video) @DestraGarcia


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Listen To The DRB Radio Podcast Episode 78 With @YoungLion21

Young Lion presents EPISODE 78 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB"
The "One Drop Mix" makes a return!
Includes new Chronixx, Pressure, Busy Signal +more
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Melloquence - Go For Mine - Official Video - @Melloquence @IamFRASTWINZ @FRASTWINZ


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January 23, 2014

Hottest Dancehall & Reggae Releases: Worl' Boss, Kiprich, Busy Signal, Tifa & More - @Jwonder21

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Since proudly debuting her own "Short Boss Muzik" label with the release of "School". The devoted common law wife of incarcerated dancehall superstar Vybz Kartel, Tanesha 'Shorty' Johnson has given dancehall fans a slew of hits. The latest release by Short Boss Muzik "Make Up, Break Up" by Worl' Boss is now available on itunes distributed by digital giants 21st Hapilos.

A fan favorite, popular dancehall artist Kiprich received international recognition when he performed and wrote the lyrics to Elephant Man's "Jook Gal" featuring hip hop star Lil Jon. Kiprich is regarded as one of Jamaica's most prolific lyricist. Distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital, SoUnique Records presents Kiprich "Can't Get Weh" now on itunes.

Markus Records presents Markus "Jah Never Fail". Grammy award winner Buju Banton's eldest son Markus Myries who heads his own successful Markus Records label, as added artist to his accolades as he releases "Jah Never Fail" on itunes via 21st Hapilos Digital.


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January 21, 2014

Exclusive: Damel Whine You Waist Official Video - Hot Pursuit Riddim


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January 20, 2014

Extra! Extra! The Making Of Barrington Levy's BlackRoses Video Shoot Was Successful - @LevyBarrington @PlatinumCamP

Barrington_Levy_Daddy_biggs_video_shoot_Jamaica_Rosie.jpgAs reggae icon Barrington Levy's latest single, 'Rosie' bombs FM radio into submission, many people have been wondering what is the singer's obsession with 'Rosie'.

Several music industry insiders, reggae artistes, video vixens, and music fans descended on the Mixing Lab studio last week for the Mellow Canary's 'Rosie' shoot hoping to find out.

"There is no obsession with 'Rosie'," a smiling Levy said. "She's just a character." People think what they want to think, but me and Rosie don't have nothing going on. It's not Tutty-grand Rosie or any other Rosie."

Daddy Biggs CEO of Platinum Camp Records and President of Black Roses Records have never been more focused on aggressively promoting this hit single.

This video will resonate we the people and the single is a refreshing current reggae sound sure to be a hit. It has captured the ears of radio Dj's- willing to enter the single into heavy rotation. Everyone is loving the new sound. "Rosie" it has already gone world wide.

The video shoot, which was directed by Allison McLean and Team Roses started at 6 a.m. and continued well into the night. The legendary Chris Browne handled the actual video photography.

Industry insiders believe that this single, given the early buzz on the streets, is destined to be a monumental success. Radio broadcasters such as Barry G, Ron Muschette and Elise Kelly and Digital Chris have been raving about the well-produced single, 'Rosie', where Barrington Levy is at the height of his awesome vocal powers.


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Listen To The DRB Radio Podcast Episode 77 With @YoungLion21

Young Lion presents episode 77 of the weekly

DANCEHALL REGGAE BASHMENT SHOW aka DRB

The DARK edition!.
Includes new riddim from Cyclone. New Beenie Man + Busta Rhymes collab, Konshens, Busy Signal +more.
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January 19, 2014

Exclusive: Spice - So Mi Like It (Explicit) Official Video - @SpiceOfficial


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January 13, 2014

Listen To The DRB Radio Podcast Episode 76 With @YoungLion21

CLICK HERE To Listen The EPISODE 76 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB" Kicking 2014 with 100% NEW TRACKS!! Includes brand new VYBZ KARTEL, DEMARCO + more.
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January 10, 2014

Exclusive: Kiprich She Waan Touch Official Video - @Kipponubehavior @ArmzHouse_Rec


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January 9, 2014

Sizzla Kalonji Got His First Grammy Nomination - @SizzlaKalonji @VPRecords

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Congrats to Reggae Superstar Sizzla Kalonji on his first Grammy nomination. Mostly written and executive produced by himself, Sizzla's full scope of talents are displayed on his 70th effort The Messiah, which was released this May. As one of reggae's most prolific artists, he showcases his musical depth, passion and precision on this 15-track collection inspiring positive change worldwide. His social commentary on songs like "Chant Dem Down," "No Wicked Man" and "Psalms 121" reveal his daring bravado and righteous lyrics, while the melodic anthem "Good Love" unveils his softer side. The Messiah peaked at #1 on the South Florida Reggae Chart and New York Reggae Chart. With his fresh perspective, it is evident that Sizzla remains the reigning king of roots.


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Beres Hammond Back In The Grammies With One Love, One Life - @BeresHammondOJ @VPRecords

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Known to many as the "Otis Redding of Reggae," Beres Hammond has been producing and pouring out his smoky-sweet vocals over every kind of riddim track for almost 40 years. VP Records released his latest Grammy-nominated, double-disc studio album One Love, One Life in November 2012. The release peaked at #1 on Billboard's Top 10 Reggae Album chart and was hailed by Rolling Stone as "one of the best albums of a four-decade-long career." The first disc One Love includes his signature classic lover's rock sound, while the second disc One Life contains more of his socially-conscious, spiritually empowering tunes. Beres Hammond produced 19 of the 20 songs with co-producers Donovan Germain on "No Candle Light," Collin "Bulby" York on "In My Arms" and Michael Fletcher on "More Time." This is Beres Hammond's second Grammy nomination for Best Reggae Album. The icon was considered in 2002 for his 2001 studio album Music Is Life.


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January 8, 2014

Exclusive: Stupid Money by Wayne Marshall ft. Assassin Official Video - @Wayne_Marshall @AgentSasco


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January 6, 2014

Tiana - Lashes Out Against Artistes Who Bragged About Getting Gyal Easy in new song Yuh Nuh Groupie - @Tianamusic

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Listen To Unbiased Sting 2013 Review On The DRB Show With @YoungLion21

Young Lion presents episode 75 of the weekly ... DANCEHALL REGGAE BASHMENT SHOW aka DRB

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Special Edition Show as Young Lion gives an unbiased review of Sting 2013.
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January 5, 2014

@BustaRhymes Teams Up with @BunjiGarlin on Differentology Remix

“Differentology (Ready For The Road)” is featured on Soca Gold 2013 (VP) and available now on iTunes:
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Busta_Rymes_Bunji_Garlin_Doffferentology_Remix.jpgBunji Garlin will release his upcoming studio album this year via international distributing giant VP Records prestigious label. His anticipated release will be his first full-length release on VP Records since 2007's Global. The Trinidadian artist and international soca royalty is known for his high-energy stage shows, lyrical confidence and eloquence. Garlin is both a composer and performer of soca and ragga soca. The latter is a blend of soca with dancehall music that he made his own during the start of his career in the late '90s. He has won the "Ragga Soca Monarch" competition in both 2000 and 2001, the Young King title in 2001, the coveted title of International Soca Monarch in 2002 and then reclaimed this title for three more years.

1. Busta Rhymes jumps on the official remix for "Differentology (Ready For The Road)." Stream or download now.

2. Flash mob performance to song occurred inside the Long Island, NY airport over the holiday season.
Watch now: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YCjbTtNdc0

3. MTV Iggy's 2013 Song of the Year

4. Performed song with The Roots at annual Okayplayer holiday party

5. Okayplayer Large Up's #1 Soca Song for 2013

6. One of NPR's Top 100 Songs of 2013


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Ninja Man, Capleton & Louie Culture Shined at Christmas Extravaganza

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Anyone who was in attendance at the recently held Boom Energy Drink GT Taylor's Christmas Extravaganza stage show in St. Elizabeth can attest to the fact that Capleton and Ninja Man were two of the best acts of the night.

As matter of fact the two veteran Deejays delivered what could be described as a show stealing performance.

Capleton was the first to hit the stage, backed by the Ruff Kut band the 'King of Fire' was in a no nonsense mood as he served up several of his biggest hits which had the crowd going wild.

However things got even more frenetic when he was joined on stage by the 'Don Gorgon' Ninja Man. Digging deep into their catalogues both artistes performed several of their older hits such as Lotion Man, Send For Protection, Good So and Long Fi Release much to the delight of the huge audience in attendance.

Midway their performance Ninja Man said to Capleton "A new tune time." Then both artistes took turns reeling off brand new lyrics that ignited the crowd.


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December 30, 2013

Black Ryno Reveals Kiprich Knew They Were Going To Clash At Sting - @RynoDiStinger @Gibbopresents

I recently tracked down the new "Sting Clash Champion" Blak Ryno, to discuss his victory over Kiprich at Sting 2013.

Listen to the interview to find out

* If Kiprich knew that Ryno would be challenging him.
* Why he accepted the invitation to take part in the clash.
* If we saw the best of Kiprich, and why he seemed slow to get his lines out.
* How he prepared for the clash.
* If he's surprised no one else challenged Kiprich.
* If he intends to defend his title next year.
* What he's going to do with the $30,000 USD.
* How he celebrated his victory.
* How much happier he is now, then he was at this time last year.
* How he plans to use the current buzz surrounding him to further his career.
* And much more.

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Gibbo Presents - Dancehall, reggae and sound system culture interviews.
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Jazz Un-breaks hearts with @ToniBraxton

Toni_Braxton_Jazz_And_Blues_Festival.jpgThe 18th staging of the JAMAICA Jazz and Blues Festival is set to sizzle with six time Grammy Award winning star Toni Braxton. The event takes place on Thursday, January 30, 2014 - Saturday, February 1, 2014.

Also adding their brand of musical fireworks to the stage at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium will be Grammy Award winning song bird Chrissette Michelle whose hits include Epiphany and A couple of Foreveres and Aaron Neville whose mega hit Don't Know much ignited Jamaica in 1989.

Patrons of the Festival will be treated to exceptional performances in addition to great fun, food and networking.

A festival spokes person notes that several additional announcements will be made but believes the artistes listed are phenomenal singers and performers and have a repertoire of music Jamaicans enjoy.

Leading lady, Toni Braxton captured six Grammy awards with hits such as Un-break my heart, Spanish Guitar and Breath Again and claimed a prominent spot in the hearts of Jamaican with her swag and huge vocals.


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Listen To The DRB Radio Podcast Episode 74 With @YoungLion21

Young Lion presents episode 74 of the weekly

CLICK HERE To Listen Episode 74 of The Weekly DRB Show With Young Lion

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Exclusive: Charly Black Loyalty Official Video - @Charlyblack876 @SeanizzleMusic


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December 29, 2013

Black Ryno Dethroned Kiprich - Walks Away With 3 Million - @RynoDiStinger


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December 23, 2013

Artistes Set To Deliver Exciting Performances At Boom Energy Drink GT Taylor's Christmas Reggae Extravaganza

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Boom Energy Drink GT Taylor's Christmas Reggae Extravaganza is just a few days away and music lovers in St. Elizabeth are eagerly looking forward to the annual Christmas night event.

For over a decade patrons attending the event have been treated to some very exciting performances and this year they are expecting nothing less.

The patrons are not the only ones who are looking forward to Boom Energy Drink GT Taylor's Christmas Extravaganza.

Several artistes on the lineup including Dancehall star Capleton has stated that they are excited about performing on the prestigious event that will unfold on, Christmas night inside Independence Park in Black River, St. Elizabeth.

"You know its always a good vibes performing for the people in St. Elizabeth, they always show me a lot of love and positive energy. I am gonna give them another explosive performance, I'm the King of Fire so the performance will be hot. I am going there to deliver a wonderful performance for my people in St. Elizabeth," said Capleton.

Fast rising Deejay QQ, who has scored one of the biggest hits in 2013 with his controversial song titled, One Drop is equally excited about performing on the event. The St. Elizabeth home boy plans to make his home parish proud of him.

"This is my first time on the show, St. Elizabeth is my place, my grand parents are from St. Elizabeth. I'm really excited to be on the show to perform for my people. I plan to give them a strong performance. GT Taylor has been doing big things over the years with this show. I know he has worked hard to make it one of the major shows in Jamaica and I am happy to be a part of it," said QQ.


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Video Alley recap - With Suzie Q - @SuzieQReggae


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Soca's New Leader (BET) Bunji Garlin Recently Took Over NYC, Boston, Hartford @BUNJIGARLIN @WithLovePR

Bunji_Garlin_Soul_Train_Award_2013.jpgBunji Garlin, known to many as the Viking of Soca, is taking the genre to new heights. A year after his explosive single's release, "Differentology (Ready For The Road)" is breaking beyond Caribbean Carnival and turning into a massive hit in North America. The single was recently chosen as one of NPR's Favorite Anthems for 2013 and is in the running for MTV Iggy's Song of the Year as well as a primetime spot on NYC's Top 40 radio station 92.3 FM NOW's Toro's Top 7 @ 7:47.

On the heels of his 2013 Soul Train Award win for Best International Performance, Bunji Garlin (who BET recently called "Soca's new leader") went on a whirlwind promo tour across NYC, Boston and Hartford between Dec. 8 through Dec. 12 to promote his latest single. As a direct result, "Differentology (Ready For The Road)" peaked last week at #1 on Shazam (the commercial mobile phone-based music identification service) in the New York City boroughs including Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens as well as Fort Lee, NJ. The single also aired again inside Brooklyn's Barclays Center during the NBA face-off between the Nets and Clippers on Dec. 12.

Garlin kicked off his promo tour with performances in Brooklyn, NY, including Caribbean City's Fire Sundays on Dec 8th and Brooklyn Bowl the following evening, where the talented vocalist had the opportunity to play "Differentology (Ready For The Road)" with The Roots at OkayPlayer's annual holiday party. This past Thursday (Dec. 12) in Manhattan, the Viking of Soca headlined Webster Hall alongside Hot 97 FM's DJ Mister Cee to a full house of fans screaming "we ready, we ready." The same day, Garlin swung by Miss Lily's Variety Store for an interview and freestyle session on Radio Lily's Large Up Sessions and performed at WBLS FM 107.5's holiday party and Queens' Level Ultra Lounge hosted by Power 105's DJ Norie.


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December 21, 2013

Exclusive: Gage Put It Yasso Viral Video - @Gage_Almighty @CorneliusDaley


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Lil' Lion Guests Mix + STEIN VS POPCAAN on #DRB Episode 73! @YoungLion21

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DANCEHALL REGGAE BASHMENT SHOW aka DRB

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN EPISODE 73 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB"

Hot new riddims Redlight, Relapse +more.
Da Lil' Lion drops a guest mix!
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Super Cat Home Coming - @ReggaeSting @downsoundrecord @Keona_Danesia

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Super Cat touches into Jamaica this Sunday December 22. The last time his feet touched Jamaican soil was a dozen years ago.

He returns for the 30th anniversary of STING.The stage where over 20 years ago he clashed with Ninja Man for what is still described as the 'clash of the century' at Jamaica's National Stadium.

City communities are abuzz with the return of the Cat and making preparations for their DJ. The travel route has been worked out so no community feels slighted and that the Don Dadda touches everyone equally. Excitement is in the air and 'tun up til it buck'. In all of this "Cat' has been issuing instructions, 'Mek sure oonu touch ….'

The Homecoming Tour culminates with "Super Cat's Homecoming Party" at Cockburn Gardens, Primary & Junior High School Football Field, 118 Hagley Park Road, St. Andrew on Sunday December 22, 2013 @ 12:30 pm. His next stop for a special meet and greet will be in Portmore at the Captain's Bakery at 4:30 pm. Magnum fuels the Supreme Promotions, DownSound events.

Catch the DeeJay's pre-Sting performance for his community. The Wild Apache remains hardcore and unapologetic, constant, militant and controversial.


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December 19, 2013

Shaggy & Friends for Jan 4th, 2014 ft. @Tessanne Chin - @Ne-Yo & More! - @Direalshaggy

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Shaggy lives by a motto that has been adopted by people around the world. The motto is "it's not about the award, it's about the reward," and reward is what Shaggy will receive to begin 2014!

On January 4th, Shaggy and friends will celebrate at the artists annual concert called Shaggy and Friends. The event is produced by Shaggy and team to raise funds for the Bustamante Children's Hospital in Jamaica. Now in its 8th year (7 years prior to that Shaggy was doing this on his own), Shaggy has raised more than $2 Million USD for the hospital which has been used to buy necessary medical equipment.

This year some of Shaggy's closest friends will be in attendance to support his fundraising efforts. Friends such as award winning, and international recording artist Ne-Yo whose hits include "Miss Independent," "Sexy Love," and "Because of You" will perform. Ne-Yo, who became friends with Shaggy after meeting the star through mutual friends, didn't hesitate to lend support to the cause saying "I am honored to perform for the children of Jamaica and bring added attention to the Bustamante Hospital." In addition to Ne-Yo joining Shaggy on stage, January 4th will mark the homecoming of Jamaica's international songstress, Tessanne Chin.


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December 18, 2013

Tess is the best - Jamaican singing sensation takes home 'The Voice' crown - @Tessanne

By Marc Parc
OutAroad Freelance Writer

Tessane_Chin_Celine_Dion_Voice_Winner_Jamaican.jpgIt is fitting that Tessanne Chin's handle on the popular picture-sharing website, Instagram is 'TheBesTess,' because after pulling off one of the most incredible renditions of a Whitney Houston song in recent memory and showing exemplary humility throughout her run on The Voice, she has painted an image of excellence and grace that has ever graced a talent show stage.

That image is now worth a lot more than 1,000 words, as the 28-year-old Jamaican singer took home the title on the season five finale of the American talent show on Tuesday night, pocketing US$100,000 and a recording contract with a major U.S. label. The result, which also made Adam Levine the winning coach on the show, was confirmed following a two-hour season finale, featuring a number of performances including all the season's contestants, as well as guest performances by the likes of Lady Gaga, Ne-Yo, Paramore and many more.

The standout performance of the night, however, was from Tessanne, who received the opportunity to sing with legendary singer and idol, Celine Dion, causing her to hysterically burst into tears as she tried to channel the shock. That nervous energy, however, was translated into the typical vocal brilliance she displayed throughout the competition, performing Love Can Move Mountains alongside the Grammy-winning musician, with both clearly enjoying themselves and giving a display of pure musical talent.


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Kranium on @Hot97 Morning show w/ Ebro & @ciphasounds - @therealkranium

Kranium breaks down the meaning of his hit single!

After battling last week on HOT 97 " Battle of the beats " check out Kranium's interview with Ebro & Cipha Sounds this week on HOT 97 " Morning Show "


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December 14, 2013

@21stHapilos Shoots Straight to the Heart of music lovers with Upcoming "Poison Arrow Riddim" - @Jwonder21

Poison_Arrow_Riddim_johnny_wonder_itunes.jpgBy true definition, Poison Arrows have been used by hunter-gatherer peoples worldwide for the purposes of catching their prey, and it is in keeping with that sentiment that Johnny Wonder aim is to capture a worldwide musical audience with an infectious riddim. Since being leaked on the net this past Monday, the hit bound singles from Alaine, Ce'Cile, Chris Martin, I Octane and Lady Saw have received rave reviews. Social media is abuzz and have sprung various viral videos.

The album features the lovely and talented Ce'Cile who has laid her vocals on "Over One", while the incomparable songstress Alaine delivers "Love Is All I Bring". Amongst this star studded lineup is the Queen of Dancehall, the first female deejay to ever win a Grammy Award and to be certified as a triple-platinum artist, Lady Saw! Her single features rising artist Dice with "Poison Arrow". To round of the cast of ladies, is yet another Queen, the very soulful and conscious minded Queen Ifrica with "Family Meeting".

Reggae crooner Christopher Martin with "Love Sick", It has been a whirlwind year for the artist as he performed to sold out venues and still found time to deliver hits. Numerous award winner, featured in prestigious billboard magazine and countless top charting singles is I Octane, the reggae star gives you "Island Breeze", while Kabaka Pyramid who was named as one of top 4 artists to watch in 2013 by the Jamaica Gleaner performs "Pretty Like Flowers". Jah Vinci "Lock Me With Love" and Bobby Hustle "Go Away" round up the "Poison Arrow Riddim".

Produced by dancehall and reggae mogul Johnny Wonder head of 21st Hapilos the biggest dancehall and reggae digital distribution company, and Riddim created & Mixed by Dynasty Records, "Poison Arrow Riddim" will be available on itunes December 17th, 2013.


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Elephant Man speaks on Da Worlds No.1 Weekly Dancehall Show with @YoungLion21 @ElediEnergyGod

Young Lion presents EPISODE 72 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB"

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Elephant Man speaks to Lion about the current state of the industry and Sting. Brand new Poison Arrow riddim +more!

Nothing but da best and Dancehall Vibes in da mix.
Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21
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December 9, 2013

Snoop Lion, Sizzla amongst finalists for Reggae Grammy - @SnoopLion @SizzlaKalonji

By Marc Parc
OutAroad Freelance Writer

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After temporarily ditching hardcore lyrics for songs about unity and anti-violence, Snoop Dogg has seen his Reggae efforts rewarded by The Recording Academy as he was named one of five finalists on Friday for the Best Reggae Album award at next year's Grammy Awards.

The artist, whose real name is Calvin Broadus, is being nominated for his album, Reincarnated, released in April while using the Snoop Lion moniker. The album, which features collaborations with Mavado, Popcaan, Mr. Vegas, Drake and Miley Cyrus amongst others, was the best-selling Reggae album in the United States this year, with over 21,000 copies sold in its debut week and, to date, has sold well over 50,000 copies there.

Despite criticism from legendary Jamaican artists such as Bunny Wailer and Lady Saw, the album received a number of positive reviews. However, the Snoop Lion act appears to have been cut, at least for the time being, as he recently changed his name again, to Snoopzilla.

Another artist receiving his first Reggae Grammy nod is Sizzla Kalonji for his album, The Messiah. Having recorded over 70 albums in his career, it is the first chance he will have a music's most prestigious award. The Messiah features 15 tracks, including Chant Dem Down and Psalm 121.


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Bunji Garlin Wins Soul Train Award - @BunjiGarlin

The Viking of Soca Will Set Foot in NYC Next Week From Dec. 8-13

Bunji_Garlin_Soul_Train_Award_2013.jpgTrinidadian soca star Bunji Garlin takes home the 2013 Soul Train Award for Best International Performance. Other nominees in this category included Machel Montano, Emeli Sande, P-Square and Iyanya. While this year's Soul Train Awards was taped in Las Vegas on Nov. 8, the ceremony aired this past Sunday (Dec. 1) on BET. Garlin lands this win for his hit song "Differentology.".

Bunji Garlin's "Differentology" has been the year's biggest anthem throughout the Caribbean Carnival season and is a making a major impact in North America. DJ supergroup Major Lazer immediately jumped on the remix, who helped fuel the buzz to a crossover audience earlier this year. More recently, the song was declared the champion on NYC's HOT 97 FM's Battle of The Beats competition, which currently put the track into full rotation at hip hop’s premiere station. "Differentology" was just featured on ABC's top-rated TV drama series Grey's Anatomy and is quickly becoming one of the NBA's new favorite arena anthems. It aired during the Brooklyn Nets vs. Portland Trail Blazers face-off and Toronto Raptors vs. Miami Heat game.

Bunji Garlin is set to release his upcoming studio album, aptly titled Differentology, next year on VP Records. His anticipated album will be his first full-length release on VP Records since 2007's Global. The international soca vocalist recently wrapped his album photo shoot with iconic photographer Jonathan Mannion (whose credits include Lance Armstrong, Jay Z, Lil Wayne, Drake & Bon Iver).

Next week (between Dec. 8 - Dec. 13), Garlin is also slated to arrive in New York City to promote his lead single "Differentology" and deliver a special surprise performance to be announced at a later date.

Watch the official video for "Differentology" (directed by Nigel Thompson):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5g4EsftP8I


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December 7, 2013

Listen To The DRB Radio Podcast Episode 71 With @YoungLion21

Young Lion presents episode 71 of the weekly

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Elephant Man enters the Dancehall Of Fame! ... Nothing but da best and Dancehall Vibes in da mix ... Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter

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December 4, 2013

Super Cat Promises Memorable Performance for Sting 30 - @ReggaeSting @downsoundrecord

Supercat_sting_2013.jpgWilliam Maragh a.k.a. Super Cat, caught up with Barry G live on air in Jamaica. Barry G got Cat live on the phone in New York as he was hanging out with his manager Earlton. Cat started out by acknowledging the greats who had passed on in the form of Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Garnet Silk, who passed this time in 1994.

The D.J. who also goes by the name 'Wild Apache' reminisced about the music and about the role Barry G and David Rodigan played in the music. He spoke to sharing stage on Sting with Ninja Man and others and rising to the occasion. Super Cat says he will be in Jamaica shortly and alluded to the fact that patrons should look out for his performance on Sting 2013. This was the DJ's first interview in Jamaica in a dozen years and when he performs on Boxing day, it will be for the first time in a dozen years.

'Cat' released hit singles 'Si Boops Deh', 'Cry Fi Di Youth', 'Sweets for My Sweet', 'Dolly My Baby', 'Wild Apache', 'Don Dadda' 'Ghetto Red Hot', 'Dem Nuh Worry We' in the late eighties and early nineties. In 1992 signed to Columbia Records, he released the album 'Don Dadda' and in 1993 on Sony Music he released 'the good, the bad, the ugly and the crazy' with his brother Junior Cat, Junior Demus and Nicodemus.

Hardcore and unapologetic, the wild apache 'Super Cat' with the mic as his tool and the stage as his school, is sometimes conscious, militant to a fault and 100% controversial.


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@Tessanne strolls into 'The Voice' semis following double delight

By Marc Parc
OutAroad Freelance Writer

Tessanne_Chin_voice_america_Jamaica.jpgThe vision of Jamaican songstress, Tessanne Chin going all the way towards the top on season five of The Voice is no longer the pipe dream it appeared to be at the start; it now borders on being a full-fledged reality as the mercurial talent soared to the semi-finals Tuesday night.

Chin is now one of five finalists on the talent show, receiving the third most votes overall for her sparkling renditions of Bob Marley's Redemption Song and Katy Perry's Unconditional. The former, a tribute to Jamaica's greatest musical export, landed Tessanne top spot amongst her compatriots on the iTunes chart, peaking at 15th on the overall chart.

She joins teammates, Wil Champlin and James Wolpert, who was saved by the 'instant save feature near the end of the show. This means their coach, Adam Levine has a commanding advantage going into the final shows on Dec. 16 and 17, guaranteeing that he will have a protégé on said finals with three of the remaining five contestants under his tutelage.

Jacqueline Lee (Team Christina) received the most overall votes while Cole Vosbury (Team Blake) finished second. Matthew Schuler, a fan favorite since his performance of Hallelujah earlier in the competition, was sent home, in part due to being seemingly out of his vocal range during his performance of Percy Sledge's classic, When a Man Loves a Woman.


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December 3, 2013

Exclusive: Watch Tiana Gyal Broad Out Official Video - @Tianamusic


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Sean Paul Teams up with Mr. Vegas & Fatman Scoop on Party Tun UP - @DuttyPaul _@MrVegasMusic @FatManScoop

Mr_Vegas_Sean_Paul_Party_Tun_Up.jpgInternational superstar Sean Paul has been hitting up the airwaves with collaborations featuring fellow Jamaican artistes. The highly sought after artiste recently completed wrapping up the video for the remix of Mr. Vegas' Party Tun Up also featuring Fat Man Scoop and is gearing up to shoot the video for his hit single Want Dem All feat. Konshens from his upcoming Full Frequency album.

Mr. Vegas is pleased with this collaboration mix by Max Persha of Italy and believes that it will help with his exposure in the International entertainment market. "I reached out to Sean Paul and of course he liked the track and blessed me with his vocals. I am trying to go into the heart of the mainstream and trying to get into this market. This is Fatman Scoop's market and Sean Paul is into this market as well," Vegas explained in an interview with Boomshots.

Sean Paul Best Dancehall Collaborations include;

1. Konshens (Want Dem All)

2. Damian 'Jr. Gong' Marley (Riot)

3. Beenie Man (Greatest Gallis/Boss Man)

4. Mr. Vegas (Party Tun Up remix)

5. Farenheit (Hit Em)

6. Mr. Vegas (Haffi Get Da Gal Ya)

7. Shaggy and Brian and Tony Gold (Hey Sexy Lady)

8. Various Artistes (Material Medley)


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November 28, 2013

Sting Launch JA - Sting Has Definitely Gone Cosmo - @ReggaeSting @Connectintlpr

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Sting's launch was a cosmopolitan affair at the Jamaica Pegasus. Red Carpet entrance ushered you into the celebrity mingle bar and from there into the ballroom which was tastefully decorated with sponsor call outs. The VIP enclosure reflected all the sponsors in movie like fashion as sting supporters greeted each other with hugs and kisses and laughter and just a general good mood and feel. The décor was on point; they brought the technology and production values of Jamworld to the Pegasus.

Howard 'Big Mac' McIntosh was in his element when he introduced the Sting Directors (Isaiah Laing, Junior 'Heavy D' Fraser, Josef Bogdanovich and Big Mac himself). He entered with a 'bad man' walk which the capacity crowd loved, he played some music and then he ran the 'Tiger' track 'When'. He had the audience singing and dancing with him and then the track stuck on 'Laing'. 'Big Mac' proclaimed that the Supreme men were big, black and bald, but they had a partner who was the opposite of that, at which time he welcomed Joe to the 'million dollar man' track.

Creator of Sting and Supreme promotions C.E.O. Isaiah Laing spoke about the December release of his book "Point Blank Range….A Jamaican Bad Man police..The story of Isaiah Laing"
Josef Bogdanovich spoke afterwards and just like Tony Stark "Iron Man' he proved he was the millionaire philanthropist genius in terms of what he has planned for Sting.


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November 27, 2013

Tessanne sizzles to 'The Voice' top six following 'Underneath It All' rendition - @Tessanne

By Marc Parc
OutAroad Freelance Writer

Tessanne_chin_The_Voice_america.jpgThe journey continues for sparkling Jamaican songstress, Tessanne Chin as she squeezed into the top six of NBC's hit talent show, The Voice Tuesday night after once again tapping into her roots by performing an island classic.

Chin joins fellow Team Adam mates, Wil Champlin and James Wolpert in the top six of the heart-stomping live performance round, leaving Adam Levine as the only coach with all of his protégés still alive in the round. Cole Vosbury of Team Blake (coached by Blake Shelton)and Jacqueline Lee of Team Christina (coached by Christina Aguilera) also advanced through the initial round of votes while Lee's teammate, Matthew Schulermoved on thanks to the 'instant save' feature.

This meant Ray Boudreaux and show favorite, Caroline Pennell were sent home, the latter's elimination leaving coach, Cee'Lo Green with no more artists on his team.

Having shown off her versatility by mastering Reggae, pop and soul music, Tessanne Chin dipped into the sound which made her a star in Jamaica in the mid-2000s, going Reggae fusion with http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvuVFHTvdaY, the Grammy-winning single by rock band, No Doubtand the 'Queen of Dancehall,' Lady Saw.


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This Week's Hot Singles & Riddims ft Mavado, Tiana, Aidonia, Peng Riddim & More - @Jwonder21 @TianaMusic @Aidoniajop @Mavado_gully

This week spotlights features:

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DJ Frass presents "Carpet" performed by international billboard topping artist Mavado. DJ Frass Records are responsible for such hit riddims as Shellings Riddim, Diamond & Gold Riddim and Special Delivery Riddim amongst many others. "Carpet" is now available on itunes via 21st Hapilos Digital.

The Dancehall Duchess Tiana is ending the year on a high note with various single and videos charting worldwide, and her latest "Gyal Back It Up" produced by Sounique Records is no exception. Distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital, "Gyal Back It Up" is now available on itunes.

Hitmaker Muzik presents "No Fren" by the Hitmaker himself! Once quoted as saying "My first love is recording and being an artiste. I am a fan of music, so I know what people like, so I try to make music that I like". Multi talented singer/producer Hitmaker latest release "No Fren" is now available on itunes.

With the holiday season upon us, Reggae crooner Khristopher offers his soulful reggae rendition of "This Christmas" produced by Singry records. Distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital, "This Christmas" is now available on itunes.


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November 25, 2013

Watch @Tianamusic OnStage CVM TV Video Premiere and Interview With Winford Williams

ONSTAGETV - ONSTAGE NOVEMBER 23 2013 SEGMENT 3 VIDEOSTAGE TIANA BUSY SIGNAL RC from ONSTAGE on Vimeo.


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November 23, 2013

Trinidad and Tobago's First-Ever Gospel All-Inclusive A Massive Success - @Foxfuse

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New York, NY (FOX FUSE) - Trinidad and Tobagonian Gospel reggae artist Joel "Positive" Murray celebrated his seven-year journey in music at Trinidad and Tobago's first-ever Gospel all-inclusive extravaganza, Chapter 7 - Blessing After Blessing, on Saturday, November 9, 2013 in Diego Martin, Trinidad. Backed by his ultra-talented Signature Band, Positive guided the avid audience through his entire catalog, touching on his versatile sounds and songs ranging from traditional Gospel classics to reggae and dancehall-influenced gems, making for a more contemporary and modern take on Gospel, for which he is known. The night was supported by other local Gospel acts including Isaac Blackman, Rizon, Sean Daniel and J Prince, each performing on tracks with a DJ, leading up to the headlining, live-band performance from Positive, providing the sold-out crowd with an unforgettable and glorious experience of non-stop singing and dancing throughout the balmy Caribbean night.

Attendees of the first-ever Gospel all-inclusive were treated to a vast array of native cuisine that included fresh doubles, corn soup, roti, various chicken and fish dishes, and local libations such as virgin guava daiquiris, as they bore witness to the ministry and music from Positive and friends. This showcase served as an introduction of Trinidad and Tobago's Gospel reggae music industry to media, government officials, the business sector and advertising industry, and fans alike, all of whom were in attendance. Gaining international media attention with his current album Forever My King (released last December from FOX FUSE), Positive was joined by Billboard Magazine journalist Patricia Meschino, who journeyed to Trinidad to cover this auspicious occasion. One highlight of the night was when Positive invited Meschino on stage to properly introduce her to the audience and thank her for what's she is doing for Caribbean music, and now Gospel reggae.
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November 22, 2013

Listen To The No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show! #DRB 69 - @YoungLion21

The No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show! #DRB 69
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Fresh from Amsterdam Young Lion presents episode 69 of the weekly "DANCEHALL REGGAE BASHMENT SHOW" aka "DRB" and goes innnn! Includes a brand new Elephant Man & Busy Signal collab. Nothing but da best and Dancehall Vibes in da mix. Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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November 20, 2013

Tessanne heads to the top eight on 'The Voice' - @Tessanne @UsainBolt

By Marc Parc
OutAroad Freelance Writer

Tessanne_Chin_Usain_Bolt.jpgJamaicans breathed a sigh of relief Tuesday night after singing sensation, Tessanne Chin edged into the top eight of NBC's hit talent show, The Voice.

Chin, one of the favorites to win the competition, was left to wait nervously as her compatriot on Adam Levine's team, James Tolbert received the most fan votes of any top 10 contestant while fellow teammate, Wil Champlin finished with the fourth most votes.

With Matthew Schuler of Team Christina (led by Christina Aguilera) and Ray Boudreaux of Team Blake (led by Blake Shelton) also going through early, Tessanne had to sweat out more than half the show before her name was finally called by show host, Carson Daly, which set social media alight.

A night earlier, Tessanne was one of the standouts during the top 10 live performance show, flipping the script by performing Gladys Knight and the Pips' soulful classic, If I Were Your Woman. The lower, more mellow tone of the song proved no sticking point for the Jamaican songstress, as her range and transitions throughout verses were relatively smooth.


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November 19, 2013

Exclusive: Demarco Lazy Body Official Video - @DemarcoDaDon


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November 18, 2013

Another MOBO Award for Sean Paul - @DuttyPaul

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Reggae/Dancehall superstar, Sean Paul, has managed to once again emphasize his status as an acclaimed international act when he topped a quality nomination pool to walk away with the Music of Black Origin Award (MOBO). Sean Paul was being handed the MOBO award for the third time as he continues to expand his fan base and ultimately his International appeal.

The Grammy-winning deejay was up against stern opposition in fellow musicians and well known hit-makers in order to cop the award. Also mominated for the award were fellow Jamaican acts such as the ever growing in popularity Popcaan, the singing sensation Tarrus Riley and the most recent cross-over Dancehall artiste to make his mark internationally, Mavado. The pool was completed by Stylo G also of Jamaican heritage but based in the UK.

Sean Paul copped the award over a very strong nomination pool due to his recent string of hits from the album Tomahawk Technique including the popular collaboration, How Deep Is Your Love featuring Kelly Rowland.

Sean Paul is seeking to continue on the current wave of success and is set to release Full Frequency his sixth studio album which promises to be a dynamic set featuring local and international artistes such as Nicki Minaj, Two Chainz, Damian Marley and Konshens.


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November 16, 2013

@Wayne_Marshall Nabs @AceHood, @WakaFlocka & @TheCham on "Killer Club Anthem"

Wayne_marshall_go_hard_artiste_jamaican_marley.jpgJamaican reggae artist Wayne Marshall rallies in dancehall star Cham and rappers Ace Hood and Waka Flocka on his brand new song "Go Harder," the remix of Marshall's 2012 hit "Go Hard." The Damian Marley produced track is off Marshall's upcoming EP Tru Colors, which drops Nov 26, and his new studio album, carrying the same name, available on Jan 21, 2014. Both releases will be released on the Marley-owned label Ghetto Youths International and distributed by Thirty Tigers / Sony Red. The 5-song EP showcases Marshall’s range as singer, deejay (rapper) and songwriter and is the perfect mixture of his latest hits and new material.

FUSE premieres the "killer club anthem" and says that "Marshall's dancehall hook perfectly melds with trap beats and hard-hitting verses from Waka Flocka and Ace Hood."

Listen to Wayne Marshall's "Go Harder" feat. Ace Hood, Baby Cham & Waka Flocka here:
https://soundcloud.com/thirtytigers/go-harder-feat-ace-hood-baby/s-UzNqF


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@21stHapilos Gospel Delivers Inspirational Music to Soothe the Soul for One and All - @Jwonder21

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U.S.A, JA (21st Hapilos Gospel) - Since inception, 21st Hapilos Digital Distribution has been releasing Gospel albums with the likes of Omari, Rolando Blake and Murphy Productions just to name a few. Recognizing the demand, Gospel distribution now has its own branch, 21st Hapilos Gospel which promises to significantly boost and highlight the profile of Gospel music across the board. 21st Hapilos Gospel main focus is the marketing and promotion of Gospel and inspirational music, while providing positive entertainment for the entire family.

Now available on itunes:

RB Records presents "Deception Riddim". The riddim features stars of Caribbean Gospel A Wil with "Break It Down", Lypher & Redeem "God of the Impossible" and Ordinary "Doing it Wrong". The uplifting inspirational riddim is now available on itunes via 21st Hapilos Gospel.

From Stephen Murphy's own imprint label Murphy Productions comes the inspirational single "Unity" on the Trinity Riddim. Through his musical lyrics the song delivers a simple and powerful message..."Unity". Distributed by 21st Hapilos Gospel, "Unity" is now available on itunes.


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Listen To The DRB Radio Podcast Episode 68 With @YoungLion21

The No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show!
#DRB 68

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Young Lion presents EPISODE 68 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB"
Includes a brand new Jah Cure & Lady Saw collab, Vybz Kartel, Mavado, Assassin +more!

Nothing but da best and Dancehall Vibes in da mix.
Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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November 11, 2013

Reggae Singing Sensation (Sanchez) Inks Huge Distribution Deal!

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International reggae star Sanchez has inked a distribution deal with New Millionaire Entertainment. Known for his plethora of songs and a voice that translates into perfection each time he sings, Sanchez has been a staple for many huge concerts globally and in the hearts of music lovers around the globe.

Now looking towards a larger platform, Sanchez takes another step in his career and brings New Millionaire Entertainment onboard. New Millionaire has positioned itself to be the next big player in the record industry providing distribution and marketing to it's roster of artistes. The company's partners Clinton Garibaldi and Dave Grant have over 15 years of experience in the music industry collectively.

Owner and CEO Clinton Garibaldi is the former executive producer of P & L records and Colossal Entertainment, which under his direction delivered several chart topping rhythms and singles.

Clinton is known for the successful international collaborations and the host of international artists he has worked with to create chart topping songs such as; Mavado, Omilio Sparks, Vybz Kartel and Buju Banton just to name a few. Vice President Dave Grant provides the advertising and marketing expertise, which completes the package. Forming Island Media Entertainment Group in 2005, Grant has created numerous on-line marketing promotions, an on-line radio station and a diverse internet outlet for the international Caribbean diaspora.


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November 7, 2013

Listen To The DRB Radio Podcast Episode 67 With @YoungLion21

The No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show! #DRB 67 - 100% Reggae One Drop!

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Young Lion presents EPISODE 67 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB"
After the massive DRB LIVE event held in Bristol, Lion drops a special edition. 100% One Drop! Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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@SilverStarSound Presents To Di World International Dancehall Radio Show WK45

Silver_stars_Sound_week45.jpgAnother week of the maddest Reggae / Dancehall tunes on the planet. This week it's music abundantly from the likes of Black Shadow records, Elephant Man tells the girls to "twerk it like Miley Cyrus".

For all the Reggae lovers, listen out for the Rising Sun riddim & MORE!

All content in this show is 100% clean.
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November 5, 2013

Tessanne closes first live show on 'The Voice' with a bang - @Tessanne

Click Here To Vote For Tessanne Chin www.thevoice.com or to call 1-877-553-3710

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By Marc Parc
OutAroad Freelance Writer

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Make no mistake, Tessanne Chin is not on The Voice just to represent Jamaica, she is a mission to become the newest universal sensation to come out of the island after her most stunning performance yet on the NBC talent show Monday night.

Tessanne, already a fan favorite on The Voice after progressing through a blind audition, a battle round and a knockout, left no doubt regarding her legitimacy as a top contender to win the talent show with a flawless set during the show's live performance round. Following nine performers and a bevy of anticipation, the Hideaway singer showcased herself as not only as arguably the best performer of the night, but tapped into her undoubted superstar potential that looks certain to be fulfilled, regardless of the show's outcome.

Adding a bit of 'yard' flavor to the proceedings, Tessanne paid homage to one of her biggest mentors, legendary Reggae singer, Jimmy Cliff by performing his greatest hit, Many Rivers To Cross. Having performed covers of pop hits by Kelly Clarkson, Emeli Sande and Pink in previous rounds, her switch to a more familiar sound only ingratiated her with audience members and judges that much more, belting out every high note effortlessly and leaving every bit of emotion on the stage.

Though several of her supporters and herself were moved to tears following this set, the judges were not surprised by her effort, particularly judge, Christina Aguilera.

"As amazing and incredible as that was, I was not surprised. I knew you were capable of those soaring vocals, I am a fan,"


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21st Hapilos New Releases: Alkaline Make It Clap (@ZjChrome) Vybz Kartel & More - @Jwonder21

This week spotlights features:
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Di Genius Records presents "Mad World Riddim". Headed by son of reggae icon Freddie McGregor, Di Genius Records work has has been featured on MTV and the NY Times. The riddim features various stars of dancehall such as Agent Sasco with "Gwan Like Thugs", Bramma "Cha Cha Bwoy", Chino "Big Up Mi Fren Dem", Deablo "Nuh Bad Up", Di Genius "Defend Mi Self", Frisco Kid "Mad World", Laden "Lend Dem Some Bad", Mavado "Step" and Singing Sweet "Jah Protect Me Everytime". "Mad World Riddim" is now available on itunes via 21st Hapilos Digital.

56 Productions presents Vybz Kartel "Gal Wine". The incarcerated billboard artist has remained steadfast on the various international dancehall charts and "Gal Wine" seems no exception as the single has already become a fan favorite. Distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital, "Gal Wine" is now available on itunes.

Not only was it produced by one of Jamaica's top disc Jockey Kurt Riley for Techniques Record, but DJ Kurt also lend his voice on "Cool and Deadly" by dancehall dynamic duo RDX. The appropriately titled hit bound single is available on itunes via 21st Hapilos Digital.


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November 4, 2013

Listen To The DRB Radio Podcast Episode 66 With @YoungLion21

The No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show!
#DRB 66

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Young Lion presents EPISODE 66 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB"
Includes the brand new riddim Mixed Feelings from Daseca, new Mavado, Khago +more!
Nothing but da best and Dancehall Vibes in da mix Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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*ALSO SYNDICATED ON Australia Reggae Radio & Da Flava Radio (USA)*


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October 29, 2013

Tessanne heading to live performance round on 'The Voice' - @Tessanne

Marc Parc
OutAroad Freelance Writer

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The momentum garnered by accomplished Jamaican singer, Tessanne Chin continues to build as she advanced to the live performance round of the popular NBC talent show, The Voice Monday night.
Much like the battle round, Tessanne had to compete against a member of her own team, led by Adam Levine, to advance. This time, however, this would be a one-on-one matchup rather than a joint performance, like she had with veteran pop/jazz singer, Donna Allen two weeks prior.

After a less-than-stellar practice session, Tessanne was determined to give her all and then some as she took on American singer/songwriter, Ashley DuBose in the knockout phase. After DuBose gave a very commendable rendition of Train's hit song, Hey Soul Sister, Tessanne was left with the task of one-upping her formidable opponent with a rendition of Kelly Clarkson's chart-topping hit, Stronger.

Any trepidations prior to her performance were immediately knocked down for the count as Tessanne's strong vocal clarity, breathing ability and stage presence were on point throughout the nearly two-minute set.


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October 28, 2013

Young Lion Presents Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show Episode 65 - @YoungLion21

#DRB65 - RAW is BACK!!

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Young Lion presents EPISODE 65 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB"
Nothing but da best and Dancehall Vibes in da mix
Includes the brand new riddim Mad World from Di Genius and the RAW MIX makes a return!
Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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October 9, 2013

Young Lion Presents Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show - Kette Drum Edition - @YoungLion21

#DRB63 - The Kette Drum!

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Young Lion presents EPISODE 63 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB"

Nothing but da best and Dancehall Vibes in da mix Includes da monthly One Drop Mix!
Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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Silver Star Presents Dancehall Reggae LIVE from the UK - @SilverStarSound

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Silver Star are one of the UK's most dedicated international DJs; bringing Reggae Dancehall music to audiences far and wide.

Silver Star spent 4 years broadcasting their weekly show on BBC Radio 1Xtra worldwide. They currently present their weekly radio shows "Dancehall Africa" across a number of radio stations on the continent.

Not only are they popular names on the Radio circuit they were also hosts of the "Dancehall Chart show" on MTV Base Africa for many years and are now part of the production team for MTV Base Africa's "Dancehall riddims" video mix show.

Silver Star had their first LIVE RADIO SHOW last week Sunday 6th October 2013, on BANG Radio 103.6 FM in London and online http://tunein.com/radio/Bang-Radio-1036-s114267/


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October 7, 2013

@ZjLiquid Collabs With @ChrisBrown & @NickiMinaj - Love More

Source: ZIP 103 FM

ZJ_Liquid_chris_brown_nicki_minaj_love_more_photos.jpgZJ Liquid has received international breakthrough in the capacity as a recording artiste, courtesy of a collaboration with Chris Brown and rapper Nicki Minaj.

The collaboration is a remix of Brown's latest single Love More, which currently has over 14 million views on video sharing site YouTube.

The remix featuring ZJ Liquid is produced by Refix King. Liquid says some guys reached out to him on Instagram. They asked him to do a remix for them and when he got to New York they sent him the Chris Brown track and asked him to record on the remix, he did the recording the same night and emailed it. They replied saying that the label loved it by the time he got back to Jamaica, it was already getting airplay.

Liquid says the producers in the US, are already executing an aggressive promotional campaign to break the song. However, he is also gearing up to do his leg of promotions locally. He says since the beginning of 2013, his career as a recording artiste has improved significantly and has had him performing at several events in the Caribbean, US and Canada.


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October 4, 2013

Collin Hines presents "Blended & Toasted PT 1" - @CaptCollinHines

"Blended And Toasted Pt 1", the first in the 3 part dancehall mix tape series, produced and made available on a promotional basis by top Jamaican DJ/Radio Announcer, Collin "The Captain" Hines. The mixes feature new and relatively recent dancehall tunes and rhythms craftily blended and compiled by "The Captain". The mixes also feature light to moderate dancehall toasting by Collin's frequent partner in musical crime, DJ Lincoln, to give that "authentic" dancehall vibe.
[WARNING: CONTAINS ADULT & EXPLICIT CONTENT!!!]
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Also CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD other media mixes great vibes

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The Trophy Arrives Tomorrow

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Kingston, Jamaica; Tomorrow morning, Saturday October 5, The FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola will touch down at the Norman Manley International Airport. The FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola arrives with the official one of a kind FIFA World Cup Trophy. There will be a small welcoming party including the Most Honorable Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller.

The FIFA World Cup will commence its Caribbean leg of the World Tour by Coca-Cola when it lands on Jamaican soil. Jamaica has the honor of being the first Caribbean nation to host the 2013 FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola an incredible achievement for our small nation adding to previous historical feats in FIFA achievements. Coca-Cola distributors, Wisynco will then host the trophy at their headquarters before it is transported by KIA to the Cocktail Reception Saturday Evening.

Tamara Ward, Country manager for Coca-Cola Jamaica expresses delight, "We are all pleased to be such a big part of something so great. The FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour transcends borders and represents something remarkable and Coca-Cola is proud to be involved in this journey for that is what it truly is. I just hope Jamaicans will enjoy and remember the historic events set to occur when the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola embarks upon the island". Ward will also be present to welcome the travelling delegation when the trophy arrives on Saturday, October 5.


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September 28, 2013

Listen To The DRB Radio Podcast Episode 61 With @YoungLion21

Young Lion presents EPISODE 61 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB"

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Nothing but da best and NEW Dancehall Vibes in da mix! Featuring Toasted, Starizma, Showcase riddims + more!

Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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"DRB" aka
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Every week via iTunes & DJYoungLion.com

www.djyounglion.com

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Silver Star presents To Di World international Dancehall podcast show wk39 - @SilverStarSound

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This week's show will showcase interviews with Wayne Marshall, Christopher Ellis and Black Am I.

We also have something very exclusive; LISTEN to Damian Marley as he counts down his TOP TEN Reggae/ Dancehall tracks.

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September 27, 2013

Coca-Cola to invite Jamaican Football Greats to the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour

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Kingston, Jamaica; When the FIFA World Cup Trophy descends upon the island of Jamaica on Saturday, October 5, it will be an historic event for the small island as football fans will get a rare chance to view world football's greatest prize up close and personal. As part of the celebration Coca-Cola will be acknowledging some of the biggest names in Jamaican football to be a part of the global experience.

The one of a kind solid gold FIFA World Cup is expected to visit 88 countries in 221 days en route to the 2014 FIFA World Cup to be held in Brazil. The Trophy has been won by only eight different nations since the inaugural tournament in 1930 and Coca-Cola Country Manager, Tamara Ward feels it is necessary to include and honour these local legends of the game all in their own right, a VIP experience during the Trophy Showcase on Sunday, October 6 as the Coca-Cola FIFA World Cup Tour comes to Jamaica. Ward explained, "Coca-Cola has recognised the continued contribution of these individuals as for several years they have each impacted and aided tremendously, the development of Jamaican football. They have each given of themselves invaluable time and effort in ensuring the continued growth of Jamaican football development. Therefore Coca-Cola saw a great opportunity to honour these individuals by ensuring they are included in what is set to be a historic visit of the FIFA World Cup Trophy."

A euphoric atmosphere is anticipated for the Trophy Tour Fan Experience on Sunday, October 6 at the National Indoor Arena, similar to Jamaica's historic qualification to the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France.

Among those who have been invited to attend the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour Fan Experience are former JFF President Lincoln 'Happy' Sutherland, Allan 'Skill' Cole, The Most. Hon. Edward Seaga, Captain Horace Burrell, Peter Moses, Lindy Delapenha, Allie McNab former Jamaican National World Cup representatives Walter Boyd, Onandi Lowe, Theodore Whitmore and Warren Barrett to name a few. All these men have been instrumental in Jamaica's footballing history.


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September 26, 2013

Demarco Breaks New Ground For Dancehall In Australia & Ethiopia - @DemarcoDaDon

Demarco_photo_jamaica.jpgDespite spending nominal time in Jamaica due to his hectic tour schedules, International Dancehall superstar Demarco continues to be one of the front-runners for the genre. The blonde-haired singer last week became the first Dancehall act to grace a major concert stage in Ethiopia.

Unfolding in the capital of Addis Ababa his performance witnessed a wide cross-section of patrons many of whom were noticeable getting their first introduction to his brand of music, nonetheless the sizable gathering showed their appreciation with bountiful adulations. The True Gift Entertainment (T.G.E) recording artiste hails the Ethiopian visit as another milestone in his career and a step in the right direction for Reggae and Dancehall music.

In a statement to the media Demarco says, "The tour was great! exhausting but fulfilling nonetheless. This was my fourth time in Africa but my first in Ethiopia and Australia."

Alluding to the state of the Jamaican music industry he intimated that, "Aside from creating my own legacy I try to use the opportunities given to me to open more doors for our music across the world, whether that means taking time out for a fan, doing an interview or simply signing a CD, I'll do whatever is necessary. This is important if our industry is to grow and compete on a global level with other genres."


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September 25, 2013

'The Voice' Recap: Tessanne Chin Could 'Easily Win,' Says Adam Levine - @Tessanne

by Jordannhl
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CLICK HERE TO WATCH TESSANNE PERFORMING ON THE VOICE

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Tessane dominated night two of this season's blind auditions. Read on for our other top picks from the Sept. 24 episode of 'The Voice.'

Tessanne Chin: Adam Says She Could Win 'The Voice'
But it was Tessanne Chin, 28, who really had the judges going all-in. The final performer of the evening, singing "Try" by Pink, this Jamaica native had all four judges turned around by the time she hit the song's chorus.

Having performed on tour with well-known reggae singer Jimmy Cliff, Tessanne is no novice, but she was still nervous to go on The Voice.

"This is my first time, on this level, singing a song that's not reggae," Tessanne revealed. "I'm going to hold on with two hands and make the most of this opportunity."

Jimmy, himself, called in to wish her luck. He said her audition was "a great opportunity for America to see you."

She knocked it out of the park, giving Adam the confidence to proclaim, "You could easily win The Voice this season." And with that, Team Adam snagged the final performer for the second night in a row.


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Exclusive: Kalado Bran New Mixtape Story - @KaladoArtist

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September 23, 2013

Grand Theft Auto V Boasts Impressive Dancehall/Reggae Radio Station Ft. @IamtheKartel, @KonshensSojah & More - @Jwonder21

Grand_Theft_auto_konshens_vybz_kartel_dancehall.jpgJamaica, U.S.A - The highly anticipated latest installment in Rockstar Games "Grand Theft Auto V," was released September 17th to record breaking sells that have surpassed $800 million in just 24 hours.

The popular game set in modern day Los Santos and Blaine County, San Andreas and its surrounding countryside, has always been known for boasting an eclectic choice of music. Rolling Stone magazine has stated that "Grand Theft Auto V," has "the best soundtrack to date" with their impressive line up of 15 radio stations of all genres such as Hip Hop & Rap station "Radio Los Santos" hosted by Big Boy, Funk, R&B and Disco "Space 103.2" hosted by Bootsy Collins and Reggae, Dub and Dancehall "The Blue Ark" hosted by legendary Lee "Scratch' Perry.

Digital distribution giants 21st Hapilos Digital have been instrumental in the dancehall and reggae musical selections and facilitations for "The Blue Ark" with such singles as Konshens "Gun Shot A Fire" produced by Warriors Musick, Vybz Kartel & Popcaan "We Never Fear Dem" by Young Vibez and Tommy Lee Sparta "Psycho" by UIM Records, all 3 hit singles are distributed via 21st Hapilos Digital. The company also served as an agent for the Protoje's single "Kingston Be Wise" and Chronixx "Odd Ras".


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September 21, 2013

Konshens Heads To The Bahamas To Launch Konz876 Shoe Line - @KonshensSojah @Konz876

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International recording artiste Konshens will be hosting the first international launches to his Konz876 shoeline with back to back launches in The Bahamas. The first launch will be held at Marathon Mall at a store called Tempo Paris in Nassau on September 27th, and then the LYS shoe store in Freeport on September 28th.

"We called one of the shoes 'Game changer', and that's what we are doing. we will be taking on The Bahamas next. I will be signing autographs for people who purchase my shoes and later that night, then it is on to Club Luna. The next day Saturday, September 28th, I will be at LYS shoe store in Freeport then in the night, I will rock Club Amnesia," Konshens said in a release.

Last week, the Konz876 launch parties were a huge success with twin launches in Kingston at the Quad, and Montego Bay. The lanch parties were attended by many local celebrities. Sprint superstar Usain Bolt and Warren Weir have purchased pairs of the shoes while reggae star Tarrus Riley has also supported the venture. The launch parties pulled out celebrities such as Bounty Killer, Chris Martin, Voicemail, Tarrus Riley, Kiprich, and several selectors, disc jocks and other industry insiders.

According to Konshens, the party was a huge hit and he was very appreciative of the support from fellow entertainers and the sports world.

"We have also received huge support at our recently opened offices and store in 13 West Kings House Road. People are coming in everyday purchasing shoes, we are thankful and overwhelmed by the support of my fans and the dancehall community," he said.


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September 20, 2013

#DRB 60 You'll Either Love or Hate This Episode! - @YoungLion21

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Young Lion presents EPISODE 60 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB"
Nothing but da best and NEW Dancehall Vibes in da mix!

Featuring brand new Vybz Kartel, IOctane, Jah Bouks+ More + a RAAAAAW X-RATED Unedited Mix!
Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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September 19, 2013

Ninja Man Tops Video Alley Chart For 4th Week - @Videoalley @SuzieQreggae @YendeWorld

Watch Video Alley on TVJ Saturdays 6pm RB Wed. 11:30pm

Follow @videoalley @suzieqreggae @yendeworld

This Saturday Sept. 21, don't miss Suzie Q's interview with Busy Signal


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Silver Star presents TO DI WORLD international Dancehall Podcast wk38 - @SIlverStarSound

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"We gonna burn it down, play BIG TUNE, don't turn it down"
You ready for this?

Volume up, let's go!!!!

LISTEN OUT FOR BIG TUNES FROM:
Konshens, Mr Williamz, Busy Signal, Jah Bouks, Jah Cure, Damian Marley & MORE

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September 18, 2013

TJ Records Gets Toasted With New Riddim - @IamTheKartel, @KonshensSojah, @AidoniaJop - @TjRecords @Jwonder21

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TOASTED RIDDIM

This week spotlights features:

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Please raise your glasses and drink together in honor of "Toasted Riddim" produced by TJ Records and Teetimus. The riddim features international superstar Vybz Kartel "Pussy me Say" and "You Me Say", dancehall star Konshens "Big People Thing", legendary Mad Cobra "Ordinary", Aidonia "Boom Flick", Voicemail featuring Ding Dong "Sivva", Teetimus Rock Star "Nuh Fraid A Nuh Bwoy", Masicka "Wine and Don't Stop" and Ninja Kid "Who Say". "Toasted Riddim" is available on itunes via 21st Hapilos Digital.

Fresh Ear Productions presents "#Win Riddim". The riddim is indeed a winner as it features Grammy award winner Beenie Man with "Me and My Links", Bugle "Music", Charly Black "Life Of The Party", Chevaughn "My Heart", Demarco "We Want Some More", Konshens & Delus & Javada "One Life" (Shell Weh), T.O.K "Top Setter Girls" and Voicemail "My Baby". Distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital "#Win Riddim" is now available on itunes.

Cr203 Records / ZJ Chrome presents "No Romance Without Finance" performed by the princess of dancehall "Tifa". The fashionista songstress armed with sassy and witty lyrics has become a voice for her female fans with her various anthem singles, such as the hit "No Romance Without Finance". The hit bound single is now available on itunes distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital.


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Heineken Final Casting Draws A Crowd - @Heineken

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On Saturday September 14, Chris Gayle's Triple Century bar in New Kingston, was abuzz with activity and excitement as the final audition in the Heineken Inspire competition got underway. A total of 116 contestants turned out to showcase their talents and pieces to the judging panel of designers Carlton Brown and Minka as well as Edna Manley lecturers Robert Archer and Katrina Coombs.

The majority of the participants competed in the Arts and Music categories.

According to Nasha Douglas, Brand manager Heineken, the turnout was overwhelming.

"We are quite pleased and encouraged by the turnout here today. It shows the tremendous talent we have in Jamaica and also the support that the Heineken Inspire campaign has garnered over the past year," Douglas said.

"We will now go through all entries and make a most difficult decision of finding the final twenty, made up of five persons from each category, art, fashion, music and film," she explained.

The most stand-out pieces were branded with Heineken in some way. A Heineken dress, a glass Heineken table and a set of clay and tile paintings were some of the items that made an impression.


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September 12, 2013

@SilverStarSound presents "RAGGA HALL OF FAME" With Beenie Man - Podcast wk37 - @KingBeenieMan

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When you talk about a vast catalogue of music, Beenie Man is definitely an artist which comes to mind. In the early nineties he had a streak of hit after hit; there was just no stopping him.

This week the "RAGGA HALL OF FAME" returns and yes, Beenie Man is the featured artist.

LISTEN out for the "REGGAE MUSIC AGAIN" segment, nothing but the finest in Reggae music.

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September 11, 2013

Konshens Changes the Game with Konz - @KonshensSojah

Konz_876_shoes_sneakers.jpgNew York, NY. Jamaican dancehall superstar Konshens has made a major power move with the ground breaking launch of his shoe line Konz 876.

With this game-changing move, Konshens will set new standards for the dancehall game because Konz 876 is not a mere endorsement deal for Konshens, as he will have equity in the venture and play a key role in all marketing and design decisions, alongside his business partners.

"The plan is to build the first worldwide recognized dancehall brand and we seem to be doing that with the huge amount of pre orders just based on posts from my Instagram and Twitter accounts. Dancehall has for many years been looked at as just a hustle, I want to take brand "dancehall" to the globe and do it in a way where we will benefit outside of just the music," Konshens states.

"Dancehall and Reggae music have the widest range of core fans worldwide and I think the only thing that separates us from other more mainstream genres is the lack of entrepreneurship on our part as artistes. There's so much more we can do to maximize on our potential, influence and pulling power."

Konshens and his business partners, who are already successful businessmen, intend to increase that trend and usher in a new era in dancehall.
The brand's first release will be five different shoes. One is the "Konz Sub" which is a mix of patent leather and leather.


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September 9, 2013

International Dancehall/Reggae stars Sean Paul & Damian Marley Create a Riot - @Duttypaul @Damianmarley

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The long anticipated collaboration between Grammy award winning dancehall artistes Sean Paul and Damian 'Jr. Gong' Marley has hit the airways through the release of Riot featured on Sean Paul's sixth studio album, scheduled to be released this year.

Since its release, the single has been blazing up the airways and social media properties and have fans singing along with its catchy chorus line. Sean Paul said that the collaboration was long in coming but they waited for the right moment to work together for this single. "Even though we have been friends for years and saw each other on tours, we never got the chance to work with each other until '09. Damian has produced two songs for me and we have written another one but we always thought that we needed to come out with a banger and Riot turned out to be the one," Sean said.

DJ Sparks has included the single in her rotation and says it has the ability to become a popular and number one hit. "People will like Riotbecause it has a kind of Hip Hop vibe. I like the positive message and the nice bouncy beat that it is on," Sparks says. The single with beats of Reggae fused with Electronic Dance Music and Hip Hop features Jr. Gong chanting "The Prophet tell you say not to provoke the youth them to wrath. Deal wid di youths dem right or else a riot goin start." Words that depict the basic message of the single. It also features the artistes going back and forth in the verses to give the song a dynamic yet cohesive effect.


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September 7, 2013

I-Octane Takes US Labor Day Weekend By Storm - @Realioctane

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Using his historic closing performance at Reggae Sumfest 2013 as a launching pad, reggae and dancehall superstar I-Octane continued the momentum by returning to the United States for a whirlwind Labor-Day-Weekend tour. His first stop was in Delaware where he made his debut at a show dubbed "In DI Dancehall". His energetic performance made on impression on the capacity crowd, who came from New York, DC and several of the states in between, and showed their appreciation through thunderous applause and shouts of approval as he sang several of his more popular songs. Reveling in the overwhelming support I-Octane claimed, "It is important for me to come to these markets that do not typically see Reggae and Dancehall shows. I will definitely come back to perform in Delaware".

On Labor-Day Friday, Octane made his much anticipated debut at Radio Juggernaut-Hot 97 annual star-studded "On the Reggae Tip" show. He delivered a fiery 15 minute set that brought the audience of over 7500 people to their feet. I-Octane was quite happy with this show as he declared, "There is still some ways to go but Hot 97 demonstrated that they are on the right track by producing a reggae-centric show such as this."

Changing up the pace, on Labor-Day Saturday Octane and the Silver Factory Merch Company held an event to officially launch I-Octane's merchandising line. Hosted at Vinnie's Styles boutique it drew several fashion insiders and bloggers who raved about the collection. The biggest hit was the I-Octane skate board which was the brainchild of the designer Odyssy who indicated, "I was looking for something different and the free-spiritedness of reggae and skateboarding made for a natural marriage". To celebrate his line, the artist felt compelled to give a 10 minute performance and was backed by 12 year-old DJ prodigy DJ Difference of Livity Movements. The artist also took some time out at this event to shoot some scenes for his viral video "Real Talk" that is scheduled to debut in the near future.


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Lady Saw enters the Dancehall Of Fame on Episode 58 of the DRB - @YoungLion21 @LadySawDHQueen

#DRB 58
The No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show!

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Nothing but da best and NEW Dancehall Vibes in da mix!
Lady Saw enters the Dancehall Of Fame!
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September 6, 2013

Watch Tiana Performing Fuck Like The World Ago End - Jungle Night Club - @TianaMusic

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September 5, 2013

Shaggy Dominates Brooklyn and the Reggae Charts - @DiRealShaggy

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New York, New York. International superstar Shaggy seems to be having an outstanding year. With his recent stellar performance at Montreal Reggae Festival in Montreal, Canada, Shaggy now holds the 1st, 2nd and 3rd spots on the Reggae iTunes chart.

Just releasing his second single, 'You Girl' featuring Ne-Yo, off his soon to be released album produced by legendary Sly and Robby, titled Out of Many, One Music, the single is currently #1 on the Reggae iTunes chart.

"It shows that people are still looking to hear good quality reggae music and the hard work we at Ranch continue to put in daily will pay off. Out of Many, One Music is filled with great tracks like 'Fight this Feeling' and 'You Girl' and to have the number one, two and three, top selling reggae singles on the iTune's Reggae charts is a good feeling" says Shaggy.

The second top selling single on this weeks iTunes reggae chart is one of Shaggy hits 'It Wasn't Me' and the third top selling reggae single is 'Angel' feat Rayvon both off his album Hot Shot.


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September 4, 2013

Aidonia Records Another Hit - "Grip Mi" In Martinique - @AidoniaJop

Aidonia_Martinique.jpgProlific dancehall lyricist Aidonia recently recorded a new hit song "Grip Mi" that has bolstered his image as being one of the baddest dancehall lyricist.

The deejay was in Martinique for a show when he was approached by producer Gilles Boulard from Dons Music Label, with three rhythms to choose from. Aidonia immediately chose one and by an hour time the song was voiced in studio. "While Aidonia was in studio recording the producer had a camera man filming and after he completed the song the camera man proceeded to capture moments of Aidonia and our team throughout our stay in Martinique. The footages were edited and was used as a promotional video for the song on Youtube" says Aidonia's Manager Lavarcam Lawrence.

Already the song has been doing exceptionally well in the French and English speaking Caribbean. The song has also been added to UK's disc jocks Natty B - Choice FM playlist, Robbo Ranks- BBC1xxtra and Sir Dj Corey - Flames Radio/BBC1xxtra playlist. In Jamaica the song was released like two weeks ago and already disc jocks have been declaring "Grip Mi" to be Aidonia's next hit. Disc jock Johnny Khool on his "Wanted Thursday" programme on ZipFM said "Aidonia look like you find another hit with "Grip Mi".


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August 4, 2013

Silver Star Presents TO DI WORLD International Dancehall Show 31 - @SilverStarSound

This week we catch up with the Morgan Heritage family ... Speaking about new album, life, and much MORE

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Silver Star presents "DANCEHALL AFRICA" radio show, weekly across Africa
Listen Silver Star presents "TO DI WORLD" international dancehall radio show across UK/ Europe also ONLINE
Silver Star presents "The official Dancehall charts show" on MTV Base Africa: http://www.mtvbase.com/shows/official-dancehall-chart/


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August 1, 2013

@YoungLion21 Celebrates DRB 1st Year Anniversary - Listen Episode 52 Now

1ST YEAR ANNIVERSARY!

#‎DRB‬ 52 The No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show!

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CLICK HERE To Listen EPISODE 52 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB" with Young Lion

Lion drops some HOT NEW RIDDIMS and a special HIM Selassie Birthday mix!
Nothing but da best Dancehall Vibes in da mix!
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Konshens - "Why Dem People Whe Hate Dancehall Just Nuh Migrate" - @KonshensSojah

Konshens Successfully Wraps Up His European Tour and Takes Time Out To Ask: "Why Dem People Whe Hate Dancehall Just Nuh Migrate"

Konshens_subkonshus_european_tour.jpgInternational dancehall artist Konshens has just wrapped of his three week European tour. Starting out in Germany Konshens was immediately summoned to band rehearsal to begin his preparation for RUHR Reggae Summer Festival.

Konshens has appeared on RUHR Reggae Summer Festival before, but this time he was one of the headline acts. With over 10,000 people jumping and embracing every song performed by Konshens, it was evident to Konshens and dancehall fans that 'dancehall nuh mash up at all' and Konshens is a force to reckon with. Immediately following his performance Konshens took to social media to voice his opinion on a great show in Germany and the recent attempts for Jamaica to implement numerous dance-hall bans.

"See dance-hall yah weh dem say dead! Dem ppl yah hungry and a bawl fi it and dem deh a Jamaica a maths out how fi destroy it...dem a lock off dance and a lock up selecta, mash up permit ting, so if you nuh inna di link u cyah try a ting, now dem say dem a go lock up man fi song...Why dem ppl whe hate dancehall just nuh migrate??? What a rass when dem migrate an see farin ppl have it on to lolol. Me a hide it an smuggle it out before dem kill it lol... Music nice u fu#@ lol"

It was now off to Amsterdam and Konshens had his sold out crowd bubbling, walking and whining, and siddung. His fans also took the time out to show their love for Konshens as one fan tattooed the lyrics to his song 'Realest'. Just another confirmation that dance-hall music continues to be embraced on a global level.


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July 25, 2013

Silver Star Presents TO DI WORLD International Dancehall Show 30 - @SilverStarSound

This week its straight riddims & vibes from start right to the end. The "Ragga Hall of fame" returns with Ghost from the Monster Shock crew. You know we love Reggae music round here, so we have the sweetest Reggae music on the planet. Remember to tell ah friend about the show!!

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July 22, 2013

Jah Cure Tops Video Alley Chart with "That Girl" - @CureAgain @SuzieQReggae


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July 19, 2013

Listen To EPISODE 51 of the No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show! With @YoungLion21

The No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show!
*NOW ALSO SYNDICATED ON Australia Reggae Radio & Da Flava Radio (USA)*

CLICK HERE To Listen EPISODE 51 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB" with Young Lion.
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Critically acclaimed producer Dre Skull talks to Young Lion and reveals info on Popcaan's upcoming album, working with Vybz Kartel + chilling with Snoop Lion!
Nothing but da best Dancehall Vibes in da mix!
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July 13, 2013

Listen To EPISODE 50 of the No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show! With @YoungLion21

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CLICK HERE To Listen EPISODE 50 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB" With Young Lion
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Young Lion drops some HOT NEW RIDDIMS to celebrate da 50! Nothing but da best Dancehall Vibes in da mix!
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July 9, 2013

Exclusive: Watch The Official Video For @TianaMusic My Life - Produced by @DjAshad & @OutAroad

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Sizzling Hot Silver Star presents To Di World international dancehall show - @SilverStarSound

This week you can almost say it’s a ladies special, so many big tunes from Vybz Kartel, Busy Signal, Konshens, RDX and more

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Suzuki Miss Jamaica World Fast Track Events reveal first two Top 10 Finalists - @SuzukiJamaica @MissJAWorld

Susuki_Miss_Jamaica_2013.jpgSuzuki Miss Jamaica World Contestants Jenaae Jackson, Miss Huawei Technologies Jamaica and Jessica Campbell, Miss French Connection Events are the first two of five contestants to be awarded automatic placement into the Top 10 Finalists of the 2013 Pageant.

The announcement of each was made at the Suzuki Miss Jamaica World Beach Beauty and Model Competitions held at Secrets Resort and Sandals Montego Bay on June 29 and 30.

Franchise Holder of the local Pageant Laura Butler says "There will be five Fast Track Competitions leading up to the Grand Coronation Show on July 21. The winner of each of these competitions is awarded an automatic spot in the finals.

Butler goes on to state "This has been a tradition of the Pageant for quite some time. The winners are always well deserving."

The remaining three Fast Track Competitions are the Talent, Sport and Beauty with a Purpose; the latter being the tagline of the international pageant, Miss World.


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July 5, 2013

Eddie Murphy Sings Reggae On The DRB with Young Lion - @EDDlE_MURPHY @YoungLion21

#DRB 49
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Young Lion drops a reggae track from EDDIE MURPHY! Plus Vybz Kartel enters the Dancehall Of Fame!
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July 3, 2013

Dancehall Duchess Tiana Sizzles with New Single, "Touch Like The World Ago End" - @Tianamusic @FoxFuse

Single is Now Available Worldwide from FOX FUSE

Tiana_Fuck_Touch_Like_The_World_Ago_End_itunes.jpgNew York, NY (FOX FUSE) - "Dancehall Duchess" Tiana makes a splash with the release of her new smash, "Touch Like The World Ago End," an aggressive, sexy anthem for the ladies. The single was released on July 2, 2013 in both clean and explicit versions, and is now available worldwide from FOX FUSE. Born Danielle Shand in St. Mary, Jamaica, Tiana has been marking her territory in dancehall music ever since she emerged on the scene in 2009, and now takes her sounds worldwide, recently completing her first European tour.

This new single is the latest card in Tiana's bountiful hand, as she aims to break through to the global audience as the premier female dancehall artist today."'Touch Like The World Ago End' is definitely one of my favorite songs, I just love the vibe and the energy I get from the audience whenever I perform it live," reveals Tiana. "It's the first time I have performed a song that is unreleased to the public but it always seems to 'tun-up di vibes' and make the ladies dance like crazy. This repeatedly happens on every show that I have performed this song, especially while I was on tour in Europe." Tiana just returned to Jamaica, following an 11-show European tour that included stops in Germany, Italy, Austria, and The Netherlands.

The beat was created and produced by France-based production house WAWA Music alongside OutARoad, providing Tiana with the proper ammunition to decimate dancehalls and airwaves, with her suggestive lyrical missives and strong, sultry delivery. "As one of the producers of this amazing track, I know this song will forever be an anthem and one that will be discussed by many," states Carlington Wilmot, head of OutARoad and Tiana's manager. "I know this song will certainly do a lot for Tiana's already budding career, as this is a topic that has never been explored in this manner nor by any other dancehall artists before her."

Collaborating with some of the biggest artists and producers in dancehall music,Tiana has become a spokesperson for her generation, calling out what she felt was a "sexist" music industry in Jamaica, as she strives to see females earn similar recognition to their male counterparts. Her profound stance and statements have garnered mass media attention, as well as support from her female colleagues within the industry. With her local and international popularity growing consistently, Tiana is indeed earning her ranking as the "Princess of Dancehall."


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More opportunities for Suzuki Miss Jamaica World 2013 finalists - @Suzukijamaica @MissJAWorld

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Kingston, Jamaica: The Suzuki sponsored Miss Jamaica World (MJW) Beauty Pageant, set for Sunday July 21st at The Montego Bay Convention Centre has reintroduced sectional prizes to the 2013 competition. Also to note is that this year offers largest amount of sectional prizes in the pageant's 37 year history: eight - up from seven.

'Most Sociable' is the competition's most recent sectional prize. It takes into consideration the large role that social media plays in marketing. The Suzuki MJW Organizing Committee intends for the move to assist with Brand Jamaica recognition on a global scale.

Laura Butler, Franchise Holder of the pageant states "The move is in keeping with the impact social media has on the world. We (MJW) hope that our aggressive move to use this medium will enhance the pageant while promoting Brand Jamaica. We encourage other business models to take advantage of the power of social media."

Jamie Ranston, Director of Interactive Marketing at Shift Interactive - partner of pageant's latest award - says "Generation Y is all about social media. It is not a fad as many believe, but rather a fundamental SHIFT in the way we communicate. The introduction of this new sectional prize will reward the contestant who is forward thinking."


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July 2, 2013

Listen To EPISODE 48 of the No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show! With @YoungLion21

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CLICK HERE To Listen EPISODE 48 of the weekly; "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB" with Young Lion
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Nothing but da best Dancehall Vibes in da mix! Young Lion drops the brand new Molly, Tun Up riddims, Konshens, Demarco + More! Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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June 28, 2013

Silver Star presents To Di World international dancehall show - @SilverStarSound

Silver_star_sound_radio_show.jpgLISTEN out for the "TUN OVA RIDDIM" from Birchill and also "THE STREETS OF GOLD RIDDIM" from Penthouse.

Reggae / Dancehall music playing all around the world spread the word!

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN SHOW "http://mad.ly/aa1ad3

Live interaction is now a regular part of the show, so listen for your shouts.
If you want to send over a shout, just email: info@silverstarsound.com
The Juggling Messi like Messi

It was 96 degree in the Dancehall, the place was hot with dancing and selections ... Shouts to all the birthday crews inside the building, maaaaad party

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June 27, 2013

RDX Releases 'Summer Days' Video, Talks Reggae SumFest & More - @RdxMusic @RdxRenigade @DelomaRdx

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Dancehall Leading Duo RDX over the weekend premiered the official video for their Summer Single 'Summer Days' on one of Jamaica's leading entertainment programme OnStage. The programe which was aired Saturday at 9pm on CVM TV, saw the duo showcasing and setting the tone and trend for summer 2013 to an audience in the thousands.

The video which was directed and produced by Social Yaad and Randy Richards describes Summer Days in Jamaica with endless fun at exclusive parties, flexing in summer fashion trends, trips to the islands famous beaches but most of all basking in the tropical climate amongst great people, music, liquor and food. Keeping the energy high, the group is now focused on keeping fans both locally and internationally entertained not just through their music but also through various media outlets and appearances.

With Summer now officially started, the duo will be in overdrive making appearances across Jamaica, North & South America, Canada, The Caribbean and even Europe. With discussions now in the final stages for the group to perform at Jamaica's Reggae Sumfest for the first time, many are anticipating the high energy, dynamic set the duo will unleashing at this event.

Renegade of RDX states "Fans just brace yourself cause it a go explode this summer.. we taking it to another level"


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June 26, 2013

Its A Seduction Summer with the Seductive flavors of the Seduction Riddim - @Tianamusic @DemarcoDadon @IamHitmaker @Kaladoartist

Seduction_Riddim_Tiana_Demarco_Kalado_Hitmaker_Chevaughn.jpgAs the Summer approaches party goers and music lovers are now in search for only the best of the best music and artistes. Over the years we've witnessed various different Summer Vibes. However, since the release of the Seduction Riddim its now evident that we will be having a Seduction Summer.

The Seduction Riddim which is produced by artiste turned producer HitMaker for his HitMakerMuzik label and mixed by France's best duo D&H (Daddy & Hypa) has already become a radio favorite among several top radio deejays in Jamaica and various mainstream radio stations globally.

The Seduction Riddim hosts a small list of of upcoming artistes such as Rutine and Fiona while the lead acts such as Demarco, Tiana, Kalado, Hitmaker and Chevaughn definitely bring their "A"-Game to make this production just the perfect riddim for the summer and beyond.

On the Seduction Riddim Hitmaker confessed that he's looking for that special girl with Dah Look Deh while Kalado seems to transform into a gynecologist, educating the ladies that their Good Good Bring Life. However the Dancehall Duchess Tiana gave us a little mixture of the popular dance moves Broud Out and Kotch but placed most of her emphasis on what seems to be a new definition of love which is "Love Yuh Man Like Slim Love Addi", while the Love My Life artiste Demarco shouts "Right Now Mi Want Love" with Chevaughn also expressing similar feeling but with a more romantic flow. Both Rutine and Fiona voiced excellent materials that will definitely be the birth of a new beginning for the ladies.

The Seduction Riddim is being distributed by 21st Hapilos and is available world on all major online digital stores such as iTunes, Amazon etc...

Track Listing
HitMaker - Dah Look Deh
Tiana - Gyal Broad Out
Demarco - Apartment
Chevaughn - I Want You
Fiona - Forever Man
Rutine - Drive Me Crazy
Kalado - Good Good Bring Life

Follow #TeamSeduction on Twiiter: @DemarcoDadon @TianaMusic @IamHitmaker @ChevaughnMusic @FionaSings @RutineMuzik @Kaladoartist


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June 24, 2013

Junior Reid Celebrates With @JayZ & Friends at Jay Z's Club 40/40 10th Anniversary Party - @iamjrreid

Junior_Reid_Jayz_Busta_Rymes.jpgJamaican Reggae/Dancehall superstar Junior Reid was a special guest at Jay Z's Club 40/40's 10th Anniversary on June 17th in New York City. Junior Reid was "blinded" by paparazzi the moment he graced the red carpet, greeting the fans with his popular "One Blood" slogan.

Inside the club paparazzi followed Junior Reid around and got shots of him with Jay Z, Fabulous, Meek Mill in the roped off VIP section.

"The party was off the chain, it was slamming. I had a good time at the party.
I've been to the club before, it's one of my favorite spots in NYC. It's been a while since I have been in the hip hop scene and it was good reconnecting and working on some collaborations"
says Reid.

After the party Junior Reid and Busta Rhymes were caught in the studio collaborating on a track. Look out for the upcoming release with Busta Rhymes, Akon, Junior Reid and Movado.


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June 22, 2013

Listen To EPISODE 47 of the No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show! With @YoungLion21

The No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show!
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CLICK HERE To Listen EPISODE 47 of the weekly; "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB" with Young Lion

Nothing but da best Dancehall Vibes in da mix! Plus a special One Drop Mix!
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June 20, 2013

Exclusive: Smear Bass Riddim Official Medley Video ft @Tianamusic @Patexxanydaynow @The_realnavino @Propa_YVP & more


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June 19, 2013

Suzuki Miss Jamaica World 2013 recruits record 25 finalists

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Kingston, Jamaica: 25 finalists, up from a customary 20 have been selected for the finals of the 2013 Suzuki Miss Jamaica World Beauty Pageant slated for Sunday, July 21 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre. The Miss Jamaica World (MJW) Organising Committee has reported that the change resulted from the resounding response from entrants meeting the stringent criteria of the pageant.

At the inaugural public staging of the Suzuki MJW Elimination Show at the Jamaica Pegasus on Saturday, June 15; Franchise Holder Laura Butler noted the pre-requites for the 25 ladies who made the cut. "We had an overwhelming number of applicants this year - close to 140; and of this number, 64 gorgeous ladies successfully met the criteria of our judges at the pre-elimination level. Beauty of Face, Figure, Deportment, Charm, Poise and Intelligence were the elements of focus," said Butler.

The Franchise Holder went on to explain that "Personality, Intelligence, General Conversation, Presentation Skills as well as Conduct and Discipline will be of particular focus for judges at the Grand Coronation Show."

The 25 Jamaican beauties vying for the ambassadorial title to pursue the Miss World 'Beauty with a Purpose' mission on September 28, at the Sentul International Convention Center in Bali, Indonesia are Gina Hargitay, Jameal Clarke, Ariel Brown, Kathryn Davis, Paige Smith, Latoya Johnson, Arianna Bartley, Candice Hayles,Sara-K Webley, Sheree Tomlinson, Jessica Campbell, Vannessa Metzger , Shana Simpson, Christine Davis, Shanice Rerrie, Nastashia Bryan, Stephanie Bignall, Dianne Brown, Toni- Ann Hibbert, Melissa Frater, Ashley Miller, Stephanie Harrison, Johanna Saddler, Amanda McCreath and Jenaae Jackson.


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June 17, 2013

Listen To EPISODE 46 of the No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show! With @YoungLion21

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CLCIK HERE To Listen EPISODE 46 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB" with Young Lion.
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Features hot new combos by Marley brothers + Spragga Benz, Bounty Killer + IOctane, and an onslaught of new riddims!
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June 11, 2013

21st Hapilos Releases The Hot New Blazing Seduction Riddim - & More @Jwonder21 @Iamhitmaker @Tianamusic @DemarcoDadon

This week spotlights features:

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Mutli-talented producer/singjay Hitmaker has been responsible for hit riddims since 2009. He once said that "My first love is recording and being an artiste. I am a fan of music, so I know what people like, so I try to make music that I like". Hitmaker words state true as he presents "Seduction Riddim" featuring Chevaughn "I Want U", Demarco "Apartment", Fiona "Forever Man", Hitmaker "Da Look Deh", Kalado "Bring Life", Rutine "Drive Me Crazy" and The Dancehall Duchess Tiana with another female anthem "Gal Broad Out"."Seduction Riddim" is available on itunes via 21st Hapilos Digital.

Jam House Records give you Grammy Award winner Beenie Man & Mario C "Bad Til Yuh Buck". DJ/Producer/Musician and founder of JamHouse, Mario C has become internationally renown for fusing Reggae/Dancehall with House Music.The single distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital is available on itunes.

RDX delivers in "Red Carpet" style with their next hit bound single produced by Penny Bling Productions. The dynamic dancehall duo RDX remain constant global chart toppers with their formula. The hit bound single is out now on itunes via 21st Hapilos Digital.


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June 9, 2013

L3 Magazine - June Issue ft. Leftside Dr. Evil - @Leftsidedrevil

Left_side_L3_Magazine.jpgThe summer season is upon us, and L3 Magazine's front cover feature, Leftside Dr. Evil gives us a lot to talk about! Natasha Von Castle met up with the artist while in Toronto, and the multi talented producer and artist allowed her to go in depth as she explored how he got his start in music, and what it felt to work with legends Gregory Isaac, Dennis Brown and John Holt from such a young age. Question: do you think about Gregory and Dennis when you make music today?

Beyond that, Leftside shares his feelings on producing some of the most significant riddims of our times, as well as his work with Don Corleon and Elephant Man on the famous song "Pon the River." Of all the instruments Leftside could specialize in, he chose the drums. Where did he get his first set of drums?! That answer led to a great story and one that will have readers talking for some time!

Dancehall artist Chedda took some time off and is back with a more developed sound. Tricia 'ZJ Sparks' Spence sat down with the artist and asked about some of the lessons he's learned so far. His answer in short is 'experience teaches wisdom' which is a refreshing surprise from an artist just touching his 20's.

Extending her contribution, Tricia gives us an exclusive look at producer Askelle who is the creator of several hit Dancehall riddims associated to famous producers. What makes Askelle's story significant is his fight to receive credit for his work and the fact that he is visually impaired. This is a man who truly sees music.


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The No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Show! With @YoungLion21 - Premiers the Passionate Riddim

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CLICK HERE To Listen EPISODE 45 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB" with Young Lion.
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Features new Raw Cut, Passionate Riddims + More! Nothing but da best Dancehall Vibes in da mix!

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June 8, 2013

Back To Me @JesseGiddings & @Tianamusic Now Available on iTunes Canada

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TORONTO, CANADA,: Responding to nationwide demand from his Canadian fan base, pop star Jesse Giddings released his new single, "Back To Me," on iTunes Canada.

The single was originally released April 2, 2013 on iTunes in the United States, but was not available in Canada. Many of Giddings' Canadian fans became excited about the song after hearing it on the radio, which prompted Giddings to release the single Thursday, June 6, 2013 on iTunes Canada.

The song - influenced by Celine Dion's hit, "It's All Coming Back To Me Now," - was produced by Kemar 'Flava' McGregor, and features a guest appearance from Jamaican dancehall vocalist Tiana.
McGregor said "Back To Me" attracted a passionate following on internet social media during the past two months -- enough to create anticipation among pop-music lovers within Jesse Giddings' Canadian homeland.

"Canadian fans wanted the song to be released," said McGregor. "It was on the radio and it was getting a lot of buzz, but it wasn't available for sale in Canada. People were talking about it on their Twitter pages, and on their Facebook pages, because Jesse Giddings is very popular in Canada. His fans were saying things like: 'This is going to be my summer jam,' 'I could play this song all day,' and they were asking, 'When will the song be available in Canada?' We knew we had to release the song in Canada for the sake of Jesse's fans."


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Listen TO DI WORLD international Dancehall show wk22 & wk23 - by Silver Star

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Featured artists on THE RAGGA HALL OF FAME: Merciless

He made his recording début in 1994 with "Lend Out Mi Mercy", which was a hit in Jamaica and elsewhere, and a string of further hits followed, including "Mavis",and MORE.

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June 4, 2013

Aidonia ignites massive crowd at Grenada's National Stadium

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The lyrically potent artiste Aidonia performed for thousands of fans in Grenada at top radio station Boss FM's anniversary over the weekend at their National Stadium.

The fans came out in their numbers and stood in the rain to watch the fiery deejay delivered his set.

The crowd erupted to favorites "6:30", "Tip Pon Yuh Toe", "Pon DI Jockey", "Run Road" and "Nuh Chat from Nuh Bwoy".

The deejay tested the crowd saying "let me see all of the people dem that rate Aidonia from 2005", and the stadium bellowed as the lyricist sang longtime hit "Reload".

The promoters from popular radio station Boss Fm expressed as the deejay landed and went Live on air at their station the fans were really excited.
The fans got a meet and greet with Aidonia at Fantasia Night Club for the stations' Pre-Party on Friday night.
On Saturday night the fans came out in their numbers and filled every inch of the National Stadium.

The promoters of Boss Fm enjoyed working with Aidonia and loved his performance at their anniversary and expressed that they cannot wait to have Aidonia back in Grenada.

"Big Thanks to Boss Fm! It was indeed a joy to perform at Grenada's National Stadium in front so much of my fans and hearing them singing my songs. It goes to show the work that myself and my team is putting in is reaching fans they are very up to date with the new songs and they remember the old ones and I'm humbled for that" says Aidonia.


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June 3, 2013

@Sparkiebaby Drops A Hot Mix On DRB - While @YoungLion21 Premiers @Tianamusic My Life

The No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show!

CLICK HERE To Listen EPISODE 44 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB" with Young Lion
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Young Lion holds da vibes and spins some new tracks from Capleton, I-Octane, and two future hits from RDX, and Tiana!
Features a special exclusive guest mix by Hot Jamaican female entertainer ZJ Sparks!

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May 28, 2013

Hot New Hit Music From Demarco, Chronixx & More

This week spotlights features:

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Coming from the Gospel arena and with their roots "in the streets" Jay Crazie Records have successfully crossed over to dancehall and reggae. Their latest production "Badman World" features Demarco who recently made history with an Arabian Magazine feature. Distributed by digital giants 21st Hapilos Digital, "Badman World" is out now on itunes.

Straight from Kenya and resident DJ on HomeBoyzRadio ZJ Heno gives you "Champion" performed by reggae star Chronixx. "Champion" on the Passionate riddim is distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital "Champion" is available on itunes.

Multi-media Good Good Productions presents "Happy Tyme". The riddim features the hit songs of Konshens "Happy Time", Bugle "Dem Nuh Real", Spice "So Bootylicious", Voicemail "Who Yuh A Rep" and Versatile "Dem A Fool". The riddim is available on itunes distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital.


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Listen To The DRB Radio: The Live Edition - Episode 43 With Young Lion

DRB 43 - THE LIVE EDITION!!
The No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show!
*Also Syndicated on Australia Reggae Radio*

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This episode was recorded live at Club Basement 45 in Bristol, and was an absolute ROADBLOCK AGAIN!!

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Listen To The DRB Radio: The Live Edition - Episode 43 With Young Lion

DRB 43 - THE LIVE EDITION!!
The No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show!
*Also Syndicated on Australia Reggae Radio*

CLICK HERE To Listen EPISODE 43 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB"
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This episode was recorded live at Club Basement 45 in Bristol, and was an absolute ROADBLOCK AGAIN!!

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Silver Star presents To Di World international Dancehall radio show wk18

This show is highly contagious, which means you LISTEN once your hook.
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CLICK HERE TO LISTEN Silver Star To Di World international Dancehall radio show week #18
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TIFA video interview / MUSIC / NEW ALBUM / PLUS MORE!
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May 21, 2013

Beenie Man to appear on VH1's 'Love and Hip Hop'

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Internationally-acclaimed Dancehall superstar, Beenie Man will appear on the popular VH1 reality series, Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta as he looks to put the finishing touches on a new single which could feature on the show's soundtrack.

The revered deejay will travel to Atlanta on Tuesday where he will link up with one of the show's cast members, Karlie Redd to record vocals their collaborative single, Got The Draws. Redd, a hip-hop artist, model and actress reached out to Beenie about possibly doing the single and, through links with the deejay's management teams in Jamaica and the United States, was able to secure his services.

In a radio interview Monday, Beenie Man hinted that he could make an appearance on Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta, which is currently airing its second season.


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May 17, 2013

Watch Tiana Rocks Austria Again At Club Aftershave Innsbruck

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Listen To The DRB Radio Podcast Episode 42 With Young Lion

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Click Here To Listen EPISODE 42 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB" with Young Lion
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Nothing but da best Dancehall Vibes in da mix!
Young Lion only drops ONE old track with the rest 100% BRAND NEW!!
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May 12, 2013

Mavado enters the. #DRB Dancehall Of Fame! With Young Lion

The No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show!

CLICK HERE To Listen EPISODE 41 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB" with Young Lion
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Nothing but da best and NEW Dancehall Vibes in da mix!
Mavado enters the Dancehall Of Fame! Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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May 9, 2013

Watch Tiana Mash-up Club Waagenbau in Hamburg - Next stop Munich

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May 4, 2013

Massive crowd support for Aidonia in the Caribbean - Gets front page of Barbados hottest newspaper

Aidonia_ST_Lucia_Barbados_Martinique.jpgThe ever evolving lyricist Aidonia recently performed in Trinidad, St.Lucia, Martinique and Barbados which brought out thousands of fans.

The first show was in Trinidad where Aidonia had a over-packed venue filled genuine JOP fans begging for encores.

Aidonia's songs has been in heavy rotation on all the major airwaves. The ladies call in to request "Tip Pon Yuh Toe and Pon di Jockey" its there favourite and so they couldn't wait to see him performing their song. For the males in Trinidad his "Kush" song is highly rated and have been getting big spins in the clubs and radio as well says Slaughter from Slam 100.5FM.

The Deejay left Trinidad and went to St. Lucia where an enormous crowd came out to see him perform. The promoter and disc jock from Waves Radio said this by far it's the biggest show in St.Lucia as the deejay belted crowd favourites for an entire hour.

Juke Boxx Booking Agency was in Martinique and Barbados where they witnessed Aidonia performing to a full venue.


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Listen To The DRB Radio Podcast Episode 40 With Young Lion

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CLICK HERE To Listen EPISODE 40 of the weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB" with Young Lion
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Features massive new track by Deep Jahi, new Agent Sasco, Mavado + More! Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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May 3, 2013

Exclusive Video: Jesse Giddings Back to Me Feat Tiana Pop Reggae - Kemar Flava McGregor


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May 2, 2013

Watch Snippets of Tiana Live in Holland & Italy - Dancehall Duchess 2013 Tour

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April 29, 2013

Watch Tiana Rocks Germany At Club Le Grand - I-Motion

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April 27, 2013

Listen To The DRB Radio Podcast Episode 39 With Young Lion - THE LIVE EDITION!!!!

CLICK HERE To Listen The No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Podcast Show! - EPISODE 39 of the "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB" with Young Lion
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This episode was recorded live at Club Basement 45 in Bristol, and was an absolute ROADBLOCK! Brought to you by www.DJYoungLion.com & Twitter @younglion21

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April 26, 2013

Dancehall Pioneer Yellowman Reveals Video Clip from his 2CD/DVD Anthology Entitled Young, Gifted & Yellow

Yellow_Man_back_in_the_days.jpgThis week, 17 North Parade will unlock its vaults once again to unveil the latest Reggae Anthology: Yellowman's Young, Gifted & Yellow, from the undisputed king of dancehall. Jamaica's first dancehall superstar Yellowman ushered in a new era in reggae music. His early '80s success brought the popularity of toasting (reggae's equivalent of rapping) to a new level and helped establish dancehall as the wave of the future.

His powerful 2CD/DVD anthology collection features 40 fully remastered essential tracks of both classic and obscure material throughout Yellowman's prolific career. As an added bonus, the deluxe package will include thorough liner notes written by reggae historian Noel Hawkes and a 25-minute DVD of Yellowman's 1988 electrifying live performance at Jamaica's longstanding annual music festival Sunsplash.

Check out this throw back performance of Yellowman - LIVE at Reggae Sunsplash '88 at the link below.

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April 25, 2013

Silver Star presents To Di World international Dancehall radio show wk17

On the Ragga Hall of Fame this week: Frisco kid, di girl’s dem steam fish

Another week, so it’s a chance to LISTEN some crazy riddims / exclusives / and get all your entertainment you need at your own leisure.

Silver Star presents To Di World international Dancehall radio show CLICK HERE To Listen week #17

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Guinness Eyeing Dealerships for Car Competition

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With a grand motor revving entrance no less spectacular than in a Vin Diesel movie, Guinness is to showcase some of Jamaica's hottest cars at three mass event experiences, as well as select venues on its three-month, 12-bar tour across Jamaica.

The organisers have confirmed preparation to engage some of Jamaica's top car dealerships to send their hottest rides to the competition events, and win the chance to showcase their winning entries at the grand, bold, and exceptional 30ft high entrance at the mass events, and also the bar tours.

"With Jamaica not short of top-of-the-line cars such as Audi, Honda, Mazda, Subaru, MBW, Mercedes, etc., we are soliciting partnerships with premium car dealerships in Jamaica, to join the competition so as to add the aspiration mood for the Guinness man who is always seeking MORE," Says Brand Manager at Red Stripe, Racquel Nevins.

According to her, the show of beautiful bodies, wheels and engine power in the highly anticipated car competition, will earn someone the right to be distinguished with his favourite car, much like the pride Guinness wants to regain in its man with his favourite drink, which is the very reason for hosting the marathon bar parties and mass events.


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April 24, 2013

Anniversary of classic Bob Marley album, 'Kaya' marked with release of deluxe edition

By M. Jodee
OutAroad.com Writer

Follower Me On Twitter @MarcParc1

Bob_Marley_Kaya_Wailers_Album_Deluxe.jpgIt has now been 35 years since "Kaya," the legendary album from universally-regarded Reggae icons, Bob Marley and The Wailers was released and now, fans can enjoy it in a whole new light as a deluxe edition of the compilation has been released.

On Tuesday, Universal Music Enterprises released "Kaya: 35th Anniversary Deluxe Edition," a double album featuring 24 re-mastered tracks, including all 10 songs from the original version released in 1978 by Island Records. An online release party as well as a live performance by Bob Marley's son and Grammy-winning Reggae star, Ziggy Marley from Los Angeles' Roxy Theatre have been scheduled to mark the occasion.

The original version of "Kaya," released in March 1978 by Island Records features hits such as "Is This Love," "Sun Is Shining," "Time Will Tell," and "Satisfy My Soul." The deluxe version will feature a newer version of Marley's classic track, "Smile Jamaica," as well a previously unreleased live concert: Live at Ahoy Hallen, a concert he and The Wailers performed in Rotterdam, Holland in 1978.

Kaya's release came around the time of Marley's One Love peace concert, which was organized as a means of easing high political tensions between leaders and supporters of the People's National Party (PNP) and Jamaica Labour Party (JLP). The album earned a spot on the top five of the United Kingdom's album chart.


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April 22, 2013

Tiana & I-Motion Sound Killing A Sound Bwoy Live In Bochum Germany Dubplate Style


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April 19, 2013

Listen To The DRB Radio Podcast Episode 38 With Young Lion

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Exclusive: Back From The Dead Mixtape by DJ Richie Galvez

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April 12, 2013

Tiana kicks off first European tour this weekend

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As she looks to strengthen her already wide-ranging fan base, the Dancehall Duchess, Tiana will kick start her biggest series of shows to date as she is set to begin her first ever European tour on April 13.

After leaving the island Wednesday, Tiana is expected to perform her first show on the world's largest continent in Vienna, Austria. The show will feature other female deejays from around the world, including Lady Louise from Sweden, Aisha Bee from Hungary and DJ Mad Betty from Italy.

According to the Dancehall Duchess its not just an experience for her but also the perfect opportunity to build a bigger fan base. She also said, "I am really feeling good about this tour as its my first time travelling to Europe... I also want to say thanks to the Promoters of the Tour I-motion Sound for the hard work they have done behind the scenes... alongside Carlington my manger and Chris Rock.

Other key dates on this highly anticipated tour include her April 27 show in Dortmund, Germany and The Hague, Netherlands on April 29, with two shows in Italy on May 4 in Rome and May 11 in Catanzaro. The Dancehall Duchess Tiana will also be in Munich, along with a few more pending shows.

Following her Euro-trip, the Dem a Bawl singer will head to Canada for a pair of shows and will also be in the island of St. Maarten for a show June 1st.

2013 has been all about gauging different audiences worldwide for Tiana, as evidenced by her collaboration with Canadian singer and songwriter, Jesse Giddings for the single, Back To Me. The pop-reggae single, influenced by Celine Dion's classic, It's All Coming Back To Me Now, was officially released via iTunes on April 2 and produced by veteran hit-maker, Kemar 'Flava' McGregor.

Additionally, the Duchess was named as Kenya's female artist of the year at the Kingston 10 Awards and has been releasing singles to maintain her relevance within the local scene with songs such as Bruk Pocket Bwoy produced by Elvis of So Unique Records... Dutty Bwoy(Wutliss Bwoy) produced by Seani B from BBC Radio 1Xtra and Freaky Man, a remix of Vybz Kartel's Freaky Gyal (Part 3).


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April 10, 2013

Canadian Pop-Star Jesse Giddings Releases New Single, ft Dancehall Singer Tiana

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Canadian pop singer Jesse Giddings has released a new single, titled "Back To Me," Tuesday, April 2, 2013 on iTunes.

Giddings' new single - influenced by the Celine Dion hit, "It's All Coming Back To Me Now," - was produced by Kemar 'Flava' McGregor, and features a guest appearance from Jamaican dancehall vocalist Tiana aka the Dancehall Duchess.

Recent trends have placed Canada at the epicenter of the world's modern pop-music industry, as the nation has launched a healthy percentage of rock, pop and jazz icons into international stardom. And although Giddings possesses an impressive Canadian music resume - which includes stints as a mainstream television personality, rock music promoter and fashion model - he said it was actually his love of Jamaican music that most influenced the Caribbean style employed on "Back To Me."

"It was inspired by the ideas, creativity, love and passion of Jamaica that I grew up watching and reading about from afar," said Giddings. "It was always a dream of mine to spend time in Jamaica, and this song allowed me that opportunity, as I spent most of January of this year shooting the music video for this single in and around Kingston. Of course, I threw a little of my Canadian heritage and inspiration into the song with the feature of some of Celine Dion's lyrics from her hit, 'It's All Coming Back To Me Now,' from 1996."

Giddings' single was produced in conjunction with McGregor's new pop skank-riddim style, which has already created buzz within Canada's mainstream music scene (one of McGregor's pop-reggae songs recently secured a 2013 JUNO Award nomination). It was precisely this new radio-friendly aspect of McGregor's pop style that attracted guest singer Tiana to the project.

"The moment I heard this song, I fell in love with the track," said Tiana. "Right away, I definitely knew I had to give it a smooth reggae vibe, instead of the usual hardcore dancehall style. The lyrics were intentionally written to give you that happy feeling and the desire of wanting to have someone.'Back To Me' will definitely be a favorite among teenagers."


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Kick Off The Spring/Summer Season with The Hottest Dancehall & Reggae Riddims feat The Hottest Artists

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21st Hapilos Productions is kicking up the spring/summer season in full gear with the release of "Bad Gal" riddim! Created by Adde Instrumental and produced by Johnny Wonder the riddim is already blazing the airwaves around the world. The riddim comes just in time to welcome the warm weather and blaze parties, dances, clubs and car radios. "Bad Gal" riddim features the hit singles from rising artist Anarchie "Luv Mi", Blak Ryno "Real Vybz", Chino "Any Weh the Gal Dem Deh", Darrio "Mi Bruk", Demarco "Hand Inna the Air", Stephen "Di Genius" McGregor "Get Gal Just Suh", Flexx "Want Yuh", Khago "Informer", Navino "Bag a Gal", RDX "Party God", Stylo G "Mama Give Me a Call" and Voicemail "Do You Remember" featuring Chevaughn. The riddim is now available on iTunes distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital.

Dancehall music connoisseurs are familiar with the screams of "Free World Boss" and many fans say that a void was left when Vybz Kartel was incarcerated, but with the gift of ever lasting music Head Concussions have released a compilation is fome of Vybz Kartel greatest hits with "Free World Boss" featuring Get Gal Anywhere feat Russian, Weed Smokers, Ever Blessed, Freaky Gal Pt2, Freaky Gal, Go Fi Dem Anyweh, World Boss, The Cure (for Badmind) featuring Russian, Everything You Need featuring Gaza Slim and So Much Woman also featuring Gaza Slim. The hit filled album are available on iTunes via 21st Hapilos Digital.

Indeed deserving of the title "Di Baddest", Mad Cobra latest single produced by JRK Productions is already climbing the charts! The single is finally available on iTunes and distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital.


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April 8, 2013

Seani B's Run Round Riddim Already A Hot Pick For Di Summer


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April 6, 2013

Beenie Man enters the Dancehall Of Fame on The DRB Show With Young Lion

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Nothing but da best and NEW Dancehall Vibes in da mix!

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April 4, 2013

Silver Star presents Ragga Hall of fame with Spragga Benz


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March 29, 2013

Listen To The DRB Radio Podcast Episode 35 With Young Lion

CLICK HERE Young Lion presents To Listen EPISODE 35 of the The No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB"

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Features hot new riddims MP40, Shellings riddims, big track from Bob Marley's grandson, and Popcaan & Black Rhyno go at it again!
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March 28, 2013

This Week Releases Features Aidonia's EP & Singles by Various Artists

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Out now on iTunes distributed by digital giants 21st hapilos Digital, controversial dancehall artist Tommy Lee Sparta releases "Captain Sparta" by Tommy Lee's own label Guzu Musiq.

Jam House Records presents rising star Mario C featuring international reggae star Sizzla "Revolution". The single is out on iTunes via 21st Hapilos Digital.

"After Life" riddim produced by JA Productions features Konshens "Prayers", Mavado "Jah Is My Everything", Chino "Oh Jah", Romain Virgo "Scary Movie", Agent Sasco "Shell", Dario "Dawg Dem Nuh Play", Elephant Man "Walk Out", T'Nez "Money Ova Everything", Byrd Villain "Stubborn", Masicka "The Powers", Navino "Talk Fi Di Poor", Lutan Fyah "Bad A Road" and Gage "Walking Gun". The riddim is now available on iTunes, distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital.

"Answer" riddim by Fat Eyes productions featuring Bugle "Such Is Life", Junior Reid "Rub A Dubbing", Sizzla "Badness A Nuh Play Ting", Elephant Man "Money Machine", Delly ranx "Bad From Mi Born", Lutan Fyah & Spectacular "Better Days", Singing Bird "Come What May" and Anthony Red Rose "Wicked People". Get it now on iTunes via 21st Hapilos Digital.


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Downsound CEO Josef Bogdanovich & Ninja plan to make history

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Downsound Records CEO Josef Bogdanovich believes his company is on a path to create history in dancehall music. He recently signed iconic clash artiste Desmond Ballentine, popularly known as Ninja Man, to his label.

Though many people might think Ninja Man is past his best musically, Bogdanovich is convinced that Ninja Man still has a lot to offer dancehall music.

"This guy is a living legend, he's one of the greatest artistes ever and I certainly think he has a lot to offer to this generation of dancehall fans. He's one of the greatest dancehall acts ever, he has a lot of history behind his name and Downsound plans to make some more with him, you'll see."

Ninja Man, who began his career in the late 1980s, is known for his famous clashes at Sting with the likes of other dancehall luminaries like Shabba Ranks and Super Cat. The self-styled bad boy of dancehall music has remained a prominent fixture on the local music landscape despite his many run-ins with the law over the years.

He recently declared that he has resigned from clashing to focus on the rebuilding of his recording career and the upliftment of dancehall music.
"Mi done do 26 years as the champion of clashing, mi a resign wid mi title like Lennox Lewis, mi do enough, mi a lef it gi KipRich. Mi teach him how fi clash and right off deejay a sting, a fi him time now fi reign and pass on the knowledge to a next youth. Now mi a focus pon mi career wid Downsound," said Ninja Man.


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March 22, 2013

Listen To The DRB Radio Podcast Episode 34 With Young Lion

CLICK HERE To listen Young Lion presents EPISODE 34 of the The No1 Global Weekly Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB"

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Features hot new riddims Afterlife, Rave Digger riddims, Mavado, Konshens + More. Plus the Old Skool Mix goes to 2007
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March 20, 2013

Elektracuted! Prepare to be shocked

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Elektra_Mixtape_I_Just_Got_Elekracuted.jpgWhat is it that makes this mix-tape from sassy Zip jock, Elektra such a massive hit?

Well, for starters, the name itself, Elektracuted - a clever play on words - instantly tickles the interest and promises much. Pumping with energy, Elektracuted does exactly what a mix-tape is supposed to do - keep the listener interested from start to finish with a slew of songs that show the dexterity and musical knowledge of the person at the control of the wheels of steel.

In the intro, DJ Wah Wah, calls Elektracuted "di baddest mixtape ever" and we delightfully agree. ZJ Elektra rolls out the 'baddest' singers, deejays and rappers, from Beres Hammond to Bounty Killer to Drake to I-Octane, Tarrus Riley, Spragga Benz, Ce'cile, Rihanna, Rick Ross, Kartel, Mavado, Lil Wayne, Chris Martin, Konshens and more. She chooses songs which see the artistes exploring topics such as love, friendship, cheating, badmind and jealousy.

To get her point across, Elektra uses reggae, dancehall and rap as she connects with her listeners of all ages, while obviously having fun and keeping the vibe upbeat. She manages to sound so lively that one could easily pop the CD into a player, turn up the volume and get the party started. And, just when you think it can't get any better, Elektracuted turns up the voltage and gets real grass-roots with a herb segment that is so smoking hot that it wouldn't be a shock to see the actual CD start burning. (La-la-la-lighter! Lighter!)


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March 19, 2013

Asha D Presents Big Tings Vol.4 Mixtape

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March 15, 2013

I Just Got Elektracuted 2013 Mixtape by Zj Elektra

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Young Lion Premiers Happy Thoughts Riddim On This Week's DRB Show

CLICK HERE Too Listen EPISODE 33 of the The No1 Global Weekly "Dancehall Reggae Bashment Show" aka "DRB"

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Features hot new tracks from Busy Signal + Mavado, new riddims Bad Bounce, Showbiz, Happy Thoughts Riddim + More. Plus the long awaited One Drop Mix!
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March 11, 2013

The Ragga Hall of Fame with Terro Fabulous & Mad Cobra

Silver Star presents; "The Ragga hall of Fame" - Looking at the musical career of one of the sickest artist in the early 90's Terror Fabulous

"Ragga Hall of Fame" returns with Jamaican Dancehall musician Ewart Everton Brown, better known by his stage name of Mad Cobra or simply Cobra.
In the 90's Cobra was one of the hottest dancehall artists on the scene.
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