Carnival 2016 is quickly approaching and Soca fans are already getting familiar with the latest musical offerings.
There is no doubt that this Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend will be one of the most musically memorable moments of the decade in the New York Tri-State area. Yes, the decade. On Saturday, November 28, 2015, Caribbean entertainment specialists Irish and Chin, in conjunction with Irie Jam Radio, will present David “Ram Jam” Rodigan and Barrington “Barry G” Gordon’s 30th Anniversary at the plush Resorts World Casino in Queens, New York.
Mr. Vegas was in NYC recently to shoot the video of his remix to mega hit “Party Tun Up” featuring Sean Paul and energy DJ Fat Man Scoop. The location of the video was none other than NYC infamous clubs, WIP and Greenhouse, known for their exclusive, celebrity filled, shut the city down type of parties. It afforded a natural party backdrop for the video.
In late 2012, New Millionaire Entertainment (NME) Owner/CEO Clinton Garibaldi of Jabari Productions decided to combine the legacy of Jeremy Stenson (Rocky), former A&R at Warner Bros, Dave Grant of Island Media Entertainment Group and Earl Samuels. Combining the legacies of four significant players in the industry, NME embarked on a new tradition and a newly formed label.
Brooklyn-bred, Jamaica-repping reggae band, Morgan Heritage has issued a statement to the media. One of reggae’s royal family, would like to clarify that they about the music and the people and not the politics.
This week, Gyptian’s brand new album Sex, Love and Reggae (Oct 29, VP Records) debuts at #1 on the Billboard Reggae Album chart and at #24 on the Billboard Heatseekers/Top New Artist Album chart.
Popular dancer turned Dancehall artist Ding Dong has once again teamed up with the man responsible for bringing him to international airwaves with the mega hit and reggae dance craze, “Bad Man Forward, Bad Man, Pull Up.”
Soca sensation Bunji Garlin, who is slated to release his new studio album Differentology on VP Records early next year, has already established the title track as the biggest hit of the 2013 Caribbean Carnival season. The single, which has garnered an accumulation of over a million YouTube views since its February 2013 release, continues to make major moves in the United States.