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Drake Co-Signed Soca Star Machel Montano Talks Making a Global Impact and Heading to the Big Screen

2 Aug

Source: Billboard

Whether joining Rihanna to perform “Bitch Better Have My Money” in her native Barbados or appearing in Nicki Minaj’s Trinidad-set “Pound the Alarm” video,Machel Montano is the go-to for providing island-ready assists to pop stars. Continue reading

Andrew Phillip – the ‘Hitz’!

2 Aug

 

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“There’s a flame in me that drives me to achieve and exceed; I see a vision and I am reaching for it”

The sobriquet ‘Hitz’ is in one word the mission statement of Andrew ‘Hitz’ Phillip who is of the conviction that with a name like ‘Hitz’ he has no choice but to deliver such says the singer, songwriter and music producer.

 

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NewMusic: Tribes by Super Mario (Antiguan Soca 2016)

31 May

We are ” ONE” – Togetherness , we moving like a Tribe down the road …
It all started with the People. Our ancestors. Our forefathers. The ones, who struggled, underwent war, persecution and ultimately paved the way for future generations.

The Song titled “Tribes” is performed by artist Supa Mario with Afrocentric sounds , complete with chanting melodies while drums talk . This song was written in honor of our ancestors .. It’s’ a Celebration, A Tribute To The People!!! – TRIBES.

“Tribes” is Insane Carnival’s official theme song for Carnival 2016 presented by our Insane Artist!
Listen closely and let this song capture your heart and soul as we present this tribute to the people!

Written by : WiLDFiRE Music,Supa Mario, Peejay “Marcus” Phillip and Elijah “Shotta Dredd” Scantebury
Background vocals: WiLDFiRE Music and Supa Mario
Produced by: Mr. Roots of Wiz Records and Cherrod Lewis of CL Productions,
Mixed By: Cherrod Lewis, Mastered by Keron “ScratchMaster” Hector
Graphic designer : Sokoto George

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#NewMusic: Born Whiner by Motto (St. Lucia Soca 2016)

30 May

Music speaks what cannot be expressed. Music gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and brings life to everything. We were born dance. We were born to whine! Im a#BORNWHINER.

Song Written, Record, Mix & Mastered by Lashley ” Motto ” Winter
Utopia Riddim produced by Lashley ” Motto ” Winter
Additional Backups by: Kelly ” Shilo ” Smith

 

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CARNIVAL S.V.G STYLE – “VINCY MAS”

26 May

The largest cultural event “Vincy Mas” is Vincentian expression in all of its glory. Climaxing during the last week of June to the first week in July. Packed with pageantry and expression linked to our African Caribbean heritage. Carnival is colorful, humorous and full of surprises. Calypsonians, steel pan orchestras, beauty contestants, fancy mas bands and others perform and parade to compete for carnival honors, while the populace watch, participate and enjoy.

Carnival in St. Vincent and the Grenadines is managed by the Carnival Development Corporation (CDC). This committee is designed to orchestrate all carnival activities and is currently headed by Mr. Dennis Ambrose (Chairman). The board is responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategies for the promotion of carnival and other festivities; secure finance and sponsorship; creating adequate sub-committees which shall be responsible for producing events under the authority of the corporation. They also grant permission to private individuals to host events during the season. Major sponsors for Vincy Mas 2016 are FLOW; National Lotteries Authority; St Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority and others.

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Kicking off with an official launch in May all the way through to July, culminating in the world famous street parties and Mardi gras. In between there are a whole host of wonderfully entertaining events such as the Miss SVG Pageant; the Soca Monarch Competition; Ms Carival; Steel and Glitter Pan Fest; Junior Mas; Mardi Gras; and J’Ouvert just to name a few.

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Mr Killa Returns Home After Representing Grenada in Beijing

20 May

Source: Real FM Grenada

Mr Killa returned to Grenada recently following his successful performances at the Caribbean Music Festival in the Chinese capital of Beijing. The popular singer was included in diverse group of musicians selected from the Caribbean to represent their country at the Latin America and Caribbean Music Festival. Other nations represented included Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Jamaica, Panama, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.

The free festival staged at the Rose Bud, 798 Art Zone in the Chinese capital was organized to promote cultural cooperation and create opportunities for enhanced exchanges between China and the Caribbean.

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#NewMusic – RAZOR B FT SKINNY FABULOUS – UP IN DEH ( KUBIYASHI REMIX)

18 May

 

 

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