Young Caribbean Artist becomes a Musical Sensation

Young Caribbean Artist becomes a Musical Sensation

By Julia Jackson | Published 6/28/2018 19-year-old Sheku Kanneh-Mason stunned the Royal Wedding attendees May 20, 2018 after his musical performance. He opened with Sicilienne and Apres Un Reve by artists Maria Theresa Von Paradis and Gabriel Faure. He later closed with Ave Maria by Franz Schubert. Mason emphasized his gratitude by tweeting a special thanks to the royal couple. “It was such an awesome moment – just really incredible to perform for Prince Harry…

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Sizzla Collaborates with US-Based Reggae Band High Hopes for Song ‘Taken Souls’

Sizzla Collaborates with US-Based Reggae Band High Hopes for Song ‘Taken Souls’

By: Jennifer Marr | Published: Monday, June 18, 2018 | Dancehall artist Sizzla Kalonji has teamed up with US-Based reggae band High Hopes to record a track called “Taken Souls”. The six-member New England based band won the 2015 Best Band in State of Massachusetts award by the New England Music Awards. They’ve also provided direct tour support to reggae stars such as Ziggy Marley, Easy Star All-Stars, and Maxi Priest. High Hopes has been…

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Migos Sign on as Star Producers for Chinese Reality Show ‘The Rap of China’

Migos Sign on as Star Producers for Chinese Reality Show ‘The Rap of China’

By: Jennifer Marr | Published: Thursday, June 14, 2018 | Migos is slated to assist in Season 2 of Chinese originated reality show “The Rap of China” as producers. The internet based reality show will broadcast on iQuiyi.com and is geared to reflect the background of rappers, give perception into the Chinese culture all while searching for the best Chinese rappers. The show did a shift to an online stage due to China’s strict media regulations which…

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Tory Lanez Set to Release All-Latin Album, ‘El Agua’

Tory Lanez Set to Release All-Latin Album, ‘El Agua’

By: Jennifer Marr Tory Lanez announced via Instagram on June 7, that he will be releasing an All-Latin album titled “El Agua”. The Canadian rapper/singer captioned a sample of his first single from the project called “Pa Mi” which features Puerto Rican reggaetón and Latin Trap artist Ozuna. “ITS TIME ! … THE FIRST RELEASE FROM MY LATIN ALBUM #ElAgua COMES OUT FRIDAY ! It’s called #PaMi Featuring MY BROTHER @ozunapr MUCH LOVE TO MY LATIN FANS”.   Currently, no date has…

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Bob Marley Movie in the Works with Son Ziggy Marley & Paramount Pictures

Bob Marley Movie in the Works with Son Ziggy Marley & Paramount Pictures

By:Jennifer Marr Musician and Producer Ziggy Marley is in the process of developing a biopic on his father, Bob Marley with film studio Paramount Pictures. This is not Ziggy’s first time in production as he was an executive producer on the documentaries “Bob Marley Legend Remixed”, “Marley”, and TV series “Marley Africa Roadtrip”. He also produced the video for “Bob Marley & The Wailers: Easy Skanking in Boston ‘78”. Bob Marley is credited with bringing…

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5 Questions with Bugle

5 Questions with Bugle

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer The man who gave us ‘Nuh Compatible’ has more talents than his songs reveal. The versatile entertainer has a very soft spot and on special occasions you can find him cooking for the homeless. What more do you want to know about Bugle. Today we tell you more with five questions. 1. Which artistes are you listening to a lot right now? Right now mi…

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Cardi B Posts Cryptic Message About Her Social Life

Cardi B Posts Cryptic Message About Her Social Life

Cardi B posted a cryptic message on her Twitter page this afternoon, in which she seemingly hints at putting an end to being social. “Is like Cardi B VS the World,” the chart-topping rapper wrote on Wednesday (May 2). “You know what? Im not going to let motherf**kers drive me crazy,” she continues. “You will love it if i a was bum or lose everything tomorrow .Imma just eat ,go to the studio and post my…

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Popcaan Is A Talented Actor Says “The Intent” Director – Urban Islandz

Popcaan Is A Talented Actor Says “The Intent” Director – Urban Islandz

Popcaan is getting ready to make his big screen debut and already he is getting praise for his acting chops. The “Stray Dog” deejay landed a role in the upcoming Netflix sequel The Intent 2 and his portion of the film was shot in Jamaica. Popcaan plays a notorious crime boss name Sour Sop who runs the underworld in Kingston. According to the movie directors, Femi Oyeniran and Nicky Walker, the artist turn actor is…

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Spice May Be Queen of the Stage, But Now She’s Ready to Be The Ace of the Pack on This Season of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta

Spice May Be Queen of the Stage, But Now She’s Ready to Be The Ace of the Pack on This Season of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta

Being dubbed “Queen of the Stage” is a pretty serious superlative but not only does Spice accept the title with pride, she’s looking to be Queen of the A as she continues to grow as an artist. Spice, who’s real name is Grace Hamilton, established herself as a successful artist in her home country of Jamaica by working hard as a woman in a male dominated industry. She’s already taken over Jamaica and is ready…

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Enrique Iglesias Releases Sexy Summer Single ‘Move to Miami’ with Pitbull: Review

Enrique Iglesias Releases Sexy Summer Single ‘Move to Miami’ with Pitbull: Review

Enrique Iglesias is back! Thursday, Iglesias returned with his first English-language single in four years, the Latin-pop bop “Move to Miami,” which features Pitbull. On the steamy track — part come-on, part ode to the female suitors of his favorite town in Florida — the singer and his frequent collaborator Pitbull celebrate “the booty-shaking capital” with flirty lyrics and a throbbing beat perfect for those upcoming sweaty summer nights. Even if it doesn’t make you…

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See Damian Marley Explore Bob Marley’s Hometown in ‘Living It Up’ Video

See Damian Marley Explore Bob Marley’s Hometown in ‘Living It Up’ Video

The intimate clip opens with Damian and his son touring the Trenchtown neighborhood of Kingston, Jamaica. “It’s where reggae music comes from,” the singer says reverently. “To survive in these places, you have to be a star. You have to be a soldier, you know? This environment is what built my father … In ‘Living It Up,’ that’s what we’re singing about: grandpa making it out of the ghetto.” The video then cuts to Marley…

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Chronixx on the growing popularity of reggae in pop music, his debut album and Arsenal

Chronixx on the growing popularity of reggae in pop music, his debut album and Arsenal

In the middle of a global tour you’d expect to feel slightly stressed or tired or at the very least wanting to use every available minute to rest. That might be so for the majority but not for the Jamaican artist, Jamar McNaughton, popularly known as Chronixx – the new poster boy of reggae, whose fans range from Usain Bolt (his Tracks & Records restaurant housed Chronixx’s first live show) through to Mick Jagger (who…

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Sting And Shaggy On The ‘Wonderful Luxury’ Of Making Reggae

Sting And Shaggy On The ‘Wonderful Luxury’ Of Making Reggae

May 3, 20184:47 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition David Greene Vince Pearson “I think surprise is always the most important element in all music,” Sting says of his and Shaggy’s new album 44/876. Salvador Ochoa/Courtesy of the artist It’s one of this year’s most unlikely collaborations. Shaggy is a Jamaican dance hall star with an unmistakable voice and raunchy hits like 1995’s “Boombastic” and 2000’s “It Wasn’t Me.” Rock star Sting, his partner, is…

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Rihanna Is Making a Reggae Album

Rihanna Is Making a Reggae Album

By Hunter Harris@hunteryharri   Rihanna. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images Rih-gae: Rihanna is officially working on a reggae album. In a Vogue profile promoting Savage X Fenty and Ocean’s 8, Rihanna gave details about Anti’s follow-up. “With her next record — her ninth — Rihanna is moving the needle on her creative output all over again: She plans to make a reggae album,” Vogue reports. “Though it’s too soon to name a full list of collaborators,…

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