Tag : New Music

Out Now! Romain Virgo “Driver”

Reggae recording star Romain Virgo has released his latest single, “Driver.” The VP Records release marks the singer’s follow-up to 2021’s successful “Good Woman.” Produced by reggae / dancehall powerhouse Donovan “Don Corleon” Bennett (Sean Paul, Rihanna, Sizzla), and written by Keely Keyz, “Driver,” sharpens Romain’s lovers rock sound with a modern edge. Romain bears his soul across the track; his voice soars to new heights, packing tender romance and…

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Shaggy and Kes Set The Mood for Carnival 2023

GRAMMY-Award winning performer, songwriter and producer Shaggy has set the ‘Mood’ for Carnival with his new release featuring Kes. Just in time for the Carnival season, ‘Mood’ is a feel-good Soca single that perfectly blends elements of Dancehall with the energetic pulse of Soca.  Recorded by two of the genre’s best performers (Shaggy with the Reggae / Dancehall element and Kes with the Soca element) the synergy of the song…

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How Bitty McLean Brought “Let Them Say” into the Future

(Pictured:  Bitty McLean – Photo Credit:  Markus Felix) In 1968, Reggae’s beloved song writer Bob Andy wrote and recorded the song “Let Them Say.” Singing about the hardships faced, Bob offered a hopeful stance about overcoming the plight of poverty. Bitty McLeans recent cover of the classic has renewed a fond attention for the song. The artists 2022 re-take has fans of all ages singing 54-year-old lyrics, and smoothly bringing…

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Spice and Son Nicho’s “Po-Po” Re-Focuses Black Lives Matter Narrative

  Spice Queen of Dancehall and son Nicho re-focuses the Black Lives Matter narrative with the release of the music video for their collaboration song “Po-Po.”  The song expresses a mother’s protection of her male-child and the youths fear of being stopped by police.  The music video is equally impactful and set to premiere on Saturday February 26th at 12pm EST on Spice’s YouTube channel. Taken from her debut album…

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German Producer DJ Densen Talks Working with Romain Virgo on New Track

(repost from The Jamaica Gleaner) In the pandemic-induced ghost town of Cologne, Germany, two producers set out to create a rhythm-juggling project that has now morphed into a vibrant, Afro-infectious love song belted out by Romain Virgo. The single, Good Woman, premières today, following heavy promotion on social media and from an excited Virgo, who revealed that he hasn’t felt so excited about a song’s release in a long time. Mirroring…

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