Tag : reggae

ETANA SHINES AT 32ND INTERNATIONAL REGGAE & WORLD MUSIC AWARDS

Etana held her own at the 32nd IRAWMA International Reggae and World Music Awards in Coral Springs, Florida this past Saturday (May 4). The VP recording artist hosted the annual ceremony, performed her latest single “Reggae” to the auditorium’s full house and took home the award for Best Female Vocalist. Marcia Griffiths, Queen Ifrica, Allison Hinds, Patrice Roberts and Nkulee Dube were also nominated in this category. “We are so…

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SIZZLA ANNOUNCES 70TH ALBUM THE MESSIAH AVAILABLE MAY 28 ON HIS OWN KALONJI MUSIC AND VP RECORDS

One of reggae’s most prolific artists Sizzla returns with his 70th album The Messiah on May 28th (Kalonji Music/VP Records). Since his emergence in 1995, the enigmatic vocalist has undeniably put his stamp on the genre regardless of the current style or trend. His latest effort showcases his musical depth, passion and precision in partnership with Bread Back productions. Mostly written and executive produced by Sizzla himself, Kalonji’s full scope…

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RECORDED AT THE LEGENDARY TUFF GONG STUDIOS ETANA’S LATEST VISUAL FOR “REGGAE” WOULD MAKE MARLEY PROUD

Etana releases her brand new video for the contagious single “Reggae” off of her most recent effort Better Tomorrow. The latest visual, directed by Kerrin McLean, was shot in Kingston, Jamaica at music landmarks including the iconic Marley-owned Tuff Gong Studios, Rockers International record shop and Kingston Dub Club. MTV Iggy recently premiered the video, calling it a “passionate love song to the genre.” EBONY proclaims the soulful singer is…

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MORGAN HERITAGE REVEAL BEHIND THE SCENES FOOTAGE FROM THEIR HIGHLY ANTICIPATED VIDEO “PERFECT LOVE SONG”

On the heels of their recent U.S. Northeast tour run spanning NYC, Albany, Boston and New Haven, Morgan Heritage give fans an exclusive look behind the scenes of their latest music video “Perfect Love Song.” The visual for the first single off their upcoming summer album Here Come The Kings (VP Records) is directed by Spencer Antle of Island Company and shot in the sunny Little Haiti neighborhood of Miami,…

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17 NORTH PARADE PROUDLY PRESENTS 2CD/DVD REGGAE ANTHOLOGY FROM THE ICONIC DANCEHALL PIONEER YELLOWMAN

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. On April 23, 2013, 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….

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GYPTIAN UNVEILS HIS LATEST VIDEO “WINE SLOW”

Gyptian unleashes his brand new video “Wine Slow.” The visual, directed by ASHA, was filmed on Bob Marley Beach in Morant Bay, Jamaica. The call-to-action song title is creating an explosive viral dance movement on YouTube and the lyrics video has already received over 5 million views to date. ‘Wine Slow” is available now on Gyptian’s new digital EP SLR and will be featured on his upcoming full-length album Sex,…

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