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Trudi Tolani Releases Children’s Book on Memories of Growing up in Jamaica

Trudi Tolani Releases Children’s Book on Memories of Growing up in Jamaica

by Howard Campbell SOUTH FLORIDA – Typical of many West Indian parents whose children are born in the United States, Trudi Tolani wanted hers to know about her roots. In her case, rural Jamaica. Six years ago, Tolani wrote Winnie: The Beginning, a book about the life of a young girl in Manchester, a rural parish […]

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Buju Banton’s Upside Down Album Debuts at Number 2 on Billboard Reggae Albums Chart

Buju Banton’s Upside Down Album Debuts at Number 2 on Billboard Reggae Albums Chart

by Howard Campbell KINGSTON, Jamaica – Upside Down, Buju Banton’s comeback album, debuted at number two on this week’s Billboard Reggae Albums Chart. It was released on June 26 by Gargamel Music/Island/Roc Nation. The 18-song set, the singjay’s first since his release from prison 19 months ago, opened with 2,995 copies sold. The Billboard Reggae Albums Chart […]

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Film and Theater Actors George King and Claudy Nonome Join Cast of Ladouceur’s ‘The Sweetest Girl: A Forbidden Love Story’

Film and Theater Actors George King and Claudy Nonome Join Cast of Ladouceur’s ‘The Sweetest Girl: A Forbidden Love Story’

MIAMI — Multitalented actors George King and Claudy Nonome have been added to the cast of the upcoming film, “The Sweetest Girl: A Forbidden Love Story.” The two will join Genji Jacques — the actor dubbed the Haitian Denzel Washington — and fellow stars Sandra Justice, Lela Elam, James Pierre, Briana Earhart, Vivianne Saintvil Haitian icon Marie […]

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Barbadian singer/songwriter Krisirie Sings a Message of Love to the World

Barbadian singer/songwriter Krisirie Sings a Message of Love to the World

by Howard Campbell SOUTH FLORIDA – Turbulent times often bring out the best in musicians. The Civil Rights Movement inspired Curtis Mayfield to write People Get Ready, while social upheaval in the United Kingdom rallied punk classics like London Calling by The Clash. Barbadian singer/songwriter Krisirie had no such lofty expectations when she wrote the […]

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Just Being Funny: Me fail French? That’s unpossible!

Just Being Funny: Me fail French? That’s unpossible!

By Caribbean Comedian Onicia Muller Expecting an extension, I lied about my French homework being on a thumb drive. Instead, my teacher said she’d wait while I printed it. Why are teachers so annoying? Just play along with the lie, gosh man. Sucks that kids can’t lie about homework being on a USB, in their […]

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A Reggae Classic, Max Romeo’s “Revelation Time” Released

A Reggae Classic, Max Romeo’s “Revelation Time” Released

NEW YORK – VP’s 17 North Parade Label releases a Max Romeo Classic on vinyl, CD and digital platforms this Friday, July 3rd. Recorded at Randy’s Studio 17 and Lee Perry’s Black Ark, Max Romeo’s Revelation Time is rightfully regarded as one of the cornerstones of Jamaican music. Released in Jamaica in 1975 on Black World, the album […]

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Beenie Man’s Remake of Yellow Man’s “Zungguzungguguzungguzeng” Out Today

Beenie Man’s Remake of Yellow Man’s “Zungguzungguguzungguzeng” Out Today

NEW YORK – Beenie Man and Jeremy Harding (original producer of Beenie’s dancehall megahit “Who Am I”) get together again for an update of Yellowman’s classic “Zungguzungguguzungguzeng”, out Friday July 3rd. The original cut of “Zungguzungguguzungguzeng,” a Junjo Lawes production, was released on VP’s Reggae Sound label in 1982 and was a transitional hit in the […]

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Grange Puts 2020 Jamaica Festival Songs On Global Stage

Grange Puts 2020 Jamaica Festival Songs On Global Stage

10-song album available on Friday (July 3) on VPAL Music NEW YORK –  In a major development, Jamaica’s Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced plans to take the top ten entries in the 2020 Jamaica Festival Song Competition to the world. “I’m really happy to announce that we’re going […]

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Soca Gold 2020 Out July 31st

Soca Gold 2020 Out July 31st

Compilation to be Marked with “World’s Greatest Soca Party” Virtual Event NEW YORK – While 2020 has seen a halt to travel and carnivals due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the vibrant sounds of soca music cannot be dismissed. VP Records brings a solid collection of 17 soca tunes with this year’s Soca Gold, out July […]

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Digicel International partners with Death in the Arena Soundclash Pink Panther vs Tony Matterhorn 

Digicel International partners with Death in the Arena Soundclash Pink Panther vs Tony Matterhorn 

  Death in the Arena Soundclash featuring Tony Matterhorn vs Pink Panther SOUTH FLORIDA – Live, on Saturday July 4, 2020, at 7:30 PM EDT the world will experience a date to remember with, Death in the Arena (DITA) soundclash featuring 9X World Clash Champion, Pink Panther, versus legendary selector, Tony Matterhorn, all hosted by Walshy Fire of Major Lazer & MC Nuffy.  Soundclash […]

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