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Willie Lindo Produces Another Hit, Sharon Forrester’s Reggae Rendition of “Simply Falling”

Willie Lindo Produces Another Hit, Sharon Forrester’s Reggae Rendition of “Simply Falling”

by Howard Campbell SOUTH FLORIDA – Over 45 years in the music business has given Sharon Forrester a nose for hit songs. After hearing American singer Iyeoka’s Simply Falling for the first time, she knew right away she had to do a reggae version. Forrester’s rendition was released early this month. It is produced by Willie […]

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Missing the Tables? Find an Online Casino With These Tips

Missing the Tables? Find an Online Casino With These Tips

The current COVID-19 pandemic has put most of the land-based entertainment and gambling industry on indefinite hold in order to contain the health threat. For an avid traditional casino player, this isn’t good news but not totally bad news either. You may miss playing at the casino table and the festive and energetic atmosphere of […]

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Just Being Funny: Next time, I’m adding granola to my game plan

Just Being Funny: Next time, I’m adding granola to my game plan

    By Caribbean Comedian Onicia Muller I was on a dating app looking for lunch. This match promised many firsts: First South Asian guy; first honest short guy; and first charity date. The charity was on both sides – me donating attention and him donating food (hopefully). Why do guys lie about their height? […]

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The Wailers Released New Song “One World, One Prayer” Produced by Emilio Estefan

The Wailers Released New Song “One World, One Prayer” Produced by Emilio Estefan

“One World, One Prayer” Features Farruko, Shaggy, Skip Marley and Cedella Marley MIAMI – The iconic and legendary band The Wailers just released their new song “One World, One Prayer” today, a powerful piece focused on unity, love and inclusion beyond cultural differences. The track, which puts every music lover on the lookout, demands the union of “one […]

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Jamaica’s Legendary Reggae & Dancehall Music Producer Bobby Digital Dead at 59

Jamaica’s Legendary Reggae & Dancehall Music Producer Bobby Digital Dead at 59

  by Howard Campbell KINGSTON, Jamaica – Music producer Bobby Digital, who helped guide Shabba Ranks’ career from hardcore dancehall act to Grammy winner, died in his native Kingston, Jamaica on May 21. The 59 year-old’s death was kidney-related, according to his son, music producer Sheldon “Calibud” Stewart. Born Robert Dixon, Digital started his career […]

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New York City Music Label Unleashes Powerful Reggae Riddim with Capleton, Isasha and More

New York City Music Label Unleashes Powerful Reggae Riddim with Capleton, Isasha and More

  Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – The timing couldn’t be more appropriate. The action, perfectly synced. It’s almost as though the Universe called on Caribbean singers like Isasha, Turbulence, Capleton and others of the reggae music movement, to speak up. Messengers often abound from the least likely places, they say. Over the years reggae music has told […]

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Legendary King Addies Launches Record Label

Legendary King Addies Launches Record Label

    New York —On Friday, May 15th, international sound system legend, King Addies, released its first song, “Weed Alone”, on their brand new indie record label, Tru Money Musiq (TMM). With a perfectly timed pre-release feature in West Coast and South America based Irie Magazine’s annual 420 issue, the catchy ganja anthem by Westmoreland singjay, […]

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US Census Bureau Partners with Irie Jam Radio on Virtual Concert Series

US Census Bureau Partners with Irie Jam Radio on Virtual Concert Series

Partnership helps with complete count of Caribbean-Americans NEW YORK – The second of Irie Jam Radio’s Virtual Concert Series takes place May 23 with General Degree, Ghost and Mikey Spice as guest artists. Staged in association with the United States Census Bureau, the series started May 16. The opening show featured Shaggy, Beenie Man, Admiral Bailey, […]

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Haiti Cancels Flag Day Celebrations To Stop More Coronavirus Cases

Haiti Cancels Flag Day Celebrations To Stop More Coronavirus Cases

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – According to the history of Haiti, the Caribbean country Haiti celebrates its flag day on May 18th every year, but it seems like the COVID-19 crisis has shut down the Haitian flag day celebrations across Haiti and diaspora. One of Bon Déjeuner! Radio’s top journalists called Olritch said that even […]

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Carl Prezident’s “Excess Amount” Climbing New York’s Reggae Beat Charts

Carl Prezident’s “Excess Amount” Climbing New York’s Reggae Beat Charts

  by Howard Campbell SOUTH FLORIDA – Last year when singer Carl Prezident released Excess Amount, he had big plans for it but was unable to put the necessary promotional muscle behind it to make the song a success. Prezident and his brother Vance Powell  co-produced the single for their CSI 1924 Productions label. Early […]

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