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Rising Dancehall Artist Tallis- DNB Release New Single Titled “Blicka”

Rising Dancehall Artist Tallis- DNB Release New Single Titled “Blicka”

NEW YORK – Influenced by the dancehall and reggae rhythms of his native island of Jamaica, rising recording artist Tallis DNB (Di New Breed) crafted his sound by fusing his musical roots with the various boisterous music genres found in the melting pot that is New York City. Party anthems or social justice messages, dancehall […]

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Glen Washington Drops Latest Album, I’m Livin Well on Heavy Beat Records

Glen Washington Drops Latest Album, I’m Livin Well on Heavy Beat Records

by Howard Campbell TAMPA – Before production began last year on his latest album, I’m Livin Well, Glen Washington already had a number of songs written for the Willie Lindo-produced project. If it’s one thing Washington is not short on, it’s composing music. “I feel better when I write my own songs. I don’t mind […]

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The Influence of Black Art on Mainstream American Culture

The Influence of Black Art on Mainstream American Culture

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County Presents a Free six-part monthly panel series highlights the influence of Black art on mainstream American culture MIAMI – The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@arshtcenter) proudly announces the launch of a new six-part monthly panel series, THE HERITAGE PROJECT: AN ONLINE […]

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Nothing But Good Vibes as Busy Signal, Shurwayne Winchester Set to Unleash Pure Fire

Nothing But Good Vibes as Busy Signal, Shurwayne Winchester Set to Unleash Pure Fire

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – In a few days, a new music release hits the airwaves all courtesy one of Jamaica’s biggest entertainers, Busy Signal and Trinidad and Tobago’s Shurwayne Winchester. The tune, aptly called, “Lights Off’ was produced collaboratively by T&T’s Nyce Nation and Jamaica’s Lampshade Muzic.  The song’s release is perfectly timed. Major […]

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Mourning The Passing of Frederick Nathaniel ‘Toots’ Hibbert

Mourning The Passing of Frederick Nathaniel ‘Toots’ Hibbert

NEW YORK – VP Records joins family, friends and fans as we collectively mourn the passing of Reggae icon Frederick Nathaniel ‘Toots’ Hibbert. Toots first became widely known in 1966 for his recording of the song “Bam Bam” which won the Jamaican Independence Festival Popular Song Competition. That success was followed by “Do The Reggae” (the […]

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Just Being Funny: Me? Stuck in a relationship? Neva dat!

Just Being Funny: Me? Stuck in a relationship? Neva dat!

By Caribbean Comedian Onicia Muller I read a headline: “I want to break up with my boyfriend, but we’re self-isolating together.” Wow. I get that marriage and dating can be tough, but I can’t relate to people who claim to be ‘stuck’ in a relationship. Is your partner holding a gun to your head? I […]

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Soulful Reggae Singer Frederick “Toots” Hibbert Has Passed Away

Soulful Reggae Singer Frederick “Toots” Hibbert Has Passed Away

by Howard Campbell KINGSTON, Jamaica – Frederick “Toots” Hibbert, the soulful singer who is said to have given reggae its name, died here Friday at the University Hospital of the West Indies. His publicist, Claude Mills, told South Florida Caribbean News that Toots’ manager Cabel Stephenson confirmed his death. Toots, 77, was admitted to hospital on […]

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Colombian Pop Group Alkilados Teams Up with Reggae Star Ky-Mani Marley

Colombian Pop Group Alkilados Teams Up with Reggae Star Ky-Mani Marley

MIAMI – Popular Pop group ALKILADOS joins reggae star KY-MANI MARLEY, on their upcoming track “BESOS DE LIMÓN,” a song that undoubtedly will become one of the most important collaborations of the Colombian group in their musical career. “BESOS DE LIMÓN” previously came to fruition when the band was on tour in Miami. CARLOS ARIEL […]

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Jamaican Actress Dianne Dixon Remembers 9/11 in Echoes of A Lost Son

Jamaican Actress Dianne Dixon Remembers 9/11 in Echoes of A Lost Son

by Howard Campbell NEW YORK – When she was recommended for the role of Ruth in the filmed version of Echoes of A Lost Son, Dianne Dixon instantly empathized with the character whose son was supposedly killed in the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center in New York City. The Jamaican actress, […]

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Miramar Cultural Center Partners with Palm Beach Symphony for Virtual Lessons

Miramar Cultural Center Partners with Palm Beach Symphony for Virtual Lessons

Weekly Virtual Lessons Led by Symphony Members MIRAMAR –  The Miramar Cultural Center (MCC) has partnered with the Palm Beach Symphony (PBS) to bring free Classical Instrument Training to community members. Each week in September, individuals will be able to learn the basics of playing orchestra instruments from professionals at the Palm Beach Symphony. Camasha […]

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