Business signs agreement with YouTube

PEMBROKE PINES – Realvibez Media, an integrated media and entertainment company and operators of, a leading online provider of media for consumers of Caribbean music culture, has signed an agreement with YouTube, the leading online video community that allows people to discover, watch and share originally created videos.

The Realvibez channel launched on July 26th at and is the first official Caribbean channel on the most popular video website in the World. Video from Reggae Sumfest 2008, of which Realvibez is the official web partner, is now live on the channel.

David Mullings, Chief Executive Officer of Realvibez Media stated “Last year Realvibez was referred to as the closest thing to a Caribbean MTV on the web by two media outlets after we were invited to present at Boston College’s Entrepreneurship Society.

This relationship with YouTube finally allows us to truly live up to that title and expose Caribbean music and culture on the largest stage in history. ” He added, “We are truly humbled by this relationship and appreciate the opportunity to work with YouTube officially. This is undoubtedly our biggest achievement to date and we do not intend to disappoint them or our fellow Caribbean people. Bob Marley has had a global impact and we intend to show the immense amount of talent in the Caribbean today.”

The Realvibez channel will feature a range of content, including studio sessions, live performance clips, original web shows by musicians and a video blog by the Realvibez team. A number of artists have already agreed to participate in producing content for the channel, including T.O.K., Cezar and To-Isis.
“Realvibez, and especially David and Robert, have continued to impress us with their business acumen, knowledge of the web and an unbelievable drive to promote Caribbean content in ways that increase the amount of revenue flowing back to Caribbean islands,” said Craig T of T.O.K.

Cezar, recently picked for Coca-Cola’s We8 Beijing Olympics promotion added, “I am not surprised that YouTube would sign an agreement with them because their entrepreneurial drive is unlike anything I have ever seen and I believe in supporting our own Jamaicans doing big things on the World stage.”

Realvibez was the official web partner of Reggae Sumfest 2008, the largest multi-day Reggae festival in the Caribbean and content from the festival is now live on the channel, including interviews with performers.

Robert Mullings, Chief Operating Officer of Realvibez Media added “We have been working with artists since 2002 and we are happy to finally be able to say that our content will now be available on the leading video destination in the World. Most people would have told two young Jamaicans that this day would never come and we are glad to prove them wrong and be an inspiration to others.”

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