When Texas born and bred Reggae duo Roots Revealers hit the stage of the 6th Annual Bob Marley Wear Affair at 4:00 am in Houston Texas last weekend, the over 450 patrons in attendance at the Multi Cultural Center were pleasantly surprised at their show of prowess in handling the stage and delivery of their authentic Reggae materials. The audience showed its approval and appreciation for their performance with massive applause, shouts and screams. Roots Revealers were invited in studio by DJ RJ on KAVI 88.7 FM in Houston for a live interview. DJ RJ’s “Reggae Evolution” radio show is aired live each week to a huge radio audience of African Americans and has been in business for over 25 years, DJ RJ has been apart of the KAVI 88.7 team for over 5 years. Roots Revealers also did an interview that same week on CHRY FM in Canada with Radio Jock Mickey Sterling, further creating a buzz and establishing a fan base in Toronto. Currently the duo are one of the most popular Reggae artists to emerge out of Texas. Watch them perform live whilst on tour with Etana and the Abyssinians in L.A. last year http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iZZh9Dcx0k
World Music is considered just plain music to the vast majority of people in the world. Music is universal, and to discover the music of a culture is to discover the culture as a whole…http://www.about.com/worldmusic
David M genre of choice is World Music and since the release of his now popular single “Lest We Forget” the Attorney/Artiste/Songwriter has been breaking new grounds in the United States. Recently David wrote a song which was submitted to the United Nations and within weeks he was informed that the single titles, “This is our World” has been uploaded on the United Nations website providing background sounds.
Nesbeth is reporting the completion of 7 of 16 tracks for his debut album. Last year, the artiste had mentioned his intention of releasing an album in an effort to lift his career to yet another level. ‘Things are working as planned’ says Nesbeth ‘of course I must admit, much more than anticipated but quick to point out that much more is needed to be done as we still have a long way to go”. Nesbeth will be shopping the album in hope of landing a ‘good deal’ with a reputable company. The album he says will include his potential international hit song “Drive By” and follow up single “A Nuh So Mi Want Live”.
As he celebrates his 22nd birthday, Reggae/Dancehall artiste Melloquence who hails from Commodore, a small district in Linstead, St. Catherine is pleased with the recent influx of radio airplay that his singles No Fool for Love and Royal Woman has been getting on local radio. “The journey has only just begun for me but it really feels good” he said when asked to comment on recent development in his career. Melloquence performs this weekend, Saturday February 27th at the University of the West Indies, Taylor Hall Lawns. The event is called Culture Vibration and will feature other performances from some of Reggae and Dancehalls’ young giants; Taurus Riley, G. Wizz, Ras Penco, Kiprich, Aidonia, Chino, Laden, QQ and more…
Cush Hunta prepares for the production of a medley video with I-Octane where they will both entertain fans with a live rendition of their popular tracks on the “Give Thanks” riddim produced by Cashflow. I-Octane’s “Thank You Father” track on the riddim is currently receiving massive airplay on all major radio station locally. The juggling is a popular selection for both local radio and sound system djs and so music fans are accustom to hearing Thank You Father by I-Octane followed immediately by Cush’s “Ready Fi Buss” track and so creating a medley is a musical treat for the fans as they get a chance to see both artiste perform their songs in the same video. Cushperforms this weekend, Sunday February 28th at the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) annual Garvey Fair in Manchester.
HIGHLIGHTS!!R.I.P. Mama ReymzOn the day of his 5th wedding anniversary, Reggae artiste/producer Iion Reymz lost his mom. An experience some of us can relate to and one all of us must face and so we the Management and Staff of New Image Promotions sends condolences to Iion Reymz and his family. Catch DJ Currency and DJ Dave this and every weekend at “Mix It FriDaayz” at Skybar located at 7 Half Way Tree Road, Kingston 5 on the roof beside Cross Road Market.