Rockers …It’s Dangerous
Clothing Line Launch Party and Fashion Showcase
Tuesday May 25th , 2004
7pm-11pm ( 8pm Show Start)
410 West 16th Street (9 th & 10 th )
This invitation only event will be the North American media launch of the Rockers? clothing line. The flavor of the evening will be a celebration of the spirit, energy, and style of the 1979 Jamaican cult classic movie Rockers.
Multimedia Presentation to Include:
Ã‚â€¢ Rockers Fashion Showcase
o Rockers Women’s Spring 04 Collection
o Rockers Men’s Fall 04 Preview
Ã‚â€¢ Guest Hosts DJ’s Jabba and Bobby Konders of NYC’s Hot97 FM – NY’s #1 Radio Station- Blazin Hip Hop and R&B
Ã‚â€¢ Live Reggae to include Jamaican artists Tami Chin and Calibe
Ã‚â€¢ Screening of Rockers Music Video. Directed by Jamaican video director Storm Saulter
Rockers – The Collection s
Inspired by a distinctive and specific design reference to Rastafarian, Jamaican, Caribbean , Island and Reggae Culture. The Rasta color theme of Red, Gold and Green is confidently visible in the collections, as well as the Jamaican Flag. The WomenÃ‚Â¹s line features everything from dancehall queen mesh dresses to daytime and active lifestyle basics. MenÃ‚Â¹s collection has casual wear as well as dapper blazers and features accessories with an emphasis on the vintage urban dandy look. The WomenÃ‚Â¹s collections are currently retailing at Mony, Jimmy Jazz, & S&D in the New York Metro area and at Up Against the Wall, The Lark, and Next in other parts of the country.
Sponsors- Big Respect to the following companies
Ã‚â€¢ NYC’s Hot 97 – New YorkÃ‚Â¹s #1 Station- Blazin Hip Hop and R&B http:www.hot97.com
Ã‚â€¢ Real Vibes – The #1 Reggae & Soca Music Website
Ã‚â€¢ Retailers Mony , Jimmy Jazz & S&D Underground
Ã‚â€¢ Rockers Runway Sponsor Air Jamaica .(TBC)
Ã‚â€¢ Royall Lyme A delightful essence concocted from the oil of the plumpest, freshest native West Indian Royall Limes
Ã‚â€¢ Universal Music – UMG is the world’s leading music company.
Ã‚â€¢ F22 Studio- Photography, Styling, Design
Ã‚â€¢ Prince Kave PR – Specializing in multimedia events and art exhibitions
Ã‚â€¢ Knock – Geniuses of graphic print, 3D renderings, packaging & production.
Ã‚â€¢ MVD – The largest producer of music DVD in 2003
Press Coverage to include:
Telemundo (mun2 for Fuzion), Hype TV Jamaica, The Jamaica Observer and many others to be announced.
Rockers, is a reggae musical, comedy, and adventure set in Jamaica and starring some of singers and musicians of Reggae’s Golden Age. Rockers was made after the stunning success of the independently made 1972 hit The Harder They Come, which introduced North Americans to reggae music and the Rastafarian lives of many Jamaicans. The film was produced by Patrick Hulsey and the Screenwriter and Director was Theodorus Bafaloukos.
Rockers made its’ premiere at the 1978 San Francisco Film Festival and was invited to the 1979 Los Angeles Film Exposition and the 1979 Cannes Film Festival. In 1980, Rockers was released and distributed by New Yorker Films in the U.S. The Rockers Soundtrack was released on Chris Blackwell’s Island Records. Shortly after the films debut, Rockers was soon universally acclaimed for featuring a plethora of undeniably some of the greatest reggae artists of all time.
The film stars Jacob Miller, Gregory Isaacs, Richard ?Dirty Harry? Hall, Leroy ?Horsemouth? Wallace, Burning Spear, Robbie Shakespeare, Big Youth, Majorie Norman and Monica Craig amongst others.
The Rockers Soundtrack features songs by artists Inner Circle , Burning Spear, Third World , Gregory Isaacs, Bunny Wailer, The Heptones, Peter Tosh, Justin Hines &The Dominos, Junior Byles, The Upsetters, Kiddus I, Junior Marvin, Jacob Miller and Maytones.
The Rockers DVD, VHS and Soundtrack is sold in over 50 countries around the world. Japan , Europe , Latin America , The Netherlands and Australia have supported the Rockers for 25 years. Each and every day new reggae fans around the world are being exposed to this monumental film and soundtrack. The global market has been asking for additional products to support the Rockers brand. Rockers W orldwide, Inc. designs, markets and promotes Officially Licensed Rockers Consumer Products.
About The Company :
Rockers Worldwide, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets Officially Licensed Rockers? Consumer Products. Rockers Consumer Products are differentiated by having exclusive use of the intellectual property of the Rockers Film to include photos, clips, select music, videos, images & likeness of the artists & musicians that act in the film. In addition, Rockers products are inspired by a distinctive and specific design references to Rastafarian, Jamaican, Caribbean , Island and Reggae Culture. The Rasta color theme of Red, Gold and Green is confidently visible in the collections, as well as the Jamaican Flag. The WomenÃ‚Â¹s line features everything from dancehall queen mesh dresses to daytime and active lifestyle basics. MenÃ‚Â¹s collection has casual wear as well as dapper blazers and features accessories with an emphasis on the vintage urban dandy look. The WomenÃ‚Â¹s collections are currently retailing at Mony, Jimmy Jazz, & S&D in the New York Metro area and at Up Against the Wall, The Lark, and Next in other parts of the country
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