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A tribute to Garnet Silk – he earned his name
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JAMAICA – The Jamaica Observer continues its 20-part series, 20 Days of Silk, which looks at the life of roots singer Garnet Silk. Next month marks 20 years since his death. MUSIC producer Cleveland ‘Clevie’ Browne believes the choice of name for any artiste is of utmost importance. Therefore, when he met a deejay called Little Bimbo in the early 1990s, he knew instantly that moniker would not fly. Browne, who, along with Wycliffe Johnson, comprised the dancehall production duo,...

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Saturday, 29 November 2014
Female Musicians Brought Into to the lime light
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The I-Threes are Marcia Griffiths (left), Judy Mowatt (centre), and Rita Marley.-File photo The Gleaner Sadeke Brooks – Men have been at the forefront of Jamaican music for decades, but Chicago-based author Heather Augustyn has placed their female counterparts in the spotlight with her book Songbirds: Pioneering Women in Jamaican Music. Released last month, Augustyn says the book focuses on women who were involved in the music industry between the 1940s and 1980s. She explained that books have been written about men,...

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Monday, 24 November 2014
Team Strike Riddim to be released this December
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FLORlDA-BASED producer Kevin Richards will be releasing his Team Strike Riddim on December 16. Recorded on his Spit Fiyah Recording label, the set comprises seven tracks. The ‘riddim’ also features emerging dancehall/reggae acts such as Navino, Ryme Minista, I Sane and Black Pearl. “A lot of thought was given to the making of this riddim. We wanted it to be released in the month of Magnum Sting, so we ensured that it had the components of a dancehall clash melody....

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Monday, 24 November 2014
Nicole de Weever behind the scenes at Swizz Beatz party with Alica Keys
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Professional Broadway dancer Nicole de Weever – Left and Alicia Keys – Photo Herald \ Facebook NEW YORK–Professional Broadway dancer Nicole de Weever, best known for her role as Art Saves Lives (ASL) Founder and St. Maarten Cultural Ambassador, worked with R&B singer-songwriter Alicia Augello-Cook, better known as Alicia Keys and Artistic Director Luam Keflezgy in throwing a surprise “Coming to America” themed birthday party for Keys’ husband, hip-hop artiste Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean in...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014
New Video – Ziggi Recado – I’m blaak – filmed in St Maarten
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Eddie Griffin expected to Rock St Maarten
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EAT BAY- At the conclusion of the 8th edition of Laugh Till Belly Burst Comedy Fest, the organizers said that the next one would be better and when one considers that the headliner of this year’s show will be Eddie Griffin, laughter certainly comes to mind. According to the main man behind the LTBB organization, Glen Brooks, Griffin, an American actor and comedian who appeared in sitcoms like Malcolm and Eddie and the movie Undercover Brother, just to name a...

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Wednesday, 25 June 2014
The Affiliates releases Lethal Weapon Riddim
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Lethal Weapon Riddim feat St Maarten artist King Ashandi – Acha – Da Key – Produced By Kollah Bone and mixed at The Affiliates Studios by Grade A plus Production… For more information on Exclusive Riddims and Tracks or Artist contact The Affiliates @ Email: theaffiliates@ilandvibez.com LISTEN TO TEH TRACK ”THINGS NICE” ON THE LETHAL WEAPON RIDDIM: Ilandvibezsxm – Things-nice-king-ashandi-acha-da-key-lethal-weapon-riddim-the-affiliates 37 SQ MILES THE AFFILIATES: Like King Ashandi Music Page on FACEBOOK ...

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Sunday, 22 June 2014
The Affiliates release new Dancehall Track and Riddim  – Things Nice – feat King Ashandi – Acha – Da Key on the Lethal Weapon Riddim
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Ok Folks the Affiliates has release it’s first track for the summer ”Things Nice” feat St Maarten Artist – King Ashanadi – Acha – Da Key on the Lethal Weapon Riddim – Produced By Kollah Bone and mixed at The Affiliates Studios by Grade A plus Production… Like King Ashandi Music Page on FACEBOOK  Like 37Sq Mile The Affiliates Tam Page on FACEBOOK  Like Ziggi Recado on FACBOOK !...

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Wednesday, 18 June 2014
Third World to open this years African Festival
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Third World back in the days      JAMAICA / NEW YORK – The Coalition to Preserve Reggae (CPR) Music, Inc has joined forces with the International African Arts Festival (IAAF) to bring roots reggae music back to the main stage of the festival for the 43rd staging of the annual event. The festival is held at the Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn, NY, where IAAF staff and volunteers transform the city park into a cultural oasis for the celebration...

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Monday, 16 June 2014
Great reviews on Ziggi Recado’s new album Therapeutic
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Ziggi Recado – formerly known only as Ziggi – is a fascinating artist. His earliest work was heavily inspired by dancehall and hip-hop, and then he moved towards roots reggae, but suddenly turned towards funk and rock. An adventurous approach to say the least, and he didn’t stay long in that genre.  His two EP’s following his funky venture were more or less traditional and well-produced reggae. And he follows this path on his fourth full-length album Therapeutic, produced by acclaimed...

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Monday, 16 June 2014
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