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Posts Tagged ‘ Beres Hammond ’

REBEL SALUTE TAKES AN INCLUSIVE APPROACH IN SELECTING PERFORMERS FOR THE TWO-DAY EVENT!

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January 9, 2017
REBEL SALUTE TAKES AN INCLUSIVE APPROACH IN SELECTING PERFORMERS FOR THE TWO-DAY EVENT!

 By Mel Cooke— Ian Allen Moses Davis, aka Beenie Man.— Marion Hall has preformed on Rebel Salute in 2010, when the event was held at the Port Kaiser sports field in St Elizabeth. Then, Lady Saw was presenting an alternative – specific to the performance – to her well-established ultra-raunchy performing personality. She returns to...
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ARE ARTISTS ABANDONING JAMAICA AFTER FINDING SUCCESS ABOARD?

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December 18, 2016
ARE ARTISTS ABANDONING JAMAICA AFTER FINDING SUCCESS ABOARD?

By Curtis Campbell—- Tarrus Riley (left) and Iba Mahr performing at the Half-Way Tree Transport Center, St Andrew, last Sunday at the Pan 2016 final.— Between 2012 and 2014, there was a strong resurgence of reggae music on local airwaves and even on the hardcore dancehall scene. However, fast forward to 2016, the presence of...
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JAZZ GREAT MONTY ALEXANDER PERFORMS FOR CHARITY IN JAMAICA!

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December 11, 2016
JAZZ GREAT MONTY ALEXANDER PERFORMS FOR CHARITY IN JAMAICA!

By Richard Johnson—  Jazz pianist Monty Alexander—- It has been years since piano virtuoso Monty Alexander performed in Jamaica. Later this evening he breaks that dry spell with a benefit concert at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in St Andrew in aid of The University of the West Indies’ Global Giving Program. The affable Alexander...
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REGGAE STARS ATTEND PRIVATE RECEPTION TO HONOR VP RECORDS EXECUTIVE CHRIS CHIN,OD!

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October 23, 2016
REGGAE STARS ATTEND PRIVATE RECEPTION TO HONOR VP RECORDS EXECUTIVE CHRIS CHIN,OD!

​ ​ VP Records executive Christopher ‘Chris’ Chin— Kingston, JA:— Some of the biggest stars in the reggae industry including singer Beres Hammond, Capleton, Chronixx, Etana, Nadine Sutherland, Ibamah, Lloyd Parks and Queens Ifrica were in attendance at a private reception on Heroes Day, at the Pavilion at Hope Gardens in Kingston, Jamaica, to honor...
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DRUMMER/PRODUCER KIRK BENNETT, RELEASES VIDEO FOR SINGLE “RUB-A-DUB AGAIN!”

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September 26, 2016
DRUMMER/PRODUCER KIRK BENNETT, RELEASES VIDEO FOR SINGLE “RUB-A-DUB AGAIN!”

Kirk Bennett— Touring with Beres Hammond and an hectic session schedule took up much of Kirk Bennett’s time this summer. Now that he has some breathing space, the drummer steps up promotion for his second album, Rumble In The Jungle. Last week, he released the video to Rub A Dub Again, directed by Damian...
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CHRISTOPHER MARTIN, KONSHENS, AND DEXTA DAPS, JOIN BERES & SHABBA ON LOVE & HARMONY CRUISE!

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September 19, 2016
CHRISTOPHER MARTIN, KONSHENS, AND DEXTA DAPS, JOIN BERES & SHABBA ON LOVE & HARMONY CRUISE!

NEW ACTS ADDED TO LOVE & HARMONY CRUISE SET TO SAIL IN FEBRUARY WITH THE BIGGEST NAMES IN CARIBBEAN MUSIC Chris Martin, Konshens, Dexta Daps To Join Beres Hammond, Shabba Ranks Elephant Man, Third World, I-Wayne, Elephant Man, Queen Africa, Edwin Yearwood & More The biggest names in Reggae, Dancehall & Soca music have...
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THE NATIONAL DANCE THEATER COMPANY (NDTC) TO PAY HOMAGE TO BERES HAMMOND, JULY 22 – AUGUST 14!

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July 17, 2016
THE NATIONAL DANCE THEATER COMPANY (NDTC) TO PAY HOMAGE TO BERES HAMMOND, JULY 22 – AUGUST 14!

By Richard Johnson—-  Excerpts from Chris Walker’s Rough Drafts— OVER the years, the National Dance Theater Company (NDTC) has used the music of renowned Jamaican artists as soundtracks to many of its works. Court of Jah, choreographed by the late Rex Nettleford, was among the early examples and focused on the work of Bob...
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FREDDIE McGREGOR JOINS BILLBOARD’S “OVER-50” CLUB WITH CHART ENTRY OF “TRUE TO MY ROOTS!”

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July 14, 2016
Freddie McGregor, No.1 artist for 2016.

By Kevin Jackson—  Freddie McGregor (Lionel Rookwood)—- FREDDIE McGregor joins an elite club of reggae artist over age 50 who have made the Top 10 of the Billboard Reggae Album Chart. McGregor’s latest effort, the 15-song True To My Roots, debuts at number 10. His previous album, 2013’s Di Captain, peaked at number eight. The...
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“YOUNG GOSPEL ARTISTS ARE BEING STIFLED BY THE VETERANS” CLAIMS GOSPEL SINGER GARFIELD REID!

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July 2, 2016
“YOUNG GOSPEL ARTISTS ARE BEING STIFLED BY THE VETERANS” CLAIMS GOSPEL SINGER GARFIELD REID!

By Kimberley Small— Garfield Reid– Signs Of The Time singer tempted to do Reggae Christians are not without their temptations. Sometimes the call of the secular world is loud and booming. But Garfield Reid, by the encouragement of a few in the gospel music fraternity, has chosen to close his ears and stay on the...
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DRUMMER/PRODUCER KIRK BENNETT TO RELEASE “RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE”

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June 15, 2016
DRUMMER/PRODUCER KIRK BENNETT TO RELEASE “RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE”

 The cover of Kirk Bennett’s Rumble In The Jungle.— Albums by Jamaican musicians have become a rarity as many struggle to pick up session work. Kirk Bennett has no such problem. Recognised as the country’s premier reggae drummer, Bennett shows his skills as a musician and producer on Rumble In The Jungle, scheduled for...
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