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Posts Tagged ‘ Marcia Griffiths ’

BERES HAMMOND TO JOIN AIR SUPPLY AT NEW YORK CITY’S “GROOVIN’ IN THE PARK” CONCERT JUNE 29!

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April 14, 2014
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Beres Hammond – File Reggae hit machine Beres Hammond will join Australian soft-pop duo Air Supply as headline acts at the annual Groovin’ In The Park Concert at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York, June 29. Hammond, who ignited New York City when he last appeared on Groovin’ at Roy Wilkins Park in 2012, is expected...
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INTERNATIONAL REGGAE QUEENS MARCIA GRIFFITHS AND JUDY MOWATT HONORED IN NEW YORK CITY!

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April 5, 2014
Marcia Griffiths, Judy Mowat, and Chris Chin of VP Records

  New York, NY—– International Reggae Queen Marcia Griffiths and legendary reggae/gospel singer Judy Mowatt, two thirds of the world famous I-Threes group, who provided backing vocals for reggae superstar Bob Marley in the 70′s, were honored with the “Reggae Ambassador’s Award” in New York by VP Records and Groovin Inc., sponsor and organizer of the fourth annual Groovin In The Park concert...
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NEW YORK’S LINKAGE AWARDS EXPECT BIG TURNOUT MAY 3!

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March 2, 2014
Winner Chip Smith being interviewed

I-Octane By Sadeke Brooks—- A musician by profession, Dexter Blake, owner of Linkage Radio in New York, says he has first-hand knowledge of the struggles artists face. So in 2010, he started the Linkage Awards to show artists they were appreciated. Speaking with The Sunday Gleaner recently, Blake, who also goes by the alias ‘Linkage, said...
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ON THE HEELS OF THE SHANE BROWN AND BUSY SIGNAL SPLIT – IS MANAGING ARTISTS A RISKY BUSINESS?

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March 31, 2013
Clifton "Specialist" Dillon

Clifton ‘Specialist’ Dillon—- Shane Brown, Busy Signal split begs the question—- By Davina Henry—- Coming on the heels of the Busy Signal and Shane Brown split, the consensus among managers is that artists are sometimes ungrateful. After managing Busy Signal’s career from 2007, it came as a surprise to Brown when he was axed by the artist....
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“WOMAN POWER” FUELS JAMAICAN MUSIC!

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March 10, 2013
Marcia Griffiths

As we observed International Women’s day on Friday, under the theme ‘The Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum’, we were reminded of the contribution female vocalists have made to the early development of Jamaica’s popular music. Their contribution, in helping to shape the island’s music, and the inspiration they have provided for future generations of female...
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BERES HAMMOND JUST ADDED TO “REBEL SALUTE” – JANUARY 18-19!

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January 9, 2013
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Beres Hammond—- By Mel Cooke—– With just over a week to go before the Rebel Salute festival celebrates its 20th anniversary in its new home, the Richmond Estate in St Ann, Beres Hammond has been added to the Friday night line-up. Rebel Salute 2013 is on Friday, January 18 and Saturday, January 19, under the tag line...
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“NO SHAGGY AND FRIENDS CHARITY CONCERT THIS YEAR” SAYS ORGANIZER!

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November 27, 2012
Shaggy presenting check to hospital administrators.

By Richard Johnson—- SHAGGY & Friends — the annual charity concert which raises funds for the Bustamante Children’s Hospital — will not be staged this year. According to Sharon Burke, a member of the event’s organising team, there has been a revamp of the show. SHAGGY… involved with the Bustamante Children’s Hospital since 2001...
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ARE FEMALE ARTISTS MAKING A COMBACK?

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November 23, 2012
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  BY RICHARD JOHNSON—– JAMAICAN female artists have been tasting international fame for nearly 50 years. Singer Millie Small was one of the first to do so when her cover of My Boy Lollipop shot to the top of the British and American charts back in 1964. In 1989, singer Marcia Griffiths released the...
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ARTISTS TAKE “STAND AGAINST RAPE” IN JAMAICA!

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September 30, 2012
Marcia Griffiths

BY CECELIA CAMPBELL-LIVINGSTON—– THE rape of five females in St James last week has sparked outrage throughout Jamaica, players in the music industry included. Last Wednesday, several artists came together to record Stand Against Rape at the Penthouse Recording Studio in St Andrew. Top: Donovan Germain Bottom: Queen Africa   Producer Donovan Germain, owner of...
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REGGAE’S UNSUNG HERO REOPENS HIS SONGBOOK!

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August 2, 2012
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By IAN BURRELL ——- If Bob Andy had received the same recognition as Bob Marley or Jimmy Cliff he “would be dead now”, he conceded over a cup of tea in London last week. The Rastafarian artist is regarded by many critics as Jamaica’s greatest living singer-songwriter yet does not have the fame to match. Clothing...
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