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The Big Ship Sales Into Seattle, WA on June 21st (@BigshipFreddie)

big ship FreddieWe were just informed that Freddie McGregor and his Big Ship Band will be performing at Nectar Lounge (412 North 36th Street) in Seattle, Washington on Thursday, June 21st. This is a 21 and older event, which will begin at 8PM with an entrance fee of $22.50 USD.

It is being hosted by Nectar Lounge in collaboration with Solid Sound.

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Agent Sasco Available For Bookings (@AgentSasco @HeadlineJamaica)

sasco_contact-1Agent Sasco‘s discography is Winning Right Now. It includes three studio albums, and well over 350 singles. He has performed on concerts and festivals across Europe, South America, North America, Africa, Asia and the Caribbean.

His catalogue includes collaborations with icons in reggae music such as: Shaggy, Marcia Griffiths, Beres Hammond, Spragga Benz, Sean Paul, Josie Wales, Bounty Killer, Maxi Priest, Buju Banton, Michael Rose, and Freddy McGregor. Agent Sasco is currently in the studio wrapping up his 4th album.

To book this artist send an email to: bookings@headlinejamaica.com

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Ruach Ru Added To The 2018 Browns Town Kite Festival LineUp (@RuachRu)

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Reggae / Soul recording artist Ruach Ru was just added to the 2018 Browns Town Kite Festival, which takes place on Easter Sunday, April 1st. She will join the likes of Shane-O, Vershon, Prohgres and several other artists at Addison Park in Browns Town. This is an all-day family event.

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Dann-I Confirmed for Reggae on the Hill in Barbados (@DamarahDanni @RIDDIMDONMEDIA)

Dann ISinger Dann-I will make his debut performance outside of Jamaica, when he performs at Reggae on the Hill in Barbados on April 29. The event takes place at the Farley Hill National Park.

An obviously upbeat Dann-I said he plans to use the opportunity to spread his brand of positive messages. ‘It is an exceptional feeling and I’m truly honored to be representing Jamaica and reggae music amongst the great reggae icons slated to be in the lineup for Reggae on the Hill in Barbados,’ he said. He added, ‘For now, the plan is to execute a remarkable and unforgettable performance and to also capitalize on networking with persons and to develop a larger fan base in Barbados.’

Dann-I explained what fans can expect. ‘Being that this will be my first appearance in Barbados, the plan is to deliver a high energetic and vibrant set, interacting with the audience and getting them involved. I want to use the opportunity to make a memorable impact,’ he confided.

Other acts billed for Reggae on the Hill include roots singer Everton Blender, Queen Ifrica, Jah Cure, Tarrus Riley, Maxi Priest and Anthony B.

Dann-I recently signed a deal with Donsome Booking Agency in New York. He is currently promoting the song When She High which was produced by Sons of Spoon Music.

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Rapsody Talks Being Self Made (Full Interview) @OfficialBelaire @rapsody

Self MadeBelaire’s “Self Made Tastes Better” video series continues with the 8th episode starring two-time Grammy-nominated rapper Rapsody.

Here, Rapsody sits down with Luc Belaire CEO Brett Berish to discuss what it’s like being a female emcee in a male-dominated industry, her influences, inspiring young girls, and working with 9th Wonder and Kendrick Lamar.

Click here or on the image above to watch the full interview.


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The 2018 Cincinnati Funk Fest features Erykah Badu, Yasiin Bey, Talib Kweli & others (@fatbellybella @TalibKweli)


The 2018 Cincinnati Funk Fest takes place on Friday, April 27 at 8 PM. It will be held at the US Bank Arena (100 Broadway St, Cincinnati 45202). This year’s lineup includes Erykah Badu, Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Hi Tek, Kameron Corvet, Speed Walton and Lauren Elyise.

Tickets are currently on sale; click here to purchase.

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Life Teachings Riddim ft. Chris Martin, Bugle, Gyptian, Natural Blacks & Vybrant is out now (@jamie_yungvibez)

Life Teachings RiddimLife Teachings is the latest rhythm project from Young Vibez Production. This rhythm features a stellar line up of reggae artists, namely: Chris Martin, Bugle, Gyptian, Natural Blacks and Vybrant. Though the overall lyrical content varies between motivational and intimate relationships, each artist delivered. As such, Life Teachings Riddim is a must have for every reggae collector.

Distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital Distribution, the project was officially released on March 16th. It is now available on all digital platform where reggae music is sold.

Listen to the Life Teachings Riddim medley mix here and check out the tracks listing below.

Bugle – Love Ppl
Vybrant – Roadside Mix
Gyptian – Rise Up
Gyptian – You Got Away
Chris Martin – Free Me Up
Natural Black – True Love

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Anthony B Defends Reggae Music (@AnthonyBReggae)

anthonyb_02Since he came on the music scene many years ago, Anthony B has been using his voice to fight against the oppressive system which seems to be continuously trying to keep the poor down. The “fire Pon Rome” deejay is back at it again!

On his latest release – a Nyah Binghi ballad – entitled “Stop Fighting the Reggae,” Anthony B is pleading to the powers-that-be to refrain from shutting down the reggae dances and stage shows. This is a powerful track that should be heard by every reggae lover.

Click here to listen to “Stop Fighting the Reggae” on YouTube.

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New Date Added To Chronixx’s Caribbean Tour: Antigua – April 7th (@ChronixxMusic)


We were just informed that Chronixx will be performing in Antigua at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on Saturday, April 7th. This show is being added to the Chronology Tour (Chronixx’s Caribbean Tour), which is currently in full swing.

The Antigua event is being hosted by Jump268. Persons are being asked to visit their website for additional info: https://www.jump268.com

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Ruach Ru’s “Mr. Player Man” Now Enjoying Steady Radio Spins Nationwide (@RuachRu)

RUACH 1.1Released only one month ago, Ruach Ru’s “Mr. Player Man” is already enjoying consistent radio rotation on both traditional and digital stations. It’s been added to Mello FM, Suncity Radio 104.9 FM, Zip 103 FM, IRIE FM and that’s just to name a few.

The rapid growth of the record has prompted Ruach and her team to commence working on visuals sooner than originally planned. As such, the official video for “Mr. Player Man” is currently in the works and should be released by early April, at the latest.

Additionally, Ruach Ru and her band have been rehearsing, as they will be heading on the road to promote the record. Persons wanting to work with her, in any capacity, are being asked to email info@mjent.net


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Aidonia Continues To Dominate Dancehall (@AIDONIA4THGENNA)

Aidonia-2018Occupying the No.1 spot on various charts across the diaspora with the singles ‘Hot Tool’, ‘Yeah Yeah’ and ‘Breeze’, 4th Genna recording artiste Aidonia continues to dominate the local dancehall space amidst work on his upcoming album.

Internationally, the deejay has been experiencing a steady stream of success with the singles ‘Yeah Yeah’ and ‘Breeze’ (featuring Govana), both going mainstream in recent months. At the recently held Your View Awards (YVAs) showcase, he also took home the award for ‘Hottest Summer Song’ coupled with a noteworthy nomination for his humanitarian efforts through the One Voice Foundation.

With only a few weeks to go, the 4th Genna head honcho is now in full throttle mode promoting his two-part birthday celebrations slated for Saturday, March 31 in Jamaica and Saturday, April 28 in New York City. The Jamaican leg will be hosted at Island Village Beach, Ocho Rios while Amazura Night Club will take centre-stage for the New York edition.

Adding to the current positive trend the deejay has also released the official video for the catchy party anthem ‘Breeze’ via his Vevo account (youtube.com/AIDONIAVEVO) and has been confirmed for this year’s Reggae Sumfest along with label-mate Govana and several other high profile acts. The festival is set to unfold on July 15 -21 at Catherine Hall, Montego Bay.

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Beenie Man Confirmed For BRT Weekend In May (@KingBeenieMan)

10003862_10152802614736607_1950846964083949863_oDubbed the ultimate destination day-party series, the promoters of the popular BRT Weekend appears to be upping the ante for the new year. Inspired by Caribbean culture, the uniquely themed all-inclusive event has now expanded to incorporate multiple locations namely the Dominica Republic, New York Tri-State Area, Los Angeles, Atlantic City, Florida Keys and the Turks & Caicos islands.

The first instalment scheduled for May 3 – 6 in Punta Cana, Dominica Republic will feature dancehall kingpin Beenie Man as the main headliner among other acts. This comes in the wake of previous appearances last year by fellow A-listers Aidonia and Popcaan. Beenie Man is scheduled to perform on Sunday, May 6.

Despite some tumultuous times in recent weeks with the passing of his grandmother and hospitalisation of his mom. Beenie Man remains upbeat and is definitely looking forward to delivering an explosive set come May.