Busy Signal’s Single “Wifey vs Matie” Now Available on iTunes (@busysignal_turf @djkarim)


Always a hot topic, “Wifey vs Matie” takes on a musical form as billboard charting artist Busy Signal tackles the subject. The single is produced by Stainless Music production and is distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital.

“Wifey vs Matie” is out now on all major online digital stores such as iTunes.

Kabaka Pyramid, Sean Paul & Others Featured on “Condition Riddim” (@djkarim @Kabakapyramid @duttypaul)

Kabaka Pyramid

Stainless Music presents “Condition Riddim” featuring the sounds of Grammy award-winner Sean Paul and Ally Cat with “Unconditional Love,” Bling Dawg’s “Still Ricky Rudie,” Cregis’ “Mouth Tell You,” Double K’s “Goodable,” Future Fambo’s “Kitty Hunter,” Kabaka Pyramid’s “No Guns Round Here” and Looga Man with “Get Girls Hot.”

Distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital, “Condition Riddim” is out in all major online digital stores such as iTunes now.

Thriller U Confirmed for the Love & Harmony Reggae Cruise (@thriller_u @nyahblessmusic @LAndHCruise)

Love and Harmony is the 1st Annual Reggae Cruise sailing on February 27th, from Miami, Florida to Ocho Rios, Jamaica for 5 days and 4 nights. Reggae artist Thriller U is one of the many acts confirmed to perform on the cruise.

Thriller U was one of the artist that dominated the reggae scene in the eighties and nineties. In 1989 he was honored Best New Singer of the Year by the Jammy Annual Awards. This led to exclusive recordings with a variety of producers both locally and internationally. Producers such as: King Jammy’s, Shizui Ishii, Roy Francis, Philip “Fattis” Burrell, Donavan German and Steeile and Clevie.

Also confirmed for the cruise is Wayne Wonder, Beres Hammond, Third World, I Wayne, Elephant Man and several others. The Cruise will take place on the Norwegian Pearl. Some of its features includes: bowling alley, 16 delicious dining options, 15 bars and lounges, dazzling casino, tranquil spa, and spacious Garden Villas.

For more information visit their website: http://loveandharmonycruise.com

Gospel Artist, JiJi Seven, Awarded for his Hard Work, as he Gets Ready for a Major Performance in Sweden (@jijisevenmusic)


Tomorrow, February 24th, Burundi gospel artist, JiJi Seven, will join a lineup of stellar acts at the Higher Life Church in Göteborg, Sweden, where he will perform songs from his album, “He Knows Me.” The event is being called a ‘Night of Praise and Worship’ and it focuses on highlighting talented youth Ministers such as JiJi Seven.

His performance tomorrow is just another step in his commitment to being consistent in promoting his message and music. His hard work is not going unnoticed, as on February 18th he was awarded by Kingdom Radio (a major platform for gospel music) for his diligence.

To learn more about this amazing reggae/dancehall gospel artist, visit his website: http://jijiseven.com

Capleton, Mavado, Sizzla, DMX & Others for the 24th Annual 9 Mile Music Festival (@Mavado_Gully @SizzlaKalonji)

Mavado & Sizzla

Smilin Island Food is pleased to present the 24th Annual 9 Mile Music Festival. The event will be held on March 11th at the beautiful Historic Virginia Key Beach Park located at 4020 Virginia Beach Drive, Miami, FL. Doors will open at 1pm, rain or shine.

The festival will be hosted by Lance’O of Kulcha Shok Muzic and will include performances by DMX, Julian Marley, Capleton, Mavado, Sizzla, Kreesha Turner, Charly Black, Matamba, DJ sets by Jahstream and Mighty Crown, and more. Further lineup announcements will be made soon.

Besides the music, there will be a holistic village with services such as acupuncture, massages, and yoga, as well as nutritionists and life coaches. We will also have body painting and a drum circle on the beach. Although this is an adult festival, children under 10 enter free as long as they are escorted by a guardian.

Expect a day full of music, many different cultures, foods and drinks: from Jamaican jerk chicken and other popular Jamaican dishes to Latin food, arepas, pizza, Chinese food, fresh salads and vegetarian food.

To keep up the tradition, a donation of 4 canned goods is still required for entry. This practice has been going on since the very first edition of 9 Mile Festival 24 years ago, and all goods are contributed to charity. This year the festival will support Kurlys House & Food for Life.

Lauryn Hill Joins The Marley Brothers on Kaya Fest – Miami (@thekayafest)


Live Nation presents Kaya Fest, an all day star-filled musical event focusing on creating public awareness on the many uses of the cannabis plant. Kaya Fest takes place at
BAYFRONT PARK AMPHITHEATER (301 North Biscayne Blvd, Downtown, Miami) from 1pm until on Saturday, April 22nd.

Headliners are The Marleys: Ziggy, Damian, Stephen, Ky Mani with special guest, Miss Lauryn Hill. Also performing are Sean Paul, Wycleff Jean, Inner Circle, Jo Mersa
Marley, Skip Marley, Shacia Payne, with more to be announced.

In addition to the concert, Kaya Fest will also be hosting a free symposium on April 21st featuring a panel of experts in the field of medical and industrial cannabis
as well as the regulation aspects of the plant. Medical Cannabis has recently been legalized in the state of Florida. The many health benefits of the cannabis plant have
been reported to include treatment of glaucoma, control epileptic seizures, stop cancer from spreading, slow progression of Alzheimer’s disease, ease pain of multiple
sclerosis, discomfort of arthritis, treatment of Lupus and Crohn’s disease.

The message of Kaya Fest is: Education Before Recreation ~ Raising conscious and spreading unity

Today Black Uhuru and Likkle Lightning Performs in Negril, Jamaica (@RealBlackUhuru @likklelightning)


Likkle Lightning will be opening up for the legendary roots reggae group, Black Uhuru, today in Negril, Jamaica. Yesterday both camps had a great rehearsal and are now looking forward to giving patrons a good performance.

The show will take place at the popular Drifter’s on the Beach (Negril) from 2pm to 10pm. All are invited.

Jam Link Intl. Announces Date & Location for the 3rd Annual “One Love Poetry Festival”


Jam Link Intl and Line Hassall Thomsen are proud to present a unique evening of poetry and music. Join them on April 13th at Atlas Aarhus (Vester Alle 15, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark) for the staging of the 3rd Annual One Love Poetry Festival.

This year they are promising an amazing lineup of poets and musicians (full program will be shared shortly). Atlas will be transformed into a tropical relaxing atmosphere in keeping with the one love theme. Join the FB event page for additional info.

Capleton, Tarrus Riley, Anthony B & Chronixx Confirmed for The 2017 Sierra Nevada World Music Festival (@capletonmusic @tarrusrileyja @ChronixxMusic)


The Sierra Nevada World Music Festival is Northern California’s premier roots reggae and world music festival. This year’s initial list of reggae artists slated to appear includes the Boonville debut of Germany’s biggest reggae star, Gentleman, who will be performing backed by his band The Evolution. Jamaica’s own Capleton will be making his Boonville debut and Tarrus Riley as well as Anthony B will be returning to nice-it-up for the good people of Mendocino County once again. 2017 will also feature the SNWMF debut of rising reggae star Chronixx alongside Zinc Fence Redemption. After their massively successful US debut last year, SNMWF is pleased to announce the return of Italy’s Mellow Mood as well as an appearance of Paolo Baldini DubFiles in the dancehall.

SNWMF is an annual family reunion for many and is known as being one of the most positive festivals in the region. It will take place June 16-18, 2017 at the Mendocino County Fairgrounds located in Boonville, California.

Dancehall’s #1 Digital Distributor, 21st Hapilos, severe ties with Johnny Wonder (@21sthapilos)


Hapilos Entertainment Group announced, two days ago, that Johnny Wonder, the Executive Vice of President of 21st Hapilos Digital Distribution Inc. is terminated, effective immediately. The Board of Directors has determined that it was in the best interests of all parties for him to leave the Company.

Other members of the company’s executive management team, will continue Mr. Wonder’s duties. The Company will continue to execute on its initiatives to implement strategies to increase music sales and it is business as usual for clients.

All client queries and distribution requests will be handled directly by the company. They can be emailed at customerservice@hapilos.com or called at 855 HAPILOS, (212) 256 1691 (US) or (876) 970 4416 in Jamaica.