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Pharoahe Monch Confirmed For Toca Tuesdays’ 13th Anniversary (@pharoahemonch)

Tuesday, October 19th is the 13 year anniversary of Toca Tuesday, a hip-hop event that is held in New York City. The organizers are inviting everyone to come out and celebrate this milestone with them at the Chelsea Music Hall (407 West 15th Street) in New York.

Legendary hip-hop MC Pharoahe Monch will be performing live, and DJ Red Alert will be supporting resident deejay Tony Touch. For tickets and additional information click here.

Did You Know That Elise Kelly Is Back On Radio?

A lot of people were surprised to learn that one of Jamaica’s beloved radio personality, Elise Kelly, who left Irie FM after 29 years in 2020, is now back on the FM dial.

She launched her new show, Un-Tengle, on The Bridge 99FM at the beginning of October. The program can be heard on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10AM to 1PM (local time).

Catch Skinny Fabulous, Alison Hinds & Others At Mimosa Monday In Miami Today!

Today, Monday, October 11th at 4PM EDT, Ram Off will present Mimosa Monday, a soca event like no other. It will be held at Lallos (1400 North State Road 7) in Lauderhill, Florida.

There will be live performances from Peter Ram, Alison Hinds, Skinny Fabulous and
Faith Callender. Click here for additional info and tickets.

Verzuz Kicks Off Iconz Concert Series With Super Cat On Oct. 16 (@verzuzonline)

The popular music show Verzuz will be launching a new series called Iconz on October 16th. They have selected and confirmed legendary Jamaican deejay Super Cat as the first artist to kick-off the new program.

The event will be held at the Barclays Center (620 Atlantic Avenue) in Brooklyn, New York. This will be Cat‘s first headline show in Brooklyn in many years. Click here for tickets.

Jah Bouks Shares New Reggae Single “Gideon” (@realjahbouks)

Jah Bouks has just released a new reggae single dubbed Gideon. The record was shared on Friday via Culture Yard and Rootsonic Productions.

As he has always done, Bouks uses this track to encourage the youths to remain steadfast on the righteous path regardless of their lot in life. Click here to stream and download Gideon from Apple Music.

The Tech Head Records’ “Field Marshal Riddim” Is Now Available On All Music Platforms

At the beginning of October The Tech Head Records released a five-track dancehall compilation titled Field Marshal Riddim. Artists featured on the album are:
Karamanti, Tyrical, Di Ultimate, Odeum and Crude E’ Vil, who also doubles as the producer.

The Field Marshal Riddim, which is a hardcore, pulsating melodious juggling, can be streamed and downloaded from all digital music platforms.

Israel & New Breed’s Album Will Be Released On Oct. 22nd (@ihoughton)

Project LA: Alive In Los Angeles, the upcoming album from Israel & New Breed, will be officially released on October 22, 2021. In anticipation of the record’s release, District 11 Entertainment has already shared a couple of the songs and videos.

The tracks that have already been shared are Broken People, which features DOE and Coritos De Corazon, done with Adrienne Houghton and Aaron Moses. Click here to pre-order Project LA: Alive In Los Angeles from Apple Music.