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Andrew Tosh, Bushman, Duane Stephenson & Others On The Lineup For The ‘Peter Tosh Music Festival’ Happening In Kingston This Weekend

On Saturday, October 19th, a slew of established reggae performers will gather for the 75th earth strong celebration for revolutionary roots artist Peter Tosh.

The Peter Tosh Music Festival will be held at The Pulse Center – 38A Trafalgar Road – in Kingston, Jamaica. The star-studded lineup includes: Andrew Tosh, Bushman, Kymani Marley, Duane Stephenson, Warrior King, Richie Spice, Samori and Ken Boothe.

This is a free event that requires everyone to RSVP via the following hotline: 876-960-0049.

Starland Ballroom In New Jersey Will Host Lupe Fiasco On October 25th (@LupeFiasco)


On Friday, October 25th, established hip-hop artist Lupe Fiasco will perform at the Starland Ballroom (570 Jernee Mill Road) in Sayreville, New Jersey. This is an all ages event that’s scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM.

Lupe Fiasco will be supported by Papiheckito, Raw Ice, Alec Meza, Bobby Doc and Jethro Swagg. There is an entrance fee of $35.00 USD.

Etana’s New EP “Dimensions” Scheduled For Release On Nov. 8th (@EtanaStrongOne)


On Friday, November 8th, reggae artist Etana will release her new EP, “Dimensions.” The project, which is on her own Freemind Music label, has eight tracks and features collaborations with Beenie Man and Pressure Busspipe.

Click here to pre-order from iTunes.

Elephant Man ‘Find It’! (@ElephantManJa)


The energy god Elephant Man is back in a major way. His new single, “Find It,” which was literally just released, is already buzzing in the streets. Many music insiders, Maria Jackson included, strongly believe that this is going to be another hit for Ele.

Click here to check out “Find It” and remember to like, comment and share.

For The Second Week In A Row “Turn Off The Lights” By Bonafide Sits At #2 On Clinton Lindsay’s Radio Chart (@Bonafidereggae @bridgewayartist)


The Foundation Radio Network Top 30 Music Chart, which is based in New York and streamed worldwide, currently has Jamaican reggae band Bonafide sitting in the #2 spot for the second week in a row.

The song is a reggae remix of the popular hit “Turn Off The Lights” by American singer Teddy Pendergrass. The reggae version, done by Bonafide, also features Fiji. Based on the success of the record, Bonafide has been busy touring, doing shows in both the U.S.A and Jamaica.


Capleton’s ‘A St. Mary Mi Come From’ Postponed! (@capletonmusic)


Capleton‘s ‘A St Mary Mi Come From’ will not be held this year! The organizers were working to have the show ready for November, 2019 in St. Mary; but based on several key factors, one of which is the heavy rains, they have decided to put it off until sometime next year.

Once we learn the new date we will be sure to share that info.

Rorey Baker, Sly & Robbie Inspire Jamaica’s Youths With ‘Kids Reggae’


Rorey Baker in association with Sly & Robbie present “Kids Reggae – Fun With Music,” 10 sing-along children songs, scheduled for release on October 18th.

The team have shared the official video to the lead single, “I Am A Promise,” which can be viewed via the project’s YouTube Channel.