New Dancehall Riddim: Skank & Rave ft. Beenie Man, Ding Dong & Others (@maximumsound1 @KingBeenieMan)

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Following the success of Romain Virgo’s hit single, Now, the producer, Maximum Sound, has released the full length rhythm driven project. Featured on the uptempo dancehall riddim, are: Beenie Man, Ding Dong, Voicemail, Mr. Vegas and of course Romain Virgo.

The Skank and Rave Riddim is being distributed by VP Records and it is now available on iTunes and all other digital music store.

New Reggae Release: Brigadier Jerry – Virtous Woman Ft. Hopeton Lindo & Derrick Lara

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Robert Russell, better known as Brigadier Jerry, returns to the studio after a 5 year hiatus to record “virtuous woman.” The song, which is a tribute to all women with high moral standards, was co-written and produced by Hopeton Lindo for Irie Pen Label.

Click here or on the image above to stream and / or download from iTunes.

Wayne Wonder and Agent Sasco Confirmed for Jambana One World Festival 2017 (@Waynewonder25 @AgentSasco @JAMBANAFestival)

Wayne Wonder and Agent SascoJAMBANA™ One World Festival has evolved tremendously as it represents Canada’s growing cultural diversity in its finest form, representing Canada’s Multicultural Communities through performances by internationally acclaimed bands, artists and JUNO Award winners.

Confirmed for this year’s fesitval are two of Reggae/Dancehall’s current trending artists: Wayne Wonder and Assassin aka Agent Sasco. The event takes place on August 6th and 7th at Markham Fair (10801 McCowan Rd., Markham, Ontario L3P 3J3)

Morgan Heritage Headlines New York’s Jamaican Jerk Festival (@morganheritage)

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Morgan Heritage will join Konshens, Alison Hinds and others on the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival in New York, on Sunday, July 23rd. In addition to the live performances there will also be: culinary demonstrations, kids zone and a food court.

The event takes place at the Roy Wilkins Park – located at Merrick Blvd. and Baisley Blvd in Queens – from 12 PM to 8 PM. For additional info call 718-425-1177.

Early Bird Tickets Now On Sale For the 2017 Aarhus Reggae Festival

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Jam Link Intl. the association behind the Aarhus Reggae Festival, is offering patrons an opportunity to get tickets for the 2017 Aarhus Reggae Festival at a very reasonable rate. The price is now only 70 Kr for both days.

The Aarhus Reggae Festival will be held at Voxhall (Vester Allé 15, 8000 Aarhus C.) on the 29th and 30th of September. Full artist line up will be announced soon.

Click here or on the image above to purchase tickets.

Shaggy & Romain Virgo Collaborate On New Single (@RealRomainVirgo @DiRealShaggy)

Romain Virgo and ShaggyOn July 14th, Shaggy will release a new single done in collaboration with Romain Virgo entitled “Promises.” Both men have been enjoying massive success this year.

Romain Virgo‘s recently released single and video, “Now,” is still trending worldwide and continues to enjoy heavy rotation on both reggae and dancehall programs; while Shaggy just wrapped up his Euro tour and is back in the USA where he made an appearance at the Essence Festival and other major events.

Stay tuned to MJ Magazine for more info on “Promises.”

Jamaica’s ‘Main Street Crew’ Now Accepting Bookings (@RedRatMusic @GeneralDegree)

Main Street Crew

Reuniting after a 15-year-long split, Main Street Crew members, comprising of Red Rat, Mr G (aka Goofy), Hawkeye, General Degree, Buccaneer and Lady G are embarking on a new venture. They are now giving their thousands of fans all over the world an opportunity to re-live the 90’s.

Goofy‘s Brush Yuh Teeth, Buccaneer‘s Bruk Out, Red Rat‘s Shelly-Anne and Nuh Live Nuh Weh with Chrissy D, General Degree‘s Hold You Tonight, Traffic Blocking and Granny as well as Arrest Mi Officer by Hawkeye are just a few of the hits from the Main Street Crew that dominated the 90’s.

Promoters, Festivals, Venues, Booking Agents etc. are encouraged to send an email to generaldegreebookings@gmail.com for information about hiring this crew.

DJ Nicholas’ Album Launch Takes Place On July 21 – Jamaica (@djnicholas2)

DJ NicholasOn the Shout Records presents DJ Nicholas’ “The Audiologist” Album Launch and Concert, on Friday July 21st at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Center in Kingston, Jamaica.

The event features Grammy nominated artists: Todd Dulaney (Victory Belongs to Jesus), Jermaine Edwards, Ryan Mark, Kimola Brown, Kevin Smith, Kevin Heath, Dunamis Reignz, Yankee B, D.A.Jay, Samuel Medas from Guyana, Chris Black, Gray Patch and the top 10 JCDC Gospel Finalists.

All are invited! Entrance cost is only $1,000, $1,500 with an album and children under 12 can enter for free. All artists will be backed by On the Shout Band. The show will run from  7 pm to 11 pm.

The Tax Relief Riddim Ft. Ginjah, Turbulence & Others Now On iTunes (@therealsupahype)

Tax Relief Riddim

UPT Diamond League, spearheaded by Supa Hype, presents the “Tax Relief Riddim“. The reggae riddim features Turbulence – Clean Up Ur Ways, Natural Blacks – Love America, Power Man – Money, Kananga – Nuh Touch Mi Turban (TaxRelief Mi), Ginjah – Soul Singing, Nature – Straight (Street Mixx), and Real VI – Nah Worry.

Tax Relief Riddim” is out now on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and most major online digital stores. It is distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital