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Have You Seen Estelle’s Video, “Better”? (@EstelleDarlings)

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As Estelle gets ready to release her new album – Lovers Rock – due out on September 7th, she is giving fans a taste of what to expect. In early July she shared a new single entitled Better, and at the end of July she released the official video.

As usual, Estelle looks stunning in the visuals. Click HERE or on the image above to watch.

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Reggae Legend Don Carlos Now Accepting Bookings For 2019 (@DonCarlosReggae)

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2019 Bookings is now open for legendary Reggae icon Don Carlos. For those not familiar with Don Carlos, here is a quick rundown: He is the founding member of the legendary Reggae group Black Uhuru and a 4 time Grammy nominee that’s been doing music for over 50 years.

Furthermore, Don Carlos is an international Reggae super star with millions of fans worldwide, who tours consistently with his own band.

Persons interested in working with him should contact Reggae Gone Viral.

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Fantasia’s 2018 Fall Shows (@TasiasWord)

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American R&B / Soul recording artist, Fantasia, will be hitting the road this Fall. She has five confirmed dates for several southern States, namely: Alabama, South Carolina, Florida and Kentucky. See dates and locations below, and for additional information visit: http://fantasiaofficial.com

Fri, SEP 28 – Tuscaloosa Amphitheater – Tuscaloosa, AL
Sun, OCT 07 – Garrett Coliseum Stage – Montgomery, AL
Tue, OCT 16 – South Carolina State Fairgrounds – Columbia, SC
Sat, NOV 03 – Vinoy Park – Saint Petersburg, FL
Fri, NOV 09 – KFC Yum! Center – Louisville, KY

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9th Annual One Love One Heart Reggae Festival – September 1 & 2 in Woodland, CA

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The 9th annual One Love One Heart Reggae Festival is set for September 1 & 2, 2018 in Woodland, California.

Yolo County Fairgrounds in Woodland, CA will turn into an International Culture Fest over Labor Day Weekend when H.A.S.O Live presents the 9th Annual One Love One Heart Reggae. Sacramento Basin’s premier reggae festival offers roots reggae, world music, and dancehall. Gates are at 10am each day and the music goes to 10pm.

The festival boasts the biggest names in reggae including Nigerian Superstar Davido; Jamaican reggae harmony legends, Israel Vibration & Roots Radics; Jamaican deejay and member of the Rastafari movement, Anthony B; Grammy winner, Mykal Rose; reggae singer and toaster from England, Pato Banton; Grammy nominees from Jamaica, Raging Fyah; music with a message from Jah 9; Jamaican singer/songwriter, producer Randy Valentine; feel-good musical vibration of up-and-coming Reggae artist, Keznamdi; Roots Reggae St. Croix Style from Abja and the Kushites; Misael from Puerto Rico, Mada Nile from Virgin Islands, San Francisco Bay’s own Reggae Angels; The Dancehall Diva, Sister I-Live; and more!

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Mykal Rose, Luciano & Others Featured On The New “Officer Riddim” (@jahmessenjah)

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Mykal Rose & Luciano

The Officer Riddim is a a dub style modern roots rhythm, which features several well known conscious singers and lyricists from Jamaica, namely: Papa Biggy, Mykal Rose, Lutan Fyah, Luciano and Louie Culture. It also presents several upcoming New England based Caribbean Reggae artists, such as: King Mas, Mighty Mystic, Atterny, King-I and Jahriffe.

The Officer Riddim is produced by BDLabs Music and Lifeforce Production, and it is being distributed by VPAL Music. Click HERE to listen to a medley mix of the project and HERE to download.

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Romain Virgo Releases New Video & Gets Ready For Rototom Sunsplash On August 18th (@RealRomainVirgo)

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Romain Virgo, who just released the official video for his track Trouble, will be heading to Spain to perform on Rototom Sunsplash on August 18th. The artist will be supported by The Unit Band and will join a host of other well established Jamaican acts on the event.

For additional information about Rototom Sunsplash click HERE, and you can click on the image above to watch the official video for Trouble.

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New Dancehall Release: Souljii Wehttam – March For Peace – Sekimhaj Records

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Recording artist and lyricist Souljii Wehttam, in collaboration with Sekimhaj Records, releases a powerful dancehall single entitled March For Peace. The song comes at a time when the island of Jamaica is dealing with a serious problem of crime and violence. On the record, Souljii Wehttam warns the politicians that if something is not done about the escalating crime rate, they will suffer serious consequences. He also encourages the youths to join him in marching for peace.

Produced by Michael Reynolds at SK Studio in East Kingston, March For Peace, is now out and can be streamed and downloaded HERE.

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Luciano To Perform In Scarborough, Ontario On Oct. 13 (@jahmessenjah)

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On Saturday, October 13th, Gregory Culture in collaboration with Original Fifty and Roots Radics will host an event called Positive Vibes Lovers Rock. It will feature a live performance by reggae artist Luciano, who will be performing in Scarborough for the first time.

This event will be held at 14 Highgate Drive and it will begin at 11PM sharpe! For additional information, persons are being asked to call 416-625-3644, 647-708-5025 or 416-614-1244.

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New Reggae Video: Cali P – My Home (@CaliPmusic)

Cali P“My Home,” the brand new music video from reggae recording artist Cali P is out now! The video, filmed in Ethiopia, shows Cali P walking through different parts of Addis Ababa as well as aerial views displaying the beauty of Ethiopia.

The song touches on the theme of home and finds Cali P expressing his love for Africa and how he misses the continent whenever he must leave.

Click here or on the image above to watch the video and remember to like, comment and share.

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The Official Video For Ruach Ru’s “Mr. Player Man” Is Out Now! (@RuachRu)

ruachEarlier today Ruach Ru released the official video for her hit single Mr. Player Man. Though it was due out some time ago, the simple but sexy and somewhat seductive visuals were definitely worth the wait, as they mirror the words of the song perfectly.

Shot at various locations in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the video for Mr. Player Man was directed by Andrew Spence and Desmond Lowe. It features actor Bruce-Lee Morris, who plays the role of the player, and Ruach Ru showed us a bit of her acting skills as she played one of the ladies being played.

Click here or on the image above to watch the video and remember to comment, like and share.

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DJ Nicholas’ Biography (@djnicholas2)

DJ NicholaJamaican born Gospel Reggae Artiste Nicholas Eccleston, more popularly known as DJ Nicholas has grown to become one of the leading Caribbean Gospel Artist. He was born on October 29, 1980 in Kingston; however, in his teenage years searching for truth, he became a marijuana smoker, very rebellious and immersed in the Rastafarian Religion. His life was shortly after changed by a scripture from Acts 4:12. He is now a passionate follower of Jesus Christ.

Nicholas performs in the USA where he now resides; he performed with Deitrick Haddon on BET Celebration of Gospel 2016. He has been interviewed on TBN for TBN Salsa In the Mix. He has also performed in the UK, Canada and over 25 countries in the Caribbean region and continues to regularly visit them. He has shared stages with TD Jakes, Shirley Caesar, Kirk Franklin, Donnie McClurkin, Tye Tribette, Erica Campbell, and Tamela Mann among others.

Nicholas is featured on Grammy nominated singer Deitrick Haddon’s album titled Masterpiece, on Todd Dulaney’s latest album “Your Great Name” and on Papa San’s One Blood Album; the album features Lecrae, Da Truth, Fred Hammond and Israel Haughton among others. Some of Nicholas’ popular songs are Holy Ghost Gym, Holy Ghost Church, Things Already Better, Naa Bow and Cut It Off to name a few.

He’s a multi award winning Caribbean artiste, which includes the YVA Awards Gospel Artiste Of The Year 2011 – 2013 consecutively in Kingston Jamaica, ‘The Atlanta Caribbean Gospel Awards 2012’ for ‘Album Of The Year’, ‘Caribbean Artiste Of The Year’ at the ‘Holy Hip Hop Awards’ 2012, along with several Marlin Awards just to list a few. He has been interviewed on BBC Radio U.K. and Atlanta Live TV in the USA. Performed on most premier Caribbean Gospel events including Fun in the Son Jamaica, Barbados Gospel Fest, St. Vincent Gospel Fest, St. Lucia Jazz Fest and more.

Nicholas has released four studio albums. He received number one music video on CVM TV Hit List (Jamaica) September 09 and RETV for the music video ‘Holy Ghost Gym.’ He recently launched his fourth album titled “The Audiologist” on July 21, 2017. He believes this album is his most dynamic.

Nicholas is a director and one of the founders of an indie recording studio and booking agency called “On The Shout Records.” He is co-founder with Kevin Smith (founder) of ‘A Betta Tomorrow’ (www.abettatomorrow.com), an outreach traveling across Jamaica, souls have been saved and lives changed through this event.

He’s the husband of one wife Sandra Eccleston and father of two lovely kids Malachi and Naomi. He is a deacon at New Life Assembly of God, he now fellowships at Victory Place International in Sunrise Florida. This is the beginning; DJ Nicholas would love you to be a part of his ministry.

Ministry Statement: To minister the undiluted word of God uncompromisingly with power, through the language of the Caribbean music professionally to the furtherance of God’s Kingdom.

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Denmark’s Own, Mwakenya & Lappa Luma, Will Perform On The 2018 Aarhus Reggae Festival

mwakenya lappa lumaDenmark’s very own reggae/dancehall artists, Mwakenya and Lappa Luma, will both be on the 2018 Aarhus Reggae Festival. Mwakenya will perform on Day 1, Friday, August 24th, while Lappa Luma will work on Day 2, Saturday, August 25th.

Originally from Kenya, reggae/dancehall singer and selector, Mwakenya, fuses
Jamaican music with his African roots music to create a unique sound that is truly his own. In addition to having an active career as a solo artist, Mwakenya is also the lead singer for Strictly I ‘N’ I, a live reggae band from Kolding, Denmark.

Lappa Luma grew up in Brikama, Gambia, where he started his music career at 15 years old. He has performed on some of the biggest reggae events in both Europe and Gambia.

The Aarhus Reggae Festival will take place at Voxhall – Vester Allé 15, 8000 – in Aarhus, Denmark on August 24th and 25th. Advanced tickets are available HERE.