Olamide’s New Album Set To Be Released On Oct. 8th (@Olamide)

Nigerian recording artist OLAMIDÉ will release his forth album, Carpe Diem, on Oct. 8 through a new partnership between his long-running YBNL Nation imprint and U.S. indie powerhouse, EMPIRE

The project features collaborations with: Fireboy DML, Omah Lay, Peruzzi, Phyno, Bella Shumrda and Bad Boy Timz. 18-year-old prodigy P.Priime (Fireboy DML, DJ Cuppy) produces the majority of the tracks on Carpe Diem, with the remainder coming from a production squad of Pheelz, VStix, ID Cabasa and Young Jonn.

Widely regarded as the Voice of Nigeria’s streets, OLAMIDÉ is among the most successful and acclaimed hip-hop acts from Africa, with over 430 million streams of his music to date. 

The first single off Carpe Diem, Eru,” debuted as the No. 1 song on streaming platform Audiomack earlier this month.

Alicia Keys Shares Another Single From Her Self Titled Album “Alicia” (@aliciakeys)

Though the spread of the coronavirus initially affected the release of Alicia Keys‘ seventh album, “Alicia,” the artist has been sharing singles and visuals from the project throughout the pandemic.

Last week Wednesday she uploaded the video for “Love Looks Better,” which is track number eleven on the album. Click here or on the image above to check it out, and remember to like, comment and share.

Dean Fraser & Others Will Remember Sonny Bradshaw On October 10th

On Saturday, October 10th, some of Jamaica’s most brilliant musical minds will get together to pay tribute to, and remember the man known as the dean of Jamaican music, Mr. Sonny Bradshaw.

Musicians and vocalists that have been confirmed includes: Dean Fraser, Marjorie Whylie, Karen Smith, Gary Crosby, Desi Jones, Jon Williams, Ernie Ranglin, Frankie Campbell and Jackie Jackson.

The event will stream live on the Jamaica Ocho Rios International Jazz Festival’s social media platforms.

New Music From I Wayne & Bono G “Warmongers”

This past Thursday I Wayne shared his new single, “Warmongers,” which is a collaboration done with Bono G. Not known to deviate from a message of righteousness, the Rasta man delivered on this one as he always does.

Warmongers” is on the Droptop and T.M.I. Record labels. It can be streamed and downloaded from all digital music platforms.

Jermaine Edwards, Kevin Downswell & Rondell Positive Confirmed For “Oktober Fest” (@kevinDownswell @RondellPositive)

Next month Go For God Family Church will host a virtual “Oktober Fest,” which will see some of Jamaica’s most beloved gospel artists performing every Sunday for the entire month.

The event will kick off on October 4th with a performance from Jermaine Edwards, followed by Kevin Downswell on the 11th and Rondell Positive on the 18th. The final Sunday in October, the 25th, will feature Go Worship along with several special guests.

For additional information and links to stream the program CLICK HERE.

New Dancehall Video From Beenie Man “Election Time” (@KingBeenieMan)

Beenie Man‘s new single, “Election Time,” done in collaboration with Swiss producer 808 Delavega, is now available on selected music platforms. The song is featured on the producer’s self titled upcoming album, schedule for release in December.

The official video for “Election Time” is now on YouTube. Click here or on the image above to watch, and remember to like, comment and share.

The International Women Achievement Awards Show Has Been Postponed!

The 2020 International Women Achievers Awards (IWAA), which was scheduled for Saturday, September 26th at Margaritaville in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, has been postponed! Though we did not learn of the official reason for the cancellation, one can only assume that the rise in the number of covid-19 cases on the island played a part.

Fans and supporters Capleton and Ken Boothe, who were both confirmed to perform, are encouraged to visit iwaawards dot org for the new date.