Here Is The Full Lineup For Anthony B’s “Black & Proud” Concert In NY (@ReggaeVibesMus1)

Born Fire Promotions and Reggae Vibes Music – the companies powering the upcoming Black & Proud Concert in New York – have announced the full and final lineup, as well as locations to purchase physical tickets.

On Saturday, February 25th, patrons at Club Amazura – located in Queens – will be treated to a live reggae show like no other. Some of the industry’s best performers will share the stage, with the main headliner, Anthony B, leading the way. The original fireman will be joined by Turbulence, Kabaka Pyramid, Perfect Giddimani, Pressure Busspipe, Dreama, Kendallaz, and Rufftop Rock I; who will all be backed by the Gennaroots Band.

The event, which was conceptualized to celebrate both Black History Month and Reggae Month, will be hosted by Dubbmaster Chris, and additional music will be provided by Massive B Sound (Bobby Konders & Jabba) and Mountain Lion Sound. Audio and lighting are being supplied by Venom Y2K, one of the most trusted audio visual equipment stores in New York.

Persons based in and around New York can now buy physical tickets in Queens at VP Records Retail Store, Veggie Castle, and Genesis II Restaurant; in Brooklyn at Golden Krust and Da Place Cuisine; and in Long Island at Tony Mac Bakery & Restaurant and Sam’s Caribbean Marketplace. Passes are also available online via eventbrite.

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Chris Martin, George Nooks & Others To Honor Dennis Brown On Feb. 1

(Photo by David Corio)

Reggae Month 2023 will kick off with a live concert celebrating the crown prince Dennis Brown. Scheduled for Wednesday, February 1st at Festival Marketplace (Kingston Waterfront), it will feature live performances by Chris Martin, Ras-I, George Nooks, Miguel, Shanice Sewell and Rissa. It will begin at 6pm and it’s absolutely free.

Dennis Emmanuel Brown CD was born on the 1st day of February in 1957. His birthday is celebrated every year in reggae communities all over the world.

Spanner Banner’s Birthday Celebration Set For Feb. 10th In NY

Joseph Bonner, more popular known as Spanner Banner, was born on the same day as legendary reggae artist Bob Marley (February 6th).

Spanner Banner‘s birthday celebration will be held on February 10th at Prestige Bar & Lounge – 40W Merrick Road – in Freeport, Long Island, New York. In addition to the guest of honor, there will also be appearances by Singer Irie, Bobby Lickshot, and Mad Dog; with host Sam Gotti and special guest Suzie Q.

This is a live band show that will also double as a pre-valentines party. Doors will open at 8pm, and there is a $20 admission fee.

Richie Stephens & Sanchez’s “Double For My Troubles” Racks Up 2.4 Million Views In Three Weeks

On January 6th – singer, songwriter and producer – Richie Stephens released Double For My Troubles, his newest single done in collaboration with fellow artist Sanchez. The official video was uploaded to YouTube a day later – on the 6th – and has been racking up views ever since. As of this writing – done on January 28th – it has been viewed 2.4 million times, and it continues to climb.

Both men have been actively promoting the song and its visuals; appearing on popular TV shows, being featured in printed and digital medias, and most importantly, performing live on major concerts. Two weeks ago they were Winford Williams‘ guests Onstage, and they delivered a stellar performance at the recently held Rebel Salute Festival

Additionally, a week ago Double For My Troubles entered Jamaica’s Reggae Chart and is now in the #20 spot. It’s also #19 on New York’s Reggae Chart.

The song comes to us courtesy of Pot Of Gold Records (owned and operated by Richie Stephens) and Sanmonik Productions (owned and operated by Sanchez). It can be streamed and/or downloaded on Apple Music, Spotify, iTunes, Tidal and all other digital music platforms.


Enjoy “Timeless” Reggae Music On Feb. 11th In Priory, St. Ann

Three big reggae acts – Ken Boothe, Chalice and Boris Gardener – will deliver Timeless Reggae Music on Saturady, February 11th at Plantation Cove in Priory, St. Ann, Jamaica. They will be backed by Skool Band.

Tickets, which are going for $8,500 JMD, can be purchased in-person from Fesco Stations and Fontana Pharmacies; or online from caribtix-dot-com. Gates will open at 5pm and showtime is 7pm.

Chronic Law Shares The Lyric Video For “Things Inside” (@Pandemicrecord1)

Trending dancehall artist Chronic Law has just shared the official lyric video for his single – Things Inside – featured on the brand new dancehall juggling, Things & Time Riddim. On the record, the hardcore deejay laments on his internal conflicts, as he tries to balance the success he has achieved as a recording artist, and the problems he is having because of it. He sings: “and mi say things inside weh a destroy all a mi vibe – things inside mek me paranoid all a the time.”

The Things & Time Riddim is an eight-track compilation, produced by emerging music label Pandemic Records. In addition to Chronic Law, it also has new music by Ikaya, Takeova, Jah Lama, Little Hero, Frass Khalifa, Xip Boss, and Pandemic‘s co-founder Sheldon Edwards

As the name implies, Pandemic Records was established during the epidemic caused by the covid-19 virus. It is owned and operated by brothers Sheldon and Leroy Edwards, both of whom are still celebrating the recently held #1 spot on Richie B’s Reggae Chart for Little Hero‘s World Right Now. That song is on the Logic Riddim, which was also produced by Pandemic Records.

Things & Time Riddim went live on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify and all other streaming platforms on January 20, 2023. Download your copy today!


Sizzla, Ghost, Alaine & Christ Martin Confirmed For “Lovers & Friends”

Lovers & Friends – The Ultimate Valentines Concert, will take place on Saturday, February 18 at Grizzly’s Plantation Cove in Priory, St. Ann (Jamaica).

It will feature local recording artists Sizzla, Ghost, Alaine and Christopher Martin. The lineup also includes international acts Mýa, Bobby Valentino and actor and singer Rotimi, who is known for his role as Darius Morrison on the Starz series Boss, and as Andre Coleman on Power.