W.I. Laffin’ is a Caribbean comedy festival that will take place on Saturday, May 23rd online at 7:00 PM EST. The objective is to raise funds in support of UNICEF as they work around the Caribbean to help, and raise awareness about children at risk during this time.
Jamaica’s funny man, Bad Boy Trevor, is among the many comedians confirmed for the event. 100% of the proceeds from W.I. Laffin will be donated to UNICEF relief efforts in the Caribbean.
This Saturday, May 23rd, roots artist Jah9 will do a live performance from her current location in Tanzania. She will do an acoustic rendition of songs from her recently released album, ‘Note To Self’, as well as some classics from her catalogue.
On Thursday, May 28th, Two One Five Entertainment, The Roots‘ production company, will host an event dubbed Questlove’s Potluck on The Food Network starting at 10:00 PM EST.
This is a one hour special that will feature several celebrity guests: Patti LaBelle, Bun B, Black Thought, Eva Longoria, George Lopez, Questlove and many more. The objective is to raise money for America’s Food Fund.
Veteran reggae artist Clinton Fearon will engage in a live conversation with the team at Riddim Agency, a reggae and world music booking and management company based in Brazil, next Saturday, May 30th.
The reasoning, which will stream on both Clinton Fearon and Riddim Agency’s Instagram, will begin at 4:00 PM PDT.
This Saturday, May 23rd, starting at 8:00 PM EST, iconic dancehall artists Beenie Man and Bounty Killer will go head to head in the ‘Verzuz‘ music battle.
Like all other media houses, Maria Jackson Magazine has been captivated by this new ‘Verzuz‘ song competition since it was initiated by Swizz Beatz and Timbaland several weeks ago. To date they have featured mega stars: Teddy Riley, Babyface, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott (R&B), Nelly and Ludacris (hip-hop).
On May 18th, one of Jamaica’s most underrated musical talent, Dre Island, published the official video for “Still Remain.” The song is one of thirteen (13) featured on his soon to be released album “Now I Rise.”
Though the full project is not schedule to be out until May 29th, it is currently available for pre-order via iTunes, Spotify and Deezer.
Click here or on the image above to watch the video for “Still Remain,” and remember to like, comment and share.
Earlier today recording artist Capleton announced that he will be performing live this Saturday, May 23rd, starting at 6:00 PM EST. The concert will stream in real-time on his website capletonmusic dot com.
In order to watch the show persons are being asked to pay $4.99 USD, part of which will go towards charity. This performance is being presented by both Capleton Music and 360 Global Entertainment.