Triple The Focus Magazine July/August 2015 Issue it Out! Music, Fashion, Business, Food & More

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New Video – Garrizon Curtiz “The Return”

Dancehall/reggae artiste Garrizon Curtiz began turning heads since 1998 when his talent was discovered as a toddler in primary school. The artiste was later placed 5th in the Magnum Kings and Queens of dancehall competition in 2009, but later enrolled into the UNIVERSITY of The West Indies where he studied Journalism. Read the rest of this entry

Bramma Halts U.S Promotional Tour Due to Death in Family (cc @teamdarkcide

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Dancehall artiste Bramma known for the hits ‘Trust People’ and ‘Cha Cha Bwoy’ was force to cut short his month long U.S. promotional tour over the weekend following the death of his beloved grandmother. His grandma, Ms. Myrtle Brammer passed away last Friday after ailing for some time with diabetes among other medical complications. Read the rest of this entry

Ghana’s Dancehall Star ShattaWale To Drop Songs With Alkaline And Busy Signal.

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By Jullie Jay-Kanz(HelloGh.com) – Ghana’s dancehall star Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr, known by his stage name as Shattawale ,a multifarious hitmaker and award winner recognised with hit songs such as Dancehall King, Dancehall Commando,Like My Ting and many more has eyed collaborations with Jamaican dancehall stars including Alkaline Vendetta,Busy Signal and Zulan Obrien of Rich Gang Jamaica. Read the rest of this entry

Ibo Fire Delivers Strong performance at Ocho Rios Sea Food Festival (cc: @queenie_mia)

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MIA – Reggae artiste Ibo Fire was superbly received over the Easter weekend when he performed at Ocho Rios Sea Food Festival at Fisherman’s Beach. Read the rest of this entry

@KirkDiamond and Bob Da Builda Receive 2015 ReggaeXclusive Recognition Award for Video of the year

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To say that it has been an eventful year for reggae/dancehall recording artist Kirk Diamond would be an understatement. The whirlwind year since being nominated for his first JUNO Award has left the young star humbled by the love and support of his friends, family, fans and media. “Kirk Diamond & Bob Da Builda from DON DEM have the recipe for authenticity when it comes to dancehall Vibez. “Love Inna We Heart” is a classic hit” – Carrie Mullings (Rebel Vibez) Read the rest of this entry

Afar Music & @WorldAReggae Invites You to Reggae Artist ORieL’s Listening Event ahead of #Unprecedented 2 EPs July 2nd Release

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In an unprecedented musical event, ORieL will be releasing his 2 anticipated EPs “Confidence 2.0″ and “Love SoulJah” on the same day, July 2nd, 2015. To add to this feat, Afar Music Group has teamed up with WorldAReggae.com for an exclusive 24 hours listening celebration! Read the rest of this entry

The Fader Premieres @LucasDiPasquale “Do It Like” Video feat Stylo G, Kardinal Offishall, and Konshens

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VIA The Fader By MATTHEW TRAMMELL: 19-year-old Lucas DiPasquale has made it back to Jamaica in search of two dancehall queens. “Do It Like” is the Canadian singer’s first bid since viral videos of him covering Popcaan and Sizzla led to airplay across the island and a deal with Universal Canada. The set-up looks as wild as it sounds, but here we are watching Luci and Sean Paul exchange daps in a Kingston parking lot fête. “‘Do It Like’ is about making people dance,” Lucas tells the FADER via email. “I relished the opportunity to work with Mojam, Stylo, Kardinal, and Konshens. The beat is huge and it features three dancehall monsters—I’m very proud of it.”

Continue reading and watch the video premiere at THE FADER

Billboard Producer @RickyBlaze Evokes A Favorite Dancehall Era with Mr.Easy’s “Bashment Gal”

By many accounts, the 90’s was deemed one of dancehall favorite eras, from that cherished musical time comes a slew of talented artists who remain at the top of the game such as the legendary dancehall and reggae star Mr.Easy. Read the rest of this entry

In comes the “DonRasta” with a Brand New One, called “Progress.” (cc: @rseenal )

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Rseenal Di Artillary’s “PROGRESS” brought to you, Courtesy of Gang A Starz and Producers Vybz Machine Ent. This Song “Progress,” embedded with Empowering sentiments, urges all those Focused on attaining their Life’s Goals, to never lose Faith amidst obstacles, criticism & the proverbial “Bad mind”. The song also emphasizes Striving for progress by being your own Don or Boss, “Making your own talk, setting your own trends, Living your own life and Manifesting your own plans” seeing yourself as the Ultimate Source of all that is Good and Great; The Creator of your desired reality!
Take a Listen and Get your free Download of “Progress” this Upbeat, catchy, Dance-hall tune by the “Don Rasta,” is ready to take the airwaves by storm this summer. #RRRrrrr

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1st Annual ‘JAMDUNG’ Picnic & Concert Announce Artist Line Up (cc: @DestimeMedia)

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“With love and unity, family and laughter come mek we ‘JAMDUNG’ and celebrate life”

As the momentum surrounding the 1st Annual ‘JAMDUNG’ Picnic & Concert grows, the organizers decide to share the artist line up today with the public & media.

“I am actually looking forward to ‘JAMDUNG’ I see it as a fun day for me and the family. I am always looking for something that I can enjoy with my kids and this seems to be perfect. There are activities for the children, for the adults, its a real family atmosphere. So to hear that artists will be added is just an added bonus” says Toya Watkins of Eastchester Bronx, NY. Read the rest of this entry