In Case You Missed It! @MorganHeritage FULL Interview on @IrishandChin SOUND CHAT RADIO

Irish and chin’s Sound Chat Radio is the industry’s leading talk/music program dedicated to Reggae, Dancehall and Sound System culture. The popular mixed format show also highlights social topics of importance to the greater Caribbean diaspora. Sound Chat Radio is syndicated on 18 stations and media partners in cities spanning the U.S., U.K., Spain and Gambia. The innovative program streams to the world via http://www.irishandchin.com. Breaking news, controversial issues, rare and exclusive interviews, music & event reviews, listening sessions and now, on air clashes, comprise this popular show, which airs each Monday, 7-10 PM (U.S.) & 12-3AM (UK) and Tuesday 5-8PM (U.S.) &10PM-1AM (U.K.). To join the Sound Chat Radio discussions, call 718-554-8598 (U.S.) and 0-203-608-9826 (U.K.). If you miss a broadcast, no problem all past shows are uploaded to http://www.irishandchin.com

David Rudisha To Join Usain Bolt at adidas Grand Prix (@ImagesNews)

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David Rudisha, Blanka Vlašić, and Ajeé Wilson will join Usain Bolt on the roster for the adidas Grand Prix on June 13, organizers announced.

Rudisha, the reigning Olympic Champion and World Record-holder at 800 meters, will be looking for his fourth-consecutive victory here, while Vlašić, a four-time IAAF World Champion in the high jump, will seek to repeat her win here from 2013. Wilson, the 2012 World Junior Champion and one of the best New Jersey high school runners in history, will be seeking her first adidas Grand Prix win—in front of a hometown crowd. Read the rest of this entry

Vetta to Release “The Party Song” and EP (@Queenie_Mia)

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Vetta

Reggae/Dancehall Artiste Vetta is gearing up for the official release of his smashing single “Party Song.” The single, produced by Grillaras Productions, will be released alongside his EP, “The Journey Begins” on the 26th of this month. The song is available for pre order on I Tunes on all android and HTC phones and will be distributed by, distributing giants, Zojack worldwide. Read the rest of this entry

Reggae Songbird Alaine Set to Her Release Album ‘Ten of Hearts’ on Tuesday (@destinemedia @alainesinga)

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Alaine, the beautiful singer and songwriter known by just her first name, is set to release her highly anticipated album, Ten of Hearts, on Tuesday, May 26. Known for singles like Rise in Love, No Ordinary Love, Bye Bye Bye, Heavenly and Deeper, Alaine has now created a new set of unforgettable tracks for her musical catalogue. Read the rest of this entry

FREE Digital Download – Italy’s @BaloobaSound presents MUSIC STILL ALIVE #3 ReggaeMixcd

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BALOOBA SOUND presents MUSIC STILL ALIVE #3 Hosted by reggae Artist NESBEHT – 2015 REGGAE ONE DROP MIXCD MIXED LIVE BY MOKO DJ! INCLUDES HITS FROM: PROTOJE, CHRONIXX, MORGAN HERITAGE, ROMAIN VIRGO, NESBETH, CHRIS MARTIN AND MANY MORE. Continue after the jump for tracklisting and download link Read the rest of this entry

In Case You Missed It! @OrielRevoluters Interview on @IrishAndChin Popular SOUND CHAT RADIO

Irish and chin’s Sound Chat Radio is the industry’s leading talk/music program dedicated to Reggae, Dancehall and Sound System culture. The popular mixed format show also highlights social topics of importance to the greater Caribbean diaspora. Sound Chat Radio is syndicated on 18 stations and media partners in cities spanning the U.S., U.K., Spain and Gambia. The innovative program streams to the world via http://www.irishandchin.com. Breaking news, controversial issues, rare and exclusive interviews, music & event reviews, listening sessions and now, on air clashes, comprise this popular show, which airs each Monday, 7-10 PM (U.S.) & 12-3AM (UK) and Tuesday 5-8PM (U.S.) &10PM-1AM (U.K.). To join the Sound Chat Radio discussions, call 718-554-8598 (U.S.) and 0-203-608-9826 (U.K.). If you miss a broadcast, no problem all past shows are uploaded to http://www.irishandchin.com

In Di Dancehall Teams Up with Fellow Visionaries and Presents ‘Next Up’ Showcase (@destinemedia)

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In Di Dancehall, Dancehall Lives and Tropical Blendz have teamed up to create a new platform for emerging Reggae & Dancehall artists to perform for engaged audiences.

The “Next Up” showcase concept is being tested in an incubator form at the Delaware Valley, during the same night of Dancehall icon Beenie Man “The Man. The Music. The Legend” performance at Delaware Live. Home of the first showcase is Delaware Live in Wilmington, DE, fittingly less than 5 miles from the General Motors factory where Bob Marley wrote “Night Shift”. Read the rest of this entry

Blaqksheep Music Pushes Back with Brazilian Funk infused Single (@streetcredja)

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Blaqksheep

With the release of the brand new single from Blaqksheep Music, Dancehall has again been fused with World Music. The single ‘Push Back by RDX is a cross between Baile funk (Brazilian funk) and Dancehall’s authentic drum patterns.

Produced by Blaqksheep Music, who also produced RDX’s girl’s inducer ‘Ride It’ in 2013, the single ‘Push Back’ is another execution that shows the Duo’s willingness to explore music of all forms and origins. Read the rest of this entry

Dancehall Star Konshens Release Viral Video for HOT New Single ‘Gal Ting’ (@destinemedia)

Known for his ability to get the ladies in a frenzy whenever his songs play. Many are saying Konshens has found another ‘Gal Song’ for the summer.

Produced by the dynamic producer Dre Skull of Mixpak Records, ‘Gal Ting’ is one of the featured songs on the Blacklight Riddim. ” I recorded with Konshens in 2010 on my first trip to Kingston. We never released the song, but I have been a fan a long time and thought he could do something strong with the dembow vibe” says Dre Skull in a recent interview with Fader.com Read the rest of this entry

GRACE KENNEDY Revenues Up $2.9 Billion for First Quarter (@ImagesNews )

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Group CEO Don Wehby

In releasing unaudited results for the period ended March 31, 2015, the GraceKennedy Group is reporting revenues of $ $21.1 billion, a $2.9 billion or 16% increase over the corresponding period of 2014. The Company is however reporting a decline in net profit by 25% compared to the corresponding period last year, moving from $941 million to $703 million. Read the rest of this entry

Singers Alaine, Shuga Set To Bring Heat to Oracabessa Festival (@ImagesNews @alainesinga)

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On Memorial Monday, May 25th, award winning reggae singer Alaine and 2009 Digicel Rising Stars winner Shuga will bring the heat to the second annual Oracabessa Festival slated to be held at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens. Billed as the hottest Caribbean family event in the New York ti-state area for summer 2015, the event will also feature Sean Paul, Chris Martin, Freddy McGregor, Tarrus Riley, Dexta Daps, Josey Wales and the Grace Thrillers featuring Shirley Willis. Read the rest of this entry

Dancehall Superstar Mavado Responds To False Accusations and Files Lawsuit Against Promoter

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Earlier in the spring of 2015, dancehall super star Mavado executed his contractual agreement for a slated performance in the US. Mavado’s management team negotiated with the promoter over several days and the contract was set and signed.

There is email documentation showing the agreement from the promoter made several weeks prior, where he (the promoter) priced the flights and supplied them with the travel itinerary. As per Mavado’s contract, the management team must approve flights chosen by the promoter, which was done and then asked the promoter to send funds to pay for all flights. At this time there was no refusal on the cost of tickets, which had multiple stops and required more than one first class ticket. With a total of 6 persons traveling, the approved itinerary cost was a sum of $6,013.80. At the time of arrival in Los Angeles the total sum for tickets wasn’t received even though an agreement email was sent, that upon arrival funds would be reimbursed. Read the rest of this entry