Made up of expert image makers that have a real grip on what’s trending in the industry, MPR Consulting has handled everything from small social media movements to massive campaigns and re-brandings. We have effectively and efficiently represented and/or worked with artists, groups, labels & promoters such as Grammy award winning Morgan Heritage, Grammy nominated Raging Fyah, Former professional athlete turned recording artist Omari Banks, billboard charting K’Coneil among others. Read the rest of this entry
After an exciting and highly anticipated Billboard worldwide premiere of their hit single ‘Reggae Night’, the Grammy winning Royal Family of Reggae is embarking on a world tour to the delight of fans near and far!
Renowned for their riveting live performances, the siblings are looking forward to not only engage fans and music lovers to beloved classics but also to new music from their upcoming Spring 2017 album such as “Selah”, and “Reggae Night”. Unfortunately, the family’s beloved sister Una Morgan, will not attend the April 13th, Uganda show per medical order. As previously announced last year, the accomplished daughter of veteran Reggae crooner Denroy Morgan was hospitalized due to health issues but has since then been on the healthy road to recovery. Read the rest of this entry
21st Hapilos Digital Distribution has partnered with television programme The Release to launch the 21st Hapilos Top 10 Digital Chart. The chart formally known as The Release Top 10 Chart is featured in the weekly entertainment programme on CVM TV and HYPE TV.
Talisa Taylor, Executive Producer to The Release said “The Release was off season in January but we are back on air for Season Two as of February 3, 2017. Our initial chart showed local and international videos that were trending online but we wanted to create a chart based on facts”. 21st Hapilos Top 10 Digital Chart will feature songs that have high numbers of sales, downloads and streaming on over 200 platforms including Amazon, ITunes, Spotify, Rhapsody and Tidal to name a few. Johnny Wonder, Executive VP of Hapilos Entertainment shared “This chart will be based on facts and facts alone, the only way to get on this chart is to sell music by digital perpetual download and steaming”. Read the rest of this entry
Submitted Article By Jullie Jay-Kanz – Theophillus Nii Ardey Otoo popularly known in the showbiz circles as Epixode has progressively proven to the reggae and dancehall world that he is one of the best when the genre is made a topic of confabulation, drawing attention of global music marketers with his outstanding music talent and creativity. Read the rest of this entry
Submitted Article – Riding high with the single ‘Try Harder’ burgeoning Reggae singer Jae Prynse touted as one to watch for 2017 by various industry players including Bounty Killer, Tarrus Riley and award winning journalist/broadcaster Winford Williams has teamed up with the Spanish Town Adult Correctional Centre, lending his support to their rehabilitation program. Read the rest of this entry
Submitted article – With crimes against women in Jamaica on the rise, Natel has been actively posting in support of the “Stop Women Violence” movement. Today, Natel takes his stance against Women Violence further by releasing his acoustic record “Happiness”. Read the rest of this entry
Submitted article – Fast rising dancehall artiste Giannii is defiantly the artiste to watch for 2017.
Giannii is set to release his new single, Anuh My Fault, which will be released by the end of January along with a music video. The single was produced by Streetblock Records and will be distributed by Zojack on all major digital media outlets shortly after. “I have high hopes for this single. The production team put a lot of time and effort into this single and when it drops, the fans are going to love it” Said the artiste. Read the rest of this entry
Submitted article – Nuh Limit Family – the group many are comparing to international stars, Ward 21 – recently connected with Canadian hip-hop artist, UZMAN, on the single “Rolling High.” As the legalization and open use of marijuana is now an ongoing topic in Jamaica and North America, both camps decided to do a track centered around the subject of getting high but addressing it from their perspective. The song was produced, mixed and mastered by popular producer, Lamar ‘Cell’ Thompson, of Audio Traxx Studio, (located in Old Harbor, Jamaica, which is where the Nuh Limit Family is from). Read the rest of this entry
Submitted Article – Talented music producer Blaqk Sheep, more popularly known for producing hit singles like; ‘Ride It’ by RDX, ‘Da style deh’ by Busy Signal, and making the beats for Spice’s recent hit ‘Indicator’ and RDX’s chart topper ‘LOL’ , has released a new album called ‘90 Degrees of Dancehall Volume 3′ to already great reviews since its premiere last month. Read the rest of this entry
The popular Sound Chat Radio program, which is syndicated on 29 stations around the globe, recently hosted an exciting on air discussion on “The Current Atmosphere of Dancehall” on Monday, January 23. Spearheading the panel-styled discussion were esteemed radio/media personality Pat McKay (of Sirius XM) and Dancehall industry impresario Pee Wee Bonsu. The enlightening discussion zoomed in on the “Then and Now” of Dancehall and addressed key topics such as who is making the music, Dancehall star power, the overall state of Dancehall, the generational gap, Jamaica’s role in an artist’s success and more. The dissention on some of the topics certainly contributed to heated dialogue and sparked an overwhelming response from listeners. Read the rest of this entry
Submitted – Known as Montreal’s hardest working Reggae artist, “IJah Iba” is back again with a new track titled “Glad to be rich”. The song features rising star “Jr. Pincher”, son of veteran Reggae star “Pincher” (known for hits “Bandelero” and “I’m a Don”.) “This collaboration has been a long time coming, we have been looking to work with each other for about two years now! The opportunity came when he made the trip to come to Montreal and we put a song together at the same time.” said IJah. Read the rest of this entry
Submitted – From Kingston, Jamaica to France, an international connection is built with Dizzy The Ill One and The Sickest Drama lacing some bars on a banger produced by French Producer DJ Fatbabz. Shot guerrilla style by Massy The Creator on location at Gambling House Recording Studio in the heart of Kingston City, The Sickest Drama and Dizzy trade lyrics on an up tempo production while sticking to the theme of illumination and shining on the competition. A harbinger of more heat to come, and a testament to the power of international Hip-hop – stay tuned to the #FirstCoast & French Connection!