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Coalition to Preserve Reggae Music Kwanzaa Celebration December 27th

.The Coalition to Preserve Reggae Music (CPR) today announced the entertainment line up for their annual end of year Kwanzaa and community appreciation event happening on Tuesday, December 27th at Lounge, 310 Bowery between Bleecker and Houston Streets from 7pm to Midnight. The popular Anthem Band, headed up by guitarist and singer/songwriter Coozie Mellers will headline the evening’s entertainment. Also performing will be roots reggae singer Ossie Dellimore, saxophonist Jerry Johnson, dancehall diva Lady Ann and dancer Sister Shawne Lee. Carter Van Pelt and All Star Vaughn of WKCR’s wildly popular Saturday morning program, Eastern Standard Time, will be the evening’s musical “selectors.” Read the rest of this entry

Music Treat Of The Day – Ziggy Marley “All Day All Night” (great itunes xmas gift)


Turn the volume wayyyyyyyyyy up for this one and I dare you to listen just once.

” ToTo” – Marlon Lindor (Haiti) ft Galarus (Jamaica) (Official Dancehall Video)

Trailer – Marc Anthony And Jennifer Lopez Reality TV show “¡Q’Viva! The Chosen”

I wonder if she will be watching with her new boo!

MixTape Wednesdays – Sadiki The Mixtape vol.2


In Case You Missed It! The E True Hollywood Story of Producer Timbaland

Iron Belt Riddim Medley – Di Genius,Singing Sweet,Laden feat O.C, Chino feat Bramma,

HBO Cancels ‘How To Make It In America,’ ‘Bored To Death,’ And ‘Hung’

I can honestly that the only show I watched was “How to make it in America” and it only caught my attention for a few shows. Not sure what will replace this line up but I can’t wait!

Laza Morgan feat Mavado – One By One (Official Video)

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With a total of three shows left to go on his month long Christmas tour of Europe, dancehall recording artist Leftside is stamping his mark in the region as he continues to deliver show stopping performances.

On Dec 14th Leftside alongside KeepLeft Records label mate Syon gave a sizzling performance in Italian capital of Rome days after hitting the stage in Kerkrade, Netherlands on Dec 10th alongside Rapper Red Cafe. Read the rest of this entry

Bootlegger gets 1 year in prison for illegal upload and distribution

As a college student I have been known to buy and watch bootleg movies and music, I was read the riot act by Malaika the other day who explained to me that by doing so, I was taking food straight out of a child’s mouth. Although she was being extra dramatic I understand the reasoning behind it, as myself would be upset for someone to profit from my work. Bootleg/Piracy has always been there, will always be there. I mean it is free promotion and publicity in a way. I’ve even heard artist say they don’t mind cause their music was flooding the streets, but I guess there is such thing as too much.

Well according to the AP – A New York man has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for illegally uploading and distributing a copy of “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” before the movie’s premiere.

Forty-nine-year-old Gilberto Sanchez was sentenced Monday in Los Angeles federal court. The judge also imposed a year of supervised release and numerous computer restrictions. Read the rest of this entry

Natalie Storm – Hotta (official video)