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See our Hot Pics, Videos and Review of Timeless Classics ft Sanchez & Freddie at Sound Academy

By | July 6th, 2015|Entertainment News|

Good afternoon - this is Ron Nelson shouting out all of the fans who attended the TIMELESS CLASSICS concert last night at Sound Academy featuring Sanchez and Freddie McGregor live in concert. The show was a success from all accounts, and by midnight, there were close to 2,500 people inside the venue (mu unofficial guesstimate). In terms of audience dynamics – I should point out that the Timeless audience was made up of an older more mature reggae fan base, [...]

R.I.P “Shaggy” from Morning Ride

By | May 24th, 2015|Entertainment News, Lifestyle, News|

Last Wednesday evening (May 20th), it was reported on the news that 33-year old Marlon Lennox Mason aka "Shaggy", was gunned down in front of his car after leaving a barbeque-birthday party on Campbell Avenue in Toronto's Junction Triangle area (Dupont & Landsdowne).  It is reported that last Wednesday evening, "Shaggy" walked to his car, parked on the street, alone, after saying goodbye to his friends.  A few moments after, people at the barbeque heard gunshots and found Mr. Mason [...]

Goodbye CHRY, Hello Vibe 1055 FM

By | May 13th, 2015|Entertainment News, Lifestyle, News|

So, what’s up with CHRY? If you tuned into CHRY 105.5 FM today, you would have noticed the absence of radio hosts. Since Friday, May 01, 2015, all regularly scheduled programmes have been cut and have been replaced with a computer generated 'urban' music stream that will play continuously (24/7) until a new station - Vibe 1055 FM emerges mid-June. I admit, I was completely caught off guard by all of this. I had not heard anything through the grapevine, [...]

See Pics & Review – Legends featuring Capleton in T.O.

By | April 15th, 2015|2015 Pics, Entertainment News, Hot Pics|

Capleton Lights Up Sound Academy Easter Thursday in T.O. The show was called “Legends”, and Easter Thursday in Toronto was highlighted by none other than the “Fireman” himself, ‘legendary’ artist Capleton (St. Mary, Jamaica) bunnin' a sweet fire inside Toronto’s Sound Academy Nightclub.  Just under 1,000 Capleton fans, despite having to wait for a late 2am showtime, would not be let down, as Capleton, backed by the Prophecy Band, put on yet another excellent performance from start to finish, steadily [...]

JUNO Awards History — 4 Wins for Exco Levi ​for “B​est Reggae Recording”!

By | March 17th, 2015|Entertainment News, News|

Thanks to CARAS, Exco Levi is celebrating his newest accolade, the 2015 JUNO for Best Reggae Recording!  On March 13th, 2015, Exco became the only artist in Canadian history to be nominated 4 times for Best Reggae Recording and win! Canada's top honor was handed out in Hamilton, Ontario at the 44th annual ceremony.  Voted by members of CARAS (Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences), the organizing body agreed that "Welcome the King" (produced by Kheilstone Music) is the [...]

Vybz Kartel Is Incarcerated But Not Silenced

By | March 17th, 2015|Entertainment News, News|

Last Friday the 13th of March signified one year of the "nightmare of King Street" (for Babylon) as Kartel still reigns supreme for all 365 days since conviction... From @ghettopublisher / Kartel Co-Author @realgazawriter There was champagne all over uptown Jamaica on March 13, 2014; politicians jockeyed to take credit for it; the police released statements of joy; some fanatical pastors and bourgeois Jamaica sang praises – March 13, 2014 was the night a jury disregarded and ignored tampered evidence, [...]

R.I.P. Peter Rankin – Gone But Not Forgotten

By | March 15th, 2015|Entertainment News, News|

His Facebook Page says it all -“Born in Kingston, Jamaica…I’ve been singing from in the 70's, shared stage with Brigadier Jerry, Michigan and Smiley, Phillip Fraser, Sammy Dread etc. Working on a new album coming soon…still doing shows all over and currently living in Canada. My goal is to take the music to a higher level, by still doing roots and culture for the world. I love all music”. The world of Reggae music has lost another great one as [...]

Exco Levi Earns 4th JUNO Nomination for Best Reggae Recording!

By | March 11th, 2015|Entertainment News, News|

Exco Levi earns a 4th Juno nomination for Best Reggae Recording as announced by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) at the launch of the 2015 JUNO Awards season on Tuesday January 27th. The prestigious award, internationally recognized as the equivalent of the American Grammy’s, is the most coveted award in Canadian music which recognizes outstanding musical contributions made by its’ nominees. Exco Levi’s good news of a fourth nomination comes just ahead of the release of [...]

David Rodigan on 1Xtra 2014-10-19 Beres Hammond’s first-ever single

By | October 22nd, 2014|Entertainment News, Music, News|

Two-time Juno Award nominee Belinda Brady unveils latest single & video: “No More Words”

By | September 22nd, 2014|Entertainment News, News|

[display_podcast] NO MORE WORDS VIDEO  - Belinda Brady: http://youtu.be/4ksDle-JPcI TORONTO – September 22, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto based singer Belinda Brady releases her latest single “No More Words” on September 22 2014 on G98.7FM.“No More Words” is classic Reggae, Lovers Rock. A romantic, R&B-influenced form of reggae, Lovers Rock was a product of the U.K. reggae scene, becoming popular in the late '70s and has been a favourite sub-genre of Reggae since then captivates audiences from all age demographic [...]