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Exco Levi wins 3rd Consecutive JUNO Award

By | March 31st, 2014|Entertainment News, News|

Exco Levi celebrates his Juno win for Reggae Recording of the Year during the Juno Gala in Winnipeg on Saturday, March 29, 2014.  Photograph by: John Woods, The Canadian Press Written by Kayla Thompson Toronto's own Exco Levi has officially become the first recipient in the Reggae Recording of the Year Category to win three consecutive JUNO Awards. The artist received his third award at the JUNO last Saturday night in Winnipeg, Manitoba for his single "Strive" (featuring Kabaka Pyramid). [...]

The 7th Annual Party For a Purpose Fundraising Event

By | March 12th, 2014|2014 Events, Entertainment News, Events, News|

This Saturday night March 15th The 7th annual Party for a purpose fundraising event Hi From, Eddie Williams Every year, with the support of sponsors and friends, I produce an annual B-Day(belated) ‘Party for a Purpose’ (PFAP) fund raising event. The proceeds from this event are used to finance the purchase of tickets for at-risk youths, 10-17 years of age, to attend a Toronto Raptors basketball game on behalf of the Keegan Allen Trust. Our goal this year is to [...]

Chris Dubbs Joins with Syndicated “Reggaetown” Radio Program

By | March 10th, 2014|Entertainment News, News|

TORONTO, ONT. (March 2014) – Toronto-based DJ and radio personality Chris Dubbs has just announced that his live music program Reggaetown Radio will now be syndicated on Reggaetown, hosted by Chris Dubbs and Fiinechina is currently featured live Wednesdays on from 6:00pm-8:00pm, and can also be heard on on Saturday from 10:00am-1:00pm. “I am reggae…and I Live in Reggaetown,” said Dubbs. “That is the show’s slogan, and it represents our love for reggae music, culture, personalities, and [...]

Celebrate with 10 Tips to Prevent & Manage Diabetes!

By | March 4th, 2014|Lifestyle|

Now is a great time to think about the future, and what we can do to make it even better for ourselves, our children, and our grandchildren. One of the key areas we have to work on is our health. Did you know that one our most serious afflictions today—type 2 diabetes—hitsAfricans in the Western World particularly hard? It’s true. Here’s more, and how you can help prevent the disease, or if you already have it, reverse it with natural [...]

Can’t Lose Weight? 5 Reasons Why And How to Fix Them

By | March 3rd, 2014|Lifestyle, News|

Author:  Dr. Edwards (aka Chatta) Have you made your New Year’s resolutions for 2014? Did you resolve to lose weight? If so, you’re not alone. Year after year, research tells us that “losing weight” is the number one New Year’s resolution people make. Unfortunately, only eight percent of people will actually achieve that goal. Many people think they’re doing the right things—eating less and exercising more—but they still can’t shed those stubborn pounds. If this describes you, the following five [...]

Sound Edutainment Radio Live Expands To The Canadian Market Streaming Live on

By | February 12th, 2014|Entertainment News, News, Program Schedule, ReggaeManiaRadio|

Sound Edutainment Radio Live Expands To The Canadian Market Streaming Live on | SUNDAYS 9PM-­‐11:30PMNEW YORK, NY is proud to welcome Sound Edutainment (weekly) Radio Show to ReggaeManiaRadio!  Sound Edutainment Radio LIVE is spreading its wings into the Canadian market this coming Sunday, February 16, 2014 on, at its regularly scheduled time 9pm to 11:30pm. Sound Edutainment Radio LIVE is a weekly radio show that celebrates Reggae and Sound System Culture from a selecta’s perspective. The show is [...]

Rebel Tone Wins Modern Warfare Soundclash-Read Review/See Pics/Listen-Download Audio

By | February 8th, 2014|2014 Pics, Downloads, Entertainment News, Hot Pics, News|

The Modern Warfare Soundclash was interesting to say the least, taking place Friday January 31st at Hickory House in Scarborough. With a re-vamped lineup, this clash that was supposed to be a 4-sound clash featuring Excel 1 Sound Vs. Mystic Vs. Cumtraxx Vs. Twin Star, but after Mystic and Excel 1 “dropped out”, Rebel Tone, with little time to prepare, was slotted in to replace them, now making it a 3-way clash .  Despite all the commotion, it seemed people [...]

Redemption 65 delivers Good vibes at Kool Haus

By | February 8th, 2014|Entertainment News, News|

Redemption 65 (“Bob & Dennis Lover’s Rock Edition”) took place Friday February 7th @ The Kool Huas (132 Queens Quay E., Toronto). Featured in this Redemption was 2013 World Clash champion Metromedia with Skyjuice on the mic in his blue and white striped Puma tracksuit (two sizes too small-big belly hanging out) and Oliver on the turntables.  The Sound performed two sets to the delight of the massive, and Skyjuice was his regular self, boasy,  funny, with good speeches and [...]

Beef: Mavado vs Bounty vs Busy Signal

By | February 6th, 2014|Entertainment News, News|

Beefing over a what? Bounty Killer likes to be an instigator, but he also likes to make a point when a point needs to be made.  In this case, an event flyer for Mavado’s Birthday party was the source of Bounty’s complaint (spoken during a TV interview), because the size of the Reggae artists on the flyer (Beenieman, Bounty Killer, Lady Saw, etc.) were significantly smaller than the size of the Hip-hop artist, Ace Hood specifically. Bounty followed up his [...]

Bob Marley Day in Toronto

By | February 6th, 2014|Entertainment News, News|

Today is Nesta Robert Marley’s Birthstrong, the greatest and most influential reggae artist of all time.  Bob Marley was born February 6, 1945 in Nine Mile, Jamaica and died May 11, 1981, in Miami, Florida. Big up former Toronto Mayor Art Eggleton who in 1991 declared February 6th as Bob Marley day in Toronto. Big up current Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who has re-declared February 6th as Bob Marley Day in Toronto.  And big up each and everyone who will [...]