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Good Music Doesn't Have An Expiration Date

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The Bristol Reggae Explosion 1978-83 LP Vintag...

The Bristol Reggae Explosion 1978-83 LP Vintageroots (Photo credit: brizzle born and bred)

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Soca Star FARMER NAPPY Releases NEW Album, BIG PEOPLE PARTY

Soca star Darryl “Farmer Nappy” Henry brings the spirit of Trinidad Carnival to the global masses with his new album Big People Party, available worldwide from all major digital retailers, as well as physical CD in stores, on February 25, 2014, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE.

artwork for Famer Nappy's new album Big People Party

New album Big People Party from Farmer Nappy

Celebrating over 30 years in music, the accomplished and acclaimed Trinidadian singer and songwriter delivers the very best that soca music has to offer with this new collection of hits on his third full-length studio effort.
new album Big People Party

Farmer Nappy is a top contender in the 2014 International Groovy Soca Monarch Competition, already securing his place in the finals, which takes place on “Fantastic Friday,” February 28 at the national stadium in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Big People Party is the only album that is released internationally by an artist during Trinidad’s Carnival 2014 season.
Cover of 'Big People Ting' - Farmer Nappy

Monster Energy Drink has partnered with Farmer Nappy to be its brand ambassador from now through the Carnival 2015 season

Farmer Nappy also accomplished this major feat with his previous album, You Make Me…Surrender, released in February 2012 which received a coveted review and rating from MTV garnering a tremendous 4 out of 5 stars. It was also featured in The New Yorker Magazine, along with numerous other international media, as well as in all the major news and entertainment outlets at home in Trinidad and Tobago.

 

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Optimus Prod. TT Drops New Album, OPTIMUS RIDDIM

Trinidad-based Optimus Productions TT releases its electrifying soca compilation Optimus Riddim – Various Artists, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on March 18, 2014, with pre-order available on March 4, 2014, distributed by FOX FUSE.

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OPTIMUS PRODUCTIONS TT DROPS
NEW ALBUM, OPTIMUS RIDDIM: Album Available Worldwide on March 18, 2014
from FOX FUSE

Optimus Riddim is a zouk-style rhythm anchored by Soca star Benjai with his breakout hit single “Dance,” Sexy Trisha tantalizes with “Duh Stop Meh,” Collis Duranty thrills with “Pave The Road With Love” and Asten Isaac excites with “Lean.”

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Reggae Vault Classics ‘Tribute to King Jammy’s’ by Highlanda

Reggae Vault Classics presents a Tribute to the legendary King Jammy‘s label.

  1. Josey Wales – Water Come A Me Eye
  2. Buju Banton – Sound Fi Dead

    King Jammy

    Cover of King Jammy

  3. Cocoa Tea – Crying Time
  4. Little Twitch – Spanish Fly
  5. Bushman – Grow Your Natty
  6. Cocoa Tea – Uptight Saturday Night
  7. Sanchez – End of The Road
  8. Sanchez – Mr. Sea (Love Songs)
  9. Frankie Paul – I Know The Score
  10. Dennis Brown – Love Is Never to Say You’re Sorry
  11. Leroy Gibbons – I’m Missing You
  12. Cocoa Tea – The Toughest

    Dennis Brown

    Cover of Dennis Brown

  13. Pinchers – Bandelero
  14. Wayne Smith – Ain’t No Meaning
  15. Shinehead – Good Love
  16. Nitty Gritty – Draw Mi Mark
  17. Admiral Bailey and Chaka Demus – One Scotch
  18. Super Cat – Boops
  19. Supercat – Jamaica Jamaica
  20. Johnny Osborne – Wnat A La La

    Super Cat

    Cover of Super Cat

  21. Nitty Gritty – Good Morning Teacher
  22. Wayne Smith – Come Along
  23. Wayne Smith – Under Me Sleng Teng
  24. John Wayne – Call The Police
  25. Tenor Saw – Pumpkin Belly
  26. Johnny Osborne – Budy Bye
  27. Supercat – Trash and Ready
  28. Echo Minott – Original Fat Ting
  29. Ninjaman – Murder Dem
  30. Tony Curtis – Weak
  31. Leroy Gibbon – This Magic Moment
  32. Frankie Paul – Cassanova
  33. Yellowman – Run Come
  34. Courtney Melody ft Danny Dread – Call Me Angel
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Traffic Jam Road Block Party Saturday March 1st

Traffic Jam Road Block Party Saturday March 1st

Traffic Jam Road Block Party Saturday March 1st at Vibes Night Club

Razor Entertainment, One Drop, and ATLxclusive present Traffic Jam Road Block Party Saturday March 1st inside Vibes Night Club featuring music by DJ Nolan, One Drop, DJ Papa John, and Black Rhino.

 

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Access Granted ‘Strictly The Best’ with Coppershot and Revolution, Friday March 7

Access Granted 'Strictly The Best' with Coppershot and Revolution, Friday March 7

Access Granted ‘Strictly The Best’ with Coppershot and Revolution, Friday March 7

Access Granted ‘Strictly The Best’ with Coppershot out of Kingston Jamaica, Revolution Sound, and featuring Craig Lion. Friday March 7 at Club Pisces.    No Cover Charge!

 

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Ladies Night Out with Juggla and Gyallis Int’l – Friday Feb. 28

Ladies Night Out with Juggla and Gyallis Int'l - Feb 28

Ladies Night Out with Juggla and Gyallis Int’l – Feb 28

Access Granted Rebirth continues every Friday at Club Pisces with Ladies Night Out on February 28.  Hip Hop, Reggae, Food and Drink Specials and No Cover Charge All Night.

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Reggae reissue label Blood and Fire resurrected via VP alliance

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US-based reggae label VP Records is resurrecting former British reggae independent Blood And Fire, with the indie’s former A&R chief Steve Barrow on board to run it.

Blood and Fire Logo

VP Records Relaunches Classic Reggae Label Blood and Fire

Blood and Fire was known primarily for its quality reissues of Jamaican recordings from the 1970s and ’80s, many of which were overlooked upon their initial release.

photo: Gregory Isaacs release on Blood and Fire label

The initial VP/Blood and Fire collaboration will be a (vinyl only) limited edition 12″ of Gregory Isaacs’ 1978 single “Mr. Know It All,” scheduled for release on Record Store Day (Apr. 19).

 

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Signature Promotions presents PLUSH Saturdays at Club Pisces

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Plush Saturdays at Pisces poster

Signature Promotions presents PLUSH Saturdays at Club Pisces…

 

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Reggae Artist Ed Robinson Releases His 6th Album ‘On Covers’

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In this, his sixth album entitled ‘On Covers” Ed Robinson shows his talent and creative abilities in covering some of the most legendary hits from the past two decades.

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Artwork for Reggae Artist Ed Robinson’s 6th Album ‘On Covers’

Ed Robinson has taken hits from the genres of Rock and Roll, R&B, Country as well as many others, and put his own Reggae vibe into all of the rhythms and lyrics.

As an added feature, this album included a remixed and remastered version of his 1992 award winning cover tune, ˜Knocking on Heaven’s Door.”

“On Covers” can be purchased on iTunes.

 

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