AUDIO: @Ragashanti Interviews @IShawna

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With the recent news of Selector Foota Hype and Dancehall artist IShawna involved in feuds since their breakup, popular Radio Personality Ragashanti called up IShawna to discuss the current situation. This is a pretty lengthy call so I’ll let the audio speak for itself. Check out the Interview below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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PRESS RELEASE: @Alexx_AGame Dominates @GungoWalkFest

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A-GAME DOMINATES GUNGO WALK FESTIVAL

While his new single is burning up the airwaves A-Game has been making moves. After his return from a European Tour with Konshens and the Blu Print Band he performed and dominated the popular Gungo Walk Festival held yearly at Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts. The festival featured other popular acts such as Chevaughn, Wayne Marshall, Ikaya and many more.

His set started at 6:30 pm and featured his hit song ‘A-Game Everyday’ along with new singles such as ‘Working All Day’, ‘Ego’, and ‘Must Give In’ which was an acoustic preview of an unreleased collaboration with Subkonshus artiste Javada. A-Game shared, “my set was complex, it had a lot of variations and it was very dynamic especially because of the intensity from my backing band A1”.

Additionally, A-Game received a lot of support from the music fraternity who attended the event to support his live performance. Subkonshus CEO and mentor to A-Game, Konshens was in attendance along with Delus, JCapri, and Kevin from Voicemail. “I had to support A-Game, he is very talented and ambitious and I wanted to hear his new material” shared the ‘Pull Up to Mi Bumpa’ singjay JCapri, while the ‘Gal a Bubble’ star Konshens added “Cah him bad an me know! I want to know how long it will be before everybody else knows; seeing him live helps with my survey as well as puts me in fan mode for a bit”.

A-Game who received a very welcoming reception from the patrons added “I thought that was my best performance so far and many individuals thought it was the best performance for the show and I am grateful for that. I also believe it was a start for me. I wanted to prove myself in a live performance and not just in recordings; music is changing and unlike most young acts I find that it is imperative that work is put into perfecting my craft and how I present myself to my fans”.

Publicist for A-Game, Talisa Taylor shared “A-Game has been doing exceptionally well and his single has aired on several radio stations here in Jamaica and abroad. He has also been receiving great support online and as such I strongly believe that this is the beginning of something great”. A-Game is set to release a collaboration with Konshens produced by DJ Benny Page from the UK.

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PRESS RELEASE: @TommyLeeSparta Makes Triumphant Return To Costa Rica

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Ace deejay Tommy Lee Sparta made an exuberant return to Central America for his Costa Rican supporters. This appearance marks the entertainer’s third show for his massive fan base in Costa Rica. With high-energy the gothic star took to the “Dancehall Xplosion” stage giving arguably the best performance of the night. The Party is here promoted event was held at the Cuty stadium in the city of Desamparados.

 This event was a special one for the country who celebrated their independence the following day. It was the bash to attend for the holiday with notable attendees, such as the ambassador to Jamaica present. The stadium with a capacity of over five thousand was packed to witness dancehall’s disputably reigning stars: Tommy Lee Sparta, Aidonia and Popcaan, as well as selectors of Copper shot, DJ Ruff and DJ Cuilo.

After thrilling the audience Tommy expressed, “Right now mi overjoyed. So much love from the people. Nothing tush, everything well bad! Mi surprised how much a mi new song dem already know. To hear them a sing along with a song dat mi drop last week is insane.”

The undeniable favorite track of the night was “Defend” composed by Zion production a prominent record label in the territory. Among the other well received were hits such as: “Psycho”, “shook”, “Vibes Inna This”, “Mechanic”, “Spartan Angel”, “Dream”, “Bad Like We”, “Party Non-Stop” and “Buss A Blanka”.

The artiste now prepares for his next stop in Suriname before he jets off to French Guiana, Guyana, Martinique and St. Martin.

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Preview: @FiveSteez – “Welcome” Music Video Launch

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With his “These Kingston Times” project hitting the internet next month, Rapper Five Steez prepares to release the music video for his first single, “Welcome“. The video is slated to drop on Monday September 15 at 8PM but you can catch a preview of a few scenes below. Share your thoughts in the comments section.

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PRESS RELEASE: @ItsToian Hits International TV Station @MTV

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From a little town on a small island, “Rude Boys”, the brand new music video performed by Jamaican singer & songwriter, Toian, made its debut on international television station MTV Jams on August 10, 2014.

The video was filmed in various locations around Montego Bay, Jamaica and features a cast of bikers, police cars, school girls, bandannas, white sand beaches, coconut trees and of course “Rude Boys”.

“We wanted to capture an authentic perspective of everyday life in Jamaica,” said director & producer Sean Alaric of Class One Music. “That’s what brought the concept to life.” 

Inspired by her favorite reggae tracks from the 80’s era, Toian recorded the song at the Class One Music Studios in Florida, with backing live instruments adding to the sound of her signature flavor. Having previously collaborated with the likes of multi-platinum selling producer Don Corleon as well as popular reggae & dancehall acts such as Protoje, Konshens & Chevaughn, the multi-talented songstress is now gearing up to share her debut EP album, “Retrospect”, with the world in late 2014.

“Rude Boys” is available for download globally through a variety of online retailers including Amazon.com, Spotify the iTunes Music store at – http://goo.gl/TNcdW4

Watch the “Rude Boys” music video at – http://youtu.be/flrdtKwINHQ

For more information about Toian, including photos, artist biography, and more, visit the official website at – www.itstoian.com

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