PRESS RELEASE: Spookie (@BrainTear_Music) Still Scoring Big With “Hurt It Up”


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Dancehall recording artiste Spookie received his big break with the release of the hit single ‘Hurt it Up’. This single has certainly placed Spookie high up the ladder of the dancehall scene, landing him more dedicated fans and more opportunities.

Spookie shared, “The experience is great! To hear a large crowd of people sing my song word-for-word is breath taking”. He explained that the love he has been receiving for his single has extended far beyond the UK; “My overseas fans have been reaching out to me and giving me a lot of positive energy and I respect that, especially my fellow Jamaicans”. Spookie who presently resides in the UK has not just pleased UK patrons but has garnered the attention of producers in Jamaica as well. Through several major websites and his social media, Jamaican fans have seen Spookie excel at major shows like Pelpa Fest and Goodas since the start of this year.

He added “In addition to those shows I was on the Good Book UK Tour with Demarco and I have also been on shows with Gully Bop. I read all the comments from the websites and from my mediums and as such I will in Jamaica this summer promoting and reaching out to my loyal fans”. The ‘Hurt it Up’ artiste also shared that this is just the beginning adding that he has plans to become a household name in Dancehall music.

Spookie shared that he is more “focused” than ever and is now preparing for his highly anticipated appearance in Jamaica this upcoming summer.

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PRESS RELEASE: @Totaniora Launches CHILL


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This is Not a Trend // This is a Way of Life

Totaniora is an art-form, the business you see is just a positive benefit.
We strive to collaborate with other young creative minds.
When two or more minds create something together, the result: IMPECCABLE
We would like to share our ideas and concepts with the world to make it more beautiful.
The aim is to create a better future through fashion, whilst incorporating a timeless style and trend throughout our designs.

The CHiLL Collection represents a state-of-being:

Chilled out – Relaxed – etc.

You know yourselves; individuals who are able to take their time and enjoy life rather than be stressed by it’s complexities! The collection is designed to have a timeless style, to represent the individual’s state-of-mind rather than how they look outwardly.

Simple Design: Powerful Statement

If you appreciate quality comfort, yet don’t seek to be defined by fashion – the Collection itself is made with you in mind.

Every aspect of the clothing is quality.
The material is designed to ensure wearer comfortability, emphasizing the concept of CHiLL.
The CHiLL Collection has a clean, simplistic design.
It’s aim is to provide you with premium clothing that has the benefit of being worn in a plethora of settings.

Our Tees and Sweaters are classic products of the Collection, however, submit yourself to TOTANIORA.com right now to see what else is in store.

Happy 4/20

Totaniora

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PRESS RELEASE: @JoJosJerkPit Raw Talent Competition


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Jo Jo’s Jerk Pit and More, an award winning family brand,has over the years captivated taste buds of its patrons with their mouth watering menu items, however they are now taking a step into unchartered waters, as they search for the next Jamaican singing sensation during their Raw Talent Competition.

The Competition will run from April 2 – June 27th.
According to Anna Chin, Owner of Jo Jo’s Jerk Pit and More, she conceptualized this series after working with dancehall group TOK on their event Blue Mountain Music Festival during which she fell in love with live music.
She further states, “I created this raw talent competition, so that I could take the raw talent from our Karaoke Thursdays event to our Live Music night on a Saturday while in our own small way contributing to the development of young and promising talent in Jamaica”.

Eliminations for the Raw Talent Competition happens each Thursday night in April at 10PM at Jo Jo’s Jerk Pit and More located on Waterloo Road; in Kingston. The weekly elimination format takes place during their very popular Karaoke Night, with contestants performing karaoke style, in front of a live audience. Performances are scored by a panel of celebrity judges who select two contestants to move on to the next round of the competition and a step closer to the first place cash prize of JMD$100,000 and an opportunity to perform in the finals with a live band.

The winner of The RAW TALENT COMPETITION will not only walk away with cash, but also have the opportunity to work with a Grammy award winning producer as well as receive a professionally produced music video.
The competition’s Second Place winner will receive a cash prize of JM$50,000 while Third place will receive JM$25,000.

Do you have that winning raw talent, come out to Jo Jo’s Jerk Pit and more this Thursday – see flyer for more details.

Application forms are available on the Jo Jo’s Jerk Pit and more Facebook page and website

Website : http://www.jojosjerkpit.com

Facebook Page : https://www.facebook.com/jojosjerkpitandmore

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PICS: @IamChronixx Featured In @LRGClothing’s Summer 2015 LookBook


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While recording artist Chronixx is a great hit maker, he’s not too shabby in the style department as well. Following a partnership with US based LRG Clothing last year, Chronixx has been featured in their Summer 2015 Look book. Accompanied by fellow Zinc Fence Records members Teflon, Shaydz, and Jahkime with photography done by Joachim Macquet, the summer line is featured while the subjects pose in various areas including Rocker’s International on Orange Street, and 41 Fleet Street. Big up to Chronixx and the Zinc Fence Records crew as they endeavour to make more hits, and stay fresh. Check out the pics below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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Podcast: @CombatJackShow Interviews DJ Kool Herc


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The Combat Jack Show is a weekly podcast series that covers everything Hip Hop related. With hosts like Reggie Osse, Premium Pete, Dallas Penn and many others, this is the audio you need to be tuned in. Recently the father of Hip Hop, DJ Kool Herc was a featured guest. Here the Jamaican born DJ spoke on his upbringing, the birth of Hip Hop, the first Hip Hop emcee, his many challenges including battling drugs, naming his top DJs and artists and more. This is episode you put everything on hold to really get into and learn a thing or two. You’ve always heard that Hip Hop and Dancehall music were siblings, now meet the Hip Hop creator by listening below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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