PRESS RELEASE: @KirkAlert1 Is Ready To Shine Each And Everyday



Upcoming artiste Kirk Alert is making his voice heard with his new single ‘Each and Everyday’. The single which has been receiving airplay in Jamaica and New York features artistes Vision and Scrue and was produced by Shevon ‘Diego’ Parchment on the ‘Di Love Zone Riddim’.

“Each and Everyday is about youths and their struggles in the streets” shared Kirk who is a father of three girls. The video for the single by Lagikz Supreme Studios was shot in Seaview Gardens in Kingston and Brooklyn, New York featuring Kirk Alert and several children. Kirk added “As an artiste, it is important that I use my voice to spread a positive message and as a father it is imperative for me to try to make a change”.

Kirk Alert started recording music in his early twenties and has since built a name for himself in the streets of New York. The artiste has been promoting and making several appearances in the city and is eager to share more of his music on the Jamaican music scene.

He is set to release his mix tape entitled ‘Spotlight Invasion’ featuring several new singles in March.


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PRESS RELEASE: @MelpoMellz Set To Release New Single In Jamaica



Swedish recording artiste Melpo Mellz is set to release her new single ‘Whine Up’ produced by Cashflow Records. According to Melpo, “This song is about me having fun and celebrating the time given to me to shine; it carries a positive vibe”. She added, “The chorus of the song is me being led by the rhythm of the song while the verse is about showcasing me and my talents”. Mellz indicated that she also has many new songs to release as she is eager to make her mark in JamaicaMellz, who is also a choreographer and dancer in Sweden, encourages others to work hard and to use all their talents. She explained, “I try to combine all my skills in what I do; I choreograph, I dance and I am a singjay who writes my own lyrics. All of these skills came in handy as I used them to write the song and plan the video shoot for ‘Whine Up‘ which was shot in both Sweden and Jamaica”.

Whine Up’ will be released this month and its teasers have already been given thumbs up from its listeners.


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PICS: @AppletonJamaica x @JaDreamWeekend Rum Rules Paradise Launch Event



The invite promised the unveiling of “A match made in heaven where dreams come true” and @twentythree at J. Wray & Nephew’s Head Office served as the perfect backdrop to do just that. As you walked through the doors of the 23 Dominica Drive venue you sensed that you were about to witness “Something truly special” unfold before your very eyes. Media representatives and some of Kingston’s social, corporate and music influencers witnessed the truly special union of J. Wray & Nephew’s Appleton Rum Special and Jamaica’s premier summer getaway Dream Weekend. The official contract was signed by J. Wray & Nephew Marketing Manager Gary Dixon and Dream Entertainment Director Scott Dunn.

This year’s staging of the event will be dubbed “Appleton Special Dream Weekend: Rum Rules Paradise“. Below are some photos from the event, more will be featured on Many thanks for the invitation and many thanks to Shana Reid for her contribution. Check out her Lifestyle Blog,!

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INTERVIEW: @KingBiggsSOL x @InnovoEnt



If you’re a listener of Jamaican Hip Hop, you might be familiar with the Rapper/Producer and now Entrepreneur Julian Morrison a.k.a. “King Biggs“. Affiliated with the Sons of Liberty collective and Equiknoxx Music, Biggs has made room along with his song writing and production for Innovo Entertainment. I’ve had the chance to chat with him recently about this new venture, his aims for it and future endeavors.

13thStreet: King Biggs, you’re known in the Jamaican Hip Hop circles as a Rapper, Producer and a part of the Sons Of Liberty collective, now you’re dabbling in a new venture. What is Innovo Entertainment?

KB: Innovo Entertainment is a brand that produces interactive entertainment experiences for adventurous and tasteful young Jamaicans. It will produce parties but that won’t be the flagship. New entertainment options such as fitness challenges, entrepreneur expos and events celebrating international culture will give people something else to do other than party. The ethos of Innovo Entertainment is the celebration of the effects of Globalization on 80s and 90s babies in Jamaica. Most of the events involve activities so patrons don’t come and stand still, they’re a part of something unfolding before their eyes.

13thStreet: What made you decide to start this venture? When was the idea brought into existence?

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PRESS RELEASE: @ProdiVOP876 Moving Forward, Never Backwards!



Recording Artiste Prodi has rebranded himself into a progressive artiste. Since his rebirth, Prodi has released singles such as, ‘Hustlers Anthem’, ‘Kingston City’, ‘Never Leave’, ‘Circle Small’, Rat Poison, and ‘Love Me Like This’ just to name a few.

Not only has Prodi gained more fans, but he has also garnered the attention of the famous The Rolling Stone Magazine. In December 2014 Prodi was quoted in the Italian issue of the Magazine making reference to the release of his upcoming album, ‘Kingston City’. Additionally he made the announcement that the popular brand ‘House of Marley Headphones’ has agreed to use his single ‘Circle Small’ to endorse their products in a new campaign.

Prodi who kick-started 2015 with his performance at one of the most anticipated Reggae Festivals of the year, Rebel Salute, was well received by his fans. Before the show Prodi shared that “With the full family effort of The Most High God, Radikal Yawd and Yawd Movement, a performance will be brought to the table that no else can produce”, and he delivered!

Prodi’s first positive album will be released early this year


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