PRESS RELEASE: @ReggaeSting Creates History, Again!

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Last year MAGNUM STING made history when the show aired live on pay-per-view in multiple countries across the world and now the event’s promoter, Supreme Promotions, is set to present another historic first. This year’s staging will not only see the largest dancehall spectacle across the globe but also a full-blown reggae show.

On December 26th Jamworld will host not one, but two major festivals: Reggae and Dancehall – featuring today’s Giants of Reggae and the Reigning kings and queens of Dancehall, patrons can therefore look forward to enjoying two colossal shows with one ticket.  Another exciting addition is the introduction of a brand new genre EDH (Electronic DanceHall), a fresh new wave of electronic music merged with pulsating dancehall beats, anticipated to be another exceptional treat for the audience at Magnum Sting come Boxing day.

“For the first time ever, we will have two major festivals on one night, this year will be electrifying! The number one dancehall show and the number one selling dancehall brand, Magnum, have reunited for this extraordinary staging.  For the reggae show we will see the current major players in reggae. We have a reputation of always delivering the giants for a reasonable entrance fee that will not change for Magnum Sting 2014” Supreme Promotions head honcho Isaiah Laing revealed.

Magnum has been on board as a major sponsor of several of Sting’s productions throughout the years. Their relationship dates back as far as 2002. This year the company is putting major focus on the event to achieve monumental success.

Magnum Sting’s stage opens at 8PM with emerging artistes and the roots rocking reggae show runs from10PM to 2AM, with the unquenchable “cyaan cool” Fireman Capleton who is bound to set Jamworld ablaze atmidnight. At 2AM, the sweltering dancehall explosion begins with Magnum showcasing the Dance culture that is again making headlines.  Magnum Sting climaxes at the traditional daybreak with the anticipated Clash.

Sophia Fairman, Group Brand Manager for Fortified Wines and Liqueurs of J Wray & Nephew says fans are in for a unique experience this year: “Magnum has always been the brand of Dancehall and Sting carries the crown and has bragging rights for hosting the most dynamic stage show. This year Magnum Sting gives patrons a complete Jamaican musical and cultural journey.  This is what Magnum represents as we continue to showcase our unique and diverse culture. We feel that Magnum Sting is doing just that and fans are in for an energetic experience.”

Magnum Sting 2014 will make history yet again with their most dynamic stage show to date.  Featuring today’s Giants of Reggae and the Reigning kings and queens of Dancehall, fans get two stage shows with one ticket this Boxing Day!

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NEW VIDEO: @Kevin2woKrayzee – Yendi Wants Full Custody!!!

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Recently, former Miss Jamaica Universe and Media Personality Yendi Phillipps took Dancehall artist Chino McGregor to court over the custody of their child. Sharing his hilarious 2 cents on this is Comedian/Media Personality Kevin2woKrayzee. Here he spoke on the couple in their early stages and split, the details of the court case, his reaction and of course he dragged Asafa Powell into the discussion. A good video here, I won’t share thoughts on the situation but I do hope things work out for both parties. “Yendi lick Chino kill him yuh hear sah!” Much respect to Kevin for endorsing my blog as I wish him more success in his career. Do check him out on TVJ’s “Jamaica DWL” every friday at 9:30PM. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW VIDEO: Welcome To @NoiseyMusic Jamaica: Ep. 5: @TheAlkaline x @NotNiceRecords

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On this week’s episode of the Walshy Fire hosted “Welcome To Noisey Jamaica“, the crew headed out to Portmore to meet with Producer Notnice who has been responsible for some of Vybz Kartel’s biggest hits, controversial Deejay Alkaline and even Popcaan’s mother. What do they have in common? Many would quickly answer this. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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Mixtape Movements: @DJLeviChin Presents: Bashment Party Vol. 2

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It’s the start of the new week, why not kick it off with a hot new mix from DJ Levi Chin? In the 2nd installment of his “Bashment Party” series, Levi Chin brings the party to wherever you are. Play it on your lunch break, your commute to work, in the car on the way home, and if you play it in the office, play at a respectable volume as not to throw off customers and your boss. With some of the latest Dancehall music out, it’s time to party with DJ Levi Chin. Check out the mixtape below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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OLDIES SUNDAY: John Holt @ @SunSplash_ES 2013

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With the news of the passing of Reggae Icon John Holt, 13th Street Promotions today honours his life and work by showcasing one of his final concert performances. Joined by Lloyd Parkes and We The People band and introduced by Sophia Brown, viewers will be treated to over an hour of John Holt reeling through his many hits at the 2013 staging of Rototom Sunsplash in Spain. With a career spanning over 50 years, John Holt started out a member of group, “The Paragons” before finding great acclaim as a solo artist. With over 40 albums to his name, Holt paved the way for many Reggae artists and was a top act at many concerts. He has been sampled by Kanye West (Jay-Z’s “Encore”), Supa Dups (Collie Buddz’s “Blind To You”), Lily Allen (Friend Of Mine) and covered by the likes of Blondie, UB40, U-Roy and many more. As said recently by Reggae Singer Bob Andy, “He lived a full life!“. Walk good John Holt! Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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