@PayAttentionJA PROMO: @Sef_Jo Interviews @JaneMacgizmo

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“Well y’know ..like.. usually, everything in my life – I plan. But music is the only thing… I feel like it’s SUCH a free thing. I don’t overthink it” – Campus Buss

As we come closer to the end of January, the new season of #PayAttention draws nigh. On Saturday, January 31 at C&C South Beach, 2 Brompton Road you’ll be able to catch live performances of a handful of Jamaica’s wide array of local rappers.


Pay Attention - January 31 (Back)One of the 4 performers though doesn’t claim to cling to that genre but as a talented rising artiste on the scene, Jane Macgizmo seeks to catch the attention of many [even ours] w/ her free-spirited melody. Let’s get acquainted further…

Q: Do you think that the 2015 #PayAttention stage will be welcoming to you as one of the FIRST for the year? [July 19th, 2014 was the most recent show]

A: Well, this is my first time and I’m actually pretty excited to be a part of the #PayAttention series. I am nervous but I’m just hoping the music takes me to where I need to be with everyone enjoying the performance and my music.

Q: I believe you’ll resonate extremely well with your audience & core fans, what can they expect on Jan. 31?

A: They [core fans] can basically expect a sneak peak of my EP as I’ll be performing a few new songs from it.

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@PayAttentionJa PROMO: @Sef_Jo Interviews @FiveSteez

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“Five Steez will never waste energy disputing the efficacy of Hip-Hop saturation, this apparent rap situation in Jamaica. Calmly (yet very firmly) he’ll say #PAYATTENTION” – SIRvival_ Tactics


After a seeming 4 month hiatus, the show is back, with an amazing line-up of artistes ready to take the stage on Saturday, January 31 at C&C South Beach, 2 Brompton Road.

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Today, we take on the lyrical emcee, Five Steez
Q: As the opening acts for the 2015 #PayAttention line-up, how exactly does it feel to be hitting the stage after the short break? [July 19th being the last staging of the show]
A: I’m excited to hit the stage. I got to start the year in 2014 and that was an excellent show. So I’m only looking forward to an even better time for myself and the audience.
[Thing is, I know I have to deliver since #PayAttention has been on a short break, and also because many people may be seeing me perform my latest music for the first time.]

GUEST POST: @KaciFen: The Face Of Jamaica – @MzHareen

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As the Coronation of Ms. Universe 2015 fast approaches, countries all over the globe are gleaming with excitement and showing support for their favorite contestant. With no doubt, the contestants are flamboyantly showcasing their walks, elegant poses and beautiful smiles in an effort to make an impression on both the judges and the public at large.
Here in Jamaica, the home crowd is cheering for our new dearly beloved Kaci Fennell. Kaci is from the parish of Kingston and St. Andrew. She is a 24 year old, long-legged beauty who radiates sunshine from her motherland. It has been seen that she is creating a buzz in the competition already, as photos from the Ms. Universe Fan Poll Page of her are shared and liked daily. Jamaican supporters locally and across the diaspora surely announce their strong faith in her, as they encourage our fellow Jamaicans to support our reigning beauty queen.
She posts pictures daily on her social media accounts and fans just can’t help but fall in love with the humble being that she is. Various comments have been made about the reason Jamaicans are so pleased with her, many of which states that there is something unique about Kaci.
Her official Miss Universe interview has her boasting about Jamaica’s warmhearted people, our music, our cuisine and the “vibes and ting”. The Jamaican people have no doubt that Kaci will be a top contender in the competition.
As the Coronation approaches speedily, we set our clocks, phones, tablets on alarm to celebrate our remarkable country and the beauty that represents us as a people.

BRING HOME THE CROWN KACI!!!!

The 63rd Miss Universe Pageant will take place on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.

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OLDIES SUNDAY: The Harry J Allstars – The Liquidator (1969)

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Today’s Oldies Sunday selection comes from The Harry J Allstars, lead by the late Producer, Harry Johnson a.k.a. Harry J. Titled “The Liquidator“, this was an instrumental created in 1969 for Harry J Records. The people involved in the creation along with Harry included Winston Wright (Organs), Aston Barrett (Bass), and Carlton Barrett (Percussion). It was said the Instrumental was originally made for Singer Tony Scott’sWhat Am I To Do” minus a few elements. It was recorded but Harry Johnson bought the rights to the song, licensed it to Trojan Records with credit to The Harry J Allstars and added more instrumentals.

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PRESS RELEASE: @PayAttentionJA Starts 2015 With Banging Musical Fusion

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Kingston, Jamaica’s premier Hip Hop party and artiste showcase series, Pay Attention, returns for the New Year on Saturday, January 31 at C&C South Beach, 2 Brompton Road. The event will feature music by resident DJ, Inztinkz, and Deadline Sound; as well as performances by Hip Hop artistes, Five Steez and Gully Ca$h, Dancehall/Reggae artiste, Rseenal, and singer, Jane MacGizmo.

Five Steez is expected to deliver songs from his 2012 album ‘War for Peace’ and his ‘These Kingston Times’ EP, released last October. Additionally, Gully Ca$h, who also released his free mixtape, ‘Trillinayaad’, in October, is slated to perform his newest music.

Rseenal, who is known in underground Dancehall and live Reggae circles, will be performing a special Hip Hop-flavoured set, while Jane MacGizmo will treat listeners to her eclectic dubtronica sound as heard in her singles, ‘Babylon’ and ‘Black Skin’.

“Anyone who has attended Pay Attention before knows that we always bring the best underground talent that Jamaica has to offer and there is an energy that is unparalleled at our event,” says host and organiser, TSD. “As usual, we have that real Hip Hop, which is about dope beats and rhymes, and we mix it up with other genres, which are all a part of the same family, from acts who have that Hip Hop flair.”

Admission to Pay Attention is $1,000 and ladies are two-for-one until showtime at 10:30PM. Gates open at 9PM. Pre-sold tickets are $600 and persons may contact the organisers to purchase them via the event’s social media accounts. The event’s partners include Hype TV, JAE Magazine, Now Playing JA, Rebel by King, Electro-Tech and Follow @PayAttentionJA on Twitter or visit on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/PayAttentionJA for more info.

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