Mixtape Movements: @AriezYxB Presents: Raze Soca Mix

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Get your sunday jumping with today’s Soca mixtape from Youngest x Baddest’s own DJ Ariez. Titled “Raze“, Ariez provides over an hour of Soca hits that’ll have you raving, dancing and having a great time wherever you are. Do not play it while at church though, and feel free to disturb the neighbours. Time to turn up the energy by checking out the mixtape below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW VIDEO: @TheBellaBlair Presents: Poonchie’s Carnival Makeup Tutorial

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It’s Carnival time again and today Bella Blair brings out Poonchie for a quick makeup tutorial. Here Poonchie shows us the “perfect” look for the next Carnival event, but prepare for a bellyful of laughter. Get those contours right, the eyebrows perfect, and the colours looking right! Always a good one from Bella. Be sure to check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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

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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 Facebook.com/13thStreetPromotions. Many thanks for the invitation and many thanks to Shana Reid for her contribution. Check out her Lifestyle Blog, ShannyDeLioness.Blogspot.com!

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NEW VIDEO: @PayAttentionJA Highlights – Jan. 31, 2015

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It was a night of excellence at the 1st staging of Pay Attention for 2015. Featuring Five Steez, Jane Macgizmo, Rseenal and Gully Cash, patrons were entertained by the talent showcased and witnessed another rise in Jamaican Hip Hop. Held at the C&C South Beach, we get concert footage courtesy of Vision High Filmz. Stayed tuned for the next staging! Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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INTERVIEW: @KingBiggsSOL x @InnovoEnt

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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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