OLDIES SUNDAY: @DavidRudder – High Mas (Give Praise) (1998)


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Taking it to another Caribbean Island this Oldies Sunday. The selection comes from Trinidadian artist, David Rudder. Titled “High Mas (Give Praise)” and produced by JW Productions in 1998, Rudder brought the church to the Mas (Masquerade). With great backup vocals and a energetic Calypso production, the song was done as a prayer asking for guidance during the Carnival season in Trinidad & Tobago.

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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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NEW MUSIC: @ShieMusik – Tek Dat


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Showing another side to her music on this Easter Monday is Dancehall artist Shie with a new single. Titled “Tek Dat” and produced by GHG Productions out of Ghana on the “Apple Riddim“, Shie speaks on being a bad girl, what it takes to being a hot girl, having her own way, and getting anything she wants with ease over the Reggaeton influenced production. Something different from the young artist as she has previously done a few R&B singles. What do you think? Check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW VIDEO: @MrVegasMusic x @LattyJWorld on @Irie_FM’s What’s The Scoop


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Joining the set of Irie FM’sWhat’s The Scoop” this week are Mr. Vegas and Latty J. Hosted by K’Shema and Lady Rennae, Vegas went through many of his hits before introducing Latty J and have her perform a few songs. A very entertaining segment this week as Mr. Vegas is a Dancehall veteran with many singles stashed. As he said, Latty J is one of the baddest new acts to emerge on the scene. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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Mixtape Movements: @KreeshaTurner – The Body Pt. 1


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With her singles creating a buzz locally and internationally, Jamaican/Canadian artist Kreesha Turner released Part 1 of her “#TheBodyEP. This sexy and energetic project features 7 tracks with production from Yonni, Dunlap Exclusive, and Big Duke, and contributions from T.O.K., Rock City, 2 Chainz, Kardinal Offishall, Mya, Tank, King Chip and Eric Bellinger. With top acts giving her cosigns, it’s only right to get this in your daily playlist. Also included is her popular “MJ” single. Get yourself some Kreesha by checking out the EP below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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