It’s that time again where some of the best upcoming deejays in the island take the trek to audition for the annual Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall. Now in its 7th season with Skatta Burrell, Miss Kitty and Professor Nuts returning to their judging positions, this looks to be another exciting season filled with lyrics from great competitors. With the 2nd audition commencing on Saturday November 23 in Ocho Rios, check out the Press Release and schedule for upcoming auditions below.
MKQ judges excited to see the talent in Savlamar for Season 7
MAGNUM KINGS & QUEENS TOUCH DI ROAD – OCHI NEXT
Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall has returned for its 7th season to bring hard-core vibe and energy to local TV and is preparing for auditions, set to take place in five locations across the length and breadth of Jamaica. Deejays and Singjays who are trying to establish themselves in the field of Dancehall and Reggae are encouraged to come out to the various auditions and impress the resident Judges: Scatta Burrell, Professor Nuts and Miss Kitty.
The Magnum team passed through the Western town of Savannah-La-Mar last Saturday for the 1st stop this season.
2nd Stop: Ocho Rios
Magnum Kings and Queens then heads to Ocho Rios on Saturday November 23 at Island Village.
3rd Stop: May Pen
Following Ocho Rios, Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall will head to May Pen on Saturday November 30 for its third audition at Tolans Total Gas Station.
4th Stop: Portmore
The second to last audition for this the 7th season of Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall will be on Sunday December 8 at Portmore Town Centre. Over the last six seasons of the competition Portmore has shown big support for the competition.
Final Stop: Kingston
The fifth and final audition for Season 7 will be held on Sunday December 15 in Kingston at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre.
All auditions begin at 9AM sharp and end at 3PM. Participants who are unsuccessful at one location have a chance to try again at any other location. This year, all auditions are open to spectators who want to get a sneak peek at the talent.
At the end of the 5 auditions, the judges will then deliberate and select the best 28 contestants (14 Princes and 14 Princesses) to perform at the Live Shows. The Magnum Top 28 will be announced to Jamaica on two live shows to be aired on TVJ starting Saturday January 11, 2014.