Philadelphia Jerk Festival, Philly, 13thStreetPromotions, Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: Philadelphia Jerk Festival Brings The Heat This Summer!


The Philadelphia Jerk Festival embraces its multicultural vision with the announcement of its first set of performers featuring Reggae superstar Luciano, Dancehall entertainer Agent Sasco and Barbadian Soca duo Leadpipe + Saddis. Luciano, who has released over 35 albums in his 20+ years career, joins the lyrical firestarter Agent Sasco also known as Assassin who appeared on Kendrick Lamar’s Grammy award winning album, and Leadpipe + Saddis, whose hit “Ah Feelin” is widely regarded as one of the biggest Soca hits in recent times.

Scheduled to take place at the spacious Fairmount Park in Philadelphia Sunday, August 28th, the annual festival promises to be a full day of activities for families along with a full concert experience. “This initial artists announcement is merely an appetizer for what is to come” says the Festival’s media and production director Dave Grant, “We will be adding more acts, including an AfroBeats performer to round out the cast”.

Along with performances, patrons will have their palates tantalized with a wide range of food, desserts and beverages from vendors who will be travelling to Philadelphia from along the East Coast. Several of the regions top chefs, restaurants and food trucks will have a presence at the festival, delivering delicacies from Mother Africa to the Caribbean. Clinton Garibaldi, President of Jabari Productions added, “We are pleased to be partner with supportive sponsors, including returning sponsor Western Union”.

The Tri State area has over 200,000 residents of Caribbean descent and countless others who are fans of its cuisine and culture, many of whom have already reserved tickets for what promises to be a great family outing.

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PRESS RELEASE: G. Mandingo Pleased With New Songs


Fast-rising Dancehall Artiste G Mandingo is currently promoting his two latest songs, “Bounce Pon Dis” and “Girls Dem Nice”. “Bounce Pon Dis” is produced by G Mandingo while “Girls Dem Nice” is produced by upcoming Producer KC. Both songs are released on Di Balance Productions Label.

The songs, which are planned to be Summer hits, have been ripping up the airwaves on both the local and International scene. “The reception has been superb so far. So much so, that there is a debate as to which of the two songs are better. Radio and Mixtape Disc Jocks have rated these singles as the most creative effort that they have heard from me since the start of my career. Other people in the music industry love my latest efforts and have lauded me for the amount of growth that they have witnessed in my sound and productions over the years,” Expressed G Mandingo.

Upcoming Projects

Plans are on the way for the shooting and release of the videos for the songs that are currently being promoted by G Mandingo. Fans can also look out for the release of an upcoming EP entitled “DONWON” which is scheduled to be released later this year. “I am planning on releasing my EP titled “DONWON” in memory of my son Donwon “Buda” Shady who died in a tragic Bus accident on Easter Sunday.”

G Mandingo has been in the music industry for 5 years and has amassed a considerable amount of releases. The upcoming superstar is also known for songs such as “Everything Good”, “Tek Time Baby” and “Superstar”, all doing well on the local scene and the International market.

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NEW VIDEO: @AlexxAGame – Panda (Freestyle)


Replacing the Bamboo Trees for metal bars, Alexx A-Game delivers the “Panda (Freestyle)“. Having a crack at Desiigner’s popular “Panda” Instrumental, A-Game proclaims it’s “money time” and he switches the flow to let naysayers and fans know that his career will continue to take flight and he’ll be one of the best out. Be on the lookout for his upcoming “RealNTrue” album, and his UK trek this summer! Run di money now, 13thStreetPromotions needs fi dem money now (lol). Directed by Jason Thomas, check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW VIDEO: @Protoje Performs On @BBCLater


Reggae Artist Protoje made to trek to the UK recently. On his quest to dominate your airwaves and playlists, he stopped by the “Later…With Jools Holland” show on BBC. Here he performed his Chronixx assisted hit, “Who Knows” with his InDiggNation Band. We at 13thStreetPromotions salute Protoje on his progress and will continue to watch him wave the Jamaican and Reggae Flags. Ancient Future is available on iTunes. Check out the performance below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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Mixtape Movements: @JoshEra_ Presents: Punnany Pleasures


Adding some heat for the ladies this summer is Jo$hEra with the “Punnany Pleasures” Mixtape! Featuring a blend of Dancehall hits, this Mix is for the ladies who want to “bruk out” after a long day, and practice their moves before the next big summer event! It is encouraged to blast this mix in the middle of the meeting or busy day and “dash out” to kill the stress. Stop what you’re doing, check out this mix below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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