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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Mixtape Rave With @Shanny_14


Lifestyle Blogger ShannyDeLioness is back for another week of “Mixtape Rave“! This week she serves you an array of Mixtapes she’s been feeling over the past 7 days. If you missed the previous installments, check them out here.

1. Reggae Affair 2015 – Dei Musicale

One of the best Reggae mixes that I have come across this year. It features many of the major players in the Reggae Revolution such as Chronixx and Protoje, as well as seasoned veterans like Luciano and Beres Hammond.

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2. The Charger [Volume 3] – DJ Captain John

DJ Captain John goes in hard on this mix! Like the name suggests, it is an hour of nonstop energy across all genres!

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The Release, 13thStreetPromotions, TheReleaseJA

NEW VIDEO: @TheReleaseJA Season 2: Ep. 13


The Release” is an Entertainment Program featured on Hype TV every Tuesday at 8:30 PM, with repeats on Thursday and Saturday at 6:30 PM. Hosted by Talisa Taylor, the program features some of the newest entertainment releases and upcoming events. In this episode we see new releases from Recording Artists Barbee, Jahmiel, Alkaline, Jahvinchi and Luciano, and we check out a new style from Hair Extreme Beauty & Barber Shop. If you want to check out season 1 and previous releases, look here. To get your releases featured, please email thereleaseent@gmail.com and tell them 13thStreetPromotions sent you. Check out the latest releases below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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NEW VIDEO: @EpicFilmsJA x @RealNinjaMan Birthday Bash 2015 Highlights


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Recently the “Don GorgonNinjaMan, along with DownSound Records, held his Birthday Bash & Fish Fry at the Turtle River Park in St. Ann.Covering the event was Jamaican Film company “Epic Films” and they brought a few highlights. Here we can see performances from Queen Ifrica, Japanese acts Ackee & Saltfish, Rapper Vindon, Luciano, IShawna, Bounty Killa, NinjaMan and many more. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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OLDIES SUNDAY: Luciano (@JahMessenJah) – Over The Hill (1997)


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Today’s Oldies Sunday entry comes from Reggae artist, Luciano. Titled “Over The Hill” and produced by Phillip “Fattis” Burrell for Xterminator Productions in 1997 (Other sources say 1996), Luciano sang about the wrongs that were going on in the world, wanting to take away himself from the “Jungle” created by mankind and head to the hills to be free from all the madness. “Over The Hill” was featured on Luciano’s 5th album “Messenger” which was also his 2nd album released in 1997 on Island Records.

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