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Mavado, Alicia Keys collaborate

Alicia Keys – contributed

After performing at the Hot 97 On the Reggae Tip show labor Friday, singjay Mavado went straight in the studio and completed a recording session with American songbird with the multi-platinum singer Alicia Keys. Keys’ collaborated on her remixed single No One with a Jamaican artiste Junior Reid also her remix of Cham’s Ghetto Story.

In a recent release, he stated, “Last year we left the Reggae Tip show and recorded a track with Lil’ Kim and Wyclef, this year it was straight into the studio with Alicia Keys. I am very focused on my career right now and I’m just trying to elevate myself and Jamaica on a whole through music. Working with Alicia is an honour and a pleasure.”

It has been quite a year for Mavado, who has completed an extensive international tour of places like the US, UK, Europe, the Caribbean and Japan, and has continued to be one of the hottest acts in Jamaica.

The collaboration with Alicia Keys is a reggae track and should hit the airwaves very soon to create the buzz for Alicia Key’s impending album.

He said, “My management and hers got together to make it happen and their was a great chemistry in the studio. It’s the first time I’ve sung on a Studio One rhythm and I’m very pleased with the outcome. Alicia loved it too and I’m sure we will be working together on projects in the future.” The track was laid down at Alicia Keys’ own state-of-the-art The Oven Studio in New York. Adapted from the Jamaica Staronline

Junior Gong, First Child

Yardflex com is reporting that Damian ‘Junior Gong’ Marley is celebrating the birth of his first child, Elijah Marley.

Sophia Brown Blasts to #1 with Weak to You

Sexy and sophisticated singer / songwriter Sophia Brown topped FIWI Choice Top 20 Jamaican Charts this week with her first # 1 Weak to You.

“I’m truly grateful to all of those who support me by voting for my song “Weak to You”. I really feel blessed to finally get a # 1 and it just goes to show that hard work and commitment will take you to the top no matter what, yes I’ve gotten in the Top Ten before but this one is really special, its the icing on the cake” notes Brown.

Brown who is the C.E.O of Music Mecka Records “I have a solid team that has brought me from where I was to where I currently am, persons like Syl Gordon of Cell Block Music Group, Errol Smith, my publicists Chris Campbell & Claude Mills and a special thanks to Tony Gold who assisted me in studios while I was working on my album The Spotlight”.

The FIWI Choice Top 20 Charts which allows the public to cast votes for their favorite Dancehall / Reggae singles can be regarded as the true test of an artists fan base as voters are not limited to a single vote. Much like the popular TV show Rising Stars the public has total control over the outcome. Adapted from One876 Entertainment.com

Jamaican classics go online

Sonia Pottinger inks online distribution deal

Catalogued songs by Alton Ellis, The Paragons, Skatalites and Marcia Griffiths will get a second life through a new online distribution deal with US-based Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA) and Jamaican label owner Sonia Pottinger. The music will get worldwide distribution through IODA’s network of digital retail outlets, mobile retailers and subscription services. It is the first time these music catalogues will be widely available for legal download.

The songs include Marcia Griffiths’ Dreamland, Feel like Jumping and Survival, Alton Ellis’ Mr Soul of Jamaica; The Paragons’ The Tide is High; and the Skatalites Rough & Tough.  Erik Gilbert, vice-president for content at IODA, said that online music sales have provided a new method of marketing “culturally valuable and important music from the past to be preserved and revived”.

Under the three-tier agreement, IODA will distribute the songs through independent publisher Notable Music, which represents local labels High Note Records and Treasure Isle, owned by Pottinger. Next year, Notable Music will re-release Pottage’s entire catalogue of reggae music, including those on her other successful labels, including Tip Top Records, Gay Feet and Glory.

“We choose to work with IODA for the technology and distribution network they have in place but also for their deep understanding of, and passion for, independent music,” said Tom DeSavia, Booth’s partner at Notable Music, about the agreement.

IODA started in 2003 and has a roster of nearly two million music tracks and over 2,000 independent film and video titles. IODA distributes its music and video catalogue to more than 400 digital storefronts worldwide, including iTunes, Amazon MP3 and MySpace Music and mobile carriers and outlets such as Verizon Wireless, Sprint and Nokia. Adapted from Jamaicaobserveronline.com

Buju Tour Is Still On!!!!

Gargamel Music has confirmed that four-time Grammy nominated Reggae artist and icon, Buju Banton will kicked off his Rasta Got Soul US Tour on September 12th in Philadelphia despite the hasty cancellation of a few shows by Live Nation/House of Blues and Goldenvoice/AEG. Over 30 shows have been confirmed. that are definitely playing and we are working to replace the canceled dates. Adapted from One876 Entertainment.com

Tanya Collection of Hits released

Tanya Stephens stressed the importance of dancehall music exploring issues outside the crime and sex which have made it infamous.

The ‘different’ topics Stephens tackled on her two landmark albums, Gangsta Blues and Rebelution can be heard on Tanya Stephens: A Collection of Hits, a compilation of her biggest songs, released recently by VP Records.

The CD features Stephens’ rise from seductress to dancehall poet. It is accompanied by a DVD showcasing some of her music videos but it is the songs, mainly from the aforementioned albums, that get star billing.

The 17-track set does not contain Big Things a Gwaan, the Dave Kelly-produced song which announced the St Mary-born singer in 1994. But, there is room for Yuh Nuh Ready Fi Dis Yet, another Kelly dance anthem from 1997, as well as the explicit Goggle.

A new album by Stephens is reportedly in the works and is scheduled to be released this year. Adapted fromTheJamaicaGleaneronline

Chino’s song compared to Motown classic

Dancehall artiste Chino, (Freddie McGregor son) seems to able to dance abroad while he dances a yard. More than two months on the road yet in Jamaica his string of hit songs have continued to create havoc in the dancehalls, on the radio not to mention on international charts.

In Jamaica Never Change (From Mawning) held the #1 spot on the RETV charts #4 on the Zip FM Dancehall line-up, while Protected held the #1 spot on Zip FM’s Reggae line-up.

Abroad Chino’s hit, Never Change (From Mawning) is hailed as “a breath of fresh air for Jamaican music” by London’s BBC 1XTRA as a dancehall equivalent to any of Motown’s classic pieces. Says Chino, “I never underestimate the power of good music and that’s what I always try to do, good music. The fans don’t deserve anything less than that”. Chino and the remainder of the Big Ship family return to Jamaica in mid-September. Adapted: The Jamaica Star

Etana spreads her wings

With smash singles like Wrong Address, Roots, Warrior Love and a critically acclaimed 13-track CD Etana – The Strong One, 2008 was the ‘Year of Etana’. The singer scooped up more than an armful of awards at various reggae awards shows inside and outside of Jamaica.

In 2009 Etana has built on that solid foundation. “Whereas last year I did a lot of local shows and a few Caribbean gigs, this year I have spread my wings, and it has really been just wonderful. I have visited places I have only dreamt of,” she confessed.

She accompanied reggae greats The Abyssinians on a North American tour during June and July to the mountains of Montana, Utah the Sierra Nevada. She went to Holland. Her most memorable would perhaps be the concert in Vancouver Island. The fact that there was one black man in the crowd of approximately 8,000 was special, but for Etana, ‘the moment’ was when she started to sing and the crowd just began screaming frantically.

“For me it was mainly promotional, so I wasn’t expecting that level of familiarity with my songs. But the fans really surprised me,” she said, sounding pleased.

“I was shocked, perplexed, and happy and filled with goose bumps all at the same time,” she recalled. “At one point I had to turn around and look to see if some celebrity had walked up on stage behind me and the crowd was reacting to that person,” she confessed, convulsed with laughter.

But such is the power of her music, the message of which hasn’t changed with her much-publicised Christian baptism.

“My music hasn’t changed and it is also a personal statement,” she said calmly. “I sing about themes to do with life and what affects us as women, as people. Too many persons have confusing notions of religion and what should and shouldn’t be. But, at the end of the day, there is just one God and there will only be one God. When it comes to religion, we really don’t need any China Wall,” Etana declared.

As a singer, I can’t confine myself to knowing about the stage and production side of the business only. This year, I have learnt so much about the business side of the business. and it has all been firsthand experience,” she explained.

Now working on a second album, the singer has released new singles, Free, produced by Kemar ‘Flava’ McGregor for his No Doubt label, and Happy Hearts on Free Mind Music. The music videos for both singles are also in the making. Source: Jamaicaobserveronline.com

Cherine Anderson Debuts on Billboard with Michael Franti’s “Say Hey” (I Love You)

Dance Hall soul songstress Cherine Anderson has made her way on the Billboard charts as a featured performer on Michael Franti and Spearhead’s Say Hey (I Love You) single. The track is # 25 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Singles charts and has been moving up Billboard’s Pop 100, Adult Top 40 and Pop 100 Airplay charts.

This is Anderson’s the first ever Billboard chart entry. She joins Sean Paul, Serani and Mavado as the only three Jamaican acts in 2009 to crack the non Reggae Billboard charts. Anderson has yet to chart on Billboard Reggae album chart. A major remix project to feature Cherine Anderson. Natalie Storm collaboration with Nina Sky

According to published reports Matisyahu Sony release Light, replaced Sean Paul’s Imperial Blaze at the top of Billboard’s Reggae album chart with sales of more than 28,000 copies on opening week. This is the Jewish reggae rocker fifth #1 Billboard Reggae album. More importantly Paul’s Imperial Blaze simultaneously, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Rap Album charts displacing the likes of Eminem, Fabolous and Twista to top the charts.

Matisyahu’s broke on the reggae music scene big time internationally in 2005 on the Billboard Reggae album with Live at Stubbs (# 30 debut on the Billboard 200). His 2006 release Youth peaked at #4, his 2007 release No Place to Be made its way to # 146.His Shattered EP while not making Billboard 200 in 2008, topped Reggae album charts.TOK’s new CD Our World opened at # 12 on Billboard’s Reggae album chart.

The Port Royal Music Festival in Jamaica next November will is scheduled to be headlined by R&B star Kenneth ‘Baby face’ Edmonds. According to published a report R&B singer Al B Sure of Hidden Beach Records ( Jill Scott)is looking to sign a female dancehall artiste from Jamaica.

Reggae Salute honors Luciano, Blender, & Surface’ Bernard Jackson

Reggae Salute 09 will have a special awards ceremony at The Garden in Miami, Florida. Reggae Messenjah, Luciano, Everton Blender and Bernard Jackson, former member of the group Surface, will all be honored with special awards in recognition of their contributions to the field of music.

Luciano is to receive the Haile Selassie Lifetime Award “for his outstanding contribution to the Peaceful Advancement of Humanity”, Everton Blender, will receive the Jamaica National Pledge Award for his contribution to the Music industry and The President Barack Obama award for his contribution to Positive Change Through Music will go to Bernard Jackson.

Dancehall News

Lady Saw does it ‘My Way’

The undisputed queen of the dancehall Lady Saw is getting ready to rock the music industry with the impending release of her latest album, entitled My Way, and although the sassy lyricist isn’t signed to a record label, she’s promising fans that the independently produced project is “the best of Lady Saw to date”.

Modestly speaking, the album is a sizzling representation of the renowned skills of the lady, who saw fit to pen hits such as Woman Mi Name, If Him Lef, I’ve Got Your Man, Chat To Mi Balk, Walkout, and more recently J-E-A-L-O-U-S, Your Boyfriend, and Beg U.

“If you think you’ve seen the best of Lady Saw, think again,” Lady Saw, whose real name is Marion Hall, quipped. “People might think they’ve got the best of Lady Saw already, but believe me when I tell you, you ain’t seen anything yet, because my brain is always writing and the best of me is yet to come”.

Obviously excited about the upcoming project, she let out that the cover for the album will be shot in Port Antonio next week – and in true Lady Saw fashion, will have that unmistakable international flair.

“We’re shooting the cover for the album on Monday, and with everybody that’s flying in for this, it’s going to be HOT! The stylists are flying in after they work on the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards and one big excitement, and I’m geared up for this,” she said.

Also noting that the 15-track project will be available for digital download, the high-riding deejay said she’s in discussions with two international companies who want to offer that service.

“I feel young. I feel like I’m just turning 18! I’m doing some wicked crossover tracks, and I’m finishing up some surprises to make sure the album is kept how I want it, to make sure it’s kept My Way”.One876 Entertainment.com

The 5 Star General takes over: Bounty Killer Locks down Brooklyn on Labor Day

New York, NY (Ms. RAINE INC.): Hundreds of revelers, some still dressed in their West Indian-American Carnival gear, crammed into the Caribbean City Night Club on Labor Day to hail the ‘Five Star General’ on his long-awaited return to the Big Apple’s Caribbean core–Brooklyn. After a stellar performance at Manhattan’s famous Roseland Ballroom, iconic Dancehall deejay (MC) Bounty Killer stormed into Brooklyn dressed in his signature ‘full suit of black’ and armed with an arsenal of tunes from his 17-year catalogue of hit singles. Delivering one of his best performances to date, the ‘Warlord’ officially locked down the borough, bringing the Labor Day weekend festivities to a powerful close.

Only blocks away from the West Indian-American parade route, carnival masqueraders began lining up outside of Caribbean City as early as 8pm. Event promoter, Brooklyn’s signature selector (DJ) Steelie Bashment alongside Troopa Traloopa, Tek-9 Movements, Johnny Killer, Suga Slick, Stereo Choice, Earth Ruler’s Lee Major, Spin City, and Mr. Googles, and event hosts Nikki Z of Irie Jam Radio and Waah Gwan Radio’s Steve Austin kept the crowd going for well over five hours until the ‘Warlord’ arrived at 2:30am. Dancehall deejay Spragga Benz and Reggae legend Sugar Minott were among the throngs of fans, entertainers, local industry executives, and media rammed into venue.

Bounty Killer, who arrived with fellow entertainers Etana, Spice, and Angel Doolas, was in no mood to dawdle or delay, jumping into performance mode almost immediately after hitting the club. After brief but well received performances from Etana and Spice, the ever ‘cross, angry, and miserable’ Killer touched off into a nearly hour-long performance, going from ‘bad man’ classics like “Lodge,” “Copper shot,” and “Can’t Believe My Eyes” to socially conscious tunes like “Look” and “Poor People Fed Up,” and the uncharacteristic lover’s anthem “It’s Ok.” He finished his set with his more recent material, including the much talked about singles “Just Mek a Duppy” and “Chatterbox.”

“This is by far one of the best performances that I have seen Killer give,” stated a patron who went by the name Jay, adding that the performance was ‘maaaadd.’

“Bounty Killer is an icon,” states Steelie Bashment. “This event was really a last minute thing, we only had three days to promote, and in three days the thing just ‘sell off.’ If I had a whole month, I might have had to keep it at the [Madison Square] Garden,” he joked. Ms Raine Press Release

Rapper MIA is interested in Dancehall DJ Pamputtae, who has been quite for most of 2009.

Ms Triniti back in Jamaica

Ms Triniti was in Jamaica to shoot yet another video, this time with Vybz Kartel for their collaboration Lock Down. Triniti is also here to debut the video for her single Mr DJ, which was shot the last time she was in Jamaica. The single is popular in the dancehall and enjoying heavy rotation on almost all radio stations across the island.

Ms Triniti, “My stuff is ragga-hop and more commercial and (Kartel) his is authentic dancehall so we blend.” Ms Triniti performed in Italy  with headliner Collie Budz and landed a record deal with Get Up Records, an independent company
‘God and devil ‘ at war – Killer describes lyrical battle with Kartel as ‘ultimate clash’

Kartel more popular than Mavado online

The Gully and Gaza rivalry, when taken online, shows that Vybz Kartel has usurped Mavado’s popularity, up to September based on Internet search data.

Kartel has been increasing his lead since April this year following Mavado’s dominance in 2008. Kartel has extended his lead, getting a boost in summer, and is actually clipping Sizzla’s popularity. Sizzla was much more popular internationally than both artistes.

Internet users in Jamaica, France and Germany are searching twice as much for Kartel than Mavado with a 10 to 4 ratio. In the US and UK, that disparity dwindles to a ratio of 10 to 8 in Kartel’s favour. There is no data for Japan, which is a popular reggae destination.

Mavado, however, leads in profile views on popular music website MySpace, at 2.3 million to Kartel’s 1.2 million.

Both artistes have been at loggerheads since Kartel split the Bounty Killer-led Alliance prior to 2007. Mavado is now the Alliance’s front-man. Adapted from JamiacaObserveronline.com

If Foota Hype Buss Mi Why Him Nuh Guh Mek A Next Mavado

In Part II of this interview Mavado talks about his friendship with Foota Hype and where it’s at now. He also highlights why he had to break off the friendship.

OutAroad.com: Foota said he’s one responsible for bussing you how true is that?

Mavado: Mi nuh ungrateful Foota played apart but since me buss bigger more people know Foota suh at the end of the day mi pass on back di favor because a nuff place mi career Foota Hype. In this time yuh better mek sure yuh save and put a little money aside — si Frass just start link wid mi and already Frass has big riddim weh help Chass Cross and Flexxx career fi tek off.

Ok, mek wi look pon this from a different angle if Foota Hype seh him buss mi why him nuh guh mek one more Mavado or guh buss him woman I-Shawna look how long shi a sing why him nuh guh pay more attention to him woman an low mi or guh tun artiste and buss yuh self like how Matterhorn buss himself.

OutAroad.com: You mentioned that Foota is also not on good terms with Bounty Killer – what went wrong?

Mavado: Foota and Bounty Killer nuh talk fi more than two years now because him vex wid Killer fi less than a hundred thousand dollars and mi nuh hear him a seh killer a p*ssy — but Foota Hype seems to be targeting me because him know seh me is a youth nuh like di media thing. Mi know a lot of people dat Killer cut off and mi nuh si none a dem going around like a girl spreading propaganda pon Killer name — Foota fi stop acting like a gal. At the end of the day mi caan understand how Foota fi hate Bounty Killer and a Killer help to bring him to the forefront and mek people start know him and before Killer know Foota a Beenie Man him use to par wid

OutAroad.com: Did you expect the years of friendship to end like this?

Mavado: this is something mi never expect woulda happen because we grow together but if you are going to be around me and all yuh duh is down grade the other yutes dem mi not going to support that. Di man even went as far as to tell Chass Cross dat him will never buss because him a iron balloon and tell Flexx fi guh back a farin guh juggle. Right now mi know him must feel away fi know seh di same man dem whe him seh a iron balloon buss now and a get hotter and hotter each day. Foota one thing mi affi tell yuh di Gully will never stop running lots more youths aguh buss from di Gully Side.

Dancehall artiste Mavado has finally decided to come forth to let the public know his side of the story about the ongoing feud between himself and Foota Hype.

During an exclusive interview with Mavado at Oak Land’s apartment on Constant Spring Road, he explains to OutAroad.com that he had nothing to do with the incident that took place at Foota Hype mother’s house in Cassava Piece.

“First mi get a call seh mi friend dem shoot up Foota mother’s house and mi seh to myself why dem foolishness affi happen after mi deh a farin a hurry fi come back home in time fi keep the back to school treat for the kids dem in the community before school open,” said Mavado. He then added “Even Foota Hype’s mother was there along with other members of his family and mi mek sure dem get more things than everyone else does.”

Mavado continues to question himself as to why Foota’s mother would want to say such things about him and whenever he’s in the community and she’s in need of assistance he would be the one to help.

“Anyways mi send one of di youths dem fi guh si if anything really guh suh because all now mi can believe dat Foota’s mother really have the time fi look through her window while man a shoot up har house. Which person yuh know whe hear gunshot a fire and nuh run fi dem life but yet Foota’s mother seh shi look through har window and si a who a fire di shot dem. Next thing when the police went down there not one bullet piercing could be found on the house only the gate had three gunshot holes in it.”

“Why Foota Hype doesn’t tell people seh him move out a Cassava Piece fi how long and never carry him mother with him. When mi left Cassava mi moved mi entire family. But Foota wants to live a lifestyle that he cannot afford.”

Why mi woulda guh send man fi duh bad things to his mother when shi deh pon di Gully Side everyday and why Foota claiming that mi waan fi kill him when him deh a dance every night a play. Which man yuh know in fear of his life and deh a road every night a select pon sound.”

Mavado believes that Foota reasons for spreading these malicious allegations about him are that they are no longer friends. “Foota Hype aim is to mash up mi career but it will tek more than little Foota Hype to mash up mi career suh mi nuh pay him no mind – after mi nuh fool fi mek Foota draw mi out.

Foota Getting Mad?

“A Monday whe gone mi call Foota and ask him why yuh a duh dem things yah – ma reason for calling him was because mi si seh things a get out a hand – sometimes mi wonder if a mad di man a get mad. Anyways mi seh to him wi need fi link up tomorrow and talk about our present situation him seh okay…later that same night Flexxx ping mi pon mi phone between 2 and 3 am saying mi lose off a Foota because look how wi a plan seh tomorrow wi aguh build back di friendship and di man deh a Up-town Mondays a seh him nuh left him gun and all kind of things.”

Mavado also stated that before his Range got shot-up — someone sent him a text a while back confessing that Foota Hype had ordered him to destroy his Range Rover.

“One day mi gets a text from a man saying that Foota paid him money fi guh up a mi yard fi gas di Range and light it. Mi show Bounty, and couple friends di text and mi decided not to report it because mi know dat would a send him back to jail. Now mi deh a mi yard and di man dem decided fi shot-up mi Range, mi have two other cars there but a di Range dem shot-up…but that nuh worry mi because a vanity and it can be replaced.

Look at this Kartel sing songs saying bad things about my mother and mi never sing back any song dissing his mother because from mi a youth mi mother always seh have respect for di elders…Foota never seh anything bad about my mother yet — suh why mi aguh send man fi shoot up his mother’s gate. Suh if Foota and his mother know a who shoot up di place why dem nuh guh report it and then come point out which of my friends dem do it but a guess he won’t do so because it was his friends dem who was engaged in gun battle down the road. If someone had directly point a gun on his mother’s gate then the shot would have went through di gate and hit the house but nothing more than couple stray bullets came from down the road and hit her gate. Source: OutAroad.com:

Foot Hype Arrested by the Constant Spring Police

The Constant Spring Police arrested sound system selector Foota Hype yesterday (Wednesday 9, 2009) regarding the alleged beating of a resident from the Cassava Piece area. It is also said to be that one of the men who helped to take part in the act is a member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force.

According to reports, Foota Hype went to the Constant Spring Police station requesting their help to move his mother from out of Cassava Piece. However, it so happens that the victim he allegedly assaulted turned up at police station where the victim saw Foota Hype and pointed him out as one of the men who attacked him.

Up until late last night, no charges were laid against Foota Hype who spent the night behind bar. Source: OutAroad.com

Carib Entertainment:

Summer Madness Revue 2009 will take place from September 15 to 19 in the Bahamas with performances at the Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts.

Soca artiste Skinny Fabulous from St Vincent & the Grenadines whose song Head Bad, topped the charts last year was named the new king of soca in St Vincent and the Grenadines. His smash hit song Unleash the Beast. Skinny is currently riding several Caribbean charts.

Soca star Machel Montano new album Heavenly features Collie Buddz, Busy Signal, Chinese Laundry, Umi Marcano, and Len Boogsie Sharpe. Also on the album is the track his track Wild Antz which placed third in the 2009 Road March Competition.

Skinny Fabulous’ Leggo De Beast tops the charts

St Vincentian Soca artiste Skinny Fabulous tops the T& T soca chart with Leggo De Beast. This is the second chart-topping single for Skinny, a Mass Communication student at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus. Last year, he spent almost three months in the number one spot with Head Bad (On the Spot).

Leggo De Beast is also #1 in St Vincent and is climbing the Caribbean Hot 30 countdown. Skinny Fabulous was recently crowned Vincy Soca Monarch in St Vincent y. Lookout for new music from soca artiste Nadia Batson

Her new soca anthem, Keep Wining, has delighted female soca lovers as she warm-up to the pre-carnival for Trinidad and Tobago’s soca season. Keep Wining was produced by Julian Nelson of the Digital Hit Factory.

Batson’s music has creating waves in the Caribbean, North America, Canada and Europe. As a prolific songwriter/singer Batson in T&T, Batson’s music has shaped the local industry, transitioning from the old into the new with tracks like Caribbean Girl, My Posse, One Island and Keep Wining.

International Soca Awards heads to the Turks and Caicos

The annual International Soca Awards will be held in Turks and Caicos Islands after six years in New York, Trinidad and St Kitts. The organisers promise this year’s red-carpet event tp be held on Friday, October 30 event will be the biggest.

TC Cops two Crop Over titles in Barbados

TC, best known for the single Kim, recently created history in Barbados by becoming the first ever Sweet Soca Monarch for Barbados. She made it an historic double taking the 2009 Party Monarch title at the Farley Hill National Park with the same Hot Sun and Riddim.TC’s musical journey started more than 30 years ago in the school choir and has now turned out to become a long and rewarding career. A versatile artiste, TC is also known for her riveting renditions of R&B, Jazz, and Reggae. Adapted from Catch Di Riddim

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