Top 5 Caribbean Music Moments this week (ending 01/19/2020)
Rebel Salute showcases the best of Jamaican music and comedy for the 27th year (Jamaica)
- The introduction of a dubplate sound clash at Rebel Salute was a huge success, with the thousands who gathered for night two of this year’s staging of the reggae show at Grizzly’s Plantation in St Ann, enjoying the banter, the music and the vibes of Dynamq Sound International and Black Scorpio. (More at http://www.loopjamaica.com/content/review-dubplate-sound-clash-stole-show-rebel-salute-night-two )
Soca artiste, Alison Hinds, stars in Afro Caribbean film entitled ‘Joseph.’ Out now. (Barbados)
- Soca queen, Allison Hinds, is one of the two Barbadians who plays a leading role in the new Afro-Caribbean film ‘Joseph’. The movie, which made its Barbadian cinema debut on January 15, focuses on a fictional story of a young business man named (More at http://www.loopnewsbarbados.com/content/alison-hinds-wants-public-change-perception-africa-0 )
Uptown Fascinators Steel Orchestra wins small bands competition for Panorama 2020 (Tobago)
- Tobago based Uptown Fascinators Steel Orchestra unseated won the small bands competition for the National Panorama competition. The event was held at the Queens Park Savannah on January 17th. The orchestra defeated the defending champions, TT Defense Force. They performed Winston Soso’s I Don’t Mind by arranger Ojay Richards. (More At https://newsday.co.tt/2020/01/18/uptown-fascinators-cop-small-band-panorama-title/ )
Reggae artiste, Koffee, featured on Michelle Obama’s music work out list (Jamaica)
- Koffee’s breakout hit, Toast, continues to be a favourite for countless international celebrities. Having received endorsements from the likes of Rihanna, Kylie Jenner and former US President Barack Obama, the song has also been given the nod of approval by former US First Lady Michelle Obama (More at: http://jamaica-star.com/article/entertainment/20200120/michelle-obama-works-out-koffee%E2%80%99s-toast )
Soca artiste, 5 Star Akil, among artistes partnering with the National AIDS Coordinating Committee to raise funds for children living with HIV
- The National AIDS Coordinating Committee has put together a fundraiser to support the St Vincent de Paul Society and the Cyril Ross Home. The event entitled Sa Va Yon fundraiser is scheduled for 24th January, 2020 and will include performances by Myron B, Lujoe & the Gifted, 5Star Akil, Ding Dong, Nikki Crosby, Swappi and SUPERBLUE. Tickets are available now! (More at: https://www.facebook.com/NACC.TT/
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- Miley Cyrus settles million dollar lawsuit with Jamaican artiste , Flourgon ( Michael May) for copyright infringement
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