“LOVE INNA WE HEART” Official Video release at FLUXX Sundays

FLUXX Love Inna We Heartby Rebel Vibez

Love Inna We Heart” spent a total of 19 weeks on the Canadian Reggae charts on the award winning Rebel Vibez radio show (CHRY 105.5FM) and the last 8 of those being in the #1 spot which vaults it as an official “HIT“.

Since Kirk Diamond & Bob Da Builda received a Juno Nomination for the HIT single “Love Inna We Heart” there has been cause for a BIG celebration.

The Fluxx Sundays team welcomes DON DEM to officially release the video to fans and invites everyone to join them inside Luxy Nightclub, 60 Interchange Way, Vaughan this Sunday February 8th, 2015

Media Affiliates please RSVP to be guest listed. Email info@rebelvibez.ca or call (647) 230-5636

Publicity inquiries please forward to Consulting.MPR@gmail.com

OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO preview: http://youtu.be/IMZsj5rJxGQ

DJ FreshCut launches ‘De Mayor TV’ with Soca Reggaelution XXIV Recap

FreshCut_Cover1_FB2by Delroy Williams

Popular event promoter and DJ, Freshcut De Mayor has recently launched a dedicated YouTube channel to showcase the raving success of Soca Reggaelution XXIV in Toronto’s west end late last month.

More than a thousand die hard Soca/Reggae fans as well as notable media outlets including G98.7FM, CHRY 105.5FM, TorontoDeejays.com, and AN Photography came through to discover and enjoy the legendary Soca Reggaelution party experience. Freshcut is extending his thanks and gratitude to all those who helped in making the event a huge success.

Dedicated followers as well as hundreds of new faces make his fan base undeniable and it continues to grow as Freshcut commits himself to throwing some of the most enjoyable Caribbean-themed parties around. As a way to help fans stay connected and entertained between party events, De Mayor TV was launched on YouTube and is already receiving noteworthy viewership. Watch the full Soca Reggaelution XXIV Recap video here.

Freshcut had the following to say about his new Youtube channel:

De Mayor TV gives you VIP Access to the behind the scenes footage from some of the hottest parties in the GTA as well as out of town ‘campaign dates’ wherever De Mayor is booked! Now I cannot speak on behalf of every other promoter in Toronto, nor can I predict the outcome of their events. I can only display what to expect when De Mayor is booked for an event or has an event of his own. You will get your money’s worth and TNA – Total Non-stop Action!”

De Mayor’s next event, Caribbean Scene Investigation (CSI): The Final Chapter will be held at The Vue Nightclub on Friday, March 14, 2014 and marks the end of the ten year long party-series. Although the curtain will close on CSI after this highly anticipated night, Freshcut makes it clear that, “the action will only get bigger and better with Soca Reggaelution, Pirates Of The Caribbean and Soca In The City, to name a few…”

CSI tickets are now available for purchase on TicketGateway.com.  Tune in to Freshcut’s Confunkshun Show on CHRY 105.5FM every Tuesday 6-8pm for a chance to win tickets to CSI and other upcoming events.

First Annual All Canadian Stage Show ‘BUSS’ triumphs in Toronto

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Stay tuned for photos from the BUSS: All Canadian Stage Show this past weekend

Toronto’s Finest Dancehall Reggae artists ready to BUSS di place at All Canadian Stage Show

The All Canadian Stage Show explodes on the scene featuring some of Toronto's best new Dancehall artists as well as more established Toronto deejays

The All Canadian Stage Show explodes on the scene featuring some of Toronto’s best new Dancehall artists as well as more established Toronto deejays

by TorontoDeejays.com

With a line up of over 20 of Toronto’s finest up and coming deejays rearing to perform this Friday night (Nov 8) in the city’s North West, BUSS: The All Canadian Stage Show is primed to be a huge success.

When the doors open at 10PM on Friday night,  the increasingly popular On The Rox Nightclub will undoubtedly be the best place for Toronto’s Dancehall fans to be. The night’s entertainment is nearly endless with acclaimed local deejays such as Eyesus, Sample King, Lindo P, Korexion, J Logix, Reese Badda, Fyah Lion, Triston Fivestar, and many others on the roster. Toronto’s top media outlets such as IETV, TorontoDeejays TV, ReggaeXclusive Magazine and others will cover the event.

The final show rehearsal this past Wednesday night received an overwhelming attendance by local deejays at various stages in their careers. Many were not slated to perform but came out to support their fellow artists and the growing Dancehall movement happening in Toronto. Event promoters include Mike “Yellow” Smith and Sandra Slyburne amongst others. The team is anticipating strong attendance and plan to make BUSS an annual event.

After receiving mild criticism for the chosen name of the event, Slyburne posted the following on Facebook to help clarify the intent behind the stage show: “BUSS, for those who are referring to the notion that artists can’t make it Canada, please note the show is not about making it Canada in reference to “as a reggae artists”. The show is simply put together by some Canadian business men who decided we should also appreciate our homegrown talent and named it the All Canadian Stage Show. The show is to encourage and build their esteem/artistic ability and provide a forum for this. The point is they live here, a stage show is planned and they are just looking for support and nothing else! I hope this clears up any confusion!”

With a purpose to genuinely inspire and encourage local deejays, the team behind the event has gained the attention and support of like-minded business people and organizations in the city including TorontoDeejays.com

The creators of BUSS would like to thank all of the artists and sponsors that have been involved in the planning and preparation of the first-ever All Canadian Stage Show.

Watch the BUSS – ALL CANADIAN STAGE SHOW [PRE-PROMO MADNESS] VIDEO here

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Tiffie successfully showcases her world at her recent EP launch

Tiffie has released her self-titled EP, featuring singles such as 'So Soft' and 'Wine Up Miself.'.

Tiffie has released her self-titled EP, featuring singles such as ‘So Soft’ and ‘Wine Up Miself.’.

by Jodee Brown

With the recent release of her self-titled EP, Dancehall/Pop diva, Tiffie pulled off a successful EP launch party in the heart of Toronto late last month.

Spotted at Tryst Nightclub the night of her launch was covered by media outlets such as IETVTooRude MediaReggae Exclusive and CHRY amongst others. The club was filled with Toronto`s top media personnel, family, friends and most importantly her fans. Tiffie would like to thank all those who supported the event overall.

Seeing many new faces has shown her that she has a growing fan base and Tiffie commits to keep putting herself out there so that her fans and supporters can follow her progress.

The Diva has a music video that is to be released soon to the end of 2013, and has started working on her 2014 campaigns already. Meanwhile her team has lined up with producers and artists from Toronto, Montreal, Atlanta, and Jamaica for fresh collaborations to be released in the New Year.

Check out these photos of Tiffie’s official EP launch and support here music by buying the EP here.

Sean Paul set to release new album in November, unveils tracklist

sean paul2by Jodee Brown

Grammy-winning Jamaican entertainer, Sean Paul has unveiled the official tracklist for his upcoming studio album, Full Frequency, which is set for a Nov. 4 release.

Marking his seventh album to date, Full Frequency is entrenched with a number of collaborations with local and international acts on a compilation featuring elements of Dancehall, Reggae and pop music. The most eye-catching amongst the international collaborations is the single, Entertainment 2.0, featuring popular American rap stars, Nicki Minaj, 2 Chainz and Juicy J.

The standout collaboration amongst his Jamaican compatriots is the hit single, Riot, featuring fellow Grammy-winning Reggae superstarDamian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley. The single has particularly garnered plaudits in Europe, hitting the top ten of singles charts in Germany, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

Konshens also features on Full Frequency through the joint effort, Want Dem All while Australian rapper, Iggy Azalea also makes an appearance on the single,Wickedest Style.

Full Frequency is Sean Paul’s second album in as many years, having released Tomahawk Technique in January of last year. The album reached the top ten on digital charts in Japan, Germany and Austria, despite recording sub-par sales figures in the United States.

His highest selling album remains his sophomore effort, Dutty Rock, which went multi-platinum in the United States and earned him the Grammy award for Best Reggae Album in 2004.

Full Frequency will be released in stores as well as via iTunes and other digital music outlets and will be distributed via Atlantic Records.

Below is the full tracklist:

1. Riot (feat. Damian Jr. Gong Marley)

2. Entertainment 2.0 (feat. Juicy J, 2 Chainz and Nicki Minaj)

3. Pornstar (feat. Nyla)

4. Want Dem All (feat. Konshens)

5. Hey Baby

6. Wickedest Style (feat. Iggy Azalea)

7. Dangerous Ground (feat. Prince Royce)

8. It’s Your Life

9. Take It Low

10. Anyday

11. Lights On

12. Legacy

13. Other Side of Love

14. Turn It Up

Sean Paul wins second straight MOBO Reggae award

sean paul1by Jodee Brown

For the second year running and fifth time in his career,Sean Paul has won a Music of Black Origin (MOBO)award for Best Reggae Act.

The Grammy-winning Reggae artist, who was not present for the MOBO Awards ceremony in Glasgow, Scotland Saturday night, secured the award in a category which included nominees such as Mavado, Popcaan, Tarrus Riley and British-based singer, Stylo G.

Having copped the award in 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2012 respectively, the Greatest Gallis singer copped the award thanks in large part to charting twice on the U.K. singles charts with hits such as The Other Side Of Lifeas well as What About Usa collaboration with British pop groupThe Saturdays.

Past winners of the Best Reggae Act award at MOBO, an award ceremony celebrating urban music in the U.K and worldwide, include GyptianAlborosie andShaggy, who hosted the show in London in 2007.

Vybz Kartel book endorsed by American universities

TorontoDeejays.comby Jodee Brown

Despite an apparent hesitance by some Jamaican bookstores and universities to facilitate it, Vybz Kartel’s debut book, Voice of the Jamaican Ghetto has now received strong endorsements from prestigious American universities, according to co-author, Michael Dawson.

According to reports this past weekend, Prominent Ivy League school, Princeton University as well as Duke University in North Carolina and Vanderbilt University in Tennessee now have Voice of The Jamaican Ghetto  in their respective libraries. This adds to attention Kartel’s book has received from major international media outlets such as HOT 97FM as well as sales in places such a Germany, Chile, Austria, Holland and many other countries.

While Dawson is pleased with the universal exposure Voice of the Jamaican Ghetto has received, he believes the book still has not received full appreciation from the Jamaican public.

“All major book stores – Sangster’s, Kingston Book Shop, LMH, both airports, I-Nation, Bookophilia and Bookland – have carried the book,” Dawson told the Jamaica Gleaner. “Uptown stores and religious book stores refused it out of ignorance, I believe, and we expected that,”

There has been much debate as to whether or not Jamaican schools will adopt Voice of the Jamaican Ghetto in their curriculum, with University of the West Indies (UWI) professor, Carolyn Cooper calling for the book to be introduced to Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) readings this past May.

Dawson believes the reason for the education system’s reluctance to circulate the book within its channels comes down its challenging of the historical data taught throughout schools for years.

“I think the main problem with the Jamaican education system is that they would have to find a way to rationalize the inaccuracies, distortions and omissions in the traditional history books that our book highlights,” Dawson told the Jamaica STAR. “The reality is that the book factually discredits some of our traditions – from Jonkonoo to the dominance of Euro-Christianity.”

He continued, “How will the education system handle a book that explains with facts and empirical data that much of what they have taught children is a lie? The book states that ‘Baa, Baa, Black Sheep’ is abusive to black children. So I think the book is, at a minimum, disruptive to the traditional education system. Add to that the fact that Vybz Kartel has the ear of the youth, I’m not sure if the education system can come to terms with that. No surprise there.”

Vybz Kartel remains incarcerated in a Spanish Town jail as he awaits the beginning of the Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams murder trial in November. He, along with five other men are charged with the August 2011 murder of Williams. Additionally, Kartel and two other co-accused face conspiracy charges in connection with the case.