Dancehall Takes Center Stage: Jamaica Announces First-Ever Dancehall Week Amid Reggae Month Festivities
In a groundbreaking cultural initiative, Jamaica is poised to host its inaugural Dancehall Week in February 2024, a seven-day extravaganza celebrating the vibrancy, impact, and legacy of dancehall music and its roots in the heart of the Caribbean. This landmark event, set to commence on February 13 and wrap up on February 19, aims not […]
DJ Freddy Browne Touches Down in Jamaica for the Grand Revival of the Legendary Brand New Machine Party!
DJ Freddy Browne Touches Down in Jamaica for the Grand Revival of the Legendary Brand New Machine Party! It’s big, it’s back, and it’s about to blow Kingston away! The Brand New Machine party series is gearing up for its epic return on September 9, 2023, at Holy Smokes, with none other than international sensation […]
The Undervalued Goldmine: Dancehall, Reggae, and Jamaica’s Billion-Dollar Struggle for Fair Compensation
In the vibrant tapestry of global music, the threads of dancehall and reggae run deep and colorful. From the conscious melodies of Bob Marley to the electrifying rhythms of Vybz Kartel, the pulse of Jamaica has long reverberated across continents, inspiring countless genres and artists. Yet, beneath the sun-soaked acclaim and international dance hits, there […]
Macka Diamond Claims “Queen of Dancehall” Title Internationally, Despite Spice’s Greater Fame and Accomplishments
Jamaican artist, Macka Diamond, has confidently declared herself the “Queen of Dancehall” in the international scene. In a recent interview, she discussed her rise to fame and the recognition she has received outside of Jamaica, even though fellow artist Spice is more internationally known and has achieved tremendous success. Macka Diamond, born Charmaine Munroe, emphasized […]