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Bounty Killer Unleashes New Single Inspired by Iconic Movie 'The Harder They Come"

Bounty Killer Jamaica, USA - Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, The Harder They Come has inspired countless reggae music love-ins on college campuses and among Jamaicans around the world.  Now the iconic movie can add a dancehall rhythm to its list of tributes, as One Jam Music releases Bounty Killer's blazing Harder -- a devastating response to all his challengers, and the teaser to One Jam's latest production, the Harder Than Hard album slated for release in early 2014. Harder Than Hard is the brainchild and labour of love of One Jam Music, a boutique reggae music label. The project was inspired by the classic 1972 Jimmy Cliff film written and directed by Perry Henzell and co-written by Trevor D. Rhone.  Considered a cult classic, The Harder They Come was the first film made in Jamaica shortly after independence, one of the most successful independence films of all time and "the soundtrack album has joined Marley's catalog as reggae's cornerstones&

Tessanne Chin Hit #1 on US iTunes Chart after Semi Finals performance; How to vote her into finals

Tessanne Chin After a mind-blowing rendition of Bridge Over Troubled Water on NBCs The Voice semi-finals December 11, 2013 fans of the Jamaican vocalist Tessanne Chin whom judge Blake Shelton described as a " world class singer ," has voted her up to the top of the US iTunes Top 100 charts. With parties revving into full gear across Kingston and parts of the United States, @teamtessanne has heightened the songbird's chances of making it into the finals of which she stands a very good chance of winning, encouraging fans to vote! vote! vote!  With adequate votes Tessanne will advance to the Top 3 and finals of the competition next week. To vote here's how it's done:- How to vote for Tessanne Friends, fans and family in the USA and Puerto Rico are allowed to VOTE (up to 10 times) using ALL the following options: 1)  CALL her announced toll free number, 1 855 864 2305 2)  TEXT her announced code for Sprint wireless account holders 3)  ONLINE voti

Sophia Squire triple treat 'first hit mix and tour'

Sophia Squire After 14 weeks singer/songwriter Sophia Squire's popular 'Love Don't Hurt' single peaked at #1 on the Jamaica Music Countdown (JMC) chart.  This marks her first ever #1 song on a music count down chart.  The track jumped one place up from #3 to #1 snatching the top spot from Nature and ahead of Mr. Vegas and Shaggy in the top 25 reggae single countdown. The humble and soft spoken, former background vocalist of the late Gregory Isaacs continue her drive to spread her music with the release of another first, an official mixtape entitled 'Spotlight' produced by selector CrossFire of Unity Sound base in Japan.  She now prepares for and look forward to her first upcoming solo tour of Europe slated for February 2014 where she is expected to perform in the following countries Sweden, Norway and Denmark. By: Sophia McKay

Grammy announce Best Reggae Album nominees

Announced Friday December 6, 2013 at the nomination concert of the Grammy Awards held at Nokia Theatre Los Angeles were the contenders for the 2014 Best Reggae Album.  The list includes the albums of Honourable Beres Hammond O.J. ' One Love,   One Life',  Ziggy Marley's 'Ziggy Marley in Concert,' Sly and Robbie and the Jam Master's ' Reggae Connection,' Sizzla Kolanji's 'The Messiah' and the artiste who formerly go by the name Snoop Lion's 'Reincarnated.' The winner will be announced at prestigious Grammy Awards ceremony January 26, The Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles.