Saturday, September 20, 2014

10 Reggae/Dancehall artistes Insta Hot photo that rocks!

Picture Dis!

1.  Tarrus and his younger brother Wrath Riley. Wrath Riley in our opinion is one lyrically sic artiste and we luv him for real.  Check out the caption Tarrus posted on his FaceBook page.  

"Star A Star....LOVE N RASPECT to mi Don @Wrathriley Strong pon di Earth fully it up Bro...Worst Behavior!!!! hahahahahahahaah...." Lol

2. Tessanne and Tami cho dem just cute suh! These two sisters love for each other is admirable and we love it.  Yea mon dem is like two peas in pod.  Living it up in China where Tess had gone to perform at China's Ms Universe Competition.  Yup chiney galz dem iz Jamaican to the core..luv uno....*can't stop smiling at this pic.

3.JanefrFinch and her one bwoy.....Yup! Jane from Finch has a son and he's a big boy.  Jane won the award for Best Directed Film 'Creature' recently in Toronto at the CommFFest click to watch trailer. Jane directed the documentary film about her life as a gangster in Jane and Finch Canada. The CommFilmFestival Screening took place September 20.

4. Red Carpet life!!! Yup that's how she's living these days.  Tess walks the red carpet at China Ms. Universe click! click! picha tek!

5. Look pon dem rasta yah cho! awrite Papi ano rasta but who this caption
"There is only one judgement! We give thanks and praises for all a these talented youths. Now take a look at this constellation. @dre_island @chronixxmusic @popcaanmusic @therealjahcure @sizzla876. Nuff love to the whole #JudgementYard family__" Yup that was Chronixx, never a dull moment/picture from him....#Fewcha yuh heard?

6. And there's more....yup this generation of Rasta, yes the artistes everyone is talking about put on a show when they appeared live recently at Usain Bolt's Track and Record live show in Kingston. Kabaka Pyramid and friends Chronixx, Protoje, Jesse Royal, Iba Mahr, Dre Island, Kellissa, Exco Levi and Keznamdi. #DatNuhNormal

7. Hot head! Yerp it's Bee-sy out of the Money Flow/Greeting video Busy wid di broom nuh! Always entertaining, which speaks to his over 1.4 million likes on FaceBook hot head! hot head!  

8. Got a chance to get into studio with Mavado while in Miami...heavy vibes coming soon. So says Matisyahu confirming a project with himself and the Gully Gad.

9.  When we saw this photo there was one comment by a fan that stood out...he looks so much like his father...yep he does but then, they all do, tbh...This shot captures Ziggy during a performance while on tour, hey Ziggy!

10. Black don't crack! No not at all that's why we love this photo sooooo much.  What these artistes have in common? Dem love dem self, no filter.

The caption: REBELS wid a cause!!!! Chronixx and Cherine. Suh buss a smile for me Jamaica. One Love, One Heart....


Thursday, September 18, 2014

Konshens Covers Island Stage Magazine; Foota Hype Encouraging Words for Upcoming Artistes and Selectors

Reggae/Dancehall artiste Konshens covers the September/October 2014 issue of Island Stage Magazine
The spread opens up to an interesting interview where Konshens speak about his life, how he got started in the industry, touring, fatherhood, soccer and the state of reggae.

Publication of Island Stage Magazine is digital and the magazine articles looks at World Music with special emphasis on Reggae, art, travel and culture.  

Dancehall Selector/Producer Foota Hype Encourages Upcoming Artistes and Selectors
Dancehall's most colourful selector in Jamaica at the moment is Foota Hype and he claim that staying focus on 'business' in the midst of major personal challenges is his concern. Oniel 'Foota Hype' Thomas would like reggae/dancehall fans to know that he did not choose music, but music choose him "Mi use to walk from Cassava Piece go all bout, seeking dis buss ya." he said. "Nothing in life come easy but di ting whey stay wid you is the ting you believe ina from you heart and right now me can tell you say music a whey me passionate bout, a it mek me" he concluded.

Foota Hype said his hard work and popularity spring boarded him from a "bwoy weh a wear piece a slippaz in and outta Cassava Piece" to the big mouth selector everybody knows and "whey girls who woulda neva look pon me ina dutty slippaz start see as a potential money maker, yeah man a music mek me" he said, in case anyone had doubts. With gigs booked weekly across Jamaica as well as upcoming events abroad and new riddims to drop, Foota Hype in the face of adversary said his personal challenge is to remain relevant, "and we neva loose sight of that or else we wouldn't deh yah so now." And so to any young artiste or selector who is looking for a bit of inspiration the Dancehall selector had a word of advise, "nuh mek nutten tek you off you path, fight harda when the fight is hardest!"