‘Big Bad Soca’, directed by Tom Swindell, embodies the pride and joy of carnival and the islands. The video includes candid scenes of Trinidad Carnival along with stunning studio shots of beautiful masqueraders and dancers. The track was featured on his album, “Turn Up” which was released September 1st.
VP Records/17 North Parade released “Havana Meets Kingston” in the Fall. Produced by Australia’s leading reggae and dancehall producer Mista Savona (aka Jake Savona), ‘Havana Meets Kingston’ is the first full-length project to present the blended sounds of Cuba and Jamaica supported by an all-star cast of musicians.
The music video for ‘Carnival’ featuring emerging Cuban artist Solis and Randy Valentine, features the artists driving through their respective neighborhoods.
The first single off Queen Ifrica’s “Cimb” is “Trueversation” featuring Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley. Directed by Antwan Smith and shot in Miami’s Wynwood Arts District in November 2016, the single signifies an authentic male/female dialogue.
Directed by Justin “Jus Bus” Nation and Anderson “ATA” Andrew, the stunning visual includes drone shots of the lush Antiguan landscape while Jah Cure rides the open roads with his lady interest and an antique telephone in hand. Without taking himself too seriously, he playfully dances in front of a classic British red telephone booth while singing along to the smooth melodic rhythm that the song remits.
Filmed in Irish Town and Hope Gardens Kingston Jamaica, the video, directed by Ruption Design Studio perfectly matches the songs playful cat and mouse lyrics.
‘Now’ begins with Romain rescuing his love interest from a rain storm, as the attraction continues to grow, he offers to take her to his end of town. She resists, but ultimately takes him up on his offer. They end up at an outdoor party where Romain makes a very public declaration, that she is his girlfriend “now.”
The viral success of his single ‘Cucumber’ prompted a mash-up remix with Drake’s “Passion Fruit” and a repost by model Naomi Campbell and actress/ recent AMA host Tracee Ellis Ross which elicited a comment Beyonce’s mom, Tina Knowles. The first single off his latest album, “Health is Wealth”, ‘Cucumber’ is a Health Eating Anthem that has the rhythm and the melody to make any health conscious person excited about music that reflects their life style.
Reggae crooner Christopher Martin’s first single ‘Magic’ off his debut album “Big Deal” is a 6-minute mini film showcasing Martin as the narrator of a spellbinding triad ending in an unexpected twist. Directed by Ruption Design ‘RD’ Studios, the video embodies the sultry aura of the self-produced ballad.
Directed by Terminal 4 Media, the video for “Block the Road” is the stunning new visual for the Afro-beats infused song. Filmed in Jamaica, the video follows Fay-Ann Lyons as she gets lost in what is portrayed to be Ghana, Stone Bwoy’s native country. In the midst of her conquest in looking for him, she stumbles upon fans who encourage her to perform. The video then showcases her crew of fierce dancers who wine and dance embodying the lyrics, “Mash up the place, when you move your waist….them gal they block the whole road, when they wine.”
The smooth, mid-tempo track ‘Love Like Ours’ by Estelle featuring Tarrus Riley is an exclusive on the Reggae Gold 2017 compilation album. Directed by Denzel Williams, the visual portrays a love story narrated by Estelle and Tarrus Riley with stunning outdoor shots of lush greenery. The actors, Gabbi Neal and Guy Peel Jr. play a young couple deeply in love, further emphasizing the songs love filled lyrics that embody the pride and joy of being in a relationship, making it a celebratory anthem for lovers everywhere.
Powerhouse Shenseea embodies all the best of black femmes—bold, sexy, self-assured, and successful. Since the release of “Loodi” with Vybz Kartel, it has amassed over 11 million views, a dramatic spike from its initial numbers.