Give thanks for the life, works, and music..... Come celebrate with CultchaSound @ FLASH (645 Florida Avenue, NW DC) Tonight 9pm to close....FREE One Love Massive & CultchaSound Present: Massive Marley Mix by OneLoveMassive
Dancehall recording artiste Vybz Kartel seems to be one step closer to being a free man. Today, supreme court Judge Bryan Sykes has turned down the application to accept two witnesses statements at the murder trial of dancehall artist Vybz Kartel.
The idea to dedicate a day in recognition of Jamaica's reggae music was conceptualised by music administrator, Andrea Davis, following a speech by Winnie Mandela, ex-wife of former South African President Nelson Mandela, while the two were on a visit to Jamaica in the aftermath of Nelson's release from prison in 1993. During a speech from that visit, the mother of South Africa pointed to the inspiration reggae music gave to the people of South Africa in their fight against apartheid.
Davis, a member of Jamaica Arts Holdings and Toots and the Maytals management, was no doubt inspired by Winnie Mandela's speech, and saw a vision of reggae's impact spreading internationally, through the dedication of a day to the music. Read More...
I-Grade Records has just released a class production called the Songbird riddim. The roster for the release is heavy with rootical talents, with artists spanning the USVI (Midnite, Pressure Buss Pipe) as well as Jamaica (Glen Washington, Lutan Fyah), along with NY-via-Guyana’s Jahdan Blakkamoore.
The ‘Gaza’ deejay was billed to perform at Guarracarra Park in southern Trinidad Saturday night. However, the show was reportedly called off around 2 a.m. Sunday morning due to a paltry turnout as the venue was nearly empty for the entire night. Read More...
Friday April 19th, CultchaSound will be juggling and celebrating our good friend - Reuben Vibes of Lion Vibes Sound, earthstrong. Come out and support the thing. Music by: Lion Vibes, Spyda the DJ, Sonic 71, Solgie One, Selassie I and CultchaSound. Info here....
In come the ting called.....NEW CHUNE.
Greetings Massive! Our New 2012 Mix CD is here - Fill Your Cup is available for digital download (Free...of course) by clicking the album cover below. Please pass along. (Click Album cover for download - 320kbps)