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NEW!! Music Video: Denyque ft. Ding Dong ‘What You Like’

by Natalie Monique

Eclectic Reggae-fused Jamaican artiste Denyque teams up with Reggae dancer, now turned deejay Ding Dong in a fun collaboration, ‘What You Like‘.

Denyque recently won the 2011 (Excellence In Music) EME Award for Best New Female artiste. The 23 year old
also trotted across the globe to perform, where she made her International debut in Kenya, receiving a great welcome. Denyque is known for songs such as here, popular, ‘Summer Love’ which has been doing great worldwide, ‘Driving Me Insane’ ft. Chino, ‘Not What Im Used To’ and ‘Hooked On Me’ and others.

The ‘What You Like‘ Music Video was directed by Road Block Films and the song produced by Washroom Entertainment.

Cute collab…check it out!!

NEW!! Reggae ambassador Richie Stephens to be honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

by Natalie Monique

Reggae singer Richard Stephenson aka. Richie Stephens will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Third Annual Linkage Awards on Sunday, March 11, Macedonia Center, Mount Vernon, New York.

Stephens has been taking Reggae Music across the globe for awhile and now, honing his craft; an artiste who takes the Music business very seriously which is evident through his quality delivery and global acceptance, which have both coincided in positivity for almost two decades now.

Popularly known as one of the most consistent, professional and multi-talented performers, recording artiste and musician, Stephens has become a household name both local in his island home Jamaica and abroad, enjoying success from both sides of the coin. He is known for his melodic tone, vibrant, charismatic style and uniquely crafted and thought-provoking lyrics in songs such as, worldwide chart topping ‘Live Your Life’ with Gentleman, ‘Warrior’, ‘Take Me Away’, ‘Winner’, ‘Maniac’ ft. Bounty Killer, ‘Pull Up’, ‘Weakness for Sweetness’and ‘Legacy’ ft. Cobra. Besides being a musical force, Stephens is also known as a huge Humanitarian, being involved in various charities throughout Jamaica.

He recently wrapped the successful European ‘Live Your Life’ tour with German Reggae musician Gentleman, which received amazing response, as well as delivered an astounding performance at the recently held 16th Annual Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival , headlined by R&B Queen Celine Dion, held in Trelawny, Jamaica. The Pot of Gold Recording label CEO also made appearances on the NBC Todays Show and boasts a Number 9 position on the Reggae Billboard Charts for his latest of 11 studio albums, ‘Reggae Evolution’.

Being honored with this coveted title is certainly a well deserved accolade for this well-loved, hard-working Reggae ambassador…CONGRATS MR STEPHENS…. Taking the Caribbean to the Worlddd!!

Soca King Machel gives wining demo in Court

by Natalie Monique

Laughter broke the silence in a Port-of-Spain courthouse, as Soca Monarch King Machel Montano wined twice for the judge. Having been accused in 2007, of assaulting Russell Polanais outside the nightclub, that same night, in his defense of not being guilty, he was demonstrating how Helen Ganga first forcibly gyrated on him.
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Machel explained his case in the witness box as per request as evidence, by giving a graphic, visual account of what started the altercation…Yes, a WINE!!

The case was adjourned until March 21st, where he leaves shortly after for a show in New York City, at Madison Square Gardens, on March 25th.

Just recently during Carnival, Machel won the coveted $2 million prize for winning the title of Soca Monarch 2011/King of Carnival. Sigh, Machel will be Machel…dat wine boi, is pure trouble yu nuh…

Wining always getting him in trouble, well, not always ‘bad’ trouble…has the ladies going crazy even off stageEmbarassed This is one time I would NOT mind getting jury duty, I tell you (lol)…but seriously ladies control yourselves, will ya? See full story