SOCA STAR FARMER NAPPY
RELEASES NEW ALBUM,
BIG PEOPLE PARTY
Physical & Digital Album Debuts Worldwide
on February 25, 2014, with Pre-Order Available Now,
from FOX FUSE
Trinidadian soca star KES introduces us to some of his favorite fun behaviors occurring during Trinidad’s Carnival season on his new single, aptly titled “Bad Habits,” released by all major digital retailers worldwide on January 13, 2014 from FOX FUSE. Making a solo appearance sans his band, KES teams up with producer Klase Gonzales and songwriter Kernal Roberts for the tantalizing lyrics on this new gem from 1st Klase Records.
Alongside KES The Band, Kees Dieffenthaller is a staple in the soca scene and has been touring worldwide, thrilling fans with their fantastic brand of Caribbean music and drawing international audiences into their island pop sound during recent years. This groovy soca release is a return to home and the essence of KES‘ sound, and is bound to encourage some bad habits from revelers at the upcoming Carnival celebrations in and out of Trinidad. Read more…
Dancehall star Stein delivers two sexy tunes for the dance halls with “Pull Up Wine” and “Bad So” featuring Nae Nae, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on November 18, from FOX FUSE. “Pull Up Wine” was produced by Supa Blunt and Charlie Pro created “Bad So,” both for Stein’s own label, New Planet Records.
The singles are available in clean and explicit versions, as Stein continues his trend of making his music available for all formats and audiences. Stein will be performing his slew of recent hits at this year’s undertaking of Sting, taking place on December 26 in Jamaica.
Trinidadian urban-pop trio RegulaZ brings to life their poignant new single “Fast Life,” available worldwide from all major digital retailers on November 18, from FOX FUSE. The hip-hop offering mixes R&B and rap for a solid showing and was produced by 1st Klase Records.
This eclectic collective consists of singers/songwriters Jason “Duc J” Dick, Kerdell “Nessy” Phillips and Ishmael “Sween” Haynes, who all hail from the northern town of Morvant in the Saint George region of Trinidad and Tobago. Their sound can be described as a unique blend of hip-hop and pop music. RegulaZ is currently working on their first album, under the direction and mentorship of hit producer Klase Gonzales of 1st Klase Records.
1st Klase Records scores again with the Fun Time Riddim, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on November 19, from FOX FUSE. Trinidadian hit-maker Klase Gonzales connects two of the top voices in the Caribbean as he creates a collaboration between Jamaican dancehall king Beenie Man and Trini super-group KES for the lead single, “Too Drunk To Wine.”
Boasting merely two singles, the other being Lein Styles with his tune “Must Come Back,” and the instrumental version, the Fun Time Riddim delivers on the promise of keeping things short and sweet, as you will have a fun time indeed with this aptly named riddim from 1st Klase Records.
1. KES Feat. Beenie Man – Too Drunk To Wine
2. Lein Styles – Must Come Back
3. 1st Klase Records – Fun Time Riddim (Instrumental)
1st Klase Records presents the Doo Doot Riddim, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on November 19, 2013, from FOX FUSE.The groovy, eclectic soca compilation is the latest release from Trinidad-based 1st Klase Records, for which FOX FUSE serves as its exclusive worldwide digital distributor.
The Doo Doot Riddim features soca superstar Machel Montano, power sensation Swappi and soca artist Duce Man, in addition to the instrumental version. This is just the latest in a string of hit releases from producer Klase Gonzales, who sits at the helm of 1st Klase Records and also plays an integral part in breaking new artists into the music industry.
1. Swappi – Blow My Flute
2. Machel Montano – Different Wine
3. Duce Man – Grind Up On Meh
4. 1st Klase Records – Doo Doot Riddim (Instrumental)
Jamaican reggae artist Uhan “Bucky Ital” Pearson debuts his new album Do A Ting Fi Di Poor, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on December 10, 2013 (pre-order available on November 26), from FOX FUSE. Known for fusing reggae, dancehall, R&B and even Country music together to create his signature sound, Bucky Ital lives up to his legacy with this 11-track album.
Presenting eight singles and three skits, producer Isaac Faith, of Youth Black Faith Records, is at the helm of “Sufferation,” “Gunz Dem a Walk Wid (ft. Isaac Faith),” “Out Deh,” “Heritage,” and title track, “Do A Ting Fi Di Poor.” “Too Bad” was produced by Dwayne Rose, also of Youth Black Faith Records while “Money Fi Go” was produced by Ramon Green and Ronald Cash, and “You Lie” was produced by Chinna B.
Bucky Ital was born in Westmoreland, Jamaica and migrated to Brooklyn, New York as a teenager. He has been honing his musical skills ever since, having started out performing in his high school cafeteria for classmates. Now, his music plays on the world stage.
Do A Ting Fi Di Poor exposes Bucky Ital’s personal will and sentiments as he continues to address the plight of those in need, and brings important social issues to the masses through his gift of music. Backed by solid, upbeat productions, this feel-good studio offering from a talented voice of the genre is a must-have for reggae lovers everywhere.
3. Money Fi Go
4. Gunz Dem a Walk Wid Feat. Isaac Faith
5. Interlude (Skit)
6. You Lie
7. Too Bad
8. Do a Ting Fi Di Poor
9. Out Deh
SOCA GOLD 2013 TURNS UP THE HEAT THIS SEASON WITH ITS AWARD-WINNING CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL ANTHEMS OUT NEXT WEEK (MAY 21) ON VP RECORDS
For almost two decades, VP Records has been bringing the annual Soca Gold series to the masses. The top-selling compilation has been the ultimate carnival soundtrack from Caribbean islands. On May 21, Soca Gold 2013 will unleash the genre’s freshest party anthems including one of Trinidad & Tobago’s biggest tunes of the year with Bunji Garlin’s “Differentology,” plus 2013 Soca Monarch and Road March winner Super Blue’s “Fantastic Friday,” Groovy Soca Monarch 2013 runner-up Iwer George’s “Bubble” and a scorcher from one most sought-after soca acts, with KES’ “Thief A Wine.”
Soca Gold 2013 also contains a DVD filled with electrifying live performances from this year’s Trinidad & Tobago Carnival, steamy soca music videos and exclusive behind-the-scenes footage with the album cover model Jennifer Skye.
Check out a clip from the Soca Gold 2013 photo shoot with the cover model: Read more…
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