With the recent release of his single "Beautiful", recording artist Konshens recently defied stereotypical male view points by addressing the issue of conventional standard of beauty that plague women of all ages, races and creeds.
From magazines to videos, to the increasing "Social media models" that constantly set an unrealistic and mentally unhealthy beauty blue print, society profits from self doubts, and liking yourself is a rebellious act. Aware that himself as an artist plays a part on the equation by the beautiful ladies displayed in his videos, Konshens awareness as a devoted father to 2 young impressionable children, and to his fans takes heed of the weight of his words, and for this, the reggae and dancehall star put pen to paper to deliver inspirational words.
A 21st Hapilos Production, "Beautiful" is a reminder that beauty is indeed in the eye of the beholder and starts from the inside. ”Not because you’re not an IG model, and your snaps dem not on fleek, nuh make dem make you feel you small up and make it seem like you’re incomplete, change what you want to change up, dress how you want and put on your make up, as long as a dat ya want, not just what everybody want girl…’
Contrary to some feedback from naysayers, the songs isn’t against plastic surgery, or embellishments, weaves or makeup, on the contrary, the ode is for empowerment. Konshens recently explained “Beautiful is a song for every woman to be reminded beauty starts from the inside, not defined by the opinion of strangers or social media.”
Distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital, "Beautiful" is available on all major digital outlets like iTunes.
Following the favorable outcome from his "Black and White" Vybz Kartel album, eminent music producer and radio disc jock ZJ Liquid has released the long anticipated "Can’t Believe" single which is a collaboration among Kranium, TY Dolla Sign and Wizkid.
“My production partner Jam Two composed a rhythm for my label (H2O Records) a while back and just recently, we decided to produce it. I told him I envisioned Kranium on the rhythm and as soon as I sent it to Kranium, he delivered a hit" Said ZJ Liquid.
After completing the track, Kranium had a vision of his own and introduced the single to TY Dolla Sign and Wizkid. "The collaboration came about when Kranium decided that TY Dolla Sign and Wizkid would compliment the single as well. He put the collaboration in place and we produced another masterpiece" He shared.
“The crowd waited patiently for this single and since it’s release, it has been taking over the airwaves especially on the international scene. We are grateful for the undying support from the listeners” He continued. The single was released on Friday May 19, 2017 and is available on all major digital outlets through Atlantic Records.
"This project is a major one and fans can definitely look out for a video in coming months. Kranium has been active on the international scene since the inception of his career and it gives me a sense of joy to have been able to work with him on this track" Shared ZJ Liquid.
H2O Records has proven to be one of the most illustrious production companies over the years and remains a force to be reckoned with, producing hits after hits.
(Sonique Solutions) – Regional event and entertainment outfit Caesar’s Army delivered a rejuvenated experience for patrons at the recent 2017 edition of the famed annual UWI Fete.
The event company responsible for popular party brands such as A.M. Bush, Mai Tai and Bacchanal Road breathed new life into this beloved all-inclusive affair that has become a staple of the fete season and a mainstay in the T&T event calendar.
After an exciting and highly anticipated Billboard worldwide premiere of their hit single ‘Reggae Night’, the Grammy winning Royal Family of Reggae is embarking on a world tour to the delight of fans near and far!
Renowned for their riveting live performances, the siblings are looking forward to not only engage fans and music lovers to beloved classics but also to new music from their upcoming Spring 2017 album such as "Selah", and "Reggae Night". Unfortunately, the family’s beloved sister Una Morgan, will not attend the April 13th, Uganda show per medical order. As previously announced last year, the accomplished daughter of veteran Reggae crooner Denroy Morgan was hospitalized due to health issues but has since then been on the healthy road to recovery.
Excited about the new album, and on a strong journey to renewed health, Una is humbled by the outpouring of love and support from both the media and fans alike. As the motherland holds a special place in her heart, Una wanted to deliver a message to her Ugandan fans. "Uganda, I just wanted you all to hear from me personally, I just came back from my check up at the doctor and I was informed that I can not fly over a certain amount of hours. So I wanted to take the time to tell you that I will not be able to make it due to the distance and travel hours, but I look forward to seeing you all in the near future. Though i will not be there physically, i will be there in spirit and my brothers are going to represent and give you one of the best shows that you have ever seen. Thank you for your love and support in this time of healing for me. I will see you soon, Love you!"
With a career spanning 20+ years, a Deluxe Edition release of 2016’s GRAMMY Award winning Strictly Roots, a world tour, and now their second single off their upcoming album, Morgan Heritage aims to build an even greater legacy in 2017.
PRISM MARKETING CONSULTANTS || FEBRUARY 7, 2017 || Riding high with the single ‘Try Harder’ burgeoning Reggae singer Jae Prynse touted as one to watch for 2017 by various industry players including Bounty Killer, Tarrus Riley and award winning journalist/broadcaster Winford Williams has teamed up with the Spanish Town Adult Correctional Centre, lending his support to their rehabilitation program.
No stranger to the perils of the inner city after losing several family members of gang violence, the young singer hailing from the Spanglers community in Downtown Kingston said he was very happy to oblige when the invitation was extended to him.
Aside from the obvious entertainment value the programme also aims to assist in the re-integration of convicted persons into society through mentoring with its main objective, to counter habitual offending, also known as criminal l recidivism.
Following a well received performance interspersed with motivational speeches, Jae Prynse thanked the inmates and officials for the opportunity,
“The experience was very moving and served as an eye-opener for those in society who share the view that the penal institution is a place of solace. Admittedly I must say I am fairly pleased to see that many of the inmates are still in high spirits despite their insurmountable challenges. ”
Prynse is currently promoting the official video for ‘Try Harder’ as he gears up to release his follow-up single ‘Faker To A Friend’. Over the weekend the singer delivered a spirited set at the Redemption Live concert held in Half-Way-Tree. He recently got a career boost after his song was added to the rotation on BBC 1Xtra in Britain and Irie Jam Radio in New York City simultaneously.
PRISM MARKETING CONSULTANTS || FEBRUARY 6, 2017 || While receiving a surfeit of birthday wishes from fans and industry peers across the globe, Reggae stalwart Bugle also got the best gift in the form of a surprise announcement after his sophomore album ‘Be Yourself’released on January 30th (his birthday) debuted at No.3 on the Swedish iTunes Top 200 albums chart.
Prior to its release Bugle was quoted in a recent interview saying the project is his best work yet and hope fans will share his view; well it appears the fans have concurred. The fifteen track compilation executively produced by his An9ted Entertainment imprint is doing very well on the European circuit, a trend the Rastafarian crooner hopes will transcend into other markets across the globe.
A seemingly elated Bugle said he is very pleased with the announcement,
“As an artiste I want the best for everything I do, however I try not to put expectations on my work because sometimes that allows us to become overreaching in our efforts and when things don’t materialize how we envision then we are disappointed. So for me I just do the work and leave the rest to the fans. Admittedly, I will say I am very humbled and at the same time pleased to hear the album has made such an impact in its first few days which also goes to show that people will always appreciate good music amidst all the controversy happening presently.”
Currently available on iTunes and all major digital platforms Bugle continues to aggressively campaign with the album. Last week he premiered the official video for ‘Ganja” the first single from the project featuring Shaggy. The visuals can be viewed via his official Vevo account at ‘BUGLEAN9TEDVEVO’
Meanwhile, after intense performances at ‘Dub Love’ held at Redbones Blues Cafe and UWI Integration Thursdays the ‘Rasta Party’ singer is slated to depart the island this week for a Valentine’s concert in West Devonshire, Phoenix, Arizona where he’s billed as the sole headliner for the Saturday, February 11th showcase.