Toronto, Canada - On April 21st, Toronto was transformed into a soca mecca as Patrice Roberts’ I AM Woman concert took over Rebel Concert Venue. The live band, Band North, opened up the show to a performance with the Powerhouse Gospel Choir singing Roberts’ song "Bless This Party." As the night continued, DJ Steph Honey kept the crowd going as the Savage Society dancers brought the heat. Roberts also brought out some of her artist friends to perform, such as Skinny Fabulous, Olatunji, Imani Ray, and Tempa. She shared a romantic moment onstage as she performed the collaboration single "Toxic" with her fiance, soca artist Drue.
New York, New York –Full casting has been announced for the Banana Boat Productions and New Perspectives Theatre Company New York revival of Nigel D. Moffatt’s Caribbean drama Mamma Decemba, which will open at The New Perspectives Theatre Studio on Thursday May 4 for a limited run of eight performances.
Miami New Drama is proud to present the world premiere of "Create Dangerously," a groundbreaking play written and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, based on Edwidge Danticat's thought-provoking book of essays, Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work. The highly anticipated production will run from May 4, 2023, through May 28, 2023, at the historic Colony Theatre on Miami Beach.
New York, New York - Today, GRAMMY® winner, multiple Billboard chart-topping artist, and international reggae icon Buju Banton lights up a new single entitled “High Life” featuring Snoop Dogg—out now via Roc Nation Records/Gargamel Music/Def Jam Recordings. With its message of being above the clouds yet firmly grounded, “High Life” notably marks the first official collaboration between these two legendary trailblazers, tracing a direct line between Jamaica and the LBC for the first time.
Atlanta, GA – The Atlanta Caribbean Carnival produced by the Atlanta Caribbean Carnival Bandleaders Association (ACCBA) takes place May 26th - 29th . The famous Memorial Weekend festival recently received a huge dose of mainstream buzz upon the announcement that American Reality TV Star, Producer and Entrepreneur Martell Holt and Clarkston, GA Mayor Beverly Burks will join St. Lucia’s Motto as co-Grand Marshals of the 2023 festivities.
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad - Masterful and purpose driven, one of the Caribbean’s most conscious artistes, Luciano, says he has “so much” to share with the people. The artiste is preparing for his follow up performance at the upcoming Redemption concert in Trinidad, on May 6th. He had been featured at the event in 2022. “Trinidad is one of my favorite spots to perform in the Caribbean,” he said recently, noting that the energy, the vibes and the people at last year’s event, thrilled him.