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Fri, 17th Jul 2009

New Single from Ras Penco - Most High

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REGGAE ARTIST RAS PENCO

READY FOR SUMFEST, RELEASES NEW SINGLE

                                        RasPenco

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NEW YORK, NY (RHONA FOX, INC.) -  Reggae sensation Ras Penco is making the rounds on local and international airwaves, as his hit single "Thousand Miles" has been garnering airplay on radio and television throughout the Caribbean and North America. The single went to #1 in Jamaica in April, is currently #2 in the Cayman Islands, and the video has been in regular rotation on BETJ and VH1 Soul ever since.

Now as the summer concert circuit heats up, Penco will be taking centerstage at Reggae Sumfest in Montego Bay, Jamaica on Friday, July 24. Billed as "International Night," Penco will be sharing the stage with the likes of Ne-Yo, Keri Hilson and Jazmine Sullivan. Sumfest is touted as the best reggae show on Earth and Penco is one of the few reggae artists that will be bringing its authentic sounds to the thousands of international tourists who journey to Sumfest each year.

"It's a great accomplishment for me to be performing for the first time at Reggae Sumfest," states Penco. "Sharing the stage with Ne-Yo on 'International Night' and representing reggae music on that line-up and that stage is a big step for me."

Back with his new single "Most High," Penco composes a more cultural theme than the romantic "Thousand Miles," in a timeless conscious tune that laments the guidance and protection offered by the Rastafari faith. The single is already climbing the charts and finding fans in reggae aficionados everywhere. "It's a prayer for me now to further my career and for Jah to guide me along my journey," reveals Penco. "It's doing well in Jamaica, as well as the U.K. and Canada and I'm looking forward to performing for my fans there soon."

With two consecutive hit singles, Ras Penco is tapped to be the future of reggae music and someone reggae fans can count on to deliver solid songs that define the
soulful genre. Stay updated with artist news and tour information by logging on to www.myspace.com/raspenco.
Sat, 11th Jul 2009

TEFLON freed of all charges!!!

Popular dancehall entertainer Shaniel Watson, aka Teflon, was freed of charges of illegal possession of firearm and ammunition when he appeared in the Port Maria Circuit Court yesterday. High court judge Bertram Morris dismissed all charges against the accused, citing several discrepancies in the evidence against him. During his summation, Judge Bertram Morris said that "the practice of tampering with evidence is such a sore point" and added he had no choice but to give the benefit of the doubt to the entertainer. He warned the accused to be careful in the future.

Allegations against Watson are that on August 28, 2008, a team of police from Area Two headquarters went to his studio in an area known as 'Yard A Love' near Oracabessa, St Mary. It was further alleged that the entertainer was spotted with a black strap bag over his shoulder when he was accosted and searched. During the search, a .45 pistol loaded with seven rounds along with an iPod and camera was taken from the bag. Watson was later arrested and charged.

Source : Jamaica Star (Jul. 11, 2009)

Writer: Nedburn Thaffe (Staff Writer)
www.jamaicastar.com

Mon, 1st Jun 2009

New Release from Bescenta - Too Much Killing


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BESCENTA - TOO MUCH KILLING

Fri, 1st May 2009

JOVI ROCKWELL & RAS PENCO TEAM UP FOR NEW HIT



NEW YORK, NY (RHONA FOX, INC.) - Labelmates Jovi Rockwell and Ras Penco team up for a collaboration that is a sure hit for both entertainers. The Uprize Music artists bring together Rockwell's pop/rock flavors and Penco's reggae riffs on "I Am For You," a fusion that will find fans in both the pop and reggae worlds.

Rockwell has been busy working on productions for her upcoming debut album on Epic Records. She's also been steadfast promoting her brand and doing interviews, most recently with Vibe.

Penco has seen his own recent success, topping the reggae chart in Jamaica last week with the #1 hit "Thousand Miles," (Jamaica Weekly Countdown). The video for the single is currently making it rounds on video countdowns as fans get familiar with the rising reggae star. Penco fans can catch him in action at the upcoming BEST OF THE BEST concert on May 24 in Miami, where he joins the cast as one of the only two reggae artists on the bill.

Learn more about each artist and tune in to their upcoming tour dates and new singles by logging on to their artist profiles at www.myspace.com/jovirockwell and www.myspace.com/raspenco.

Mon, 27th Apr 2009

Prince Pankhi

Say what you want to say about him but Prince Pankhi really loves his Caribbean women. He blew up last year with the single, My Jamaica girl, which peaked at #4 on the CVM Hitlist chart and in the top ten on the Jamaica Music Countdown chart. Now, he is expounding on the virtues of Caribbean women with his latest single, Caribbean Girl.

'Women from the Caribbean are some of the most beautiful girls on the planet, so I just wanted to express that in song," Pankhi said. The versatile Pankhi also dabbles a little in dancehall as his single Earthquake Shook a Shook is also making waves in the music world, and another single, Free and Single, is also gaining popularity.

"I try to remain versatile by challenging myself, I can deejay on any beat because music a music, My Jamaican Girl is the single that make the world know about me because it got good promotion to reach the furthest, but I will always endeavour to make good music to educate and entertain the masses," he said. It is the kind of single that people fall in love with every now and then, a wonderfully-produced traditional love song with an island feel, it is a song carved in reggae oak: solid and powerful. The song has been blowing up on the radio since its release and the video has been a fixture on most video stations across the island.

"Yea, everywhere yu go, yu hear the song, it kinda overwhelming and gratifying at the same time. People love the vibes, dem love the video, and we get some good airplay on it, GT Taylor, Richie B, Amber, Gary G ah play it, so mi give thanks," he said. Based in the US, Prince Pankhi has been coming to Jamaica regularly in the last few months to focus more on getting his music promoted in the island. Born in Westmoreland, he grew up in Papine before migrating to the US several years ago. Ever since he inked a deal with Otis Riddim Records, Prince Pankhi's career has taken off like a Roman rocket and he has gained more fans in Jamaica and overseas.

"Jamaica is always mi yard so mi travel back and forth but it is always good to come back and get a groundation," he said.

He has done several shows in clubs and entertainment spots in Virginia, North and South Carolina, New York. He also opened for Capleton during a 35 state US tour a few years ago, and has done several dates in Europe, including a two-and-a-half week trek through France, Germany, Italy and Spain with Capleton a few years ago.

"I just try to keep it positive and be creative enough so that people can know about rastafari even while I try to educate and uplift the people. The world is in a dark place right now, especially Jamaica with the high crime, the child abuse, the gangs and other criminal activity, I and I just want to use good music and keep the yutes dem positive," Pankhi said.

Pankhi's followup song, Waiting Fans on the Otis Riddim Records/I Entourage label is also getting favourable airplay and video was shot by popular director Archie Caparchie.

The versatile Pankhi also dabbles a little in dancehall as his single Earthquake Shook a Shook is also making waves in the music world, and another single, Free and Single, is also gaining popularity.

"I try to remain versatile by challenging myself, I can deejay on any beat because music a music, My Jamaican Girl is the single that make the world know about me because it got good promotion to reach the furthest, but I will always endeavour to make good music to educate and entertain the masses," he said.

Written by Claude Mills

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