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Reggae crooner Ras Penco raises the bar this holiday season with the launch of his second single, its accompanying video, and takes off for Europe.
"Be By My Side" is the follow-up to his massive hit "Thousand Miles," and the Uprize Music artist recently journeyed to Hollywood to film the romantic video. "It was a great experience being on the yacht out in the ocean," discloses Penco, on the Los Angeles movie-like scenario. "We were looking for a special feel and we came to Hollywood to get the appropriate look to fit the vibe of the song."
"Be By My Side" was produced by Uprize Music and is currently enjoying great rotation in the Caribbean, especially in Jamaica, where it enters the top ten on the FIWI Reggae Singles Chart and comes in at #25 on the Jamaica Weekly Countdown this week (Nov. 30, 2009). "I'm getting a good response so far in the dancehall and on radio, and the TV stations just started playing the video," the artist states enthusiastically.
The single was co-written by Penco, who says it came "naturally" because he wanted to return with an appropriate follow-up to the "Thousand Miles" story. "I was looking for something along the same storyline to give the fans," he says. "It's a continuation of the same story."
A busy holiday season is on the horizon for Penco. Following his European tour, local fans will see him perform at this year's Island Explosion and West Kingston Jamboree. Negotiations are also underway for him to perform at the highly anticipated Sting in Portmore, Jamaica.
"I'm working hard in the studio right now so everyone can expect my new album," reveals Penco. "After this third single, my main focus will be on putting together material and working on my craft. I also have a new band, so I'm rehearsing with the band right now and we'll be launching it in December."
With two consecutive hit singles and videos in rotation and a third single in the works, Ras Penco continues his reign as the new face of the conscious genre. Stay updated with artist news and tour information on Ras Penco by logging on to www.myspace.com/raspenco
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RICK ROSS LAUNCHES DANCEHALL ARTIST IN JAMAICA
NEW YORK, NY (RHONA FOX, INC.) - Maybach Music Group founder and rap star Rick Ross has touched down in Kingston, Jamaica to launch his artist Magazeen to the dancehall community. Jamaican-born Magazeen is the only dancehall act signed to the Miami-based label, Maybach Music Group (MMG), which has a joint venture through Def Jam - a syngery Magazeen is looking to capitalize on with his fusion of dancehall, hip-hop, R&B and pop sounds and thus international appeal.
His versatile musical style can be sampled on Ross' single "Yatch Club," on his current album, Deeper Than Rap. "I'm coming like a loaded clip with my music," discloses Magazeen, on his launch in Jamaica - the motherland of reggae and dancehall music.
While in Jamaica, Magazeen and Ross will be shooting not one but three videos, as they aim to capture the reality of Jamaica on screen, as lyrically depicted in their songs. The videos are for new singles "Psalms 27," "Seven Eleven" and "Real Jamaicans." Both Ross and Magazeen will also perform on Saturday, August 22 at dancehall king Beenie Man's annual birthday bash, Summer Sizzle.
"I'm here to show Jamaica new Maybach Music star Magazeen and what he can do," states Ross. "And we're going to take advantage of being here to get the real Jamaican flavor for our videos to show the world."
"I'm happy to be coming home to Jamaica," reveals Magazeen, who currently resides in Miami. "I love my people and it's great to be back to experience the vibes as I'm working on taking our music to the international level and to all corners of the globe."
To learn more about this eclectic artist, log on to www.myspace.com/magazeenmusic.
JAMAICA MEDIA ALERT
Rick Ross and Magazeen will be in Kingston from Friday, August 21 to Sunday, August 23. To schedule your interviews, please contact us immediately: