Archive for Feb
Saturday March 6th, 2010
‘DR. JAY’s RETURN FETE’
@ KOOL HAUS ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX
(132 Queens Quay E. Downtown Toronto)
~ KES THE BAND
~ SHAL MARSHALL
~ JW & BLAZE (performing the 2010 T&T Road March “PALANCE”)
~ Dr. Jay de Soca Prince
~ Jester (X-Caliber Entourage)
~ E Man
~ Dirty Dez
JW & Blaze had quite a Carnival. It’s unanimous – ‘PALANCE’ won Trinidad Carnival 2010 Soca Monarch & Road March for the 1st time and set records in the process. The win by the duo not only marks the most times a song has ever been played over Carnival, but also goes down in history for winning by the largest margin ever (377). ‘PALANCE’ was played a record 417 times at the judging point over Carnival Monday and Tuesday, with Fay-Ann Lyon’s ‘TRUE LIES’ in a distant second with just 40 plays.
2010 Roadmarch Results
Rank . Artist . Song Title . Times Played
1. JW & Blaze – Palance (417)
2. Fay-Ann Lyons – True Lies (40)
3. Machel Montano – No Behaviour (11)
bMobile Blackberry In’tl ‘POWER’ Soca Monarch Results
1. JW & Blaze – Palance (81 points)
2. Fay-Ann Lyons – True Lies (64 points)
3. Shal Marshall & Screws – Police (60 points)
4. Tallpree – Wicked Jab (56 points)
I would not believe it if I didn’t see it. Last night Beyonce was in concert in Trinidad with opening act Machel Montano. My good friend, Hypa Hoppa (Radioactive/Red 96.7fm), attended the concert and guess what Beyonce did? PALANCE!!!!!
When I did this video it was originally supposed to be Toronto, Montreal & Calgary – but I got so caught up rockin’ the parties that Calgary footage never got shot. Big shouts to Nuvo Night Club, Street Teamz Promo (both in Montreal) and Opus on 8th (Calgary) for having myself & Kid Kut in there city. Enjoy.
Shouts to The Hundreds
Better late than never… Here’s the footage of my appearance on OTA LIve with 1LoveTO, ToFlo as guests on OTA’s year in review show. We touched on topics like social media, Toronto artists & producers (who to look for and who created a buzz in 2009). Check the clips.
Here’s a clip of our convo on blogs & social media outlets having an impact on the Toronto music community. Shouts to Brock for his “passion” [lol].
Here’s our look at Tdot artists who made noise in 2009 and who to look out for in 2010.
Courtesy of CityOnMyBack
Mr. Heart & Soul returns with this soul/club smash. The 1st time I heard this record I told my partner in crime, Kid Kut, to put this out and finally after tweeking & mastering it’s here. Ray Robinson is one of Toronto’s finest talents and I’m looking forward to hearing more. His debut album, What It Is, is still one of my favourite albums. Now it’s time for the world to know the name – Ray Robinson.
Ray Robinson – Just For Tha Nite. Download here