fbpx
01
May

Junior Reid

Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Delroy ‘Junior’ Reid originally came into prominence around 1984 as part of theWaterhouse crew, and quickly gained fame in Jamaica and dancehalls abroad from such hits as “Original Foreign Mind”, “Reggae Gone Cross the Border” and his take on Michael Jackson’s “Human Nature”. in 1990 he scored a hit with the song "One Blood" which would go on to be…

01 May 2018
0
01
May

Joan Webley

Joan is driven by a belief that a concerted focus on developing local creative industries will correct the societal and economic problems plaguing Jamaica. This belief (held some 13 years now) led her to pursue tertiary studies in Australia where the unique course combination of an LLB and Bachelor of Business (Music Industry specialisation) was offered. She completed both degrees and was awarded with…

01 May 2018
0
01
May

Michael "Mikey" Bennett

Mickey Bennett is considered one of the top songwriters in contemporary Jamaican music. A former member of the Home T Band, Bennett is best known for such commercial hits as "Mek the Christmas Ketch You In A Good Mood", "House Call", "Mr. Loverman" both featuring Shabba Ranks, "Telephone Love", "Can You", and "If You Want Me". He has also produced projects by such well…

01 May 2018
0
01
May

Michael Skolnik

Michael Skolnik Michael Skolnik (born August 15, 1978) is a 21st-century American civil rights activist, writer, motivational speaker, social media strategist and entrepreneur. He is currently serving as the Political Director to hip-hop pioneer Russell Simmons and President of GlobalGrind.com,[1] founded by Simmons in 2007. As Political Director, Michael oversees Simmons’ entire social justice and political activities, including relationships with elected officials. In his…

01 May 2018
0
01
May

Karen Marie Mason

Karen Marie Mason has worn man hats in the entertainment industry: Artist Manager; promoter; radio show host. In addition she has served as former director of Marketing at Sony Music and later head of Black music marketing at East/West Elektra. She has worked with such entertainment companies such as NFL Films, MTV and BET.

01 May 2018
0
01
May

Ibo Cooper

Michael Ibo Cooper holds the distinction of being a veteran member of two world renown reggae bands, Inner Circle and Third World. Ibo Cooper is from a family of educators and has committed his life to teaching the next generation of Jamaica’s independent music professionals. Ibo Cooper is currently a founding member and the chair of the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA). Ibo Cooper…

01 May 2018
0