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Celine Dion rocks Jamaica Jazz & Blues Festival [Video]

Now, I’m not even sure if Celine Dion matches our mantra over here at SoulCulture, but I had to post this monumental occasion. Let me give a break down of how Celine Dion connects to the reggae specialist of SoulCulture; Celine Dion is worshipped in Jamaica. Read more

Shola Ama - Puppy Love

R&B singer Shola Ama was one of few women of colour representing on the UK charts in the nineties, alongside Des’ree, Gabrielle, Eternal, Jamelia and Shaznay from All Saints (all I recall at this moment). The north-west Londoner burst onto the scene with her top five charting cover of Randy Crawford‘s “You Might Need Somebody,” her 4x platinum-selling debut album Much Love, plus several other successful singles – namely garage anthem “Imagine” and featuring on UK dancehall artist Glamma Kid‘s “Taboo”. Read more

Sean Paul f/ Kelly Rowland – “How Deep Is Your Love?” | New Music

We posted what now appears to have been a demo version with Ester Dean in place of Kelly Rowland. Wasn’t too hot on it before, grown on me a tad. Quite a sensual slow jam, from Sean’s latest album Tomahawk Technique, which is out on February 14th. Read more

Sean Paul – “Hold On” | New Music

A new leak from Sean Paul‘s forthcoming coming LP Tomahawk Technique. “Hold On” is one of the tracks he described as one of the deeper songs on the album in our recent interview. Following the same production theme of dancehall drums with mainstream pop melodies, the song is an anthem inspired by the Jamaican national team heading to the 2012 Olympics and also the victims of natural disasters such as those in Haiti. Read more

Jamaica Party Tour feat. Mala, Shy FX, Coki, The Bug, Flowdan, RoxXxan, LadyLeshurr +more | UK Events

Jamaica Party is a celebration of Jamaica’s 50th year of independence and the influence Jamaica has had on the UK’s music scene. Since the 1950s, Jamaicans have brought the sound of their island directly to British dance floors. UK producers, DJs and musicians changed the sound of British music forever under the influence of Mento, Ska, Reggae and most recently the ever-changing Dancehall. Most brush it’s influence under the carpet, but real musical dons know. Read more


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