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Rampage Returns to Notting Hill Carnival to help Celebrate its 50th anniversary

Rampage Returns to Notting Hill Carnival

This year is the 50th anniversary of London’s Notting Hill Carnival and Rampage are pleased to announce their return! After 1 year away, Rampage, the largest static sound system at Notting Hill Carnival with over 15,000 people at any one time, will return to celebrate caribbean culture, tradition and influence in the UK at Europe’s largest carnival, one of the …

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New Music: Machel Montano – “Remedy”

Trinidad and Tobago are preparing for Carnival 2015 and to kick things off the King of Soca Machel Montano gives us his his first official release “Remedy”. The six-time reigning Soca Monarch progresses closer and closer to this musical goal. Produced by the Trinidad-based Precision Productions, “Remedy” boasts thumping drums and continual chants that is reminiscence of his 2013 “Possesed” …

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Notting Hill Carnival – “NOT LIKE IT USED TO BE”

Over its fifty year history, the Notting Hill Carnival has evolved and shifted to continually serve London’s ever-changing black presence, Lloyd Bradley looks at why. Every year around this time, when people start looking forward to Carnival, questions get asked as regards its relevance over a dozen years into the 21st Century. Or, more specifically, of its relevance as a …

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New Video: Machel Montano – “Ministry Of Road”

Machel Montano

NEW RELEASE: Machel Montano drops his Official Road March Video.. Well its Carnival in Trinidad & Tobago and Machel Montano has dropped the official video for the track “Ministry of Road”. This Eastern Caribbean island plays Host to one of the biggest Carnival celebrations, from March 3rd on Jouvert morning, and will continue with a Parade of the Bands on …

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New Music – Machel Montano – “Ministry Of Road”

Ministry Of Road - Machel Montano

With Trinidad’s Carnival fast approaching it is an explosion of colour, revelry, creativity and music! Machel Montano has definitely ensured that “Ministry Of Road” is just that. Written by Jelani “Pops” Shaw, Machel Montano, Nikholai Greene & Kasey Phillips “Ministry Of Road” is definitely a crowd pleaser…. Check out the track below and let us know what you think? Are …

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