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More Fire Radio Show #66 Sept 2nd 2015 On Badfellas Online With Crossfire From Unity Sound

More Fire Radio Show #66 Sept 2nd, 2015 from hosted by Crossfire of Unity Sound

w/ Crossfire from Unity Sound
8-10PM (Japan Time)
7-9AM (Eastern Standard, USA)

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JINGLES: More Fire Show with Crossfire from Unity Sound on Japan’s #1 Online Radio,

DUBS: Unity Sound with Crossfire, Bigga-C, Dready, Mi Lion, Supa Coop, Leyon: reppin Atlanta, Yokohama, Jamaica

1. Inner Circle ft Kabaka Pyramid – We the People (Single)
2. Sophia Squire – Mi Nuh Know (Liberty Hall Riddim / Gully Bank)
3. Hezron – Road Block (Liberty Hall Riddim / Gully Bank)
4. Doniki – World Leaders (Liberty Hall Riddim / Gully Bank)
5. Richie Loop – From Di Ghetto (Liberty Hall Riddim / Gully Bank)
6. RC – The Only Way is Working Hard (Liberty Hall Riddim / Gully Bank)
7. RSNY – Fighting For (Social Riddim / Royal Order Riddim)
8. Prestige – Jah Warrior (Social Riddim / Royal Order Riddim)
9. Keida – Mad World (Social Riddim / Royal Order Riddim)
10. Iba Mahr – Glory of the King (Social Riddim / Royal Order Riddim)
11. J Boog ft Sizzla – Standing Firm (Social Riddim / Royal Order Riddim)
12. Gappy Ranks – Story About Marvin (Social Riddim / Royal Order Riddim)
13. Teflon – Why Poor People (Rise Again Riddim)
14. Jr Daine & Deep Jahi – Rise Again (Rise Again Riddim)
15. Lindo P – Don’t Rush (Rise Again Riddim)
16. Jah Cure – Rasta (Single from VP Records “the Cure”)
17. Chuckie & Childplay ft Natel – Big Tune (Single)
18. Randy Valentine – Roots and Culture (Single from “Still Pushing” EP)
19. Jay Edge – Zero Problems (Single)
20. Million Stylez – Never You Worry (Single / Sniggy HCR)
21. Koro Fyah – Eyes Red (Single)
22. Keznamdi – Ganja Man (Single / Classic Man beat)
23. RSNY – 10 Bands Freestyle (Single)
24. RSNY – My Way Freestyle (Single)
25. RSNY – How Many Times Freestyle (Single)
26. Kappa – High (Single / Thinking Out Loud beat)
27. Khemistry – Ganja Cheerleader (Single / Cheerleader beat)
28. Omi – Cheerleader Remix Dubplate (Single / Cheerleader beat)
29. Kappa – Summer Time Dubplate (Single / Kheilstone)
30. Gappy Ranks – Jamaican Girls (Single)
31. Triga Finga ft Popcaan – Kick Out (Single / Gachapan)
32. Bounty Killer – Been Bad (Single)
33. Vybz Kartel – Stop Follow Mi (Single / ZJ Chrome)
34. Vybz Kartel – Sumn Sumn (Highland Riddim / Federation)
35. Kunley from Ward 21 – Worldwide Badboy (Highland Riddim / Federation)
36. Marcy Chin ft Kunley – Badda Dan Dem (Highland Riddim / Federation)
37. Frankie Sly – Like This (Highland Riddim / Federation)
38. Shawn Storm – Knock Knock (Highland Riddim / Federation)
39. Tifa – Body Nuh Done (Highland Riddim / Federation)
40. Gappy Ranks ft Bridgez – Favorite Girl (Single)
41. Vershon – Unofficial (Single)
42. Vershon – Tun It Up Ya Now (Tears of Joy Riddim / TJ Records)
43. I Octane – Life is What You Make It (Tears of Joy Riddim / TJ Records)
44. Shawn Storm – Life Again (Tears of Joy Riddim / TJ Records)
45. Ryatid – My Days (Tears of Joy Riddim / TJ Records)
46. Jah Vinci – One Day (Tears of Joy Riddim / TJ Records)
47. Demarco – Case (Tears of Joy Riddim / TJ Records)
48. Vybz Kartel – Believe It (Tears of Joy Riddim / TJ Records)
49. Dexta Daps – From Mi Heart (Happy Street Riddim / One Army)
50. Blakkman ft Natel – Real Frenz (Happy Street Riddim / One Army)
51. Vershon – Clean Mi Heart too Clean (Happy Street Riddim / One Army)
52. Kabaka Pyramid – You’re a Queen (Happy Street Riddim / One Army)
53. Kranium & Vanessa Bling – Notice You (Single)
54. I Octane – So Good (Single / Seanizzle)

PRINCE ALLA’S second coming

ROOTS-REGGAE has always been linked to rebels like Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Burning Spear. But there have also been the 'mystics' which include Augustus Pablo, Yabby You and Prince Alla.

Now 65, Prince Alla is the lone survivor of the three artistes who have cult followings in Europe, Asia and the United States West Coast.

He is a featured act on the Green For Life/Redbones Blues Cafe's show at that Kingston venue on Saturday.

It is Prince Alla's second performance at the venue in three months. He was well received there in June, a reception that surprised him, given his low profile in Jamaica.

"I was kinda shocked how the people love the music 'cause I don't really do a lotta show here. It went well yuh nuh," he said.

Like most roots-reggae artistes, Prince Alla performs mainly in Europe where his songs, which include Stoned and Bucket Bottom, are underground classics.

He has nine studio albums which are largely distributed by small companies on that continent, especially in the United Kingdom, The Netherlands and France.

At home, Prince Alla is best known in Greenwich Farm, the music-rich Kingston community where he has lived most of his life, and recorded.

Stoned and Bucket Bottom were produced by Bertram Brown for Freedom Sounds, a label that promoted artistes from Maxfield Avenue/Greenwich Farm in the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s.

Likening himself to a 'lost penny', he points to lack of management for him not having a mainstream presence.

"Mi neva get the proper promotion. Is not like a man used to carry mi music go di radio station dem. So people neva really get fi know mi," he said.

Born Keith Blake in St Elizabeth, Prince Alla cut his musical teeth in Greenwich Farm, an area that has nurtured the careers of singers Slim Smith, Cornel Campbell and John Holt.

His early recordings were done in the early 1970s for Joe Gibbs, but his most potent songs were produced by Brown late in the decade.

On Saturday, Prince Alla performs at Redbones Blues Cafe alongside roots singers Kiddus-I, Magma, Donovan Joseph, Ruffian, K Vibes and Hugh English.

-- Howard Campbell

PRINCE ALLA'S second coming


Strong set from Etana

REGGAE singer Etana gave a strong performance at the We Are Reggae series held at Doctors Cave Beach in Montego Bay, St James, on Saturday.

She delivered a blistering two-hour set which included two encores and two standing ovations from the capacity-filled venue.

From her opening selection Free, she had all in attendance dancing and singing. Her accompanying band and vocals blended wonderfully. Wrong Address, I'm Not Afraid, her cover of Marcia Griffiths' Stepping Out A Babylon and many other hits kept the We Are Reggae audience basking in her warm musical glow. Her set was peppered with jokes, stories and great audience participation.

"The We Are Reggae concert number five delivered as promised. Etana, our very first female headliner was remarkable. She was gracious and delivered a mesmerising performance," said the show's co-promoter Peter Lloyd.

Earlier openers Verso, Trelawny-born Philadelphia hip hop artiste, and MoBay's Lij Tafari both gave strong sets.

Romain Virgo is slated to be headliner for the September 26 staging of the monthly We Are Reggae series.

Strong set from Etana


Sandals got talent

SANDALS Ochi Beach Resort featured aplenty in the finals of the ENCORE (Entertainment Now Creates Opportunities Rewarding Excellence) Talent and Model Search Competition held at its Ocho Rios location on Saturday night.

"It was a privilege for us to host the 2015 ENCORE finals, but I must admit feeling some extra joy having done so well," Ramel Sobrino, general manager Sandals Ochi Beach Resort, told the Jamaica Observer.

Best Instrumentalist - Roshane Marsh; Best Dancer, Solo - Tyrone Barnett; Best Vocalist, Male - Romario English, Best Vocalist, Female - Bernice Brown; Best Model, Female - Nicota Cooper; and Best Model, Male - Andrew Smith all hailed from Ocho Rios. Negril captured the remaining two categories with Tricia-Gay Smith-Macintosh and the duo of Nicholas Waller and Tevaughn Bryan taking Best Spoken Word and Best Dancers, Group, respectively.

The nine will head to the international finals of the ENCORE Talent and Model Search Competition scheduled for September 18-19 at Beaches Negril and Sandals Whitehouse where they will vie for the grand prize of a one-year performance contract with the hotel.

"The prize gives them the exposure their talent may never have received," said Joel Ryan, Sandals group manager of entertainment.

The final results don't tell the whole story. It may have seemed to be a hometown advantage situation, but several of the performances were all top-notch, giving the judges some hard decision making and keeping the audience guessing to the very end. The first of the hotly contested categories was Spoken Word, cementing itself as a crowd favourite and proving its worth as it returned for 2015. Eventual victor Tricia-Gay Smith-Macintosh delivered an inspiring monologue, which saw stiff competition from Jordana Wilson and Christina Stewart. Wilson's comedic piece centred on the extravagantly ignorant character of schoolteacher Miss Solomon, while Stewart humorously attacked the topic of bleaching.

Things were also tight in the Best Vocalist, Female category, as Shelly-Dean Bartley went head-to-head with Bernice Brown. The petite Bartley belted out a version of Listen worthy of Beyonce herself that gave Brown's performance a run for its money. Other categories such as the Best Dance, Group and Solo, were pretty clear-cut. Waller and Bryan impressed with well-choreographed dancehall moves that included a taunt to their rivals. Barnett, the Solo winner, received one of the several standing ovations, with a confident modern interpretive dance routine, which saw him jump onto the judges' table for maximum effect.

"I loved every minute of it," Ryan said at the end of the night.

Ryan also used the night to drum up support for the victims of Hurricane Erika in Dominica by pledging US$1,000 on behalf of all the Sandals Resorts International entertainment directors and urging donations through the Sandals Foundation.

-- Rory Daley

Sandals got talent


Rick Ross signs Kris Kelli

American rapper Rick Ross has signed Jamaican singer Kris Kelli to his MMG Digital company. The label is a subsidiary of Ross' Maybach Music Group which is distributed by Atlantic Records.

Her latest single, Me & You, features Ross and samples the hip-hop classic All I Need by rapper Method Man and singer Mary J Blige.

Kelli is the second Jamaican act Ross has signed. Reagan, the former dancehall artiste now known as hip hop artiste Magazeen, is with Maybach.

The 31-year-old Kelli, whose real name is Kristen Kelly-Ann McGregor, began her music career in 2003. She released her debut album, My World, on Japan's Pony Canyon three years later.

She is known for songs like We're Missing You, Step Up, Fame (featuring Vybz Kartel) and Sweet Intro. After relocating to Atlanta, Georgia a few years ago, Kelli signed with Block Entertainment, a label run by American music executive Russell 'Block' Spencer.

In 2012, she released the EP Sell Off.

Kevin Jackson

Rick Ross signs Kris Kelli


Tell Dem its singer’s time

BECAUSE he was weaned on the sounds of Bob Andy, John Holt and Gregory Isaacs, Michael Stewart said he always had a preference for singers.

The vocalist is the focus of Pick Yu Choice Volume Two, a compilation of songs by artistes such as Ambelique, Wayne Wade, Mikey Spice and Fiona.

Produced by Stewart, who is known as Mikey Shine, the set is released by his Tell Dem Music label which operates out of South Florida.

Its current releases include Tell Her by Wade, a veteran artiste best known for the 1992 hit, Love You too Much, and Mikey Spice's Don't Tell Me.

The Manchester-born Stewart is also a songwriter who wrote most of the tracks on 'Pick Yu Choice'.

Influenced by the penmanship of Andy and the American super team of Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, he said "The focus of Tell Dem music is to provide quality and 'artentic' music in general for music lovers. The topics I look at requires singers."

The 57-year-old Stewart has been involved in the music business for over 30 years, starting out as owner of the Ambassadors High Power sound system.

After establishing the Fatima Music label in 2002, he began producing and writing songs. Stewart's first release was the Pick Yu Choice Volume One compilation.

-- Howard Campbell

Tell Dem its singer's time


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