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Tropical House Cruises To Jamaica (Reloaded) Hit #6 On The Billboard Charts Today, Aims For #1

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“Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica (Reloaded)” is more than just an album: it’s a true spiritual connection. No wonder that it is already #1 on several charts.  The album debuted at #6 on the Billboard charts this morning. This release will hit you with the melodies of reggae and the energy of dub, going for a timeless, yet modern feel. All the artists involved in the release operate at a high level across the board. Not only is the songwriting on point, but the lyrical flow is also impressive.

Amada Records & Contractor Music Group is proud to announce a fantastic brand new album titled “Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica (Reloaded)”. This release features the best of Jamaican sound, including edgy modern influences and classic tones alike. From Reggae to Dub and everything in between, this release is all about connecting with people. Excellent grooves, direct melodies, and world-class harmonies are some of the most notable ingredients in this spiced up sonic recipe, which will leave you wanting so much more from the moment you press play. These artists showed off what a rich musical language they’ve developed and how fluent they’ve become in it.

This lush and flourishing release is actually the sequel from Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica, which went to number one for a whooping 4 Weeks Straight on the Billboard Charts! This is no small achievement, and on this release, the quality is even at a higher level.

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Donald Trump lists Jamaica as a 'Drug Haven', and Reggae Music Thrives as its Biggest Export

On August 8th, the Donald Trump administration listed Jamaica as a major drug producing nation. Even though this refers to the island's marijuana production, the island's reggae music continues to be its major export. Ever since the breakout of Bob Marley, the island has produced many great entertainers who continue to tour the world and make a very good income doing so.

The artists and musicians mostly eise from very humble and impoverished backgrounds as those who enter the drug trade but they choose a life of reggae music instead. Four notable reggae artists to mention from these inner city communities who enjoy a vast amount of success are Bounty Killer, Sizzla, Anthony B and Richie Stephens. All four artists are present on the hit reggae compilation cd Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica (Reloaded). The album debuted in August at #1 on the Amazon Best Seller reggae album chart and shot to #4 on the iTunes reggae album chart.

The album was released by the Contractor Music Group along with Amada Records& The DJ Grid USA. The album also includes Trinity Chris from the inner city streets of Toronto, Canada as well as new upcoming acts from the Jamaican streets such as Nature Ellis and Whitter the Legend.

Here's the Official Tracklist for 'Hip Hop Cruises To Jamaica' feat. Ms. Lauryn Hill, Sean Kingston, Quavo and C-Murder

On the heels of the success of the blockbuster reggae album, Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica, Contractor Music Group and Amada Records will release the follow up album Hip Hop Cruises to Jamaica. The maiden project Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica did 19 weeks on the Billboard reggae album charts and spent 4 weeks at number 1. The album featured Ed Sheeran, Wyclef Jean, Damian and Stephen Marley, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Chronixx, Sean Kingston, Safaree and several other reggae stalwarts.

Amada Records Receives #1 Billboard Plaque

Amada Records Receives #1 Billboard Plaque

The new hip hop project’s release date has not been provided and boasts another stellar lineup which include Quavo, Sean KIngston, Royce Da 5’9, Capleton, Lauryn Hill, Master P’s brother C-Murder, Lil Nate Dogg (Son of Nate Dogg), Inno Combs and others. There is also an Audiomack version of the album which includes bonus tracks from French Montana and Chris Brown.

Tiffany Gaines, entertainment executive of SSMG/UMG Distribution says she’s absolutely thrilled to work with Contractor Music Group and Amada Records to distribute the album Hip Hop Cruises to Jamaica. Her company represents over 4,000 artists and 39 sub-labels and she says she jumped at the opportunity when she saw the first project premier on Billboard, Pitchfork, MTV and MSN Entertainment. The digital downloads & physical copies of Hip Hop Cruises to Jamaica will be distributed by VIP Recordings / Amada Records out of Atlanta.

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Variety - Photo Credit

Sean ‘Contractor’ Edwards head of the Contractor Music Group based in Ocho Rios Jamaica says, “I am delighted to have them distribute this hip hop album because it allows us worldwide access to more outlets HMV, MTV, HULU and Barnes & Noble.”

Kevin Gates hasn't been behind bars since 2018, but that hasn't stopped him from returning to a prison to visit another rap star inmate.

July 8th, a photo of Gates and C-Murder was uploaded to the incarcerated rapper's Instagram account. In the photos, C-Murder meets with Gates, who covers his face with a stack of cash.

"REAL RECOGNIZE REAL. @iamkevingates came through and hollered at Cee. Nothing but respect for the homie Gates. A lot so call real left the homie hanging. You have to be real when you take time out your celebrity life to visit a homie in the pen. Salute @iamkevingates for the realest shit. #freecee #freeleelucus #freebigmarlo @freecornbread #freemac #tru4life #justice #tru #trudat #trumovement #freecmurder," C-Murder wrote in his caption.

C-Murder, who was born Corey Miller, is still behind bars after he was convicted of second-degree murder in 2009 for a 2002 nightclub killing. His request for a retrial was denied by a judge earlier this year. Judge Steven Enright of 24th Judicial District Court ruled on Jan. 23 that C-Murder's defense did not make a compelling case for any kind of post-conviction relief. Enright said that the recantation of both witnesses' testimonies are "highly suspicious."

Both his brother Master P and his nephew Romeo Miller have been extremely vocal about C-Murder's release even before the witnesses recanted their testimony. Two of Miller’s friends and collaborators, Cuttboy G-Dinero and 2Meka Diaz, submitted his case to Reasonable Doubt, a true-crime show with the TV network Investigation Discovery in August 2017. When the investigators on the show searched for Jordan and another witness, Jordan finally stepped forward to change his story.

“I think he was all of a sudden ready to talk, and I think he saw that show as an opportunity to put the truth out there,” Barker said.

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Cuttboy G Dinero says he has a new single with C-Murder coming soon, “Dey Put Da Blame On Me,” which was recorded while Miller was on house arrest before his 2009 conviction. The snippet can be heard here. The song will be featured as a main single on the “Hip Hop Cruises To Jamaica” compilation album.

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Hip Hop Cruises To Jamaica Tracklist:

1. Kali Ranks - A Perfect Match (feat. Lauryn Hill)

2. Sean Kingston - All I Got (feat. Quavo & Jon Blaze)

3. Capleton - Never Stop Trying (feat. Lucci Gabbana & Contractor)

4. Cuttboy G-Dinero - Dey Put Da Blame On Me (feat. C-Murder)

5. Ralo & DJ Kutt Throat - Run Them Bandz Up

6. Beadz - Get Home (Bone) (feat. Layzie Bone)

7. Alonestar - Crossroads (feat. Royce Da 5’9 & PlanB-Strik9)

8. Virgo & A-K Swats - Keep Playing My Song (feat. Lil Jay of Crime Mob)

9. Faided - N Dis Bish (feat. Project Pat)

10. Inno Combs - The Weekend

11. FLO - Gotta Get It (Prod. By KC Da Beatmonster)

12. Lil Nate Dogg - The Last Word

13. Boneface - Spend It

14. LeLe Ortiz - Rain (feat. Jay Ryan)

15. CPF - Lucious (Prod. By Grip Beats)

16. Chantly Jones - Ain’t A Game (feat. Gunplay)

17. KC Da Beatmonster - Preacher

18 SPLIFFGOD - Gothpack

19. DJ So Cincere - Superhero

20. Avatar Frost - Floyd

The Original Voice of Siri Invites Festival Goers To The SweetSunshine Music Festival

Susan Alice Bennett is an American voice-over artist. She is best known for being the female American voice of Apple's "Siri" since the service was introduced on the iPhone 4S on October 4, 2011; Susan was the voice of Apple's virtual assistant until the iOS 7 update was released on September 18, 2013.

Susan Bennett is seen on IG inviting everyone to a music festival in Daytona. Read more about the festival on DaytonaBeach.com. The Sweet Sunshine Music Festival is two-day event that brings some of the biggest names in music to Daytona Beach. The unforgettable live concert experience takes place at the Bethune Performing Arts Center venue on July 27-28, 2019, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Special invited guests include The Miracles, The Chi-Lites, Jordin Sparks, Members From The Orlando Magic, DJ Choice of WJAM 99 JAMZ Tampa, DJ So Cincere, Full Sail University, Susan Bennett (Siri) and more. Concert goers over the age of 21 will also have a chance to enjoy festival experiences from other Hush Media brands including live, intimate shows at the Predicted Platinum Performance Tent.

Venue: Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center & Visual Arts Gallery

  • Location: Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center & Visual Arts Gallery

  • Address: 698 West International Speedway Boulevard Daytona Beach, FL 32114

 

Siri shows love to the sponsors of the festival, VIP Recordings, T-Mobile & DJ Choice. VIP Recordings just announced the new wave of music distribution. Go check them out on viprecordings.com.