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No Woman No Cry Anti Violence Against Women March 2019

On September 8th, 2018 DJ Bubbles for the first time in history took a ride on the Enterprise 2000 in Toronto to cover the Noah’s Ark Ank...

Saturday, 22 September 2018

No Woman No Cry Anti Violence Against Women March 2019

On September 8th, 2018 DJ Bubbles for the first time in history took a ride on the Enterprise 2000 in Toronto to cover the Noah’s Ark Ankara Edition. The event was to help raise funds for the No Woman No Cry ceremony taking place in March of 2019 and was presented by Real Promo.

One of the event organizers Kadeane Martin-Browne was randomly physically attacked over a parking space in the city of Toronto and suffered almost living her life paralyzed however due to her strength and will to survive plus an 8 hour surgery she did survive and planned the Noah’s Ark boat cruise to testify her strength to other females who so many are vulnerable to violence on a daily basis.

The cruise was a wonderful experience it was the perfect day to set sails on the harbor with great food, unforgettable entertainment, and music provided from one of Toronto’s finest DJ’s DJ Corey.

There was a smile on each and every face and the attendee’s were all so friendly and engaging even to those that did not know each other.

The food was well prepared by Leggy’s Catering with a menu of jerk chicken, curried goat, and stewed chicken with rice & peas and a healthy tossed salad on the side.

Kaffinal and Nago did a great comedy act that had the crowd in tears and stitches through out the cruise.

The $55 ticket price including food and access to the entire boat and was also donated to the upcoming ceremony “No Woman No Cry” to honor surviving women who experienced the horror of being physically assaulted.

Women are attacked and some are not so blessed to survive on a daily basis all over the world and sadly this goes unnoticed.

The boat cruise was a wonderful way to stand for these women such as Kadeane who not only have survived however also dedicated their lives to creating a change and being a voice for these women.

Kadeane has shared with us the mission for the “No Woman No Cry” ceremony which will serve as a reminder to women who have endured physical violence that they are precious and very much valued.

As a survivor of violnece herself Kadeane Martin-Browne shared that many times she has cried and felt to die however by talking and sharing her story the more she found it as a catalyst to heal.

Kadeanne plans to gather some women who have suffered from abuse from the shelters that she has volunteered with where she did pedicures and treat them to a night out to boost their self esteem.

Additionally Kadeanne endeavors to work with community housing to create units strictly for women who have survived physical abouse and provide them with clothing and also a place where they can share their stories and begin the healing process.

Kadeanne would like to work with women who are influential in the community to speak and assist in raising awareness about the violence against women and share in being a voice for these too often marginalized females.

This is a more than worthy cause and one that can be accomplished by other women those who have been exposed to physical violence and those who would like to dedicate some of their time to standing up for these women in our community.

Call: 647-949-4170

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Saturday October 27th, 2018 Eat Till Yuh Belly Full Laugh Till Yuh Bell Buss

Island Beats found it such an inspiration to speak with Leggy's the master chef of Leggy's Catering Plus who is the organizer of the "Eat Till Yuh Bell Full Laugh Till Yuh Belly Buss" event in Toronto for quite some time.

The event is a presentation of an infusion of a scrumptious dinner, live comedy, dance, and is also a fund raiser to assist the children in Jamaica with the costs involved with going to school.

This year on October 27, 2018 inside the Jamaican Canadian Association Center kicking off at 6 PM brace yourself for a night of comedy with Christopher "Johnny" Daley from the movie Passa Passa, hosted by Marc Trinidad, Theresa "Pinky" Baker, music performances from Toronto's Tony Anthony, and music selections from DJ Cory.

Leggy's provided us with some background history of the event which started in 2011 and
although initially Leggy began with two events in the end he found the most success in hosting the "Eat Till Yu Belly Full Laugh Till Yuh Belly Buss" so he put his heart into the event.

The event "Eat Till Yuh Belly Full Laugh Till Yuh Belly Buss" was more than just a show to generate income for Leggy it was a chance for him to do what he loves to do best which is cooking mouth watering meals and also an opportunity for him to give back to his community in Jamaica.

Leggy shared that his mother passed away at an early age which caused him to have to mature at a young age and fend for himself on many occasions in terms of paying school fees, having his lunch money which can be difficult in Jamaica.

Leggy also explained that he grew up with his Grandmother and his diet consisted of planted food such as yam and banana's and meat was a luxury for him back then. Leggy found that he often felt resentful to visitors to his Grandmother's home because when they were fortunate to have meat his Grandmother would serve the less appealing parts of the meat to himself and younger one's in the home and serve the succulent parts of the meat to visiting guests. 

Leggy explained that later on in his younger days that his grandmother taught the parable of the 'Shady Tree." The Shady Tree was the act of his grandmother taking the little that she would earn from the compensation she received from those same resented guests and hiding it under her mattress to provide a future to her grandchildren.

It was actually his grandmother's Shady Tree concept that later on in his life inspired him to use a portion of the proceeds from "Eat Till Yu Belly Full Laugh Till Yu Belly Buss" and donate to various school in Jamaica for students who were struggling with paying for their education with the desire to learn and increase their education.

Leggy actually named his non profit organization "Shady Tree" as a way to honor his grandmother for teaching him the meaning of giving and doing without at times to help others.

On October 27, 2018 we urge you to come out and have a great time, eat great food, enjoy great music and live entertainment to be able to plant your own shady tree. A portion of the proceeds from the event will give opportunity to students in Jamaica to achieve their dreams and aspirations and in particular those whose only barrier is financial hindrances.

The event will be taking place at the Jamaican Canadian Association located at 995 Arrow Road Toronto, Ontario M9M-2Z5.

For more information regarding this spectacular upcoming event on the 27th of October, 2018 please call (647) 404-0432 tickets can be purchased in advance at:

Scarborough 2 Line Music Hut
(416) 264-3999

Brampton Jamaica House Jerk
(905) 230-5622

Montego Jerk Jane/Finch
(416) 661-9583

Westwood Mall
(905) 672-8181

Sunday, 9 September 2018

Thursday, 6 September 2018

Italian Reggae Vibes Real World By Angela Garzia Released September 5, 2018

              Real World  Angela Garzia 

AVAILABLE FROM 05 SEPTEMBER 2018 IN ALL DIGITAL STORESiTunes: https://goo.gl/W4qF6ASpotify: https://goo.gl/UvWgc5Beatport: https://goo.gl/WQNqRA
Deezer: https://goo.gl/i4uo8wAll Stores: https://goo.gl/6FFJ5SPromo free download for Radio and Dj: https://goo.gl/kxuQyXYoutube VideoClip: https://youtu.be/syC8xg7EJFgYoutube Trailer: https://youtu.be/M2wiYIp_Yzk

Angela Garzia – Real World
Prod. By Morello Selecta and Robi Garruto for Yah Man Records

New collaboration of Angela Garzia with Morello Selecta and Robi Garruto.
After the success on Rai 2 at 90 minuto with "It's time to Live Remix" and after reached 
the 18th position in the Italian and European iTunes charts, the label from Salento Yah Man Records 
proposes the new song "Real World", a musical journey, dominated by tropical atmospheres, 
whose goal is to make Who listen discover a real world, far from the superficial, that should be lived with new eyes.

The song is accompanied by a videoclip shot in the suburbs of the province of Matera (South Italy), 
in a popular district typical of the southern cities, actors and figures have been involved 
who live daily the suburbs and the harsh reality that the authors wanted to represent.
Digital Leukos and its executive producer, Renato Armignacco, wanted to immoralise 
the suburban reality that characterizes the territory, creating atmospheres in which 
the young people of the outskirts of our South can recognize each other.
The protagonists of the video clip, Gaia Giovinazzo and Adriano Laviola, offer a convincing and realistic interpretation. 
The Director, Vincenzo D'Onofrio, has managed to combine this mood, very often without prospects 
and possibilities, with a positive final message for those who live in those places: 
the possibility of redemption. An original and modern set, inspired by contemporary photographers 
of fame and framing designed as a plastic framework.
Everything has been mixed and designed by the Director of Photography, Federico Giannace, 
who creates a photograph with a modern taste, combining wide-angle shots 
on the outside and creative use of the lights inside.

“Angela Garzia – Real World” Available in all Digital Stores from 05th September 2018

Sunday, 2 September 2018

A Testimony From A Female Survivor Of A Violent Attack In Toronto

On September 8, 2018 the Enterprise will be embarking on a cruise of a life time brought to you by REAL Promo the Noah's Ark Ankra Edition.

One of the event organizers was inspired to host this event so that the ticket proceeds would go towards the "No Woman No Cry" Ceremony in March 2019.

Kadeane Martin-Browne shared her personal testimony as being a survivor of a violent attack.

Kadeane was attacked in the city of Toronto in a parking lot over a parking spot. The assailant did not feel that she fit the description of a handicapped individual who should be parking in the spot for the disabled so he violently hit, kicked, punched, and choked her.

Kadeane was taken to the hospital and released that night however the attack had a grave impact on her spine as she was beginning to become paralyzed on her right side the attack had damaged her spine.

After an 8 1/2 hour surgery Kadeane began the journey on the road to recovery.

Kadeane is truly grateful to be here and also created the Noah's Ark Ankra Edition as a way to share her strength and survival to help and also provide other women the opportunity to heal and also be reminded of just how valuable they are.

Each $55 ticket purchase for the upcoming cruise on September 8, 2018 will be going  towards the "No Woman No Cry" ceremony a ceremony to honor survivors of violence against women in Toronto.

The ticket costs are $55 and music will be brought to you by DJ Corey, food catering will be complimented by Leggys Catering.

Survivors of violence deserve a standing ovation and tickets can be delivered right to your door steps call 647-949-4170.

Groundation The Next Generation Album Release September 21, 2018 Via Reggae Festival Guide

Four years since their last studio release Groundation returns with an album that is truly groundbreaking both in it's musical composition and social content. Taking the sound back to it's foundation the group has been rebuilt by lead vocalist Harrison Stafford and features a dynamic set of new musicians from both Jamaica and California. "The Next Generation" takes off like a rocket opening with the first ever reggae big band son called "Vanity" (12 horns). Lyrically and conceptually the album stems from their previous release "A Miracle" here shifting from the Mother of Creation to the child, "The Next Generation."

The album takes you on a journey from the militant "Fossil Fuels" and "Prophets & Profit" to the subtle and heartfelt "New Life" and "Father & Child" and everywhere in between. The sound quality is impeccable, engineered by the great Jim Fox and recorded on analog equipment from the 1970s. This album will stand as a testament that Groundation has reclaimed their position as leaders in the search for new original music and that true to form improvisational Reggae/Jazz experience. A unique sound fans have enjoyed for two decades on the biggest stages all over the world.

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