Music: BIC – “Nou Byen Mal” feat. Abojah

By May 31, 2011 Music, Rap Kreyol

BIC feat. Abojah - Nou Byen Mal

The hommie BIC ain’t done shaking up the Internet and drops a new classic track with assistance from Abojah Da Godman. ‘Nou Byen Mal’ appears on BIC’s new album “Kreyol Chante, Kreyol Konprann” which is in stores now.

Don’t forget to give your opinion on the track by commenting below.

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Video: Beethova Obas – “Plezi Mizè” LIVE at Big Night in Little Haiti

By May 31, 2011 Live, Music, Videos

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Beethova Obas performing “Plezi Mizè” LIVE at Big Night in Little Haiti on Friday May 20th, 2011. The popular track Plezi Mizè (Pleasure in Misery) was written by Beethova Obas and was featured on Emeline Michel’s first album Douvanjou Ka Leve (May the Sun Rise) released in 1987.

Big Night in Little Haiti is a free monthly night out at Little Haiti Cultural Center and the surrounding art studios, restaurants, shops and clubs, and it’s scheduled for every third Friday of the month. [View photos from the event]

Music: 2Goutan, 5Kob, Young Makout, Pazitiv, Denye Le, Klorat – “Men Pwoblem Nan”

By May 31, 2011 Music, Rap Kreyol

2Goutan, 5Kob, Young Makout, Pazitiv, Denye Le, Klorat-Men Pwoblem Nan

New collabo from NY and NJ artists 2Goutan, 5Kob, Young Makout, Pazitiv, Denye Le, Klorat produced by Brixxx from L.I.B. Entertainment. Not sure which album this is going on but check it out and let me know what you think in the comments below.

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Meet Shama, the Haitian-American Producer Behind Rihanna’s Smash Hit “Man Down”

By May 29, 2011 Music, News

Shama Joseph - Rihanna Man Down Producer

His Tag “Sak Pase” is the first thing you hear on most of his musical masterpieces. Born in Fort Lauderdale, FL 
on June 24, 1982, Sham aka Shama Joseph currently resides in Atlanta, GA. Sham currently works out of Penthouse Recording studios in the cultural rich Downtown Auburn Avenue district of Atlanta, GA.

Growing up as a pastor’s son, and Haitian mother who also signed him up for piano lessons at a young age, Sham became very musically balanced. Sham played the keyboard, and bass guitar in his father’s church for years before deciding that he wanted to officially become a producer. Sham also goes by “ShamRock” Although not his biological brother, Shama considers his partner Maurice “Verse” Simmonds his older brother. continue reading to listen to Rihanna’s Man Down…

Video: Rap Battle – Coulgi vs Abojah

By May 27, 2011 Rap Kreyol, Videos

Friendly rap battle between rappers Coulgi and Abojah Da Godman during a tribute to Master Dji on Wednesday May 25, 2011 at Boukan/Moca Cafe.

One of the best performances of the show.

Master Dji Remembered at Boukan

By May 27, 2011 News, Rap Kreyol

Master Dji Tribute at Boukan

The Boukan team showed their enduring respect for the late Georges Lys Herard, known by his stage name Master Dji, on the anniversary of his untimely death.

It was a wonderfully rambunctious concert in his honor at Moca Cafe on Wednesday May 25th, 2011. The room was filled with so much love and reverence for the incredible “father of the Rap Kreyol”. continue reading…