What You Missed: The 17th Annual Haitian Compas Festival (2015)

By May 17, 2015 News

Annual Haitian Compas Festival 2015

Saturday May 16, 2015 was the 17th annual Haitian Compas Festival takeover of Sun Life Stadium, when Haitians pump the brakes on normal life to celebrate Haitian Flag Day and Haitian Heritage month.

Although fourteen bands were scheduled to perform for the night, fans only had the chance to enjoy seven performances from bands like Carimi, T-Vice, Djakout #1, System Band, Disip, Kreyol La, and Klass.

Check out what you missed at 17th Annual Haitian Compas Festival after the jump:

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Kreyol La Releases Not One, But Two Music Videos! Prepare Yourself For Before and After & Triye in 4K!

By May 15, 2015 Konpa, Music, Videos

Kreyol La Before and After Triye Video

Haitian Konpa band Kreyol La has released official music videos for Before and After and Triye as a companion piece for their new album “Invictus” …. and both videos are in 4K resolution! This is one of the best quality videos I’ve seen so far from a Haitian band.

The videos star singer, songwritter Mikaelle Aimee Cartright and Stanley Herisse, and directed by Abdias Laguerre.

Check out the music videos for yourself after the jump – and don’t forget to switch to 4K for a better experience!


17th Annual Haitian Compas Festival Press Conference Photos + Videos

By May 15, 2015 News, Photos

Haitian Compas Festival Press Conference

Check out photos and videos from the 17th Annual Haitian Compas Festival Press Conference at Moca Cafe on May 14, 2015.


New Music: Roody Roodboy & Rutshelle – “Special”

By May 15, 2015 Music

Roody Roodboy Rutshelle Special

Roody Roodboy and Rutshelle have released the highly anticipated single titled “Special.” According to Chokarella, the two have been together for nine months and have decided to make a love song to tell the world how special their love is.

Hey, it’s the natural inclination for a musically inclined romantic couple to collaborate – so listen to “Special” from Roody Roodboy and Rutshelle Guillaume.

[via Chokarella]

Official Song for CariFesta XII Released – Listen to “Nou Se Caribbean”

By May 12, 2015 Music

Nou Se Caribbean - Mikaben, J Perry, Rutshelle Guillaume, Renette Desir

CariFesta XII is still more than two months away, and now that the official song has been released, get ready to hear it just about everywhere.

Mikaben, J Perry, Rutshelle Guillaume and Renette Desir have teamed up for the official CariFesta theme song titled “Nou Se Caribbean.” CariFesta is scheduled for August 21st to August 30th, 2015 in Haiti. Listen to below:

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New Music: Disip de Gazzman Couleur – “Limena” & “Banm Nouvel Ou” -Listen!

By May 12, 2015 Konpa, Music

Disip de Gazzman Couleur - Limena and Banm Nouvel Ou

Days before the 17th annual Haitian Compas Festival, Disip de Gazzman Couleur has released two tracks from their upcoming album “Limena.”

Press PLAY below to listen to “Limena” & “Banm Nouvel Ou” from Disip.

Disip is scheduled to perform at this year’s Haitian Compas Festival on May 16.