Jennecy Fontil aka Tracy from Magic Girls pushes her use of Auto-Tune beyond the pale in her new track titled “Lanmou Debode.”
People are going to bump this ironically for a few days – a week, tops – before swearing off auto-tune for good, which I guess is the silver lining in all this.
Check out the video for “Lanmou Debode” below starring and directed by Robenson Lauvince aka Roby Rob.
Haitian singer, musician BelO continues to promote his latest album “Natif Natal,” which was released last year. The singer has just released the music video for “Pa Lage Sa” duet with upcoming Haitian singer Mandela. “Pa Lage Sa” ws directed by the students of Ciné Institute in Jacmel (Haiti).
BeO’s “Pa Lage Sa” is a message of hope – a very powerful song. Check out the video and lyrics below.
Greek goddess DJ, songwriter, producer Xenia Ghali has released the second taste of her upcoming debut EP, scheduled to be released this year via Funky Sheep, Exit 8, and Mr. 305. The single is called “Get Dirty” and features Haitian rapper, producer Wyclef Jean.
Xenia Ghali is signed to Pitbull’s Mr 305.
Download Ghali’s “Get Dirty” single on iTunes.
Jason Derulo’s awesome new track, “Want to Want Me”, takes us on a synth-pop journey lit by neon and draped in ‘Flashdance’ sweats. Watch Jason perform the track LIVE on American Idol.
Field Ready is working with three Haitian organizations (Haiti Communitere, Ti Kay Haiti and MamaBaby Haiti) to make medical disposables using MakerBot 3D printers. Field Ready combines 3-D printing with low-tech innovation such as “hyper-local” manufacturing to increase the independence of aid workers and those affected by disasters.
Haiti Cultural Exchange (HCX) has announced the Third Biennial Haiti Film Festival, which is set to take place in venues throughout New York city and kick things off with the Haiti Film Fest Opening Night on Thursday, May 7th at DROM NYC.
As a part of Haitian Heritage month, May 8-15, HCX will present over 15 screenings showcasing a variety of documentary, feature and short films exploring subjects such as exile, memory, and cultural heritage.
The event will be hosted by Haitian radio personality, Carel Pedre of CHOKARELLA; featuring short films Freedom by Matthew Brown and La Veuve by Wood-Jerry Gabriel, with performances by Sanba Zao of Lakou Mizik and Ioan Delice, New York’s newest and hottest underground rap artist.
Check out the full lineup below.