Dynamq is Crowned King of U.S. Rumble

New York, New York — May 2018 — As the epitome of sound clash entertainment unfolded in the infamous Irish and Chin U.S. Rumble sound clash this past weekend in the Bronx on Saturday, May 5, 2017, the sweet taste of a historic lock off and victory was fate for… Continue reading

Dynamq reigns at US Rumble

[ Jamaica Observer ] After a tense contest, Dynamq, representing Kansas City, won from a field of seven competitors. “I’ve always wanted to represent Africa and the Midwest, and I saw US Rumble as the platform to get on the stage. It was an outlet to show what we from… Continue reading

Best of the Best Music Festival (BOTB) returns May 27

For over a decade, Best of the Best Music Festival (BOTB)  has been the fundamental get-a-way experience for Reggae & Dancehall culture in Miami, FL. The 12th annual installment falls short of nothing but some of the ‘Best” entertainers such as Mavado, Capleton, Richie Stephens, Aidonia, Masicka, Ding Dong, Bunji… Continue reading

Canada Rumble Jumpstarts Rumble Clash Season, Sees Mystic Sound as Winner

March 2018 — Toronto, Canada (Irish and Chin) — The 2018 season of the Rumble sound clash series kicked off with a bang in Canada on Saturday, March 2, seeing Mystic Sound as the new Canada Rumble champion! The popular Irish and Chin staged Rumble Series gives promising sounds a shot… Continue reading

​Sound Veteran Tasha Rozez and Performing Artist Empress Divine Endorse ‘Girls and Reggae!’

Sound Fraternity veteran Tasha Rozez, founder of the landmark event Girls and Reggae, alongside performing artist Empress Divine, invite fans and members of the Sound Fraternity to their Saturday December 2nd event at the iconic Harlem Underground (745 Queen St. W) in Toronto which celebrates both ladies birthdays. Part of… Continue reading

Young Sound Champions Awaken World Clash Brand

A New Era of World Clash is Born Toronto, Canada — October 2017 — While the wee hours of Sunday morning approached on a mid-fall weekend in Toronto, Canada, a new era in sound clash entertainment and the Irish and Chin World Clash brand was officially ushered in, as rising… Continue reading

Partial line-up for the Montreal International Reggae Festival’s special 14th edition

Montreal June 7, 2017 – On the forthcoming weekend of August 18, 19 and 20th, the Montreal International Reggae Festival (MIRF) presents its 14th edition, once again under the banner United Against Violence and featuring once again international artists from all genres. Here’s an overview of MIRF 2017’s partial line-up… Continue reading

MIRF returns with its 14th edition for Montreal’s 375th with reggae’s hottest performers

Montreal, April 26, 2017 – On August 18, 19 and 20, the Montreal International Reggae Festival (MIRF) will present its 14th edition at the Old Port of Montreal, maintaining its theme United Against Violence. This year promises yet again the highest calibre of Jamaican and West Indian talent, spanning the… Continue reading

Platinum Kids Win America’s National Sound Championship “US Rumble”

New York, New York (April 23, 2017)  One of the most exciting aspects of reggae culture took place inside Amazura nightclub in Queens, New York last Saturday. It was the second annual US Rumble nationals, produced by Irish and Chin,  seven sound systems entered a musical “war” for a spot… Continue reading

A New ‘World Clash’ King Crowned in Queens

New York, New York – October 2016 (Irish and Chin) — Within the corridors of Queens, New York’s second most populous borough, amidst a damp fall night, one of Jamaica’s oldest music art forms came to life. Incredibly, the rich art of sound clash (an intense competition between sounds/DJs specializing… Continue reading