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Maxi Priest Meet and Greet Tomorrow in NYC

Maxi Priest Meet and Greet Tomorrow in NYC

Win a Chance To Meet The Singer And Hear His New Album, Easy To Love

NYC peeps, win a chance to meet Maxi Priest and attend a private listening session for his upcoming album Easy To Love, available June 24th on VP Records. The private affair will be held tomorrow (Wednesday May 7) from 6-9pm ET at an undisclosed location in Midtown Manhattan. Hit the jump for your chance to be all up in there. Contest Rules After The Jump… Read more »

Mr. Vegas “Selfie” Contest

Mr. Vegas "Selfie" Contest

The “Selfie” phenomenon permeated social media over the last few years and evolved into a global fixation. Short for self-portrait photograph, “Selfies” show off bikini bodies, cleavage, muscle tone, fashionable outfits, good times and high self-esteem. These shots provide a candid view of the most sort after celebrities and even regular folks receive adulation with many Instagram and Facebook likes. Mr. Vegas known for six pack ab selfies now gives us more muscle with his new tune “Selfie.”  Oh Snap! Audio After The Jump…

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Last Call For #TeamTessanne

Last Call For #TeamTessanne

Voting Closes At 11am Today Before Tomorrow’s Season Finale of The Voice

If there was ever an OMG moment that moment is right now! It’s about to go down. After weeks of competition it all comes down to what happens over the next few hours. Tessane Chin did her part in the finals of NBC’s The Voice last night. If you just saw her performance of Whitney Houston’s “I Have Noting” then you know what to do. Here’s your chance to support before the final three contestants appear on tomorrow night’s show to announce the winner of Season 5. If you know what you’re doing you can still cast 30 votes before 11am. We’ve got all the details on how to make sure Tessanne goes all the way. Video And Voting Rules After The Jump… Read more »

Win Tickets to Morgan Heritage’s Album Release Party

Be the Lucky Winner to Join Morgan Heritage at Their Album Release Party

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In the middle of their tour, Morgan Heritage will be making a pit stop at SOB’s tomorrow night to celebrate the release of their first album in five years, Here Come the Kings. The group will be performing tracks off of their new album as well as their hits that grabbed fans’ attention in the first place. And a lucky fan and their guest will be chosen to attend the show tomorrow night! Check out how to win the tickets after the jump. Read more »

Marley’s Music Uprising Band Search Picks Top 25

Searching For The Next Uprising Talent
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There’s no denying the influence Bob Marley had on rising up de people. Even after life, his music continues to inspire countless listeners and musicians alike and now the Marley family is paying it forward with the Marley’s Music Uprising Band Search. In conjunction with Sonicbids, 25 bands across the States have been selected with the help of Cedella and Ky-Mani Marley for the chance to perform at music festivals and lay a track at Tuff Gong Studios. Nearing the summer’s end, voters will have the final say as to who gets this once in a lifetime opportunity. Read More After The Jump…

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Barrington Levy “Teach The Youths” Live

Win Tickets To See Barrington Perform Tomorrow
ROCK_BARRINGTON (1)Actions speak louder than words, and when it comes to teaching the youths, Barrington Levy  is a man of action. His 80s dancehall classic on Witty’s digital lick of the “Mr Bassie” riddim expressed Barrington’s hearfelt desire to see music “teach the youths them how to live, teach the youths them how to survive.” At the same time Mr. Levy’s song was a rebuke of artists who choose to use the gift of music to spread slack irrelevant teachings: “No put it deh no put them no weh / No bend down just keep them to the ground,” he sang with righteous indignation. “Can’t you see the time we’re living in, the people are suffering?” This Thursday June 6th Barrington Levy will continue his mission to teach the youths by performing live to benefit the Rockhouse Foundation. The foundation transforms the places where Jamaica’s children learn and supports the people who teach them. 2013 marks the Rockhouse Foundation’s ten-year anniversary. To date, the Foundation has entirely transformed and modernized four schools – Negril All Age School, Negril Basic School, Little Bay All Age and the Bunch of Stars E.C.I. – along with a complete renovation and expansion of the Negril Community Library. All projects combined, the Rockhouse Foundation directly impacts the lives of thousands of young people and their families. You can win free tickets to the show (and why not use the money you save to make a donation?). Video And Contest Details After The Jump… Read more »

Win Tickets to See Femi Kuti Live in NYC

The Afrobeat Legend Will Rock Webster Hall this Saturday—Don’t You Want To Catch Him Live?
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Femi Kuti was born in London and grew up in Lagos, Nigeria. He is the eldest son of Afrobeat pioneer and revolutionary icon Fela Anikulalpo Kuti. Femi inherited a gift for music and became a member of his father’s band, and later formed his own band, called Positive Force with Dele Sosimi, who formerly played keyboards with Fela. Like his late father, Femi Kuti plays an infectious style of music known as Afrobeat which fuses elements of jazz, funk, and traditional African music. Femi has been signed to major labels and nominated for Grammys, but like his father, he believes that “music is the weapon of the future.” In other words, he uses his music fearlessly as a means of speaking out on issues of social and political justice. He will be performing in New York this Saturday at Webster Hall, one of the city’s greatest music venues. Because we know this is a show that Boomshots readers will not want to miss, we’ve reserved a pair of tickets—and you’ve got a chance to win.  Video & Contest Details After The Jump…

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