Getting Ready For The  “Mother of All Carnivals”

Getting Ready For The “Mother of All Carnivals”

We have been blessed with another year to be the best version of ourselves. According to the Chinese Zodiac,...

And Then There Was Ska…

And Then There Was Ska…

In the last issue of The Montreal Community Contact, I examined the origins of Jamaica’s first popular music, Mento…...

Much Respect to The Black Man… The Black Stalin

Much Respect to The Black Man… The Black Stalin

Let me first and foremost wish all the Community Contact readers and Soca and Reggae lovers a Happy, Prosperous...

Before dancehall, reggae, rock steady and ska, there was mento…

Before dancehall, reggae, rock steady and ska, there was mento…

When legendary crooner Harry Belafonte went into the studio to record his landmark multi-platinum selling RCA album “Calypso” in...

This Christmas

This Christmas

No, Curfew, no limitations on gatherings, No restrictions. We are all advised by the Government officials to just be...

Planet Rock

Planet Rock

In 1982, hip-hop pioneer d.j. Afrika Bambaataa and his crew Soul Sonic Force released a seminal record in hip-hop...

Hanorah Delivers With A Lot of Soul

Hanorah Delivers With A Lot of Soul

“That is insanity to me,” says Montreal soul singer Hanorah when I mentioned to her that local music writers...

Looking forward to holiday cheers

Looking forward to holiday cheers

Caribbean Christmas traditions are an important part to building a strong bond between family, and our community. They give...

Dancehall artist Spice opens Up About Her Recent ‘Medical Scare’ Jamaica bans music and TV glorifying crime.

Dancehall artist Spice opens Up About Her Recent ‘Medical Scare’ Jamaica bans music and TV glorifying crime.

There has been talks that International Dancehall artist Spice, whose real name is Grace Hamilton, suffered health issues after...

It’s All In The Remix

It’s All In The Remix

The remix is an all too important element of the music industry when it comes to the commercial success...