FEVA TV Wants, Satellite Expansion Of Coverage

 FEVA TV Wants, Satellite Expansion Of Coverage

African and Caribbean entertainment platform FEVA TV have plane to extend its webTV offering to a 24-hour television channel available on major Canadian cable and satellite TV networks.FEVA

First Entertainment Voice of Africa Television, launched its Internet-based content platform in September 2013, and hopes to start discussions with television distributors to increase its mainstream coverage across Canada.

The channel provides music, movies, news, sports, TV series and drama, and documentaries targeting the African and Caribbean communities in Canada. Nollywood and other African movies, reggae, Afrobeat and Soca videos, Caribbean films, hip-hop and R&B videos, and African and Caribbean TV series are all included, with programming originating from Nigeria, Ghana, Jamaica, Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Trinidad, Barbados, USA, Brazil, and Haiti among other countries.

FEVA’s mission is to build a television network in Canada that will showcase the global black community from an accurate perspective that is not always seen in most major media outlets, a statement said.

According to Lonzo Nzekwe, CEO and co-founder of FEVA TV, the channel aims to provide a clear picture of the social, economic and the political situations that black people around the world are faced with on a regular basis.

O Records to Livestream More Than 50 bands

50 bands or so will help keep the the music alive for 24 hours during the O Music Awards.

Put on by MTV, VH1 and CMT the show celebrates music and counter culture.  June 19 there will ba a 24-hour livestream event that will celebrate live music.

Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson will kick off 24 hours of live music by starting a drum-a-thon and artists will perform around the country. Awards in categories like next big scene, digital genius and best Web-born artist will be given out.

The Writings Of Skyzoo: An Intimate Evening Of Storytelling

 Skyzoo will hit the stage February 19th at MIST Harlem a social hub, programmed and built to share the authentic and diverse cultures of the African and Latino diaspora.

Skyzoo will be performing select songs from his extensive catalog alongside with a live 7-piece band.  “The Writings of Skyzoo: An Intimate Evening of Storytelling” will be an interactive concert experience where the Brooklyn native will take time to give back-stories about his music.


Singing Sensation Jenni Rivera Dies In Plane Crash (July 2,1969 – December 9, 2012)

Rising above adversity and “isms”, Jenni Rivera born Jenny Dolores Rivera Saavedra died in a plane crash near Iturbide, Nuevo León, México, December 9, 2012), was a Mexican-American singer known for her work within the banda and norteña music genres. In 1992 Rivera started  her recordings often with themes of social issues, infidelity, and relationships. Her tenth studio album, Jenni (2008), became her first number-one album in the United States. In 2010, she appeared in and produced the reality TV show Jenni Rivera Presents: Chiquis & Raq-C. She also appeared in and produced I Love Jenni starting in 2011 and Chiquis ‘n Control in 2012.

Jenni Rivera is survived by her parents, Rosa and Pedro, three other siblings: Pedro Jr., Gustavo and Rosie; and her five children: Janney, Jacqueline, Michael, Jenicka and Johnny.


Cuban Officials Cracking Down On Reggaeton Music

Puerto Rico origins, fused with Latin rythms, dance hall, and hip hop, you have, reggaeton, a genre of music known to many night club patrons across the globe. President Castro and his administration are cracking down on radio an TV stations that cater to this genre or support artists producing explicit lyrics and misogynistic.

Vistel Columbié Orlando, president of the Cuban Institute of Music (ICM),stated that medicore and vulgar music does not represent the  richness of Cuban music.

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