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  • 00:30

    DeniseJannah

    in Music

    Denise Jannah was born in Suriname, South America. She moved to Holland in the seventies. For 4-5 years, she studied Law at the University of Utrecht, but her love for music made her change her course and she earned a degree as a vocal educator at the Conservatory in Hilversum. In 1989, she won 3rd prize at the Internationales Liederfestival Menschen und Meer in Rostock. She accepted a part in the musical A Night at the Cotton Club, in which she starred in 347 performances in Holland, Germany, and Belgium. In 1997, Jannah starred in Joe, The Musical. In 1998, Denise and Marjorie Barnes were the leading ladies in Fats Waller’s musical show Ain’t Misbehavin’, in European. She released several albums, three on Blue Note Records. Denise Jannah performed seven times at the North Sea Jazz Festival and toured from New York to Johannesberg to Japan. She won two Edison Awards, the Golden Orpheus (Bulgaria) and the Bata Anastacievic Festival Award (Serbia). Jannah performed for royalty and heads of states, including Beatrix, Queen of Holland and Prince Claus, at Eurotop, presidents Ellen Sirleaf Johnson (Liberia) and Ronald Venetiaan (Suriname), former president Bill and Hillary Clinton, Dutch Crown Prince Willem Alexander and Princess Maxima, former presidents Kenneth Kaunda (Zambia) and Nelson Mandela, and on separate occasions for Mrs. Graça Machel Mandela. On April 29 2009, Jannah received a Royal Decoration from Her Majesty the Queen of Holland, Beatrix, as Ridder in de orde van Oranje Nassau.


    www.denisejannah.com


    www.wijsf.org

  • 00:32

    Nelson Mandela -

    in Health

    " The Revolution that Nelson Mandela dedicated his life to achieving so many years ago has not yet been completed!  Nelson Mandela was nothing less than the pre-eminent strategist, moral guide and military commander of the forces that attempted to carry out that Revolution.  He played his role - and what a tremendous role he played! Let us honor his memory by striving to complete that sacred Revolution"


    David A. Comissiong


    President, Clement Payne Movement


    Chairman, Caribbean Pan-American Network


    Aluta Continua Victoria Acerta: The Struggle Continues

  • 02:05

    Clive hudson reggae radio

    in Music

    New releases: Gappy Ranks,Melchezidek, Busy Signal.Natty King,Ricardo Suave,B B Seaton,Machel Montano (soca)etc.

  • 01:02

    caribbean faces

    in Current Events

    miami broward carnival this weekend at Sunlife Stadium, featuring Machel Montano, also on cast Byron Lee Dragonaires 

  • 00:59

    Mama Fête! The Online Party for Caribbean Moms...

    in Music

     
    Put the kids to bed and join us for Mama Fête on WSOCA radio!  One full hour of Caribbean music for you to dance to, online conversation on Twitter and Facebook, and good vibes!  Celebrate another day of survival as a mom - you tink it easeh (you think it's easy)? This week we have music from Destra, Kes the Band, Machel Montano, Beenie Man, and more, so don't miss it!  Tweet @socamomdc and tell us what you are doing while you listen - unless you are driving... :)   Keep in mind if your kids are up past 8:00 or in the car with you while you listen, soca and dancehall music usually has mature themes.  While we do not play music with profanity, there may be some material that you find objectionable for your children.    If you are wondering what I mean, check out my blog post about kids and soca music:  http://socamom.com/soca/en/component/content/article/53-general/188-kids-and-soca-music-do-they-mix   Tweet @socamomdc with any comments you have about the music I play.

  • 01:56

    THE JAYBLESSED SHOW featuring Courtney K Williams- #9

    in Entertainment

    Straight Talk - No Chaser With Jay Blessed and Courtey K. Williams goes frisky as we get down to SEX Talk with No Chaser.
    We'll also discuss the KMC / No Soca Drama, Machel and Rikki Jai for 2012 Calypso Monarch, upcoming Miami Carnival and don't forget we have your Caribbean Ent News and juicy Gossip.

  • 01:57

    THE JAYBLESSED SHOW featuring Courtney K Williams- #6 *

    in Entertainment

    Labor Day Weekend is over and we have lots to talk about... Labor Day 2011, Rate De Parties from this weekend, Machel & his mystery woman, what was worn & not worn on the parkway and Reggae Rhythm & Blues review.
    Question: Should they cancel the annual West Indian Labor Day Carnival because of the regular shootings?
    STRAIGHT TALK - NO CHASER!

  • 01:02

    SHARONNELSON/ REGGAE ARTIST/Winsome Benjamin

    in Entertainment

    The Family Back” and "Give It Up For Jesus “ both of which were released in 2002. Winsome later made another significant mark in the music industry when she performed in 2000 on the "Gospel Train" which was promoted by Tommy Cowan and Carlene Davis of Glory Music. There she shared the stage with some of Jamaica’s finest in gospel.

    Winsome has also performed with prominent entertainers such as Inner Circle, Hip Hop star Bobby Valentino, Doug E Fresh, Ken Boothe, Lady G, Cecile, Queen Ifica, Machel Mantano, Daville, Chevelle Franklyn, Carlene Davis, Tarus Riley, Ken Boothe, The Grace Thrillers, Gramps Morgan, BB Seaton, Ernie Smith, Junior Tucker, Papa San, John Holt, Lt. Stichie, Ken Lazarus, Pam Hall, Judy Emanuel, Awilo Longomba, Karen Smith, Leon and the People, Daddy U-Roy, Leroy Sibbles, Boris Gardener, Dwight Pinkney, New Kingston Band, Dean Frazer, Tommy Cowan, Calypso Rose, Buju Banton, Damian Marley and many others. She is managed by Clifton Edwards of Cliff’s Enterprise Corp,

  • 01:00

    Project Empowerment - Betty Makoni and Beth Klein

    in Self Help

    Betty Makoni and Beth Klein leaders in the world movement for the well being of children around the world meet on my show to discuss synergies and the way you can empower children at risk. Listen in to learn how African and American women are joining together to solve serious global problems.

    Betty Makoni is a gender rights activist and advocate. She founded the Girl Child Network Zimbabwe (http://girlchildnetworkworldwide.org/) in 1998 and served as its executive director over a decade. Her work with GCHW has established hundreds of girls’ clubs across the country, touching the lives of 300,000 girls and built four empowerment villages to heal and support survivors of sexual abuse.

    Betty Makoni, along with Graca Machel and Nelson Mandela and ten other child rights activists for the 1999-2009 Children’s Decade Heroes Award. More than 22 million children voted in 30,000 schools around the world. Betty Makoni is also a 2009 CNN Hero.

    Beth Klein is the owner and founder of Klein Frank, P.C., located in Boulder, Colorado.

    Beth is also a leader in the worldwide anti-slavery movement. She works closely with the Kempe Foundation and Transitions Global to advocate for the end of child sex slavery. She served on the international Board of the Somaly Mam Foundation, and because of her efforts, women and girls are in the AFESIP centers are now tested and treated for HIV and AIDS.

    Beth recently authored the Anti-Human Trafficking legislation in Colorado, which is has passed unanimously through the Colorado legislature. Her work has helped rescue women from slavery.

    She is a Colorado Superlawyer and has been elected by as one of the Top 25 Women Lawyers in Colorado. http://www.lawcolorado.net/

  • 01:00

    Project Empowerment - Betty Makoni

    in Self Help

    Betty Makoni is a gender rights activist and advocate. She founded the Girl Child Network Zimbabwe (http://girlchildnetworkworldwide.org/) in 1998 and served as its executive director over a decade. GCN is a community-based organization that champions the rights of girls and trains them to learn and defend their rights. During her tenure (which officially ends in August 2009), she established hundreds of girls’ clubs across the country, touched the lives of 300,000 girls and built four empowerment villages to heal and support survivors of sexual abuse. Drawing on her own experience as a child rape survivor, Betty developed a unique girl child empowerment strategy, the first its kind to target the holistic individual transformation of girls as well as the transformation of society to support girls in their recovery, education and advancement.

    Betty has shared the empowerment model in Ethiopia, Swaziland, Malawi and South Africa, among other places. She is a passionate international speaker and advocate on issues affecting the girl child. She also serves on several boards of nonprofit organizations in Africa and the US. Betty has a BA in English, Shona, Linguistics, University of Zimbabwe and a BA Fourth Year with Special Honors in Theatre Arts and Development, University of Zimbabwe.

    Betty Makoni is currently a candidate, along with Graca Machel and Nelson Mandela and ten other child rights activists were candidates for the 1999-2009 Children’s Decade Heroes Award. More than 22 million children are voting in 30,000 schools around the world. Betty Makoni was a top ten 2009 CNN Hero.

  • 00:30

    World Economic Forum on Africa

    in Finance

    The World Economic Forum on Africa ws held in
    Cape Town, South Africa, 10-12 June 2009