Jason Robinson’s Response To – Grange passes on bad MIDEM report

Jamaica Gleaner News – Grange passes on bad MIDEM report – Entertainment – Sunday | February 21, 2010

Jason Robinson -President Free i Ent.

As a promoter in California I have manged to bring the reggae dancehall scene to Hollywood with my ‘Rock Jamaica’ events. However 2009 saw a steep reduction in interest for reggae club events on the west coast unless we played a substantial amount of hip or had a known act such as Damian Marley.

Last years reggae record sales were dismal and probably the worst the industry had ever seen. Yes its true foreigners don’t understand dancehall but there are artists such as Shaggy and Sean Paul who have had huge success. This is because their music is focused on party vibes that people can dance to in clubs and the music makes them feel good. The exact opposite of what todays dancehall heroes are putting out. The Gully vs Gaza lyrical Continue reading

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Rock Jamaica Holiday Party w/Red Stripe & VP Records

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It has been our pleasure at Free i Entertainment to have brought you a party week this year since May 19th when we kicked off ‘Reggae on the Roof’ at Kress every Tuesday for the Summer months. Our goal this year was to bring the Jamaican vibe to the real Hollywood scene and we think that was accomplished. No other reggae party has ever merged the authentic uptown Kingston scene into Hollywood’s ‘A’ list night life as was done with ‘Rock Jamaica’ this year. For us to promote the positive movement of Reggae culture is always our main objective and we thank all of you who supported the vibe. Continue reading

Jason Robinson’s Hilarious Cameo In Box Office Hit “500 Days of Summer”

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If anything is guaranteed, there are always unannounced appearances at Rock Jamaica. This time we are proud to reveal RockJA’s “Best Kept Secret” within the comedic story line in one of this summers top box office smash films “500 Days Of Summer“… Our very own roaring Lion of the “Rock Jamaica” Empire Jason Robinson makes a hilarious cameo guest appearance as “The Puma” in this story of boy meets girl true-to-life  romantic comedy. This unexpected  movie magic appearance of Jason as “The Puma” delivers a surprise twist to this raved about film adding to it’s charming and inventively funny plot  that  teases audiences with it’s unconventional hide-and-seek uncommitted lovebird chronicle. Continue reading

Rock Jamaica Media Coverage of Dappa Yute Performance

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Rock Jamaica on Tuesday June 24th featured the upcoming Jamaican artist Dappa Yute performing his latest song ‘Feel The Vibe’. Below is some press that was captured by a couple different media sites of the night and Dappa’s performance.

The Web Show

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ROCKJA REVOLUTIONARY TASTEMAKERS

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An Alluring look inside the Velvet Rope of Global Jet-Setting Trendsetters

As the sun sets on the famous Hollywood Strip  Horizon and gives way to an intoxicating  moonlit sky, you begin to see sultry shadows of style conscious beings emerging and being immediately whisks away to the secret back elevator lift leading  to Hollywood’s known Best & Most Avante Garde future-chic Rooftop Lounge that the city has to offer. Continue reading

Chali 2NA Record Release Party This Tuesday @ Rock Jamaica

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This Tuesday @ Kress – 6608 Hollywood Blvd. 90028

Rock Jamaica is proud to host the album release party for Chali 2Na formerly of the hip hop group Jurassic 5 this coming Tuesday July 7th on the roof top of Kress in Hollywood. July 7th is the same day the album drops so it’s going to be a great vibe on the roof especially once Chali takes the mic to perform some of the new tracks from the album. The Rock Jamaica family got to know Chali when he was in Jamaica working on the track ‘Guns Up’ produced and featuring Damian & Stephen Marley.

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Reggae Legend Jr. Reid Comes to Rock Jamaica Tonight @ Kress

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Jr. Reid

Reggae legend Jr. Reid is in town recording tracks for his highly anticipated new album due out later this year and will grace the Kress rooftop this Tuesday night. Please check out some of Jr.’s recent hit songs below.  Kress is located at 6608 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, Ca. 90028 click here for more details and drink specials…

This is Why We Hot – Mims ft. Jr. Reid

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