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Tiana nominated for Female artiste of the Year in Kenya

TianaFast-rising Dancehall artiste and the self-professed Dancehall Duchess, Tiana has once again proven her strong outreach in the continent of Africa as she’s been nominated for a major accolade in the mother continent.

Tiana was recently nominated for Female Artiste of the Year at the 2012 Kingston 10 Reggae Awards in Kenya. Based in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, Kingston 10 hails as a prominent Dancehall/Reggae show that highlights many of Jamaica’s top entertainers on a daily basis; promoting the island’s key genres across the country.

Known for her strong fan base in the West African country, Tiana was nominated for Female Artiste of The Year alongside the Queen of Dancehall, Lady Saw, prominent Dancehall divas, Tifa and Ce’Cile as well as Reggae warrior, Ikaya.

Tiana had a commendable follow-up year to her breakout campaign in 2011. After scoring with hits like Bruk Out and Wine, Highest Grade and many others last year, Tiana made waves with hits like Only Girl Him Want (remix of Popcaan’s Only Man She Want), Dem a Bawl, Don’t Stop and One Stuck Whine. Dem a Bawl landed Tiana a top 10 spot on the MTV Base Africa Dancehall/Reggae charts while holding down top spot on the Kenyan charts four consecutive weeks.

The Dancehall Duchess is no stranger to award nominations this year as she not only copped a pair of nominations at the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) this past July, but she was named Jamaica’s top new artiste at the 2012 3B Entertainment Industry Awards in October.

Tiana is seeking your support as she contends for the Kingston 10 Reggae Award for Best Female Artiste. To participate in the process, head over to the official Kingston 10 Facebook page to cast your vote for this emerging star.

The Kingston 10 Reggae Awards is now in its fifth year and will take place in January 2013.

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New Artist Spotlight : Snapshot Camp

The Snapshot Camp project bore in the January of 2012 from the mind of four boys(Buzzoman(1989), Cescojam(1988), Reze(1989), Sweetfiyah(1989) and one girl(Lety(1990). Their passion for the world of reggae and dancehall born a long time before, when they they were 14 or 15 fifteen years old, when in their town(Campobasso), there were the first reggae and dancehall events, thanks to some sound system of the town, especially Almighty Squad & Good Vybez. In the beginning it was just a like a game, a hobby, both for the lyrics level and for the recording level. In the 2012 they took the decision to plan a serious project, and the first step was to built a own studio, where they could meet and take care of their tunes properly.

The “Camp” distinguish for his faculty of pass from a reggae rhythm to a dancehall beat, alongside with a hip-hop flavour. The quality of the stuff is the most important thing for all the members of the crew, and they give special attention to the flow and the lyrics of their tracks. The five members of Snapshot Camp sing together or in combination of two-three, but there are single tracks too, because one of basic principels of the Camp is the freedom of every member to take part in all projects that could be made. Their topics range from the party song to the deepest conscious things, passing through the ragga themes.

They already worked with international labels, like Hypeyawdz Prod. (from Brooklyn), Hypemasters Entertainment(Kenya), Machete Records(Jam/England), Locksmith Records(New York), Upper class Records(Jam), La Familia West(Jam), Munshynz Records(Malawi), J’Island Records(Jam)and we voiced on their riddims. Also they made dub-plates for nuff italian and international sounds ( Pushman, Shanty Crew, Sun Empire Sound, Frisco Sound,TnT Sound, Good Vybez, Lsc Gangsta Sound, Raging Dawgs, Southboyz Sound, Irregular Beat Sound, TurboForce Sound(from USA), T-Works Sound(from Japan)) & drops for radios.

CONTACT: DUB & BOOKING: [email protected]
FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK:http://www.facebook.com/SnapshotCamp
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: @SnapshotCamp
FOLLOW US ON YOUTUBE:http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQx_GkfO28-1-OynsS0CTzg
LISTEN OUR DUBPLATES & CUSTOMMADE FOR SOUNDS & CLASHES ON OUR CHANNEL: http://soundcloud.com/snapshotcamp

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