Reggae Splash

Mavado.
Photo by Ajamu Myrie

Reggae Splash World Music International Festival will take place at Roy Wilkin’s Park on Aug. 25, 2013.

Promoter Susan Peart put her entrepreneurial prowess on display during her first annual press conference in Queens, New York on Wednesday, Aug. 14. She was assisted by Ms. Kitty of Link up Radio and comedian and entertainer Professor Nuts to present the Reggae Splash World Music International Festival to the media.

Music executives, members of Q96 FM radio station, Whatzup television, Wag Wun of One Giant media group, magazine publishers, bloggers, and many other reggae music supporters attended the event held at the Jamaican restaurant, The Door on Baisely Blvd., Queens.

During the news conference it was announced that artists Junior Reid, Mavado, Assassin, Elephant Man, Spice, Pinchers, Afrocentrix, Rupee, and Blood will be performing for Reggae Splash World Music International Festival for the first time. Ms. Kitty and Professor Nuts will co-host the festival.

At the news conference, Peart also announced a cooking competition, which will take place during the festival. The winner of the competition will receive a cash prize of $3,000. She disclosed that a large portion of the proceeds raised from the first annual RSWMI Festival will be donated to the Cancer Society.

Reggae artist Junior Reid.
Photo by Ajamu Myrie

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