Shabba, DJ Tony Mix
(L To R)Shabba and DJ Tony Mix

Overview:

From Ohio to Orlando Haïtain artists bring the vibrant rhythms and poetic artistry of Haiti to stages, igniting audiences with their dynamic performances.

EKIP Ventures to Ohio for Debut Performance

Fresh off the heels of their electrifying Makiye Mizè w release party in Miami, Ekip Music wastes no time in unveiling their next stop: Columbus, Ohio for June 15th!

With a new city, a new state, and a fresh venue at the Queens Hall Beza Center, Shabba and the band gear up to showcase their album for the third time in the U.S., following their hit performances in Boston and Miami.

Joining them on stage are DJ Skyman and Jeffmix who will amplify the dynamic sounds of D-Perfect and Steeve Khé. Get ready to groove!


Tony Mix Joins Forces with Davido for Epic North American Tour

DJ Tony Mix will be alongside Nigerian sensation Davido for a tour across North America this month. Davido, the African powerhouse, is set to conquer three iconic stages with his latest album “Timeless.”

Kicking off at Madison Square Garden in New York on April 17th, the tour will then hit Place Bell in Montreal, Canada just two days later. Finally, Davido will bring down the house at the Addition Financial Arena in Orlando on April 24th..

This tour marks a significant moment for fans of Haitian DJ Tony Mix, known affectionately as “DJ Peyi a.” Tony Mix has earned his stripes and is expected to deliver stellar performances alongside French sensation Tayc and Jamaican maestro DJ Ding Dong.

This collaboration promises sparks fly as Tony Mix is usee to showcasing his signature style that has captivated audiences in Haiti and beyond.


Young Haitian Slam Poet Beven will represent Haiti at International Competitions

Young talent slammer Beaubrun Youven, aka Beven, will represent Haiti at two prestigious slam poetry competitions! The young wordsmith will showcase his skills at the eleventh edition of the Inter-University World Cup in Gabon, from May 16th to May 25th and at the third edition of the Copa America de Slam in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, from June 21st to June 30th.

Expressing his deep pride in representing Haiti on the global stage, Beven is determined to bring home victory in both competitions.

“It's an honor and a privilege to represent my country, especially in the face of adversity. This is our chance to showcase Haitian culture to the world,” he said.

With his texts already penned and his spirits high, the slammer who is from the neighborhood of Delmas is focused on making the Haitian flag fly high on the international scene.

While organizers will cover accommodation, slammers must arrange their own travel. At the Inter-University Slam World Cup and the Copa America de Slam, Beven will compete against top talent from around the globe. With nearly twenty countries competing in the Inter-University World Cup and sixteen countries in the Copa America de Slam, the stage is set for an exhilarating showcase of poetic prowess.

Ralph Delly is an award-winning music and entertainment journalist with extensive experience covering the Haitian Music Industry and the Haitian-American community. He has worked in Haiti and the United States at such media organizations as Radio Metropole, WNWK/107.5 FM, Radio Soleil d’Haïti and The Haitian Time – where he penned the popular “The Delly Dish” gossip column. Dellys has worked with numerous artists in the HMI, including Zin, Lakol, Phantoms, Zenglen, Sokute, Jam, See Well and 509 – to name a few. Delly graduated from Carlos Albizu University of Miami and City College of New York (CUNY)

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