SPARK-ENT SEPT 27, 2013 – BEENIE MAN, ANNIE KHALID, KABAKA PYRAMID


Beenie Man & Annie Khalid the ‘Face of Pepsi’ Release Single

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British / Pakistani Singer & Model ANNIE KHALID is back with an infectious new pop song featuring the legendary Grammy Award winning Reggae King BEENIE MAN.

‘BOOM BOOM DANZE’ is the catchy, up beat and energetic dance track with a reggae twist that is looking set to be a big hit this month, with the backing of Annie’s army of fans worldwide, as well as introduce her to a new mainstream audience with the many reggae & European club mixes also available.

Annie Khalid first made waves with her first single ‘Mahiya’ which spread like a virus throughout the Asian population worldwide before being picked up by leading Bollywood producers for the movie ‘Awarapan’ when Annie was still in her teens. Since then she’s had worldwide success with a blossoming modelling career in which she became the face of Pepsi’s mass marketing campaign in Pakistan, resulting in Annie’s face appearing on millions of drink cans, bottles and billboards.

Annie has also worked on campaigns with leading hairstylists Toni & Guy and had the honour of being the first Pakistani artist to do an international campaign with European telecom giant Lebara Mobile. She released the single ‘Be My Baby’ with internationally recognised dance DJ Judge Jules in 2010 and another single, ‘Just 3 Words’ with chart-topping British boy band A1. Annie has also had the privilege to perform at the 2012 Emmy Awards in Norway.

Annie’s impressive music and modelling career thus far has enriched an army of fans, with a following of over 400,000 fans on Facebook and thousands more across the internet. Her eagerly anticipated forthcoming single ‘Boom Boom Danze’ releases on 30th September and features one of the Kings of the Reggae music world, Beenie Man, adding further buzz amongst Annie’s already huge and rapidly growing fan base. The single features a video shot in Jamaica with Beenie Man and has already had over 150,000 hits on YouTube, with the song being a dance floor hit in clubs across Europe.

Hot on the heels of ‘Boom Boom Danze’ Annie Khalid has teamed up with British Asian super-producer Rishi Rich for the next single ‘Tujhe Yaad’, set to release in October. Annie is also in the middle of filming a BBC TV documentary, currently titled ‘Annie Khalid…A Woman’s World’, in which she profiles her own career so far and talks to other successful Muslim women looking to break down misconceptions.
Annie Khalid’s ‘Boom Boom Danze’ featuring Beenie Man is available to pre-order from iTunes now and releases on 30th September:

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Kabaka Pyramid Returns To Jamaica After California & European Tour

As the summer comes to an end Kabaka Pyramid is back on the warm island of Jamaica after touring the West Coast of the United States and a four weeks tour in Europe. It has been a long yet busy summer for Kabaka Pyramid and team Bebble Rock as they traveled the world for this ‘Rebel Music Tour’.

 While on his West Coast Tour Kabaka Pyramid performed on one of North America’s largest festivals, ‘Reggae on the River’. Performing to a crowd of over 20 thousand Reggae Music lovers, it was evident that Kabaka was well received.

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“It was a joy to see the warm reception from the fans in America and the love for the music. I look forward to going back next year” says Kabaka Pyramid.
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After departing California Kabaka Pyramid returned to Jamaica for a few days before embarking on his four weeks European tour. Returning to Europe for his second European Tour was a little different this time around. Kabaka played in much larger venues and performed to much much larger crowds. If that was not enough to show the growth of Kabaka’s career, he was also featured on the cover of Riddim Magazine, one of Germany’s largest print and online publications geared to Reggae music lovers.
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While in Europe, Kabaka Pyramid visited over 14 cities and eight countries including Spain, Germany, Austria, Swtizerland, Poland, Czech Republic, Denmark and Slovakia. The fast rising artist was billed for some of the largest festivals such as, Rototom Sunsplash, in Spain, Chiemsee Festival in Germany and Regalowisko Bielawas Reggae Festival in Poland to name a few. Kabaka and Bebble Rock team also found time while in Europe to release a new music video for the fan favorite “Worldwide Love” single.
It is evident that this musical warrior is in demand.  Kabaka Pyramid and Bebble Rock are currently working on releasing a compilation EP titled “Lead the Way”, this 10 track EP will have several new singles as well as a few fan favorites. Kabaka’s Lead the Way East Coast tour will take place in November 2013. Just stay tuned “ACCURATE”