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About Our Presenters (all show times is E.S.T.)


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Proff. Hugh (Head Bottle Washer)

Started mixing music before mixers was readily availible. My 1st turntable I had was a Raggedy Ann & Andy with built-in speakers I bough at Toys R us in 1976. In 1988 my first taste of radio was WEAR fm 88.8 in Syracuse N.Y. (1981). Had first pirate radio station in New York (1992) . Worked on WWRL Am1600 & WRTN 93.5FM (currently now WVIP ).


Lady English (In The Mood Week nites 10 pm - 12 am) (Sundays 2 pm - 4 pm)

The founder of "Fountain Pimento Oil" has turned her passion for all things Jamaican in to her career.  Lady English, a native South Londoner of Jamaican descent and a self described "Jamglish" was a teenage journalist since 1984, writing for several music magazines in London. Memorable milestones included London's only two Sun Splash concerts in 1985 & 1986, as well as extensive coverage of Alton Ellis' 25th Jubilee and festivities. Her writing skills allowed her to transgress into becoming a Publicist, developing into Artist Management and Radio Broadcasting.Traveling across the nation and the world is nothing new for Lady English. Every year you can catch the Londoner attending events in her native land and in Yard.  It was through her travels that 'Fountain Pimento Oil" was born and this Jamaican line of products has been embraced by the international community.Lady English is the New York correspondent for "The Reggae Spin Show" in St. Petersburg, Florida conducting live broadcast duties including Jamaica's Rebel Salute, Jazz & Blues Festival and Reggae Sumfest. She also co-hosts a weekly show "The English Connection" on WVIP from 2pm-4pm on Sundays. Bringing you an unusual and eclectic mix of music from ALL genres, health & political bulletins that impact our community, as well as local businesses that exist to serve all 4,000,000 of us that call the Tri-state area home!


The Saudicka Diaram Show to debut in the US

 NYC: The Saudicka Diaram Show (SDS), a weekly entertainment and lifestyle talk show in Jamaica has inked a deal with Caribbean International Network (CIN-TV). CIN TV is a television channel in the tri-state area (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut) watched by over half-a-million Caribbean nationals on channels 73 and Verizon Fios 26. The SDS, will premier in the tri-state on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 1:30pm and 6pm.I am grateful for this opportunity as I will have a much larger platform. My work will have a wider reach and different audiences will gain access to the entertainment and lifestyle issues aired on my show. I will be able to ventilate the entertainment and lifestyle issues prevalent in the Caribbean and specifically Jamaica before a wider audience. I have received emails from hundreds of fans living overseas wanting to know when the show would reach across borders and get to their living rooms. The plan is to start in NY and then take the show to other markets" Diaram informed.Stephen Hill, CEO of CIN TV had high praises for Diaram saying that she has the most popular talk show on Television Jamaica (TVJ)."She is Jamaica's Oprah Winfrey and brings an engaging presence and her upcoming airing on CINTV will attract another large audience to the CIN platform. The personalities and topics that she covers will entertain the large Caribbean audience in New York" he said.Diaram, who serves as host and producer said since the program debuted on TVJ last August, it has made an impact among teenage and adult viewers."Thus far we have done extremely well. We have explored the surge of cosmetic surgery in Jamaica where we featured celebrity plastic surgeon 'Doctor Miami.' We have also secured an intimate interview with Olympian Novlene Mills about her journey and battle with breast cancer. The issue of 'fluffy women' was a big hit. We also featured former dancehall artiste Miss Ting who is now a Christian and preparing for a career in the gospel music industry and most recently I sat down with iconic selector Sky Juice who shared his remarkable contribution to dancehall.My team and I hope to continue bring refreshing, exciting content to television, while showcasing topics and issues that are universal" Diaram said.The award winning TV host brings spice and perspective to enterainment journalism. She boast an enviable interview tear sheet, having interviewed some of the most formative names in showbiz including Celine Dion, Damian 'Junior Gong' Marley, Regina Belle, Mary J. Blige, Natalie Cole, Dionne Warwick, Nicki Minaj, Sean Paul, Bounty Killer, Beenie Man among others.Her work was acknowledged by the Jamaican media fraternity in 2010 and 2011 when she was named the Press Association of Jamaica's (PAJ) 'Best Entertainment Journalist'.


The Soul Brother Barry Fowden (Sundays 11 am - 12 pm / 6 pm - 7 pm)

Born in Manchester 20 March 1946 Father was a policeman so I moved around in my younger days.Used to listen to mum and dad's party music...in the 50's..did not realise then...but it was black artists.Nat King Cole, Dinah Washington, Johnny Mathis and Sarah Vaughan.bought my first record late 50's. Jimmy Jones 'Good Timin'...again a black artist.There was always something in the voices that moved me.Left home when I was 20 and moved to Bristol.Single...and loved the 'swinging' 60's and early 70's.Worked in the daytime...DJ and parties at night.Where did I get the energy?Motown and Stax Records...then the 'Sound of Philadelphia.'What a time it was!!!Met my German wife Eva-Maria on holiday in Spain in 1974 and moved to Germany in April 1975.While learning the language I listened to U.S. Military radio...AFN...and DJ'd.Joined my wife's business in 1977...International Funeral Home.In 1995 the local Radio station asked if I would do a radio show...One has turned into well over 400.My love of soul has never waned...and I also love soulful gospel...the roots of soul! Endless wonderful music...but maybe I was born to love it. It was my soul!


Jazz On the J Note with Stephanie Jeannot (Sundays 7 pm - 8 pm)

If you are interested in knowing a singer who truly loves the art of singing, then you need to know Stephanie Jeannot.This singer and writer is the embodiment of a true singing spirit. She started her musical journey at church and has sung in every choir that has allowed her to share her talent with them. Growing up in a Catholic (classical) church, she later found her way into a Baptist (Gospel) church, gaining instruction and singing direction through both.Since then, she has directed choirs and has advanced into sharing her gift as a group and private voice instructor and as a professional, singing across stages and creating music.Also a writer, Jeannot has been gifted in putting her scribing techniques onto paper and into songs, poems, blogposts and more. She is an English major at Medgar Evers College, the only Historical Black College in New York, pursuing her bachelor’s degree with concentration in Professional writing, through which she has established herself as a producer and radio show host of the radio show Jazz on the JNote, a jazz based talk and music show, which airs on the 24/7 rotation of wmecradio.com and also on the 26000-watt station WNYE 91.5 FM on Sunday evenings at 7:30PM, which spans throughout New York, Connecticut and New Jersey. Her role as a radio show host and producer has also gained her knowledgeability in audio and video editing, social media marketing, website design and creating promotional paraphernalia.Also a songwriter and cultured in the studio and on stage, Stephanie creates music and has published her first official single CD featuring her songs, “I’ll Be There” and “All Night Long”which is available at CDBABY, Itunes, Amazon, and everywhere on-line where music is sold.  She is actively recording music in her own studio as well as at others where she uses Sonar, Protools and Presonus to record her musical productions.You can find her on stages all over the tri-state area on which she performs covers and original material. She has performed with notable acts as the original Dreamgirl Jennifer Holiday, Ray Chew, Bassist Kim Clarke, Eric Durham of the group Cameo, songwriter Fred McFarlane, Guitarist Solomon Hicks, Saxophonist Patience Higgins and also on some great stages as The Jacob Javits Convention Center, York College, The Dr Mary Umolu Jazzy Jazz Festival & The Harlem Stage just to name a few.You can find Jeannot on various social media platforms or on a stage near you. Look out for Jeannot because if you are unaware of this wonderful talent now, you are destined to know that this skylark was born to transform minds and hearts with her wonderful voice and music.


The StoneWeir Show Sunday 10 pm to 11 pm

 

My name, is Richard weir from Belize. I'm 42 years young.i love music, especially reggae and dancehall music that is why I have my own YouTube channel from 2012, an still going strong, that's my pride and joy, Just love it.I Graduated from primary school, I did two years in high school. And I am happy to be joining this English Connection media internet radio station.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfF_S265m1VKJpRMYaPxxaQ


The Queens experience with LYNDA MALKIA Friday 3 pm to 4 pm

Malkia is a Hip Hop, Bass and Electronic DJ based in Nairobi Kenya. Having grown up on her parents’ eclectic combination of African music, country, soul, Reggea and 90s music all which became infused with her own love for hip hop, Malkia ended up with quite a mixed spectrum of musical influence. She has her own sound, “HIPTRONIQ”, which is a fusion of Hip Hop, funk and electronic music. Malkia got her start in highschool where she was in charge of entertainment. Her passion for DJing grew further after highschool and she started doing mixes for her friends and family and later moved to Nairobi where she trained as a professional DJ.  Malkia is a part of Femme Electronic Kenya (FEKE) and plays on alternative Fridays at Igiza Lounge Nairobi and also every Saturday at Karaoke Nights hosted by Nice Githinji at the same venue. She also hosts and plays at private parties. As a producer, rapper and pianist, Malkia has found plenty of ways to express herself musically.

“For me, it’s all about playing records that get you nodding your head and tapping your feet without even realizing it regardless of the tempo, style, and genre or release date of a record.”


Mixcloud: https://www.mixcloud.com/MalkiaKenya/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Malkiamusickenya/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/malkia254

Instagram: https://instagram.com/malkiamusic/


Reggie Smith "The Boss" A.K.A. The LastBboy Fridays 8 pm to 10 pm

Reggie Smith started in music in 1983 when he first heard Run DMC, he knew he was going to be a part of the Rap movement. In 1987 he was signed to Sony Music Group as a new artist and was scheduled to release his debut album in 1988, instead only one song was published and released by Sony, as they dropped all there new talent after 6 months. Back then Reggie Smith was known as Disco Bee. Reggie Smith released 6 independent albums and over 100 mixtapes and CDs. Reggie Smith worked with two different radio stations, Power 99.5 (NC) and he worked two years for free at W.E.B.B. 1360AM in Baltimore Maryland as a stock boy for on air DJs and later as a young mix consultant at promotional events. Reggie was able to work with DJs like Hoggie Rock, Frank Ski, Chuck Max, Mack James, Dj Reggie Reg. (RIP) and Dj K-Swift (RIP). Reggie Smith served 25yrs in the U.S. Army and retired in 2013. During his Army tenure Reggie Smith was able further hone his skills by playing different clubs in each place he was stationed, playing clubs in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, Hawaii, Missouri, Kansas, Tennessee and Georgia. He even played clubs in South Korea, Germany, Budapest, Turkey, Paris and Bangkok. Even though he loves all brand of music, except for country, Hip-Hop, Rap, R&B Reggae has always remand his favorite genera’s. Reggie Smith was given the name “The Boss” by our close friend and then group buddy guard, James “Big Jay” Wright (NYC) (RIP). He used to say the Reggie always took charge of every musical situation like it was his own project. So he’s tease Reggie by calling him “Boss”. Since the passing of Big Jay, Reggie has continued to honor our friend spirit and great attitude by always used the name Reggie Smith “The Boss”. The Last Bboy is pretty much his old school style of music, in both mixing and rapping, long before B.boy were spinning on their heads but the time when they stood in the clubs and on stage with their arms folded. Reggie’s style of mixing music is truly original and if you love music like you think you do, The Last Bboy, Reggie Smith “The Boss” will never let you down.

Bio by Sean ”The Hitman” Scott


Bob Francis (Vintage Gold Classic) Saturdays 9 am - 11 am / (Rocketman Classic Radio show) Wednesdays 8 pm - 9 pm

Bob Francis is the host and producer of Vintage Gold Classics, but the real star of the show is the music. Bob's big friendly voice keeps listeners engaged by letting them now the artist's names. the title of the song, and the year it was released. The new younger batch of listeners appreciates that. Bob feels that "Every Song Brings Back a Thousand Memories" and those memories you just can't get out of your head. After you listen to VGC you are guaranteed to be humming some tune Bob has Played on his show.   Bob Francis a veteran Broadcaster that is a walking library of music history and songs that will bring the memories flooding back! There are many Radio Shows that play Classic Hits...but the difference with Bob's Vintage Gold Classics Show is that you get a Radio Show that is presented with passion from the presenter! You just know from listening to Bob's show he loves what he does. It's a show that has everything you want from a Radio show.The show originates from a small city in the middle of Pennsylvania called Pottsville, where Bob worked as a staff announcer and news man back in the 70's on Pottsville's WPAM, Great Radio 1450. Bob is also a military retiree. serving in the Army National Guard for 27 years.

       You can reach Bob directly at vintagegoldclassics@comcast.net,


Sheron Hamilton-Pearson (The Conduit Show) Saturdays 11 am - 12 pm

"Sheron Hamilton-Pearson hosts and produces The Conduit Show at www.e2onair.com every Sunday between the hours of 6-9 pm EST. Sheron P's Conduit Show is a popular magazine-style internet radio program where her quirky personality leads to lively and insightful conversations with celebrities and unknowns alike - giving voice to the ordinary and extraordinary in equal measure. playing music that inspires - her playlist is widely divergent from week to week. Encompassing gospel, world beats, reggae, pop and soul and R n B classics, she also is passionate about introducing new voices and use her platform to showcase artists whose music would not normally get airplay on terrestrial radio
airwaves. She also features up-and-coming entrepreneurs and movers and shakers in the community"


DJ ZigeDub (Saturdays 1 pm - 3 pm)


ZigeDub is the name and real authentic reggae music is the game, to know the game you have to know the rules and to know the rules you need to be educated.
I started my musical education back when I was a kid collecting tapes and 45's and rolling with sound systems around my endz, first tune I purchased on vinyl was Ranking Dread's Fattie Boom Boom in 1981 and I have not looked back. I have followed the sound system culture and the reggae scene for so long it sometimes frightens me hahahaha.I have moved around from country to country and have experienced different cultures thus the "Man from Foreign" tag, I'm presently back in the United Kingdom (Land Of My Birth) and feeling the vibes to the max.I have always considered myself a facilitator of reggae music working behind the scenes in production and development of new acts and spreading the gospel of real authentic reggae music.Broadcasting LIVE from the UK via Uniquevibez.com syndicated to Vibes FM 106 in Gambia also Trend FM 100.9 Asaba, Nigeria and now English Connection Media we bring you the best in reggae music Remember if your mind believes it reality will conceive it....Bless Up!! You can catch me on Saturdays 6pm – 8pm GMT \ 1pm -3pm EST

 

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DJ Q-KiDD ( Q-KiDD Radio)

Lashajuan Hedge (born August 9th , 1998), known by his professional name DJ Q-KIDD , is an Jamaican/American disc jockey (DJ). DJ Q-KiDD is a native of Queens, New York and was introduced to the world of music at a very early age. It was by the age of 10 that he knew he wanted to be a DJ . With the help of local businesses & his family , he quickly rose to fame in his neighborhood. At age 12 , he has already made for himself. He had also started to DJ for the legislator of Elmont , N.Y.  " Carrié Solages " , which started to build his fan base in Long Island and other parts of New  York. By then he had DJed at nightclubs, sweet 16s, weddings, schools, & promotional events. His voice was also featured on many Jersey Club Music tracks by Mvntana & DJ Styles. DJ Q-KIDD is now well known in many parts of the United States and other countries around the world. Q is now on “ English Connection Media “ radio every friday night from 8pm-10pm . He has over 8,000 followers on soundcloud and over 30,000 fans on facebook.