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Carnival Reloaded: Nailah Blackman & Rohan da Great LIVE!!!

Carnival Reloaded: Nailah Blackman & Rohan da Great LIVE!!!
Carnival Reloaded: Nailah Blackman & Rohan da Great LIVE!!!

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One World Unity Mas Camp presents Carnival Reloaded. One World UMC has faithfully participated in the Caribmask Carnival for the last 5 years, drawing huge crowds with our float, seasoned DJ’s, beautiful participants and our amazing costumes. During this time we have built up a huge following celebrating and spreading the history of the Caribbean, most notably our native Islands of Jamaica as well as Trinidad & Tobago.  This year we are looking to take things to the next level by putting on a concert to highlight Soca and Reggae which are both respected worldwide musical genres native to Trinidad &Tobago and Jamaica.   The concert will be headlined by Soca royalty Nailah Blackman, who will be supported by Carolina's #1 dancehall/reggae star Rohan da Great. Music will be powered by Dj Supa Dane (of King Crown Sounds) and Techniques Disco.  In addition we will be showcasing our costumes and celebrating another successful year of UMC! This is going to be an event you cant afford to miss. So come out enjoy the live performances, beautiful costumes, good music and delicous food Courtesty of Taste of the Tropics!  Who is Nailah Blackman? Nailah Blackman is taking Trinidad & Tobago, the Caribbean and the World by storm.  Nailah is born in music, music is part of her DNA.  Daughter of well- known Trinidadian Calypso Artist Abbi Blackman, and Granddaughter of the late Ras Shorty I, the founder of Sokah Music and the related genre Chutney Sokah.    With this ancestry in Sokah royalty, Nailah has been immersed in music her entire life and is an accomplished musician not only classically trained in voice but also in various instruments including the guitar and keyboards. Nailah is also a prolific songwriter and composer and continues to write and compose her own songs. 2017 has been her break out year with 3 mega hits back to back including “Work Out” featuring Kes the Band, with over 10 million views on YouTube.  Click Here to listen!  “Baila Mami” may be her biggest hit to date with over 8 million views as it features Nailah on her own and shows her playful versatility.  Click here Watch "Baila Mami" “Badissh” featuring Jamaican rising star Shenseea was another runaway hit with over 4.5 million views and again showcases another side of Nailah. Click Here to watch Badish She closed off 2017 on a high note celebrating her 20th  birthday on December 2nd, launching her first EP “Sokah” and her live band by the same name. The concert was a huge success and brought together some of the most talented upcoming Trinidad artists.  The title track of the EP “Sokah” is a trendy tribute to the Trinidad and Tobagonian culture and to the love she has for her country. The video features Len Boogsie Sharpe on steelpan and Mungal Patasar on sitar. Watch Now The video is already at 3 million views. As she continues to release songs from the EP, her fans the #naiarmy as they call themselves are impatiently waiting to see what the new Queen of Sokah has to offer. Nailah’s recent videos are heating up global has well. Dame Lorraine Watch O Lawd Oye Watch. In total she has combined over 19 million views on youtube, making her one of the most viewed artists in Trinidad & Tobago .  If 2017 was her break out year, 2018 will be the year Nailah Blackman stamps her name as a force to be reckoned with in the music industry.   Rich musical talent, fresh, playful yet strong willed, mature and hard working, Nailah is destined for certain stardom.  ROHAN DA GREAT Rohan Da Great is a Reggae artist, born in Brooklyn, NY, (now based out of Johnston County, NC). Repping the North, South & Caribbean it’s safe to say that the son of Reggae artist Curry Don, is a melting pot of influences. Rohan states: “Brooklyn Hip Hop shaped my rhymes, Dancehall gave me my vibe and roots and the south gave me time to polish my skills.” Although Rohan flourishes in many genres music the world got it's first glimpse of Rohan's musicianship through his rapping skill. Rohan’s groundbreaking Hip Hop EP, The Real, received much recognition and praise from the tastemakers and trendsetters in the Hip Hop industry (Most notably HHS1987). The real life subject matter ranged from love, good and bad to death, struggle, optimism, and society's ills. The Real is a crafty infused masterpiece with lyrical drive, wit, and common subject matters that listeners from all walks of life can relate to. In 2017 Rohan continued to flex his Hip Hop range with his rightfully named single "HIT" which showed a more aggressive and main stream sound from Rohan. Not only does Rohan live and breathe Hip Hop, he's a walking melting pot of music. RDG showed us the first glimpse of his musical versatility when he stepped onto the EDM scene being featured on DJ/Producer Dani Deahl's track, "SMYK” (Show Me Your Kitties). The track received a tremendous amount of spins and streams which caused it to chart on several platforms. The song also received praises from MTV.com, Oxygen.com and Billboard.com, which eventually led to a national tour and some hugebusiness opportunities. Rohan's versatility didn't stop there. He flexed his reggae skills on his hit single, "SummerTime," which made huge waves and spawned the self-made "Summertime Tour" of 2016. The tune was and still is being well received by DJ's, radio stations, club goers and fans across the nation. Rohan continued to provide Island Heat in 2017 with his single "One More”.  The song was a huge success and received international praise from DJ’s and fans across the world who make social media posts dancing to or endorsing. Rohan has garnered comparisons to the likes of Hip Hop icons such as Jay Z and Kanye West, while gaining the respect of reggae lovers and EDM fans across the World! Even though Rohan had had success in these different genres, he plans on focusing on his first love Reggae/Dancehall. Rohan’s debut reaggae/dancehall project #SIXLOVEis dropping mid summer and given his track record so for Rohan is definitely yogi to be an International success. 
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