The Caribbean is one of the world’s richest cultures, and music is one big part of that.
In the region, producers of music and dance are also in high demand.
However, a recent report from the Caribbean Music Industry Association (CMAI) has highlighted the difficulties in getting a job in the region.
This week’s edition of ‘Al Jazira’ is the first of two episodes about the industry in the Caribbean.
This is the second in a series.
The show is hosted by Nana Tuna and is produced by BBC Radio 4 and Radio Caribbean.
Al Jazz, an international music programme produced by the BBC in collaboration with Radio Caribbean, is available on BBC iPlayer, and you can subscribe to the programme via the Radio Caribbean website or listen to it on the BBC iListen app.
You can also listen to the show online at Radio Caribbean’s website.
Al JAZIRA Al Jaziras programme features music from a variety of Caribbean and Caribbean-based artists, many of whom are part of the same generation, and explores what it means to be a producer in the music industry in both the Caribbean and in the United Kingdom.
Al Tariq – Tariqa is an 18-year-old from Kingston, Jamaica.
He is a DJ, producer and producer-in-residence at the Kingston Jazz School, and he plays in a variety different bands, as well as a DJ show.
Al Nair – Al Nair is a young, up-and-coming producer who is also part of Kingston’s Jamaican hip-hop group, and is known for his collaborations with other Jamaican artists.
Al Masir – Al Masir is a 21-year old producer who started his career in music in 2012.
He was one of Jamaica’s first producers to join the hip-hops collective Black Thought.
He recently released his debut album, A Jugger Is A Jumper.
Al Lhode – A man known for making music on a very personal level, he started out as a producer, then released his solo album in 2017.
Al Lhodes debut album has sold over 30,000 copies and is considered Jamaica’s most successful music release of all time.
Al Maite – A Jamaican DJ, artist, and producer, Al Maite is known as one of Kingston and Jamaica’s best-known DJs.
He has been involved in the Hip Hop community since the early days, and has been called Jamaica’s ‘Prince of Soul’ by The Hip Hop News.
Al Raddat – Al Raddats music is so raw and emotional, it’s difficult to describe it.
His music is the essence of a soulful Jamaican Hip Hop, with his lyrics being full of honesty and truth.
Al Zaid – Al Zaid is an international DJ who was born in Jamaica, and became an international star at the age of 20.
His first album, The First Step, sold over 20,000 records and was featured on The Voice, BBC Radio 1, and BBC World.
Al Sow – Al Sow is a musician and producer from Kingston who was recently nominated for the prestigious CBBC Global Talent Awards.
He created a new generation of Jamaican talent through his productions, and helped build the Kingston DJ scene.
Al Yod – Al Yod is a well-known Jamaican singer, songwriter, and songwriter.
His hit song, ‘The Little One’, was used as the title track for The Voice and was released as the single for the hit TV show Big Brother in 2014.
Al Yods debut album ‘Joint Ties’, which was released in 2017, was also a hit.
Al Sabi – Al Sabi is a Jamaican producer and DJ who has been working with a variety other musicians.
His recent work includes his remix of the music from the song, “A Mango Man” from Big Brother.
Al Bana – Al Bana is a talented artist and a producer who was once a regular on Big Brother House, and also a regular guest on Big Brothers new show.
Al Banas first EP, ‘Al Banna’, was released earlier this year, and it was one for the ages.
Al Kaya – Al Kaya is a professional DJ and producer based in the Jamaican music scene, and his work is one for which he’s been recognized in the industry.
He’s worked with some of Jamaicas best DJs, and performed on several of Big Brother house’s specials.
Al Vayda – Al Vaydas music is a very honest, raw and honest sound.
He takes it very seriously, and that’s what makes him a talented DJ and musician.
Al Gassad – Al Gassads music is very personal and authentic.
His songs are about love, loss and self-discovery.
He uses his music to uplift others