By Arthia Nixon, Ambassador News Agency for DIRadiocast
(Nassau, The Bahamas) The progression of Bahamian music, its place on the international scene and the challenges of venturing into different genres by local talent is set to be explored in a new DIdocumentary: The Evolution of Bahamian Music. The film is produced, directed and filmed by Bahamian Rashida ‘Africa Allah’ Armbrister-Baker of Distinctive Impressions, and cohosted by former Miss Bahamas and president of entertainment and consulting agency The DS3 Group, PJ Douglas Sands.
The Evolution of Bahamian Music is a three-part documentation series shot primarily with mobile and wearable cameras. The documentary captures the subjects in their elements and allows viewers to truly experience them as they exist in their craft.
“The main goal of this documentary is to show how social and cultural influences have changed the sound of Bahamian music,” said Armbrister-Baker. “Our objective is to use this product to help identify selling points for global consumption of Bahamian music.”
“This three part series examines three decades of Bahamian music,” she added. “This project is created to educate the general population on how influence and technology has changed the cultural development music.”
Among those interviewed are Fred Ferguson (Musician), Reality of 100 Jamz, Dyson Knight (singer/songwriter Baha Men), Oswald Bowe (Sound Engineer / Technician at Compass Point Studios), Isaiah Taylor (Baha Men), El Padrino (Bahamian rapper), MDeez (Bahamian Reggae/ Hip-hop artist), Dillon Mckenzie (Rake n Scrape artist/ producer- songwriter), Obi Pindling (Entertainment Lawyer / Band Leader), Dwight Jones (Engineer at Compass Point Studio) and Gia Miran (Caribbean Dance Queen).
Overall, The Evolution of Bahamian Music is a detailed look at culture, influence and technology from the perspective of select entertainers and commentary from new media content producer EpicFoRealz. The film is set to air January 8, 2013 On Demand beginning 12 midnight $1.29 Pay Per View (Pay Pal). Viewers can log on to http://www.diradiocast.com for more information.
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