In anticipation of the 30th annual Sting Concert taking place in Portmore, Jamaica on Dec. 26, Supreme Promotions and Downsound Records in association with All Oceans Interactive Media (AOIM) held a press conference on Nov 19 at the chic nightclub The Griffin in the Meatpacking District of New York City. The beautiful K. Fox of 103.5 Miami and Melky Jean hosted the press event, providing the remarkable history of Sting to members of the media. Hot 97’s own Bobby Konders delighted the crowd with the DJ sounds of Massive B and DJ Fugi Slim, while actresses Sidra Smith, Felicia Pearson and Kiki Haynes, reggae artist Kiprich, and members of the New York Giants were also in attendance.
Â Legendary blues singer Etta James, who is most famous for the hit song “At Last,” has died from complications of leukemia, at Riverside Community Hospital in L.A. with her husband and sons at her side, her manager, Lupe De Leon said. She had been diagnosed with chronic leukemia in January 2011.
“It’s a tremendous loss for her fans around the world,” he said. “She’ll be missed. A great American singer. Her music defied category,” Lupe De Leon said.