Thursday, July 21, 2011
TEMPO turns 6 @ Six Flags Great Adventures Soca Concert Series
On Saturday June 9th, 2011 at Six flags Great Adventure over 5000 people from the Caribbean Islands took over the New Jerseys Theme Park with this event. This Event is Planned every yr. by Carribeans well none: CCB International Inc & Tempo Networks Which Celebrates its 6th yr.
Tempo Networks An 24 hr pan-Caribbean television channel broadcasting the music and culture of the Caribbean. Programming includes music videos, news, dramas, and documentaries addressing all aspects of Caribbean life. Musical genres broadcast include Reggae, Soca, Dancehall, Ska, Calypso, and Punta rock. Although programming is largely in English, TEMPO seeks to unite the English, Spanish, French, and Dutch cultures of the Caribbean into one Caribbean nation.
TEMPO was first launched by MTV Networks on November 30, 2005 under the ownership of MTV Networks and corporate parent Viacom. In 2007, Caribbean native Frederic Morton, Jr., Deputy General Council at Viacom bought out the channel, moving corporate headquarters to Newark, NJ in 2008.
It was the first network created to bring together the diverse cultures of the Caribbean. It serves additionally the large Caribbean community living outside of the region in the New York city metro area (NY/NJ/CT), Atlanta, Boston, Washington D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, Miami, Los Angeles, and Houston.
The station reaches over 3,000,000 viewers in the Caribbean via cable. It also streams live right here online 24/7/365.
CCB International Inc., is a not for profit corporation with full 501c(3) benefits, whose mission is to grant educational scholarships to students of Caribbean and African-American Heritage. Students in our community have demonstrated academic, extracurricular as well as leadership skills are actively recruited and considered. The spectrum of personnel of Caribbean-American Heritage includes a diverse population mix that includes Hispanic, African, Indian, Asian, and Caucasian origins.
As KES The Band, Iwer George, Aaron Fresh, Tallpree, Devyn Tyson, Lyrikal, Mr.Chucky, Patch, Rikki Jai, Benjai, Nadia Batson, Ziggy Ranking, and suprised Guest shaggy Mash up the stage while the carib family jump up, wine up, wave dem flag rag and fete.