#DownDiRoad – The Travel Series

#DownDiRoad – The Travel Series

#DownDiRoad is an independent Jamaican focused online travel series, originally created as a visual component to the blog posts written on downdiroad.com. Here we will have EVERY episode of the series, all in one place! Visuals directed, produced, recorded & edited by Duane 'Doofy' Phillips et al, courtesy of DDRMedia JA Remember to subscribe to the @downdiroadja Youtube channel! http://youtube.com/downdiroadja ENJOY THE VIDEOS! LIKE THE VIDEOS! SHARE THE VIDEOS! SUBSCRIBE TO THE CHANNEL!!!!!!   SZN 4 #DownDiRoad – Episode 8 - OFF ROADING ON THE FARM - April 16, 2019 #DownDiRoad – Episode 7 - FRENCHMAN'S COVE w/ the Marbana Crew - April 6, 2019 #DownDiRoad – Episode 6 - JAMAICA RUM FESTIVAL - March 20, 2019 #DownDiRoad – Episode 5 - BLACK FLEET MARKET - March 9, 2019 #DownDiRoad – Episode 4 - A HIKE TO KWAME FALLS - February 17, 2019   #DownDiRoad – Episode 3 - Blue Mountain Culinary Trail - EITS CAFE, Cafe Blue, Holywell - January 13, 2019 #DownDiRoad – Episode 2 - Calby's Place Hidden Beauty - #DownDiRoad Tours - December 2, 2018  #DownDiRoad – Episode 1 -...
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LIVE from KGN

LIVE from KGN

Greetings roadies! It has been a busy Christmas, but on December 22 the squad headed out to Skyline Levels for LIVE from KGN which was the first all female edition of the event curated by Protoje and Jason Panton. Hosted by Kamila McDonald, the event featured performances from Yanah I, Naomi Cowan, Sevana, Lila Ika & Koffee, with special appearances also from Carlene Davis & Jaz Elise. Check out our videos below as well as the photo gallery.   EVENT RECAP   KOFFEE - TOAST   SEVANA - NOBODY MAN (LIVE)   LIVE from KGN Photo Gallery ...
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REVOLT 2019 – Rebellion Band Launch

REVOLT 2019 – Rebellion Band Launch

Greetings roadies! This is it! The Rebellion carnival band spearheaded by M7 Events, Solid Agency, Bunji Garlin & Fayann Lyons have finally made their entry with REVOLT 2019! The band launch & costume presentation was held on Saturday December 8th and it was fun filled & full of energy. The event featured appearances from international Amara La Negra, and performances from Beenie Man as well as band leaders Bunji Garlin & Fayann Lyons.   You know the squad had to be there to capture the moments, so check out the photo gallery & recap video below!   Revolt 2019 Photo Gallery ...
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Hidden Beauty – DownDiRoad JA Tours Edition

Hidden Beauty – DownDiRoad JA Tours Edition

Greetings Roadies! What can I say? It's been a long journey since I started this blog. When I first started this blog, Hidden Beauty was one of the first places I shared with the readers, and I'm pleased to share our return. As a collective we have decided to pursue our tour service, and this video you are about to view is the inaugural trip. It was a day filled with adventure & many group activities which our patrons fully enjoyed. Check it out right here, and subscribe to the YouTube channel for more adventures. Look out for more tours in 2019! ...
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Jam We A Jam

Jam We A Jam

Greetings Roadies! It has been some time but we have another #downdiroadLIVE video for your viewing pleasure! You know downdiroad.com crew are big fans of the new & upcoming generation of Jamaican musicians. One of it's rising acts Giark recently executed the first staging of his jam session, simply dubbed Jam We A Jam. The event was held on Friday November 24th at Stones Throw on Mannings Hill road, and featured performances from Courtni, Blvk H3ro, Jaz Elise, Kalexx (Ft. Project & Artikal), as well as the man himself Giark closing the show. Check out some clips from the video below & remember to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more!   JAM WE A JAM PHOTO GALLERY ...
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Cosmopolitan 2019 – XODUS Carnival Band Launch

Cosmopolitan 2019 – XODUS Carnival Band Launch

Greetings roadies!   With only one more band launch left in the season, the XODUS Carnival family have finally made their debut with Cosmopolitan 2019, held at 36 Hope Road on Saturday November 24, 2018. The fans were out in their numbers & the downdiroad.com crew had to be in the building to capture some moments. It wasn't as much as we were used to due to some technical difficulties, but check out the photo gallery below & ensure you watch the newest #chippinDownDiRoad recap video!     ...
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Invictus 2019 – Bacchanal Jamaica Band Launch

Invictus 2019 – Bacchanal Jamaica Band Launch

Roadies! We are back with more coverage of Jamaica carnival 2019! On Saturday November 17th Bacchanal Jamaica held their Invictus 2019 band launch at the Hope Zoo. The downdiroad.com & @lucyandvagabond teams were out & we have the videos & images right here for your viewing pleasure. Check out our previous posts & subscribe to the blog & YouTube channel so you don't miss a post!   ...
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Iconic 2019 – Xaymaca International Band Launch

Iconic 2019 – Xaymaca International Band Launch

Roadies! A bagga things have been happening on downdiroad! I will share more with you in a bit but for now the focus is on Carnival 2019! Xaymaca International are the first ones out the gate & on Saturday November 10th they staged their band launch at Sabina Park; "Iconic 2019" As you may or may not know, downdiroad.com is teaming up with Jamaica's baddestttt carnival blog @lucyandvagabond to bring you coverage of as many carnival 2019 events! Of course we had to be present at the Xaymaca Iconic 2019 event, and here are the photos & video captured from the event!    ...
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#chippinDownDiRoad – The Soca Series

#chippinDownDiRoad – The Soca Series

  #chippinDownDiRoad was created as a spin-off from the #DownDiRoad travel series, where we covered soca and carnival themed events in 2018. We hope to broaden our horizons in 2019 with collaborations and a deeper dive into the carnival culture. Enjoy all episodes right here. Visuals directed, produced, recorded & edited by Duane 'Doofy' Phillips et al, courtesy of DDRMedia JA Remember to subscribe to the @downdiroadja Youtube channel! http://youtube.com/downdiroadja ENJOY THE VIDEOS! LIKE THE VIDEOS! SHARE THE VIDEOS! SUBSCRIBE TO THE CHANNEL!!!!!!   [events - 2019] JUMP DAY 2019 ASH JOUVERT [band launch szn] REBELLION - REVOLT XODUS - COSMOPOLITAN BACCHANAL - INVICTUS XAYMACA - ICONIC     [events - 2018]   I LOVE SOCA - CALIENTE - SUMMER 2018    JUMP DAY - JAMAICA CARNIVAL ROAD MARCH - 2018    #CHIPPINDOWNDIROAD 2018 BEHIND THE SCENES    HEINEKEN RIO JAMAICA 2018 - HIGHLIGHTS     SOAKA STREET FESTIVAL JAMAICA 2018 - HIGHLIGHTS   I LOVE SOCA JA COOLER FETE - CARNIVAL WEDNESDAY HIGHLIGHTS   XODUS TAILGATE JAMAICA 2018 - HIGHLIGHTS   B4 CARNIVAL 2018 - HIGHLIGHTS   SUNNATION COCO JOUVERT 2018 - HIGHLIGHTS   SHAL MARSHALL PERFORMING @ SUNNATION COCO JOUVERT 2018   KES & USAIN BOLT FREESTYLE @ I LOVE SOCA 2017 ...
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#downdiroadLIVE – The Performance Series

#downdiroadLIVE – The Performance Series

  #downdiroadLIVE is a #DownDiRoad sub-series that focuses on coverage of live performances, and various events. Here we have every episode all in one place! Visuals directed, produced, recorded & edited by Duane 'Doofy' Phillips et al, courtesy of DDRMedia JA Remember to subscribe to the @downdiroadja Youtube channel! http://youtube.com/downdiroadja ENJOY THE VIDEOS! LIKE THE VIDEOS! SHARE THE VIDEOS! SUBSCRIBE TO THE CHANNEL!!!!!! #downdiroadLIVE - Royal Blu - Style & Pattern @ UNPLGD #downdiroadLIVE - Tanto Metro & Denote - Everyone Falls In Love Sometimes @ SELECTA #downdiroadLIVE - Machel Montano & Skinny Fabulous - Famalay @ iLOVESoca #downdiroadLIVE - Kes The Band - Savannah Grass @ Tuesday on the Rocks JA #downdiroadLIVE - Ras-I x Runkus x Royal Blu @ SELECTA JAMAICA #downdiroadLIVE - Aidonia - Yeah Yeah (LIVE at JA Rum Festival) #downdiroadLIVE - Mortimer - Protection (LIVE at Selecta Jamaica) #downdiroadLIVE - Selecta Jamaica - Aftermovie #downdiroadLIVE - Stalk Ashley x Jada Kingdom - Banana (Acoustic) #downdiroadLIVE - Protoje - A Matter of Time LIVE Concert #downdiroadLIVE - Protoje Ft. Chronixx - FLAMES (LIVE PERFORMANCE) #downdiroadLIVE - Talk Reggae with Ras-I & The Revelationz #downdiroadLIVE - The Listening Party Aftermovie #downdiroadLIVE - Samory I presents...
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