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Calibe / Press

“Here’s a fun music video to a dope new electro-reggae track from Dutch producers Bassanova & Moradzo, featuring Jamaican vocalist Calibe. I really like the two points of view from the video and everyone involved in the video looks like they’re having a blast, the “Like A Star” drink is hilarious and awesome, as is the speech bubbles in the place of people actually speaking in the video. On top of the visuals being sweet, the song is an absolute banger and I would definitely recommend buying the track. Enjoy the song and video!”

“It’s very difficult to remain seated when the pulsing beat of Hey DJ bursts through the speakers. That’s just the way Calibe, a Jamaican native who now makes her home in Miami, wants it. The cocoa brown beauty with waist length dreads has a game plan for achieving some pretty lofty dreams, which include “traveling the world performing music.”...”

“What makes Miami so special? For me, Miami is the ultimate location because I get all the tropical weather of home (my native Jamaica), as well as gorgeous environs, manicured lawns, palm trees as far as the eye can see, and a mix of cultures that I haven't come across anywhere else. It's a beautiful place to be.”

“Reggae singer Calibe’s “It’s My Birthday” is a high-energy collaboration with rapper Ultimate. “Even though it’s not my birthday/I’m gonna party like it’s my birthday,” Calibe sings. “We gonna party like it’s my birthday/It’s my birthday, it’s my birthday.” By the time Ultimate breaks into “It’s my day, nobody gonna get in my way/Give me some of that Grand Marnier,” listeners won’t need that Red Bull he’s requesting from the bartender. Calibe says she and other members of the production team BlackOut Movement were contemplating party songs when DJ Don P suggested the idea of partying like your birthday even when it isn’t. “The first hook melody that came to me is the melody we used. And, of course, I had to throw in the extra Jamaican flavor with the chant ‘Fling up your hands in the air,’“ Calibe explains. “We wanted to make sure that people have every excuse they need to have a great time anytime.” To hear “It’s My Birthday,””

“Miami and Jamaica have a lot in common great weather, great people and both places have Calibe. "Great Day" is the latest single from Calibe. She was born and raised in Jamaica, and she's using the distinctive rhythms of her homeland to make a brand-new sound here. What's coming out has definitely been influenced by the music of So-Flo. She also made it sexy, very sexy, too sexy for deco, which I didn't think was possible. It's just calibe's wilder side coming out. - Louis Agguirre”

“It seems reggae soul artist Calibe is always having a Great Day these days. Her soulful blend of reggae, R&B, pop and jazz is reminding fans of the soothing tones of Sade, and the modern appeal of Jazmine Sullivan. Her new single “Great Day” is a remix of the old school hip-hop classic “It Was a Good Day” by Ice Cube, and features familiar samples from the original throughout the song. The newly released, high quality video was directed by the producers of the remix, Blackout Movement (BM), and is steadily gaining popularity.”

“With the Isley Brother's sample, 'It Was a Good Day' overtones and Ice Cube's guest spot, 'Great Day' is a fine introduction to this 10-track collection from up-and-coming reggae-flavored soul-siren Calibe. In fact, a great part of the strength of this release lies in the fine production, as the talented singer makes sure to deliver over some familiar sound-scapes, such as when she channels Mary J Blige for 'Touch The Sky,' or rocks another well-known rhythm for 'Keys To My Heart.' However, the Kingston, Jamaica born Calibe doesn't just rely on the beats, as her vocal delivery carries throughout this release. Whether she is bringing a little Lauryn Hill meets Dawn Penn flavor with 'Told You So,' stepping just the right side of Rihanna with 'All I Really Want' or lifting the emotive 'One Day,' Calibe shows she is a force to be reckoned with.”

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