St. Ann, JA/New York, NY (Ms. RAINE INC.): With only 2 weeks left until Ocean Splash '009, the town of Oracabessa is buzzing with anticipation to see Jamaica's biggest entertainers face off against the local 007 All Stars football (soccer) team on James Bond Beach on Sunday, December 20th.
The Ocean Splash '009 Celebrity Football Match gives Reggae/Dancehall stars a chance to bring their fancy footwork from the stage to the soccer field this holiday season for the Ocean Splash '009 family fun day. The celebrity team, captained by Dancehall deejay Wickerman, includes Spragga Benz, Aidonia, RDX, Delly Ranx, Prestige, Anthony Cruz, Captain Barkey, Mad Cobra, Tony Curtis, Lukie D, Mr. Peppa, Mega Banton, Jigsy King, I-Octane, Galaxy P, Beetle Bailey, Ninja Kid, Little Chris, Teacha D, Vybrant, Mitch, Kashu Man, Higher Boukie, Stikki, and Blacka Pride.
Complete with live performances from Dancehall's 'first lady' D'Angel, velvet-voiced singers Terry Linen, and Anthony Cruz, Dancehall Soul diva Tanya Stephens, Roots chanter Prestige, and popular Dutty Fridaze dancers Dyema, Iyla, Marvin, and Back It Up, Ocean Splash '009 promises to be the holiday's biggest beach party. Special giveaways include any and every thing from T-Shirts, to household appliances to a 32" flat screen TV. Music will be provided compliments of Dutty Fridaze's Slim-J and Fire 20.
"I have been getting a lot of calls and requests from people wanting to purchase tickets, and other entertainers wanting to be apart of the event," states Ocean Splash '009 organizer Tasz Smith of Triple T Production. "A lot of people are buying tickets by the bulk for bus trips and family outings."
Ocean Splash '009 will be held on Sunday, December 20th at James Bond Beach in Jamaica with D'Angel, Terry Linen, Spragga Benz, Anthony Cruz, Aidonia, Wickerman, RDX, Mad Cobra, Prestige, Captain Barkey, Lukie D, Tony Curtis, Delly Ranx, Vybrant, Mega Banton, Tanya Stephens, Beetle Bailey, Jigsy King, Mr. Peppa, Teacha D, I-Octane, Galaxy P, Ninja Kid, Little Chris, Mitch, Stikki, Kashu Man, Higher Boukie, and Blacka Pride. Pre-Sold tickets are currently $1,000 (JA). Gates open at 10:00 AM.
Ocean Splash '009 is sponsored by Beaumont's Car Rental, Major Links Entertainment, Eye Collection, Station Alley Inc., JAMROCK Magazine, Shan Shan Records, Irie Dale Inc., Twin Thumb Promotions, CWCtv, Dancehallreggae.com, Rhona Fox, Inc., and Ms. RAINE INC.