iRibbeantunes is focused on Caribbean artists and genres the World over, from Cuban Latin to Calypso, from Reggae to Soca and R&B to Hip Hop.
The service is bringing a new era of professionalism to making the music from the islands accessible to the World. Based in London, and completely Caribbean owned and operated, iRibbeantunes is fully licensed by PRS for Music in the UK, which is an affiliate of all the collection agencies in the Caribbean Region dedicated to ensuring that all necessary royalties are repatriated to the songwriters and producers.
Andre Barrow, Founder and Managing Director said “it is important to us that we take Caribbean music to the next level of availability and that the artists, producers and songwriters are paid for their hard work. We're not just about the business aspect of iRibbeantunes, but about ensuring those who invest in the creative arts in the region receive their due payment to ensure growth and continuity of the arts in the region.”
iRibbeantunes will be paying respect to the many genres of music in the Caribbean and this sets it apart from the other music download services. One can expect to find Zouk, Gospel Reggae, Soca, Ska, Calypso, Bouyon and Latin as well as other genres such as R&B, Hip Hop, Rap and Alternative, which are all growing in popularity with Caribbean artists.
Mark Corbin, Director and Content Manager describes the region as “having a rich and high calibre of music content going back many years and that continues today. Lots of the content was in the past unavailable to a global audience via music downloads, iRibbeantunes will change this by bringing this vast content together in one easy to navigate portal where the artist can benefit from being part of a collective that is focussed solely on them. Exciting times for the industry are indeed ahead.”
iRibbeantunes can be found at iribbeantunes.com and its catalogue is growing daily with new works as well as classic and vintage works. Caribbean music now has a home and it is iRibbeantunes, watch this space great things are on the horizon for Caribbean music.