Canadian reggae star is back for 2007


zulu nlackagain.jpgCanadian Reggae Star (CRS) is back for a second round as its annual hunt for the country's top reggae performer gets set to go. Produced by Reggae and Soca Entertainment Television (RASE TV) in Canada, the popular talent search was launched with a bang last year and 2007 is already receiving a good response from CRS hopefuls. RASE TV recently announced the upcoming 2007 audition dates of, April 28 for Montreal and May 5 in Toronto.

"Canada has a wealth of undiscovered talent in the reggae RASE TV initiated Canadian Reggae Star to facilitate the much needed exposure that these artistes deserve," Prym Tym, RASE TV co-founder, said.

Last year's winner, Zulu Black from Montreal celebrated the inaugural CRS year living his dreams. Prizes that included a gig at the Montreal International Reggae Festival 2006 - a recording contract with Shocking Vibes and many other extras, were some of his wonderful experiences. Similarly the Canadian Reggae Star for 2007 will win: a production deal with a major reggae record company, a chance to perform at the 4th annual Montreal International Reggae Festival, performance at Toronto's Jamaica Day, Studio Time, artist development deal and free television exposure.

If you have what it takes to be the next Canadian Reggae Star, make your way to the Shauna Roberts Dance Center, 372 Ste-Catherine Ouest, Suite 306, Montreal - between 3pm - 5pm on April 28. On May 5, auditions will be held in Toronto at Club Paradise 220 Attwell Drive, Etobicoke, between 1pm - 8pm.

Both auditions and the final competition will be featured during RASE TV's In The Zone television programs aired on CHEX Durham and CHEX Peterborough, accessible through Rogers digital, Starchoice and Bell express vu.
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