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The night's performers joined together to sing Bob Marley's "One Love" the traditional closing song for the ReggaeSoca Music Awards Show

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Derrick Morgan with Half Pint
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Pat Montague talking with Charles Hyatt on his arrivalOn Saturday Evening, June 12, 2004, The 11th Annual ReggaeSoca Music Awards kicked of at 8 PM sharp in the beautiful 2500 seat Au Rene Theater at the Broward Performing Arts Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  It's the second year for the Awards in this beautiful theater.  After a brief introduction to the evening by co-host and Jamaican humorist, Charles Hyatt, the ever ready FAB 5 revved up the riddum to backup Half Pint for the first of a night filled with high energy musical performances.   Half Pint in a pre-show Interview


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Charles Hyatt, Abdul Mushin & Fae Ellington getting ready for the start of the show.



Fae Ellington and Charles Hyatt took over the stage as the applause from the quickly filling house faded out (many fans were shocked again this year as the show started within seconds of 8 PM).   Fae has been a host of the show since year one and she and Charles hosted last year's show (along with Razor who got cut this year).  Pat with Frankie of the TAB 5Fae Ellington is an actress and broadcaster who lectures around the world and serves as the Chairperson of the Entertainment Advisory Board in Jamaica.  Charles Hyatt is a Jamaican legend who has appeared in film, stage and television and has fans around the world.  Following some very funny bits of banter between Fae and Charles, the first presenters were announced and to award one of the night's top honors to VP's Strictly The Best 31as Various Artists - Reggae Album of the Year.

Abdul Mishin - ReggaeSoca Award Show MC The voice of local radio sales ace and frequent MC, Abdul Mushin, next announced the arrival on stage of The Jacobs Family for a hot stepper exhibition of Jamaican dancing styles from Ska to hip-hop dancehall.  Then the curtain lifted and, as the FAB 5 rolled the track, Fiona took the stage.  (more soon come!)

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Some images taken during rehearsals in the afternoon of the 12th.:  

Tinga Stewart rehearsing with The FAB 5

Fiona and Production Director Luther Mac

Half Pint being interviewed for Comcast/CNN Live 

Tinga with Half Pint and his manager

Sir Rockwell LIVE on WAVS from the Broward Center

Two Industry insiders with DYCR and Half Pint during rehearsals

Trini being interviewed on Comcast for CNN  

Aaron "Big Man" protecting some of the out of town Artists

Tinga Stewart and Willie Lindo

Lots more photos and Ras John's Special Report Soon Come... 

Broward Center of the Performing Arts home of the Reggaesoca Music Awards

Friday June 11th 2004

Featuring:  Clifton Dillon (Shang Records), Vinette Pryce (Journalist), Cedric Hollywood (Program Director, 99JAMS), Morland Hill (Entertainment Lawyer), Stella McGlaughlin (Ghetto Youths Records), Freddie McGregor (Artist), Faye Ellington (Broadcaster and Actress) Abdul Mushin (Snr. Account Executive, 99JAMS)

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An Irie Time Was Had By All!

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