Purple Stripe Honors Dancehall Greats Chaka Demus & Pliers and Konshens

MIAMI This weekend was a MAAD vibe as the enduring Jamaican model Purple Stripe celebrated the launch of their new Rum Punch and Rum Mojito canned cocktails through the fruits of Caribbean-American Heritage Month by internet hosting their DanceHall of Fame. The occasion was a vibrant celebration of Caribbean music and tradition. Co-produced with WYNCARIB at Wynwood Market in Miami, the occasion featured legendary Jamaican duo Chaka Demus & Pliers and outstanding dancehall recording artist Konshens, in addition to the revealing of mural rendered by native artist, Nate Dee.

Red Stripe Honors Dancehall Greats Chaka Demus & Pliers and Konshens
Konshens, Chaka Demus, Pliers

“This occasion transported us in time, honoring legends whereas shining a highlight on the long run era of dancehall music,” mentioned Karla Flores, Purple Stripe Model Director at HEINEKEN USA. “Dancehall is in Purple Stripe’s DNA, which is why we crafted our newest innovation of ready-to-drink canned cocktails with the colourful island spirit in thoughts. The Purple Stripe Dancehall of Fame turned up the vibe, bringing collectively Caribbean tradition and beats into an unforgettable evening.”

As a part of the night’s program, emcee and beloved radio persona Slim Metropolis led a particular presentation honoring dancehall greats Chaka Demus & Pliers and Konshens.

Konshens, Chaka Demus, Pliers


“We need to thank Purple Stripe for honoring us as dancehall legends,” mentioned Chaka Demus. “I really like seeing how music and Caribbean tradition carry us all collectively. We’ll always remember the place we got here from,” Pliers added. The legendary duo stole the stage with their swagger and a string of timeless classics, together with “Homicide She Wrote”.

The Purple Stripe Rum Drinks accessible on the occasion are the model’s first providing past beer. The ready-to-drink cocktails are actually accessible in Florida and choose markets throughout the northeast. Containing an ABV of 5.9%, each genuine drink flavors completely embody the colourful spirit of Jamaica and are available in packs of slim 12-oz. cans.