September 2011 Volume 8

The Purple Masters in Concert 2011

Basil Waite
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Over 300 KCOBs, fans and well-wishers flocked Pulse's Studio 38 on Saturday, July 23 to enjoy themselves to an evening and night of entertainment with vintage music and modeling by some of Jamaica's leading DJ's of vintage music and fashion modeling. This was the annual renewal of KCOBA Jamaica’s Purple Masters in Concert and the proceeds of this year’s event went towards refurbishing the Science block at the North Street Campus.

The evening kicked off with Charley Grant followed by Mikey Thompson at the turntable. Winston “Merritone” Blake was in the house to add sweetener to the event of vintage music. The evening also witnessed the first appearance of some 55 female and 8 male contestants in the annual renewal of the Caribbean Model Search which was emceed by Romae Gordon, Pulse's Fashion Director and General Manager.

KCOB President, Dr. Ray Fraser thanked CEO and Chairman of Pulse, KCOB Kingsley Cooper, for availing his studio 38 as the venue. Deep appreciation was also expressed for Kingsley's announcement of his company's pledge of $100,000 towards the refurbishing of the science block on the North Street campus.

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