A true testament that Alison’s talent is appreciated globally, her video release of “Faluma/Makelele” video premiered on the African Channel. The video is now at 19K views on You Tube after just a month.
This summer Alison took centre stage at the Jazz Reggae concert at UCLA, and the PanJazz 2012 concert at Lincoln Centre in NYC. Alison was also the only female performer at this year’s Hot 97 On Da Reggae Tip Show that was held at the Hammerstein Ballroom during the West Indian Day Parade week in NYC.
A recipient for ‘Outstanding work in Calypso, Zouk Award and the Caribbean Heritage Award for “Outstanding Contribution to Soca Music as an icon of the “girl’s” power movement, Alison has carved out the perfect niche for herself.
She recently launched the Alison Hinds Wonderland Foundation in her homeland of Barbados. The Foundation is created for the empowerment of women. The mission of the foundation is to help improve the quality of life for girls, women and families worldwide. Although, the Foundation is primarily in Barbados, the mission of the project is to ensure that the message of the foundation is heard and felt globally to encourage women empowerment everywhere.
Other performers are Machel Montano and the HD family Patrice Roberts, Michellle Xavier and Nisha B. The “Girl Power” Miami Carnival will be hosted by Vanessa James and Barry Hype