NEW YORK, NY- On the heels of headlining performances in Toronto for OVO Fest and Notting Hill Carnival in London, Soca star Bunji Garlin, born Ian Alvarez, will be delivering his highly anticipated album “Turn Up” on VP Records, this Friday September 1st. Featuring carnival anthems ‘Big Bad Soca’, ‘Take Over Town’ and "Climb." The 17-song album encompasses the soul of Soca music and the pride and joy of carnival.
“Turn Up” comes just in time for the New York Carnival season as Bunji is set to headline Hot 97 Radio's annual Labor Day concert On Da Reggae and Soca Tip for the second year in a row. Garlin's New York promotional schedule will include an appearance at The Apple Store in Williamsburg as part of their 'Today at Apple’ series and a stop at Brooklyn Mirage with the successful Busshead Tour co-starring Machel Montano.