At Haitian Music Zone, our passion lies in promoting and celebrating the rich Haitian culture. We strive to dispel the shadows that have hidden the true beauty of our nation from the world. Our mission focuses on showcasing all aspects of Haitian life and enlightening the Caribbean-American community.
Though our beloved country is facing challenging times, we are determined to overcome these obstacles and shine a light on our nation’s strengths. We firmly believe that Haiti’s resilience will ultimately triumph, as it has countless times before. Our history proves that we are much like a bamboo tree – flexible and resistant to even the most powerful storms. Here at Haitian Music Zone, we have one primary goal: to help Haiti weather these challenges by highlighting our people’s extraordinary characteristics. Now, more than ever, we are dedicated to reshaping our country – a unique gem in the annals of world history.
The Haitian culture is an intricate tapestry woven with music, art, literature, poetry, and history. We are devoted to preserving our heritage for future generations and helping Haiti reclaim its rightful position on the world stage. Our programming caters to listeners’ diverse tastes with an eclectic mix spanning Kompa, Salsa, Merengue, Hip-hop, Reggaetón, and Bachata – just to name a few.
Our platform gives you the flexibility to enjoy your favorite tunes whenever you wish. So kick back and unwind – listen to your heart and let your mood guide you. No matter your vibe, you’re in the right zone here at Haitian Music Zone.
1492-12-05 – Columbus discovers Hispaniola (El Espanola/Haiti)
1772-06-06 – Haitian explorer Jean Baptiste-Pointe Dusable settles Chicago
1790-10-23 – Slaves revolt in Haiti (later suppressed)
1791-08-22 – Haitian Slave Revolution begins under voodoo priest Boukman
1793-08-29 – Slaves in French colony of St Domingue (Haiti) freed
1793-09-20 – British troops under Major-general Williamson lands on (French) Haiti
1794-05-06 – Haiti, under Toussaint L’Ouverture revolts against France Explorer of the New World Christopher Columbus
1801-07-07 – Toussaint L’Ouverture declares Haitian independence
1802-06-15 – Toussaint L’Ouverture leaves Haiti, prisoner on French ship Héros
1802-08-07 – Napoleon orders re-instatement of slavery on St Domingue (Haiti)
1803-11-18 – Battle of Vertieres, in which Haitians defeat French
1803-11-29 – Dessalines, Christophe declarent St Domingue (Haiti) independent
1804-01-01 – Haiti gains independence from France (National Day)
1804-03-29 – Thousands of Whites massacred in Haiti
1806-10-17 – Former leader of the Haitian Revolution, Emperor Jacques I of Haiti was assassinated after an oppressive rule.