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Let Jesus Row – J Prince

Let Jesus Row J Prince Aftertouch Music 2018 (c) Album: ELEMENTUM

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Olatunji’s “Bodyline” Refreshingly Vintage

His dreadlocks and clothes are different, signalling there’s been a shift. Olatunji Yearwood, 2015’s Groovy Soca Monarch, whose Afroscoa beat reshaped the music’s sound and style, is doing it again. As Carnival 2018 hastily approaches, Olatunji has brought his unique freshness with this year’s Bodyline, inspired, he told Newsday, by jazz and stride’s precursor, ragtime. […]

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Annie – Rome

Annie Rome Produced & Arranged By: Mevon Soodeen (Xplicit Entertainment) Videographer: Denithy Mastered By: Aaron Peters (Track7 Music) Soca Parang 2017 Official Music Video

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Traffic Jam – Mr. Legz

Traffic Jam Mr. Legz Producer: DJ Spider Mastered By: Adrian Bailey Whistle & Drum Riddim Edited By: Boss Raw Shot By: Kordel Fermin SOCA 2018

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Big Bad Soca – Bunji Garlin

“Big Bad Soca,” an anthem of togetherness, unites people in a love of soca. The savant of soca and son of the Caribbean soil, Bunji Garlin, has again taken soca music to another original form of expression. Immediately, upon hearing the intrinsic rhythm of the song, I was transported to being thousands-strong, chipping down de […]


 
 
 

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D’ All Starz Recognized As “Cultural Ambassadors” By New York Senate

Posted  September 13, 2017  by  Phillip Lashley

Picture:(From left) Tizzy, Teddyson John and Ricardo Drue and D’ All Starz headline at the Brass Fest at the Brooklyn Museum on Friday night, for Labor Day 2017. (PRESS RELEASE) Carnival celebrations in New York for this year’s Labor Day weekend bore special meaning for D’ All Starz, as the veteran Caribbean music band and […]

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“Forward Ever Backward Never”

Posted  September 13, 2017  by  Phillip Lashley

Ken Marlon Charles has endured a tempestuous relationship with the soca fraternity. KMC, a sobriquet derived from his initials, defined an era of “bashment soca” in the late 90s into the early 00s with his innovative ragga soca style and inspired several contemporary acts including Bunji Garlin, Benjai, 3Suns and Maga Dan cum Maximus Dan […]

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West Indies Hope For Miracle!

Posted  September 1, 2017  by  Phillip Lashley

Hope brilliant at Headingly. Impossible, simply impossible. In all of West Indies cricket history nothing can have been quite so gloriously scatty, unlikely, improbable and, yes, let’s go there, as impossible as the victory achieved by Jason Holder’s team at Headingley. Only one team stands above them on the list of fourth-innings run chases at […]

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Sandals Eager To Soca!

Posted  August 29, 2017  by  Phillip Lashley

The Massy group chief executive, Gervase Warner, has come out in support of the establishment of a Sandals resort in Tobago. He did, however, acknowledge concerns over the likelihood of a long tax holiday and its location in an environmentally sensitive area. “I do not know of a single place where a big hotel like […]

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Machel to Perform at CPL Final

Posted  August 24, 2017  by  Phillip Lashley

Digicel Ambassador and soca superstar, Machel Montano, has been confirmed to bring down the curtain on the fifth staging of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) with an epic performance at the Finals. Machel will take the stage during the Digicel Postgame Live segment at the Brian Lara Stadium in Trinidad and Tobago on September […]

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