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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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Bashment Soca’s Main Man

Posted  August 17, 2017  by  Phillip Lashley

There’s no doubt that Bashment Soca music has grown by leaps and bounds this year. In fact, one could even say that Bashment Soca dominated Crop Over 2017. But just where do these catchy rhythms come from? Bajan Vibes recently sat down with Haskell DJ Spider Greenidge, the man responsible for producing many Bashment Soca […]

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Panman Eyes Record

Posted  August 17, 2017  by  Phillip Lashley

CAN you imagine standing and playing an instrument for 24 hours continuously, with no breaks for food, water, sleep, or even to use the bathroom? Well, this is exactly what local panman Marcus Lewis is hoping to achieve to set the Guinness record for the “Longest Marathon Playing Steel-Drums”. Lewis, a Tobago native who is […]

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Trinidad and Tobago Win Gold

Posted  August 13, 2017  by  Phillip Lashley

(Reuters) – Trinidad and Tobago denied United States a seventh successive world 4×400 meters relay title when Lalonde Gordon overhauled Fred Kerley on the final straight to win a breathtaking final at the World Athletics Championships on Sunday. The U.S led for most of the race and appeared to be on course for another win […]

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Notting Hill Carnival to fall silent for fire victims

Posted  August 4, 2017  by  Phillip Lashley

By Joseph Charles United Kingdom | Friday 4 August 2017: 13:13 BST The horns, whistles and thundering sound systems of London’s exuberant annual carnival will be silenced for one minute this year. At 3pm on Bank Holiday Monday 28 August Notting Hill Carnival static and mobile sounds, steelbands and carnivalgoers are being asked to keep […]

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Ma-kit Play-ce – Nisa

Posted  August 4, 2017  by  Phillip Lashley

Market Place (Ma-kit Play-ce) Nisa Nora The Village Riddim Gospel Soca 2017

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