Mr Dale Reaches Final Round of International Groovy Soca Monarch Finals
For the second consecutive year another Barbadian Artiste has made it to the Finals of the International Groovy Soca Monarch Finals. 2007 People’s Monarch and Road March King Mr. Dale has gone through to the final stage of this year’s competition with his hit song ?Soca Junkie?. In a tightly contested battle held at the Arima Velodrome in Trinidad.
Mr. Dale secured a spot in the top three during the semifinal stage among the likes of Trinidad’s Kerwin Du Bois featuring Shal Marshall, and Patrice Roberts to book a spot in the Finals where he will compete against fellow Barbadian and reigning International Groovy Soca Monarch, Biggie Irie who will be defending his current title with his 2K7 release ?Band on Fyah.?
Barbadian Party Monarch Finalist, Peter Ram also competed in this highly respected competition, with his pulsating track ?Pumpin? This infectious song which is on the Nirvana Rhythm, is being heavily rotated on the Trinidadian airwaves and is always penetrating the international market.
The ten finalists for the International Groovy Soca Monarch Competition are – Kerwin Du Bois featuring Shal Marshall, Patrice Roberts, Mr. Dale, Farmer Nappy, Shurwayne Winchester, Skhi, Peter C. Lewis, Tizzy, Tony Prescott and Biggie Irie.
2007 Party Monarch Winner Lil Rick was the lone Barbadian entrant in the Power Monarch Semifinals. However he wasn’t successful in his bid for a spot in the finals. Despite this, 2007 Party Monarch Winner Lil Rick winning song ?Caan Wait? and its music video continue to get heavy rotation on Trinidad and Tobago’s radio and television stations.The finals come off on Fantastic Friday, 1st February, 2008 at the Queens Park Oval, Port of Spain.