Barbados two much? Biggie Irie and Peter Ram In Trinidad’s International Groovy Soca Monarch Competition Semi-finals
by AirBourne / January 31st, 2009
Pyramid Entertainmentis pleased to announce that two members of its roster have been successful in reaching the semi final round ofTrinidad’sillustriousInternational Groovy Soca Monarch competition. The annual competition was established in 2001 and was dominated by Trinidadians up until 2007 whenBarbadian Biggie Irieclaimed the title with his hit“Nah Goin Home”.
Incensed by this achievementBiggie Iriehas convinced fellow Barbadian artistes to follow in his footsteps and enter this stiffly competitive arena. In this year’s competition two Barbadian artistes have battled through strong Trinidadian opposition to win spots in the semi-final. These arePyramid Entertainment’sPeter Ramwith his 2008 hit“Tight”, fellow camp memberBiggie Iriewith his homage to plus sized women“Bigg Girlzz“.
These two will be preparing for the semi-final battle onSunday 8th of Februaryat theArima Velodrome. The panel of judges will include celebrity judgeDanny Glover, along with several other seasoned music veterans.
In yet another Trinidadian competition, theBarbados 2008 Party MonarchwinnerKhiomalis also preparing to compete in theInternational Power Socacompetition asa finalist. He is automatically a finalist based on this 2008 title. This competition’s semi-finals will be held in conjunction with the International Groovy Socacompetition at theArima Velodrome.Pyramid Entertainmentwishes them the very best in their efforts and the Barbadian contingent will be exceedingly vocal in their support for these three very outstanding artistes.
Complete list of finalists:
Alicia Lee Ansel Joseph Benjai Biggie Irie Blazz Cassie Cedonia Chucky Peter Ram Erphaan Alves Esther Dyer Pelf Shal Marshall Skhi Tracey D Zan
Farmer Nappy Fay-Ann Lyons Fireball Gary Jackson Hunter Iwer George Kerwin Du Bois Patch Nadia Batson Patrice Roberts Sean Caruth Shyann Bailey Sugar Raye Tizzy Zoleah