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Tag Archives: Soca

  1. Bashment in Junior Monarch competition gets thumbs-up from Gospel artiste

    The decision by the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) to have three separate categories judged in the 2022 Junior Monarch Competition meets with approval from Head of the Barbados Association of Creatives and Artistes (BACA) … The gospel artiste, under his NGO hat, described the move to add soca and bashment soca to the traditional calypso […]

    June 11, 2022Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  2. New-look Junior Monarch registration closes soon

    For the first time ever the National Cultural Foundation will crown a junior soca and bashment soca monarch along with the traditional calypso monarch. The three-tier show, which was previously categorised by age, will now be done according to genre: calypso, soca and bashment soca. Three separate competitions with three different genre monarchs. The preliminaries […]

    June 8, 2022Breaking News, Featured, MusicNo comments
  3. Kes, Kranium, Killa & Voice are headed to USA’s Hookie Weekend

    This coming ‘Juneteenth Long Weekend’ (June 16th to 20th), top Caribbean performers will descend on the nation’s capital, Washington DC for an epic extravaganza of entertainment culture. The beloved, returning Hookie Weekend 2022 produced by Hookie Life Entertainment will bring the energetic sounds of Soca and Dancehall music to the DMV with first-rate performances by […]

    June 1, 2022MusicNo comments
  4. Natalyah aims for EUK Soca Monarch title at Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations

    Following the release of her up-tempo Soca track ‘Proper‘, Trinidad-born Swiss Soca Sensation Natalyah is riding high on the success of this latest fruit of her labour. ‘Proper’ has earned her a place in the finals of 2022 Europe United Kingdom Soca Monarch (EUKSM) competition set for June 5th during the ‘Big Platinum Festival‘ in […]

    May 18, 2022MusicNo comments
  5. Natalyah releases ‘Proper’ and gears up for 2022 EUK Soca Monarch

    For her first contribution to the mix of 2022 Soca songs, Trinidad-born Soca-Pop sensation Natalyah has unleashed her new Power-Soca track ‘Proper‘. With this latest single she will enter the 2022 edition of the Europe United Kingdom Soca Monarch Competition with its finals set for June of this year. ‘Proper‘ was produced by award-winning Trinbagonian […]

    March 4, 2022MusicNo comments
  6. Miguel Maestre jump starts the Soca season with ‘Fan’

    Even with the absence of major in-person Carnival events, the eruption of new Soca music releases still remains constant. Singer-songwriter and admitted Soca fan Miguel Maestre has released his latest 2022 single dedicated to the global community of Soca music devotees and appropriately titled ‘Fan’. Fan is described as a lively mid-tempo track which is […]

    February 11, 2022MusicNo comments
  7. Champeon sings one for the ‘Girls’

    With the current plethora of in-person events and the return of physical Carnival celebrations throughout the diaspora, all-round entertainer and artiste Champeon has brought forward a fresh Soca song that is dedicated to the ladies. The new release is aptly titled “Girls”. “Girls” is described as a dance-party Soca track that shines the spotlight on […]

    October 14, 2021MusicNo comments
  8. Soca-Pop sensation Natalyah unleashes ‘Save Meh’

    In her continued mission to deliver the sounds of the Caribbean to an international audience, Trinidad-born Swiss Soca-Pop artiste Natalyah has a released a new single and a captivating new music video for, ‘Save Meh’. Natalyah was born in San Fernando, Trinidad to a Trinidadian father and Swiss mother. Although she left the shores of […]

    June 19, 2021MusicNo comments
  9. Leadpipe and Saddis; ‘Looka Trouble (Rich & Happy Riddim)’ – Barbados

    Artwork by 1Oak Designs Executive Producers: R.H., Paul Parris & Pull De Trigga  

    May 17, 2021Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. Patrice Roberts – Tender (Tender Touch Riddim) 2021 Soca

    There is more than one way to express thankfulness, be it to a higher power, the people we love or the music we connect with. One thing remains unchanged, with gratitude comes Tender Touch. We thank you, the listeners, for your unwavering support and loyalty. So with music of love and appreciation, AdvoKit Productions joins […]

    November 17, 2020Music, Video GalleryNo comments

    The Government of Barbados is set to confer the instruments of appointment on three of the recently announced Cultural Ambassadors of Barbados. They are cultural practitioners Alison Hinds, Stedson ‘RPB’ Wiltshire and Dr. Anthony ‘Mighty Gabby’ Carter – all highly regarded for their consistent musical excellence. According to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth […]

    January 4, 2018MusicNo comments
  12. D’Chancellor brings forth Carnival 2017 track “Wajank”

    The word ‘Wajank‘ is a slang which originated in Trinidad and Tobago and is defined as a person who acts in an irresponsible or reckless manner. For Carnival 2017 Soca artiste Keston ‘D’Chancellor‘ Harris will be encouraging the masses to channel their inner wajank with his latest J’ouvert-centric release. ‘Wajank‘ was written by D’Chancellor and […]

    January 22, 2017MusicNo comments
  13. “Rupee” Signed to International Label, ULTRA Music, Signaling Major Possibilities for Soca

    Ultra Music – the North American electronic music record label, which comprises Ultra Records, Ultra Music Publishing and Empire Artist Management, is about to work its magic with a Caribbean sound, brought to life by Rupert Clarke – the artiste best known as Rupee. The deal could rake in big gains for the entertainer but […]

    January 16, 2017Featured, MusicNo comments
  14. Iwer George “Iwer For Christmas” (Official Music Video)

    Iwer George – Iwer For Christmas (Official Music Video) 2016 Parang HD

    November 6, 2016Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. Flow investing over $500,000 in ‘sweetest summer festival’

    Where there is Crop Over, there will be Flow. So says Barbados’ leading telecoms provider who will this year pump more than half-a-million dollars into the world’s ‘sweetest summer festival‘ as part of its ‘Big Blue Summer‘ campaign. “Flow is dedicated to connecting people, and we are always seeking new ways to develop innovative ideas […]

    July 3, 2016Featured, MusicNo comments

    From Soufriere to The Bahamas to Bejing in China and back, Benje has every intention of making a notable mark in his home country of St. Lucia, especially for this year’s Carnival 2016. Since his return from the Bahamas, Benje has been radio hopping to promote his Groovy Soca Track ‘Lay Bam Bam‘ and to […]

    June 26, 2016MusicNo comments

    Internationally-acclaimed, Trinidad and Tobago-born and based entertainer Darryl “Farmer Nappy” Henry celebrates over 30 years in soca music and his rich legacy manifests with his new masterpiece album, House Of Soca, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released on January 29, 2016), from FOX FUSE. Born and raised in the town of Siparia […]

    February 14, 2016MusicNo comments
  18. Mr Wiggins sponsored by Flow earns “Tune of De Crop 2015” a.k.a – Peter Ram

    2nd          $5000 Mash Up “When Ah Touch Down“: King Bubba FM 3rd          $2000 Spontaneous: RPB

    August 3, 2015MusicNo comments

    Trinidad & Tobago soca superstar Fay Ann Lyons revealed her debut EP Raze and the title track’s video (directed by Fay Ann and Titan VCD). The 4-song set is available now on iTunes and features her latest hits and 2015 Carnival anthems (“Raze,” “Break the World, ” “Catch Me” and “Don’t Tempt Me“). The EP […]

    July 29, 2015MusicNo comments
  20. NCF Announces ‘Soca Royale 2015’ Finalists

    Sweet Soca Finalists Blood – Feel Alive Edwin – Party Ah De Year Hypasoundz – Sugar Rush iWeb – All Inclusive Mistah Dale – Celebrate Red Plastic Bag – Spontaneous T.C – Under De Influence Reserve: Nikita – Wine Gyal Party Monarch Finalists Blood – Let It Go Hypasoundz – How She Like It iWeb […]

    July 5, 2015Featured, MusicNo comments
  21. Caribbean Soca Queen, Barbadian Alison Hinds, to Perform at Miramar Cultural Center

    Crowned the undisputed “Queen of SOCA” by fans worldwide, her powerful, emotional vocals and high-energy live shows are legendary in Caribbean music. Alison Hinds will bring all that and more, to the Miramar Cultural Center on Friday, June 19th at 8:00 p.m. for a one-of-a-kind show in celebration of Caribbean-American Heritage Month. The show will […]

    June 15, 2015Featured, MusicNo comments

    Trinidad and Tobago-based hit producer Anson Soverall injects fuel into the global soca music scene with a slew of recent smash releases bound to satisfy carnival-lovers year round. Inking an exclusive worldwide digital distribution deal with FOX FUSE, Soverall’s catalog is now available to the international audience for very the first time. Based in Santa […]

    April 26, 2015MusicNo comments
  23. FLOW launches new local TV Channel 99: Will Fadda Fox win?

    Flow video customers will get to see Leadpipe, Saddis and Fadda Fox – free of charge – as they vie for the crown at the International Soca Monarch Finals, airing live from Trinidad this Friday, February 13, 2015 just by tuning into Flow’s new local channel, Flow TV, shown on channel 99. Speaking about the […]

    February 13, 2015MusicNo comments
  24. Trinidadian artiste Champeon unleashes groovy Soca track “2nite”

    Trinidadian Soca artiste Champeon has released his groovy Soca contender entitled ‘2nite’ which by several accounts is geared to be a true ladies anthem with its catchy hooks and attention-grabbing instrumentation. Champeon whose real name is Ronnel Ramirez is based in South Carolina and collaborated with US Virgin Islands crooner Adam O for this latest […]

    December 26, 2014MusicNo comments

    As the mega hits ‘Bread’, ‘Prescription’ ‘Drinka’ & ‘Dularie’ made quite the buzz in Suriname, they are now taking these hits together with their new 2015 releases such as ‘Dulahin’ by Ravi B, ‘Touch me by Nisha B, ‘Monday by Ravi B and many more. Ravi B & Nisha B will be joined by new […]

    November 29, 2014MusicNo comments