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Tag Archives: Soca

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. KARMA RETURNS TO SURINAME AFTER 7 YEARS

    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
  4. Trinidadian Band “JOSEPH” rocks Movietowne with debut performance

    The Caribbean music landscape received a welcomed addition on July 12th with the unveiling of the multifaceted musical unit known as “JOSEPH“. The 7 member Caribbean music-fusion band had its premiere performance at the famed Fiesta Plaza, Movietowne, Port-Of-Spain and electrified the capacity crowd with their hard-hitting, catchy, original compositions all penned by bandleader Ian […]

    July 23, 2014MusicNo comments
  5. NO STOPPING FOR TRINIDAD’S RAVI B & KARMA

    After a successful Carnival 2014 in Trinidad and Tobago; Ravi B & Karma continued to represent Trinbago culture throughout the globe. They have graced many different cities breaking the barriers and spreading Chutney Soca Music. Immediately after Carnival, Karma performed in Orlando, New York City, Toronto, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Texas and Guyana. The mega hits ‘Bread’ […]

    July 22, 2014Music, TravelNo comments
  6. From the makers of comedic ‘PayDay’ – Barbadian thriller “Two Smart,” Two Clever by far!

    This movie is not for heart murmur patients on Digitalis, nor should asthma folk be watching as they may gasp too much, this film is that intense – this is a story crafted by a young Hitchcock in the making… “Two Smart” is centred on a couple who were in love, then they were not […]

    July 21, 2014Cinema2 comments
  7. ‘Two Smart’ starring Alison Hinds, George Gill and Saran Lashley: Movie Premiere, 17th July

    Barbados’ first psychological thriller, “Two Smart”, will premiere at Olympus Theatres on Thursday, July 17th under the auspices of The Rotary Club of Barbados South. Featuring popular Soca Queen Alison Hinds, George Gill and Saran Lashley, “Two Smart” is about a disgruntled married couple and a hitchhiker who get trapped in a gully during a […]

    July 12, 2014Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. “SIMPLY NATURAL FAMILY” MAKES A SPLASH WITH COMPLEX SOCA SOUNDS

    Trinidad and Tobago-based hit production house Simply Natural Family (SNF) makes a splash with their special brand of soca music to satisfy carnival-lovers year round. Inking an exclusive worldwide digital distribution deal with FOX FUSE, the SNF catalog is now available to the global audience for very the first time. SNF was established five years […]

    June 29, 2014MusicNo comments
  9. ‘PAYDAY’, the ‘Real Bajan Movie’ finally available on DVD

    ‘PAYDAY’, the ‘Real Bajan Movie’ that packed local cinemas from September to December last year will finally be available on DVD. This adult comedy is the first movie to be produced by the team at Bajans in Motion Inc. (BIM). It enjoyed a successful thirteen weeks cinema run, during which time, some Barbadians paid to […]

    June 25, 2014Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  10. Bajan bowler & Trini ODI Skipper Dazzle With Debut Hit Single

    He’s the enigmatic captain of the dynamic West Indies One-Day International (ODI) cricket team. He continues to dominate the global cricketing arena and is adored by millions the world over. Now, following his much-talked about win as ODI Player of the Year at the prestigious West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and West Indies Players Association […]

    June 8, 2014CricketNo comments
  11. Soca Star Farmer Nappy Launches New Album ‘Big People Party’ in New York City

    Internationally-acclaimed Trinidadian soca star Darryl “Farmer Nappy” Henry officially launched his new album Big People Party to a full-capacity crowd at legendary New York City concert venue Sounds Of Brazil (S.O.B.’s), on April 13, 2014. His third, full-length studio effort Big People Party was released worldwide in stores and online on February 25, 2014 from […]

    April 15, 2014MusicNo comments
  12. Canadian Women’s Club of Trinidad and Tobago (CWC) Fete sizzles with sweet Soca

    The 2014 edition of the annual Canadian Women’s Club of Trinidad and Tobago (CWC) Fete unleashed a mix of local culinary delights and cultural talents for an amazing evening of enjoyment with the purpose of raising funds for several charities and worthy causes in T&T. The Maraval residence of the Canadian High Commissioner to Trinidad […]

    February 27, 2014Agriculture, MusicNo comments
  13. JOHN HARDY’S HEAD DESIGNER BASKS AT LIMEGROVE: JEWELLERY FIT FOR A QUEEN OF SOCA

    Guy Bedarida inscribed his name on customer pieces right there in the boutique. What a delight for many John Hardy owners and fans…

    February 25, 2014Fashion, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. Barbadian Music Producers strike rich again: Soca Star Farmer Nappy Releases New Album, ‘Big People Party’

    Soca star Darryl “Farmer Nappy” Henry brings the spirit of Trinidad Carnival to the global masses with his new album Big People Party, available worldwide from all major digital retailers, as well as physical CD in stores, on February 25, 2014, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. Celebrating over 30 years in music, the […]

    February 23, 2014Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. Barbadian Queen of Soca Allison Hinds Appointed Ambassador

    Barbadian Alison Hinds has been appointed the International Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW International) Goodwill Ambassador. In her letter of appointment President of the BPW International Freda Miriklis said, “We have identified in you, qualities that contribute to BPW International efforts, in raising awareness of the aims, objectives and key priorities of the […]

    February 23, 2014Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. 1st KLASE RECORDS PRESENTS STAG RIDDIM: PART 2, FEATURING BUNJI GARLIN, SWAPPI, LYRIKAL & MORE

    1st Klase Records presents its highly anticipated Stag Riddim: Part 2, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on February 11, 2014, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. The futuristic, heavy bass, grime-meets-soca formula of Stag Riddim: Part 2, produced by Klase Gonzales and mixed by Neel “Fadda” Dwala, are signature sounds of 1st […]

    February 2, 2014MusicNo comments
  17. Rikki Jai and Nigel Rojas unleash “Clap Your Hands” for T.T. Carnival 2014

    According to several indigenous music fans and local industry insiders Rikki Jai and Nigel Rojas are en route to Chutney Soca supremacy with the release of their Carnival 2014 offering “Clap Your Hands“. Clap Your Hands was written by Jai and Rojas and produced by Big Rich of the Punkalunks Factory. The success of this […]

    January 28, 2014Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. CE’CILE & MR. VEGAS “MASH UP THE PLACE” SOCA STYLE

    It’s soca season and Ce’Cile and Mr. Vegas, two of Jamaica’s most successful dancehall artistes have teamed up to release what is expected to be one of the hottest tracks this soca season, Mash Up the Road. Mash Up the Road was produced by Studio 758 out of St. Lucia and Mr. Vegas’ own MV […]

    January 24, 2014MusicNo comments
  19. We Ready 2014! Busta Rhymes Teams Up with Bunji Garlin on Differentology Remix

    Bunji Garlin will release his upcoming studio album next year on VP Records. His anticipated release will be his first full-length release on VP Records since 2007’s Global. The Trinidadian artist and international soca royalty is known for his high-energy stage shows, lyrical confidence and eloquence. Garlin is both a composer and performer of soca […]

    January 19, 2014MusicNo comments
  20. Trini-based Vocalist Ricardo Drue joins popular Caribbean band, Roy Cape

    The blessings of the season keep rolling in for Soca artiste Ricardo Drue. Still riding high on the successful release of his Carnival 2014 groovy Soca track “Socaholic” the Antiguan-born singer-songwriter has once again been recruited as a frontline vocalist for world renowned Soca outfit Roy Cape All Stars. Ricardo who has written songs for […]

    December 20, 2013Music, TravelNo comments
  21. Soca’s New Leader (BET) Bunji Garlin Took Over NYC, Boston, Hartford Last Week

    Bunji Garlin, known to many as the Viking of Soca, is taking the genre to new heights. A year after his explosive single’s release, “Differentology (Ready For The Road)” is breaking beyond Caribbean Carnival and turning into a massive hit in North America. The single was recently chosen as one of NPR’s Favorite Anthems for 2013 and is in the running for MTV […]

    December 17, 2013MusicNo comments
  22. South Carolina based Soca artiste delivers pulsating J’ouvert track “Red Devil”

    The upcoming T&T Carnival 2014 season will be a long and competitive one as several artistes from near and far have already thrown their hats into the ring for Soca supremacy. One such entertainer is South Carolina based Soca artiste, Champeon, who recently released his J’ouvert inspired contribution “Red Devil”. The Trinidad-born Champeon whose real […]

    December 5, 2013Music, TravelNo comments
  23. Ricardo Drue revives term of ‘Socaholism,’ which CBC TV8 used in 2004

    Years ago, under Dr Allyson Leacock, the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation developed the term Socaholic which was eventually shelved for a while as Bajans got hypocritically upset since it sounded like Alcoholic. But the Celebration Time calypso tent tried using it for one of their characters, again to not much fanfare – now Trinidad is having […]

    December 4, 2013Music, Travel1 comment
  24. Bajan Soca Stars Shine in Cayman in special concert to assist in getting a Dialysis Unit

    Six of Barbados’ best Soca artistes performed to a capacity crowd in the Cayman Islands on November 15. Billed as ‘Fantastic Friday‘, the show was part of the Pirates Week festivities in Cayman. Alison Hinds and Anderson ‘Blood’ Armstrong – two former members of the band Square One – came out in support of their […]

    November 17, 2013Health, MusicNo comments
  25. Producers of “PAYDAY,” set to thrill with new movie: ‘Two Smart’ with Soca Queen

    Producers of the local hit movie PAYDAY, Let’s Do This Films, are doing it again. The Barbadian film production company has just wrapped up the principal filming of their latest project, the psychological thriller “Two Smart.” Once again writer and co-director Shakirah Bourne has kept it all local with a Barbadian focus and cast which […]

    November 14, 2013Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments