I would like to start this week’s post by thanking Jay Blessed for the warm welcome last week. I am extremely excited to be a part of #TeamJayBlessed. On to this week’s review…. Since its right around the corner, I’m gonna keep the focus on Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2013. I would like to dedicate [...]
This week I chatted it up with Ragga Soca King of the World, Bunji Garlin, as he spreads Soca music during his 2012 European tour. The 4x International Soca Monarch winner and Soca ambassador took time out of his busy schedule to answer a few quick questions. Check them out below: Jay Blessed: From Fri [...]
Philanthropist and Soca music pioneer, Alison Hinds, is set to deliver another high energy live performance at the 26th annual JazzReggae Festival on Monday, May 28th, in Los Angeles, California. The JazzReggae Festival has evolved into the largest student run music festival on the campus of University of California, Los Angeles. Taking place in the intramural [...]
Did you know that Hollywood actress Gabrielle Union is a fan of Soca music? Well the Hollywood actress took her industry buddy, Boris Kudjoe, to a Machel Montano show in Ft. Lauderdale on March 8th to celebrate his birthday. Of course, Kudjoe’s wife, Nicole Ari Parker and Union’s Miami Heat boyfriend, Dwayne Wade also attended. [...]
Check out Problem Child‘s new tune “Cause It” on the Raging Mas Riddim:
Trinidadian Chutney Soca artist Ravi B (Bissambhar) is concerned to know how the media was informed about his charges BEFORE he even knew! As previously reported HERE, Ravi is charged with inciting audience members to throw objects on stage at the end of the Chutney Soca Monarch 2011 competition when Rikki Jai was crowned champion. [...]
Machel Montano has teamed up with DIP Publishing House for a book signing tour for his book “Boy Boy and the Magic Drum” throughout the United States. The Trinidadian Soca Monarch Champ plans to kick-off the event around New York’s Labor Day Carnival celebrations. Machel’s first book signing appearance will be at New York City’s [...]
Here are some of your Caribbean celebrity quotes for the week. “I’m a stitch away from making it and a scar away from falling apart.” @vincybadboy Johnny Fontainne “Belgium was so fucking mad and now I’m tired like aa dog!lol well Portugal tomorrow and its my first time there so imma wreck it.” @tonymatterhorn Tony [...]
Check out the first lady of the HD Family, Soca sensation Patrice Roberts with her latest tune off the Charlie Sheen Riddim titled Swing It Up!
I-Wayne born Cliffroy Taylor is a Jamaican Roots Reggae Singer known for his hit singles “Living In Love” and “Can’t Satisfy Her” from his debut album, Lava Ground. I-Wayne’s history includes a knack for controversial statements and/or behavior. His most recent statement refers to the current state of the local Jamaican music industry as having [...]
After having their visas revoked by the U.S. Embassy in Jamaica in May 2010, dancehall artistes Mavado and Beenie Man are happy to be returning to the U.S. Beenie Man has two birthday celebrations, one in Miami on Aug 19th on August 20th at Club Amazura, Queens. Meanwhile Mavado preps for the first annual Reggae, [...]
St. Vincent & the Grenadines soca artiste, Skinny Fabulous, has just released his newest single, “No Man” on the Storm Riddim. Check it out:
Here’s some brand new music for you from newcomer Rudy featuring the veteran Machel Montano in “Whip It.”
Trinidadian Soca artist Shurwayne Winchester has been busy making connections in Caribbean music industry to present an array of incredible singles. Many of his industry counterparts appreciate Shurwayne’s resourcefulness, and he has garnered the admiration of many. On August 2nd, one track was released that was produced by Justus Arison of JA Productions. “A friend [...]
Check out the new single from Shal Marshal titled “Trouble” off the new Soca Ska Riddim.