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March 2018 Blog Posts (28)

Itunes Bazodee

IF you’re searching for something to do this Saturday, how about curling up with a copy of Bazodee via Itunes. When Bazodee was released in 2016 it created a stir among local audiences. The movie, starring reigning Road March King Machel Montano, is now expanding its reach and will be available on the popular Itunes platform from today.

Itunes might just be the first of many spaces you can find the 2016…

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Added by Icom on March 8, 2018 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Aaron wins 5th Chutney Soca title, bows out of the competition

WITH total support from schoolmates of St. George’s College, Aaron Duncan’s experience showed in his performance of Chutney Fire during the 2018 Schools National Carnival Intellectual Chutney Soca Monarch Competition held yesterday at the Grand Stand, Queen’s Park Savannah, PoS.

Duncan really lit up the venue with chutney fire. Speaking with reporters afterwards he said: “I feel great, I feel blessed…

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Added by Icom on March 8, 2018 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Record labels scout Nailah

JUST before young soca artiste Nailah Blackman heads to South by Southwest (SXSW) to perform on March 17, the young artiste is also being scouted by major record labels.

Anson Soverall, Blackman’s manager told Newsday, “During the last week, we have been contacted by numerous record labels. Like numerous. It is a great feeling to know the work is being recognised on an international level. Her songs are…

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Added by Icom on March 8, 2018 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Barrow brings her soca home

SHE performed at many carnivals throughout the United States and now Natasha Barrow is hoping to make her mark in the land of her birthplace, Trinidad and Tobago.

Barrow, also called Tasha, is a soca artiste and songwriter based in the US. She is also the lead vocalist in the band Vybz Evolution. She told Newsday that as a child growing up in south, she often sang at church and other…

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Added by Icom on March 6, 2018 at 3:04pm — No Comments

Three more cruises for Soca on the Seas

Nailah Blackman is billed to perform on the Unity Edition of Soca on the Seas in May.…

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Added by Icom on March 6, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Soaked in Soca platform created to push soca music in Europe

A platform to educate Europeans about soca and to push the genre has been created by a group of friends. 

Belgian DJ Nicolai Possemiers, Trinidadian Darryl Rodulfo aka DJ D-One and Raggamuffin Whiteman are the men behind the Soaked in Soca website.

“The aim is to promote soca in all its ways.  I sold my house to invest money into the project, we are going to do a…

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Added by Icom on March 6, 2018 at 2:59pm — No Comments

Dennery Segment impacts Soca Kingdom

Saint Lucia’s Soca music and by extension Saint Lucia’s carnival, was given a major boost recently, following the impact which the music had during Trinidad’s carnival 2018.

Leading the grand charge for the music, was the popular Dennery Segment, a new sub-genre of Soca music, with its infectious syncopated drum and bass, Afro-Caribbean rhythms and a fusion of English and French Creole…

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Added by Icom on March 6, 2018 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Carnival Jamaica: What Newcomers need to know!

Bigger crowds than ever are expected in Jamaica this year for the pulsating beats, show-stopping costumes and energetic party vibe of Carnival. Here’s a quick guide to what it’s all about.

What’s Carnival?

Carnival has its roots in the Catholic tradition of celebrating before the period of fasting leading up to Easter known as Lent…

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Added by Icom on March 6, 2018 at 2:41pm — No Comments

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