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Featured Blog Posts – May 2015 Archive (4)

Top 5 Soca Songs That Crossed Over {VIDEO + PICS}

TIED AT # 5 Rupee “Tempted To Touch”(2004) and Alison Hinds “Roll It Gal”  (2006)

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The longtime frontwoman for Barbados’ No. 1 band Square One, Alison Hinds solidified her place as soca’s biggest female solo act with “Roll It Gyal.” A…

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Added by omar on May 31, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Jab Jab takes pride of it's place in Grenada’s Spice Mas (VIDEO+PCS)

Jab Jab: The True Essence {VIDEO+PICS}

If you had any doubt about the importance of the Jab Jab in Grenada, a trip to this year’s Spice Mas would’ve cured that.

This year’s festivities sealed Grenada’s reputation as the Jab Jab capital of the world with Jab Jab songs claiming top prizes and the actual Jab Jabs wowing locals and visitors alike around the country.

In the Soca Monarch…

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Added by omar on May 25, 2015 at 3:30am — No Comments

CROP OVER: A NATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CULTURE, MUSIC & REVELRY

Fun Barbados - The Barbados Crop Over Festival

The Crop Over Festival in Barbados which ends with the spectacular Carnival/Kadooment Parade, is the season used to celebrate the ending of the local Sugar Cane harvest, and is distinctly unique from the Carnival festivities in other Caribbean countries.

Many "old time" elements like the local cultural characters mix with modern additions to give this…

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Added by REDD on May 24, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Barbados Cropover Festival

Rihanna and friends are pictured during Crop Over while on break from touring.

Festival history

The Crop Over summer festival is Barbados' most popular and colourful festival. Its origins can be traced back to the 1780's, a time when Barbados was the world's largest producer of sugar.

At the end of the sugar season, there was always a huge celebration to mark the culmination of another successful sugar cane harvest - the Crop Over…

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Added by REDD on May 2, 2015 at 7:49am — No Comments

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