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Saint Vincent & The Grenadines celebrates 42 years of Independence



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Added by omar on October 30, 2021 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Soca Gold 2021

Bajan Queen of Soca Alison Hinds has enriched us with so many memorable tunes over the years, both during her time with Square One and as a solo artist. She has given us such tracks as Faluma, Roll It Gal, West Indian, Born Wit It, Talk Bout (on the Sovereign Riddim), and now Go Gal, which features on the latest release of Soca Gold 2021 from VP Records.

Go Gal isn’t a track you…

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Added by omar on October 30, 2021 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Lil Rick performing LIVE at DIS IS RICK NYC, Sat November 27th, EARLY BIRD's sold out, Get available TIX NOW, click BELOW

DIS is RICK NYC

Lil Rick Performs Live in Concert

The BIG BAD Barbados Independence Celebration

SOLD OUT - Super Early Bird & Early Bird Tickets…

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Added by omar on October 30, 2021 at 4:56pm — No Comments

Jah Cure Reveals SHOCKING Info Before Being Locked Up – Video

A video has been circulating recently featuring detained reggae artiste Jah Cure, who had some very interesting accomplishments to tell his fans about. The video gives a unique perspective as it allows one to see the state of mind the entertainer was in before him being arrested on October 2nd for an alleged stabbing incident that took place in Amsterdam, Netherlands the day before.…

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Added by omar on October 11, 2021 at 1:30am — No Comments

Jah Cure Held Without Bail, Faces Up To 15 Years In Dutch Prison

Jah Cure is being held without bail and is facing up to 15 years in a Dutch prison for attempted murder and assault charges.

The reggae artist who was convicted for rape more than a decade ago but only served 8 of the 13-year sentence handed down due to a successful parole application may be locked away for a long time if…

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Added by omar on October 11, 2021 at 1:30am — No Comments

Former Trinidad Calypso Monarch Singing Sandra has passed away

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Added by omar on January 31, 2021 at 7:24am — No Comments

Calypso Rose: Lioness in the Jungle will roar in Tokyo this April

Calypso Rose: Lioness in the Jungle a film that depicts the life and times of Calypso Rose (McCartha Linda Sandy-Lewis) is set to be screened in Tokyo from April 23rd this year and other cities thereafter.

The film which showcased at the 64th Cannes Film Festival in 2011 is directed by Pascale Obolo and produced by two French production companies, Maturity Productions and Dynamo Productions,…

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Added by omar on January 20, 2021 at 3:00am — No Comments

Carnival Fever is real

I do not need to live on campus, my character does not need building, it is definitely already formed thank you, I said to my friend. This was the night I made my grand entrance on the Sir Frank Worrell Halls of Residence at the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies in Barbados.

I was no spring chicken, I was over the hill, and any other played out cliché you could think of.…

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Added by omar on January 20, 2021 at 2:30am — No Comments

Acoustic Concert Review – Teddyson John’s Caribbean Moscato

Teddyson John’s acoustic concert was brought to audiences worldwide on YouTube on Sunday 22 November 2020 to showcase the 11-track project, Caribbean Moscato. Before he started, Teddyson made sure he welcomed his audience and band members, who were already serenading us with soothing rhythms and harmonies to match the natural surroundings of Saint Lucia. As this concert was held at Hotel Chocolat, with the Piton mountains in the background,…

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Added by omar on January 20, 2021 at 2:00am — No Comments

Woman is the latest soca release from three times International Soca Monarch Voice

A physical Trinidad carnival may not be on the cards, but artists are still releasing music, this we are happy to see/hear.

One such artist is three times International Soca Monarch, Voice (Aaron St Louis), who provides us with another soulful tune in the form of Woman.…

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Added by omar on January 20, 2021 at 1:43am — No Comments

Nailah Blackman x Sammy Jo - Farmer (Official Music Video) | 2021 Soca

Farmer‘ is the title given to the song by super talented musician who is known all over as Nailah Blackman x Sammy Jo on stage.

Nailah Blackman x Sammy Jo goes solo on this catchy sound which is out for public consumption. In mp3 format with the best quality, Nailah Blackman x Sammy Jo on this song ‘Farmer‘ was recorded with a…

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Added by omar on January 19, 2021 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Bajan soca artists Statement believes In This

Added by omar on January 19, 2021 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Kes - WIADCA Brass Fest (New York Carnival 2020) | Virtual Performance

Added by omar on January 8, 2021 at 1:38am — No Comments

A New Journal For Carnival Arts

Studying Carnival arts will never be the same again. Research will be so much easier after a new academic journal dedicated to the subject has launched later this year.

The International Journal of Carnival Arts (IJCA) represents a new approach to writing about and recording our core Carnival artforms – steelpan, calypso and mas.

The IJCA is not…

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Added by omar on December 7, 2020 at 6:30am — No Comments

No Mas Domnik for 2021 as Dominica cancels Carnival

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Added by omar on December 7, 2020 at 6:30am — No Comments

Majah Hype Shed Tears On IG Live Denies Ex-Fiancee’s Abuse Claims, Says He Was Molested As A Child

Comedian Majah Hype BEAT Wife - 'Burst' Her Eye! (Graphic VIDEO) Leaked Her Sex Tape As Revenge For Abuse Allegations

Majah Hype has come out to tell his side of the story and is alleging that his ex-fiancee has been verbally abusive and confrontational. He did not directly address the claims by his ex that he had physically and sexually abused her, pulled a gun on her and crashed her…

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Added by omar on December 7, 2020 at 6:12am — No Comments

Bounty Killer Confesses To Feeling “Hurt” And “Vex” After D’Angel Left Him For Beenie Man

It was Bounty Killer’s turn in the hot seat on Wednesday’s episode of Magnum’s ‘Spice It Up” talk show hosted by the very vivacious Queen of Dancehall, Spice. Leave it to the Genie singer to get the Warlord to open up, and quite candidly so, about how he felt when his former flame and Dancehall artiste D’Angel ran off with his then archenemy, Beenie Man.

It was sometime in 2005 when the two split,…

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Added by omar on December 7, 2020 at 5:58am — No Comments

The Story Behind Today’s Google Doodle Honoree and Founder of Notting Hill Carnival, Claudia Jones (Watch)

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Claudia Jones, feminist, anti-racism campaigner, and the founder of the popular Notting Hill Carnival in London, is being honored as today’s Google Doodle in the UK.

On this day in 2008, Jones was honored with a Great British Stamp in the “Women of Distinction” series to…

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Added by omar on October 14, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Blaxx asks fans to keep him in prayer as he recovers from illness

Soca singer Blaxx is recuperating from a kidney infection. An appeal has been put out for funds to assist with his medical expenses.

Soca singer Blaxx is recuperating from a kidney infection. An appeal has been put out for funds to assist with his medical expenses.…

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Added by omar on October 13, 2020 at 3:21pm — No Comments

The difference between Carnival in Trinidad, Salvador & Rio

Added by omar on October 13, 2020 at 3:10pm — No Comments

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