Monthly Archives: "December 2013"

Trinidadian soca/dancehall star Marvin “Swappi” Davis promises trouble with his new single “Cha-Os,” available worldwide from all major digital retailers on December 10, 2013, from FOX FUSE. The high-intensity party tune is becoming trademark of the soca and dancehall sensation, who is known to Caribbean music lovers across the globe for his up-tempo, energetic delivery and performances. “Cha-Os” will be available as bundle that includes the single, a road-mix and an instrumental version. The sizzling single was produced by 1st Klase Records and hit producer Klase Gonzales, who has collaboratedRead More
Trinidadian soca star Bunji Garlin takes home the 2013 Soul Train Award for Best International Performance. Other nominees in this category included Machel Montano, Emeli Sande, P-Square and Iyanya. While this year’s Soul Train Awards was taped in Las Vegas on Nov. 8, the ceremony aired this past Sunday (Dec. 1) on BET. Garlin lands this win for his hit song “Differentology.” Bunji Garlin’s “Differentology” has been the year’s biggest anthem throughout the Caribbean Carnival season and is a making a major impact in North America. DJ supergroup Major LazerRead More
There is about to be a dramatic injection of spice and diversity into Art Basel, one of the most popular Art events that occur in the United States, with the introduction of world renowned, critically acclaimed and gorgeous art. Art Basel draws tens of thousands of persons from inside and outside of Miami. However although the event has been around for 40 years, it is not known for showcasing artists or art that come from the African Diaspora. Fortunately this has been changing recently with the efforts of several peopleRead More
Tropicalfete would like to give its big thanks to everyone that joined the event last Thursday night at Negril Village and listened to Tropicalfete Inc. Top 100 songs for 2013 as well as witnessed the Award of Excellence presented to The Designing Mind Richie Richardson. And a special big thanks to Richie Richardson & his Team, DJ Best, Colossal Sounds, Shadow Storm, Mariel King, Miss Tropical Paradise International – Stephanie Miles, Miss Caribbean United States – Colette Stapleton, and Miss Caribbean United States Talent that presented Tropicalfete Award of ExcellenceRead More
The evening of Saturday 16th November, saw the official public release of the four sizzling contestants taking part in this year’s Festival Queen Show. The event, a Sashing Ceremony and Cocktail Party was hosted by His Excellency Governor Davis and his lovely wife Mrs. Davis. The ambience and venue was fit for a Queen, not just one but four young women who officially declared their intention to vie for Miss Montserrat 2013. These four ladies stood poised and elegant at an intimate cocktail party attended by press, contestant sponsors andRead More
POS, Trinidad – Ahead of Carnival 2014, Soca artiste Ricardo Drue is certainly playing his part in preventing Soca addicts around the globe from ‘kicking’ their habits, with the release of his latest offering “Socaholic”. Produced by Mastamind Productions and written by Ricardo Drue, Herbert “Burga” Joseph and Toronto’s Dr. Jay, Socaholic’s catchy lyrics, captivating melodies and infectious rhythms paint a familiar picture of Soca music fans hopelessly hooked and hypnotized by the genre’s savoury combination of Soul and Calypso. According to Drue, “The Term Socaholic connects with Soca loversRead More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. While Tobago’s golden boy of Soca, Shurwayne Winchester may be doing what he can to expose new talent out of his homeland via the Tobago Next Star project, one of the island’s very ambitious vocalists hasn’t been waiting on that opportunity. For singer/songwriter, K Kay, there’s simply no time to wait to be discovered. He believes in making his own opportunities and that he certainly has. With a brand new musical release on the Smooth Sailing Riddim produced by producer and radio personality, Angel Journie, K Kay isRead More
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. He says even if his logical mind were to tell him to give up on chasing his musical dream, his heart would never allow it. Hayden Peters, known best as Therapy- a Caledonia, Morvant, Trinidad native continues to follow his heart. Currently, he’s doing all that’s necessary to promote himself, in the same breath admitting that getting people at home in T&T, to pay closer attention and understand what he’s about, has been the biggest challenge. In the past few weeks he’s been hard at work Juelio NuRead More
New York, NY – Jamaican dancehall artist Uhan “Bucky Ital” Pearson debuts his new album Do A Ting Fi Di Poor, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on December 10, 2013, with pre-order now available, from FOX FUSE. Known for fusing reggae, dancehall, R&B and even Country music together to create his signature sound, Bucky Ital lives up to his legacy with this 11-track album. Presenting eight singles and three skits, producer Isaac Faith, of Youth Black Faith Records, is at the helm of “Sufferation,” “Gunz Dem a WalkRead More
Boston Carnival Village Launch a YouTube channel called Boston Carnival Village TV BCVTV. This move will allow for a larger bandwidth, more access to a large range of platforms that can view YouTube content as apposed to previous slideshow formats. A few days ago BCVTV released BCVTV: Soca In The Village 2013. it is a summary of all the live show they covered during the carnival season 2013. More content will be added to ensure that Boston Carnival is on the world stage. They are currently working on other initiativesRead More