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Posted On July 18, 2017By Emma CotejarIn Caribbean Cultural News, Reggae, soca

Soca Gold 2017 Debuts at Number 1

  Soca Gold 2017 Debuts at Number 1 on Billboard Reggae Chart   NEW YORK, NY– Soca Gold 2017 has made its debut on the Billboard Reggae Chart, landing at number one this week. For twenty years, the annual series has set the standard for carnival music, bringing a taste of the Caribbean Islands with a current sample of the best Caribbean carnival hits. “We are excited that the album has debuted at #1 on the Billboard chart, especially for its 20th year” said Edwin Howell, A&R Director for VP Records. “TheRead More
Ricardo Drue has been traveling from city to city, non stop since carnival 2017
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad & Tobago. May 24th, 2017———— A weekend reminder that rest and relaxation does exist. Soca heartthrob, Ricardo Drue spent last weekend on the beautiful island of St. Lucia where he bore witness to the marriage of two of his very close friends. It was a good reality check for the ‘Stamp Yuh Name’ singer whose been jetting across the region and internationally for months. With several projects high on his priority list, Ricardo shows no sign of slowing down and he admits, quality time with family is mostRead More
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On its 20th year, the top selling Soca Gold compilation album by VP Records will be released at a time when soca is hotter than ever before. With an abundance of cultures embracing the Carnival season, along with soca influences being witnessed in many of today’s biggest contemporary pop hits, Soca Gold is destined to be the soundtrack to the summer. Pre-orders are available now and the album is available everywhere on June 23rd. The two-disc CD compilation includes 17 breakout hits including ‘No Name’ from Soca sensation Rupee featuringRead More
  As promised by the management of the SAO Soca Awards Ltd./Soca Awards Organization, Inc. [SAO] is pleased to announce the Nominees for the 13 annual iSA fete/ceremony and the launch of www.socanonstop.com. iSA 13 is being promoted to the world as the Premier Soca Event (PSE) and to mark the Old Year’s Celebration also the start of 2017 carnival season. This year iSA will be featuring Twenty-five (25) categories highlighting some of the Caribbean greats. Everyone has a chance to cast their VOTES for their favorites in each categoryRead More
Christopher ‘Tambu’ Herbert will forever be a legend in the Soca music industry. His voice lives in records that have made carnival lovers world over, sway infectiously, time and time again. Even as the year 2017 looms, his name is being spoken of- this as one of Soca music’s most vocal supporters who doubles up as an artiste and triples as a radio personality, pays homage to Tambu in music, reviving a song that in 1989 stole the Road March title in Trinidad and Tobago. “This is my expression ofRead More
    Song Title: IT START Vocals by: MR. DIESEL Writing & Composed by: Colin Jackman Bounce Back Riddim Music Recorded at: Bounce Back Studio Produced & Arranged by: Wendell Boynes Musical Artistic Doctor: Colin Jackman Mixed & Mastered at: Magma Music Group by Adrian Bailey Vocals Recorded at: Magma Music Group Back Ground Vocals by: Mr. Diesel & Maritza Executive Producers: Colin Jackman & Wendell Boynes All Artwork and Animation created by Colin Jackman Copyright by: COTT 2016-2017Read More
“Spins The World in Colorful Chaos”   Sometimes it is all about a nice slow wine, in other moments the vibe keeps you jumping higher and higher. But, to really feel Carnival coursing through your soul, you need that one song that reminds you, truthfully during this time of year, you have absolutely “No Broughtupsy”.   The Precision team dug deep into the core building blocks of Soca to produce this release. Earthy melodic layers work alongside a heavy bass line to free hidden primal instincts that compel bodies toRead More
Antigua will be represented in a big way come Carnival 2017 in Trinidad and Tobago- this as there’s confirmation today that one of the Soca music industry’s beautiful and talented female entertainers will join the ranks of the Roy Cape band ahead of Carnival 2017.   Together with the band’s already accomplished entertainers, Blaxx and Ricardo Drue who, as it happens, was born in Antigua, female heartthrob, Tizzy will excite fans of soca music when she lends her amazing vocals to the Roy Cape set in 2017. The Roy CapeRead More
              Mastamind Productions Presents Da Spirits Soca Parang – Siparia Christmas Composed, produced and arranged by Shawn “Mastamind” Noel for Mastamind Productions. Executive Producers: Natasha Andrews & Shawn Noel.   Mastamind Productions is celebrating with their latest Soca Parang release titled “Siparia Christmas”. Producer/composer Shawn “Mastamind” Noel  takes us on a musical journey to his  hometown, Siparia with the delivery of a track  that he is dedicating to the memory of those musicians no longer with us, who have made immense contributions to the culture of Siparia and Trinidad & Tobago, including Hazel Noel, Daisy Voisin, LeroyRead More
POS, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – In the lead up to Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival 2017, a fresh face and sound is emerging from within the Soca arena in the form of singer Na-o-mi Frederick who is gearing up to create a cultural impact with her debut track ‘Waiting For Carnival’.   Since its release, the song that’s been putting a vintage spin on modern day Soca music has garnered the young performer positive attention and fantastic feedback from Soca fans due to her powerful vocals and the track’s old schoolRead More