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The beautiful twin-islands of Antigua and Barbuda will be viewed by millions ahead of the winter booking period, as the unique culture of the destination features on the seventh season of the award-winning documentary TV series, Music Voyager.   “Music Voyager: Antigua and Barbuda,” filmed on the islands last year, highlights the story of Antigua and Barbuda through music and culture allowing viewers to experience the country through the eyes of the locals, and their words.   The episode unveils the true magic, mystery and music of Antigua and Barbuda.Read More

Posted On June 23, 2016By altonIn News

Fakekou Wins with Two Fusion Soca Sizzlers

Fusion soca sensation Sterling “Fakekou” Callender wins with his new sizzlers “I Know” and “Weekend,” both now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released on June 17, 2016), from FOX FUSE. Born in Trinidad and based between the U.S. and U.K., Fakekou has been churning out tunes with an international flair, for years now. The calypso-infused soca track “I Know” was penned by Fakekou in London, and was produced by Parry Jack, who is based in New Jersey. “I just wanted to thank the ladies and show that youRead More

Posted On March 12, 2016By altonIn music, News, Program Related, soca

Caribbean Music Festival 2016

Soca Music Festival launches new name and location. The Soca Music Festival has launched a new name and location. As a part of its rebranding and growth plans the brand has changed its name to the Caribbean Music Festival and joined forces with Liverpool carnival. After being solely devoted to the Caribbean’s Soca music genre since its launch two years ago, the festival has evolved into displaying the array of Caribbean music genres. Taking the show on the road Liverpool is 2016’s new location for the brand. This year LiverpoolRead More
Groovy soca music may continue to cluster local airwaves ahead of Carnival 2016 but one artiste isn’t turning his back on the Power element that is synonymous with Carnival. The entertainer who catapulted to fame in 2014 when he told DJs to ‘Play More Local’ is now saying, “play more power,” this as he takes up the fight to recreate a carnival that once was. Mr. Famous- the Toco native who is the cousin to famed soca singer, Patrice Roberts, says two of his contributions for the season will triggerRead More
Blackstarr Productionz explodes with its new soca compilation Buss Riddim, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on December 4, 2015, from FOX FUSE. Based in Trinidad and Tobago, Blackstarr Productionz is captained by producer Arnold Noel, who has been producing music for over four years now. The Buss Riddim is featured on the iTunes U.S. Reggae New Music chart during its week of release, placing Blackstarr Productionz in the mainstream limelight. The album is also currently charting in the top 100 on the iTunes U.S. Reggae Top Albums chart.Read More

Posted On December 4, 2015By altonIn life, music, soca, song

Mega Mick Brings Massive Hits

New York, NY (FOX FUSE) – Mega Mick brings massive hits to soca music, with a number of new releases including the Festival 868 Riddim, Vintage 45 Riddim, “Magic” by Sekon Sta and Nadia Batson, “Sorry” by Nadia Batson and “Champagne & Soca” by Sekon Sta, all now available worldwide from all major digital retailers, from FOX FUSE. Hailing from Trinidad and Tobago, Mikhail “Mega Mick” Corneal first earned his musical stripes as a deejay for years, and has since evolved his talents into becoming soca’s newest hit-maker, cutting hisRead More
Being the son of late Calypso icon Rootsman is no easy task when contemplating your involvement in music. There are comparisons, expectations and pressures that have to be dealt those of which have never served as deterrents for Shawn ‘Mr. Spekks’ Thomas. His passion and love for music was a commonality that he shared with his father much to their enjoyment. Even with the passing of his father being a recent memory, Mr. Spekks continues to hold on to countless conversations that he shared with his father. One that remainsRead More
Trinidadian hit-house Nu Generation Studios drops its new soca anthem “No Time” by Chuck Gordon featuring D Fridge, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on November 27, 2015, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. Buzzing with calypso flavors, Nu Generation Studios and hit producer Julian “Juelio” Nelson pay homage to Trinidad’s musical roots with the groovy, up-tempo “No Time,” which is set to mash up the upcoming 2015 Trinidad Carnival season and beyond, as it now becomes available to soca and calypso lovers across the globe. Laventille-based ChuckRead More
Sung by: Chuck Gordon ft. Fridge Written by: Juelio Nelson Produced by: Juelio Nelson Of Nugeneration Studios Mastered by: Madman Yohann Artwork by: Engine Studios Publicist: Michael Mondezie of Mic Sstarr Publicist CHUCK GORDON NO TIME LAVENTILLE, PORT-OF-SPAIN – Live in the moment. That’s the overarching message in Chuck Gordon’s new groovy soca single “No Time”. The back to back National Calypso Monarch has teamed up with ace producer Juelio Nelson and H2O Phlo alumni Jason “Fridge” Seecharan on the single that is already creating quite a buzz among socaRead More
POS, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – For the 2016 Trinidad and Tobago Carnival season the latest addition to the Soca fraternity, Sherry-Ann Luke is putting a vintage spin on modern day Soca music with her latest groovy track ‘Sweetness’. Since its release the young Carenage-based singer has gained the attention of Soca fans both young and old due to the song’s pulsating rhythm, classic calypso-like melody and catchy melodious hook. ‘Sweetness’ was written by Nigel Rojas, produced by Danté Pantin and mastered by MadMen Productions and according to Sherry-Ann, was inspiredRead More