soca music Tag

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
Caribbean entertainer Ricardo Drue has certainly stamped his name and the ID brand in the minds of the youth of Antigua. His recently concluded ID children’s event hosted at the Merryland Amusement Park on the island, has left a mark in the minds of many, proving that Drue is indeed one to watch when it comes to the business of soca and carnival.   The ‘Professional’ is carving his space in the industry. He says he’s bent on ensuring that even as his name solidifies, his business acumen allows himRead More
The Phases Band, who hails from Vieux Fort, is pleased to announce the release of its debut single, We Like It, a soca, which with most of the instruments recorded live, represents a departure from the modern day practice where one sits at a computer and creates a riddim,  the composer need not be a musician,  knowledge of software and a library of sample loops are all what is required.   Given the way We Like It was created, it is no wonder that the song is  filled with musicalRead More
SOCA STAR OLATUNJI RELEASES DEBUT ALBUM AWAKENING  Album Debuts at #10 on iTunes U.S., Now Available Worldwide from FOX FUSE      New York, NY (FOX FUSE) – Soca star Olatunji Yearwood sees the international release of his electrifying debut album Awakening, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers (released today, July 1, 2016), from FOX FUSE. Awakening debuted at #10 on the iTunes U.S. Reggae Top Albums chart, at #4 on the iTunes Trinidad and Tobago Reggae Top Albums chart, and garnered coveted features on the iTunes U.S.Read More
Trinidad and Tobago-based Soundboy Records drops two new hip-hop jams from CRUSH A.D with “Darin” and “Do What You Want,” both now available worldwide from all major digital retailers, from FOX FUSE. Released by Ray Roopnarine for Soundboy Records, the tracks were recorded at the CRUSH A.D Studio in Trincity, Trinidad and mixed and mastered at Soundboy Records Studio in Concordia, Tobago   CRUSH A.D is a hip-hop trio hailing from Trinidad and members Billy Cassanova, Bones One’r and Seconds have been crushing the urban music scene at home forRead More
WIZ Records wins with its new soca banger “TBB (Throw Back Bumpa)” by OTIS, available worldwide from all major digital retailers on June 17, 2016, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE. Hit producer Shawn “Mr. Roots” Mitchell, who heads the Brooklyn, New York-based imprint WIZ Records, crafts the spicy, groovy soca hit for Spicemas, Grenada’s annual carnival celebration, which is currently underway. “TBB (Throw Back Bumpa)” – which is essentially how you wine to soca music, finds Grenadian sensation OTIS instructing a gyal how to dance to his tune.Read More
Trinidadian production house WMG Lab Records composes the romantic soca gem “Rock With You” by soca songstress Joanna “Jo Jo” Hutton, now available worldwide from all major digital retailers, from FOX FUSE. Recently inking an exclusive digital distribution deal with FOX FUSE – the world’s largest music label for soca and chutney, WMG Lab Records’ catalog is now becoming available to the global audience, and “Rock With You” is one of its first releases through this new partnership. “I’ve been producing music for five years now and my style ofRead More
Aquarion Studios scores with two new smash songs from Shamak with “Action,” now available worldwide from all major retailers (released on May 27, 2016), and Skinny Banton with “Jab Forever,” available on June 10, 2016, with pre-order available now, both from FOX FUSE. Based in Grenada, Aquarion Studios is fronted by hit producer Alix “SandMan” Aird, who has been crafting hit tunes as a producer and artist, for years now. Both tracks were produced for Spicemas, Grenada’s annual carnival that is currently underway.   Formerly known as Sparky, Shamak’s energetic vocals is backedRead More
New York, USA — From the Caribbean to New York, Canada, Europe and even Japan, there’s a heavy stir that’s all about the soca music genre. Now a recognized genre on Apple iTunes, many are confident that the only direction for Trinidad and Tobago’s spirited music, is upward. With that, two teams, made up of passionate Trinbagonians and other West Indians are bent on doing what they can to promote the genre and certainly the Caribbean carnival spirit that adds to its appeal. Soca Is Yours and Frontline Radio UKRead More
Women all over Trinidad and Tobago are still buzzing over Benjai’s steamy performance at last weekend’s Soca Monarch Semifinals, where he stripped down to his underwear. Radio DJ’s are still talking about the performance over a week later and the youtube video has garnered over 90,000 views. When asked about the attention he’s received from women now that he’s been newly dubbed ‘Soca Sex Symbol’ Benjai replied, “Well it was not intended, but if the ladies like my swank then I will give it to them”. Benjai’s mega hit ‘ComeRead More