Carnival

WATCH THIS: Freezy “Split In Di Middle” Official Music Video

WATCH THIS: Freezy "Split In Di Middle" Official Music Video

The Boomshots Choice for Top Club and Carnival Banger

When this song comes on, there is a cheerleader reaction.  First you see a lunge followed by a series of forward tumbles, handstands and splits. Anywhere this song plays – whether at a dance party or behind a carnival truck, there is the same response. Rising star, Johnick “Freezy” Leo, from Saint Lucia has created a song, which sends people into a soca frenzy.  The tanatalizing, Khrome produced, Malay Way riddim, in conjunction with Freezy’s commanding vocals  interpolated with Creole makes “Split In The Middle” Boomshots Choice for Top Carnival Track. Now we present the video for this great Dennery (Kudoro) track, directed by Acid Kreationz. More After The Jump…

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WATCH THIS: Mr. Vegas “Gi Wi Back Wi Sweet Jamaica” Official Music Video

WATCH THIS: Mr. Vegas "Gi Wi Back Wi Sweet Jamaica" Official Music Video

Mr. Vegas Makes A Public Appeal On Behalf Of Jamaica’s “Natural Order”

Mr. Vegas celebrates his beloved homeland in his latest video “Gi Wi Back Wi Sweet Jamaica,” paying homage to the rich heritage and natural beauty that still exists in this jewel of the Caribbean Sea. Images of the North Coast, local attractions, and lavish beaches that were once the playground of all Jamaicans—and have since fallen into the hands of multinational investors attracting tourist dollars with visions paradise. After enjoying mainstream success abroad, the international reggae superstar returns to the Land of Wood and Watr to make a public plea to please conserve Jamaica’s national treasures before it is too late. Video after the jump….
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Machel Montano Rules Carnival With
“Waiting on the Stage”—Is He Leading Soca Down The Road To EDM?

Machel Montano Rules Carnival With "Waiting on the Stage"—Is He Leading Soca Down The Road To EDM?

Trinidad & Tobago’s “Minister of Road” Takes Third Consecutive Road March Title

Trinidadian soca superstar Machel Montano has won his third consecutive road march title. Since 1932, the Trinidad Carnival Committtee has awarded the prize to the  musical composition played most often at the “judging points” along the parade route throughout Port of Spain during the big carnival celebration. This is the eighth win of Montano’s career. Not since Tambu hit the trifecta in 1988, 89, and 1990 has one artist dominated the competition three years in a row. The winning tune, “Waiting on the Stage,” was produced by Trini production squad Badjohn Republic. But with its strong EDM influence, it almost sounds like it could be a Major Lazer record.  Check out the tune and judge for yourself. Video After The Jump… Read more »

Benjai Comes Out To Play

Benjai Comes Out To Play

Who can forget the most provocative performance of 2014? Rodney Le Blanc aka Benjai at the  2014 International Soca Monarch Semi Finals on Sunday, February 9, 2014.  Benjai came out in his Joe Boxers and gave an electrifying and memorable performance. The performance went viral and  made women around the world smile with full joy. More After The Jump…

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Soca Shakespeare: Skinny Banton

Soca Shakespeare: Skinny Banton

A prominent feature of Caribbean culture is carnival, a seasonal time of celebration and soca competitions. This Carnival season, rising star, Shirlan George aka “Skinny Banton,” and his  incendiary hit “Soak It Good,” produced by MPS Studios, shines a spotlight of international interest on the Tri-State of Grenada, Carriacou and Petit Martinique.  More After The Jump…

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