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Machel Montano and Ashanti have released the music video for their runaway hit song, ‘The Road’. The video premiered on Billboard and is the first soca for the R&B singer.  “Machel and I had really good energy. It was my first soca record and I wanted to make sure I was pronouncing everything correctly, not like I am […]

Mmoboro (Hornet) designed by JP Richardson for The Lost TribeShare to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to LinkedInShare to WhatsAppShare to MessengerShare to EmailShare to TelegramShare to More744 2019 was a monster year for The Lost Tribe, which won the National Carnival Commission’s Large Band of the Year title as well as the Downtown Carnival and Uptown Carnival […]

In the months since Carnival 2019, Dil-E-Nadan has not slowed down after the hectic season they had. Dil-E-Nadan has been touring the US, Europe, Guyana, Suriname and when at home, they’ve performed at several events including lead vocalist, Raymond Ramnarine’s own annual major production, “Everyboday Loves Raymond,” which saw its final run this year to a […]

Nineteen year old Mikayla Simpson is on a path of positivity. Koffee, her stage sobriquet, acquired and maintained since her High School days- the young, legend in the making who has reggae music’s Protoje and Chronixx as mentors, is bent on making a difference, with her God given talent. Like her predecessor, Bob Marley, the […]

The ill-fated Fyre Festival, promoted as a luxury music event in the Bahamas, became a major news story in 2017 for its astounding lack of planning and deceptive advertisements. The Fyre was reignited in October 2018 when festival founder Billy McFarland was sentenced to six years for fraud, and again in Jan. 2019 via the release […]

Joel Hitchcock founded the NOLA Caribbean Festival with a purpose: to remind New Orleans of its position as the northernmost city in the Caribbean. In fact, Hitchcock believes New Orleans culture and Caribbean to be intertwined, so the festival’s eventual creation was a no-brainer. Hitchcock doesn’t quite believe he’s bringing the Caribbean to New Orleans; rather, he […]

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As far back as I can remember, my family has celebrated carnival. Regardless of where we’ve lived, Trinidad & Tobago, our homeland, has always been apart of our lives and carnival culture is at the essence of that existence. Trini’s often say that once the carnival bug hits your veins, it’s virtually impossible to let […]

Recently, the Ministry of Tourism in Jamaica launched Carnival in Jamaica as “The Caribbean’s Premier Carnival Destination”. For the 2018 carnival, they are projecting 400,000 visitors and US$1.5 Billion to be circulated within Jamaica’s economy. It boasted of offerings such as fetes, breakfast parties, boat cruises, live concerts, paint j’ouverts etc. In addition, there will […]

Written by DJ JEL and Julian Rampaul Editor: Desiree Chavis Soca music has come a long way since its creation in the early 1970s. It has evolved and been perfected by many artists in the Caribbean and abroad. Earlier this month, Drake co-Signed soca star Machel Montano. This major move means a lot for the […]


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