He may be a newbie to the soca scene but he’s by no means undeserving of qualification into what is dubbed the biggest carnival competition in the world… at least that’s the rant of thousands across Trinidad and Tobago this morning, following the disclosure of the finalists who will compete for a $1 million dollar payout in the Groovy Soca Monarch...

Machel Montano’s power soca track, ‘Errupt’ will more than likely be the competing force on Fantastic Friday but will it be enough to combat the lyrics of Blaxx’s ‘Maddest Crew’? With hardcore fetters yearning for the return of that prolific feting vibe that epitomized a true Trini carnival, Blaxx is ready, he says, to cause a stir. Blaxx...

Destra’s alter ego, Lucy, has been brought to life. Lucy is no longer a figment of our imaginations. Lucy has been brought to life by soca’s leading lady of bacchanal, Destra Garcia. Garcia’s alter ego was pictorialized by Eldon Pernel in an animated show of creativity that’s certainly unlike the norm. The song has been on the tip of every...

Erphaan Alves isn’t about the ‘now’… Don’t get it twisted though, he’ll be bringing it when he hits the stage at this Sunday’s semi finals of the international Soca Monarch competition in Trinidad. But, Erphaan recently told us that he’s in the soca game and the world of Caribbean entertainment for the long haul and...

He’s a newbie to the mainstream soca circuit but he’s ready to take on the big guns. “I’m no half stepper,” said Saga Boy Chow Chow- radio personality and event promoter, in a recent chat with ETCETERABUZZ.COM. His song, “Saga Boy” has gotten strong nods of approvals from pillar to post, radio station to street corner in Trinidad...

Machel Montano makes the announcement that he will return to the Soca Monarch stage in 2015. Machel Montano today announced his decision to defend his Power Soca Monarch title at the finals of the International Soca Monarch competition to be held on Friday, February 13th 2015. The soca megastar also noted that his aim is to foster greatness among younger soca artistes...

Fans of soca music across the world may be singing their voice boxes out today, this as two of Trinidad and Tobago’s most acclaimed Soca voices, today released a song together, after just about 12 years. Machel Montano and hit maker, Destra Garcia- a woman many in the industry refer to as the female version of the Taipan of soca, Montano, have collaborated on...

If you won yourself a million dollars in a major carnival competition, what would you do with all that cash? A new car, a house… a few trips around the world and a new closet maybe? Chucky, the reigning Calypso King of the World, did none of that. In fact, the young artiste says he’s been living pretty much the same as he did before he stole the show at...