Posted on May 15 2015 - 1:28pm
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Buju Banton will serve another four years in a US Federal prison. Confirmation this afternoon that embattled Jamaican reggae and dancehall artiste, Mark Myrie, best known as Buju Banton has signed an agreement with US authorities to drop any further appeals in his conviction. He will remain imprisoned in the United States until 2019. Buju was convicted of conspiracy to possess cocaine and drug trafficking...

Posted on May 12 2015 - 1:40pm
Comments Off on Machel Makes It to Billboard Magazine Again!

Machel Montano is being saluted once again by internationally acclaimed music magazine, Billboard. The soca artiste performed at the Brooklyn Kings Theatre on Sunday night to an audience, who according to the magazine’s reporter, Natalie Weiner, couldn’t get enough of the authentic soca music Montano is traditionally known for. In the past few years, Caribbean soca entertainers, more so,...

Posted on Apr 30 2015 - 8:50am
Comments Off on Shurwayne Winchester Responds To Twitter Critic Proving He’s The Bigger Man

Whoever Swerve Gotti is, he’s currently on the receiving end of some pretty harsh tongue lashes as a Twitter post responding to a post by former Road March, Power and Groovy Soca Monarch King, Shurwayne Winchester, has gone viral. Winchester on Wednesday tweeted about the unfortunate fire that destroyed the landmark Smokey and Bunty bar in St. James Trinidad. In response, the Twitter critic referred...

Posted on Apr 30 2015 - 12:13am
Comments Off on Bunch ‘A’ Happy Trini’s Make The Twin Isle #1 In The Caribbean

Trini’s you’re really a happy bunch! According to the World Happiness Report from the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) which we’ve learnt was released on April 23rd, Trinidad and Tobago is ranked highest in happiness in the Caribbean and 41st in the world. Trinidad and Tobago’s culture and street food get rave...

Posted on Apr 27 2015 - 6:27pm
Comments Off on International Superstar Miguel Gets Bitten By The Soca Bug In Tobago

Many have come. Many of seen, felt and can attest to being bitten by the bug that is Soca music. On the weekend as Tobago culminated it’s annual Jazz Festival (a title we’re a little unsure of, since the lineup of artistes hardly fit the category), R&B chart topper, Miguel got his dose of the happy bug that we call Soca, moving his hips to the beat provided by none other than T&T’s...

Posted on Apr 27 2015 - 11:53am
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Fay-Ann Lyons may be jet-setting around the world with her husband- the self proclaimed Viking of Soca, Bunji Garlin, but from the lips of the former Road March, Power and Groovy soca monarch queen herself, ETCETERABUZZ can confirm that baby talk is high on the couple’s priority list these days. Fay-Ann Lyons is preparing for another child in 2016. In a recent chat with us, Lyons-Alvarez who...

Posted on Apr 19 2015 - 1:07pm
Comments Off on Could Grenada Be the Next Carnival Promise Land? One Way to Find Out…

Jamaica’s carnival now over, the rest of the world waits with bated breath to see whether any other Caribbean carnival can truly compare, or bring something to the table when it comes to the sweetness of a Trinbago masquerade jump-up. Every festival has its own touch of sweetness we think, so it’s safe to say that come August, carnival enthusiasts can...

Posted on Apr 18 2015 - 10:43pm
Comments Off on Soca Gets A Say In The Coachella Vibe As Bunji and Fay-Ann Take The Heineken Stage On Sunday

An honor. That’s how Bunji Garlin told us he sees the opportunity to perform on the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Heineken Stage, this year. Humbly, he explained that it’s not the actual grand Coachella stage where artistes like Drake and Azalea Banks will perform, but it is the Heineken Stage at Coachella and that’s a big deal! Bunji Garlin and Fay-Ann Lyons will perform...