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News today that Trinidad and Tobago soca star, Bunji Garlin will headline one of the key dance stages at the legendary Glastonbury Festival in England this June. The festival, which has been active for over 40 years and has been voted the world’s number one event by music magazines, boasts a number of key arenas, which showcase star talent. This year’s headline...

Positive’s album, “Stand and Be Counted” has debuted at #9 on the Billboard reggae charts. There’s a genuine sense of pride being expressed across Trinidad and Tobago these days. On the heels of a bit of great news in the soca music industry, all with India taking notice of soca music, a gospel reggae artiste from the island is making inroads...

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...

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
Comments Off on The Vikings Start Planning for Baby #2

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...