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Anya Ayoung Chee repping the Red, White and Black in Toronto! This past weekend was certainly overflowing with Caribbean splendor and pride. In Toronto, the Caribana festival was the talk of the town and of course, among the stars present was none other than the Taipan of Soca himself, Machel Montano. Parading the streets with his Epic ladies, all part and parcel...

There’s no way that Caribbean people can be held back- not when it comes to their carnival! No matter how tight their pockets may be, Caribbean people always find a way when it comes to the ultimate caribbean festival! CropOver is Barbados’ answer to Trinidad and Tobago’s mother of all carnivals and so, we’ve been looking on in anticipation...

Posted on Jul 13 2015 - 10:23am
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If you’ve never heard of College Boy Jesse, you’re about to be amazed by what’s happening with this young, Trinidad and Tobago artiste who gave the world, ‘Tipsy’ in 2015. A recent trip to the United Kingdom where he opened for Bunji Garlin and Fay-Ann Lyons, may have been icing on an already sweet cake for the artiste; now added to this,...

Posted on Jul 6 2015 - 2:39pm
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This past weekend was one of much excitement, with events planned across T&T, but the show that mad ethe most noise it would seem, was TAO- Together As One, a concert held at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port of Spain. Despite news of one Jamaican reggae crooner being served a warrant and arrested for breach of contract, the show went on and has since been...

Posted on Jul 1 2015 - 10:31am
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Lyrikal and Angela Hunte snuggled up even amid the Hollywood action. The buildup to Hollywood’s carnival or what’s really the Los Angeles Cultural Festival, was sensational. Trinidad and Tobago soca star, Machel Montano represented for weeks prior, posting and reposting images on Instagram of what would eventually unfold at the festival- the fourth year...

Posted on Jun 26 2015 - 5:00pm
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Bunji Garlin and Fay Ann Lyons are gearing up to show the estimated 177,000 gathered at the Glastonbury Festival in Somerset , England just how Trinidad and Tobago does it. Their inclusion in the five day music and arts festival is a first for soca, and Trinidad and Tobago. Bunji has been forced to trade in the Jordans for rubber boots  Three hours ago, Bunji, in...

Fay-Ann’s new video fro ‘Raze’ isn’t getting the all around love she may have hoped for. One day after the FADER magazine debuted the new video for Fay-Ann Lyons’ 2015 soca hit, ‘Raze’, the masses in Trinidad and Tobago are dogging the concept, calling it a misrepresentation of the song’s words. Undoubtedly attempting to deliver to mass audiences, a video...

Fay-Ann and Bunji fought a musical battle this past weekend, in London. No gyrating. No near-naked women. No  bare-bodied men. No colourful feathers and beaded bikinis- just cold, white snow, a seemingly wooded forest and Fay-Ann Lyons. That’s all you’ll see in Lyons-Alvarez’s new video for  “Raze”, the EDM infused single that may have...