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KAPTIN’S TOP 10 TIPS FOR TRINI CARNIVAL (WHAT I LEARNED THIS YEAR)

So, my first Trinidad Carnival was as incredible as could be expected. In fact it’s hard for me to condense it down into a few paragraphs, partly due to the copious amounts of rum consumed. However, reading people’s experiences of … Continue reading

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CARNIVAL ROUND UP – JANUARY 2019 (MONTSERRAT, ST CROIX, ST KITTS & NEVIS)

On our weekly Super Soca Show (Ujima 98FM every Saturday 12-2pm in case you’d forgotten) we like to keep listeners up to date with the latest music and news from Carnivals across the Caribbean (though we have also covered Miami, … Continue reading

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Dynamite – Big Up / Haters (w/ Problem Child)

Dynamite had one of the biggest Soca tunes of last year with ‘Brave’, a track which eventually got signed to influential UK dance label Black Butter, who put out a remixed version featuring Jamaican Bashment star RDX. As with ‘Brave’, … Continue reading

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The Power Generation EP! / Prove It

Although from over here in the UK it’s hard to see a decline in Power Soca (an extra high energy strain of Soca which averages around 160 bpm), the fact that there have been two recent releases having to clarify … Continue reading

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Bunji Garlin – Exodus (prod. by Jus Now)

I can’t think of any deadlier combination in the history of Soca Music than the ‘Viking Of Soca’ himself, Bunji Garlin and the Bristol / Trini production duo, Jus Now. I’m scared to go to Carnival these days in case … Continue reading

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