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NEW!! Video: Soca King Machel Montano performing as a little kid (1986)

by Natalie Monique

Trinidadian Soca Monarch Machel Montano is rightfully known as ‘Mr Fete’… as a line from the song goes, ‘They call me Mr Fete, from I born, I never miss one yet….’.

He was so right….as the International Soca artiste Machel was owning the stage from a young babe in the little island Trinidad, to now selling out concerts all over the world. In 1987, he was the youngest finalist to ever win the Caribbean Song festival . (Wikipedia)

Check out young Machel, as he performs one of his ‘then’ hit songs ‘Too Young To Soca’ in front of a huge crowd at Dimanche gras in 1986. ( the song which had actually brought him to fame at age 9), He was going in on stage as anyone his senior.

Certainly handling it like a little MAN, proving to the world he was not ‘too young to soca’…got those moves down pat, lol … Adorably Awesome!!

Respect to Machel Montano repping for Soca Music….always taking the Caribbean to the world!

Also WATCH: Machel Montano ‘Going For Gold’ Music Video for Trinidad 50

Watch the video below:

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NEW!! Sneak preview: Award-winning Soca Gold 2012 CD/DVD to be released May 29

via VP Records
For 16 years, the annual award-winning Soca Gold series has been the ultimate soundtrack of soca music for Carnival seasons and 2012 is no different. Soca Gold 2012 will unleash the freshest anthems on May 29 on VP Records and feature the genre’s hottest artists – representing the islands of Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Jamaica and St Vincent.

This top-selling series, which won “Best Soca Compilation” for the past 5 years in a row at the Soca Music Awards, includes the monster hit “Jab (No Pain)” from 3-time Soca Monarch Winner Iwer George, the catchy dance anthem “Bubble On A DJ” by Swappi, “Good Time” by 6-time Barbados Road March Winner Edwin Yearwood, this year’s ladies anthem “No Pressure” by Sass featuring Nadia Boston and “De Drinkers Anthem” from former Chutney Monarch King Ricky Jai featuring Jamaican dancehall legend Lady Saw.

Soca Gold 2012 also contains a 90-minute DVD filled with electrifying live performances from this year’s Trinidad and Tobago Carnival, exclusive behind-the-scenes footage with the album cover model at the photo shoot, five must-see music videos and special tribute to Edwin Yearwood, who has been featured on every Soca Gold album since its inception in 1997.

Check out a preview from the sexy behind-the-scenes CD Cover Photo Shoot

SOCA GOLD 2012 Track Listing:

1. Jab (No Pain) – Iwer George
2. Link Up – Destra
3. Work – Lil Rick
4. Bubble On A DJ – Swappi
5. No Pressure – Sass featuring Nadia Boston
6. Grapevine – Jamesy P
7. De Drinkers Anthem – Ricky Jai featuring Lady Saw
8. Roll It – Hypasounds
9. Rave Out – Skinny Fabulous featuring Busy Signal
10. Inna Band – Roy Cape featuring Blaxx
11. Rumble – Skinny Fabulous
12. Brace & Wine – Alison Hinds
13. You Make Me – Farmer Nappy
14. Good Time – Edwin Yearwood
15. Over You – Kimba Sorzano
16. Jiggle It – Inches
17. Don’t Look Back – Big Red
18. Keep Talking – Lil Rick

NEW!! Video: Machel Montano takes double title of Power and Groovy Soca Monarch


by Natalie Monique

There is NO stopping Soca King Machel Montano!!!!!!

At the recently held Finals for the International Soca Monarch and Groovy Soca Monarch, held at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Trinidad today, Machel copped both titles for the night with his hit tunes, ‘Mr Fete‘ and ‘Pump Yuh Flag’.

Montano was the 2011 Soca Monarch winner, hence regaining his crown this year, in additon to also taking the Groovy Soca title….he certainly has been working real hard, taking Soca Music across the globe.

CONGRATS Mr Fete!!!! Check out the final results below:

International Soca Monarch Finals Results

Power Soca Monarch

1. Machel Montano (Pump Yuh Flag)
2. Iwer George (No Pain)
3. Destra (Link Up)
4. Prophet Benjamin (Throw Wine) & Blaxx (Inside Ah Band)

Play Whe Groovy Soca Monarch

1. Machel Montano (Mr Fete)
2. Kerwin Du Bois (Bacchanalist)
3. Benjai (People’s Champion)
4. Nadia Batson (No Pressure)
5. Kees Diffenthaller (Stress Away)

NEW!! Official Music Video: Soca artiste KES ‘Stress Away’

Trinidadian hot topic, Soca artiste, Kees Dieffenthaller aka. Kes of Kes The Band, released his brand new Music Video to his hit single, ‘Stress Away’.

The amazing, cinematic video was directed by Ryan C. Khan and produced by Question Mark Entertainment . The song produced on the 4D Riddim by 1st Klase Productions. Lets talk about the concept….very original, with a Fairytale, transformative kind of vibe, from the elaborate Wonderland costumes to the ‘Bunny’ …a unique way of displaying the ‘de-stressing’ and surreal effects of Soca Music…so trueee, lol

Love the high quality production and vintage vibe…not to mention the diversifying and creativity…A really positive and energetic one from Kes and his team…Kes is doing even bigger things, with his ‘Stress Away’ Remix with Hip Hop legend Snoop Dogg. Kudos, a good look for Soca Music….to the worldddd!!!

‘….tell the gal bring da waist mek we wine it up….aint no stressing at all, put your worries and stress away, cuz here I wanna stayyy…’ Stress free Check it out!!!

Kes talks about the Making of ‘Stress Away’

NEW!! Music Video: Soca artiste Kimba Sorzano gets real steamy in ‘Over You’


by Natalie Monique
Trini Soca artiste Kimba Sorzano recently released a hot, sexy video for his single, ‘Over You‘.

The song is a fusion of Soca and Dancehall, and the visuals directed by Kern Rose (Kern Rose Films). The video gets very steamy, though telling his on screen love interest he is over her…thats torture, haha…

That shower scene though I’m just saying ..check it out!!