As you know by now, I’m a Trinidadian and with our Carnival season approaching its peak, I’m literally foaming at the mouth with excitement. The Parade of the Bands be hosted on February 11th and 12th, and artists from across the local entertainment industry are preparing to compete for the Road March title, including legends [...]
If you’re in the mood for an uptempo song to rock the club and leave you drenched in sweat then this week’s Caribbean Heat is just what you need. Machel Montano enlisted rapper Busta Rhymes and Olivia for a new song called ‘Make it Shake’, and it is a certified smash!
It has been a long time since I posted a Caribbean Heat feature on the site but with the 2013 Carnival season of Trinidad & Tobago starting to warm up, there is so much music that needs to be shared! One such track is a new song by Denise Belfon called ‘Wining Queen’.
Caribbean Heat blazes onward with an instalment guaranteed to make you stomp your feat as you wine and grind. This week’s edition of our favourite series focuses on the Road March competition of Trinidad & Tobago and the songs that defined many of the Carnival festivals of the last 25 years!
Okay, I admit that I have been ridiculously inconsistent with this Caribbean Heat series but I’d probably get beaten with a steel pan if it wasn’t revived on this incredibly important occasion. Today (August 31st) marks the 50th anniversary of Trinidad & Tobago’s Independence Day!
Caribbean Heat is back again with a very exciting new installment that highlights the talent of one of the most important West Indian icons of the 1990s – Patra. From her impact in the fields of Dancehall to Reggae Fusion, this force of popular culture helped to take Caribbean music to the global scene.
Caribbean Heat takes us back to Trinidad & Tobago this week for a truly special artist. Nadia Batson is one of the most talented Soca music songwriters that the West Indies has to offer and the only thing more impressive than her skills with a pen is her voice.
Lil Kim, Foxy Brown and Trina are known for their overtly sexual lyrics but they are all relatively safe performers compared to today’s Caribbean Heat star, Lady Saw. This woman is a force of music who has dominated the Jamaican Dancehall music industry for almost 30 years and is still a highly demanded artist.