Archive for January, 2007

Can you hear the sound?

Thursday, January 25th, 2007

Can you hear the sound? An integral part of the music, sound systems are the lifeblood that pushes the vehicle of the music industry. More than just bringing the right vibe to a party, sound systems have propagated the spread of reggae and dancehall music. Coppershot Disco for instance has played across the globe with [...]

No woman, no cry

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

No woman, no cry It’s a lament and a cry of defiance rolled into one that has become a classic. Bob Marley’s No woman, no cry, is a song everyone relates to regardless of what they know of reggae and Rastafarians. But why then did Marley, the most prolific song writer of the 20th Century, [...]

Glory Days Lovers wake up to Boris Gardiner

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

Glory Days Lovers wake up to Boris Gardiner Boris Gardiner’s music transports you to the happy side of love. It’s a place that the three-second pop hits of today couldn’t drag you to kicking and screaming. Think it’s a lie? Try comparing a modern hit to yesteryear’s I Wanna Wake Up With You. The song [...]

The melody connection

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

The melody connection “Sometimes I feel like I am living in my father’s body.” This sentiment speaks volumes of the spiritual connection Kernal Roberts has with his legendary father, the late Aldwyn “Kitchener” Roberts, whom history will remember as the grandmaster of calypso. It seems Kernal is possessed by the musical spirit of his father, [...]

Forwards, boos for sale

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

Forwards, boos for sale Has your expensive hairdo ever come under attack from an overzealous, torch-wielding fanatic, because of a song that deserves to be the theme song for demons? If this is so, you may have experienced a ‘bought forward’. It has long been rumoured that many artistes ‘buy forwards’ or distribute torches and [...]

‘The Queen’ plans to rule the dancehall in 2007\

Sunday, January 21st, 2007

‘The Queen’ plans to rule the dancehall in 2007 Despite an earlier published report that named her the worst female deejay for 2006, deejay Queen Paula says she has plans to rule the dancehall this year. She made her plans known in an interview earlier this week. Based on the feedback that she has gotten [...]

Cold Sweating’ Crazy

Saturday, January 20th, 2007

Cold Sweating’ Crazy People are cold sweating all over the country this Carnival. Veteran calypso bard Crazy (Edwin Ayoung) is once again teasing the popluation with his double entendres and notorious wild antics for which he is well known. As the momentum for Carnival 2007 soars, the air waves are jumping with his two popular [...]

Sanchez dissed at Rebel Salute?

Saturday, January 20th, 2007

Sanchez dissed at Rebel Salute? There are conflicting reports regarding why reggae singer Sanchez did not appear on Rebel Salute ’07. While the singer’s manager is saying he was treated unprofessionally, promoter Tony Rebel is saying, “not true.”

Sexy Tricia stars in Massive Chutney tent

Friday, January 19th, 2007

Sexy Tricia stars in Massive Chutney tent Saucy soca star Sexy Tricia (Tricia Hamilton) has taken the soca scene by storm with her hit “Callaloo.” She is one of many preparing for the stage at the Massive (Nirmal Gosine) tent on January 26 at the Island Club Casino, Grand Bazaar. Tricia has also secured a [...]

What the hell!

Friday, January 19th, 2007

What the hell! Two thousand and six was a big year. From Grammys to ‘Angeleenie’, from the dutty wine frenzy, to the Killa Swing, whatever happened in the entertainment world happened big. including the flops. Let’s recap those flops and mishaps that had us saying “what the hell!” Here we go.