Trinidad Carnival Fetes 2017

JANUARY* Sunday 1st Tobago Love the Xperience – All Inclusive Fall Out Kruise (new) Friday 6th Rome Block-O (new) Saturday 7th TRIBE ICE – Cooler Fete Hakwai Clan CITY – Cooler Fete (new) Soca + Ice – Cooler Cruise Sunday 8th Zèle – Cooler Fete Saturday 14th illuSions Black 2 Blue – Cooler Breakfast Party…

Machel Montano to receive award at  Institute of Caribbean Studies 23rd Annual Gala 

Institute of Caribbean Studies is located in Washington, District of Columbia. The Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to highlighting the contributions of Caribbean Americans and advocating on issues affecting Caribbean Americans. This year for their 23rd annual gala the Institute of Caribbean Studies  will be Honoring the soca super…

Soca Music – Trinidad Carnival 2017 – What’s New?

Every year at this time my inbox is a never ending  barrage of new soca music. Some Parang too, but mostly new Carnival 2017 music.  I honestly do try to listen to everything at least once, but there are always the songs that I instantly connect with as I begin creating my gym playlist for…

New Music – Fantom Dun Deal – Mile High – Tribal Soca Riddim

Fantom Dun Deal, aka Bajan Radio Killer had great 2016 Carnival Seasons with hits such as “4 Play” on the RR Rhythm, “Come Over” on the Grinders Riddim, “All Night Wuk” featuring M1 aka Menace and “Bajan Man 2” on the Liming Riddim. For the 2017 Carnival Season, Fantom is entering with Mile High, a…

ShorBlu Events & Collin Abraham Events present BluVino Trinidad 

In the past few years, Shor Blu’s “Blu Vino” has become a much anticipated event in New York. It was a new concept of its kind at its inception to the New York Caribbean party scene and it brought a nice blend of traditional wine tasting to the fete vibes we are accustomed to.  No other alcohol is…

Trinidad Carnival Costume Bands 2017

 Bliss Carnival Presents  “al sahra” Cat in Bag Productions Colorz Fuh So Fantasy Carnival Presents “1001 Fantasies” Flirt Presents “The Passion of Carnival” Harts Carnival Presents “UltraViolet Jungle” Just Wee & Friends Presents “A Steam Punk – A Tribute to Earl Crosby“ Kalicharan Carnival Presents “Zante” (San Fernando) K2K Alliance & Partners Presents “At…

MTV set for OCEAN STYLE – FASHION SHOWCASE WEEKEND 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Montego Bay Set for Another Star-Studded Weekend at Secrets Resort & Spa (Montego Bay, Jamaica – September 29, 2016) Montego Bay has in recent times become the epicenter of celebrity sightings in Jamaica, and that’s due in large measure to OCEAN Style. The Caribbean luxury lifestyle brand having already produced three celebrity…

D’ Originial Vale Breakfast Party Miami Carnival 2016

On the heels of New York and already we feelin’ your energy and excitement buzzing about Miami 2016!!! On October 8th 2016, ValeVibe heads to Miami Carnival for D’Original Vale Breakfast Party…Miami edition. From 4am we party under the trees and stars at the exclusive “Jungle Island” and await the sunrise. Bringin’ D’Vibe all the…

Bazodee the Movie Original Soundtrack available NOW!

Trinidadian Soca Superstar Machel Montano has added actor to his entertainer resume.  Bazodee the movie premiered this summer in Time Square In NYC.  It was a fun premiere event to a very Caribbean influenced Bollywood themed movie.  The movie itself began its limited engagement in the United States on August 5, 2016.  A similar premiere…

Chatty Patty is Brassy & Sassy

I met this lady Patrice a long time ago in 2003 on a weekend trip to Miami,  before we were mommies, when random trips and jet skis, and just a little too much to drink were a norm! Thirteen years later, we are both moms, who have lived a lifetime in those 13 years. Patty…

DJ Private Ryan – A look at the man behind the Soca Brainwash

If you listen to Soca Music, then you’ve heard of DJ Private Ryan. His name has crossed generation gaps so its likely that a grandmother and her grandchild could be singing along together to his mixes on any given day. Born in Trinidad, Ryan Alexander aka Private Ryan produces the most downloaded soca mixes on the…

Spice Mas 2016 – What you need to hear – New Soca

Summer is coming to a close. Labor Day weekend is upon us. How much of the soca from the Caribbean Summer Carnivals do you know?! Get familiar with these tunes as they will be taking you through Labor Day, into Miami Carnival and right into the fetes of Carnival 2017.  Listen to them, learn to…