Borough Day 2017 – Point Fortin Trinidad

Borough Day Celebrations in Point Fortin have become a staple second Carnival experience on the island of Trinidad.  From fetes to steelbands to Jouvert and cultural exhibitions that include even a market fair, the celebration is a huge event that is gaining popularity every year. Jouvert in Point Fortin has gone all out and become…

Fay Ann Lyons Album “Break the World”

Fay-Ann Lyons  has been on the soca music scene for quite some time.  She is married to fellow  artist   Bunji Garlin (Ian Alvarez) and they have a daughter, Siri. Fay Ann was born in Point Fortin, Trinidad to parents Austin Lyons (sobriquet Superblue/SuperBlue, formerly known as Blueboy) and Lynette Steele (sobriquet Lady Gypsy). Fay-Ann…

Calypso Monarch Finalists 

This Sunday the annual Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Organization Calypso Monarch finals will be held in Queens Park Savannah Port of Spain.  The Finalists coming out of the Semi-Finals this weekend in Skinner Park are: 1. Cro Cro 2. Gypsy 3. Queen Victoria 4. Terri Lyons 5. Sasha Ann Moses 6. Rondell Donowa 7. Chunky 8….

Chutney Soca Monarch Winners – Carnival 2017

Chutney Soca Monarch Finals were held last night Saturday, February 11th at Skinner Park in San Fernando Trinidad.  The final competition hosted  twenty of the nations biggest Chutney Soca artists. Congratulations to the shared first place 2017 Chutney Soca Monarch Winners Ravi B with his song “Budget” and Omardath Maraj  with his song “Ramsingh” and…

International Soca Monarch Finalists 2017

The Lotto Plus International Finalists have finally been announced! The semifinals were held this past Sunday, February 5. The Finals will be held on Friday, February 24, 2017 also dubbed Fantastic Friday. The Finalists for 2017 are: Asten Isaac – Rum Friends Blaxx – Rankin Ting Devon Matthews – D Journey (Make It) Farmer Nappy…

Scorch Music App!

  “Lifestyle: ‘the way in which a person or group lives’. Even though SCORCH started off as a magazine it has evolved into a lifestyle brand. The first thing SCORCH accomplished was proudly owning its identity, being patriotic and opinionated in everything it did. The crew shows up, shows out and does it with no…

Uber comes to Trinidad

Most major cities throughout North America and Europe are familiar with Uber.  Uber is a  car ride application that can be uploaded to your Iphone or Android device.  The app allows you to  submit a  request,  and then  it selects the nearest Uber driver, allowing the driver to receive the location of the customer and accept the…

Trinidad Carnival Fetes 2017

If you haven’t begun purchasing your fete tickets by now, chances are you either have a lot of promoter friends or you’re planning to make scalper friends when you reach to Trinidad. Premium and popular fete tickets are selling and sold out as I type. There are quite a few new entries for 2017 as…

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…