Alison’s Carnival let-down
Soca Queen Alison Hinds did not make the much anticipated explosion in Miami Carnival last Sunday.
In fact, she did not even get on stage.
After much hype, including an appearance last Friday on NBC cable television network where she talked about the Carnival and her scheduled appearance as a headliner, she was not allowed to perform for reasons which, up to late yesterday, remained unclear.
The former Square One lead singer, whose MistahDale-penned song Explode was her hit for Miami Carnival 2011, was scheduled to open the show Sunday at the Sun Life Stadium and The Gardens with other Caribbean soca top acts Red Hot Flames, Tallpree, Skinny Fabulous, Iwer George, Benjai, Elizabeth Watley, Roy Cape and others.
Some of them also did not perform.
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