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    August 19

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$5 000 Crop Over loans on offer

06 July 2019

Republic Bank is offering a financial boost to businesses and artistes for the Crop Over Festival with a new loan facility. This was revealed by its new marketing manager, Sophia Allsopp-Cambridge, following the Republic Bank Grand Kadooment Launch, which involved... Read More


Mix of veterans and newcomers for Soca Monarch

06 July 2019

After a long night of performances, the 2019 MQI 98.1 The One Soca Monarch finalists were announced at 3:10 a.m., to the few that stayed behind, along with some artistes. Read More


Hill calls off return of 10 To 10 fete

05 July 2019

Lack of sponsorship has resulted in the cancellation of the much anticipated return of the 10 To 10 fete. Promoter Freddie Hill told THE NATION it was a long and hard decision. Read More


Police against route change

05 July 2019

Grand Kadooment bands, the police and the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) appear to be in a jam over which route they will take for this year’s celebrations. Read More


Stray Cats boosts line-up

30 June 2019

THE STRAY CATS Calypso tent has been hard at work for their 2019 opening date this Sunday at the Town Hall of the Crane Hotel, St Philip. Read More


Highway in Grynner’s name today

29 June 2019

The Mighty Grynner, given name Leo MacDonald Blenman, will be celebrated by his peers and adoring fans today when the Spring Garden Highway will be renamed after him. Read More


Party Pooper

29 June 2019

Some party promoters are angry and frustrated at the confusion that once again surrounds getting licences to hold fetes and limes for the Crop Over season. Read More


VIDEO: Crop Over Central Top 10 June 28

28 June 2019

It is time for the Crop Over Central Top 10, presented by Big Red The DJ from Hott 95.3 FM. Crop Over Central, where the vibe lives. Can you guess who is No. 1? Read More


VIDEO: SugarRhe In Studio

27 June 2019

SugarRhe tells us about her name change, her 2019 music and plans for Bashment Soca competition. Read More


VIDEO: Mole In Studio

27 June 2019

We at Crop Over Central wish Mole a happy birthday! He tells us about his plans for the Bashment Soca and Soca Monarch competitions. Read More


Betty B to lead off Soca Monarch semis

26 June 2019

First timer Betty B will open the Soca Monarch semi-finals next week Friday at Kensington Oval. And former Party Monarch Natahlee will close the show. Read More


Barbados back on top at Taste of the Caribbean

26 June 2019

Barbados has taken the top prize at the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Taste of the Caribbean competition which ended minutes ago in Miami. Read More


34 for Soca Monarch semis

23 June 2019

The 34 semi-finalists for this year’s MQI 98.1 The One Soca Monarch competition were announced earlier today at the National Cultural Foundation headquarters. Read More


VIDEO: De Big Show

23 June 2019

Crop Over Central presents highlights from De Big Show tent held last week Saturday at Sea Rocks Dome, Christ Church. Read More


VIDEO: King Bubba In Studio

22 June 2019

Next on Crop Over Central is King Bubba! He tells us what his famous catch phrase actually means, and he shows his drawing skills while playing Pictionary. Read More


Crop Over Central Top 10: June 21

21 June 2019

It is time for the Crop Over Central Top 10, presented by Big Red The DJ from Hott 95.3 FM. Read More


152 for Soca Monarch 

21 June 2019

Just over 150 artistes have registered for the MQI 98.1 The One Soca Monarch Competition. And by Sunday, soca fans will know who will be heading to the National Botanical Gardens on July 28 to vie for the ultimate crown. Read More


VIDEO: Shaft In Studio

20 June 2019

Next on Crop Over Central is Shaft! He shares his secret behind his successful song writing career. Read More


VIDEO: Shaquille In Studio

20 June 2019

Next on Crop Over Central is Shaquille! He shares how he conceptualized his hit song collateral and tells us what is in store for this year. Read More


Bashment Soca finalists announced

19 June 2019

The biggest Bashment Soca competition will see 12 artistes trying to dethrone King of Bashment Lil Rick. And one of them is his son UndaDawg. Read More


Richild Springer passes

18 June 2019

Barbados’ standard-bearer in dance, Richild Springer, has passed away. The 73-year-old died this morning after a brief illness in Paris, France, where she lived for more then 40 years. Read More


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