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    October 15

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How Juniors will appear

13 July 2019

When the Scotiabank Junior Calypso Monarch competition takes place next Saturday, July 20, at the Wildey Gymnasium, 19 contestants will sing for supremacy. Read More


VIDEO: SK In Studio

13 July 2019

One of the joint International Bashment Soca Competition winners, SK, tells us about his plans going forward. Read More


VIDEO: Queen T In Studio

13 July 2019

Queen T is a finalist in this year's Soca Monarch Competition Read More


Call for calypso college

13 July 2019

Music producer Eddy Grant believes there should be a calypso college in Barbados. “I have begged the Government to teach calypso in schools. If you can teach British history, why can’t you know your own? Why can’t you learn how to sing your own? Read More


VIDEO: Crop Over Central Top 10 July 12

12 July 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. Read More


Court rules Iglesias is father

10 July 2019

MADRID – A Spanish court ruled on Wednesday that singer Julio Iglesias is the father of a 43-year old man, resolving a paternity dispute that had lasted three decades after the veteran star refused to take a DNA test. Read More


Ram back in tent zone

09 July 2019

When you hear the name Peter Ram these days you may think soca and party music. Depending on your age, you may remember him as a dub artiste and doing those popular store ads with Natahlee. Read More


Tough for tents

07 July 2019

WITH COSTS OF AROUND $25 000 a night, it is becoming harder every year to pitch a tent for Crop Over, but those remaining are pledging not to pull up stakes just yet. Read More


SK, King Bubba share Bashment crown

07 July 2019

Debutant SK and King Bubba FM were jointly crowned winner of the 2019 Yello International Bashment Soca Competition. Read More


VIDEO: Leadpipe In Studio

06 July 2019

Today in the studio we have Leadpipe! He tells us about his chart topping song. Read More


VIDEO: Mahalia In Studio

06 July 2019

Mahalia has released her first ever Bashment Soca song she tells us all about it in this episode of Crop Over Central. Read More


VIDEO: Crop Over Central Top 10 July 5

06 July 2019

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


$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


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