• Today
    August 24

  • 09:11 AM

Mix of veterans and newcomers for Soca Monarch

NATANGA SMITH, natangasmith@nationnews.com

Added 06 July 2019

leadpipe-070619

Leadpipe was a crowd favourite with his song Sometime, and will be moving on to the Soca Monarch Finals. (Picture by Christoff Griffith.)

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.

The judges’ task was to pick the best 14, and four women made the cut.

The fourteen advancing to meet Mikey and Lil Rick on July 28 are: Adrian Clarke, first-timer Betty B, Biggie Irie, Marvay, Faith, Jamal Slocombe, Jus D, Leadpipe, Marzville, Natahlee, Sanctuary, Skung Yung, Shaquille and TC.

The reserve is Bo Bo.

Some members of the audience were disappointed to hear that some of their favourites did not make the cut.

For a look at some of the performances, log on to our Facebook page The Nation Barbados or join us on Instagram at nation246. (NS)

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

Dos and Donts


Welcome to our discussion forum here on nationnews.com. We encourage lively debate, but we also urge you to take note of the following:

  • Stay on topic – This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.
  • Be respectful – Meeting differences of opinion with civil discussion encourages multiple perspectives and a positive commenting environment.
  • Do not type in capitals – In addition to being considered “shouting” it is also difficult to read.
  • All comments will be moderated – Given the volume of comments each day, this may take some time. So please be patient.
  • We reserve the right to remove comments – Comments that we find to be abusive, spam, libellous, hateful, off-topic or harassing may be removed.
  • Reproduction of comments – Some of your comments may be reproduced on the website or in our daily newspapers. We will use the handle, not your email address.
  • Do not advertise – Please contact our Advertising Department.
  • Contact our Online Editor if you have questions or concerns.
  • Read our full Commenting Policy and Terms of Use.
comments powered by Disqus

POLL

Do you believe the Rock Hall squatters should be entitled to a $25 000 grant or a loan to move out of the area?

Yes
No

FRONT COVER OF TODAY'S NEWSPAPER

CARTOON

INSTAGRAM