Behind the Music featuring DJ Mika Raguaa Over the years, Soca music (and Carnival) has evolved from being exclusive to the Caribbean to a worldwide phenomenon. From Caribana in Canada to Notting Hill in the UK, the Soca scene continues to
Behind the Music featuring Marvin Fermin Unless you have been living under a rock, or you are simply new to the soca scene, the undisputed King of soca, Machel Montano, needs no introduction. Machel has one of the longest careers
Since the turn of the century, one question has echoed throughout the halls of dorm rooms, barbershops, nail salons, and even grocery stores. The same question that used to keep me up at night as I argued with my good friend
This is a continuation from a previous post. If you did not have a chance to read part 1, you can find it here. So here are 4 more dance moves that you can perform when Soca music is playing.
Find a great Soca song to listen to for free on Radial. I can vividly remember the first time that I danced with a girl. I was 14 or 15 and a few of my female friends and I were
Some of us know this situation all too well – whether it is a friend, a co-worker, a significant other, or a random stranger – teaching someone about Soca and Carnival can be tricky. Whether you choose to let them
Carnival Tabanca ta·ban·ca /tah-bang-kuh; alt: tuh-bang-kuh/ Noun: Extreme sadness and/or a depression following one’s separation from Carnival. Some of you may have no idea what this refers to and others may be all too familiar with this phenomenon. Our friends at
The 2016 International Soca Monarch (ISM) competition has experienced a wide range of criticism due to the number of changes that it has implemented (i.e. from the complete removal of the Power/Groovy categories to the postponing of the announcement of