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Soka With HER


The event has not even had its debut run, yet Soka with HER is already being hailed as one of the impressive shows of Carnival 2020.

Being produced by Randy Glasgow Productions (RGP), the mega concert takes place at the Jean Pierre Complex, Port of Spain on Friday February 7 and will feature the best female soca artistes in the world, along with popular developing women in the soca arena and the most popular men in the business.

At the 2020 Jazz Congress conference held at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City on January 13, Saint Lucia Tourism Authority and Jazz at Lincoln Center announced the official dates and artist lineup for the 2020 Saint Lucia Jazz Festival Produced in Collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center.

POS, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – The recent T&T Carnival event ‘Crunch’ gave discerning partiers a premium pre-festival experience with the first edition of what is surely to be an annual extravaganza.

PORT OF SPAIN, 2 January 2020, The highly anticipated announcement for the annual Old Hilarians' All-Inclusive fete was released last evening in an official statement on the website of the Old Hilarians’ Association (OHA) (alumnae Association of Bishop Anstey High School, Port of Spain). For 2020, the OHA proudly launches the 24th edition of its annual fundraising fete entitled, è Dolce Dolce (it Sweet-Sweet!) at Queen’s Hall.

After a historic 2019, Hollice Mapp better known as "Mr. Killa", the reigning International Power Soca Monarch King has set his sights on defending his title in 2020 with the release of his new single "Soca Storm". The impending hit is produced by the 2019 Road March winning producer Krishna Lawrence known as Dada from Dominica, also co-produced by Trinidad and Tobago's very own Shawn Stewart also known as "Spine".

ST. LUCIA (December 28, 2019) - St. Lucia's locally-owned and -operated Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa and Dermalogics Aesthetics Medical Clinic, a medical aesthetic company, recently pampered emerging R&B/Soul artist Lucki Starr with their world-class proprietary treatments during her first trip to the island.

Logos Hope Gathers People


Logos Hope will soon arrive in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago and be opened to the public from January 2nd to January 26th. This unique vessel with international crewmembers offers exclusive onboard events for people of all ages, in addition to its array of quality, affordable books. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to meet the crew in the book fair and the events on the ship!

Newark, NJ (Sonique Solutions) – In an evening filled with emotion, accomplishment and thankfulness, Trinbagonian entrepreneur and fashionista Diane Wiltshire, professionally and fondly known as ‘Fury’ officially launched the permanent space for new her retail outlet ‘Dressed Up’ in Newark, New Jersey.

When Precision Productions promises surprises, you should know by now to expect anything at any time.

Like the one we are dropping today.

Little did you know, that Preedy with his lovable charm, was delivering the title track for one of our most feisty riddims.

For quite some time, the Wednesday of Carnival week has been a hard nut to crack. We have MM, TOTR  and  Ignite  dominating Monday through Thursday,  but no event has been able to stick on Wednesday.

Come 2020,however, there’ll be an event on Carnival Wednesday that those involved are confident will become an annual classic.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. December 17th , 2019 - The players are lining up. There’s no fear, no holding back. Already, Lyrikal has touched down in Trinidad and Tobago ahead of T&T Carnival 2020 and he’s come prepared to give carnival lovers exactly what they want. Several tracks in the bag already, the Brooklyn based soca star is preparing for one of his best seasons yet, and he’s only just beginning.

St. Georges, Grenada (Sonique Solutions) – Former Grenadian Soca monarch and Road March Champion Boogie B is gearing up to create an impact during the highly anticipated Trinidad and Tobago 2020 Carnival season with his latest up-tempo offering entitled, ‘Big Long Thing’.

The enchanting Sandals® Royal Bahamian is set to play host to the World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean Gala Ceremony 2020 on Monday 20 January 2020.

The VIP ceremony will be the premier annual gathering of the Caribbean hospitality industry, with the key players and decision-makers from across the region attending. The evening will also mark the opening leg of the WTA Grand Tour 2020 – an annual search for the finest travel and tourism organisations in the world.

Hamilton, Bermuda (December 13) - Ubersoca Cruise is now the Largest Music Festival at Sea! Once described by Kes as “the crazy idea that might just work... and it did”, USC is now in its 5th year after completing 2 back to back sold out cruises in November 2019.

December 2019 - New York, New York (Irish and Chin) - There wasn't a dry eye amongst scores of music lovers during the 10th Anniversary of "Reeewind" on Friday, November 29 in Queens, New York. Overcome with emotions, the audience witnessed Shabba Ranks ‘The Emperor’ ceremonially crown a tearful U-Roy ‘The Godfather’ of Reggae Dancehall during a historical moment planned and executed by Garfield "Chin" Bourne, CEO of Irish and Chin and Sound Chat Radio

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. December 5th , 2019 - Leon Coldero isn’t about to stop. He’s got a lot of enthusiasm to deliver sweet Soca music to the masses, and with great excitement, he’s already unleashed a new single, ahead of Carnival 2020.

Toronto, Ontario (Sonique Solutions) – Epic Events’ annual pre-holiday extravaganza, ‘The Holiday Event’ recently gave Greater Toronto Area patrons an unforgettable experience with its second edition.

The premium all-inclusive event truly raised the bar for holiday soirees in the G.T.A. and gave its attendees an opportunity to celebrate the splendor of the season with various elements of traditional Canadian and Caribbean holiday celebrations.

MIAMI (December 2, 2019) - Respected members of the South Florida community - a  Trinidadian-American journalist, a Jamaican-American attorney and a cruise line executive - will be recognized and honored at the 2019 Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) Leadership Awards to be held in Miami on December 14.

Carnival 2020 in any island territory is closer than we think! And Benje gives us an excellent jumpstart! The Bahamas based St. Lucian Soca Artiste presents Rum Junkie off of the Soca Syrup Riddim.

Written By: Benjamin “Benje” Alexander, Produced, Mixed and Masteed by Alvin James of Boom Productions; Background Vocals By: Peter “Wildfire” Noel and the track was Executively Produced By: Alvin “Pam Pam” James & Lashawn “Scrouge” Selwood.

POS, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions) – World Interhash, known within the hashing communities across the globe as the World Cup or Olympics of hashing, is set to bring a tourism boost to host country Trinidad & Tobago and the Caribbean region at large as thousands of eager registrants are already gearing up for the biennial event which takes place April 23 rd -26 th 2020.

Logos Hope brings international crew


As an engineer, during his first year onboard, Khemraj worked in the engine room. His previous experience on this area equipped him for the job he had to do in the ship as watchkeeper. Not long after, he was training the new crewmembers that were joining the engine team. Now, he serves as one of the directors, being part of the leadership team.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. November 27th, 2019 - He’s challenging the norm, challenging the sound of Soca even, but humbly, Soca’s new kid on the block, Lucrativ, is making it abundantly clear that he’s in it for the long haul. Back to back music releases in less than two months, cements this relatively new artiste in a place many often hesitate to stand- often too timid to show up those who’ve run the game for many, many years.

The Art Africa Miami Arts Fair (AAMAF) is a narrative and space for Art, Culture, and Community. Previously voted fan favorite and most visited art fair by the Greater Miami Convention Visitors Bureau's Art of Black Miami marketing platform. Neil Hall, Visionary and Founder of the Art Africa Miami purposefully established this fair in Historic Overtown in 2011 and set a precedent as the largest showcase of contemporary artists from the African Diaspora during Art Basel. Art Africa Miami Art Fair is once again generously supported by The Southeast Overtown Park West Community Redevelopment Agency. (SEOPW)

November 22, 2019 – Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago… The Ministry of Works and Transport’s (MOWT’s) Coastal Protection Unit (CPU), and the Water and Sewerage Authority’s (WASA’s) Water Resources Agency (WRA) have launched a call for papers for the inaugural Integrated Water Resources and Coastal Symposium (IWRCS). With the special focus, “Island Life: Water from Ridge to Reef”,

New York, NY (Sonique Solutions) – Following the successful November 5th release of her latest book ‘Suitcase of Dreams’, Caribbean-American Mental Health Advocate Hazell McKenzie has been impacting readers, been in high demand for speaking engagements & appearances and has gained fulfilment through the achievement of life and career goals.

Kingston, Jamaica; Tortuga Rum Cake (TRC) Limited is marking its 35th anniversary with an expanded portfolio and ever-growing market presence.

Its latest offering, the Jamaican Rum Fruit Cake is generating strong interest among consumers in the Jamaican Diaspora, already receiving orders for cakes from Miami and New York.

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (November 12, 2019) - St. Thomas has been named the number one cruise destination in the Caribbean.

The "Best Caribbean Cruise Destination" honor was bestowed upon the island by Porthole Cruise Magazine's readers in its 21st Annual Readers' Choice Awards, the results of which are published in the November/December 2019 issue.

Mr Killa is now the first Grenadian artist with 100k followers on Instagram. In October 2019, Killa became the first Grenadian artist to become Instagram verified gaining the “Blue Tick” that essentially legitimises ones status as a bonafide celebrity.

The popular artist has had a year of many firsts in 2019 including becoming the first non-Trinidadian to win the International Soca Monarch title.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. November 4, 2019 - Even as the Caribbean becomes his fashion playground more and more, Trinidad and Tobago menswear designer, Ecliff Elie, on October 31 st , expanded his brand’s reach in Trinidad, officially opening his C3 Centre retail store. Media personnel and friends of the brand’s namesake, Ecliff Elie, were invited to the store’s unveiling, which also included a fashion show, to the delight of all in attendance.

Emotions ran high when the entertainment community heard that Skinner Park was going to be renovated. While happy that improvements were coming, the thought of not having the space for Carnival 2020 was tough.

Nostalgia reigned as old memories and unforgettable performances were bandied about; in the end though, one unchangeable conclusion came to the forefront.

With a pulsating primal opening refrain, Akeem "Preedy" Chance is rampaging into the Carnival 2020 season once again. This time he does it alongside Precision Productions, in a number built to reach deep inside every Soca lover and frenetically unleash their too-long dormant festival spirits.

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. October 29th, 2019 - A fresh face, engaging vibe and new musical energy; the newest female entertainer on the soca scene is as beautiful as she is talented, and while this is a precedence set by Trinidad and Tobago- the land of beauty and talent, there’s no denying that this young entertainer is ready to put in the work.

Toronto, Ontario (Sonique Solutions) – After its successful introduction in 2018, ‘The Holiday Event’ returns to satisfy the premium appetites of the Greater Toronto Area’s discerning party goers on November 16th 2019.

This Ultra-Premium Inclusive Experience takes place at the chic, iconic Toronto venue, The Guild Inn Estate and will deliver an event which is truly worthy and representative of the city’s cosmopolitan culture.

MIAMI (October 29, 2019) - Celebrated Caribbean calypsonian Willard Harris, known on stage as Lord Relator, will be the featured cultural performer at the 2019 Caribbean Media Exchange (CMEx) Leadership Awards on December 14 in Miami.

The 1980 National Calypso Monarch of Trinidad and Tobago, who was nicknamed "the local Sammy Davis Jr.," is also an accomplished guitarist and plays numerous stringed instruments from the cuatro to the double bass.

One of Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise’s most-anticipated climatic events, the annual Sound Clash At Sea, announces its sound system challengers for 2019. For those travelers lucky enough to land a coveted spot on this year’s cruise, what Billboard hails as “the genre’s premiere event,” will be able witness four premier selectors/sound systems go head-to-head, tune-for-tune for the ultimate win on Thursday (Dec. 12) immediately following the artist’s performances.

NEW YORK, NY – On November 22, 2019, VP Records will celebrate the 60th edition of one of the label's staple compilation brands, with the release of Strictly the Best Vol. 60 . The set includes current and breaking hits from some of the top artists in roots reggae and dancehall.

Miami Carnival 2019 Results


We're pleased to announce festival results from Miami Carnival 2019. 

If there is one thing we know to be true after our Audio Essentials Workshop, it is that music is the language of our souls. It tells our stories, brings our dreams to life, and if we let it, it can be the path by which we change our world. This experience was a welcome reminder to the team, and served as the perfect incentive for Precision Production's very first riddim for the upcoming season.

Soka With Her 2020


IT'S time to reinvent and rediscover the exponential potential that lies in the Caribbean and more specifically, in Trinidad and Tobago.

In 2020, Randy Glasgow Productions (RGP) delivers SOKA WITH HER, a production that will not only be the largest showcase of female star talent in Carnival ever, but the emergence of the female entertainer, as boss in Carnival in her own right.

ESPN presents exclusive coverage of the 2019 ICC Twenty20 (T20) World Cup Qualifier live from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).  With action bowling off this Friday on the ESPN2 Caribbean television network, six teams will progress to next year’s ICC T20 World Cup. All matches can also be live streamed on ESPN Play (www.espnplay.com) — ESPN’s multiscreen live and on-demand broadband service.
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