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, Big Mistake: Have Soca Artists Abandoned Their True Fans? The EDM Cra
January 03, 2015
Hello,

Happy New Year!

In this issue, we take a look at the following topic:

Big Mistake: Have Soca Artists Abandoned Their True Fans? The EDM Craze.

Are soca artists and producers making a huge career mistake? In an effort to make soca music more internationally palatable they seem to be abandoning their niche market of West Indian people. They seem to be deserting the very people who have put them on the level that they are at, in an attempt at converting Americans, Europeans and the world at large. This brings to mind the old creole adage which translates to "leaving what you have already seen for what you haven't seen".

Soca is clearly being watered down more and more to make it sound like EDM (Electronic Dance Music). It's losing its identity. The question is whether or not it has gone overboard.

Are we trying to sell ice to an Eskimo...

Continue reading here: Big Mistake: Have Soca Artists Abandoned Their True Fans? The EDM Craze.

Sincerely,
Mantius Cazaubon
SocaFreak.com

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