Vincy Music

by Nisee
(Brooklyn, NY)

i think st vincent is contributing a lot to the evolution of soca (i e ragga soca), and although they don't get much recognition, the artistes' talents are appreciated. the music has shown significant progress and 2008 may be their year! jamesy p, zoelah, and bomani definitely held it down in 2007.

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Jan 29, 2008
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Contribution not Evolution
by: Anonymous

lol you talking about three artists all with a couple hits ,what about Barbados who been holding it down for the longest ,i do see the contribution but EVOLUTION pleaseeeeee get a grip on reality but its def a honourable mention.

Jan 30, 2008
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responce to above
by: Anonymous

I do give Barbados their respect when it comes to soca but lets look at the past couple of years. Their 2 biggest stars (Krosfyah and Alison Hinds) are not producing hits anymore. Since 2005 they've had a string of one hit wonders. Mr. DJ in 2005 with waistline lickin shots, Biggie Irie and Peter Ram in 2006 and now, Mr Dale now. They do still produce good music but they're not as dominant as they once were. Now, Vincy artists haven't been the most consistent but through the years, vincy producers have always produced hits. Hairy Bank and Turn Me On in 2001, Busy Tone in 2003, Nookie and Turn Around in 2004, Wet and Home for Carnival in 2005 and Party Animal, Go Down Low, and Bashment in 2007. Adrian Bailey and Mark Cyrus have made an impact on soca but haven't recieved the credit they deserve. Bomani had 2 hits in back to back years and Jamesy P is back with another hit since Nookie in '04, so it looks like Vincy artists are starting to build consistency. Even though Zoelah is new I can see her doing really well in the future. Problem Child also has the versatility to be successful. And lets not forget Becket in the 80's, Vincy music has always been a force on the soca music scene.

Feb 05, 2008
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Are you 4 real?
by: Shimmer

Ragga soca has long been established and evolved a number of years ago. Correct your comment and say it correctly i.e."St.Vincent ragga soca singers are now singing songs that are giving Trini's a run for their money".

Feb 06, 2008
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Pround vincy
by: Allie

Whoa as a proud vincentian I agree, but yuh cyar forget Problem Child.. Oye oye....lol

Feb 07, 2008
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Vincy Soca
by: Demolition Kid

I support u 100%. I also think that the trini artist need to give the artist from the other Caribbean islands some push if u notice almost all there collaborations was with dance hall & reggae artist.

Feb 18, 2008
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vincy soca
by: Anonymous

agree with these comments

Oct 26, 2009
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awesome
by: Kathy Neverson N.Y

Wow I had a blast today enjoying all the soca from 2007 too 2009 man vincy artiste hot hot hot lol. I need more or sgt.bread a.k.a landlord a.k.a D'Landlord. Roger I cant keep up with all the name changes.

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