Pioneering music produ­cer and living legend Kenny Phillips has stepped out from behind his famed mixing board into the bright lights of centre stage with his provocative 2020 calypso debut, “Wack Dem Kenny”.

MANY sports fans consider themselves experts on the technical prowess of local sports heroes like Keshorn Walcott and Brian Lara. However, few can be as deeply invest…

With the advent of the Internet and smartphones, pornographic websites and material are more accessible now than back in the days when they were limited to ‘dirty’ magazines. 

Ganja anthems have been a staple in popular music genres for decades. Now that Trinidad and Tobago has decriminalised marijuana, making it only legal for adults to have up to 30 grammes, the “herb” has been a hot topic, and now a boon for calypsonians like Crazy (Edwin Ayoung), to pen their lyrics on the issue.

Praise and worship music has always been ”cool” says gospel singer Farenite (Samuel Selkridge).

Farenite stands at the core of a new age of local gospel singers that continue to take Christian musical themes into mainstream spaces. While the talented vocalist refuses to comment on homegrown gospel within the current Carnival context he remains adamant that the music has always been relevant.

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IF STORYTELLING makes us human, then films and documentaries are the tools through which we evoke emotions, start difficult conversations and possibly even bring about change.

They don’t call Shal Marshall the Party Boss for nothing. The soca artiste has released seven songs for the Carnival season thus far, with several riddims and collaborations with several artistes, marking him out as a force to reckoned with for 2020.

Calypso/soca rising star Aaron Duncan has joined the cast of Kaiso House calypso tent for Carnival 2020.

Some mothers of the bride are extremely involved in helping to plan their daughter’s wedding day, while others prefer to take a back seat. But no matter which category your mom falls into, there are certain duties the mother of the bride is traditionally responsible for handling, and most of the time, some wedding planning tasks just become considerably easier when mom is involved.

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