Soca or Ragga? love it anyway!

I love Soca music! Absolutely love it! The genre defines my phone’s playlist and I have the energy for it. Friends are warned of the effects of playing the music around me, nevertheless they use it to their advantage to turn me into the life of the party.

But although I love soca music, I also hate that it has moved away from the classics I still enjoy. Many musical artistes have complained about redundancy in the genre.

Kwasi Edmondon’s song “Same Thing” took a personal approach to what he now knows as soca music. Every year, around the Carnival festival of Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana’s Mashramani, he hears the “Same Thing” and at last year’s Carib Soca Monarch competition he didn’t hold back his …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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