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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”51603″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center” onclick=”link_image”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]In the Caribbean, the name Rupee invokes a good feeling. The son of Barbados whose voice is as crisp and notable today, as it was in the early part of his music career, has never failed to impress, in the Caribbean and around the world.

Rupert Clarke is an extraordinary entertainer. His sound has been described as rhythmically complex yet instantly catchy. With a number of hit singles under his belt, his stage show is always engaging. Songs like “Ice Cream”, “Jump”, “Tempted to Touch”,“What Happens In De Party” and “You Never Know” are Soca chart toppers that have all contributed to the genre’s greatness.

Rupee is a global Soca ambassador. He has delivered his sweet sound to audiences around the world and even after taking some personal time off and returning to the Mecca of Carnival- Trinidad and Tobago, in 2017, Rupee is embraced, loved and appreciated as though he had always been at the forefront of the industry.

In 2005, Rupee was signed to Atlantic Records and EMI Publishing in the UK. His music subsequently landed on the Billboard Top 40 and other major charts across the globe. In 2017, Rupee has been signed to ULTRA Records, a situation that was driven by the collaborative work by Rupee and Black Shadow- a Grammy Award winning production outfit based in Miami. Rupee’s most recent accomplishment is likely to spur the Soca genre to greater heights.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row bg_type=”bg_color” css=”.vc_custom_1484610929211{margin-top: 20px !important;padding-right: 20px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;background-color: #8224e3 !important;}” bg_color_value=”#624bc7″][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

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Day 41 – KI

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]K.I.A major part of Trinidad and Tobago’s carnival landscape, Kris Veeshal Persad, best known as KI, is one of the country’s best Chutney Soca contributors. He has won the Chutney Soca Monarch title three times- the last in 2016.

KI is the son of Trinidad’s established keyboardist, bandleader, & producer Veerendra Persad and KI himself started his career in entertainment as a keyboardist at the age of 7.

He competed and won the very first “Children of Mastana” competition and shortly thereafter migrated to Canada where he spent his formative years concentrating on his Academics and studying music.  KI continued to display his commitment and dedication to the band and was given the opportunity to be lead musician and producer for JMC 3veni. He used this experience to produce the band’s last 5 albums, and collaborated with Madmen Productions in producing the massive hit “In Front Of Meh” by Umi Marcano, formally of Machel Montano’s “HD.”

During his career in the chutney soca music arena, KI has delivered songs like, ‘Catch Meh Lovah’, ‘No More Rum Again’, ‘Same Gyal Twice,’ ‘Runaway’ and ‘Baggage’. He has toured the world and even opened for Soca star Machel Montano in Manhattan, NYC.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row bg_type=”bg_color” css=”.vc_custom_1484610929211{margin-top: 20px !important;padding-right: 20px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;background-color: #8224e3 !important;}” bg_color_value=”#624bc7″][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Angela HunteAll it took was one quick collaboration with the King of Soca, Machel Montano in 2015 for the people of her homeland of Trinidad and Tobago, along with the rest of the Caribbean, to fall in love with US based singer songwriter, Angela Hunte.

The Grammy award winner, who is internationally known for her role as contributing writer on the Alicia Keys, Jay Z single, ‘Empire State of Mind’, has certainly immersed herself in the culture of her homeland, proving that she is a Caribbean woman to the core and fully capable of representing the Diaspora with a tremendous sense of ease.

Angela Hunte’s distinct style of soca is truly enticing. Her first collaboration with Machel Montano, a song called ‘Party Done’, heard the vocal range of the Brooklyn resident in a way that immediately sold her to soca music lovers around the world. Onstage, she was the epitome of exuberance. Angela Hunte had sealed the deal and would become a committed part of the Carnival culture of T&T and those experienced around the world.

In 2016, Hunte followed up her ‘Party Done’ anthem with ‘Mon Bon Ami and ‘Like So’. Her 2017 contributions are ‘Big Drum Beat’ and ‘Make Me Go.’[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row bg_type=”bg_color” css=”.vc_custom_1484610929211{margin-top: 20px !important;padding-right: 20px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;background-color: #8224e3 !important;}” bg_color_value=”#624bc7″][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

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