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Nearly 60 years before Bunji Garlin and Nigel Rojas’ Differentology got a half-minute play on the intro to an American TV show, Trinidad’s indigenous music completely dominated American pop music for half a year. 

Between late 1956 and mid-1957, calypso mushroomed so huge in the US that nightclubs refitted themselves overnight as “calypso rooms”...

Sunday, February 15, 2015

The Couch March race

Sunday, February 15, 2015

A US film set to premiere later this year will feature a track from long-time Trinidadian rapper/ musician/producer Make It Hapn.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Raw, 3canal’s 2015 Carnival offering, strutted out the seminal rapso triad’s old ideologies in new, glittery packaging onto the Queen’s Hall stage on February 5. 

Sunday, February 15, 2015

In part two of Legends of Carnival, Nasser Khan takes a broad look at the steelpan and calypso art forms and some of their major pioneers and exponents. These art forms make up the triumvirate of the major components of T&T’s world-famous Carnival.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Lingo (Joseph Vautor-La Placeliere) won his fourth Extempo Monarch title at the 2015 competition which was staged at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, on Thursday night.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

NGC Couva Joylanders and bp Renagades will play first in their respective categories tonight as the National Panorama Medium and Large Conventional Bands Finals take centre stage at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, from 7 pm. A total of 21 steel orchestras will know their musical fate as

Saturday, February 14, 2015

In the latter half of the year, during rainy season, lawn owners are usually bedeviled by infestation caused by grasshoppers, mole crickets, locusts and other grass-chomping pests.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Watching how soca bands perform at a fete, some may be of the impression that the soca star is in charge of the band when they hear “low” or “take it down” in the middle of a performance.

Friday, February 13, 2015

It’s finally here, the weekend to usher in Carnival 2015. The next three evenings are filled to the brim with soca, pan and mas events. 

Friday, February 13, 2015

Minutes after being crowned San Fernando Queen and King of Carnival for the second consecutive year, Gloria Dallsingh and her son Marlon Rampersad were already anticipating a hat trick in 2016. The Night of the Sando Monarchs at Skinner Park on Wednesday also saw Malaika Ballantyne, the daughter

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