Category Archives: Soca

On My Shit

Deejay Qutta & Ms Porsh – Buck Dat Bitxh “It’s an accompanying piece for my thesis (that i think i just finished) about placing vogue in teh “nu-world” cannon and homophobia in dancehall” as he says. So many buttons pushed; … Continue reading

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Blow The Whistle

Maddzart – JAWPAGWYHU 2010 This is a bizarre one from St Vincent that really makes my days brighter. Soca made by someone who might do production for kid’s television shows on the side hustle. I grabbed this just based on … Continue reading

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"Dominica Soca"

Mr Benji N2O – Fire 2009 A super sick Bouyon track I’ve been into lately, which is/is like Soca from Dominica usually done by bands (I guess?). I’ve been happy with Trinidadian production as of late, but some of the … Continue reading

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Inside Mi Car

KI Persad & JMC 3veni – Catch Meh Lover 2009 One of my favorite places to both listen and read about music these days is Rizzla’s great sex, drugs, and Soca spot, Wasted Youth Sound System. If not for the … Continue reading

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Sensi Addicts Only

Vybz Kartel – Weed (Gutter Riddim 2009) I recently started paying more attention to the Riddims from the other islands in the Caribbean and this one out of Grenada is solid. Something about the down tuned xylophone with the muted … Continue reading

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Antillean Throwback Heat

DJ Prako – Lagaz Lekkerding (Kaseko remix) (from Mix-it-Up 2006) This guys mixtapes are loaded with goodness. Everything from Chutney Reggaeton to Kawina Bubbling remixes and any other weird hybrid you could imagine. Just the kind of stuff I’ve been … Continue reading

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Montreal Mad Again

DOWNLOAD I think dude is a little late for the celebration but they do things differently in Canada. Contains the Wipe Out Riddim.

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Stop All This Boogaloo Rudeboy!

Safi Abdullah – Afrika is Burning (from Rebel Soca 1989) An anti-rudeboy, anti-disco, anti-freaking, anti-boogaloo earlier Soca track from this weird CD I found at the Harold Washington Library. It’s not very soca and not very interesting production wise, but … Continue reading

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Soul Glo Calypso

Bunji Garlin – “Put in the Thing” (from Global 2007) Trinidad and Tobago’s answer to Jamaican Dancehall, the word Soca is literally just the combination of the words soul and calypso, The difference between the lifespan of the two genres … Continue reading

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