Shurwayne's out and Skinny's in, here is the Lotto Plus International Soca Monarch semi-finalists

Shurwayne Winchester no longer a semi-finalist

Shurwayne's out and Skinny's in, here is the Lotto Plus International Soca Monarch semi-finalists

By Joseph Charles

Trinidad & Tobago | Friday 20 January 2017: 18:18 GMT

The semi-final of the 2017 Lotto Plus International Soca Monarch competition will take place on what is being billed as Soca Picnic Sunday, on Sunday 5 February at the Arima Velodrome. This year’s crop of semi-finalists also includes seven artists from neighbouring islands: two from Barbados, two from St Vincent, two from Grenada and one from Antigua.

Shurwayne Winchester, who was originally picked as a semi-finalist, has confirmed that he will not be taking part in the competition and has withdrawn; Skinny Fabulous has now taken his place.

The semi-finalists are:

5 Star Akil (Akil Borneo) Hero
Aaron Duncan Mega Vybz
Adana (Adana Roberts) Doh Tote
Asten Isaac Rum Friends
Ballantyne (Simba Ballantyne) Passion
Bass aka Trilo-G (Adrian Hackshaw) D Ground
Biggie Irie (Carlton Cordle) Money Well Spent
Blaxx (Dexter Stewart) Ranking Ting
Chingee (Shaquille Mark) Welcome To Carnival
Chuck Gordon (Roderick Gordon) Doh Leh Go
Devon Matthews D Journey (Make It)
Erphaan Alves Cyah Wait
Farmer Nappy (Darryl Henry) X Man
GBM Nutron (Jason Carter) Bacchanal
Iwer George (Neil George) Take Ah Bathe
Jadel (Jardine Legere) D Band
Jahmoun (Jahmoun Mendoza) Only You
Kerlz (Kerlene Joseph) Breaking Chains
Kernal Roberts Shake
Kerry John Drink King
KI (Kris Persad) Fire
King Bubba (Adam Elias) Calling In Sick
Komante, Shradah (Anson Soverall, Shradah McIntyre) Good Body
Linky First (Jason Henriques) Rock And Come In
Lord Nelson (Robert Nelson) Sugar Mammy
Lyrikal (Devon Martin) Jammin Sake
M1 (Sherwin Jeremiah) Vicey
Marzville (Omar McQuillkin) Bang Bim
Marvay (Damian Marvay) Know The Face
Mical Teja (Mical Williams) Night Away
Milko (Akeem Henry) Carnival To Remember
Miss Cali (Shakema Rowe) Renmen Li
Nailah (Nailah Blackman) Work Out
Nessa Preppy (Vanessa John) Activate
Omardath Maharaj (Omardath Maraj) Balkisoon
One Voice (Kevin James) Dutty Behaviour
Orlando Octave Single
Patrice Roberts Big Girl Now
Peter Ram (Peter Wiggins) Good Morning
Preedy (Akeem Chance) On The Low
Ravi B (Ravi Bisambiar) Budget
Rayza Saga (Kareem Thomas) Activate Lyfe
Ricardo Drue (Ricardo Barriteau) I.D. (Stamp Yuh Name)
Ricky T (Ricky Joseph) Freaky Girls
Rikki Jai (Samraj Jaimungal) Carnival Arena
RKG (Rossi Gray) Ah Like It
Sasha (Sasha-Ann Mosses) My Song
Sekon Sta (Nesta Boxill) Kings and Queens
Shal Marshall (Stephenson Marshall) Dip
Singerboy Sergio (Sergio Camejo) Daz Yuh Business
Skinny Fabulous (Gamal Doyle)
Snakey (Heaven Charles) The Cricketer
Star George (Brandon George) Dis Is It
Swappi (Marvin Davis) Ana
Teddyson John No Code
Terri Lyons I Am Lion
Tizzy (Tanzania Sebastian) Pumping Iron
Xone (Atiba Chance) Move As A Tribe
Yankey Boy (Kevon Heath) Boat Rocking
Zan (Joel Feveck) Remember

Island Winners

Barbados
Edwin Yearwood Home Sweet Home
Lil Rick (Ricky Reid) Iza Bajan

Grenada
Boyzie (Jalon Oliver) Bullseye
Dash (Shondelle Amada) No Company

St Vincent
Chawalee (Chawalee Johnson) Rumist
Hypa 4000 (Shane Husbands) No Behaviour

Antigua
Tian Winter In De Middle

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Soca News
June 2017

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