Sunshine and Nadiva

The semi-finals of the Vincy Mas Ragga & Soca Monarch competitions were held on Saturday 23 June. 25 artists in each category were vying for their place in the final, which is due to take place on Saturday 7 July at Victoria Park.

In amongst the pack in the ragga soca category were UK-based artists Sunshine & Nadiva, and Soca News is delighted to say that they’ve made it through to the finals.

The finalists are:

Ragga Soca Category
1. Ozarie Matthews
2. Keido (Kamara Foster)
3. Hypa 4000 (Shane Husbands)
4. Samantha Bryant (Sunshine) and Nadine Bryant (Nadiva)
5. Nicki (Nickeisha Pierre)
6. L-Pank (Jamalie Stapleton)
7. Skarpyon (Shernelle Williams)
8. Shena Collis
9. Fimba (Fimber Jardine)
10. Chewalee Johnson
11. Fireman (Delroy Hooper)

Soca Monarch Category
1. Tha Fugitive (Joel Bibby)
2. Mad King (Johnroy Haywood)
3. Grabba Finese (Keith Charles)
4. Scarbz (Tracy Cozier) and Sicko (Kesslon Shallow)
5. Flanka (Kester Chapman)
6. Chewalee Johnson
7. Recka (Recardo Wilson)
8. Denis Bowman
9. Skinny Fabulous (Gamal Doyle)
10. Hance John
11. Small Circle (Antonio Edwards)
12. Hypa 4000 (Shane Husbands)