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King Dice Did It Again

King Dice Did It Again

He first started singing calypso at the Saint Mary’s Academy and never looked back. Now Dice is the youngest and only calypsoian to win eight national crowns and several consecutive road-march titles. Denison “King Dice” Joseph, walked away in the early morning of 7th February, 2016 with the crown dethroning […]

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Crowning 2012 Dominica Calypso King

Crowning 2012 Dominica Calypso King DominicaCalypso.com the home of Dominica calypsoes.  In the sixties, calypso and steelband music became very popular and indeed replaced lapo kabwit and chanté mas as the music of carnival, particularly in the capital Roseau. Many of the traditional songs were performed in the new calypso […]

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King Dice – Living in a Fool’s Paradise – Dominica Calypso 2015

King Dice – Living in a Fool’s Paradise – Dominica Calypso 2015

Came in second place in 2015

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Dominica Calypso Association Address Libel and Slander

Dominica Calypso Association Address Libel and Slander

A recent court ruling that ordered calypsonian Checko, to pay E.C $130,000 to one government worker, has prompted members of the Dominica Calypso Association (DCA) to speak out. Checko, whose real name is Abel Jno Baptiste, was ordered to pay the said amount to Venezuelan Ambassador to Dominica, Dr. Philbert […]

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Sandy pulls out of calypso competition

Sandy pulls out of calypso competition

US-based Dominican calypsonian, Sandy, who had been allowed by the Dominica Calypso Association (DCA) to move straight into 2014 calypso quarter final, has pulled out of the competition. Sandy’s manager, Alex Bruno told Dominica News Online (DNO) on Sunday morning, “She is making plans to leave the country as we […]

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Former Calypso King Out On Bail

Former Calypso King Out On Bail

The former 4times Calypso of Dominica “King Dice” (Dennison Joseph) was released on a EC$10,000 bail Monday March 2nd, 2009 after he and other were arrest the follow Saturday February 28, 2009 for assault on a law officer and possession of cannabis. According to news out of Roseau, the incident […]

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