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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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Political bickering threatening Dominica’s calypso

Political bickering threatening Dominica’s calypso

A cultural activist who has been involved in the calypso industry in Dominica for over twenty years has identified the infiltration of partisan politics in the art form as a major threat. Alex Bruno, who has also served on the executive of the Dominica Calypso Association for ten years, said […]

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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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Calypsonian claims victimization

As the calypso season heats up a local calypsonian is claiming that he is being victimized by a government minister. Comforter, whose real name is Victor Bique, said following the performance of his song “Dentist” at the Stardom Tent last week Saturday, he received “some real bad text messages”, from […]

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20 For Dominica Calypso Association Semi-Finals

20 from the Quarter-Finals to the Semi-Finals: Leandra, Bobb, Sye, Peter Prosper, Checker, Young Bull, Exposer, Loogars, Observer, Sugar S, Lady Star, Boole, Explosion, Man Himself, Trendsetter, Soul Puss, Third Eye, Beno, Dice, Tasha P.

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20 For January 30th

The twenty calypsonians for the semi-finals on January 30th 2010 are: Boople, Della, Yakima, Triumph, Soul Puss, Duchess, Checker, Prosper, Zye, Benno, Mighty Locuss, Daddy Chess, Lady Star, Explosion, Tasha P, Scrunter, De Bobb, Observer, and Sugar S.

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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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