Dominica Calypso – Calypso History – Musicians

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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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We should rally ‘round the Mighty Sparrow

By Ken Smith: It is with a sad feeling as I write this letter and also with a heavy heart as I looked at a newspaper photograph, and a television clip from an evening newscast as I saw a frail looking ‘Mighty Sparrow’ performing at a concert over the weekend.

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First Crown After 28 Years

First Crown After 28 Years

Checker, the veteran in the calypso business for 28 years, has finally won his first crown. He is the King of the Stardom Calypso Tent. Observer second place, Man himself third and Lady Star fourth.

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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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