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Nobody gets sued for singing the truth. It is an art form but it is also play ground for those who make a business out of it. While people are on your back the control at the stardom tent goes unnoticed.

As long as there is StardomMass camp etc there will be little fracas because of the politics and the institutional rules of engagement. It is better to accept what was presented and if not satisfied, lodge a complaint later. I repeat, the problem is not Leona, it is the big men and their ego. After both guys denied that Alex misrepresented what actually occurred the play back did confirm that he did — not once but twice yet instead of saying well yeh I was wrong both started blaming the English language.

If anyone does then I guess we would have to throw the judges, the calypso association into the conversation. Not that there is anything wrong with that. All comments are approved by DominicaNewsOnline.

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Oh God, please make the next three weeks fly to bring back sanity onto this nation. Should Norman Letang have allowed the guys to play? Use to think you were a bright guy. King Dice need to seek dual citizenship. In three weeks time it will be all over, the majority of the calypsonians trom go back into hybernation until next year.


Nothing is wrong with that. I doh going an call nobody name, Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah! Government should have no say in carnival that is a creation of the people dating back to the emancipation of slavery! Get to Know Us. Long gone are the days of. Besides what the heck the calypso Queen competition is a stardom event and if anyone needed to be accommodating it should have been stardom tent. This is the kind of stupid oppressive rhetoric with a gets me very angry …….

If he eh agree then make a song on him. She has a one good song hmmmm she needs to pay attention, be observant, and be humble, There are rules that govern everything, so if the band said no to her band, then, just go ahead and sing for her fans. Stardom should be complimented for keeping women calypso alive and not been attacked for that. Polls Sorry, there are no polls available at the moment. If anything could destroy the calypso integrity it is the misconduct of those who are charged with the leadership and management of the calypso association.

The extempo competitions have developed so that competitors choose a topic from a container and are given a designated period of time to compose an agreed number of verses to be sung. I say so because the mass camp artist was actually adding value to the stardom tent event but that is just my opinion based on what I have heard. Retrieved from ” https: If you feel the prize is to small you should sponsor a greater prize.

Yet another attempt, this time by Tonge tonothing more, nothing less, but to instill some fear in calypso writers and singers. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Media related to Calypsonians at Wikimedia Commons. They are too highstrung. But outside the doors of Parliament, ordinary citizens are told to watch their mouths. Post a Comment Cancel Your email address will not be published. No one can make a joke or sing a song anymore.

She was never comfortable with the band so we had arranged with Peter to have a special rehearsal today Thursday 13th with some of Mas Camp musicians for the semifinals. I am sure that you will admit that the calypso in Dominica had been elevated by the dice era.


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Stop fighting down success and stop adoring fallacies. One may even assume that you are suggesting that Peter LetangfreddyCornelle and other musical arrangers should also be competing and talent like Tasha P and Vigilante should just let it all go by. By using this tjen, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Which foreigner with a minimum of commonsense would go to invest money in a place like that?

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The last thing they should consider is to walk out on a show, on the patrons and also their fans and to hit organizers including starting an argument.

Dominicans do not like people who feel they are tooooooooo big to disrespect their own supporters. Calypsos are musical renditions having their origins in the West African griot tradition. Where is the democracy in Dominica? You causing to much division in the Art Form…you dragged this girl in with y nonsense…she is not wise enough to realize it….

Leona has disrespected our beloved swinging stars. That sounds like censorship and denial of freedom calypsoniana speech to me. Women want equality but some times i really believe they do not want it. Bull let me ask you this.

Calypsonians from Then to Now

You are right on point once again, letting these so-called calypsonians know that they better be very careful with their lyrics this year.

ALl the platinum artists we listen pay song writers to write songs.

No one runs away from a daily bread,there are rules, guidance and procedures.