Explore the history of Caribbean jazz, with ten of our favorite West Indian musicians.
We spoke with the director behind the most talked about feature film to come out of Trinidad, ahead of its US premiere at the UrbanWorld Film Festival.
Brooklyn DJ/beatmaker MeLo-X puts a future-R&B spin on Bunji Garlin's groovy soca single "Carnival Tabanca."
The opening film at this year's Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival chronicles the steelpan's journey from its invention within Trinidad's underclass, to its current international prestige.
From Rasta Homer to "The Itchem and Scratchem Blow," Caribbean culture references have been a staple of The Simpsons for 25 years.
"The most fun I every had was playing J'ouvert. The night before you don’t even sleep, knowing that you have free downtime coming when you can just let yourself go from all the stress."
Machel Montano stopped by Miss Lily's for a special edition of The LargeUp Sessions. Words can't explain the vibes—so look and listen!
The Soca Viking's latest video features a star-studded (Major Lazer, A$AP Ferg, Kardinal Offishall, Trinidad James) trip through Trinidad Carnival 2014.
Words by and Marcha M. Johnson, Jesse Serwer and Natalie Weiner— In recognition of Earth Day today, we're celebrating the other side of Caribbean wildlife—by highlighting some of its most strangest and... Read More...
Words by Saxon Baird, Photos by Kordel Fermin— Farmer Nappy has been a major player in the soca scene for over 30 years but it’s only recently that he’s become more a household name in Trinidad and beyond.... Read More...
Words by Natalie Weiner, Photo via @ASAPFerg/Instagram— We already knew A$AP Ferg liked dancehall—now, Harlem's Trap Lord, who happens be of Trini heritage, is getting into soca as well. Ferg has taken ins... Read More...