Toppa Top ’14: The Best Soca Singles of 2014

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December 22, 2014

8. Machel Montanoโ€”Ministry of Road

“Ministry of Road” was the Road March at Trinidad Carnival this year, and netted Machel the latest in a long line of Power Soca Monarch titles. ‘Nuff said. That the song, known as “M.O.R.” for short,ย also made a political statementโ€”about Trinidadians’ hunger for an expanded and improved parade route at Carnivalโ€”added to its resonance, which has remainedย long after the last band crossed Queens Park Savannah on Carnival Tuesday. โ€”Jesse Serwer