Booster Shot: Problem Child heading to Berlin Carnival

>> Monday, May 3, 2010

As a person of that good West Indian bouillon stock, I always find myself marveling about those who fall in love with our culture on their own time and champion it as if their lives depended on it.  Don't get me wrong.  I was raised an educated in Canada, so often people find it odd that I care so deeply about spreading the good news of soca.  but then you meet dudes like the Frankie and Boone - The Soca Twins, a couple of turntabling Germans who rep our music to the fullest.  They DJ Caribbean grooves, the promote Carribbean-style parties, Boone Chatta is beginning to make strides as an artiste....AND...they have their own mas band at Berlin's Carnival of Cultures.

This year, the twins are celebrating 8 years in the soca world, and Problem Child is among the artists they have invited over for the party.

Check out the official word from Problem Child's camp...

Thursday, 1st of April, 2010

Problem Child’s First Trip to Germany: Berlin Carnival 2010

NEW YORK – Soca artiste Problem Child will be traveling to Germany for the first time at the end of May to represent St. Vincent and the Grenadines for Berlin Carnival 2010.
 The Berlin Carnival weekend will start with ‘Carnival Jump-Up 2010’ on Friday, 21st of May at the Icon Club. This Carnival warm-up party celebrates the 8th birthday of the Soca Twins, well known German soca DJs and self-proclaimed soca ambassadors.  Problem Child will be headlining the fete, which will also feature renowned international reggae DJ David ‘RamJam’ Rodigan, Germany’s own Count Shortleg and hosts, the Soca Twins.
 Problem Child will also perform on the Soca Twins’ truck for Berlin’s 2010 Mas on Sunday, 23rd of May. Berlin Carnival attracts visitors from all over Europe. The turnout is expected to be between 500,000 to 1,000,000 masqueraders and spectators. 

For more information on The Soca Twins and the Carnival of Cultures, visit the links.

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1 x 2 cents (comment, nuh!):

Anonymous May 3, 2010 at 10:57 PM  

hey karen! thanks for biggin up berlin carnival and soca twins!
but i have to correct you on some things stated in your blog.
it is not true that soca twins have their own mas band and their own truck for berlin carnival.
this whole berlin carnivalsocamovement is runned by several people including the djs barney millah, mashup crew, threeks, soca twins, the clothing brand YARD and a group of young women, who voluntarily work on the costumes, organise mas camp etc. check


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