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Hunt on for mysterious calypso financier

Calypso Monarch Duane O’ Connor received $500,000 from TUCO this weekend, which brought his total cash prize up to $1 million for his winning renditions of “The hunt is on” and “Long live calypso.” There is still no word as to the identity of the mysterious donor(s) of half a …

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Machel feted, Duane head ‘hotting’

Machel Montano is ready to be named “Ambassador Fete” as the soca star wants the title of official cultural ambassador to be added to his $2.5 million Soca and Groovy Monarch cash prizes and his Road March crown in an all-conquering 2012 Carnival season. In other news, it is alleged …

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Benjai award for calypso-so

Benjai’s sweet soca tune, “Trini” was adjudged NACC’s 2011 “Calypso of the Year” at NAPA on Saturday night. Iwer George, Denise Belfon and Swappi set to vie for the 2012 award.

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