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Dear Editor: Tuco must redistribute calypso money, introduce ‘Gospelypso Arm’ and utilise Maria Bhola

“[…] The records will show that over the past 25 years, calypsonians among your membership who have faithfully participated in the Calypso King competition then and now Calypso Monarch have never been compensated financially in the preliminary round of competition. “[…] It is patently clear that the musical labour of …

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NACC: ‘Bro Resistance [did] pioneering work in rapso’; Weatherhead: ‘An indefatigable leader’

The following is a press statement on the passing of calypsonian and Trinbago Unified Calypsonians’ Organisation (TUCO) president Lutalo Masimba—better known as Bro Resistance—by the National Action Cultural Committee (NACC): The National Action Cultural Committee (NACC) wishes to extend its condolences to the Trinbago Unified Calypsonians’ Organisation (TUCO) and to …

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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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