Ashley Cuffy is the 2011 Massacre/Canefield Primary School Calypso Queen
Ashley Cuffy who goes by the stage name of ‘De Ash’ has outshone thirteen (13) competitors to emerge victorious at the 2011 Massacre/ Canefield Primary School Calypso Festival.
Ashley sang a song entitled ‘Calypso Queen’ which was written by Daren Pinard.
Ajani ‘President A.D’ Drigo came in second with a song called ‘Too much negativity’ while Alijal ‘Singing Ali’ Titre secured the third runner up position with a song dubbed ‘Stay in school and Shemar ‘Mighty Shimz’ singing ‘Shemar rocking’ captured the fourth runner up position.
The other contenders were Superman, Mighty P, The Calm, La Pawol, Ras B, De Centepede, Henrique, The Kalinago Kid, Superior Sarah and De Woodpecker.
The show which featured 14 students (10 Boys and 4 Girls), as well as nine members of the Dominica Calypso Association including the reigning Calypso Monarch Gregory ‘Karessa’ Riviere was geared at exposing the students to Dominica’s Cultural heritage while at the same time developing their Self-esteem.
The event was sponsored by the Signman, Dr. Damian Dublin, Dominica Calypso Association, Lime Dominica Ltd, The Five Star General Music Production and Mickael Ferrol.