Daddy Chess to defend his Soca Monarch title next week Friday
Reigning Soca Monarch King, Chester ‘Daddy Chess’ Letang is confident that his Power-Soca hit ‘shameless’ will allow him to retain his crown.
Daddy chess, who is only participating in the Power-Soca round is among a list of thirteen artistes who will participate in the groovy Soca and Power Soca rounds of the 2011 Soca monarch competition on February 25th, 2011 at carnival city.
He says that fans can expect a lot from him when he presents his song entitled ‘shameless’.
On that night, musical accompaniment will be provided by the Fanatik Band, one of Dominica’s highly regarded musical groups, who recently launched their first album.
Daddy chess says he is very pleased to see new artistes coming into the competition, especially women, since it shows that the art form is still alive and is being adopted by fellow Dominicans.
The finalists and their songs, in order of appearance on the competition night are:
Groovy Soca Round:
1. Skinny Banton Send A Blessing
2. Earl ‘Ninja’ George Carnival Feeling
3. Dennison ‘Dice’ Joseph Grown and Sexy
4. Carlyn Xavier Music Fever
5. Rhamadine ‘Kafla’ Phillip Addicted
6. Richard ‘Benno’ Christian Can’t Get Enough
7. Gregg ‘2 Greedi’ Letang Foreigner
8. Zharina Royer Tempo
9. Clint ‘Clint H’ Henderson First Prize
10. Phillip Hordsford Dancing Shoe
Power Soca Round:
1. Skinny Banton Wild Out
2. Carlyn Xavier Like A Fanatik
3. Chester ‘Daddy Chess’ Letang Shameless
4. Clint ‘Clint H’ Henderson Riot
5. Joseph ‘Ja Foxx’ Royer Get Ready (Jump Up)
6. Anwar Cadette Release
7. Vincent Henderson Girl Can Whine
8. Carllian ‘Falcon da Don’ James Get On
9. Delton ‘Deli’ Alfred Sweat
10. Earl ‘Ninja’ George One De Road
The 2011 Soca monarch competition which is being organized by the DFC is scheduled to begin at 8:30pm.
The show will climax with performances from veteran Bouyon band WCK and the royalty band out of the tri-state area of the United States.
Main sponsors for the show are Kubuli Beer and Springfield Trading Ltd.