Get ready to jump and wave to the sounds of the Caribbean with Get Soca 2015, the first compilation from FOX FUSE – the largest worldwide digital music label for contemporary soca. This flagship, definitive soca collection features the top hits from the 2015 Trinidad Carnival season, from soca’s biggest hit-makers, all on one album. Get Soca 2015 is available worldwide from all major digital music retailers on February 17, 2015, with pre-order available now, from FOX FUSE.
Packing tropical heat with 21 blockbuster songs, Get Soca 2015 presents the soundtrack of Trinidad Carnival, for both festivalgoers and international soca aficionados. This sizzling collective of soca gems will have everyone jamming as it perfectly captures the essence of Carnival and brings this rich Caribbean cultural celebration to the international masses, year round.
Get Soca 2015 features the kings and queens of Carnival, including reigning International Soca Monarch Machel Montano, reigning International Groovy Soca Monarch Kerwin Du Bois, world-renowned soca stars Alison Hinds, Farmer Nappy, KES, Destra Garcia and Patrice Roberts, alongside soca sensations Olatunji, Benjai, Skinny Fabulous, Lyrikal, Porgie & Murda, Shal Marshall, Lead Pipe and Fadda Fox, in addition to rising sensations Preedy, Flipo and Islandboy Rick J. Legendary calypsonian Crazy rounds out this full spectrum of sounds from across the Caribbean, which is bound to electrify soca fans globally.
Get Soca 2015 spotlights a diverse array of top producers and performers spanning the Caribbean islands, including Trinidadian thriller Olatunji with “Ola,” which has garnered over two million views for its audio-only video on YouTube, and is featured on the biggest riddim release of the season, Kan Kan Riddim, produced by Trinidad-based AdvoKit Productions. Barbadian duo Porgie & Murda deliver “Ben Up,” which has amassed over one million views for its audio-only video on YouTube, and was produced by Barbados-based Monstapiece Entertainment. Trinidadian groovy king Farmer Nappy returns with new smash “My House,” after he was recently awarded Calypso of the Year for his massive 2014 hit “Big People Party,” with both tracks produced by Barbados-based De Red Boyz. Antiguan sensation Ricardo Drue breaks out with “Vagabond,” which is currently burning up playlists and sales charts, and was produced by Grenada-led WIZ Records. Trinidadian virtuoso Benjai crafts new soca anthem “Phenomenal,” which is also featured on the Kan Kan Riddim; both “Ola” and “Phenomenal” have been mainstays on iTunes charts around the world since released back in November. Barbadian ace Fadda Fox shines with “Ducking,” which debuted at Barbados’ recent Crop Over celebrations and continues to be a crowd favorite, and was produced by Barbados’ own Studio B. Trinidadian stars shine with “Pop Ah Bottle” from soca king Machel Montano and “Lucky” from Queen of Bacchanal Destra, both from Trinidad-based Martian Music, while KES delights fans with “Fallin’” and “Jus Wanna Jam,” produced by Trinidad’s MadMen Productions and Barbados’ Studio B, respectively.
Curated by Rhona Fox and Zack Cohen, owners of FOX FUSE, this collection is their mission of propelling Caribbean music globally, in motion. “We enjoy a strong partnership with the top producers in soca music today and we are thrilled to bring their biggest hits to the international masses, so that soca can be enjoyed beyond Carnival and in all corners of the globe,” state Fox and Cohen.