Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Soca Warrior*


Erphaan Alves is a self-professed cultural warrior.
Alves, who first beeped onto the local music radar as a talented 14-year-old during the first season of Synergy TV’s Soca Star in 2006, has returned to the soca spotlight with the ubiquitous success of his Carnival love anthem “Overdue”.
Now 26, the Edinburgh 500-based singer says while others dream of Grammy nominations and glittering international careers his main focus is to return the cultural expressions of Trinidad and Tobago to the consciousness of its youth.

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