Saturday, February 24, 2018

Machel: We go take lock up*

Soca stars, Machel Montano, Kees Dieffenthaller and Neil Iwer George pose for a photo backstage following Dieffenthaller's drenching performance at the fifth annual "iUP" Sunrise and Soca Cooler party, held at Pier 1, Chaguaramas yesterday morning. Photo NIGEL TELESFORD


When it comes to wining, it’s better to seek forgiveness than permission.
That was the advice of soca monk Machel Montano to the feting crowd, during his Carnival 2018 stage debut at Tribe/Red Ants’ Stumped, at the Queen’s Park Oval, St Clair, on Saturday night.
Midway into an extended set at the event, Montano told the massive compliant audience to disregard the police advisory to seek permission before “thiefing a wine” and “find somebody to jam”.
Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) public information officer ASP Michael Jackman said last week, it is an assault to touch someone without their consent and could lead to arrest.

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