Mongstar Now Switched On!

The Star (St. Lucia) - - LOCAL -

Mongstar is the win­ner of the first Soca Switch com­pe­ti­tion with his No XCite­ment pro­duced and Heights Mu­sic mixed and mas­tered We Get­ting On. Soca Switch was staged by Just4Fun as a ve­hi­cle to en­cour­age lo­cal Soca artistes to re­lease ma­te­rial ear­lier for the 2015 Car­ni­val sea­son.

The fi­nal­ists for the event were Nurdy with Drunk is my Name, D’Sean Party An­i­mal, Mys­te­rio Fet­ing Hol­i­day, Shemm J Like A Star, Sergie Soca Party, Great White Long Time and of course Mongstar. The event was held at Gai­ety gar­dens on Satur­day May 25 and also fea­tured guest per­form­ers Ezra, Q-Pid, Prob­lem and Scot­tish. The event started off with a per­for­mance by Arthur and the Eval­u­cian band, who also backed up the com­peti­tors dur­ing the evening. The MC for the night was Su­per­man HD.

When the re­sults were an­nounced Nerdy was awarded the 3rd place, Mys­te­rio 2nd place and Mongstar was an­nounced as the first ever Just 4 Fun Car­ni­val Band Soca Switch cham­pion. He was handed the Soca Switch belt and EC$5,000 on the spot.

The main spon­sor of Satur­day’s event was Dig­i­cel.

Mongstar poses with Dig­i­cel’s Soca Switch ladies.

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