RICKY T QUALIFIES FOR SOCA MONARCH SEMIS
Saint Lucia’s Ricky T is a semi-finalist in the International Soca Monarch in Trinidad with his ‘Freaky Girls’. The list was announced on Wednesday, January 18th by organisers Caribbean Prestige Foundation for the Performing Arts.
The announcement comes weeks after ‘Freaky Girls’ was listed number one of the Top 30 Soca songs of 2016 by Trinidad Carnival Diary, a Trinidad & Tobagobased publication with over 200,000 followers on Facebook.
It is also ahead of Ricky T and his management team’s planned trip to Trinidad where the artiste has been booked for a number of shows including Army Fete and Ladies Night Out: The Megaconcert.
This is the third time Ricky T will compete in the International Soca Monarch. He has twice made the final of the competition held on Fantastic Friday during Trinidad Carnival; first with ‘Pressure Boom’ in 2008, then one year later with ‘Wheel and Come Again’.
Ricky T will be joined in the semi-finals by a host of soca artistes from across the region including Saint Lucia’s Teddyson John who qualified with his ‘No Code’.
The semi-finals of the International Soca Monarch will be held on February 5th.
Ricky T fans and the general public can follow him on his Facebook page simply titled “Ricky T” as well as on Instagram @rickytizzle. Fans can also follow the Stratosphere Muzic pages on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for more.