A scene from reigning soca monarch Skinny’s performance of “Mash Up International” at Vincy Mas 2015. (Photo: Zavique Morris-Chance/IWN)

The following Soca artistes have been selected from the Soca Monarch Preliminaries to compete in the Soca Monarch competition on July 2nd at Victoria Park commencing at 9 p.m.:

  1. Hance John — Hired”
  2. Shane “Hypa 4000” Husbands — “No behavior”
  3. Ryan “Royal” Abraham – “Pandemonium”
  4. Naphtali Duncan — “Fencing Pole”
  5. Manaki “Londan Ice” Trimmingham – “Demolition”
  6. Delroy “Fireman” Hooper –- “Homeless”
  7. Kester “Flanka” Chapman — “War Tanka”
  8. Kurtne “Fresh Kydd” Patterson –- “Nah Study Nutn”
  9. Lancelot “Mad Skull” Gloster – “Nasty Habit”
  10. Claydon “Dymez” Roach – “Wuk Him Out”
  11. Raeon “Fete King Maddzart” — “Posse”
  12. Lornette “Fire Empress” Nedd – “Drinking Heavy Weight”
  13. Phillip “Wetty Beatz” Bastien – “Drunk Army”
  14. Travis “Wiz skid” Lynch — “Mahma Man”
  15. Kemuel “Karbon” Stapleton — “Splash”

All artistes are asked to attend a meeting at the Carnival Development Corporation’s office on Thursday, June 23 at 4 p.m. A representative from the band Kinetics is also asked to attend.