Shertz “Problem Child” James scored 68 points with his hit song, “Never Bow”, to secure a decisive win in the Road March competition.
The Carnival Development Corporation announced on Wednesday that
Delroy “Fireman” Hooper placed second with “Wild”, the song that won him the Soca Monarch title on Saturday.
Fireman scored 45 points, 17 less than Problem Child.
Problem Child and Fireman’s victories speak to the success of the Dominican Krishna “DadaMusic” Lawrence-produced “Zaboca Riddim”.
Last year’s winner, Shane “Hypa 4000” Husbands’ “Riddim Section” garnered 37 points to place third, the same result in the Soca Monarch competition.
A fusion of the Jab Jab beat from Grenada and Bouyon from Dominica birthed the powerful and energetic riddim. Specifically created to mashup Fete. This one will definitely be requested among the real fetters. The name Zaboca is French Creole for Avacado which popular among West Indians. The riddim was named
The producer says that the rhythm was “specifically created to mashup fete,” adding, “This one will definitely be requested among the real fetters. The name Zaboca is French Creole for Avacado which popular among West Indians. The riddim was named
The name zaboca is French creole for avacado which popular among West Indians.
Meanwhile, SVG Players International Mas Band has secured the Band of the Year title.
Their presentation “Star Date 2525: The Future Is Now” generated 534 points, 38 more than the second place winner, BMC Amerijet Magic 103.7 FM Blondie Bird & Friends, whose presentation was “It Is What It Is”.
Digicel Nelson Bloc was third with “Imagine Dis”, which scored 482 points.
Metrocint High Voltage Mas Production placed fourth, securing 480 with their presentation “This Is Politics”.
Xtreme FM 104.3 G&T Enterprise Lynx Mas Band was fifth with “From The Movies”, a presentation that earned them 473 points.