Anton Joseph, 1st Serenade, top NCCU Cadence Lypso competition

A delighted Anton Joseph (2nd from left) receives his $15,000 prize cheque from NCCU officials
A delighted Anton Joseph (2nd from left) receives his $15,000 prize cheque from NCCU officials

A new winner has been crowned in the 3rd annual National Co-operative Credit Union (NCCU) Cadence Lypso competition  held at the Windsor Park forecourt on October 19, 2014.

Fire officer Anton “White Fayrie” Joseph of Grand Fond with his rendition “Pas Kite Mwen” dethroned the 2013 winner Cletus “Halibut” Joseph.

Coming in second place was Ramadine “Kalfa P” Phillip and in 3rd spot was 2012 winner, Webster “De Webb” Marie.

15 participants took part in the NCCU Cadence Lypso competition.

In the band competition, which was introduced for the first time in the three year history of the event, 1st Serenade Band of Pointe Michel copped the top spot followed by Xtacy and WCK Band.

1st Serenade win the first ever bands category of the NCCU cadence lypso competition
1st Serenade wins the first ever bands category of the NCCU cadence lypso competition

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33 Comments

  1. silence
    October 20, 2014

    Big up my boi Anton.. Congratulations. From the time I heard your song even before u performed it I told them fellas you must win. (Mahaut Massive). Well WCK I really dont know what is happening to the band right now but you guys made the effort. Am not hating because I love bouyon music. To be honest, my only problem is that I believe you guys need to stop playing all these old school tracks and start coming together as a band and start making new tracks. These old school tracks which I believe people tired hear them things. Start making some real new bouyon tracks. I personally dont like hearing Clint voice anymore.. He sounds old school. But Delly you are the man for the band. Don’t let people bring the band down. Prove them wrong.

  2. Xxxstasy
    October 20, 2014

    Xtasy band came out and gave a splendid performance and a lot of people were impressed even my colleagues from overseas and I want them to come over to headline at out festival next year!!!! What a show, they put on and in my opinion, they should have won!

  3. hisan
    October 20, 2014

    Oh I forgot, congrats to exstacy. You guys are a tremendous compa band. Right now DA looks bright with First Serenade and you guys.

  4. hisan
    October 20, 2014

    Great job first serenade. I havent enjoyed myself like i did on Saturday night in a long time. I had given up DA entertainment scence cause I was tired of the noise,but man you all giving me a new reason to go out. My pepes and I enjoyed it. Great delivery, originality, music wow performance. You all are a breath of fresh air. When is the next performance? Will you all be doing a guest performance at creole fest, that would be nice…..and in the same out fit please. Am waiting to hear before I purchase my tickets. Big up also to Anton and kalfa, to nccu for such a great show. Yeah the prospect of going out again, looks good. Satisefied patrón.

  5. forreal
    October 20, 2014

    Big up and congrats to the first Serenade band but mostly I just want to send a special big up and congrats to the bands lead singer – Llody. Loldy, you are an inspiration to any young person intending to enter into the entertainment business. You put your heart and your soul in what you do. In any other country you would be a big time star. You are not respected in Dominica, but remember a king is never honored in his own kingdom. So keep doing what you are doing and put the Lord first and the rest will come in time. Congrats my boy!

  6. musician
    October 20, 2014

    i want to complement the band and members of the first serenade band.this was a very good showing of yourselves. you all placed the M into music again. for the persons who do not think that serenade was no good ,look again. that was good and true representation.
    officials take note and look and see for yourselves.

  7. nicole
    October 20, 2014

    Congrats to Anton and Ramadin.Well done.

  8. October 20, 2014

    congrats to the first serenade band,i have a problem with the Xtacy band coming in second place cause I felt the band played compa and not cadence

  9. Music Enthusiast
    October 20, 2014

    WCK was pure embarrassment. As the pioneer of bouyon music their performance left a lot to be desired. Their engineer needs to learn that loud is not sweet. His mix was a pain to the ear. Big up Serenade well deserve

    • hisan
      October 20, 2014

      This is what Dominicans considers one of their best, well well we really in a sad state. Anyways WCK better than triple k, and triple k is considered Dominica´s top and best band. Well well this just shows that the poeple that think they know about music don´t know a flyind ar….. We must not mistake popularity with best, we must understand the percentage of our poeple that know nothing or very Little of music and hence you will understand why triple k is OUR NUMBER ONE BAND. Its a bloody shame.

  10. Anonymous
    October 20, 2014

    ONLY NOW AL LU WHITE CITY know what is candance.

  11. MaDuke
    October 20, 2014

    Mr. Ducreay this cadencelypso competition is another outstanding brain child of yours. I applaud you sir. Keep up the good work. If it wasn’t for you, Nccu would never be so prestigious. It would have never been the Nccu you have elevated Rccu to make it this unsurpassed institution. And for that we give you many thanks and all your flowers before you die

    • rainbow
      October 21, 2014

      I concur with you. Mr Ducreay is the best thing that ever happen to NCCU. But why they change de president na? Internal politics I guess.

  12. B.E.B
    October 19, 2014

    Congrats to u guys. I’m glad that u made it. When I listened to Halibut’s rendition , I said that song wasn’t going now here as the tune sounds like previous in the past, same tone, same lyrics and same melody. I said that he should come better than that,

  13. October 19, 2014

    Good job anthon and Ramadin . You all made us proud in GFCity. That’s the way to go. Keep it up.

  14. beffo
    October 19, 2014

    boyyyyyy 1st serenade is like a breath of fresh air in Dominicans music industry.

    WCk is as good as dead.

    serenade need to pen an album or release some original singles. but they are well on their way with their diverse skills. keep it tight guys.

  15. GF
    October 19, 2014

    congrats Anton. you deserved this win. excellent song and execution. you will conquer the calypso next. romadin you did well too. Big up Grand Fond

  16. June PRINCE
    October 19, 2014

    Talent in the family like fresh water! Congrates cuz.

  17. hey
    October 19, 2014

    Congratulations to White Fayrie and Serenade

  18. Dre
    October 19, 2014

    Big up Lapwet passe

  19. Joy
    October 19, 2014

    It was certainly a pleasure hearing my first serenade band.
    Those guys can play!
    I was rocking away in my bed.

    So happy to have them back.

  20. Anonymous
    October 19, 2014

    Hali needs to move up to presidents club. now he needs to compete NCCU need use him to promote and also division of culture to that cadence will not go!

  21. Natasha
    October 19, 2014

    :-| congrats to you. Proud friend of urs

  22. a beautiful mind
    October 19, 2014

    congratulations anthon really proud of you

  23. Anonymous
    October 19, 2014

    Big up my cousin Anton straight!!! So proud of you; haven’t heard your tune but I know you have mad skills cuz, no bragging real talk- it’s a family thing

  24. daggers
    October 19, 2014

    Congrates to the First and only Serenade band, you deserves to win. Better than all the rest and off course you all bit extacy band on their own battle field, which is compa and zouke.

  25. WHY
    October 19, 2014

    yes I cuz it is you time invest this properly proud of yoy my brother wow justy is a vybz kalfa p big up to

  26. yesah
    October 19, 2014

    Way to go grand fond. 1 st n 2 and place. Big up white city

  27. South East
    October 19, 2014

    :-D ….happy for you Anton. You definitely deserve this win.

  28. white city
    October 19, 2014

    its a white city affair….big up anton and kalfa p……………white city doe play uno!!!

  29. October 19, 2014

    Congrates bro :-D :-D sooooooooo proud of u. Excellent rendition an performance.

  30. Anonymous
    October 19, 2014

    congrats boys. i want to know if kalfa p is releated to a dj called warrington. allways playing some kandance in his mix.

  31. BELZBOB
    October 19, 2014

    Well done First Serenade and all the others.

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