Hunter wins police calypso competition

Veteran calypsonian, Hunter, has won the 2013 police calypso competition held at the DPSU on Saturday night.

He beat nine other calypsonians to take the title.

Exposer took the first runner-up position, Sye came third and Checko, fourth.

This win by the three-time carnival calypso monarch comes just one day after his withdrawal from the national calypso competition following allegations that he cheated at the 2013 calypso semi-final, by performing with lyrics written on the palm of his hand, which was captured on video.

The police calypso competition was held in conjunction with the annual Fete Fanatik which featured Digital Vibes, WCK  and organizer of the event, Fanatik.

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92 Comments

  1. badass
    February 5, 2013

    Seems this thing was setup by Daddy Chess for his wife to go through. Just saying!

  2. river
    February 5, 2013

    they always say yr friend is yr worst enemy tell Hunter check his friends they put his secret outside

  3. Asterix
    February 4, 2013

    It is Hunter himself who wrote and sang the song “Typical Dominican” with the line “When some people like you, you can burn down a city, you never guilty”

    • Choice - X
      February 4, 2013

      great observation!

  4. Love Casio
    February 4, 2013

    Hunty my king keep singing cause you are one one of the few calipsonians that make sense, long live my king hunter

  5. Mango Bab
    February 4, 2013

    King Hunter… Again!! When are we going to see that King Hunter Concert, similar to what you participated in when De Hurricane did his thing for his 10th Anniversary back in ’97?

  6. Anonymous
    February 4, 2013

    My tail is much tooooooooo long for me to pass judgement on King hunter. This story has a lot for us to learn from and let those who have no sin cast the first stone. It seems some of us get angry when God releases his mercy but praise God, He has no favourites and it is he alone who has a big right arm.

    Blessings to all

    • heavy
      February 5, 2013

      Is the truth blessings

  7. faceup
    February 4, 2013

    Hunter, wa happen?, is like de only crown you can win now ??

    • heavy
      February 5, 2013

      Thank God for computer and cell phone for a lot of nonsense go through in them

  8. Howard from Bense
    February 4, 2013

    congrats hunter from your brethen Matthew from Antigua Police Force

    • faceup
      February 4, 2013

      Howard from Bense !! i new you are a cop that try and dis me, so make sure when you come to DA for carnival to represent Hunter,dont drink Red Cap and drive !! i will be looking out to report !!!

  9. Die Hard Hunterite
    February 4, 2013

    Huntie Baby you always be my king. One who is able to write, produce and market his material. You will continue to be a peoples king, respected and loved no matter what they do and say.
    Next is stardom and then you will begin to read your palm and what you see and know about them cabalis. Those without sin put up your hands. Long live Hunter….. The love definetly flowed in Borne last weekend so doh feel no way all is not lost. We love you Huntie Baby…..Sa yo dit yo dit. nous pas malee…

  10. Anonymous
    February 4, 2013

    What happened to Exposer this year? I missed him in the competition!!

  11. Verna
    February 4, 2013

    Congrats Hunter! You are a talented calypsonian and will continue to realize success in all related endeavors. For those that can’t let things go, Hunter did the right thing, withdrew from the finals and moved on! Let’s follow his lead, life without learning experiences is not worth living.

  12. Anonymous
    February 4, 2013

    That’s my King and he will always be my King

  13. Sout Side
    February 4, 2013

    congratulation hunter, dont worry with all the negative things people have to say about you.keep your head held high.

  14. SiangUK
    February 4, 2013

    Well Done Hunter

  15. my take
    February 4, 2013

    Wrong is wrong and right is right no matter who!! Laws were made for everyone to abide by. It is a sad state that our society celebrates wrong and glorifies those who commits it based on who they are. Hunter did wrong so you his supporters stop sugar coating what was done..If you want to show support to him after this incedent go look for him personnally and help him during his recovering to get over this saga but stop making a fool out of yourselves by all your public remarks on DNO. What a shame.!! Wrong is wrong.

    • "O" STRESS"
      February 4, 2013

      It seems you own D.N.O. man go set up your own site and post all your holier than thou comments. One can feel the negative energy coming from your post. I wish you would come forward{ MR PERFECT!}and tell us you never faultered or made a mistake in your life time? Thats why todays technology is a necessary Evil cause some can hide behind their computer and act like you wise guy, go shake your bag where you sold your coal. Not a hater pal. Mister we have to agree to disagree without being judgemental.

    • Choice - X
      February 4, 2013

      In Dominica wrong is wrong depending on who commits the wrong. In the case of hunter and associates wrong is always right. If it was dice even his rite will be a wrong.

    • Justice and Truth
      February 5, 2013

      Although it was not confirmed that he did wrong, yet he is accused of it. I suppose that you never do wrong one way or the other. Examine your conscience.

  16. an observer
    February 4, 2013

    blessings to you my bro. continue the good work you accustom of doing. Promoting calypso any where and every where you go, and continue to be the embassador you are. continue speaking to the young ones. May his light shine on you. There will always be good and bad. the greatest fruit of the spirit is LOVE and it congers all.

  17. river
    February 4, 2013

    the money was scarce this time so sye had to perform

  18. boots
    February 3, 2013

    Hunter made a mistaken but please, dont keep on punishing him for that. Hunter in my opinion, is well respected and has done well for Calypso in Dominica. Congratulations Hunter !!

  19. river
    February 3, 2013

    The money was scarce this time so The Sye had to perform NO road march $3000.00 NO going to finals $5000.00 No new york for labor Day . So the $10,000
    he made last year HE not nothing Close to it this year So he crying Mi Daba

    • Anonymous
      February 4, 2013

      In your dreams

    • Anonymous
      February 4, 2013

      What Sye crying for? Sye is a hard worker, he survived before the 10,000 and will continue to survive.

  20. hmmm
    February 3, 2013

    Seriously? You all really think Hunter cheated? Why don’t you think of it this way, Somebody else wrote on his hand, he thought of the opening to a book that he wanted to write and quickly jotted on his hand (Lol) OR that was just a plot to get Electra in…hmm?

    • Peeping Tom
      February 4, 2013

      :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  21. Views Expressed
    February 3, 2013

    Hunter….good luck……go easy…stay focus and stay away from the Heng..they will hang u there….u r a good man take your mstakes , cry and move on..u r only human like all of us….doh fall for that blame game……Matt, Lennox Q 95 ( are patriots) represented you the best way..no hiding, no excuses, come up clean and straight…stay away from crying calypsoians. Be a champion, be a king…god bles….see u in london sometime soon.

  22. February 3, 2013

    If the glove do not fit you MUST AQUIT! The crown is proof that whatever was written on his palm was really NOT part of his lyrics.

    • Peeping Tom
      February 4, 2013

      :mrgreen:

  23. shame
    February 3, 2013

    well done.

  24. Algonon
    February 3, 2013

    Straight from the heart, man, hunter. Your calypsoes come straight from your heart to your pen to your song. Let them beat that.

  25. Hmmmmm
    February 3, 2013

    They wanted to get ride of you but they can’t no matter what they do. You are a real man, and that’s what real men do over come their hurdles. Tell lennox what next does he have to throw at you.

  26. Informant
    February 3, 2013

    Hunter and Caressa are two of the real calysonians in Dominica, as majority of the others sing soca-lypso. Black Diamiond, only in his second year is also singing real calypso. I cannot judge, but I do not believe Hunter cheated.

    Having said this, all the best to the finalist. I trust that the judging at the finals will be fair and unbiased.

  27. Track lover
    February 3, 2013

    Only in Dominica one is rewarded for cheating.This is a failed state

  28. February 3, 2013

    Maybe that’s not the first time. He is losing memory but i do feel sorry for him he is a very great calypso. But i think Q95fm is doing an awesome job.

  29. Bee
    February 3, 2013

    Our people really have it bad. Hunter wrote the words on his hands. Hunter gets caught. Hunter admitted to writing lyrics on his hand, but is the people who expose him who are bad…. One door close my foot! Hunter closed his own door! shucks!!!!

  30. Anonymous
    February 3, 2013

    Hmmm seems like the hunter is now the hunted all i can say is the man write’s his own song it have some of them they out there so long still singing people political views for them.Hunter don’t let them write on u write on your self 1st it should go like this.

    this year 2014 i showing my hand
    left hand right hand i showing my hand
    every body take ah whine but show your hand.
    real possie

  31. le
    February 3, 2013

    I can’t believe my Island has so many haters.

  32. Millo
    February 3, 2013

    I hope they check his hands ! :-D :lol:

  33. Look me!
    February 3, 2013

    Hunter you doh have fence nuh papa. Weh! People murder, when DNO post the news item the comments are a handful. When those Papa’s are caught by the law, the comments are even fewer. Looks as if we are afraid the Papa’s and the murders come find us if we make a comment. Some lyrics Hunter had on his hand and we want to crucify him. It seem today that Hunter is the biggest criminal in Dominica wi papa. Poor Hunter.

  34. CIA on the watch
    February 3, 2013

    Am i rading the right thing?? The law men are rewardiung a cheater with a crown, so we understand the utterances by the prime Minister No Law or no constitution, Keep on cheating Hunter for the rest of your life and you will be rewarded forever

    • Attitude
      February 3, 2013

      Ease up on the man.

    • February 3, 2013

      Its People like you that dont forgive and act so stupid.Looks like Hunter is suppose to sit back and greive. The man have to move on with his life.
      Cia on the watch……seems to me you dont have a life. Get one.

    • Pundit
      February 3, 2013

      You are just a pure J..A…

    • Algonon
      February 3, 2013

      jalouzi say met socier!

    • Justice and Truth
      February 3, 2013

      ‘Reading’

      Who said he was cheating? Who are you? His enemy? It is not proven that he cheated. He voluntarily opted out of the finals. He said he did not write the lyrics on his hand. Therefore, give him the benefit of the doubt. Give him a break.
      There are some people in the world who are always argumentative and negative about what they read, saying it is not true and it never happened. They never have words of kindness and encouragement and do not give compliment even though others deserve it. Anything said to them or what they read, they will always be doubtful to the point of criticism and denial. Such people are depressing. I also view them as unhappy and cantankerous people. Carrying on a conversation with them and providing an explanation are futile and a waste of time; likewise you and your comment. :twisted: :mrgreen:

    • Anonymous
      February 4, 2013

      You are no CIA.. Change your name to HATER instead.

  35. IKR
    February 3, 2013

    Well he is a ‘veteran”, a seasoned finalist, and a three time monarch. Really did he need to participate in this competition? The same for the Sye.. Why not give these other guys a chance and instead perform as guest artists?

    • IKR-1
      February 3, 2013

      I agree with you IKR. Some people just love being in the lime light.

    • bee
      February 3, 2013

      Was’nt the show for police officers? They are thats why they participated.

    • Justice and Truth
      February 3, 2013

      You are discriminating. If he was capable of participating in this competition, why not? Why should he be denied this privilege? He was deemed good enough to participate.

    • gracias
      February 4, 2013

      I had this same thought on reading the headline. They are policemen yes, but they have become professional in the calypso field..Organizers next time around let this show be to highlight the amateurs.

    • possie
      February 4, 2013

      sot, its a police competition, what do you expect.

  36. Roseau
    February 3, 2013

    Hunter????? What a show…. shame on them… Exposer crown they gave you just for u to feel better. Gheeez when will Dominia Change?

    • Justice and Truth
      February 3, 2013

      Keep on eating your heart out and working yourself up. :twisted: :mrgreen:

    • DAlover
      February 4, 2013

      i agree with you,was at the show,great show, was impressed with the talent.But that guy the Exposer was the BEST Calypsonian hands down.His package was well rapped and delivered.Hunter was good he delivered his song likewise most of the others,but what you state here makes sense.I agree,Istill like Hunter as a calypsonian.

    • Anonymous
      February 4, 2013

      You are an idiot!

  37. jeanmarie
    February 3, 2013

    miss one take one wii lol

  38. justice2
    February 3, 2013

    CONGRATS ON THE WINNING OF THE POLICE KING

  39. Looking in
    February 3, 2013

    They just cya keep a good man down…..Congrats Hunter!!!

    • Algonon
      February 3, 2013

      sekan de moshun

  40. calypso
    February 3, 2013

    am happy to hear that .and that what would have happen in the national competion

  41. D A
    February 3, 2013

    Great job Hunter, keep calypso alive.

  42. aye
    February 3, 2013

    Do wrong today and you will be crowned the next day. Only in Dominica.

    • Anonymous
      February 3, 2013

      He who is without sin…… get over it!

      • De Ass Fault
        February 3, 2013

        Isnt that the same thing you said, when the people stole the salfish from Labasse and when Webb murdered the Bajan.

      • Anonymous
        February 4, 2013

        I don’t agree with persons taking the issue to another competition and the guy should be given some slack however, what’s with this “he who is without sin” ? Is that a card blanch to tolerate wrong doing? Which parent hasn’t done wrong on their young days? Does that give the patent the freedom to allow his/her child to go unpunished or not corrected for doing wrong?

    • Attitude
      February 3, 2013

      It seem is Hunter alone that kill Jesus Christ. If we would only look in the mirrow, we would realize that all of us have dayfoe.

    • Justice and Truth
      February 3, 2013

      Another bold one with an accusation who could be hauled to Court for this. I suppose you are perfect to a “T”. If only!

    • The Truth
      February 4, 2013

      If you don’t have nothing positive to say, y don’t you shut the hell up?

  43. james
    February 3, 2013

    You are the BEST ever to come from this land of Dominica.We Love You.

  44. February 3, 2013

    a king will always a king!!!!

  45. its de asphalt
    February 3, 2013

    congrats hunter. who jah bless no man curse

  46. justice
    February 3, 2013

    CONGRATS HUNTER! What good for d goose good for d ganda. Every disappointment is a blessing! take yours!

  47. Jayson
    February 3, 2013

    I’ve always admired the fact that Hunter writes, performs and produces his own calypso.

    Well done Hunter!

    • True
      February 3, 2013

      This is a true calypsonian!! Not those who only sing songs written by their puppet masters!!

      • .......
        February 4, 2013

        Utter rubbish!! It’s great that he has the talent to write and sing his own songs, however do you know the number of songs that are aired everyday,number one hits that have been written by other people. Some of the greatest hits of all time sung by famous artists are the works of other talents. Does that make them Puppets of some master? IDIOT

  48. ?
    February 3, 2013

    it was given to him just for him to feel better i wonder if the words was on his hands

    • me
      February 3, 2013

      no, he had a note pad this time around

    • Anonymous
      February 3, 2013

      Eat your heart out and get over it! If people go all that length just to make him feel better what does that say about him? Pray than when you make your mistake we will be so understanding :mrgreen:

    • CHARMER
      February 3, 2013

      Not on his hands, he had a billboard.

    • Algonon
      February 3, 2013

      difay ka bwillay yoh

    • Justice and Truth
      February 3, 2013

      Envy will get you nowhere. :twisted: :mrgreen:
      He performed well and so he deserved to win and to receive the crown.

  49. jeff
    February 3, 2013

    congrats Hunter

  50. Anonymous
    February 3, 2013

    congrats hunter keep it up u are a very courageous person

  51. fan
    February 3, 2013

    Congratulation Hunter when on door closes many more will open.

  52. JE
    February 3, 2013

    Well done Hunter
    We love you for who you are.

  53. rescue 911
    February 3, 2013

    no body beats the hunter

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