UPDATE (with photos): The final 9 for the 2014 calypso competition

Leona at 2014 semi final
Leona performing her popular “Baby Machine” at the 2014 calypso semi final

Leona, the only female still in the competition and The Wave, are the first-time finalists among the nine who have been selected to meet reigning monarch Dice in the final of the 2014 calypso monarch competition.

The nine calypsonians who got the nod at the semi final held at the Newtown Savannah on Saturday night are: Beno, Boople, Bobb, Black Diamond, Hunter, Picky, Web, Leona and The Wave.

The 2014 calypso monarch final is scheduled to be held on the 1st of March.

 

 

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125 Comments

  1. mind ur dam business
    February 18, 2014

    i hope hunter dont write his song under his foot this time around….lol

    • Anonymous
      February 19, 2014

      This was NEVER funny. Look who is in the final.

  2. M R& B
    February 17, 2014

    Isn’t in Swinging Stars that back up Leona? I think Bob and his crew did her a disservice. She would have been the Calypso Queen…

  3. side eyes
    February 17, 2014

    The Webbbbbb!!!! AAlll the way!!!!

  4. Support Local
    February 17, 2014

    It would have been good, if the ninth position had turned out to be a tie? wonder who the tier would have been.

  5. DC
    February 17, 2014

    ve I listened to the analysis at the end of the show and I must say that there is too much politics in calypso. Constructive criticism Mr. Jno. Baptiste: you are entitled to your opinion, however, it may not be the right one. You stressed on Chess’s omission so much in a positive manner, leaves a rational thinking person to wonder. We must stop being instigators of division.

    Mr. Peltier: I listened to you this morning and I must say that I am very disappointed with your hosting. Why do you allow callers to disrespect fellow brothers and sisters? This must stop. Let us promote love and respect for each other.

    • langue breve
      February 17, 2014

      You are sooooooooo right. A thousand thumbs up for you.

  6. xx
    February 17, 2014

    After reading the many comments posted, can the populace join me in advocating that the judges let the public know where their favorites failed? Is it possible to show the criterion which should be improved for future performances? Can the Calypso Association help in this area? We the public just want to know what could have or should have been in place to allow our ‘favorite’ participant to move on to the finals. just a thought

  7. xx
    February 17, 2014

    Are the Judges really saying that they don’t approve of the Chinese population in Dominica? Is that the reason why Jay-Dee did not make it to the finals?Dominicans including the nine judges really do not like the Chinese man. This was no way to admit to this. Jay-Dee should have had a place in the finals. By the way he wrote his own song.

  8. 2Cute
    February 17, 2014

    Picky or Hunter for KING !

    • love the best5
      February 17, 2014

      respect to your choices, but i must tell you i have learned that the best should win, why are you choosing the worse? not picky, Hunter..

  9. i just come
    February 17, 2014

    Indeed, Dominicans have common sense. After reading comments on DNO last week, I thought that Leona would be booed at the finals. If there were boos they were extremely insignificant. The cheers were deafening. Well done Dominica!!! Congrats Leona.

  10. i in that
    February 17, 2014

    forks we all have out opinions as who should and shouldn’t make it into the finals however there are a certain number of signers how can be there, not because we maybe friends and family of those guys should mean that they should be in there just be happy for the ones who make it and let those who didn’t go back to the drawing board for next year there mite be one in the big show congrats to the finalist and may the better man or woman win

  11. possie
    February 17, 2014

    leona all d way

  12. Surprised
    February 17, 2014

    Admin Beno is also a first time finalist

  13. Anse de mai Fan
    February 16, 2014

    Congrats again to Leona and Wave we will surely be present for the finals to give continued support

  14. Simply the Truth
    February 16, 2014

    Strange occurrences at that Camp. One slapped one in authority. Another one, haughty and proud in defiance walked out without singing and they are in the finals? Those organizers who are in authority have a severe problem.
    What is wrong with you? Do you not have certain principles and regulations how those calypsonians should conduct themselves at the Camp?
    I am not impressed whatsoever. Is this what D/cans get for their money and time? Those two people should have been disqualified for what they did. You should have allowed those whom you disqualified to go into finals. They seem to be popular among the majority of the viewers and the readers on DNO.

  15. pepi
    February 16, 2014

    no man be fear give picky his respect. respect the artform u not hearing picky delivering his song. that could not have been denied of him come on dominicans. but y is it no matter what bob sings he goes to the final. anyway i wish all of them luck picky is my king this year.and as if the finals makes no sense the results for finals for consecutive years have been web bob dice well karessa is not there so maybe hunter.

  16. From the palace
    February 16, 2014

    I hope there are reserves doing preparations along with the finalists. One never knows. The public she be informed who are the two after the top 9.

  17. Anonymous
    February 16, 2014

    Congratulations 2 Leona but I doe no y webb is dre his song makes no sense daddy chess should Brb in his place

  18. Dice fan
    February 16, 2014

    We reign supreme …..mas camp!

  19. Janet Shaw
    February 16, 2014

    It is difficult to understand what went wrong with JD. Beno was stiff and boring..no crowd appeal. …no melody. JD executed his product beautifully. poor judging if you ask me.

  20. Anonymous
    February 16, 2014

    daddy chess song was good but I must say I have seen better performances but that song is far more better than that liat song. Chris B was nervous and you could hear it in his voice therefore the song was not delivered in the best of ways; it was lacking. Bobb in my opinion should not have made it and daddy chess should have replaced him but then again he delivered his song better. Hunter did a fabulous job and I think his song is not getting as much credit as it should be getting; very powerful lyrics. boople idek but he delivered his song if chris b had done better he could have easily taken his place. beno , the lyrics , the clarity , the deliverance , the melody was all on point plus he has a nice and clear voice which adds to it. Webb the same goes. Picky that was some raw calypso vibes right there not many calypsonions can pull that off I think because he write his own songs therefore when it comes to deliver it comes from somewhere deep likewise for calysonions such as hunter and scrunter. Leona, that song is too popular to not make it into the finals. Wave, the man delivered his song point blank. BlackDiamond was on point vocally, lyrically , deliverance , clarity, just on point.

    • Jones
      February 18, 2014

      Picky’s song was written by MAn Himself

  21. Rivers
    February 16, 2014

    Daddy Chess should definitely have placed before
    Bob and Picky. He had a much bigger song. Many of these songs are small and only suited for a small Dominican audience… These small songs are not able to break the barrier to a bigger Caribbean audience. They are just about political Mapuis. Daddy Chess song has appeal to a world audience..

  22. Queen
    February 16, 2014

    Dice Again!!!! I see no competition there booooooooom!

  23. Mee3
    February 16, 2014

    Chess song was not all that this year which was disappointing afetr years of always being in the top 5. I really thought jammer B and Explosion would have made it but the 9 they chose was not a bad decision at all.

  24. Anonymous
    February 16, 2014

    Picky is people to put in finals?? Picky need get out of this and stop beating his dead calypso horse.He asked for “One More Year”, and now he has taken MORE than that. Come on Picky, you need to just decide that it is time you become a writer and take a back seat from performing.

    • langue breve
      February 17, 2014

      Is the calysonians style. Ghost, Scrunter and Man himself said so over and over and still came back. There are others too. So Picky has joined the club. Leave the man alone, let him viva viva viva, until he die.

  25. cyso Fan
    February 16, 2014

    Well done Boople …..Change must come!!!! New King!

  26. Ashley
    February 16, 2014

    How did Webb, Bobb, Beno, find themselves placed before JD, Lugas and Daddy Chess? Wea papa, tiefree.

    Congrats to Wave and Leona.

  27. February 16, 2014

    where is mama and nurse that’s a rumor go Picky

  28. flower girl
    February 16, 2014

    Tell hunter please dont rub his chest like he playing with his breast i knw the song says it all but that was disgusting pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee hunter dont do that again There were people watching

  29. Legit
    February 16, 2014

    A very good job by the judges..Those who were left out I sympathized ..everybody did well except Chris B..Everybody cannot go.The nine deserve their places.

  30. February 16, 2014

    Were is JD as the comentators said he is goin to be in the top five. Boooooooooooooo to bob and leona bob song makes no sence allhe is doin is sendin maprie don’t u all understand the song who went and sing soca monache in trinidad well dats why he made dat song.calypso did peace and unity as beno said great song beno.wat was all this nosence mascamp and stadomtent musisians back and forth dats hw its goin to be for finals dat makes no sence. This is goin to be a boreing finals.

  31. ##D.A.##.
    February 16, 2014

    No matter what!!!!!???????????????? will always surface.

  32. warrington
    February 16, 2014

    FOR those of you who dont know how things work in d music industry here is a simple term—-DO SOMETHING TO MAKE AN IMPRESSION. thats xactly what picky, leona and bob did. and it PAID off. Controversy Creates CASH.

  33. CHARMER
    February 16, 2014

    I am really sorry that Daddy Chess did not make it, but the judges had a tough job on their hands. Congrats to all the finalists. Please let us not cry down the judges, all of us cannot have our favourites at the finals.

  34. Domnichen
    February 16, 2014

    Daddy Chess and JD should have made it to the finals !!!!!!!

  35. as i see
    February 16, 2014

    All the judges had to do was put black diamond, hunter and web aside and then do ink,stink, pen and ink for the others – after all they are basically the same song

  36. june
    February 16, 2014

    Beno is also a first time finalist

  37. For Richer Or Poorer
    February 16, 2014

    Do Yow Want The Black Diamond for King?

    Given last night results; my choice is between Hunter and Black Diamond.

    Hunter calypso is great and deserve to be a winner. It is already a winner. Crown or no crown that Calypso can be sung anywhere and can be used in schools and community agencies around wider audiences. That is not a calypso that will remain in Dominica after the carnival season is over. I await the second song.

    But since Hunter has already been King 3 times and a true professional. Do I want Black Diamond to be king? Yes I do! Black Diamond must be crowned Calypso king, 2014; that is if he can deliver his second calypso as well on the day of the competition.

    Again Black Diamond calypso is not only a calypso for Dominica. That one also is a teaching calypso. it is not a beff calypso it is a real and truthful calypso, one which the young people and the not so young can learn from.

    Our artists need tunes that can make them make money and be recognize not only in Dominica and surely not only for a few days in the carnival season and then that’s all there is.

    We need to allow calypso to grow and give the artists a reason to continue that culture and not stifle their growth by having them believe no matter how good they do, it is never good enough.

    Please come with a great second song Black Diamond. I would really like you to be king.

    I doubt Leona will have an equally good second song. In fact I would be pleasantly surprised if she does. I wish her luck. But I believe Black Diamond has a better chance of having a good second song.

    May the best one win. I will be listening and since the judges decision is final when the judging is over – So be it.

  38. pascal
    February 16, 2014

    Another easy win for DICE. Thanks to the judges!

  39. Anonymous
    February 16, 2014

    A mammoth job for the judges who to my mind got it totally right last night. Only Chris B seemed to make their job a bit easier by eliminating himself. While Jaydee easily has the best written song for the season, his rendition and delivery leave much to be desired. Sorry Daddy Chess perhaps your Mama tribute will do better at the Testing the Best show, closer to Mother’s day. Picky delivered like the veteran that he is. Not a fan of Beno or Bobb but call it as you see it, they delivered. Leona and Webb were a sure thing, and Wave was a pleasant surprise. More Kaiso!!!

  40. Da Joker!
    February 16, 2014

    Happy for Beno and Picky…. Disappointed Sye and Chris B didn’t make it… Guess the judge’s decision is final!

  41. dil
    February 16, 2014

    Judges i hope you all will be fair for the finals. It’s so sad people are complaining it was’nt a fair judging.

  42. dee
    February 16, 2014

    Where is Daddy Chess that’s a shame. Why treat a person son unfair and very disappointing.

    • Only in Dominica
      February 16, 2014

      Tell him stop sing about his mamma….it’s getting tired now….smdh

    • Fed Up
      February 16, 2014

      Were you there last night? I doubt it.

    • caribdiva1
      February 17, 2014

      You know they have it for Daddy Chess! or
      make he is the scapegoat for their controversy. must every calypso be a flaky song with a jumpy beat….doe mind that Chess your CALYPSO is very beautiful and melodious also…..anyway the controversy goes on :-P

    • Papa Dom
      February 17, 2014

      Coshonie daddy chess sang so he didn’t make it

      • caribdiva1
        February 18, 2014

        @papa dom…… i guess you never loved your mama it shows… and even though they pick you up somewhere, somebody did born you :wink:

  43. Possie
    February 16, 2014

    Congrats john (wave) your song makes sence

    • BEB
      February 16, 2014

      The crown all the way, John!No Dice this time. just stay focus and do what u have to do and deliver

  44. jAYDEE FAN
    February 16, 2014

    jAYDEE, I HAD YOU IN PLACE OF PICKY FOR SURE. YOU DESERVE A SPOT. HOWEVER, THEY SAY JUDGES DECISION IS FINAL, SO TAKE YOUR DISAPPOINTMENT GO BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD AND COME EVEN BETTER NEXT YEAR,.i JUST LOVE THAT SONG…..
    Personally I had seven out of the nine.. Jaydee and DaddyChess should have found a place instead of Bob and Picky..Calypso drama continues….

    Lana sala …. too much roro…..
    For Mas CAmpers you continue to do well but I am afraid the chosen one will continue to get the best second song…… Watch and you will see…

    • love the best5
      February 17, 2014

      Jay Dee and his contribution to the art form cannot hold a candle to picky and his contribution
      if it was base on who we like or love to hear only judges wives or husband would be in finals

  45. Waiver
    February 16, 2014

    It was really a tight show. To choose 9 out of 20 is not easy. Sorry about Daddy Chess and JD; to me they were of quality supreme, far above that of Bueno. Bueno song does not even suit him, he is arrogant like transetter and was spinning hot and cold at renegade’s spewing hatred and division in the midst his utterances. Son of a gun, they must be brother and brother.

    • THE SHOE
      February 16, 2014

      Lol ebeh u really don’t like benno.but he wierd in a way…

      Daddy Chess expire like scrunter. Their peak pass. They need to adjust to new times.

      Mind you, dice expire too. I just hope hunter have something hot n peppry to take the crown.

      Leona’s 2nd song is epic fail!

    • hmmmm
      February 16, 2014

      I see you have issues with Trendsetter not Transetter ( learn to spell)and its Beno not Bueno. Now I was at the renenegades tent when I listen to trendsetter sing a new verse about your god (pat) calling skerrit a dictator when he is not any better. I. Saw nothing wrong cause that’s Calypso for you. Free yourself from mental slavery and enjoy the kaisos.

      The sad thing you beating up your chest or maybe breast over someone who don’t know you existing. What a sad life you got.

    • student
      February 16, 2014

      dont lie waiver you not a dominican right ? are you from some spanish or dutch country

    • beno fan
      February 16, 2014

      lady go and learn english , you write like a fool

    • KALINAGO
      February 17, 2014

      dno is the remark from within :-P

    • Surprised
      February 17, 2014

      Stop Hating on people. You are a hater

    • Carib Baccanal
      February 18, 2014

      And if you throw in the square face!…../……..

  46. Thriller
    February 16, 2014

    Congratulations to all finalists. There is always a shocker. Does singing at number one, put one at a disadvatage? or was there a ‘magic calypsonian’ among the lot? One good thing was that we had no sedated ghost-like idiot in that leg of the competition.

  47. SHELLOCH HOLMES
    February 16, 2014

    The judges live up to their title .well done to them,I could only manage one and,this is miss Peters.She is so real,truthful and courageous.she warns,teaches and impressed.I did my judging on these three.”Good luck”

  48. Lee
    February 16, 2014

    So calpyso is a one man’s show in DA? Why is DAddy Chess not in the finals? Every year is the same topic with Mas camp and they are the ones going through. Bob and Web made the final why that’s real favoritism.

  49. Anonymous
    February 16, 2014

    Really disappointed that Lugars did not make it. Still good judging overall. Admin can you mention their songs and also mention the 11 who did not make it through?

  50. smh
    February 16, 2014

    who cares??? calypso is another tool used to divide the people. all it does is give maypwe and gossip about each other and we see this crap as entertainment. Like my comments or not, its the truth. no longer do we have a slave master, we turn it upon ourselves without taking note of its effects. Social commentary…is a nice way of saying “maypwe and gossip”. But really then again that is all we do here so no wonder it is popular.

  51. Calypso Lover
    February 16, 2014

    I got seven corret but did not have Picky and Beno. I think Daddy Chess and Jaydee should fine a place in the final

  52. DA
    February 16, 2014

    Good job to the judges. Sitting before my TV, I had seven correct, with Picky and Wave boarder line, but leaning more on Picky, who delivered like a pro.

    • watch dog
      February 17, 2014

      I SUPPORT YOU. I THINK THE JUDGES DID a great job. yes if other were chosen i would have accepted but picky, jammer they sang.

    • Loveliness
      February 17, 2014

      Obviously you needed to be at Harlem. Wave’s place in the finals was a certainty.

  53. February 16, 2014

    Good job :-D

  54. carnival child
    February 16, 2014

    Well done Leona,glad they did not get in your head,the hum did not phase you, you were focus on your mission,and like i said from your very frist performance,you are going to give people worries.
    Picky i am glad for you,after all iknew you had a chance to go to the big dance one more time.Now relax and work on your second song.
    Sorry for the people who Love to Hate Pat,he might have a three headed monster eyeing the crown.I expect the political tecnicallity to come in play,but they are ready for that too.

  55. chris
    February 16, 2014

    Congrats to Leona, Wave, Bob and Boople you were fantastic. Thumbs up to you Pat Aaron, inspite of what Mas Camp has been through this year you still have 5 Mas Campers in the Finals, they can’t keep you down. Your songs depict what the people out there are going through, you are a bold writer and your calypsonians are also bold singers, we are not afraid. So hats of to you, God Bless. Congrats to all the others who made it to the finals, Semi was a great show.

  56. RED 2 BLUE
    February 16, 2014

    What Beno Web and Bobb doing there?

    • june
      February 16, 2014

      You do know these are the best singers in calypso right ?

    • watch dog
      February 17, 2014

      common bobb sang

    • caribdiva1
      February 17, 2014

      @red blue…….good question!

    • clarisha
      February 17, 2014

      They are there because they are the best singers in calypso.

  57. concerned
    February 16, 2014

    Daddy chess did very well …why didn’t he go through instead of picky? This doesn’t make sense to me how the judging is going on these days. Picky is a joker….really? Picky before daddy chess?

    • hold dem
      February 17, 2014

      it is clear you dont nothing about calypso so shut your mouth.

    • ??
      February 17, 2014

      Are you serious??? Clearly, you know nothing about calypso.
      Stop talking non sense…

  58. Anonymous
    February 16, 2014

    Daddy chess did very well …why didn’t he go through instead of picky? This doesn’t make sense to me how the judging is going on these days. Picky is a joker….really? Picky before daddy chess?

    • cuzo
      February 16, 2014

      So why you have to say this twice. The judges decision is final!

  59. February 16, 2014

    well done Judges out of the nine i selected six of them made it i was expecting people like lugas,dady chess and chris b to make it but i don’t know what happen probably they self-destruct

    • THE SHOE
      February 16, 2014

      Chris B forgot his lyrics and was all over the place. Nerves got the best of him.

  60. February 16, 2014

    Well done Mas Camp you have maintain a perfect ratio.CONGRATS

    • Decor
      February 16, 2014

      I think Bueno is a Renigade and Picky announced that he is no longer a Stardomite.

  61. Stryka
    February 16, 2014

    Dice Again

  62. ??
    February 16, 2014

    Bonn? With that nonsense? Come on we can do better.

  63. Fuente
    February 16, 2014

    Admin, well put the name of their songs so we can associate the calypsonian with the song

    • CHARMER
      February 16, 2014

      That would help, but don’t blame Admin if you are not familiar with the songs.

    • song names
      February 16, 2014

      leona – baby machine
      wave- i must speak
      hunter- you dont know
      web- like father like son
      booplay- magician politician
      bob- dominican calypsonian
      picky- rummours
      black diamond- upon video
      beno- new peace

    • The informer
      February 16, 2014

      web – like father like son

      the wave – i must speak

      hunter- you dont know

      bobb- original dominican calypsonian

      leona- baby machine

      black diamond – upon video

      boople- magician politician (the money fly, lol)

      benno- a new piece

      pickey – rumours

    • Calypsofanatik
      February 18, 2014

      Leona “leona” Peters – Baby Machine
      John “Wave” Bruno- I Must speak
      deryck “D Hunter: St Rose – You Don’t Know
      Webster “D Webb” Marie- Like Father Like Son
      Michael “Booplay” Lafleur- Magician Politician
      Daryl “D Bobb” Bobb- Original Dominican Calypsonian
      Julien “Picky” Lockhart- Rumours
      Jamaal “Black Diamond” Lloyd- Up On Video
      Richard “Beno” Christmas- New Peace

  64. Anonymous
    February 16, 2014

    :)

  65. Fuente
    February 16, 2014

    Well well well here we have it again. Another sabotage by the judges.

    Great show. Poor judging.

    It looks like the judges had fraid picky punch one of them.

    • dominican people
      February 16, 2014

      No, it just looks like you were not at the show.

    • caribdiva1
      February 17, 2014

      lol!!!!!!!

  66. Konnet Vive
    February 16, 2014

    Yu go grl!! congratz lele! only grl in the finals n ur definitely gonna stand out :)

  67. Anonymous
    February 16, 2014

    Benoooooooo what black majic Mr. make there nah? Still trying to understand how he made it through!

  68. dom/ny
    February 16, 2014

    I listened to the show last night it was great, but I think Daddy Chess was robbed.

  69. Anonymous
    February 16, 2014

    DNO the “web” name is there twice

  70. Calypso
    February 16, 2014

    aa web twice

  71. Peaceful
    February 16, 2014

    Jaydee should be in instead of beno

  72. Peaceful
    February 16, 2014

    well i listened to the show and i dont think hunter should be there why is he there is it because he is the president of the association? Lugas should be there instead

  73. Calypso Lover
    February 16, 2014

    Congratulation to the Nine (9) finalists who made it last night to go to the grand final on March 1, 2014 and I there say best wishes in going forward. I did my own judging while the show was going on and I got seven (7) correct out of the nine (9) namely: Leona, Web, Bobb, Pooplay, Hunter, Wave and Black Diamond
    The judges had a hard task to select nine (9) out of twenty (20) and they have to be commended but I believe that there were other stronger songs then that of Beno and Picky
    The Semi Final was a very good show and all the calypsonians did their best except for two (2) so we can look forward to a very grand final on March 1,2014

  74. Disgusted
    February 16, 2014

    Bull???????????

  75. Roseau North
    February 16, 2014

    Jaydee should have made it.

  76. warrington
    February 16, 2014

    CONGRATS LEONA and PICKY– CONTRAVERSY creates cash.NEGATIV critisim is always good for the soul if you know how to ponder onto it.DICE watch it you better come with something strong. remember they told you in gwada is woman that will always beat you. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

  77. Mamizoo
    February 16, 2014

    I didn’t see nor hear the finals but I had already made my own prediction of the finalists based on the lyrics and composition of the songs. I did not expect Seye, Daddy Chess , Black Diamond. Although I don’t think that Hunter’s song is captivating (the topic is one that is emotional but the song itself – the melody , musical and lyrical arrangement is not impacting) nevertheless Hunter is a master on stage , great voice contro , stage control and those qualities wil enhance his chances anytime any day. In order for Hunter to become a threat to the reigning monarchy he must seriously consider utilizing other writters and changing up his arrangers.
    With regards to the new faces Leona and Wave – no surprise tree at all. I thought that the songs that could make it to the finals would be “you just come by Chris B. the song has a wonderful combination of lyrics and elodic flow and Chis B seem to handle the song quite comfortably.
    Lugaz – I like Lugaz passion and zeal I believe the composition was not within his range at all. The song in itself was OK doh the topic may have brought some awareness to the plight of the nurses but somehow the song did not capture people’s interest. Jacko it seems like Lugaz is much more comfortable with a bouncy rhythm ,ie I cyan eat concrete.
    Although Jammer B messed up at the quarter finals and I felt that he should have been cut I realized that his song is a very strong one and I was hoping that he could get through the finals.the Black Diamond senior also has a good song and I thought that he was bound for the finals As well.
    Finally the Bob was border line and like Hunter his song is relatively weak but Bob is a master on stage and that makes a difference for an experienced performer like Bob. In all fairness I would throw Daddy Chess into that category of Bob and Hunter – border line to bad songs but great performers.

  78. The level
    February 16, 2014

    What????……something is definitely wrong with our judging of calypsos eh! Just writing.

    • February 16, 2014

      it’s time we make some changes in judging for next year bring persons that dont have other interest we need judges that can do a good job and dont allow themselves to be influence by politic or politicians .We lost a lot of good calypsos this year.

  79. KINGSHILL HARLEM
    February 16, 2014

    Someone is missing. How come you can have WEB twice. He wasn’t even supposed to be in the finals in the first place. What happen to Lugas and Beetle J . Bob’s song makes a lot of nonsense. Who in Dominica Calypso tries to sing like any Trini…his song is confusing and he tried to con Dominicans by appealing to our nationalism feeling and that took some judges. Tell what was wrong with Daddy Chess’s tribute to mama?
    I am happy for Picky. He is very deserving and I don’t know what happen to China Man and Chris B made a lil error and they cut his throat. I have seem better semis than that.

  80. paul
    February 16, 2014

    very disappointed that daddy chess didnt make it.he deserved to be in the finals

  81. tro
    February 16, 2014

    a judge feared being knock out

  82. tro
    February 16, 2014

    Jaydee was robbed. But wait a while did Picky threaten someone and hence the reason for being selected?

    • Anonymous
      February 16, 2014

      picky delivered his song and if you listen well to the lyrics he mastered it like a veteran calypsonian would have done . Pus everyone knows picky is a character, but the man writes his own songs and deliver’s them in such a way not many calypsonions can. Jaydee’s song was good but the performance lacked what picky’s own had. plus his articulation was not the best. Picky is a natural calyposonian jaydee is not its simple as that.

  83. DISAPPOINTED
    February 16, 2014

    Highway Robbery. Hunter, Picky, Beno and Black diamond, and Boob did not outperform Jaydee. Sacre Voler.

    • Anonymous
      February 16, 2014

      that’s a joke right?

    • Fuente
      February 16, 2014

      Stop judging calypso because u can sing a long. Jay d sang too fast. He was hustling the song and was singing out of breath.

      I am a jay d fan, but he didn’t do justice to the song

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