The albums lead track comes from Barbados’s own Jus D with “Touch” (check out lyric video above and here
) The Bajan artist was named as one of Complex’s artists to watch in 2019 The hottest songs from the most recent Trinidad Carnival are also included; Iwer George who was Trinidad Carnival 2020 Soca Monarch and Road March King with “Wet Fete” featuring Viking Ding Dong. Also on the compilation is the Peoples Monarch and Road March King Barbados of 2019, Lead Pipe and Just Jay with “Sometime”. The Viking family Bunji Garlin with “The Struggle”, and Fay Ann Lyons with “Dive” also appear as well as “The Nookie Man” Jamesy P with “Doh Give Ah”. The 17 tracks give listeners a taste of music from Trinidad, Barbados, St. Lucia, St Vincent and Grenadines, Antigua and Venezuela. The 2 disc album also includes a megamix by DJ Frankie P aka #MaddYute.
“Soca Gold was established in 1997 and it keeps getting better”, said Edwin Howell, A&R at VP Records and Program Director for Reggae King Radio. “We can’t wait to bring the album to life with the virtual event and to showcase this genre to new audiences,” he continued.
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Soca Gold 2020 TRACKLIST
1. Wet Fete – Iwer George & Viking Ding Dong
2. Dive – Fay Ann Lyons
3. Freaky Gal – Menace XL & Rucas HE
4. Don’t Stop – Super Mario
5. The Struggle – Bunji Garlin
6. Touch – Jus D
7. I Can’t Help Myself – Edwin Yearwood
8. Anna Anna – GI
9. Omalay – Super Blue & Ravi B
10. Wine Low – Bunji Garlin
11. Sometime – Leadpipe & Just Jay
12. Fair Sa (Feh Sa) – Hypasounds
13. It Ain’t Me – Lil Rick
14. Doh Give Ah – Jamesy P
15. Party – Tony Prescott
16. Manita (feat. Nenita) – Rikki Jai
17. Especially – Ricky T.