soca

Premieres

Black Grapefruit Tear Apart Convention on 'All My Relations'

On their second full-length, the New York State-based duo formerly known as SOS thrillingly jump from one idea to the next.
Alex Robert Ross
8.9.18
Interviews

Nailah Blackman Carries the Legacy of Original Sokah Music in Her Blood

The soca singer wants to share her family's musical heritage and the vibrancy of Trinidad with the world through her new video for "Dangerous Boy (Remix)."
Sharine Taylor
7.4.18
Premieres

Bunji Garlin and Shenseea's New Remix Is a One-Way Ticket to Carnival

The Trinidadian and Jamaican duo join forces for "Big Bad Soca Remix," a song that makes any Carnival proud.
Kristin Corry
4.25.18
thump exclusive stream

Jillionaire Celebrates Trinidad and Tobago's Carnival with a High-Octane Soca Mix

The dynamic session features tracks by Michael Montano, Voice, and Lavaman.
Alexander Iadarola
2.28.17
Interviews

Machel Montano HD: How the Soca Star Is Creating a Clearer Picture for Global Pop

"[Soca] is the fuel we need. It's like solar power. Humans need joy power."
Dan Kagan-Kans
9.16.16
Premieres

Mississauga Band Other Families Go H.A.M. with the “His Mouth Is Fused” Video

A dancehall-flavoured song and bizarre new video from the Mississauga weirdos.
Noisey Staff
9.12.16
Interviews

Meet K. Forest, the Brampton Singer Behind Travis Scott's "Guidance"

We talk to the rising Toronto R&B star about his "spiritual" sound and how he refuses to stray from a destiny of being true to himself.
Phil Witmer
9.8.16
thump exclusive mix

Get Yourself Ready for the Carnival Weekend with Jus Now's Exclusive Mini-Mix

With the Notting Hill Carnival just a fortnight away, we've let a deadly DJ duo run wild behind the decks.
THUMP Staff
8.12.16
Interviews

Riots, Raves, and Underground Blues Parties: Stories from a Carnival Soundsystem Original

Basil Jarvis left the Caribbean for West London fifty years ago, and has blasted soca sounds onto the streets of Notting Hill every year since.
12.16.15
Photo

30 Years of Notting Hill Carnival in Photos

Norman Craig, Giles Moberly
8.28.15
Notting Hill Carnival 15

Britain Can Be a Right Shithole Sometimes, so We Need to Treasure Notting Hill Carnival

As clubs close, venues disappear, and London cracks down on fun, this million strong party stands stronger than ever.
Sam Wolfson
8.25.15
thump exclusive track

Jus Now Bring Us Some Mad New Music and a Guide to Bristol VS Trinidad & Tobago

Sam Interface and LazaBeam come through with an exclusive track and a free music bundle.
Angus Harrison
5.13.15
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