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Twelve Calypsonians moves to semi-finals of TDC Senior Kaiso Competition for Culturama 49


by Eulana Weekes

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The TDC Senior Kaiso Eliminations was held on Sunday night July 09 2023 at Mem’s Pizzeria in Nevis, coming one step closer to the final roster of Calypsonians who will compete on Friday, August 04 for the title of Culturama 49 Senior Kaiso Monarch.

Of the 16 Calypsonians that performed, four were eliminated and 12 moved on to the semi-finals.

The semi-finalists include:

12 time crowned Calypso Monarch Keith ‘King Dis and Dat’ Scarborough who amassed a total of 241 points

Bernett ‘Nutsy’ Thompson- 217 points

Nathalie ‘Empress Lyric’ Charles- 216 points

Seth ‘De Undertaker’ Williams- 215 points

Andrew ‘King Hollywood’ Nisbett- 214 points

Teron ‘Invincible’ Webbe- 213 points

Andrew ‘Murray’ Hendrickson- 194 points

Junior ‘Bad Man Polo’ Newton- 194 points

Venetia ‘Lady Composer’ Clarke- 183 points

Alfred ‘Baker’ Newton- 180 points

Shomari ‘Sookie’ Mitchell- 177 points

Akedo Nisbett- 177 points

Following the semi-final event on July 23, seven calypsonians will be selected to compete against the defending Calypso Monarch Oscar ‘King Astro’ Browne at the Nevis Cultural Complex.

The four calypsonians that were eliminated from the competition are West Side, Puppa Wheeler, Sabu and Lady Cavalier.

The backup vocalists for the 2023 Kaiso competition are Deslyn Williams-Johnson, Denesia Smithen, Eleisel Ramirez and Devonne Cornelius.


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