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Queen of SocaSoca is another type of soca but with an upbeat and slow tempo, also derived from calypso with an up-tempo beat. There is a popular misconception that soca is a fusion of American soul music and traditional calypso. Hence the name "so-ca," soul/calypso. Though this sounds plausible, it is simply not true. Soca music originated as a fusion of calypso with Indian rhythms, thus combining the musical traditions to the two major ethnic groups of Trinidad and Tobago.

Notable soca performers include Fayann Lyons, Denise Belfon, Shurwayne Winchester, Nadia Batson, Ziggy Ranking, Umi Marcano to name a few...

Fayann Lyons