Tue. Apr 23rd, 2024

This yr, SiriusXM and Pandora are enthusiastic about celebrating our first cobranded collection Island Time — a newly developed docuseries attending to know all Caribbean abilities and the islands they’re from.

With Trinidad and Tobago Carnival right here, what higher solution to launch the collection than with our first Island Time episode that includes Soca artist Nailah Blackman.

Throughout this episode, Nailah shares what it was like rising up in a household of musicians, the evolution of Soca music, the distinctiveness of Trinidadian and Tobagonian music, her favourite Trini meals, and the way her mother conjures up her songs. Watch the complete video under.

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Nailah’s been doing music since she was simply 4 and wrote her first tune at age 11! Since then, she has continued to push out a steady portfolio of Soca music rooting from her tradition.

“My music sort of paints an actual image of the place I’m from, as a result of plenty of my music is both joyful or sensual or festive or high-energy … All these issues are descriptions that I’d use to color Trinidad and Tobago, as a result of they’re all the above. It’s extraordinarily lovely, extraordinarily wealthy with tradition and historical past,” she defined.

Get to know extra about Nailah, Soca music, Trinidad and Tobago, and Carnival within the Island Time video under.

Plus, take a look at her newest album Teknique, and hits by different Soca artists, all through the week on Bob Marley’s Tuff Soca channel on the SXM App and One Caribbean on Pandora.

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