FLEX Carnival 2018 performing artist Motto (St. Lucia) and his TeamFoxxMusic has won the prestigious SOCA COMPILATION RIDDIM OF THE YEAR at the 15th annual International Soca Awards (iSA) competition for the Pim Pim Riddim featuring Motto and Lyrikal on their soca mega hit – Lit – ‘Di Party Lit.’
Skinny Fabulous – Push It, and Machel Montano – Showtime, also share this TeamFoxxMusic riddim.
Ricardo Drue, Red Hot Flames, Tian Winter and Claudette “CP” Peters were also nominated in this year’s iSA competition held Sunday 6 July, 2018 in St. Lucia.
Motto is scheduled to appear live on the road with FLEX Carnival 2018 during Tuesday
(costume) Mas on 6 August, 2018. FLEX Carnival 2018 troupers can expect Motto’s live
performance in Antigua to include Di Party Lit, Shell Dong Dat, and other highly rated Motto
songs. Motto’s manager Mr. Tyrone Henry contacted FLEX Carnival on the evening of July 10, 2018 to deliver the good news. He promised that Motto will deliver “a great performance” on
the road with FLEX in Antigua.
FLEX was most recently in the news on 2 July, 2018 in the Antigua News Room article entitled
“FLEX CREATES INNOVATIVE ALTERNATIVE TO HIGH-PRICED CARNIVAL COSTUMES:” https://antiguanewsroom.com/entertainment/flex-creates-innovative-alternative-to-high- priced-carnival-costumes/ Motto and his TeamFoxxMusic emerged victorious over a highly accomplished and formidable field of nominees including:
1. 2 AM Project Rhythm (Ramon Fryktion McDowall) (Problem Child – Middle Of
Something, Patrice Roberts & Kes – Like It
2. Like Tha, Shal Marshall – Splinters) (St. Vincent)
3. Folklore Riddim (AdvoKit Productions x Julianspromos) (Kes – Hello, Nadia Batson – Catching Feelings, Turner – HoldingOn) (T&T)
4. Upendo Riddim (Voice – Year For Love, Turner – Champions ‘Love Of Calypso’, Machel
Montano – Take It Slow) (T&T)
5. Parallel Riddim Anson Pro Soverall, (Preedy – Say Yeah, Nailah Blackman – Baila Mami)
6. Outlaw Riddim (V & G6 Production) (Black Boy – Fire, Dev – Is Jam, Bunji Garlin – Live
Good) (St. Lucia)
Rising local star Zamoni and Bouyon breakout artist Keks Mafia (Dominica) will join Motto on 6
August, 2018 as they also perform live on the road with FLEX 2018 during Carnival Tuesday
Masqueraders who want to experience live performances by Motto, Zamoni, and Keks
Mafia can register at Discount World Exchange (Lower Market St.), FLEX Mas camp (South &
Market Street), or Whatsapp 268-736-5600. More information is also available on Facebook or
Instagram: FLEX Mas.