20 calypso artists have been chosen to move on to the semifinals of the Wadadli Beer Calypso Monarch Competition to held at the Antigua Recreation Grounds (ARG) on Sunday 22 July, 2018 at 7pm.
The 20 artists will all be vying to dethrone 2017 Calypso Monarch King Zacari.
The semifinal list is as follows:
- Black Mahdi (I’m Ashamed of Calypso)
- De Arc (We not like that)
- Destroyer Sr. (Chinese Pan Man)
- Douglas (Soccer Boss)
- Faithful (Opposition Must Rule)
- King Bear (Black on Black)
- King Creole (Come Gyal)
- King Fiah (Labour Win Again)
- King Kaseba (Party Atmosphere)
- King Pan Man (Calypso Man)
- King Singing Sudden (Daddy sisa!)
- King Young Destroyer (Boycott)
- Omari (The Dark Place)
- Queen Althea (Yet Still I Rise)
- Queen Gee Bee (The Queen Gee Bee)
- Queen Thalia (A Cry for Calypso)
- Sage (Calypso Cry)
- Stumpy (The Ways of the King)
- Willie Wawa (This Little Country)
- Zocio (Last Year for Calypso)
The finals of the calypso competition will be held on Friday 3 August 2018 at 8:00 pm at Carnival City (ARG).