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karessah 2010 calypso king of Dominica

Karessah has been crowned the 2010 Calypso King by retaining his crown for a second year in a row. First runner-up went to Daryl ‘The Bobb’ Bobb, second place was Tasha ‘Tasha P’ Peltier and third place went to Soul Puss.

Ten calypsonians competed for the coveted title – Cecil ‘Checker’ Burnette; Davidson ‘Observer’ Victor; Dave ‘Soul Puss’ Pascal; Marja ‘Lady Star’ Jeffers; Chester ‘Daddy Chess’ Letang; Joey ‘Explosion’ Lloyd; and Murphy ‘Sye’ Jno Jules.

Congratulations to Karessah, the 2010 Calypso king of Dominica.

Karessah Performing his hit song “Dog Race” at the Calypso Finals:

First Runner-Up, The Bobb performing song “Take Them Home” at the Calypso Final Show 2010:

Second Runner-Up, Tasha P performing song “He is a boy” at the Calypso Finals:

Tasha P performing song “Justice” at the Calypso Final Show 2010:

Third Runner-Up, Soul Puss at the Calypso Final Show 2010:

First Runner-up: The Bobb

The Bobb at the 2010 Calypso Finals

Second Runner-up: Tasha P

Tasha P performing at the 2010 Calypso Finals

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Editor’s note:This post was written by Simone Senhouse of Caivideos – YouTube, Dominica Style.

The Chinese calendar may say that 2009 is the year of the Ox, but calypso fans everywhere speculate that this might be the year of De Karessa.

Fans agree that Karessa has given us a string of well written, well performed songs over the last few years.

In addition, it seems almost impossible to turn on the radio today and not hear his high-spirited performance of “Doh Play with the Pastor Rod“.

Despite his successes though, the coveted prize of Calypso King seems to have eluded the seasoned performer, whose stage persona and charisma is often compared to that of The Mighty Sparrow. So can Karessa do it?

With King Dice bowing out of this year’s competition, and Daddy Chess’ attention focused on Trinidad, has this cleared the path for Karessa to emerge as victor?

Does he have what it takes to carry the Crown? Check out the video clip of “Pastor Rod” and be the judge. As Karessa’s own words say (and one of my all time favorite calypso indicate) “We Go See…


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