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What Makes a Song a Worldwide Phenomenon?

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.20.20 Warning: Listening to the songs referenced in this article is likely to result in an inability to get them out of your brain. It is an incredible accomplishment for a song to reach the top of one of the Billboard charts. Occasionally, songs connect with listeners sufficiently to… Read more...


Anslem Douglas

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From MusicWorld, posted 12.31.00 A couple of years ago, recalls calypso/soca tunesmith Anslem Douglas, there was a nasty little trend slithering around the Caribbean music community. Singers began to bandy about a word called "skettell," a derogatory term for women, roughly equivalent to "whore" or "girl who'll do just about anything." Artistically, he was… Read more...