is a dance music
which is a mix of the two styles originating in the West Indies
, especially Trinidad and Tobago
. It combines the melodic lilting sound of calypso with an insistent percussion.
Well-known soca artists include: Khiomal Nurse, Rodney Le Blanc, and Sanell Dempster.
Some SOCA songs which recently have become hits:
- Who let the dogs out - Bahamen (originally recorded by Anslem Douglas)
- Sweet Soca Music - Sugar Daddy
- Turn Me On - Kevin Lyttle and Alison Hinds