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Patrice Roberts is a young Trinidadian, who is rapidly edging her name among the elite in the music industry. Patrice Roberts has been the premier soca artiste in the Caribbean for more than a decade and has established herself as the leading draw at major events in New York City, Miami, Toronto and London and throughout the Caribbean Diasporas. Patrice Roberts is recognized as a leading performer in the soca music genre and is highly regarded as a great songwriter.

Patrice Roberts began her career as early as 1992 at age 9. In 1995, Patrice Roberts and her panel of “back ups”, entered the Sangre Grande Junior Calypso Monarch Competition, in which she placed first. This earned her rave reviews and standing ovations where ever she performed.

In 2000, she was named “Toco personality winner” which brought to her another wave of recognition. In 2001, Patrice Roberts cupped the “National Junior calypso monarch”, “National Junior soca monarch” and National Library calypso monarch, which earned her a chance to perform at the Junior Carnival in Miami. She also performed in Barbados at the Crop over festival where she shared the stage with the likes of Allison Hinds.

In 2003, at the age of 17, Patrice performed at the Royal Oprah house in London, England. Later ion that year, she again won the National Junior Calypso Monarch. In 2003, she became the 2nd runner up in both the National Junior soca monarch and the Junior calypso monarch. She also graced the stages of the international Soca Monarch, in which she mesmerized the already sold out crowds.

On July 13th 2003, Patrice Roberts performed at “the Africa House” in the United States. On August 6th, she performed at K.C. Hideaway and later on the 29th she performed at the Brooklyn Museum in the U.S. On September 20th, she performed at Super P’s launching held at the palace in the U.S. On 28th September, she again performed at “the Africa House” in the United States.

In 2006, Patrice Roberts became the youngest female artiste to win a road march with the song “Band of the year” which she jointly sang with Machel Montano. She has been described as one of the best soca artiste in the Caribbean. Some of her many hits included: “Love of my life”, “The Islands”, “Band of the year”, “Light it up”, “Always Be”, “Sugar Boy”, “Till Tomorrow”, “Culture” and “Wuking up”, Patrice also appeared at Madison Square Garden, in New York City.

Edited by GuyaneseAngel on 22 Mar 2009, 22:27

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