Formed in in 2006, DancehallSoca.com, the brain child of Orlando aka Mr. DancehallSoca, is an online media platform dedicated to showcasing Caribbean talent from the unique perspective of those who are in the diaspora. Based in Hartford, CT, DancehallSoca.com has been instrumental in documenting the rise of events such as Fantastic First Friday and other “firsts” in the New England area. For example, concerts by the following, I-Octane , Gully Bop, Chronixx , Patrice Roberts, Nadia Batson, Lyrikal, Ricardo Drue, Erphaan Alves, Dexta Daps and Kelissa to name a few.
Orlando a native of St. Elizabeth, Jamaica understood the need for a platform where multiple genres of music could co-exist without the politics of a divided industry. Several years ago, DancehallSoca joined forces with Trinidadian DJ and radio personality Ace of King Apocalypse Sound to bring quality events in the Soca arena. It was intended to fill a void in the Hartford area which has a strong Dancehall & Reggae presence. In addition, this resulted in the “Caribbean Connection”show on Busy Radio, Saturdays from 12-3pm with Mr. DancehallSoca (packjuice) and Dj Ace can be heard.
DancehallSoca | Caribbean Lifestyle Media has been at the forefront of documenting and showcasing all things Caribbean through development of original content. Generally, we provide a platform for budding artists as well as the established. Welcome to our fully integrated media platform.