Roseau, Dominica: The Parliamentary Representative of Roseau Constituency Melissa Poponne Skerrit congratulated Queen Tasha P or Tasha Peltier for securing The 2022 Calypso Monarch title in Dominica. While hailing Tasha for her great performance, Melissa Skerrit stated that she has performed tremendously great, and that’s why she won everyone’s hearts, including judges too.
Tasha Peltier (Tasha P) has secured the first-ever female Calypso Monarch of Dominica, and she gained victory in the early hours of Carnival on Sunday in Dominica. In the competition, she fought with the 15 competitors.
While applauding Tasha P, Melissa Skerrit noted that with her spectacular performance, she had gained a lot of wishes and love. The powerful execution of her hit calypso song made everyone a fan of Tasha, added Melissa Skerrit.
Tasha P Tasha sang a song named Fredemy Remedy song, which was written by Gina Letang.
She further lauded Tasha and poured wishes on her winning movement, and cited, “Congratulations Queen Tasha P Tasha Peltier! The powerful execution of your hit calypso song ‘Frenemy Remedy’ placed you as the winner on the judges’ score sheets and in our hearts. It is definitely woman time”.
Melissa Skerrit lauded Tasha and said that her winning song Frenemy Remedy had created a soothing environment in the competition.
In the competition, Tasha P Tasha delivered a commanding performance of her song Frenemy Remedy, which was written by Gina Letang, and the song led her to win the Virtual Calypso Monarch Title. She beat the 2021 winner, Daryl Bobb and thirteen other competitors in the process.
MP of Roseau, Melissa Skerrit, further emphasised that Calypso is about social commentary and she commended Tasha for using this as an avenue to motivate women, children and society at large.
She said that this is a great quality that Tasha has used the Calypso as music as it motivates everyone in their life and it has a very soothing approach.
She said that This winning song asked us to take a closer look at our friendships and supported Roman’s 12:20 by illustrating perfect ways to ‘heap coals of fire’ on our frenemies’ heads.
“Beware of frienemies! Don’t confront, don’t hit, don’t badmouth…just kill them with kindness, outlined Melissa Skerrit.
Further, Daryl Bobb has secured the 2nd position in the competition, while Dice and the newcomer Shanice placed at the third and fourth positions, respectively.
Tasha P Tasha created history in 2011 after becoming the first female to win the Dominica Calypso Monarch title.
The Swinging Stars front-line singer has also become the first calypso artiste to win three titles in one season and also secured the Calypso Queen and Stardom Monarch of the Tent titles earlier this season.
Calypso is the type of popular Caribbean song in which the words are often invented as the song is sung and deal with the subject of interest at the present time.