Guess who took a visit to the house of our homeboy, President Barrack Obama? Trinidadian Soca superstar Machel Montano! has taken soca music all the way to the Obama residency! Yes, you read right! Machel Montano has taken soca to the White House!
On Wednesday, Montano alongside Trinidadian Jazz Trumpeter Etienne Charles, R&B singer Ryan Leslie and Haitian singer Emeline Michel were featured speakers at a conference on the impact of Caribbean Culture on American Society.
“Through music, we can help people have a purpose for life…we don’t take enough time to enjoy our similarities.” said Montano.
Following the panel discussion, Montano his popular hit “Dance With You”, backed by Charles on trumpet.
“We whine in the White House tonight.”
Here’s a look at that performance. 🙂