Brian London is 2019 Extempo monarch

Brian London is the 2019 Extempo monarch.

London beat Phillip "Black Sage" Murray in the final at the Queen's Park Savannah Thursday night.

London and Black Sage had also faced each other in the semi-finals after the preliminary round.

Their semi-final topic was "Publish Sex Offender".

The other semi-final saw Winston "Gypsy" Peters come up against Myron "The Incredible Myron B" Bruce on the topic "Trump is a Trap".

Seven finalists selected to challenge Gypsy for Extempo crown

Seven Extempo finalists have been chosen to challenge reigning monarch Winston "Gypsy" Peters.

The finalists were decided at the preliminary event held on Monday at the Queen's Park Savannah.

The finalists are:

1. Brian London

2. Hezekiah Joseph

3. Lingo

4. Lady Africa

5. The Incredible Myron B

6. Abebele

7. Black Sage

The final will take place on Terrific Thursday, February 23rd, at the National Academy for the Performing Arts.

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Gypsy is 2016 Extempo Monarch

Winston 'Gypsy' Peters is the 2016 Extempo Monarch.

Peters took a hiatus from performing for six years due to political obligations.

Battling five other Extempo artistes in the finals, he finally wilted down last year's monarch 'Lingo' whom he defeated.

The extempo king says he is just happy to be back.

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'Gypsy' into Extempo Finals

Winston 'Gypsy' Peters, Cro Cro, Duane O'Connor, Karen Asche and Brian London are just among a few who have qualified for the Trinbago Unified Calypsonians' Organisation's Social Commentary, Political Commentary and Extempo Finals.

The Finals are to be held on Terrific Thursday at the Grand Stand of the Queen's Park Savannah.

The following are the finalists: