KI Persad

KI Persad wins Chutney Soca Monarch's $1 million prize

The man who is never with the "Same Gyul Twice", KI Persad will continue living nice after being crowned the 2016 Chutney Soca Monarch with a winning purse of $1 million.

Roolal G topped the Traditional category in a competition that saw a large turnout at Skinner's Park in San Fernando.

KI performed last in the competition, as he called on the crowd to do the "KI dance", which they happily did.

It was a performance that that earned him 499 points from the judges. 

KI previously won the title in 2012 and 2014.

KI Persad signs with Stag beer

Chutney Soca artiste KI Persad has joined with local beer "Stag" in an arrangement to be made public on Wednesday.
Carib Brewery Limited has announced that it is celebrating "the beginning of a dynamic relationship between Stag...A Man's Beer and KI Persad!"

The historic signing will take place at the Ansa Mc Al Booth at the Queen’s Park Oval​ from 10:30am on Wednesday.

KI Persad tops Chutney Soca Semi-Final round

KI Persad topped the Chutney Soca category of the Semi Final round of the 2016 ‘Pick 2’ Chutney Soca Monarch, according to a statement by the organisers.

He was followed closely by Nishard Mayrhoo and Ravi B.

The statement says that the competition was very closely fought, and the performances at the semi final stage, were by far the best in the 21-year history of the competition.