• Carnevale Network Taking it up a notch...
  • Pretty MasThe last and most Beautiful day of Carnival
  • Throw your hands in the airAnd wave them like you just don't care!
  • Explore other cultures.......like what is similar and love what is different!

Genres: Soca / Pop / Dance

Origin: Surinam

City: Amsterdam/Utrecht, Netherlands – nowadays in North Miami Beach

About the Artists:

The Soca Boys are a Dutch dance and singer crew out of production Team together with front singer Van B King (originally from Surinam). In 1998 they have been celebrating a huge success with the song “follow the leader” as an international summer hit. They have been for sixteen weeks number one in the charts in the Netherlands and their following hit “keep on bumping” reached also into the top 25 Dutch tracks of those days.

They sold more than 50 000 Records and got a Golden Record for their success. Supported by five background dancers they had more than 200 TV- and Radio performances. Even in the United States they got popular. Much greater success they reached while decided to record a Spanish-language version of Follow The Leader, "signan al lider”, and hit really like a bomb and four weeks in the top five of Venezuela. For two weeks they were also number one in Colombia.

After the first album the second didn’t got the right success. One of the members, Van B. King, decided to run solo projects like the “cha cha style”.

Website: http://socaboy.com/
Facebook-Like Page:https://www.facebook.com/TheSocaBoy/

Youtube Link: (NO MUSIC VIDEO): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axcI3e8u8XE (keep on bumpin)

Another very famous release:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cehv7TTFM6Q (one cent, five cent, ten cent, dollar)

Van B Kings solo career release:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-K_VYxPEzk (The Socagangster – wicked)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulE6Ks7NqgM (cha cha slide)

Live Impression: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YplLxGN-Rg (follow the leader)

Related Song on the Blaze a Trail Mix by Dj Mika Raguaa:
Soca Boys & Van B. King - bumpin' keep on bumpin' (NETHERLANDS, 1998)



Site Disclaimer


The Carnevale Network is a Member Of the AfterDark Network.
All images and content (C) the original authors.

Contact Us

Contact Us

We're excited to hear from you!

You can contact us via our Contact Page. If you'd prefer to give us a ring you can always call us at: 020 7411 9047

Our Address

, ,

Get Social

We use cookies to improve our website and your experience when using it. Cookies used for the essential operation of the site have already been set. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

I accept cookies from this site.

EU Cookie Directive Module Information