An article written by Patricia Meschino on features Patrice Roberts. Titled 5 Artists Essential to Contemporary Soca: Machel Montano, Patrice Roberts, Voice, Skinny Fabulous, Kes The Band, the article introduces international readers to Soca Music. Listed is Patrice Roberts as one of 5 artists “whose music remains dedicated to the guiding principle of soca: keeping Carnival revelers energized for extended periods of waving and wining.”

This surprise feature has excited Patrice. Her comment on the Recording Academy’s post reads “Thank you so much for the inclusion!! Wow! I am humbled and excited about this and love what was shared.”

Official Cover Photo From (Clockwise from left) Kees Dieffenthaller of Kes The Band, Patrice Roberts, Voice, Skinny Fabulous, and Machel Montano

The article can be seen also on the official Instagram and Twitter pages of the Recording Academy. Publicist for Patrice Roberts, Adanna Asson sees this as step in the right direction. Her thoughts are that “Any positive mention of Soca Music on globally recognized platforms is something to celebrate.” She adds that she remains hopeful that “Soca Music is heading towards the global recognition of Soca music.”