Kalpee has once more put Caribbean Music on the Map! On Friday 15th September, Kalpee, supported by Musical Director Joshua Salcedo on Keys / Bass and Lead Guitarist Kwami Morrison who each hail from Sangre Grande Trinidad, alongside Ghanian drummer Joey Wealthyland, the band performed a 45-minute set on The Wharf Stage on the Formula 1 Singapore Airlines.
Singapore Grand Prix 2023. Kalpee delivered a contemporary fusion of Calypso, dancehall & Afrobeats rhythms, laced with rock inspired guitar riffs and electronic future base sounds. Supported by soulful melodies & a fascinating vocal, his uplifting performance gained him and his band accolades of support from all who watched.
The band had already headlined a performance at Clarke Quay as a part of the cities Grand Prix season in addition to performing a forth show at *Scape Ground Theatre as a part of Music Matters Live. Kalpee who was also invited to talk for a second consecutive 12 months on a Mental Health Panel for Music Matters Academy, joined the likes of music mogul Russell Simmons, Zendyll music agency founder Jon Chua and Music Managers Stephen O’Reilly & Troy Carter (Robbie Williams / Ex- Lady Gaga).
Kalpee continues to grow & gain support in media across the globe with the likes of Radio1, BBC 1Xtra and Capital Xtra within the UK and Kiss 92 FM in Singapore to call just a couple of. Having hit No 4 within the UK MW Black Chart end of last 12 months and spending 10 weeks within the Top 20 with “Island Gyal”, Kalpee continues to construct on his past music releases which include singles with Dancehall Queen SteffLon Don & Jamaican singer Mortimer. So as to add to his musical credits, Kalpee is the Founding father of “Iza Island Wave”, a platform dedicated to bringing music of the Caribbean to the forefront of the international music scene and the Official Caribbean Stage at SXSW Austin Texas.