Buju to headline star-studded cast for Dominica World Creole Festival
Buju Banton has been announced as one of the performers for the Dominica World Creole Festival.
Banton, real name Mark Myrie, is among the performers unveiled for this year's festival which will take place from October 25 to 27.
Also announced on the star-studded cast is popular Nigerian singer Davido.
Davido, real name David Adedeji Adeleke, is known for global hits such as "Fall" and "If".
The Dominica World Creole Music Festival is a celebration of Creole culture and a significant portion of the weekend features Zouk music. That genre will be represented by Dominican-born singer Mel, Martiniquan singers Princess Lover and Eric Vergal and Haitian singer Oswald.
Representing soca will be International Soca Monarch 2019 Mr Killa of Grenada, Bunji Garlin, Fay Ann Lyons and Patrice Roberts from Trinidad and Tobago. Dominica will be represented by Bouyon artist Asa Bantan, Tasha P, the Signal Band and Triple K.
Gordon Henderson and Linford John will sing for the Cadence fans while Kompa fans will be entertained by the Extasy Band out of Miami, Haitian-born Mickael Guirand and his band Vayb and Nu Look.
In addition to Banton, Reggae will also be represented by Romain Virgo and Etana.
The Dominica World Creole Music Festival was officially launched on Saturday night.