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'It's not just for Trinidadians': Dr. Jay de Soca Prince on the evolution of soca music

On the eve of Toronto's annual Caribbean Carnival parade, renowned soca deejay, Dr. Jay de Soca Prince, stops by q to talk about the evolution of the city's soca scene.

‘No matter your culture, your background, your ethnicity — everybody enjoys it,’ says Dr. Jay de Soca Prince

Dr. Jay de Soca Prince with q guest host Ali Hassan in the q studio in Toronto, Ont. (Vivian Rashotte/CBC)

On the eve of Toronto's annual Caribbean Carnival parade, renowned soca deejay, Dr. Jay de Soca Prince, stops by q to talk about the evolution of the city's soca scene, and why his love for the genre is as much a reflection of his Trinidadian heritage as it is an expression of his Canadian identity.

If you find yourself in Toronto this weekend, you can catch the city's annual Carnival parade all day tomorrow at Exhibition Place and Lakeshore Boulevard.

Listen to the full conversation with Dr. Jay de Soca Prince above. 

Produced by Tyrone Callender and Vanessa Nigro

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