Teddy Riley and Blackstreet for the final Machel Monday

Teddy Riley and Blackstreet for the final Machel Monday

Teddy Riley and Blackstreet will be featured performers at the final Machel Monday concert which is scheduled to take place next Monday, 17, at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.

Riley had been a huge influence on the R&B scene back in the 80’s and 90’s, producing work for Michael Jackson, Bobby Brown, Keith Sweat and Blackstreet. Machel has already collaborated with Teddy Riley and Blackstreet on the song “I Do” which he will, no doubt, perform on the big night.

The annual event has become a staple for Carnival and is always held on the Monday before Carnival Monday and Tuesday. The Monk will celebrate ten years hosting the event which has featured international acts in the past such as Wyclef Jean, Doug E Fresh, Pitbull, Ashanti, Shaggy and French Montana.

This year’s installment is titled “The Wedding”, and tongues have been wagging that the Monk will propose to his longtime girlfriend, Renee. Not that the King of Soca is not doing his part to spark the rumours.

In his video for the song “I Love You”, Monk is seen holding a Tiffany and Co wedding ring and looking at pictures of his supposed bride-to-be. He has also asked attendees to wear white, and bring champagne to celebrate with him. The icing on the cake is, a cake, which will be featured in the diamond section of the concert. And, the first 10,000 patrons will receive a complimentary slice of cake to celebrate the wedding.

In addition to Riley and Blackstreet, see below a list of other performers for the big night:

  • Shalamar
  • Afro B
  • Mr. Eazi
  • Iwer george
  • Konshens
  • Tarrus Riley
  • Skinny Fabulous
  • Kerwin Du Bois
  • Destra
  • Problem Child
  • Lyrikal
  • Voice
  • Nadia Batson
  • Farmer Nappy
  • Salty
  • Motto
  • Olatunji
  • Hurricane
  • Ravi B
  • Drupatee
  • Lil Natty and Thunda
  • Hey Choppi
  • Teddy Rhymez
  • Adana Roberts
  • Trinidad Killa
  • Stacy Barthe
  • Bankulli