Kalpee has 5 Million reasons to celebrate having just reached over 5M views on his first release "No One". Over the last few months, Kalpee has taken the World by surprise with his music being played in places that are not common for an artist coming out of Trinidad and Tobago doing something other than Soca, or Calypso. His songs have touched people all over the World and are being played in over 58 Fliter playlist reaching over 1.7M people on Spotify and Apple Music. Hitting to the top in various radio countdowns, charts and being heard via streaming platforms and radio stations in places such as Egypt, Taiwan, South Africa, Hong Kong, Singapour, Austrailia, Germany, Brussels, U.A.E, and Brazil just to name a few.
Which brings to the point of Trinidad and Tobago radio, support for its own and in a recent interview with U.A.E.'s National Newspaper Kalpee says “The song has been well-received in the States and Europe, but there has not been much enthusiasm from Trinidadians, which is annoying,” Kalpee says with a sigh.
“But I understand it. A lot of it is generational, man.
“We have one generation listening only to the radio, which only plays traditional soca and calypso – which are our national music – and the younger generation who listen to music online.
“The older generation want us to sing songs in that traditional way, while the young people are excited with where the music can go. I think this excitement will inspire more young artists to come from Trinidad.” he continued.
His recent release "What About Us" is no different, already over 400K streams on Spotify, over 80K views on VEVO and proves that he has more to offer. 2018, fans will get a chance to see this up and coming singer perform live in various cities around the World with a tour being planned for Australia, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Kalpee is carded to perform at Fashion Week Geneve in Switzerland on the 25th of November which will be his first performance in Europe.