Drupatee Ramgoonai

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Birthday
2, 1945
Birthplace
Trinidad And Tobago
Birth Sign
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Birthday
2, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
Trinidad And Tobago

About

Trinidadian singer credited with popularizing "chutney soca" music, a term which she also coined. She is best remembered for her hit 1988 song "(Roll Up the Tassa) Mr. Bissessar".

Before Fame

She studied classical Indian music under the famous Professor Adesh.

Trivia

She is widely credited with being the first East Indian woman to sing in the soca style, which raised much controversy among conservative Indian citizens.

Family Life

She and her mother began singing together at temples when she was a little girl.

Associated With

She scored a major hit with "Real Unity", which featured fellow soca singer Machel Montano.