Aug. 25, 2012
Carnival is about the music. Masqueraders take to the road, win’ing — dancing — behind trucks thumping soca beats. As the music takes hold, masqueraders release their inhibitions, becoming “wotless” — good for just one thing, fun.
Right now I just wotless…
I’m winning away,
so nice, so nice, so nice.
Sweat dripping on meh, but it’s alright, alright,
And ah feel like, I just win a million dollars!
Everybody watching meh, wearing a million colours!
You wanna talk? Talk bout dis.
Cause when ah wine you go … Talk bout dat
When ah getting on you go… Talk bout dis
Call yuh friends and den… Talk bout dat
Down south dey go…Talk bout dis.
Up town dey done…Talk bout dat.
YOU! I don’t care what you say!
Cause right now I just
And I don’t really care less
“Wotless”—Kes the Band
Akilah Johnson can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Twitter @akjohnson1922.