Soca Artiste Young Lyrics Releases Powerful Inspiring Anthem ‘Fighter’

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Antiguan soca artiste Young Lyrics is once again setting a positive tone for Antigua‟s Carnivalwith the release of his song „Fighter‟ aimed to uplift listeners and instill a message of resilienceand determination within them.

The production of the up-tempo soca track was a collaborative effort between long-timecollaborator Tadj Martin, Riddim Master and Delmore Thomas, who all allowed the soca artisteto have a more hands on approach with the creative direction for this record, as this was a recordthat had a deep personal connection to Young Lyrics.

Throughout the duration of the 3 minute and 42 second track, Young Lyrics maintains anenergetic, yet controlled melodic, vocal cadence and delivery that compliments the track‟s finalproduction with very compelling lyrics and word play that further solidifies the general mood ofthe song‟s message.

Delving in further behind the music, the soca artiste opened up about hispersonal struggles on the road to becoming the growing entertainer that he is today.

“For years, I’ve grappled with anxiety while navigating the intense scrutiny of the entertainmentindustry as a rising singer-songwriter, and now, a producer. Balancing personal well-being,family responsibilities, professional obligations, health concerns, and the inner workings of themusic business can be an overwhelming task.

Also, the unexpected loss of my cherished mentor– Ricardo Drue, late last year left me feeling adrift and disoriented,” Young Lyrics shared.

However, with the unwavering support of his team and loved ones, the soca artiste realized thatlife’s challenges can serve as catalysts for personal growth.

By tapping into his inner resilienceand harnessing the positive energy of his support system; he‟s been able to push back againstadversity and demonstrate his determination to succeed.

„Fighter‟ is Young Lyrics‟ second release for the carnival season following „Miss Carnival,‟which was released in March 2024, as an ode to the annual summer festival.

Looking towards theupcoming carnival celebrations, the soca artiste who, captured the second runner up position inthe Groovy segment of the 2023 APUA/Inet Party Monarch Competition with his rendition of„Mr. Anything‟ said, “As I look forward to upcoming stage shows, I am excited about connectingwith audiences through the power of my music. The love I have for music and the art form hasserved as my anchor. With each performance this season, I just want to embody love, andsharing an upbeat energy with all who grace the audience.”With one additional release on the horizon, Young Lyrics emphasized his mission of fosteringunity through the power of soca music, stating, “I want fans to expect anything. As an artiste, mygoal is to reach wider audiences and promote the energy of unity not only here in Antigua, butalso in the wider Caribbean through the power of soca music. We are not alone, and we shouldalways remember to support and love each other as we sometimes struggle with the very samesituations in different circumstances.”

As ‘Fighter’ resonates with listeners, the soca artiste implores them to find inspiration andmotivation within its message, reminding them that resilience is the cornerstone of overcominglife’s challenges.

He shared, “This song means a lot to me and I know many people can relate toit. If you ever feel alone always remember that you can talk to someone or be there for someone– your support and encouragement can really make a difference. Personally, that is why I madethis song.”

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