Tobago Crusoe is a calypsonian, composer and musician a performing artist, composer, musician, emcee and master of the art form of calypso for over 30 years. He performed calypso in the films Paddington and Paddington 2 and the linked CD. As part of Hull 2017, he was featured in Tilt’s Hull Liming as part of the BBC’s Contains Strong Language festival. He has performed all around the UK and was the Calypsonian-in-Residence at London Is The Place For Me Caribbean festival at the British Library in September 2018.
He is regarded by many as an extempo genius and ranks with the best in the arts. His compositions are unique and very thought provoking.
‘His ability to address the issues of the day in song, forces the public to always be on the lookout for his new releases’
- (The Guardian, Trinidad and Tobago).
Tobago Crusoe's passion for the art form of calypso music underscored his performances with excellence and pride. Tobago was awarded with a position in the Sunshine Awards Hall of Fame for his contribution to Calypso music in 2011.
Tobago has reached international audiences and has performed at festivals and events in Madison Square Garden, Turin, Barcelona and Germany. Currently the lead singer of Calypso outfit ‘Tobago and D’Lime’ he has a long history of musical collaborations including the legendary performers Mighty Sparrow, Calypso Rose and Singing Sandra.