Trinidad all stars Trinidad All Stars win the Trinidad & Tobago Panorama playing the tune Firestorm

Antigua Panorama – Hells Gate wins

Grenada Panorama – New Dimension wins

St. Lucia Panorama – Diamond Steel Orchestra win

Toronto Panorama – Afropan wins

St. Vincent Panorama 2002 – Starlift Steel Orchestra win

UK Panorama – Mangrove and North Stars Steel orchestra tie and win

USSA hosts its second New York Panorama; eight bands participate

Pantonic Steel Orchestra wins the second USSA New York Panorama – as one of the eight competing bands

There are again two New York Panoramas this year

CASYM again wins the WIADCA (West Indian American Day Carnival Association) version of the Panorama – as one of the nine competing bands

“Banner” year for steel orchestras in New York.  Nineteen bands participate in two Panoramas

USSA New York Panorama 2002 Report Card

*New York-based Pan tuner Mikey Enoch – passes away September 9, 2002

 

2002  20th Century Steel Band’s “Heaven & Hell Is On Earth” is sampled by Invisible 2

Around My Way by Invisible (2) (2002)

Vocals / Lyrics
Hip-Hop / Rap / R&B

 

2002 20th Century Steel Band’s “Heaven & Hell Is On Earth” is sampled by Jennifer Lopez

Jenny From the Block by Jennifer Lopez (2002)

 Multiple Elements
Hip-Hop / Rap / R&B

 

 

20th Century Steel Band’s “Heaven & Hell Is On Earth” lyrics interpolated and sampled by Brother Ali

Chain Link by Brother Ali (2003)

Vocals / Lyrics
Hip-Hop / Rap / R&B