Minister Mitchell Gives Condolences on the Passing of Ricardo Drue

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Senator the Honourable Randall Mitchell, Minister of Tourism, Tradition and the Arts extends his deepest condolences to the household and buddies of beloved Soca artiste and songwriter, Ricardo Drue.

Antigua-born Drue, who was engaged to Soca celebrity Patrice Roberts, handed away on Tuesday 12 December, 2023 on the age of 38. Drue was a frontline singer for the favored native A-Group Band and in addition carried out with Imij and Co and D’All Starz bands. He was well-known for his Soca hits “Vagabond”, “ID (Stamp Yuh Title)” and “Skilled”.

Minister Mitchell Offers Condolences on the Passing of Ricardo Drue
Ricardo Drue

Minister Mitchell affirms Drue’s contribution to the native, regional and worldwide cultural sectors. He provides, “The Soca fraternity and certainly the Carnival group have suffered an incredible loss together with his passing.  His years of labor as an entertainer have undoubtedly helped to unfold the soca style the world over and introduced happiness to many. He actually won’t be forgotten.”

The Ministry of Tourism, Tradition and the Arts sympathizes with the household, buddies and family members of Ricardo Drue throughout this time.

Could his soul relaxation in peace.