ALMOST THREE decades of consistent performances, perennial disappointments and continuous self-improvement can best describe the career of William “Classic” Waithe. On Saturday night his hard work and perseverance paid off in fine style, as he captured the coveted MQI Pic-O-De-Crop title.
The consummate performer and undeniable master of the double-entendre won the hearts and minds of the audience and the judges in two solid performances that amassed an impressive 98 points at the Kensington Oval.
The results of the competition came just before 2 am on Sunday morning, and the crowd, who were shuffling and re-shuffling their top five as they were announced by MC Mac Fingall, cheered loudly for Classic, who dethroned Ian “iWeb” Webster, whom many came specifically to see whether he could pull-off a historic three-peat.
Representing the Big Show calypso tent, Classic, who started c...