Erphaan Alves (born November 23, 1991) is a Trinidadian soca recording artist and songwriter. He initially gained full recognition in the soca word 2012 when he successfully qualified as a finalist in both Groovy and International Power Soca Monarch Finals with the songs "In your Eyes" and "Terrible". His transition to soca megastar proved complete when he cued the HD band into his 2018 monster hit ‘Overdue’. Erphaan was awarded Best New Male Soca Artist in the International Soca Awards 2012 and he was also an MTV IGGY Artiste of The Week that year. Erphaan acts as a songwriter alongside his soca career, writing songs such as "Precision Wine" sang by Kes the band, "Make You Rock", "Take You Home" and "Doh Friad" sang by Machel Montano.