Monday, January 22, 2018

Hurling insults across the divide*

There is such a thing, even in the realm of poetic licence, as good taste.
Nermal “Massive” Gosein has struck several raw nerves with his “Rowlee Mudda Count”...nerves more raw than the smuttiest of kaiso lyrics we can quote.
Intentionally or not, this artiste has hit on a festering sore in our society which is not of his making, but the spores of which none can avoid. Gosein’s song’s title is as distasteful as the song “Chambers Done See”—if our particular concern is suddenly about “respecting the office” of the prime minister.
It is as distasteful as Crazy “Paul’s Yuh Mudda Come”, which was released in the holy Christmas season. 

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