Thursday, February 22, 2018

Calypso must pay its own way*


After taking note of Sugar Aloes’ plea for State funding to keep the calypso Revue going, my only conclusion is that those who hide behind the fig leaf of culture, while begging for taxpayers’ money, have absolutely no shame whatsoever.
In this regard, the fall in the fortunes of the calypso tent has been long in coming. Year after year, Aloes, Cro Cro, Skatie etc have done nothing more than polarise the nation with their vulgar commentaries. One only has to recall Aloes’ own composition where he seared then NAR politician, Pam Nicholson for a reported medical issue. Cro Cro has never been far behind. 

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