June 23, 2010

Alpha Blondy to headline Parkpop in The Hague

Filed under: Music by Orangemaster @ 10:13 pm

After axing American Snoop Dogg with the excuse that violence would ensue and after much protest about the homophobic lyrics of Jamaica’s Beenie Man, the bureaucrats who couldn’t make up their minds went with Ivory Coast’s Alpha Blondy as headlining act for The Hague’s Parkpop festival on Sunday 27 June.

That probably means festival visitors will get to hear some African French reggae.

Here’s Alpha Blondy perfoming ‘Ça me fait si mal’ (It hurts me so) about Africa and hardship

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