Lisa Allen-Agostini interviews T&T artist GA Gardner about his Internet-based arts collective GETTHRU
You are here
Looks like rum songs till we die
After hearing all those rum songs from soca artistes but more so chutney artistes over the years, I’m amazed that they seem to continue along that path year after year. Is it that our local “superstars” are bankrupt of ideas and new material is hard to come by? We continue to see deadly road accidents because of excessive alcohol consumption. Young children are destroying their future by drinking alcohol from as early as 11-12 years of age.
UWI students indulge in binge drinking. Family life is being destroyed as a result of alcoholic parent/parents. Yet our local artistes continue to glorify alcohol, even suggesting that it enhances male sexual performance. And now our Government sees it fit to offer the chutney soca monarch a $2 million first prize. What a slap in the face it was to see another rum song capture the chutney soca title.
I guess is stupidness till we die.
User comments posted on this website are the sole views and opinions of the comment writer and are not representative of Guardian Media Limited or its staff.
Guardian Media Limited accepts no liability and will not be held accountable for user comments.
Guardian Media Limited reserves the right to remove, to edit or to censor any comments.
Any content which is considered unsuitable, unlawful or offensive, includes personal details, advertises or promotes products, services or websites or repeats previous comments will be removed.