Daily Archive for May 11th, 2007

Prophet Benjamin Under Fire in Post Akon/Danah Universe


Top cop, MP ask promoters: Be more responsible

By Marsha Mokool, guardian.co.tt
May 11, 2007

Prophet BenjaminDeputy Commissioner of Police Winston Cooper and Member of Parliament for Barataria/San Juan Dr Fuad Khan are calling on show promoters and local performers to be more responsible in the type of entertainment they provide for young people.

Their calls come in the wake of the Akon/Danah Alleyne controversy involving a raunchy dance onstage.

Last Sunday, TriniStyle Entertainment hosted an automobile expo at Arima Velodrome, which attracted thousands of adults and children.

Several parents expressed outrage at the performance of singer Prophet Benjamin in relation to the explicit lyrics of his song Stop, pertaining to oral sex and masturbation.

They were also disturbed by repetitive calls made by the performer to “legalise marijuana” during his performance.
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