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Alkaline Banned From Performing In St. Kitts-Nevis

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Alkaline is the latest dancehall star to be barred from performing in another Caribbean island due to lewd lyrics.

Authorities in St. Kitts-Nevis reported denied a work permit to the young dancehall act to perform at a show last weekend.

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According to reports, the Office of the Premier for the island instructed the police high command to revoke the permit for a concert Alkaline, whose real name is Earlan Bartley, was scheduled to headline.

Premier Vance Amory cited Alkaline’s lewd lyrics as the reason for revoking the permit. But fans of the deejay came out protesting in numbers demanding that the Premier reinstate the permit.

“There was this thing going around saying that Alkaline coming to St Kitts to promote negativity due to the whole lewdness and there is this thing going around that I am a devil and a demon,” Alkaline said.

“That got a lot of persons scared, the Nevis government in particular so the premier was not confortable with me performing and that caused a negative feedback from the citizens. They wanted to see me so they started to protest. The show had to be kept in St Kitts and it went well. The venue was filled to capacity so big up the St. Kitts people them.”

Dancehall deejay Tommy Lee Sparta is currently locked in a legal battle with the Dominican government after being denied entry into the island in February and was detained for hours in a jail cell.

That incident also sparked protest from dancehall fans in that country.

 
 
 
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  • Arbitr^rY^KonST@nT

    “”“There was this thing going around saying that Alkaline coming to St Kitts to promote negativity due to the whole lewdness and there is this thing going around that I am a devil and a demon,” Alkaline said.”””

    but dude thaz what the f he sings about…how exactly is he confused about why they dont want him. not all Caribbean people trying to forward f****ery dawg. #keepAlkalineahYaad

  • ZiggyZagZag

    The country has been plagued by the scourge of crime for the last 10 years and near the top of the worlds highest murder rates in 2011 . The UK Daily Mail recently listed the Capital City of Basseterre as the most murderous city in the world. Although there has been a reduction in violent crimes , particularly murders, the country remains among the top 3 in crime including murders, in the Caribbean. Within the last 6 weeks there has been a number of brazen daylight robberies of Banks including the Bank of Nova Scotia as well as a number of businesses.

    It appears the devil and his legion of demons breakfast in St. Kitts on tha regular! Barring one dancehall star from this den of inequity is akin to stopping a herd of charging elephants with a wet paper napkin!

  • http://www.vice.com Tweley

    Hate tot say it, but when you are banned from a country, it’s sign you made it..

  • NYC one

    This will not affect Alkaline if he was banned from the US that’s a different story .

  • hennessey

    GOOD FI DEM