As second in line to post a Song of the Day, I’ve decided to take a somewhat calculated risk. Calculated because it’s a soundly justified choice; a risk because I do not think I’ll ever be able to top it.
Pioneer of Haitian compas music, Sweet Micky is now more commonly known in international circles as Michel Martelly. Yes, the current President of Haiti, Michel Martelly.
I am in fact just nearing the climatic end of Graham Greene’s The Comedians, which spurred on this enlightening YouTube quest at 12am, and thankfully now my knowledge of Haitian culture has extended way past Wyclef Jean.
N.B. Expect something completely unrelated on Friday.