In Haiti, a hit song about ‘sugar babies’ and ‘papas’ becomes social commentary
The catchy song with the frenetic beat airs the dirty secret that everyone knows but no one talks about: “The brother is shacking up with mademoiselle but mademoiselle leaves him and takes an old man.”Born in Haiti’s most notorious slum, the wildly popular hit song Madan Papa — loose translation from Creole, sugar baby or daddy’s girl — has set off an uncomfortable debate about a sad reality. This nation’s brutal economic environment is leading young women ro enter into sexual relationships with older men in exchange for financial favors as a means of survival.
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Fwet Kash edition " Madigras mwen pa pe'w se mou'n ou ye "
VIP, Harmon Linder & Rogowsky, & Madame Gougouse Presents our annual Haitian Labor Day Fest!!!
Saturday, September 2, 2017
Come end your summer with family and friends to a day of music, food & drinks,
Live performances by your favorite artists.
Advanced tickets for Adults are $40. Kids tickets are $20. Kids are free before 4pm. There are no refunds!
Several DJs on the turnstyle playing your favorite songs....
Don't miss out, get your tickets early!!!
For questions, please call (718) 257-5744
Bingo Naval 2017 - fwet kash edition
The New York Haitian Promoters Coalition (NYHPC) would like to take this opportunity to invite you to the 2nd annual A la Carte: A Food & Culture Festival.
Food and entertainment for the whole family showcasing Caribbean, Haitian and African cuisine. Chefs demo, bands, face painting, drumming and more.
Event hosted by the one and Only Dahved Levy
Corporate Executive Chef at BB Kings Restaurant Chef Patrick Simpson and Chef Natacha Gómez
Music By BoHio Music & Casym Steel Pan
And style show by Sabine's Hallway
And much much more!
Come indulge in the cuisine of the Black Diaspora!
The event will be held on Sunday, July 30th, 2017, at BKLYN Commons, located at 495 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225. BKLYN Commons, which provides both an indoor and outdoor environment, is the perfect setting for the festival as it’s situated in the epicenter of the Caribbean and African communities of NYC.
The festival in it’s second year, is the first one of it's kind in NYC targeting the Caribbean, Haitian and African Market. With over 2 million Caribbean and African born immigrants, New York City is a mecca of diversity, culture and exchange.
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Back by popular demand Bingo night with Klass and Enposib.