Last rites for champion calypsonian: Relatives gathered around the casket at the funeral service for Calypsonian Mighty Rebel which was held at the Cliff Anderson’s Sports Hall yesterday. He died on May 31st at the age of 72. He was known for bold and unapologetic political commentary which challenged the state of affairs. The six-time Calypso Monarch winner had under his belt the 1988 hit “Secondhand,” “Dessie You Wrong” (1993), “Political Lie” (1997), “Ask de President” (2001), “Is We Put You Deh” (2007) and “All Awee Know De Man” (2010). He was also the runner-up nine times in the competition.
A section of the large congregation present at the homegoing service at the Cliff Anderson’s Sports Hall yesterdayfor Guyanese Calypsonian Mighty Rebel (inset)