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No apology

ANTOINETTE CONNELL, [email protected]

No apology

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CAPTAIN SAWYER IS HURT but remains unapologetic for his mildly popular calypso De Sugar Daddy that has offended a women’s activist and a politician.

“Miss, I never meant for this song to be offensive to nobody. This has me drain every day . . . . I am not apologising for my song. I am not taking back any lyrics. I am a calypsonian,” he told the DAILY NATION.

The singer known for his light-hearted take on social issues and sub-cultures is among the early controversies associated with the annual Crop Over Festival. One women’s organisation has called for Sawyer to be blacklisted from any state-funded events over De Sugar Daddy, an account of a quid pro quo relationship between men and women.

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.