President Martelly carrying Black Alex's coffin
Here is a picture of the funeral of Haitian Artist Alex James PIERRE, known as Black Alex. President Michel Martelly carrying his coffin.
Jamency "Black Alex" Pierre (born on October 16, 1976), the famous Rap and Ragga artist from 'King Posse' band passed away on November 13, 2015 at the age of 39 after prolonged illness. His real name was Jamecy Alex Pierre. He, along with his other band members dominated the rap Kreyol world in the 1990's with hits like Lokal, Diana, Cool non, and many others. His funeral was held in the Saint Peter's Church in Petionville (outskirts of the capital), on the morning of Friday, November 27, 2015, under the care of the Haitian government. President Martelly, who was present on the occasion, was seen to carry Black Alex's coffin during the ceremony; the President has expressed his sympathy via twitter.« Previous · Next »