The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community has been making life uncomfortable for some of Jamaica’s dancehall artists. With the targeting of some events and the constant protests against them many have seen their earnings dropped with shows being canceled as nervous promoters back out not wanting to offend them.
Queen Ifrica has had more than her fair share of protests for her radical stance and no nonsense attitude when it comes on to the lifestyle.
Recently at the Medical Sciences complex, University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, last Tuesday evening, Queen Ifrica made a demand of homosexuals and the former People’s National Party (PNP) government.
“I want an apology from the gay community for defamation of character against Queen Ifrica and also from the former Youth and Culture Ministry. She was the head at the time, Lisa Hanna,” Queen Ifrica said. “I would like an apology for all those things thrown at me, including the kitchen sink,” she said.
Ifrica’s comments came in light at an incident that happened in 2013 while performing at the Grand Gala. While she was performing at the Grand Gala concert held at the National Stadium, the microphone was turned off, after Queen Ifrica did the song, Keep it to yourself and was speaking about Jamaica’s anti-sodomy laws and advocating for the legalization of marijuana.