Last Monday, the British singer and songwriter George Alan O’Dowd, better known as Boy George, leader of the eighties new romantic band Culture Club, reached six decades of life.
Although it is true that initially Boy George drew attention even above the musical themes of the group for not limiting himself in showing his homosexual inclination through his androgynous image as its main singer, although at the time he even came out to the light that had a relationship with the band’s drummer, Jon Moss, that did not prevent his musical talent from prevailing, achieving the success of several songs today considered classics ranging from the ballad “Do you really want to hurt me?” to “Karma Chamaleon”, which at the time even had its version in Spanish by the singer Yuri, and already as a soloist standing out with compositions also hers as the main theme of the Oscar-winning film “Game of Tears” (Neil Jordan , 1992).
Since we mentioned openly gay and British singers, in which Boy George had his respective celebration, the singer also Oscar winner Elton John announced that next Friday he will co-host with his husband David Furnish and other interpreters belonging to the community. LGBT like Demi Lovato and others from You Tube Pride 2021 that next Friday 25 will be part of the celebration through said Gay Pride Month platform.
Continuing with the British groups and the anniversaries, who were with long tablecloths as we anticipated a few weeks ago when they were one of the best participations in the Billboard Music Awards was the British band Duran Duran, who last Tuesday celebrated 40 years of the release of his first self-titled album which on June 27, 1981 reached the number 1 position in his native country without any problem to remain on the charts for a total of 118 weeks.
On Wednesday the commemoration that took place was the 50th anniversary of the birth of the ill-fated rapper of New York origin Tupac Shakur, who on the cusp of success and even having to his credit several successes also within his music in Hollywood films such as “Juice” 1992) and “Without fear in the heart” (1993), which he starred in with Janet Jackson, was murdered in September 1996 at the age of 25 in Las Vegas, Nevada, a victim of the East Coast gang rivalry. against the West Coast of the United States in which he was immersed from the moment he emigrated from New York to California and began to make collaborations with the Californian rapper Dr. Dre.
To finish, and continuing with the celebrations now related to Father’s Day that is celebrated next Sunday, tomorrow at the Azteca Uno signal, the Mexican singer-songwriter Pepe Aguilar will be accompanied by his children Ángela and Leonardo Aguilar in a concert entitled “ Los Aguilares ”at 9:00 p.m., the same that will give the initial flag in addition to the celebrations for the parents to a week of concerts that will be offered from virtual on platforms such as Amazon (for that of the“ Prime Day ”, next Monday 21) until face-to-face like the one that will take place on Thursday 24 at the City Theater of the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Coahuila desert with the tenor Fernando de la Mora in a tribute to the late maestro Armando Manzanero.
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