Blondy, Alpha [Seydou Kone]
- Gregory F. Barz
(b Dimbokro, Côte d'Ivoire, Jan 1, 1953). Ivorian singer. He is known for his performances of Afro-Reggae. He and his band Solar System sing in French, English, Arabic, Hebrew and Dioula. Unlike the lyrics of Jamaican reggae, Blondy's lyrics are primarily political; his songs often concern issues of freedom, unity and social revolution. His first single, ...