SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic. The Vice President of the Republic, Margarita Cedeño de Fernández, considered that the urban music singer El Alfa, has to transform vulgarity and obscenity into values and principles for youth, this after the negative comments that the artist received when he was awarded a statuette at the 2019 Soberano Awards.
In her Twitter account the vice president said that Emanuel Herrera Batista has the great opportunity to demonstrate the sincerity of the call he made at the Awards ceremony.
#ElAlfa tiene la gran oportunidad de demostrar la sinceridad del llamado que hizo en los pasados #PremiosSoberano2019, con su música y sus letras. Le toca a este joven artista, querido por muchos, transformar la vulgaridad y la obscenidad en valores y principios para la juventud.
— Margarita Cedeño (@margaritacdf) March 24, 2019
The vice president said that culture serves to change behaviors and behaviors. “I do not judge anyone without knowing their history. I met El Alfa and I think he knows that what is really important is NOT in his pockets or vulgarity. I hope you can take that message to your audience. ”
It is recalled that the artist was arrested and then punished for the obscene words he uttered against the parents of the country during a video released on social networks.
The singer had to clean the Plaza de la Bandera from 8:00 to 10:00 in the morning for 15 days and sing the National Anthem of the Dominican Republic, assigned by the former Attorney General of the Republic, Francisco Domínguez Brito.
“El Alfa” said he felt embarrassed by the fact of pronouncing obscene words in a film he produced in the Plaza de la Bandera.
The video shows El Alfa filming with a cell phone in the Plaza de la Bandera and vociferating and insulting the founders of the Dominican Republic with bad words.