Monday, August 03, 2009

Michael Jackson Inspired Didier Drogba’s Hairstyle

This just in…

An Ivory Coast village held two days of funeral ceremonies at the weekend in honour of Michael Jackson, who had been declared a "son" and "prince" of Krindjabo during a visit in 1992. The day after the pop music legend's death in Los Angeles on June 25, leaders of the Akan ethnic group living in the southeast of the country tried to claim his body as their "son" so that he might be buried in Krindjabo in accordance with tradition. Although their request was rejected, they nevertheless decided to say farewell to Jackson, who had been given the title "Prince of Sanwi". The president of the organising committee Olivier Kattie said genealogical research had shown that Jackson was descended from the royal line of the Sanwi.

Now that kinda explains Didier Drogba's greasy, Jheri curl look, doesn't it?

We've noticed we're getting a lot of readers from outside the country (Kenya), so for those of you who don't know who Didier Drogba is, here goes: Drogba is probably the greatest footballer Ivory Coast has ever produced. He plies his trade in the English Premier League and plays for London giants Chelsea. Drogba clearly stands out from the crop of other professional football players because of his Jheri Curl look...

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