Funeral of Black-Alex at Eglise St-Pierre of Pétion-ville

Jamecy Alex Pierre, or Black Alex as he was better known, passed away on November 13, 2015 at the age of 39 after a prolonged illness of tuberculosis. He was the king of Haitian Rap and Ragga, an icon and member of the popular 90s Haitian rap group 'King Posse'. He had a knack for paintings.


Death was never a stranger to Black Alex. Back in, on April, 2006, when Black Alex was leaving a concert which was part of a soccer game, as well, in the suburb of Port-au-Prince, he was robbed at gunpoint by a bunch of goons for a diamond chain, a gift from another rapper Wyclef Jean. The robbers shot him four times. Last year he was admitted to a hospital with pneumonia and there was rumor of his death in February 2015.

Black Alex along with his other band members dominated the rap Kreyol world in the 1990's with hits like Lokal, Diana, Cool non and many others. On November 26th, painters and actors were present to pay tribute to his departed soul at the Place Boyer. His funeral will be sung in the Saint Peter's Church in Petionville (outskirts of the capital), on the morning of Friday, November 27, 2015. The music lovers of the world has extended their condolences and sympathy to Black Alex's fans, friends and family, especially his only child, daughter Alexandra Pierre and his wife Nadege Penn.

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