Trivia of the day

In February 1992, the king of pop, Michael Jackson, was crowned king in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He was installed as prince of the Sanwi.

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Michael sacré roi dans le térritoire de Sanwi

The American hip hop artist LL Cool J had preceded him in 1986, being crowned honorary Chief Kwasi Achi-Brou by the elder council of the nearby village Gran-Bassan.

LL Cool J in Abidjan circa 1986.

Not only rappers wear a lot of gold !