Dangdut Gaga

Lady Gaga had to cancel her appearance in Indonesia due to opposition by Indonesian authority of her wild and raunchy show. I wonder what she would think when she see the picture below:

dangdut Indonesia

Pic credited to www.ctv.ca

JAKARTA (June 18, 2012): In a country where opposition to Lady Gaga forced the provocative pop star to cancel her show this month, Indonesia’s home-grown stars are also raising the ire of religious authorities. With increasingly lewd lyrics and raunchy dance moves, hugely popular “dangdut” music – an Indonesian fusion of Arabic, Malay, Indian and western pop influences – is testing the limits of propriety in the world’s largest Muslim nation.

Lady Gaga’s decision to cancel the Indonesian leg of her world tour due to threats by Muslim hardliners opposed to her racy choreography and support for gay rights highlighted the increasing power of groups pushing a strict view of Islam. Yet such groups face an ongoing challenge on the domestic front with dangdut, a genre whose origins date back to the 1930s but whose critics contend is becoming increasingly sexually explicit.

Read more HERE.

-Dangdut Gaga

Ismail N

I am lifestyle blogger cum internet marketer, who has been blogging and writing since the day the Web 2.0 was created. I love sports and traveling, and am addicted to coffee and Man Utd. I enjoy putting passion and personality into each website designed.


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  • aimannajmy June 21, 2012, 7:35 am

    ntah hape2 kadang diorg ni.. cam over lebih dari artis nak mai tu, pastu tak bagi masuk lak

  • maza June 20, 2012, 9:22 am

    eloklah tu.. katanya negara yg umat Islam yang teramai..
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  • akubiomed June 19, 2012, 5:49 pm

    I never understand what is going on. :-(

  • titan June 19, 2012, 3:04 pm

    ntah la. kekadang aku tak faham diorang ni..

  • nurmisnan June 19, 2012, 12:23 pm

    hik3.. dangdut gaga.. sesuailah sgt..
    memang TAK ler nak tgk dangdut mcm gambar atas nih..

  • anif June 19, 2012, 8:00 am

    Wahaha.. Ini macam pun ada! Entah apa-apa la..
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