The legendary entertainer’s home in Lincoln Crescent is set to be transferred into a ‘Bogle Museum’ by fellow Black Roses member, Lonsdale ‘Boysie’ Guy.
According to Lonsdale, the museum will help to preserve the legacy of the iconic Dancehall figure, while uplifting his community, which is currently undergoing a difficult period with violence.
While he says he is confident the museum will have a positive impact on the community he explained that there is still some hurdles to cross before they can officially open their doors
“I have to get the go-ahead from the persons who own the yard and send a letter to the office of the Ministry of Culture, which has been delayed because I’ve been traveling and teaching, so everything isn’t done as yet,” Lonsdale explained.
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Although it is yet to open its doors officially yet Lonsdale revealed he has already been giving tours of the location for years through his dance workshops.
“The museum is gonna have memorabilia as I’m organizing some of the stuff he used to wear at parties, and also merchandise like T-shirts and cups with his photos. The residents are supportive because it’s something everybody can benefit from, just like Bob Marley has a museum. It’s gonna provide employment for a lot of the guys in Roses so dem a look forward to it.”
Bogle was shot and killed back in 2005 at a Gas Station in St Andrew after departing Weddy Wednesdays at Stone Love HQ. The iconic dancer would have celebrated his 54th birthday on August 22nd.