The movie was a bomb. Mede-oprichter en tekstschrijver van discogroep de Village People, Henri Belolo, is op 82-jarige leeftijd overleden. This was the trigger: create a group with all the stereotypes of the American male.". Mr. Belolo, who was straight, and Mr. Morali, who was gay, initially focused on gay listeners as the group’s core audience. He was a club D.J. His mother, Marcelle (Azoulay) Belolo, was a model and fashion designer. A few years later, the pair would forever changed the global dance music landscape. Wat moet je deze week zien, horen of luisteren? They had regularly frequented gay clubs in Manhattan like the Anvil and the Ramrod. A year later, Village People released the album "Go West," which included "In the Navy," another song co-written by Belolo that peaked at No. In 1980 Mr. Belolo and Mr. Morali were among the producers of “Can’t Stop the Music,” a widely panned movie comedy starring the Village People and directed by Nancy Walker.

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