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One Love: Unveiling the Heart of Rastafari Culture

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Rastafari, often mistaken for just dreadlocks and reggae, pulsates with a rich history, vibrant belief system, and unique practices that extend far beyond the shores of Jamaica. Born from the struggles of the African diaspora, Rastafari offers a powerful message of liberation, respect for Africa, and a call for unity. This blog post delves into the heart of Rastafari culture, exploring its core beliefs, practices, and customs that resonate from Jamaica to Ethiopia. Rooted in Faith: A Reinterpreted Bible Central to Rastafari is a distinct interpretation of the Bible. Rastas believe in one God, Jah, who they see as a manifestation of the divine within each person. They draw heavily from the Old Testament, particularly the story of the Israelites' captivity in Babylon. This resonates with the Rastafarian experience of oppression under European colonialism, which they view as metaphorical Babylon. Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia, crowned in 1930, holds immense significance. Many R

WATUSI IS BACK ON B.O.S.S. Radio and its BIGGER than Texas

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Watusi Worldwide Traveling all over the world, Watusi has brought a lot of peace, love and happiness to many of nations. How many of you can say that? Their music consisting of live instruments, live vocals, and... well just live. We was introduced to this phenomenon on our first interview, but, as all greatness, we could not grasp the totality of this great band. So we will have Jimi Towry back on Reggae Hour to help us encompass.  Check out the last interview here as we gear up to help you stay in tuned to their tour in ASIA...  Hi! We are WATUSI. WATUSI is the premier "REGGAE/WORLDBEAT" band from Texas, an original legend of the genre. For over 30 years they have won respect worldwide, with international tours and radio airplay in 130 countries, winning numerous Reggae and World Music Awards. Watusi has released 7 albums and is an eclectic tribe of 10 world muscians, joining positive vibes and music in a true Rasta spirit, with a "One World, One God, One Love"

Billyboy The Jamaican Cowboy: The first to ever do it.

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  REGGAE MIXED WITH COUNTRY SINGER BILLYBOY The Jamaican Cowboy  The First Country Reggae Singer BILLYBOY THE JAMAICAN COWBOY Joined MR. E for a phenomenal chat on B.O.S.S. Radio's REGGAE HOUR PODCAST on iTunes, iHeartRadio, Amazon, Google Podcast, Apple Podcast or Right above LOL. After this interview make sure to find Billyboy The Jamaican Cowboy on those same streaming services and platforms. https://music.apple.com/us/artist/billyboy-the-jamaican-cowboy/1380201217 https://open.spotify.com/artist/1mICGZ0dJqy5WYAdaV1KDN https://music.amazon.com/artists/B07CT7XT4D/billyboy-the-jamaican-cowboy https://www.deezer.com/us/artist/14710351 https://www.jango.com/music/Billyboy+the+jamaican+cowboy/images https://www.youtube.com/@billyboythejamaicancowboy https://www.reverbnation.com/billyboythejamaicancowboy Billyboy the Jamaican Cowboy: Bridging Cultures with Music and Heart Billyboy the Jamaican Cowboy isn't your average artist. This Kingston native is a true melting pot of influenc

Hardio proves he is a Reggae Phenomenon

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  Hardio for Peace and Love Talking with this brother was a straight blessing and We can't wait for you to hear this conversation. Talking about Music, reminiscing about friends, manifesting the future, there was no stone left unturned in this dialogue between two highly intelligent men. Biography Leon Smith (Hardio) Leon Smith, better known to the world as HARDIO, is a dynamic, talented artist hailing from the heart of Kingston, Jamaica. His unique sound and tone were recognized by his friends at a young age, leading them to christen him with his memorable stage name. Growing up in Kingston during the 90s, HARDIO was immersed in a vibrant musical scene, surrounded by talented artists like his neighbor, the legendary Spragga Benz. From an early age, he honed his skills, performing at every school fair and classroom gathering. Focused on creating great content with beautiful melodies, HARDIO quickly became a fixture in the local music scene. Determined to succeed in his musical care