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One Love: Unveiling the Heart of Rastafari Culture

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

[Live Interview] Why Glen Washington won't make violent music

Ladies and Gentlemen, Glen Washington. Glenroy Washington is not your average run of the mill artist. This well rounded Veteran to the Reggae Industry has been dominating hearts of people all over the world. dropping multiple albums including  Brother To Brother  (1996),  Studio One Get Next To Me  (1998),  VP Records /Joe Frasier Think About It  (1999),  Digital Eclipse Records Can't You See  (1999),  Charm Records Solitary Red Rose  (1999), Ruff Stuff Records Wandering Stranger  (2000), Studio One Number One Girl  (2000), VP Records Can't Keep A Good Man Down  (2001), Don One Sounds Free Up The Vibes  (2001), VP Records Your Love  (2002), VP Records Wanna Be Loved  (2004), VP Records The Right Road , (2004), Jet Star Records Heart Of The City  (2006), Don One Sounds Destiny  (2008), VP Records Glen Washington Meets Jah Ruby  (2009), Jah Ruby Records/VP Records Masterpiece  (2012), Zion High Productions Vibes  (2013), Cou$ins Records Time of My Live  (2017), Love Injection Pro