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Reggae: More Than Just Beach Vibes and Bob Marley (Although We Love Those Too)

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Let's face it, most of us first encountered reggae through a hazy image of a palm tree swaying on a postcard, with Bob Marley serenading us about island life. But reggae, my friends, is so much more than just soundtrack for burnt noses and fruity cocktails. It's a vibrant tapestry woven from social commentary, spiritual yearning, and some seriously funky beats. The Roots Run Deep (and Skunky): Reggae's story starts in the 1960s in Jamaica, a place simmering with the aftereffects of colonialism and the rise of the Rastafari movement. This religious movement, with its emphasis on living a natural life and celebrating African heritage, became the soul of reggae. Rastafarian beliefs fueled lyrics about social justice, repatriation to Africa (cue Bob Marley's "Get Up, Stand Up"), and of course, praising Jah (their term for God). The Skank Stops for No One: But reggae isn't just about righteous messages. It's about feeling the groove! The signature sound com

Reggae Hour Interview: Reggae Star Lincoln Prophet Discusses Musical Journey

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In a recent interview on Mr. E's Southside Bosses show, Jamaican reggae artist Lincoln Prophet dives deep into his musical roots, tracing his path from his Jamaican upbringing to international recognition. Born Weithney Reid in Saint Elizabeth Parish, Lincoln's passion for music blossomed early. After immigrating to the US at 14, music became his constant companion. Even during his military service, Lincoln gravitated towards reggae, collaborating with established artists like Sugar Minott and Frankie Paul. Watch Interview Here: The year 1991 marked a turning point. With laser focus, Lincoln embarked on a full-time music career. Experimenting with diverse styles and lyrical approaches, he landed his first vinyl production alongside Corporal Tim. His talent resonated with audiences both in the US and Jamaica, where he seamlessly blended reggae with emerging hip-hop influences. Back in Jamaica, Lincoln's star continued to rise. He signed with the prestigious Youth-man Promoti

Tydal kamau in Africa

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