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Pow Lenn Reggae Artist

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B.O.S.S. Radio Presents Pow Lenn Live Southside Bosses was honored to host Pow Lenn, Reggae Artist from the Islands. He Chops it up with Mr. E about his Inspiration for his son Wata Gwaan (Whats Going On?) He talks of his friend going thru trying times, his background with Reggae, his on going negotiations with Hostel Records and the UN Cultural Heritage list, "It's good, but people who really listen to reggae don't really dwell on that. They still have to feed their face." Bringing it back full circle to the core of Reggae: The struggle and how to love life.  So tune in now and here Wata Gwaan , What's going on?

[Reggae] UNESCO: "...the music continues to act as a voice for all."

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Reggae Music Makes it to the   Global Culture Heritage List  Bob Marley would be so proud of the child he helped raise, Reggae. UNESCO, on November 29th 2018, included Reggae Music of Jamaica on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Olivia Grange,  Jamaica's Minister of Culture, Gender and Entertainment applied earlier this year and she has been victorious.  What Exactly does this mean? Well, that's above our expertise so we will let the Website Reggaeville explain but one thing I do know is that with the new inclusion, Reggae music will be protected by the UN on the grounds of "Its contribution to international discourse on issues of injustice, resistance, love and humanity underscores the dynamics of the element as being at once cerebral, socio-political, sensual and spiritual. The basic social functions of the music – as a vehicle for social commentary, a cathartic practice, and a means of praising God – have not chan