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Jamaica: Reggae and the Diaspora

Categories: Caribbean, Jamaica, Arts & Culture, History, Ideas, Migration & Immigration, Music, Religion

“One of the implications of this nexus between Rastafari and the work of songwriters such as Burning Spear, Bob Andy and Bob Marley was their insistence in giving voice to the plight of the dispossessed by using the prophetic discourse of the Bible.” Jamaican Geoffrey Philp explains. [1]