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Jamaica: Reggae vs. poder político

It has long been the practice of politicians to use the music of entertainers as a means of injecting energy into their campaigns and political rallies, but according to Chronixx, he does not take kindly to the use of his music for…

La fusión jamaiquina hoy

aribbean food is king on Utica Avenue in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights neighborhood. Walking on the strip between Eastern Parkway and Empire Boulevard, it’s common to see a cloud of smoke puffing from black barrels on the curb. Chefs at Jamaican…

Jamaica: el ghetto es una identidad

As a majority black nation, Jamaica's people have a knack for spotting out racism in other societies. Historically, our leaders have been keen to denounce racism. Marcus Garvey, our first national hero, continues to be celebrated for his…

Una larga mirada sobre su obra

Há 30 anos, assassinato brutal interrompeu vida do jamaicano Peter Tosh, mas sua obra ainda ecoa Por Jair Dos Santos Cortecertu “Minhas músicas vêm da experiência pessoal e fraternal, o que significa comunidade, fraternidade e…

Peter Tosh, el reggae de la liberación

Lejos del paz y amor, Peter Tosh sostenía, en sus letras y declaraciones, que los oprimidos y explotados de este sistema debían organizarse y luchar para conseguir transformarlo, la canción Equal Rights proclama: “No quiero ninguna paz.…