Talking about what’s going on in the business as we all continue adjusting to being locked down.
- Apple Music expands coverage to more countries, including Jamaica.
- Soundcloud now offering digital music distribution.
- Up and coming artists who lack music business knowledge.
- Artists beefing and clashing during quarantine and why it’s not a good look.
- Sounds and Artists who have improved their position during the quarantine.
- Buju Banton ft. John Legend – Memories.
- Jah Izrehl – Never Worry.
Published May 11, 2020 at 12:04am
Nick from the Jamaican State of Mind podcast joins the Reggae Lover crew once again to discuss the topic: Why does Black America hate reggae?
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We analyze different aspects of culture, education, travel, and politics in an attempt to come up with answers.
White America had somewhat embraced reggae music by the time Bob Marley’s “Legend” album dropped. Black America as a whole never really joined the movement.
We also discuss the reasons why we care about this in the first place. It is a very real conversation from the heart, and worth a listen.
The community involvement of fallen rapper Nipsey Hussle lead to today’s topic: What is the social responsibility of the reggae artist who has gained notoriety in their community?
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Kahlil Wonda argues that artists should first clean up their lyrics. This way word and sound equals the power to influence others.
AGARD argues that artists should organize people and perform good deeds in the community to effect positive change.
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