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Transcript of REGGAE
Reggae is a music genre first developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s.
more properly denotes a particular music style that evolved out of the earlier genre rocksteady
Bob Marley was the most well Known Rastafarian in Reggae music.
The first major influence in the crossover of reggae, with a hit film and album in 1972 rollickingly hypnotic "The Harder They Come."
Dennis Brown was an inspiration and influence for many reggae singers from the late 1970s through to the 2000s, including Bob Marley.
OUT OF MANY PEOPLE, ONE PEOPLE
REGGAE POPULATION IS ABOUT 20% OF THE JAMAICAN REGION
Coat Of Arms
: Represents the Rastafarian roots.
: Represents the Lion of Judah & the Son of Solomon.
: Herb of life & healing of nations.
: Symbolizes the country.
: Represent the Motto.
:"Out of many people, one people."
Negatives are never used Ex:Death is replaced with the word.
Drinks no Alcohol.
Do not eat fish longer than 12 inches long.
Read bible regularly.
Respect women as Queens
The most common language for
Jamaicans is "
Bong Belly Pickney-
A greedy child
Bumba Clot -
To be cheated out of something.
is a very important holiday to Jamaicans. It's a movable fast that is celebrated between Feb.4th & March 10th.
Jamaican Beef Patties
Jamaican Ackee & Saltfish
Jamaican Passion Fruit
The Redemption Song
was written in 1979 &
released in 1980. It was the final track on Bob Marley & the Wailers' ninth abulm. In 2009, Jamaican poet and broadcaster Mutabaruka chose "Redemption Song" as the most influential recording in Jamaican music history.
At the time this song was written Bob Marley was
Diagnosed with Cancer in his toe that later on was to take his life. The Redemption Song urges listeners to "Emancipate yourself from mental slavery," because "None but ourselves can free our minds".
April 1, 1948 - still living
Feb. 6, 1945-May 11, 1981
Feb. 1, 1957-July 1,1999