UWI BOOKSHOP » Faculty of Humanities and Education » Cultural Studies » CUL0090 » BLACK TO THE ROOTS: REGGAE'S RISE, DOWNPRESSION & REASCENSIO
Model: CUL0090
ISBN: 0970064675
Authors: PTAHSEN,-SHABAZZ, R.A.
Publishers: THOSE FOUR SOUNDS PRESS
Price: $0.00JMD
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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 12 September, 2011.
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Since the 1970s, the reggae lyricist/poet has been arguably the most significant collective voice of awakening in the Pan-African world. But in 1981, immediately following the tragic passing of Bob Marley, an obvious change took place in the reggae music genre. Reggae's classical roots form, characterized by its Rastafari-inspired cultural-political incisiveness, would only gain limited access in the emerging commercial market thus contributing to reggae devolving into a greatly compromised music with only glimpses of its original roots style gaining access.........