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State of Affairs:Impact of Reggae Music on African Diaspora

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Stan Smith will be back next week with a live broadcast

The Keys 107 and State of Affairs proudly presents the rebroadcast of "The Significance of Reggae Music as a Form of Self Expression and Authenticity to self-identification" with Host Stan Smith.

Today we continue the commentary of the significance of reggae music as a form self-expression and authenticity to self-identity on the Diaspora. Today’s program will look at the music of Reggae Artists and Dub Poets  whose  revolutionary lyrics shape the form, content and logic of reggae music impact in the Diaspora .  They include Jamaican dub poets Michael Smith, Oku Onuora & Mutabaruka.   

Our special guest is Jamaican dub poet Oku Onuora. Who will explain the origins of dub poetry, what dub poetry is, and its relationship to the Diaspora. We will look at Reggae within the Body politic in Britain with music of Delroy Washington, Steel Pulse, Aswad and Dub Poet LKJ.  We will look at the music and several Reggae Artists whose revolutionary lyrics shape the form, content and logic of reggae music.