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State of Affairs -The Real Story of Reggae

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My Guest today is musicologist Dermot Hussey. Dermot Hussey is  formerly Music Director and Program Director For the Joint, at XM Satellite Radio and current On Air Host with SiriusXM  Radio for The Joint and Real Jazz, and produces RIFFIN, a twice weekly.

Reggae Music will get bigger, and bigger and find its right people-Bob Marley

“The real story of reggae in the 21st century is really the story of its outreach, its impact” - Dermot Hussey

The institution of Slavery created the narrative of the African slave’s life in the diaspora. In quest for liberation, the story of life African took many forms. Music became one of the soundtracks of the African slave’s life in the diaspora. In the quest self-expression, the slave created what Bob Marley called “songs of freedom”. From resistance to redemption, from rebellion to liberation.

Reboardcast: 11/01/12

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